Download Music from Tidal to Android with/without Subscriptions

By Adam Gorden Posted on July 27, 2023

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Are you an avoid music lover with an Android device, looking for a seamless way to enjoy your favorite tracks from Tidal on-the-go? Look no further! In this guide, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of downloading music from Tidal directly to your Android phone or tablet. Let's dive in to enjoy high-quality tunes even when offline or without an internet connection.

Part 1. How to Download Tidal Music on Android Phone

For starters, you will need to download and install the Tidal Android app to your device. Then make sure you are Tidal members with either Tidal HiFi or HiFi Plus subscription to access Tidal's offline mode. Of course, you can go to Settings > Quality > Download to select a desired quality option, such as HiFi.

How to Download Tidal playlist/album on Android:

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  1. To download a playlist or album to your Android device, open the Tidal Android app.
  2. Tap on the Profile icon located on the bottom right of the screen to go to My Collection.
  3. Go to either the Playlists or Albums section.
  4. Select the individual playlist or album you want to download, and tap on the Download button.
  5. Once the downloading starts, the Download button will turn "Downloading".
  6. Once the downloading is finished, the Download button will turn "Downloaded". You can go find the Tidal downloads to listen to offline.

How to Download Tidal tracks on Android:

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  1. To download the tracks you've added to your music collection, go to My Collection.
  2. Scroll down to the Tracks section and select it.
  3. Toggle on the Download switch on the top of the Tracks section. And all the tracks will be added to download queue.

How to Access Your Tidal downloads on Android:

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  1. On your Android phone, go to My Collection.
  2. Scroll down to the Downloads section near the bottom and select it.
  3. Your Tidal downloads are accessible there for offline listening. You can choose to enable the Offline Mode to listen to them without an internet connection.

Part 2. How to Download and Save Tidal Music to Android Phone

You may know your downloads are encrypted by Tidal in digital rights management. This means even you can access the music files stored on your Android device, they are not transferrable to other devices or platforms. To download and save your favorite Tidal music to your Android device, you'll need a Tidal music downloader.

If you are looking for a Tidal Music to Android downloader, look no further than our ViWizard Tidal Music Converter. It enables computer users the ability to download music from Tidal Free, Tidal HiFi, and Tidal HiFi Plus. You can choose any Tidal tracks, playlists, albums, artists for downloading and conversion. To make it compatible with a media player on your Android device, you can set the output format to MP3, M4A, M4B, WAV, AAC, and FLAC. Lossless audio quality and full ID3 tags will be preserved, which ensures seamless listening experience on your Android device.

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Key Features of ViWizard Tidal Music Converter

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  • Download any Tidal content, including songs, albums, playlists, and artists
  • Support exporting Tidal music to MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A, and M4B
  • Preserve a whole set of ID3 tag information in the downloaded Tidal songs
  • Handle the conversion of Tidal music up to 5× faster speed and in batch

Step 1Select Tidal music

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Download and install either the Windows or Mac version of ViWizard Tidal Music Converter. After configuration, launch it from desktop and click Ok to launch the Tidal desktop app when prompted. Navigate to the desired music content, and drag and drop it to ViWizard. All the items will be loaded into ViWizard and a list of music tracks will appear.

Step 2Set output format

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To set an output format, click the menu icon in the upper right corner of the ViWizard Tidal Music Converter, and select Preferences. This will open the preferences settings. Go to the Convert tab, and click on the chevron down icon next to it, and select the desired format, such as MP3.

Step 3Download Tidal music


To download Tidal music, click on the Convert button. Wait until the conversion to finish, and open up the converted menu. You can check to see specific or all downloaded music files stored on the computer.

Part 3. How to Transfer Downloaded Tidal Music to Android Phone

Transferring downloaded Tidal music files to an Android phone or tablet is straightforward, just connect your Android device to the computer via a USB cable and follow these steps.

From Windows PC:

Step 1. Connect your Android device to your PC by using a USB cable.

Step 2. On your Android device, pull down the notification shade and enable the File Transfer mode.

Step 3. Your computer should recognize the Android device as an external storage device.

Step 4. Navigate to the folder on your computer where the music files are located.

Step 5. Copy the downloaded Tidal music files and paste them into the appropriate folder on your Android device, such as the "Music" folder.

From Mac:

Step 1. For Mac users, you can use the "Android File Transfer" application to do the transfer. Make sure to download and install Android File Transfer from the official website.

Step 2. Connect your Android device to your Mac.

Step 3. Open the Android File Transfer application, you should see your Android device.

Step 4. Navigate to the folder on your Mac where the downloaded Tidal music files are located.

Step 5. Drag and drop the music files from your Mac to the desired location on your Android device.

Part 4. FAQs about Downloading Tidal Music to Android

Q1.Can I download Tidal music for offline listening on my Android device?

A1.Yes, the Offline Mode feature is available on supported device by Tidal, such as Android device and tablets from Android 7, export for Blackberry Android. Tidal members are allowed to offline content, including albums, movies, videos, shows, and playlists.

Q2.How do I download Tidal music to my Android phone or tablet?

A2.To download Tidal music on your Android device, use the steps mentioned earlier in Part 1 to open the Tidal app, find the desired content, and toggle on the "Download" button and the items will be added to the download queue.

Q3.Can I download Tidal music directly to my Android device?

A3.While Tidal members can download Tidal music for offline listening on an Android device, the files are encrypted in digital rights management and can be played on Tidal only. However, third-party Tidal Music downloader such as ViWizard Tidal Music Converter allows you to download music from Tidal into playable files on your device.

Q4.Where can I find the downloaded Tidal music on my Android device?

A4.The downloaded Tidal music is stored within the Tidal app itself, and you can access your Tidal downloads through the "Downloads" section in My Collection. If you try to access the downloaded files directly through a file manager, the files are not transferrable as Tidal employs a digital rights management.

Q5.Can I download Tidal music to an SD card on my Android device?

A5.Yes, if your Android device supports expandable storage through an SD card, you can set the Tidal app to download music directly to the SD card. In the Tidal app settings, you should access Settings > Music Playback > Download Destination > Internal > Memory Card.

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