How to Set Tidal Music as Alarm for Android/iPhone

By Adam Gorden Posted on June 26, 2023

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Many music enthusiasts prefer to wake up to their favorite tunes, and setting alarms with familiar music can enhance the morning routine. By incorporating your preferred music streaming service, such as Tidal, you can infuse your alarm with personalized melodies, empowering you to start each day with a soundtrack that resonates.

This guide will outline the steps to set Tidal music as an alarm on both Android and iPhone devices, allowing you to wake up to the sounds you love most.

Part 1. How to Use Tidal Music as Alarm Effortlessly

No matter you are using iPhone or Android smartphone, you can set your favorite Tidal music as alarm effortlessly by taking advantage of a powerful third-party app called ViWizard Tidal Music Converter.

While the Tidal music songs are protected by Tidal's digital rights management and can't be used besides Tidal's platform, ViWizard can help remove the restriction for more personal use, including using Tidal music songs as alarm. When you download music files from Tidal, you can directly use the music files as the alarm sounds of your iOS and Android devices. Meanwhile, you have unlocked more music possibility with your Tidal music collection.

ViWizard Tidal Music Converter is designed for all Tidal music members to convert and download any music track to a commonly-used music file, such as MP3. It supports batch downloading, and you can add playlists, albums, artists and more. Besides MP3, you can also choose WAV, M4B, M4A, AAC, and FLAC as the audio format. While some third parties may not ensure the audio quality, ViWizard will keep the highest audio quality losslessly with the downloaded music file. You can try either the Windows or Mac version of ViWizard. Once you got the downloaded music files, you can head to transfer them to your mobile phone and set it as your alarm.

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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 songs

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Launch the ViWizard app. If prompted, grant to launch or relaunch the Tidal desktop app. If you haven't installed the Tidal desktop app, you'll be redirected to its official website to download the latest version. Return to Tidal and make sure you're logged in with your Tidal account, Once logged in, head over to your favorite Tidal music songs, playlists, or alarms and drag them to ViWizard's main interface.

Step 2Adjust output format

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Once added, click on the menu icon in the upper-right corner and open the Preferences settings. Choose the Convert tab, and click the chevron down icon next to the current format, and select MP3 from the context menu. You can also adjust the bit rate, sample rate, or channel there. After that, click OK to save these settings.

Step 3Download Tidal music files


Back to ViWizard's main interface and click on the Convert button to start converting and downloading the music tracks in batch. The conversion will complete at a super faster speed. Once done, click on the file button next to the output location. This will open the music folder that contains all the downloaded music files.

Part 2. How to Set Tidal Music as Alarm on iPhone

Transferring Tidal music to iPhone:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer using the USB cable and open iTunes or Finder on macOS Catalina and later.

Step 2. Added the downloaded Tidal music into the iTunes library. Click File > Add File/Folder to Library in iTunes and choose the Tidal music file.

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Step 3. Once the music file is added to the iTunes library, select your iPhone from the devices section in iTunes, and use Music > Sync Music > Entire music library > Apply to sync your entire music library with the music file to your iPhone.

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Step 4. Head over to the Music app > Library > Downloaded to check to see the music file. You can now use the music file as your alarm sound.

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Setting Tidal music as iPhone's alarm:

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Step 1. Open the Cloud app on your iPhone.

Step 2. Tap the "Alarm" tab at the bottom of the screen.

Step 3. Tap the "+" button in the upper-right corner to create a new alarm or select an existing alarm to modify. You may also want to set the desired time for the alarm.

Step 4. Tap on the "Sound" option.

Step 5. Go to SONGS > "Pick a song" option. This will open the Library section in the Music app.

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Step 6. Go to the "Downloaded" section, and locate and select the Tidal music song you want to use as the alarm sound.

Step 7. Tap the "+" button next to the music song.

Step 8. After selecting the song, go back to the Clock app and the music song will be played automatically for you to preview it.

Step 9. Tap "Save" to confirm your alarm settings.

Part 3. How to Set Tidal Music as Alarm on Android

Transferring Tidal music to Android:

Step 1. Connect your Android smartphone to your computer using the USB cable. If you are using the Mac computer, you'll also need to make sure you have downloaded and installed the Android File Transfer App.

Step 2. Transfer the downloaded Tidal music to your Android smartphone through File Explorer (Windows) or Android File Transfer app (Mac).

Setting Tidal music as Android's alarm:

Step 1. On your Android smartphone, open the Clock app.

Step 2. Tap Alarm.

Step 3. Select an existing alarm or create a new one.

Step 4. Tap the Down arrow icon.

Step 5. Tap the current sound's name.

Step 6. Tap Add new > Your sound file, then scroll down to look for the desired file stored in the Files app.

Part 4. How to Set Tidal Music as Alarm on Kello Alarm Clock

To set Tidal music as an alarm, you typically need to use a third-party app or service that allows you to customize your alarm sound, such as ViWizard Tidal Music Converter, which allows you to set any Tidal music track as an alarm sound on your iPhone or Android smartphone. However, if you own a Kello alarm clock, you can set up your alarm clock with your phone and customize your alarm sound from various streaming music services, including Spotify, Deezer, Tidal, and more.

The Kello app has a built-in feature to decently set Tidal songs as alarms. To use Tidal music as Kello's alarm, an eligible subscription is required. The Kello is available for both iOS and Android devices. Here's how you can set it up:

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Setting up Kello with Android/iPhone:

Step 1. Download and install the Kello app from App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android).

Step 2. Open the Kello app, and follow any steps on the screen to set it up with your Kello alarm clock.

Step 3. Tap Alarm at the bottom of the screen.

Step 4. To create a new alarm, tap "+" at the top right of the screen.

Step 5. Tap "+" in the lower-right corner to add an alarm.

Step 6. Tap the hour or minute filed and set the desired time.

Setting Tidal music as Kello's Alarm:

Step 1. Tap the current sound's name in the Sound field.

Step 2. Open the Tidal app on your iPhone or Android smartphone, and make sure to log in to your subscription account.

Step 3. Select your favorite playlists on Tidal.

Step 4. Return to the Kello app and hit on the Play button to preview the Tidal alarm clock.

Step 5. Tap "" to validate the alarm.


In this post, we have introduced two popular ways that users can use to set Tidal music as alarm sound. By using ViWizard Tidal Music Converter, you can always set your favorite music songs from Tidal as the alarm on your devices.

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