How to Move Playlists from Spotify to Tidal

Spotify and Tidal, both are very popular music streaming platforms among music lovers. But sometimes, you may want to switch from Spotify to Tidal for any reasons like- better audio quality, availability of some different music, user-interface or whatever the reason might be. It is daunting to switch from one music platform to another, especially if you have created playlists on that platform. Moving your playlists between platforms can be a daunting task if you don’t know how to go about it. However, it is possible to move playlists from Spotify to Tidal.

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What’s Needed

Before moving your playlists from Spotify to Tidal, there are a few requirements you need to meet. You must sign up for both Spotify and Tidal accounts. You need to have both platforms’ desktop applications installed, and you also need to have a third-party service, i.e., SongShift, designed for this purpose.

What requires your attention is…?

Before moving your playlists from Spotify to Tidal, there are a few things you should keep in mind. The playlists which you want to move from Spotify to Tidal should not have more than 100 tracks, and the SongShift app only works for transferring one playlist at a time. Also, keep in mind that it may not be possible to transfer some tracks or playlists if they do not exist on Tidal.

Method 1: SongShift

The easiest and most straightforward method for transferring playlists is by using a third-party service, SongShift. SongShift is specifically designed to help you transfer playlists from one music streaming platform (Spotify) to another (Tidal). Follow these steps to transfer your playlists:

1. Download the SongShift app on your phone.
2. Sign in with your Spotify account and authorize SongShift to access your Spotify account.
3. Click on the ‘+’ sign, select ‘Tidal’, and authorize SongShift to access your Tidal account.
4. Choose ‘Setup Source’ and select your Spotify account.
5. Choose ‘Setup Destination’ and select your Tidal account.
6. Choose the playlists you wish to transfer from Spotify to Tidal.
7. Tap the ‘Shift’ button to transfer the playlists.

Method 2: Stamp

Stamp is another third-party app that allows you to transfer playlists from Spotify to Tidal. Follow these steps to do so:

1. Download and install the Stamp app on your computer.
2. Open your Spotify playlists in the Stamp app.
3. Select the playlists you want to transfer and click on the Tidal icon in the bottom left corner.
4. Login to Tidal and select the playlist you want to transfer to.
5. Click on the ‘Stamp All’ button to begin the transfer.

Method 3: Manually Transfer Playlists Between Spotify and Tidal

You can also transfer playlists manually from Spotify to Tidal, but it may take more effort, and you may miss a few tracks. You can use the Tidal desktop app for this method. Follow these steps to transfer your playlists:

1. Open your Spotify app and copy the link to your playlist.
2. Open your Tidal app and click on the ‘Add Playlist’ button.
3. Select ‘Import Playlist’ and paste the copied link into the box provided.
4. Tidal will automatically create a new playlist with the same name as the Spotify playlist.
5. You may need to manually add any missing songs that didn’t transfer automatically.

Why Can’t I Move All Playlists?

While SongShift and Stamp are the most effective solutions for transferring your playlists, some tracks may not be available on Tidal. Therefore, if you encounter such songs or entire playlists, you may not be able to transfer them. Some other reasons why you could run into issues might include playlists having over 100 songs or authorization issues when connecting between platforms.

Implications and Recommendations

Transferring playlists to another platform can be a hassle, but it’s worth it if you’re not satisfied with your current music provider. Consider the available methods and the time it takes to transfer your playlists. Recommended, SongShift andStamp are the two best options for transferring playlists to Tidal. However, due to some potential issues, it’s better to check the transferred playlist once it has been processed.

5 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Can I transfer my entire Spotify library?

A: No, at present, there are no direct ways to transfer your entire Spotify library to Tidal.

Q: Can I share my Tidal playlists with Spotify users?

A: No, it’s not possible to share your Tidal playlists with Spotify users or vice versa.

Q: Is it safe to use third-party apps like SongShift and Stamp?

A: Yes, it is safe to use these apps as they do not require access to your password or any personal information, only authorization tokens from both Spotify and Tidal.

Q: Can I transfer playlists from Tidal to Spotify?

A: Yes, you can also transfer playlists from Tidal to Spotify using the same methods mentioned above, with minor changes.

Q: Will my songs be automatically added to my Tidal library or added to all my subscribed devices?

A: Yes, songs that you transfer to Tidal will be added to your Tidal library, and you can listen to them across all your subscribed devices.


It is challenging to switch from one music streaming platform to another, but with the available options, transferring your playlists from Spotify to Tidal is entirely possible. SongShift and Stamp are the two best options for transferring playlists to Tidal, but it’s essential to check for transferred tracks and playlists’ accuracy. If you’re struggling, consider doing it manually. Regardless of the method you choose, once you’ve transferred your playlists to Tidal, you can enjoy your music without any interruption.