How to Stream Tidal on Roku [Full Guide]

By Miley Swift Updated on 2024-01-29 / Update for Tidal Tips

Is Tidal on Roku? The answer is yes. Tidal is trying to attract new users by adding support for more digital devices. It has integrated with more smart TVs including Roku. If you are living in the US, now you can listen to your favorite Tidal songs on Fire TV, Apple TV, Nvidia Shield TV, VIZIO TV and many more. Besides, more and more digital devices are compatible with Tidal, such as Apple CarPlay and Samsung Wearables. Today, we are going to show how to get and use Tidal on your Roku TV.

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Part 1. How to Get Tidal on Roku TV - Tidal Roku App

There are 3 ways for Tidal subscribers to add the Tidal app to Roku for music playing. Here we will give you some brief instructions as guidance.

1️⃣ Stream Tidal from Roku Device

You can use the remote of Roku device or the TV remote of Roku TV to add the Roku Tidal app from the Roku Channel Store to your Roku TV.

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Step 1. Choose "Streaming Channels" from the Roku home screen and search "Tidal".

Step 2. Pick up the Tidal app > "Add Channel".

Step 3. Follow the on-screen tips to enter the password.

Step 4. Click "Add Channel" again.

Step 5. A Tidal icon will show at the bottom of the channel list. Then, you are allowed to listen to Tidal music online on your TV.

2️⃣ Import Tidal from the Roku Mobile App

The Roku mobile app is also available to add the Tidal app to Roku TV.

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Step 1. Connect your mobile device and Roku device to the same WiFi network.

Step 2. Launch the Roku app and sign in to your Roku account on your smartphone.

Step 3. Find "Channel Store" and look for the Tidal app in the store or type in "Tidal" for searching.

Step 4. Choose "Add Channel" / "Install" to add Tidal to your Roku device.

Step 5. Then, you can access the Tidal channel on your Roku device. Please open it and sign in to your Tidal account. Then, you can stream Tidal on Roku.

3️⃣ Load Tidal from is another place for you to install the Tidal app on Roku TV.

get tidal from roku website

Step 1. Visit from here:

Step 2. Click the "Sign in" button located at the top right corner of the page to enter your Roku ID and password.

Step 3. Type in "Tidal" on the "Search channel" box or directly find Tidal under the "Music & Podcasts" section.

Step 4. When you find the Tidal channel, click "Details" / "Add channel" to add Tidal.

Step 5. Next, go to your Roku TV and open Tidal to play Tidal HiFi music.

Part 2. How to Cast Tidal Music on Roku - Screen Mirror

Apart from getting the Tidal Roku app to stream music from Tidal to Roku, you also can cast Tidal from your Android or iOS device to Roku.

For Android

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Step 1. You should find and enable "Screen Cast" on the Android "Notification Panel".

Step 2. Select your Roku TV from the list of available devices to start screen mirroring.

Step 3. Launch the Tidal app on your Android device and start playing music. The Tidal songs will be mirrored and played on your Roku-connected TV.

For iOS

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Step 1. Please locate the "Screen Mirroring" on the "Control Center" on your iOS device. Then, switch on this function by simply tapping it.

Step 2. On the list of available devices, choose your Roku device.

Step 3. Go to your Tidal on your iOS device. Play Tidal songs and you will listen to them on the Roku.

Part 3. How to Stream Tidal on Roku - Bluetooth

To stream Tidal on Roku by Bluetooth, you should have a Roku device that supports Bluetooth connectivity. If your Roku supports Bluetooth, you can follow these general steps to stream Tidal from your mobile phone to your Roku.

See also: How to Play Tidal on Bluetooth across Your Devices

Step 1. On your Roku, go to "Settings" > "Remotes & devices" > "Smartphones & tablets".

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Step 2. Then, select the "Add a new smartphone or tablet" option.

Step 3. On your smartphone or tablet device, enable the "Bluetooth" function and select your Roku device from the list of available devices to pair.

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Step 4. Next, you are able to listen to Tidal on your Roku.

Part 4. How to Play Tidal on Roku Offline without Premium - AudFree Tidal Music Converter

This paragraph introduces a simple trick to stream Tidal Master to Roku TV. As we all know, the offline Tidal audio files are cache files that can't be located though we have downloaded them for offline listening.

That is why you need a specific well-designed tool named AudFree Tidal Music Converter. This all-in-one software can help you download music, playlists, and albums from Tidal. It supports converting Tidal songs to MP3, FLAC, WAV or other Roku-compatible audio files in high quality. It works at 5X faster speed when converting Tidal songs with ID3 tags preserved.

With the support of AudFree, you can download Tidal music as local files on your computer. Then transfer these local Tidal audio files to Roku TV via a USB drive.

AudFree Tidal to Roku Converter

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  • Download Tidal songs as local files losslessly
  • Convert Tidal to MP3, FLAC, WAV, M4A, AAC, etc.
  • Keep original ID3 tags and 100% lossless audio quality
  • Get Tidal on Roku, Fire TV, and other smart TVs

The following is a complete guide on how to transfer Tidal HiFi and Tidal Master to Roku. First, please 'download' the AudFree Tidal Music Converter on your PC.

Note: You need to purchase the full version of the AudFree Tidal Converter to unlock the conversion time limitation. Otherwise, you will get the 1-minute song of each track.

Step 1Add Tidal Master songs to AudFree Tidal Converter
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To add Tidal music that you'd like to stream on Roku, here is a simple yet effective way. You just need to locate Tidal music on the opening Tidal app and tap the 'three-dot' icon to choose 'Share' > 'Copy Song/Playlist Link' to copy the audio link. After that, please paste it into the search box of AudFree and simply press the '+' button to load it.
Step 2Customize Tidal output settings for Roku TV
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Roku officially supports a wide variety of audio formats, including AAC, MP3, WAV, FLAC, M4A and M4B. You can click the top 'menu' tab on Windows. Or choose 'AudFree Tidal Music Converter' from Apple's menu on Mac. Then, select 'Preferences' > 'Convert'. To save the best quality of Tidal master quality, we advise you to set the output format as FLAC.
Roku supporting formats AAC/MP3/WAV/AIFF/FLAC/ALAC/Dolby Audio/DTS
AudFree supporting formats AAC/MP3/WAV/FLAC/M4A/M4B
Step 3Download and convert Tidal tracks for getting on Roku
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Please simply press the 'Convert' button of the AudFree Tidal Converter after all settings are set. It will start to download and convert Tidal music to the target output folder. You can locate them by clicking the 'file' icon or 'history' > 'search'. After that, please insert your USB drive into your computer and transfer Tidal songs to USB drive via copying&pasting action.
Step 4Stream Tidal to Roku TV for playback
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Step 1. Unplug your USB drive from your computer and then insert it into your Roku TV.

Step 2. Simply open Roku 'Media Player' > 'Media Type Selection' and click the 'Audio' button to access audio files.

Step 3. Next, you can choose your USB device from the menu. Then, locate local Tidal files and select 'OK' or 'Play' to play on Roku offline without Tidal HiFi or Tidal HiFi Plus.

✨ You can use your Roku remote to control the playback like Play, Pause, etc.

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Part 5. FAQs about Tidal Roku

Q1: Can I Listen to Tidal Master on Roku?

A: Up to now, the Roku TV doesn’t support Tidal master quality. The highest sound quality for the Tidal app on Roku TV is HiFi. But you can listen to Tidal Master on Roku TV via AudFree Tidal Music Converter.

Q2: Where Can I Subscribe to Tidal on My Roku Device?

A: Roku Tidal is available in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Canada, France, Ireland, Mexico, Peru, UK, and USA.

Q3: Can I Use My Tidal Account Subscribed on Roku on Other Devices?

A: Of course. You can enter your username and password to log into your Tidal account on other devices that support Tidal.

Q4: Does Roku Support Tidal Dolby Atmos Music?

A: Not all Roku devices support Dolby Atmos, so it's essential to check the specifications of your specific Roku model.

Part 6. Bottom Line

Here, we show 4 effective ways to deal with how to get Tidal on Roku TV. Now you can not only listen to Tidal HiFi but also Tidal Master on Roku TV. By the way, the last method is recommended. Whether you are using which Roku device, it works well to play Tidal audio on Roku without Premium because of the help of AudFree Tidal Music Converter.

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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