Tidal Gains Siri Integration on iPhone and iPad, But Still Lacks HomePod Support

Tidal has added Siri support in the latest update to its iOS app, meaning iPhone and iPad users can now ask Apple's virtual assistant to play content from the music streaming service.

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As noted by XDA Developers, the added support doesn't appear to extend to the HomePod or HomePod mini, which means Tidal users still can't take advantage of the HomePod's ‌Siri‌ voice controls to navigate their tunes and playlists.


As things stand, ‌Siri‌ on HomePod works with Apple Music, Deezer, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, and Pandora. Apart from Tidal, the only other major streaming service that doesn't yet work with ‌Siri‌ on HomePod is Spotify, a fact which has left users critical of the company. The reasoning behind Spotify's refusal to adopt ‌HomePod‌ support remains unknown.

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icanhazmac Avatar
5 weeks ago

The reasoning behind Spotify's refusal to adopt ‌HomePod‌ support remains unknown.
Pretty easy answer, it is one way Spotify can "stick it" to Apple with next to no consequences.
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Rychiar Avatar
5 weeks ago
Tidal still exists? Why would anyone subscribe to it?
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GDF Avatar
5 weeks ago

Tidal still exists? Why would anyone subscribe to it?
I thought the same, but music quality is excellent on it. I would rank Tidal and Apple Music tops in quality of music.

I own a Tesla and Tesla does not have an Apple Music app, which I would prefer, so I did subscribe to Tidal and was surprised how good it was.
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Marie.D Avatar
5 weeks ago

Tidal still exists? Why would anyone subscribe to it?
It integrates nicely in Plex and I get a discount by subscribing through that.
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WWPD Avatar
5 weeks ago
Tidal? Who still uses that? Napster is where it's at.
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HDFan Avatar
5 weeks ago

Why would anyone subscribe to it?
For a lot of reasons, such as the one below.


TIDAL is very popular in the audiophile community, primarily because of its seamless integration with Roon.
1. Better interface. Not clogged up with all graphics that apple music uses.
2. Better discovery. Their daily discovery gives me much better results than Apples'.
3. Better quality. Air playing to my car gives me much better quality than airplaying Apple Music. Don't totally understand this as Apple Music is set to use lossless over cellular. But looking at usage Tidal uses gigabytes more bandwidth as would be expected if streaming lossless.
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