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20-01-2021, 19:00   #1
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TIDAL (Equiv to Spotify) for 1.11/month SEE OP POST

Tidal is an excellent equivalent to Spotify.
To get it for approx 1.11 a month, you sign up through Turkey. Actual price is 9.99 Turkish Lira.
There is a family plan for 1.80 a month whereby you can have 6 members.
App is similar to spotify. Only downside is that you can't use it on an alexa speaker (unless you have a US account).

Steps:
a) Open a VPN and go to turkey. There are many free VPNs that offer sufficient data for a signup.
b) Open a browser and open tidal.com. The turkish website should open.
c) Register and pick your account. 9.99 Turkish Lira for individual account, 14.99 for family account.
d) after sign up, turn off VPN and enjoy TIDAL.

There are numerous free services that will transfer your playlists between services. I used tunemymusic free service for the once off transfer.

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20-01-2021, 19:19   #2
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great deal but for anyone with echo devices, it can't be used on these outside of the USA, apparently.
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great deal but for anyone with echo devices, it can't be used on these outside of the USA, apparently.
I have my echo set up with a dummy US account so tidal works perfectly.
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hi thanks, will this work with sonos?
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does it work with Google home?
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hi thanks, will this work with sonos?
Yes. Play from either Sonos or Tidal app on your phone.
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For the family account do you just add others by their or your email/pw? At about 3.60 each for a year its gotta be worthy of a boards family if 5 others fancy it i don't mind setting up
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I have my echo set up with a dummy US account so tidal works perfectly.
Hi any instructions on how you managed this, I changed my location to US installed the tidal skill, changed back to uk and Alexa doesn’t find any music, I’m guessing I probably need to keep my account set to US? TIA
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Hi any instructions on how you managed this, I changed my location to US installed the tidal skill, changed back to uk and Alexa doesn’t find any music, I’m guessing I probably need to keep my account set to US? TIA
Go to Amazon US, register an account using some random address from Google. Then set up echo using it. Make sure your location is also US in devices in anaxon., sometimes it picks up Ireland.
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20-01-2021, 20:59   #10
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For the family account do you just add others by their or your email/pw? At about 3.60 each for a year its gotta be worthy of a boards family if 5 others fancy it i don't mind setting up
I didn't bother, gave away a few spots to family members who think I'm very generous, if only they knew the cost.
Unlike Spotify, one account seems to play independently in different locations
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Go to Amazon US, register an account using some random address from Google. Then set up echo using it. Make sure your location is also US in devices in anaxon., sometimes it picks up Ireland.
Thanks but does your Alexa behave normally? I have a few of them around the house and want them all to be linked, I use .co.uk quite often how does it integrate or is it essentially standalone
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I have a few too. They work grand. There's nothing US on them, I have the UK accent and Irish news and my location. And tidal plays the music.
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If you have a good sound setup it's well worth getting Tidal HiFi. At Turkish prices it's a no brainer.
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I have a few too. They work grand. There's nothing US on them, I have the UK accent and Irish news and my location. And tidal plays the music.
Thanks will give it another go so
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Good for music like Spotify, but differs in the podcast department. Tidal has very few.
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