How to Connect Shazam to Spotify

Updated by Adam Gorden on Jul 14, 2022 2:36 PM.

What app will you choose to identify a song when you find it captivating but don't know its name? Some people may say they will use SoundHound to recognize a song and get it on Spotify, but there's another one you can give it a go. Shazam is one of the most popular song recognition apps. Whenever you hear a song in the club or restaurant, just pick up your phone and open the Shazam app. No matter its' the intro, verse, chorus, bridge, or outro, Shazam will immediately show exactly what you're listening to after capturing 20 seconds of the song.

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Shazam also has integrated with Spotify. You can play 30 seconds of the recognized song in the Shazam app, but after you connect Shazam to Spotify, you can play the whole version of the song. After linking your Spotify account to Shazam, you can have all your identified Shazam songs on Spotify. But sometimes, this feature doesn't work as expected. Thus, some of the songs might not be synced properly. Here we are going to show you how to add songs from Shazam to Spotify in detail and troubleshoot the Shazam not adding songs to Spotify issue.

Part 1. How to Add Shazam to Spotify on iPhone & Android
Part 2. Solutions to Shazam Not Adding Songs to Spotify
Part 3. How to Download Shazam Playlist on Spotify without Premium

Part 1. How to Connect Shazam to Spotify Android/iPhone

To add Shazam songs to Spotify, you will need to sign up for Shazam and Spotify respectively. Then you can open Shazam on your mobile device and recognize a song by tapping the Shazam icon. And here's how to export Shazam playlist to Spotify, and you can start syncing.

Step 1. Tap Library in the upper-left of the Shazam window.

Step 2. Tap the cog icon to enter Settings, and then find the Spotify session and tap the Connect button.

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Step 3. Spotify will be pulled up and tap Agree to confirm then tap Got It to finish.

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Step 4. After connecting Shazam to Spotify, an Auto-add Shazam to Spotify option will be shown on your settings, and then toggle the switch to activate the auto-syncing feature.

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Step 5. A Spotify playlist named as My Shazam Tracks will be automatically created on your Spotify music player. You can find all the songs from Shazam in the playlist.

Part 2. How to Fix Shazam Tracks Not Adding to Spotify

Shazam provides an efficient way to sync its song to Spotify playlist, but this feature feels a bit half-done. In the Spotify Community, some users complained that Shazam not adding songs to Spotify, so they can't even sync a single song from Shazam to Spotify. The problem may cause by either Shazam or Spotify, or both of them. To troubleshoot Shazam and Spotify not syncing issue, you can remove Spotify from Shazam and link Shazam to Spotify again.

Step 1. Open Shazam and go to Settings, then tap Disconnect to stop the syncing feature.

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Step 2. Go to My Shazam Tracks Playlist in your Spotify and tap the three dots in the upper-right corner to delete this playlist.

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Step 3. Go back to Shazam and disconnect your Spotify account then add Spotify to Shazam by steps shown above.

Part 3. How to Download Spotify Shazam Playlist without Premium

Shazam allows users to sync playlist to Spotify, but to be able to play the whole playlist, you'll need to subscribe to Spotify Premium. Otherwise, the Spotify music player will constantly play random songs that are not in your playlist and the playback will be interrupted by those ads. Fortunately, ViWizard Spotify Music Converter can enable you directly download Shazam playlist songs on Spotify and then you can play them anywhere without ads.

ViWizard Spotify Music Converter is an easy-to-use yet professional music downloader and converter for all Spotify users. It supports downloading any music track, playlist, album, and podcast from Spotify and save as the format of MP3, AAC, M4A, M4B, WAV, and FLAC. Now follow the below steps to download Spotify Shazam playlist without premium.

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1Import Spotify Shazam Playlist to ViWizard Software

Once opening ViWizard software on your computer, you will find that the Spotify music player will be launched automatically. Then go to find your Shazam playlist in Spotify and drag it to the converter directly. Alternatively, you can copy the playlist link and paste it into the search bar on the converter then click the + button to load the songs.

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2Set up the Output Audio Parameters for Shazam Playlist

After successfully adding tracks from your Shazam playlist in Spotify, you need to set the output audio parameters for downloading them. Go to Settings, select Preferences, and then you can personalize the parameters in the pop-up window. Here you can select the output format and adjust the bit rate, sample rate, and channel.

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3Start to Download and Convert Spotify Shazam Playlist

Once all the setting is finished, click on the Convert button to let ViWizard Spotify Music Converter download and convert your Spotify Shazam playlist. All the songs in the playlist will be exported to your computer as your required format. You could browse all the converted songs by clicking Converted and navigate to the output folder.

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With ViWizard Spotify Music Converter, you can feel free to play songs from Shazam Spotify playlist in whole without any hassle. Just go and grab more songs on Shazam, sync them to Spotify and play them uninterruptedly.

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