- MQA for Android
Which versions of Android are supported?
Android 5.0 and up
How will the new app affect the past MQA Android handsets (e.g., LGV30, Essential phone)?
Past MQA Android handsets will work as before
How will existing app users be notified of the update?
Perform a standard update of your Android app via Google Play or your app store of choice.
What does the MQA decoder in the updated app do?
The updated TIDAL app enables TIDAL HiFi members to experience master quality music on their Android smartphone wherever they choose to listen. The MQA decoder in the app recovers all the direct music-related information and authenticates the source of the original master recording.
Offline listening – still master quality?
Yes, but you will need to select “Master” under Settings (Cog Icon) > Quality > Download.
Does this MQA now work on other Android devices?
Yes, MQA is now available on Amazon TV + Tablets, Android Auto, and Android TV.