How to Make Tidal Playlists Public

By Miley Swift Updated on 2023-01-03 / Update for Tidal Tips

Tidal, like Spotify and Apple Music, has introduced profiles. This new feature shows other Tidal listeners your public playlists. Tidal users can create a profile, complete with emoji display names, which will have all the public playlists they have created. These playlists also have shareable links.

Previously it was possible to share playlists on Tidal, but this change makes it much easier to search and share playlists. This article will walk you through how to create, share, and download Tidal public playlists. You'll also learn how to find your friends' profiles.

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Part 1. How to Create a Public Playlist on Tidal

Tidal has finally launched user profiles to make it easy to share your playlists. By making playlists public, Tidal users can discover your musical tastes through search or share that track list through a link. Profiles are now available through Android, iOS, desktop and web apps. Not only does the feature let you see what your friends like, but it may help you discover your favorite playlists. You can follow the steps below on how to make Tidal public playlists.

How to Create Your Profile:

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Step 1. Open the latest version of the Tidal application on your phone.

Step 2. Tap on the new 'profile' icon at the bottom right and then tap 'Continue'.

Step 3. Create your profile name and tap 'Continue'.

Note: Profile names are public and can be changed as you want.

How to Make a Playlist Public on Tidal Mobile:

Step 1. Open the Tidal app on your phone.

Step 2. Tap on the 'profile' icon at the bottom right.

Step 3. Choose the 'Playlists' option and select the playlist that you want to make public.

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Step 4. Tap on the 'three-dots' icon and then choose the 'Private' option.

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Step 5. Tap on 'Confirm' and then you can check your public playlist in your profile.

How to Make Tidal Public Playlists on Desktop:

Step 1. Open Tidal on your computer and click on 'profile' in the navigation bar.

Step 2. Click on the 'Publish a Playlist' button and it will show all your created playlists.

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Step 3. Select the playlists you want to make public and then click on 'Publish'.

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Note: You can also go to your 'Playlists' under 'My Collection' to find the playlist you want to make public. Then click on 'Private' and then 'Confirm' to make it public.

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Part 2. How to Share Tidal Public Playlists

After creating your Tidal profile, you can share it with whoever you want to via Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter. You can also copy the link to your profile to send it on any platform you choose. Below is how you can share your public playlists on Tidal:

Step 1. Open Tidal and tap on the 'profile' icon at the bottom right.

Step 2. Select 'Playlists' to open all your playlists list.

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Step 3. Tap on the 'three-dots' icon on the playlist that you want to share.

Step 4. Choose the 'Share' option and you can share it on any social media platform or send the link to the person you want to share it with.

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Part 3. How to Find Others' Public Playlists

With Tidal profiles, you can make your favorite playlists public to other Tidal listeners. In addition, you can search for playlists that other Tidal listeners have created and follow your friends.

3.1 How to Share a Tidal Profile

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Step 1. Tap on the 'profile' icon and then choose the 'share' icon.

Step 2. Choose 'Copy Profile Link' to copy the link to your profile.

Step 3. Share the link with your friends.

3.2 How to Find a Tidal Profile

Way 1. Your friends can copy the link you share and then search it to find your profile. Once found, they can view all your public playlists.

Way 2. Your friends can also go to the 'Search' section and search for your profile name. In this way, they can also reach all your public playlists.

Part 4. How to Download Tidal Public Playlists without Premium

It's convenient to find and view your friends' public playlists. But can you download your favorite public playlist?

To download a song from Tidal, you will need to have a paid subscription. However, there is no download option for the desktop Tidal application. Plus, even if you have downloaded playlists, they can only be listened to on the Tidal app. You're not allowed to enjoy them on other portable devices like an MP3 player.

So, the best way to download public playlists from Tidal is to use AudFree Tidal Music Downloader. With it, you can download music from Tidal without a subscription. It's a professional Tidal downloader that enables you to download music from Tidal to your computer locally. You can use the local music files on any device you want. Not only that, it offers a fast work speed of 5X, you can get offline Tidal songs as soon as possible.

AudFree Tidal Playlist Downloader

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  • Preserve metadata information and ID3 tags
  • Play Tidal music on any portable MP3 player, smartphone, etc.
  • Converts Tidal to MP3, FLAC, etc. at 5X speed for offline playback
  • Download public playlists from Tidal at 5X faster speed

How to Download Tidal Public Playlist to Computer Locally

First, install the AudFree Tidal Music Downloader via the 'Download' button above. Then you can follow the steps below to download public playlists to your computer.

Step 1Customize the Tidal Playlist Output Format
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Go to the top-right 'menu' bar and choose the 'Preferences' > 'Convert' option to open the output settings window. Here you can define the output format, channel, sample rate, and others. The most common-used audio format is MP3 so you can choose it.
Step 2Add Tidal Playlist to AudFree Tidable
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Now go to the public playlist that you want to download and choose the item and click the 'Share' > 'Copy Tidal Playlist' to copy the Tidal URL. Then paste this link into the search box at the top and click the ' +' button to import the playlist.
Step 3Download Tidal Public Playlist to Computer
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Simply click on the 'Convert' button at the bottom right of the main interface. And this AudFree Tidal Converter will start to download all your added Tidal playlists at a 5X faster rate. When it is over, you can click on the 'Converted' button to find the offline Tidal playlists. You can then listen to Tidal playlists offline on your desktop. You can also transfer them to other devices for playback without limitations.

Part 5. FAQs about Tidal Profiles/Public Playlists

Q1: Can You Make Tidal Playlists Private?

A: Yes. You can first locate the playlist you want to make private. Then click on the 'Public' icon to switch it to private at any time.

Q2: Are Tidal Playlists Public?

A: No. Only the playlists you make it public can be seen by others. Once you make your playlists private, nobody can view the playlists. They won't appear in any searches.

Q3: How Do I Follow My Friends on Tidal?

A: You can follow your friends by searching for their profile names. Or you can use their profile link to find and follow them.

Q4: How Do I Edit My Profile Name?

A: You can edit your profile name at any time. Simply click on the 'profile' icon and then choose the 'three dots' icon at the top right. Click on 'Edit profile' and you can enter a new profile name.

Tidal profiles make it easy for users to share playlists with others. And if you want to download your favorite Tidal public playlists, you can use AudFree Tidal Music Downloader. It allows you to download any song and playlist from Tidal to your computer. Once downloaded, you can listen to Tidal music offline or on other devices you want. The best part is that it doesn't require a Tidal subscription.

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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