Q: "How do I listen to Tidal music on my Bose SoundTouch? I recently got a Bose SoundTouch from a friend of mine. As a Tidal fan, I wanted to use Tidal on Bose SoundTouch. But surprisingly, I couldn't find the Tidal app in the SoundTouch app. What should I do? Thanks in advance!"
Bose speakers are arguably the high-end audio systems for listening to music. With the Bose app on your smartphone or tablet, you can experience your favorite music on your SoundTouch speakers. You can directly connect Spotify to Bose SoundTouch. Besides Spotify, Bose also supports other streaming services, including Pandora, Deezer, etc. However, it does not support Tidal.
Please don't worry. In this article, we'll introduce you to two ways to play Tidal on your Bose SoundTouch. Just take a look at this article to learn how to make it.
Part 1. How to Play Tidal on Bose SoundTouch via Bluetooth
Although there is no integration of Bose SoundTouch Tidal, you can still connect Tidal to Bose SoundTouch via Bluetooth. All Bose SoundTouch models have a Bluetooth feature. And the Bose app also has a Bluetooth feature. So, you can use Bluetooth to connect your mobile phone or tablet to your SoundTouch speakers. Then, you can stream Tidal music to your Bose SoundTouch freely.
Learn how to use the Bose app to wirelessly pair your device to your speaker. Then you will be able to play Tidal and control Tidal music playback on your device. You can connect your Bluetooth-enabled device to your speaker using the Bose app or the Bluetooth button on your speaker.
1. Use the Bose App:
Step 1. Download and install the Bose app on your Bluetooth-enabled device.
Step 2. Add your Bose SoundTouch speaker to your account.
Step 3. Open the Bose app and navigate to "Menu" > "Settings" > "Speaker Settings".
Step 4. Select your speaker and then choose "Bluetooth" on the "Speakers Details" screen.
Step 5. Choose "Connect New Device" and you will see a "Ready to Connect" screen, confirm it.
Step 6. On your Bluetooth-enabled device, go to "Settings" > "Bluetooth" and turn on Bluetooth.
Step 7. In the available device list, select your Bose speaker.
2. Use the Bluetooth Button:
Step 1. Power your SoundTouch speaker.
Step 2. Press the "Bluetooth/AUX" button until "Ready to Connect" shows.
Step 3. On your Bluetooth-enabled device, turn on Bluetooth.
Step 4. Select your SoundTouch speaker from the available list.
Once connected, you can start playing Tidal music on your Bluetooth-enabled device. And it will automatically stream to your Bose SoundTouch.
Part 2. How to Play Tidal on Bose SoundTouch via AudFree
If your device doesn't support Bluetooth, you can also stream Tidal to Bose SoundTouch. As Bose SoundTouch supports importing local music files to it for playback, you can convert Tidal music and save them to your computer. To make it, you need to use a tool to help you.
2.1 Tool to Make Bose Tidal Connect
Here we would like to recommend AudFree Tidal Music Converter to you. It is a professional and powerful tool for Tidal free and Premium users. It is able to download and convert Tidal music to plain audio files, such as MP3, FLAC, AAC, etc. The converted songs are 100% original and with full ID3 tags. After conversion, you can easily move the songs to your Bose SoundTouch. Then you can play Tidal on Bose SoundTouch freely.
AudFree Tidal Music Converter allows you to personalize the audio parameters. In this way, you can stream Tidal music to Bose SoundTouch and other devices for offline playback. Besides, it works at a 5X faster speed to convert Tidal streams with 100% lossless HiFi quality. Now install it from the 'Download' link below.
2.2 How to Convert Tidal Music for Bose SoundTouch
In this part, we are going to show you the detailed steps on how to convert Tidal music for playing on Bose SoundTouch. After conversion, you can also listen to Tidal offline on your computer or any other device you want.
- Step 1Load Tidal music to AudFree Tidal converter
- Firstly, please open the AudFree Tidal Music Converter on your computer. And then you will the Tidal app will be launched automatically at the same time. Discover the target Tidal music and playlists that you'd like to play on Bose SoundTouch. Then open the overview page of the song you find, click the 'three-dot' icon to choose the 'Share' > 'Copy Tidal Track' option. Then paste the copied link into the address box on the AudFree program and click the "+" button to import Tidal files.
- Step 2Customize Tidal output parameters for Bose SoundTouch
- Now you can adjust the Tidal output format and other audio parameters according to Bose SoundTouch's requirements. If you are a Windows user, please click the top-right menu at the program main interface to choose the 'Preferences' > 'Convert' icon to open the setting window. You can set the output audio format as WAV, AAC, M4A, M4B, etc. When you are using Mac computers, you can click the 'AudFree Tidal Music Converter' from Apple's top menu and find the 'Preferences' option. After settings, then hit on the 'OK' button to apply all the adjustments.
- Step 3Download Tidal music for Bose SoundTouch
- Now, please touch on the "Convert" button and AudFree Tidal Music Converter will start to convert Tidal music for Bose SoundTouch. You can see the real-time converting process in the above window. Once the conversion is completed, you can locate and check the converted Tidal tracks on your computer and then start to play Tidal on Bose SoundTouch.
2.3 How to Move Tidal Music to Bose SoundTouch
Here we would like to show you how to get Tidal music on Bose SoundTouch. Please note that only music files stored in the computer's "iTunes Music" folder (for iTunes libraries) or the "My Music" folder (for Windows Media Player libraries) will be available in the SoundTouch app. Thus, you need to stream the converted Tidal music files to this specific folder. After that, please look at the detailed steps below:
Step 1. Download and install the Bose SoundTouch app on your computer if you haven't installed it.
Step 2. Launch the SoundTouch app on your computer. Then choose the "Menu" icon in the top left corner and then select "Add Service".
Step 3. Select "Music Library on Computer" and choose the type of library to be added by choosing the blue circle next to iTunes or Windows Media Player.
Step 4. Enter a name you like for the library and select the "ADD MUSIC LIBRARY" option.
Step 5. After that, now the library will be available in the SoundTouch app by navigating to "Menu" > "Music Library". And you can play Tidal on Bose SoundTouch with ease.
Part 3. FAQs about Bose SoundTouch Tidal
Here we selected some frequently asked questions about Tidal Bose SoundTouch. You can check them quickly to get a better understanding.
Q1: Does Tidal Work with Bose SoundTouch?
A: No, there is no integration of Tidal and Bose SoundTouch. You cannot find Tidal streaming on your Bose app.
Q2: What Music Streaming Services Does Bose SoundTouch Support?
A: Bose SoundTouch supports a series of streaming music services. The list includes Spotify, TuneIn, Pandora, Amazon Music, Deezer Music, iHeartRadio, and SiriusXM. With the SoundTouch app on your smartphone or tablet, you can access your streaming services directly from your SoundTouch speakers.
Q3: How Can I Play Tidal on My Bose SoundTouch?
A: You can play Tidal on Bose SoundTouch in two ways. One is to connect your Bluetooth-enabled device with your Bose speaker via Bluetooth. After connecting, you can easily stream Tidal to Bose SoundTouch. The other is to use AudFree Tidal Music Converter. You can use it to convert Tidal music to Bose SoundTouch-supported format. Then move the converted Tidal music files to your SoundTouch for listening.
Part 4. In Conclusion
Today we have shown you how to make Bose Tidal connect in two ways. AudFree Tidal Converter is the necessary tool in the process of playing Tidal on Bose SoundTouch. Actually, it is a professional and powerful tool to solve any Tidal problems. It is able to download and convert Tidal music to multiple common-used formats. After conversion, the original sound quality and all the ID3 tags will be preserved fully. In this way, you can enjoy high-quality Tidal music on other devices you want, even if they don't support Tidal.