How to Connect Tidal to WiiM [4 Ways]

By Miley Swift Posted on 2024-06-03 / Post for Tidal Tips

WiiM has several devices including WiiM Mini, WiiM Pro, WiiM Pro Plus, and so on. They enhance your audio experience and allow you to stream music from various sources (including streaming services, your cloud server, PC, or NAS). Supporting Chromecast, DLNA, TIDAL Connect, etc., WiiM is a multifunctional audiophile device.

Does WiiM support Tidal? Surely. Today, we will show you how to connect Tidal to WiiM in 4 ways. You can play Tidal music on WiiM with a TIDAL plan online or offline. If you do not want to use the paid plan all the time, here is a method too. You can use AudFree Tidal Music Converter to download Tidal music to local folders and then play it without a subscription.

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Part 1. How to Play Tidal Music on WiiM via Tidal Connect

WiiM allows users to connect Tidal to WiiM Mini, WiiM Pro/Pro Plus, etc. via the WiiM Tidal Connect function. You can simply find and enable Tidal Connect on Tidal on your phone or computer. Before that, you have to link your WiiM device to your phone/computer. Here are the detailed steps to help you.

Step 1. Make sure both your WiiM device and your phone or computer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

Step 2. Download and install the WiiM Home app from the App Store (iOS) or Google Play Store (Android). Then, follow the on-screen instructions to set up your WiiM device.

set up tidal wiim app

Step 3. Open the Tidal app on your phone or computer and log in to your account.

See also: How to Get Tidal Free Trial 6 Months

Step 4. In the Tidal app, choose a song you want to play. Then, look for the 'Now Playing' section.

tidal now playing

Step 5. Tap the 'Device Selector' icon and select your WiiM device from the list.

Step 6. Once connected, the music will start playing through your WiiM using Tidal Connect.

Part 2. How to Connect Tidal to WiiM by Bluetooth

To play Tidal music on WiiM, you can use the Bluetooth function as well. This way is the most commonly used in streaming music from a device to another device. But you need to make sure both devices have the Bluetooth feature.

Step 1. Make sure your WiiM device is powered on and connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your smartphone.

Step 2. On the WiiM Home app, go to the 'Settings' of your WiiM device. Then, find and enable the 'Bluetooth' option.

enable bluetooth on tidal wiim app

Step 3. Now, please go to the 'Bluetooth' settings on your phone and turn it on.

enable bluetooth on phone

Step 4. Look for your WiiM device in the list of available devices and select your WiiM to pair it with your phone.

Step 5. Then, open the Tidal app on your smartphone. Select the music you want to play and it will be streamed through your WiiM Mini, WiiM Pro, WiiM Pro Plus, etc.

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

Part 3. How to Link Tidal to WiiM via AirPlay

The AirPlay function is a great helper to link Tidal to WiiM. However, only the iOS and macOS operation systems provide this feature. It is the same as Bluetooth. Let's see how to use it to stream Tidal on WiiM.

Step 1. First, your iPhone/iPad/Mac and your WiiM device should connect to the same Wi-Fi network.

Step 2. Open the Tidal app on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac and select a song to play.

Step 3. Then, tap the 'AirPlay' icon (usually found in the now playing screen or control center on iOS) and choose your WiiM from the list.

link tidal to wiim via airplay

Step 4. Finally, you can easily listen to Tidal music on your WiiM device.

Part 4. How to Stream Tidal Music on WiiM without Subscriptions

The 3 methods above all need a valid Tidal subscription. You are able to enjoy Tidal music on WiiM online as well as offline. However, it costs you at least $10.99 per month. Do you want to play music from Tidal to WiiM without a plan all the time? If so, you can't miss the AudFree Tidal Music Converter.

AudFree Tidal Music Converter, also called AudFree Tidal Music Downloader, can export Tidal audio to your computer locally. It offers many output setting options so you can set an appropriate format for your liked Tidal music. With this AudFree music converter, you can play local Tidal tracks on WiiM offline without a Tidal plan.

Since many WiiM devices support playing local files, you can play free Tidal downloads without using the Tidal app or web player. That's very convenient. Moreover, after you got the Tidal downloads in local folders, you can transfer them to any devices you use or you can play them on other streamers freely.

AudFree Tidal Music Converter

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How to Download Tidal Music for WiiM Mini/WiiM Pro/WiiM Pro Plus

Before start the download process, please install the AudFree Tidal Music Converter on your computer. Then, follow the guide below to get Tidal MQA downloads for WiiM.

Step 1Add Tidal audio to AudFree Tidal Music Converter
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Open the AudFree Tidal Music Downloader on your PC. The Tidal app will also open. In your Tidal app, copy the link of your wanted music and paste the link into the AudFree software. Then, click the '+' icon to load the audio. Alternatively, you can drag & drop the song/playlist/album from Tidal to AudFree directly.
Step 2Set output formats for Tidal music
set tidal music output format
Go to the 'Preferences' > 'Convert' option from the top right 'Menu' list. You can select the audio format as MP3 or other 5 formats. Besides, you can choose the bitrate, sample rate, channel, etc. as you like.
See also: How to Download Tidal to FLAC Free/Paid/Online
Step 3Download Tidal music for WiiM
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When you go back to the main page, you can see the 'Convert' button on the lower right corner. Please hit it to get AudFree Tidal Music Converter to work. After downloading your Tidal songs, you can find them by hitting 'History' > 'Search'. Now, you are able to play Tidal music on WiiM without a Tidal account.

How to Play Local Tidal Music on WiiM Freely via WiiM Home App

The downloaded Tidal audio is saved in your PC's local folder now. To enjoy local music on WiiM, you need to use a USB cable to transfer it to your phone. Then, use the WiiM Home app to achieve the goal.

See also: How to Download Tidal Music on Android Phones

See also: How to Listen to Tidal on iPhone

Step 1. Install the WiiM Home app on your phone.

Step 2. Make sure your WiiM device is powered on and connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your smartphone.

Step 3. The WiiM device should appear in the app. Select it to manage its settings.

Step 4. In the WiiM Home app, navigate to the 'Browse' section. Tap 'My library' > 'My Music' to choose the device you save downloaded Tidal music.

find and play tidal local music via wiim home app

Step 5. Then, browse and play the transferred Tidal audio on your WiiM.

Part 5. FAQs about WiiM Tidal

Q1: Can WiiM Mini Play Tidal MQA Music?

A: Yes, you can play Tidal MQA music on WiiM with a paid plan online or offline. Or, you can try to play local Tidal audio with the help of AudFree Tidal Music Converter. This way doesn't need a Tidal subscription all the time.

See also: Ways to Get Tidal Free Forever

Q2: Do Any WiiM Devices Support Tidal?

A: You should check the user manual of your product. From the Tidal official website, we only found WiiM Mini. However, we found other WiiM devices have the same function on Google.

🔎 FYI: Tidal Supported Devices

Q3: Can I Play Tidal Music on WiiM via Voice Assistants?

A: Of course. You can say something to activate Alexa and ask it to play Tidal music on WiiM.

See also: How to Make Tidal Alexa Work Together

Q4: How to Fix WiiM Tidal Connect Not Working?

A: Most users say restarting Tidal or WiiM devices can solve the matter. If not, you can try to reinstall the Tidal app or get help from the Support Center.

See also: How to Fix Tidal Not Working

Q5: What Quality Is WiiM Mini Tidal Connect?

A: You can play Tidal music with the High-Resolution audio quality (24-bit/192 kHz).

Part 6. Summary

With the WiiM Tidal integration, enjoying Tidal on WiiM is easy. But we also share with you a cost-effective way to do that. If you read Part 4, you will find that AudFree Tidal Music Converter can help you rip Tidal songs and save them as local files. So, you can use the WiiM Home app to access and stream it without connecting to Tidal.

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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