Does Tidal work on Android Auto?

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Best answer: Yes, listening to everything from standard quality to the Master Quality Audio Tidal is known for is as easy as downloading its app from the Google Play app store.

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Time to hit the road

Cruising down the road and good music are a perfect match, and it only gets better when that music is crystal clear. Tidal is a unique music streaming service that focuses on offering tunes from your favorite artists at a quality that you don't get from other services. With over 60 million songs from artists like Childish Gambino to The Weeknd and Jason Aldean, with so many others in between, you'll be enjoying pure tunes while you cruise.

Android Auto is the interface for your rides audio system from Google. It simplifies the look of the screen in terms of the button size, navigation, music selection, and more. Tidal has updated its app to be optimized so that it works excellently on your Android Auto enabled head unit. This means all you need is your Android phone, maybe a USB cable, and your car to get going.

With Tidal you also get exclusive songs, albums, and videos, as well as hand-picked playlists created by people, not machines. If you're ready to start listening to the latest album from your favorite musician in Master Quality Audio while on your daily commute, then it couldn't be easier. Not sure how to get the Tidal app onto your phone? No worries, here's a simple guide for you.

Android ready

Android Auto is ready for you to crank the engine so you can start rocking out to the latest from Megan Thee Stallion or relaxing with a curated Ambient Greenhouse playlist, so let's get Tidal onto your Android phone.

  1. Open the Google Play Store on your Android device.
  2. Search for the Tidal app .
  3. Download and install it.
  4. Next just sign in or set up an account if you don't already have one.
  5. When you're done, select a few artists that you like listening to.
  6. Select a playlist, artist, or video that fits your mood and enjoy!

Now that the app is on your phone, you can hook up to your Android Auto enabled car stereo and head out on the highway. With Tidal, you can even catch some up and coming artists with the Tidal X and Tidal Rising categories, all from your Android device and your car.

I'm a fan of all things tech. Living in the midwest out in the country with my wife and two young boys can make finding ways to stay connected with all the gadgets and streaming difficult, but it’s a welcomed challenge. Bring it on!