Q: I've been waking up to a favorite Spotify playlist by using Google Clock to set Spotify songs as an alarm for months. I'm now switching the streaming service from Spotify to Tidal. But there is no problem to set Tidal songs as alarm via the Google Clock app. It seems that Alarm support doesn't extend to Tidal. Is there an alternative alarm app or way to use Tidal as an alarm?
One of the best ways to wake up quickly is to use a favorite playlist as your alarm. So how to set Tidal sounds as your mobile phone alarm sound? This article will give your answers. There are two workarounds to create an alarm using Tidal music.
Part 1. Set Tidal Music as Alarm via Tidal Alarm App - Kello
Although the Google Clock app is not fully compatible with Tidal music and playlists, there is an alternative tool to help you do this. It's called Kello, a professional alarm clock maker. It's able to create an alarm using lots of popular streaming music services, including Tidal, Spotify, Deezer, Webradio, SoundCloud, etc. How wonderful day to wake up from a song in your loved streaming service.
To turn Tidal music into an alarm, please set up the Kello alarm app on your mobile devices and connect it under the WiFi network. Now, let's check out how it works.
How to Create an Alarm in Kello
Step 1. Download the Kello app on your device and open it to navigate to the 'Alarms' option.
Step 2. Please select the '+' button to set up your first alarm.
Step 3. You can customize your recurrence and volume settings for the high Tidal volume alarm or low Tidal volume alarm.
Step 4. Hit on the 'Sound' button.
How to Set Tidal as Alarm in Kello
Step 1. Press the 'Tidal' icon to launch it and log in to your account details. Please make sure your Tidal subscription didn't expire.
Step 2. Choose the Tidal playlist that you'd like to set as an alarm clock. If your playlists don't show up, please add them as favorite in advance.
Step 3. You can click the 'Play' button to preview the Tidal alarm in the 'Create Alarm' screen. When it's ok, please validate the alarm.
Step 4. Now, all things are done, you will wake up with the Tidal music at the alarm time you set before.
Part 2. Better Way to Use Tidal Songs as Alarm for iOS and Android
The above way needs you to subscribe to Tidal Premium or Tidal HiFi plan. If you don't have one, what should you do to make Tidal songs as alarm sound for Android and iOS devices? AudFree Tidal Music Converter is a positive answer. It also needs a Tidal paid account when using this tool, but you can get Tidal for free and then convert Tidal music for use as an alarm clock. After conversion, there is no need for the Tidal subscription anymore.
What's the working principle to use AudFree Tidal Music Converter to make an alarm clock? It can download and convert Tidal music to MP3, and other plain audio formats with zero quality loss. So that Tidal lovers can use iTunes to make Tidal music as an alarm for iPhone or directly set Tidal music as an Android alarm clock with no problems.
Before getting started to use Tidal songs as the phone alarm sound, let's see how to use AudFree Tidal Music Converter to convert Tidal playlists to common audio files for the first time.
- Step 1Add music from Tidal to AudFree
Just open AudFree Tidal Music Converter on your computer and then you can discover the Tidal playlists that you want to set as an alarm. After that, you can click the 3-dot icon to choose the 'Share' > 'Copy Tidal Link' to copy Tidal songs and paste it to the search box of AudFree's. Now, please tap on the '+' button to load them automatically.
- Step 2Modify Tidal output settings for an alarm
To define the Tidal output format and other audio parameters for an alarm sound, please open the setting window by clicking the 'Preferences' > 'Convert' option. You can adjust the audio output format as MP3, FLAC, WAV, AAC or others and customize sample rate, depth bit, etc.
- Step 3Convert Tidal songs for using as alarm clock
The last step to get music on Tidal for an alarm is to click the 'Convert' button at the bottom-right corner of the main interface. It works as 5X faster conversion speed. But the real conversion time depends on how many Tidal songs you have imported before.
Part 3. Set Converted Tidal Playlists as iPhone / Android Alarm Sound
Now, you can locate offline Tidal files on your computer and start to set Tidal playlists as the phone alarm clock.
For iPhone Users: First of all, please use Tidal songs as iPhone ringtone via iTunes so that you can use them as your alarm sound. Secondly, you can click the 'Clock' > 'Edit' > 'Sound' to choose your favorite Tidal music as your new iPhone alarm.
For Android Users: It could be easier than the iPhone's. Just transfer converted Tidal songs to your Android device via the USB cable or the WiFi network and then you can begin to make Tidal songs as your Android alarm clock.
Now, you can wake up every morning with your favorite Tidal music and playlists.