Shazam needs access to the microphone on your device in order to listen to the music around you when you hit the Shazam button. Here's how to give Shazam permission:
- Launch the Shazam app on your phone and you'll be asked to give Shazam access to your microphone:
- Tap the 'Go to Settings' button and you'll be able to toggle Shazam's access to the microphone on your device:
There's no option to enable microphone access for Shazam. Why not?
It may be that you've enabled restrictions on your device. If you enable restrictions on microphone access, no new apps can request permission to use it.
To check whether you have restrictions enabled, open the Settings app on your phone, followed by 'General' and 'Restrictions'.