Shazam app not working in iPhone: Fix

Having problem with the Shazam app on your iPhone? Shazam helps you find the song just by listening to it. But, if Shazam doesn’t work or unable to recognize a song, you have to manually troubleshoot it. Fixing the Shazam app won’t take long. So, without wasting any more time, follow these steps to fix the issue with the Shazam app.


Fix 1 – Disable the Bold Text feature

The bold text on your iPhone can be the reason why the Shazam isn’t functioning properly.

Step 1 – You can only do this from iPhone Settings. So, open it up.

Step 2 – Next, open the “Display & Brightness” settings in there.


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Step 3 – If you find the “Bold Text” feature is enabled, disable it.


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After disabling the bold text, all the iPhone texts will become normal font. Get back to the Shazam app and try playing a song for the app to detect it.

Check if this works.


Fix 2 – Restart your iPhone and retry

Just a simple restart of your iPhone should fix the issue with the Shazam app.

Step 1 – You must close all the apps before you attempt this. So, swipe from the bottom-left corner to see all the running apps.

Step 2 – Use your fingers to swipe them upwards to close all of them one-by-one.


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Step 3 – After closing the apps, press and hold the Power button on your iPhone.

Step 4 – Within a few seconds, use the “Slide to power off” to use it to shut down the phone.


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When your phone shuts down, restart it using the Power button to start the phone.

Try using the Shazam app, after this.


Fix 3 – Uninstall Shazam and reinstall

You may uninstall the Shazam app from your iPhone. Later, you can get it back from the App Store.

Step 1 – Find the Shazam app. If you can’t find it in the Home Screen, you can look for it in the App Library.

Step 2 – Hold the “Shazam” app and use the “Delete App“.


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Step 3 – Tap “Delete” to delete the Shazam app.

Step 4 – Open the App Store.

Step 5 – Next, search for “Shazam” app in the search box.

Step 6 – Later, tap the small download icon to download the Shazam app on your iPhone.


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Once you have installed Shazam, you should give it a try. Check if you can use the Shazam app.

Hope these fixes have helped you.