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How to Save Tidal Music to SD Card

There are roughly 80 million songs accessible on Tidal. You can stream the whole library with a premium and high fidelity audio quality as long as subscribing to the service. Meanwhile, you can download Tidal music on your mobile phone and listen to it without an internet connection. However, if you have created some large playlists and want to download them for offline streaming, you'll find that your phone may be run out of space, or even though there is enough space for your storing them, those downloaded files may cause your phone to run slowly. In this case, saving Tidal music to an external drive, such as an SD card would be a perfect option to help you out.

Tidal allows users to save music to SD card directly by changing the download location in the settings window. However, some users reported that the app couldn’t recognize the SD card. No worry, in the following text, we are going to show you how to download music to SD card with the Tidal app and also introduce another method to save Tidal music to SD card, for the sake of helping you free up space of phone and download Tidal music to SD card more smoothly.

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Two Ways to Save Tidal Music to SD Card

Way 1: Download Tidal Music to SD Card with the Tidal App

To save Tidal music to SD card directly, please make sure your Android phone is running 5.0 or higher version. Or, you will be limited to save music to phone internal storage only. After everything is already, let’s start to save Tidal music on SD card.

Step 1 Launch Tidal app on your phone, and go to the "Settings" section.

Step 2 Choose 'Music Playback" > "Download Destination" option to open the setting window.

Step 3 There will be two options of "Internal" and "Memory card". Please select "Memory card" to save Tidal music to SD card.

Now you can start downloading Tidal music and they will be stored on SD card automatically.

Way 2: Another Way to Download Tidal Music to SD Card

It is convenient to download Tidal music directly to SD card through the Tidal app. But you should know that those music files are cached in your SD card temporarily, and are available within the Tidal app only. Once your Tidal subscription is over, you will be no longer able to play them. To help you download Tidal songs that can be stored on your SD card forever, we recommend you use TunePat Tidal Media Downloader to convert Tidal music to plain format and then transfer the downloaded music to SD card.

TunePat Tidal Media Downloader is a smart program that allows you to convert Tidal tracks, playlists, or albums to MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF or ALAC format. As a highly effective tool, TunePat Tidal Media Downloader is able to convert Tidal music at 10X speed with ID3tags kept, enabling you to get a large playlist downloaded quickly. Most importantly, it can help Tidal HiFi users download lossless music from Tidal. Now we will show you how to use this powerful program to download Tidal music.

Key Features of TunePat Tidal Media Downloader

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TunePat Tidal Media Downloader

  • okDownload Songs from Tidal.
  • okConvert Tidal music to MP3/AAC/WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC.
  • okPreserve Hi-Fi audio quality of the songs after conversion.
  • okKeep ID3 tags and preserve lossless audio quality.
  • okNo need to install the Tidal app.

Step 1 Launch TunePat program and Log in to Tidal

After launching TunePat Tidal Media Downloader on your computer, you will be asked to log in to Tidal. Please enter your Tidal account and password.

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Step 2 Customize the Output Settings

Click the "Settings" icon on the top right corner of the program. In the settings window, you can set the output format, audio quality, and output path. Also, you can choose the way to organize the output files.


Step 3 Add Tidal Music to Convert

Choose and open a playlist/album/artist, and click the Add button on the bottom right corner of the screen. In the pop-up window, please select the songs you want to convert.

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Step 4 Convert Tidal Music

After selecting songs from the list, click the "Convert" button to convert them to the format that you set before. Once the music is converted, click the "History" button to check what you have downloaded and find the local files on your computer.

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Step 5 Transfer Tidal Music to SD Card

Insert an SD card to SD card reader and connect it to your computer, find the music files that you downloaded, then copy and paste them to a folder in your SD card.


Compared with downloading Tidal music to SD Card directly using the Tidal app, TunePat Tidal Media Downloader can help you not only save Tidal songs on the SD Card forever but also enables you to move Tidal music to other devices. With TunePat Tidal Media Downloader, you will no longer be limited to play Tidal music on the Tidal app.

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