Shazam Not Syncing with Spotify? Fixed! [Updated]

Updated by Adam Gorden on Nov 11, 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 Shazam songs to Spotify in detail and troubleshoot the Shazam not syncing with Spotify issue.

Part 1. How to Connect Shazam to Spotify on iPhone/Android
Part 2. How to Get My Shazam Tracks on Spotify
Part 3. How to Fix Shazam Not Adding to Spotify

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

Currently, Shazam has teamed up with Apple Music and Spotify, enabling you to sync Shazam to Apple Music and Spotify. To export Shazam playlist to Spotify, you'll need to sync up for Shazam and Spotify respectively. Then you can open Shazam on your device for recognizing a song by tapping the Shazam icon. And here's how to link Shazam to Spotify, and you can start syncing.

How to Connect Shazam with Spotify

If you have subscribed to Spotify and have an account for Shazam, it's a good idea to link Shazam to Spotify for syncing your songs on Shazam. Then you can also access Shazam tracks on Spotify. Here's how to connect Shazam to Spotify.

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Step 1. Open Shazam on your iPhone or Android device.

Step 2. On iPhone, swipe up to reveal the Settings icon. Or on Android device, tap Library in the upper-left of the Shazam window.

Step 3. Tap the cog icon to enter Settings then find the Spotify session.

Step 4. Tap the Connect button, and Spotify will be pulled up.

Step 5. Tap Agree to confirm then tap Got It to finish.

How to Add Shazam Songs to Spotify

After successfully connecting Shazam to Spotify, you can sync your songs from Shazam to Spotify. Then you are able to access and listen to Shazam songs on Spotify. Follow the below steps to add all Shazam to Spotify.

Step 1. Tap the OK button when Shazam asks you whether you want to sync your Shazam to Spotify.

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Step 2. Then you can find My Shazam Playlist in your music library of Spotify.

Step 3. Go back to Shazam and find the Sync Shazams to Spotify option then toggle the switch to active the auto-syncing feature.

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How to Listen to Shazam Tracks on Spotify

In addition to syncing Shazam to Spotify, you can go to play your Shazam songs on Spotify. Here's how to play Shazam songs on Spotify.

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Step 1. Open Shazam and go to your music library by swiping up on iPhone or tapping Library on Android.

Step 2. Select any track you want to listen to and tap the Spotify button then tap Open to play Shazam songs on Spotify.

How to Find My Shazam Playlist in Spotify

Where is my Shazam playlist on Spotify? After syncing Shazam to Spotify, all Shazam songs can be found in your music library of Spotify. But lots of users cannot find this Shazam playlist in Spotify. To find your full Shazam playlist in Spotify, you can follow the below steps.

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Step 1. Fire up Spotify on your phone and tap Your Library.

Step 2. Tap Playlists in the top-left corner of the screen.

Step 3. Scroll down to find My Shazam Tracks and tap this playlist.

Part 2. How to Get My Shazam Tracks on Spotify

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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Part 3. How to Fix Shazam Not Adding to Spotify

Shazam provides an efficient way to sync music to Spotify, 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 Shazams not syncing with Spotify, you can try the following methods.

Solution 1. Unlink and Relink Shazam to Spotify

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.

Solution 2. Update Shazam and Spotify

Make sure that Shazam and Spotify on your device have been updated to the latest version. If not, go to update your Shazam and Spotify to the latest version.


With the help of 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 then sync them to Spotify and play them uninterruptedly.

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