How to Create Tidal Music as Android Ringtone

By Miley Swift Updated on 2023-02-13 / Update for Tidal Tips

Q: "I'm tired of the default ringtone on my Huawei phone. Can I use Tidal to make ringtones? I downloaded that song from Tidal, but I can't find it on my phone."

Tidal is a good streaming music service that offers a huge library of music in all genres. But if you want to use Tidal music as a ringtone, things can be a little difficult. Read on and learn the easiest way to make Tidal ringtones on Android devices.

See also: How to Use Tidal Tracks as iPhone Ringtone

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Part 1. Can You Make a Ringtone from Tidal on Android

"Can I make a song my ringtone from Tidal?" Unfortunately, Tidal limits its users to listening to Tidal music only on the Tidal app or its web player. In other words, you can't directly use Tidal to make ringtones.

As you may already know, Tidal also uses encryption technology to protect its music copyrights. All songs on Tidal are encoded in Tidal's exclusive format, which is not compatible with other platforms. Therefore, even if you have downloaded Tidal songs, you can't use them to make ringtones.

Device Compatible Audio Format
Android MP3, M4A, WAV, and OGG

But don't worry, we have found a powerful tool to decrypt Tidal music and convert it to Android-compatible formats. Its name is AudFree Tidal Music Converter. This professional converter allows you to download music from Tidal to MP3, M4A, WAV, FLAC, AAC, etc. With it, you can get local audio files from Tidal so you can easily use Tidal music including creating Tidal ringtones.

The original metadata will be kept intact. For example, you can find the title, artist, album, etc. in the converted files, which will support you to manage your local music catalog easily. In addition, the converted Tidal songs are 100% original, so you can get lossless Tidal music as your ringtone. Besides, it offers you to convert up to 100 songs at a time at 5 times faster speed.

AudFree Tidal Music Converter

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  • Losslessly rip music from Tidal songs/albums/playlists
  • Download Tidal to MP3, M4A, WAV, etc. for Android ringtones
  • Preserve all metadata such as title, artist, album, etc.
  • Run at 5X faster speed, customize output settings for ringtone

Part 2. How to Download Tidal Music for a Ringtone

With AudFree Tidal Music Converter, you can easily get compatible audio files with Android ringtones. Please first install this powerful tool by clicking on the 'Download' button above. Then below is a detailed tutorial on how to download Tidal music for a ringtone.

Step 1Add music from Tidal to AudFree software
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Open AudFree Tidal Music Converter and the Tidal app will turn on together. Please find the link of the song/playlist/album by hitting the '' > 'Share' > 'Copy Song Link'. Then copy and paste it to the search box in AudFree Tidal Converter. Choose the '+' icon, and the music will be added in a few seconds. Alternatively, drag and drop songs from Tidal to this converter's main window.
Step 2Switch Tidal output settings for Android ringtone
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Look for the 'menu' bar from the upper sidebar of AudFree Tidal Downloader. Then select 'Preferences' > 'Convert' to go to the output settings window. Then, you are available to change the output music sections such as format, sample rate, bit depth, channel, and so forth. Basically, MP3, M4A, and WAV are all supported by Android.
Step 3Convert Tidal music for Android ringtone
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Just click on the 'Convert' button on the lower right corner. If the network connection is perfect, the tool will work at a 5X faster speed to rip music from Tidal. When the converting is done, a red spot with numbers will display on the 'Converted' icon. Please tap it to access the local music folder. All of the converted Tidal songs are listed there. You are ready to set Tidal music as Android ringtone now.

Part 3. How to Make Tidal Ringtones on Android

By following the steps above, you've got the Tidal music files supported by Android. You can use them in any way you want, including creating Android ringtones. Before that, you need to clip Tidal songs into ringtone clips. Here's how you can create Tidal music as Android ringtones in two ways.

Way 1. By iTunes

Step 1. Open iTunes on your computer and then choose 'File' > 'Add File to Library'.

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Step 2. Locate the folder that contains your converted Tidal music files. Then click on 'Open'.

(You can also add Tidal music to iTunes by dragging and dropping Tidal music files to the iTunes window.)

Step 3. Find a Tidal song that you want to use as an Android ringtone on iTunes. Right-click on it and choose 'Get Info'.

Step 4. Select the 'Options' tab and then set the start and stop time for the ringtone clip (It should be less than 40 seconds). Click 'OK' to save the changes.

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Step 5. Connect your Android phone to your computer via a USB cable.

Step 6. Find the Tidal ringtone clips and transfer them to your Android phone.

Step 7. On your phone, go to the 'Settings' app and then choose 'Sound' > 'Phone ringtone' > 'Add ringtone'.

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Step 8. Select your Tidal music files from your phone and make Tidal music as Android ringtone.

Way 2. By Syncios Ringtone Maker

Step 1. Download, install, and open Syncios Ringtone Maker on your computer.

Step 2. Choose the 'Toolkit' tab at the top and then click on 'Ringtone Maker'.

Step 3. Click on the 'Choose' button and select your converted Tidal music files.

Step 4. Click 'Set Start' and 'Set End' to create a ringtone clip. Click on 'Save & Import' to save your Tidal ringtones.

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Step 5. Click on 'Save as type' to choose 'Android' format. Then click on the 'Save' button.

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Step 6. Connect your Android phone to your computer and transfer the ringtone folder to your phone.

Step 7. On your phone, go to the 'Settings' app and then choose 'Sound' > 'Phone ringtone' > 'Add ringtone'.

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Step 8. Select your Tidal music files and create Tidal music as Android ringtone.

In Conclusion

Although you are not allowed to set Tidal music as Android ringtones directly, AudFree Tidal Music Converter can help you do so. It enables you to download and convert Tidal music to Android-compatible audio files. Then, you can easily set them as your Android ringtones. In fact, after converting Tidal music, you can use them as you like. You can also transfer them to other devices to play and use them.

Miley Swift

Miley Swift

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Miley Swift is a professional content creator in the field of music entertainment and tech. Passionate about Tidal streaming technology, she is adept in offering and updating relevant tech skills and tools of Tidal music.

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