Use Shazam with Apple Music, Snapchat, and more

You can listen to Shazams with Apple Music or other music services. You can also use Shazam with Snapchat.

Listen to your Shazams

After you've identified songs with Shazam, swipe to the Library to see your previous Shazams. You can then use these services to listen to your Shazams.

Apple Music

Tap the Apple Music button near a Shazam to listen to that song in Apple Music. If you’re an Apple Music subscriber, songs that you've Shazamed are also automatically added to a playlist called My Shazam Tracks in the Music app. To add a Shazam to a different playlist, tap "Add To" next to a Shazam, then tap the playlist that you want to add the song to. If you’re not already a subscriber, learn how to join Apple Music.

If you can’t add songs to a playlist, make sure to sync your music library with Apple Music. If you don’t want Shazam to automatically add songs to Apple Music, in Shazam on iPhone or iPad tap the library button , tap the settings button , then turn off "Auto-add Shazams to Apple Music."


If the Spotify app is on your device, you can connect Shazam to your Spotify account. Tap the settings button  at the top of the Library, then tap Connect next to Spotify. Spotify becomes the default streaming service for the Shazam app. After you’ve connected Shazam to your Spotify account, you can still listen to your Shazams:

  • In Shazam, tap the play button next to a song to listen to a 30 second preview.
  • To listen in Spotify, tap on Spotify next to a song and you’ll be taken to the Spotify app.
  • Listen to previous Shazams in the playlist called My Shazam Tracks in the Spotify app.

You can also add any of your Shazams to Spotify playlists without leaving the app. Tap "Add To" next to a Shazam, then tap the playlist that you want to add the song to..


If the Deezer app is on your device, you can also open songs with your Deezer account. Tap the More button  next to a Shazam, then choose "Open in Deezer."

Google Play Music

To listen to a Shazam in Google Play Music on your Android device, tap the More button  next to a Shazam, then choose "Open in Google Play Music."

Google Play is not available in Shazam on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Buy songs you've identified with Shazam

On iPhone and iPad, you can buy songs from the iTunes Store with or without having an Apple Music subscription. On Android devices you can buy songs from Google Play Music.

  1. In Shazam, swipe to the Library. 
  2. Tap the song you want to buy to open the song in Shazam.
  3. Tap the more button .
  4. Tap "Buy on iTunes."

Use Shazam in Snapchat

Shazam is built in to Snapchat—you don’t need the Shazam app or a Shazam account to use Shazam with Snapchat. 

  • To identify a song with Shazam in Snapchat, open the camera screen, then press and hold on this screen to Shazam a song. You can send your new music discovery as a Snap.
  • To see your previous Shazams in Snapchat, go to the Snapchat Settings screen, then tap on Shazam under Additional Services.

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