Frequently Asked Questions

General

Why can't I see lyrics or LiveLyrics for some songs?
Why is SoundHound now allowing unlimited IDs in its free version?
What benefit is there to buying SoundHound ∞, when there are unlimited IDs in the free version?
What about users who paid earlier in 2010 to upgrade SoundHound to have unlimited IDs?
I purchased SoundHound, and then got a new phone on a different Operating System. Can I transfer the license?
I had to delete and reinstall SoundHound. Or, I switched from a different operating system such as Android, iOS, or WindowsPhone. Can I access my previous favorites or history?
Can SoundHound work if I whistle instead of singing or humming?
Why can't I email or share my lyrics?
Is a network connection required to use SoundHound?
Will other users hear my sing searches on SoundHound?
How can I add my band's music to your search database?
How can I obtain a promo code for SoundHound?
Why are there no results when I do a singing or humming search?
I would like to contribute to the sing search database. How can I do so?
I still have one more question not on here; where can I get mine answered?

SoundHound for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

Once I've bought SoundHound ∞ for my iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, do I have to pay again if I also want SoundHound ∞ on my other iOS devices? What if I have to do a hard reset, or the app is somehow deleted from my phone? Can I replace it without paying again?
If I previously downloaded Midomi and deleted it, can I download SoundHound ∞ without paying for it?
When using SoundHound on a mobile network, I cannot get any results. What can I do?
If Pandora isn't working within SoundHound, what can I do to get it up and running?
How do I find the music I've purchased through SoundHound?
Is there a way to change the iTunes store location when I purchase songs?
Can SoundHound start listening to music as soon as I open the app?
Can I make my iPhone buzz when SoundHound returns a result?
In which countries is SoundHound ∞ available?
How can I delete individual songs from my history?
Is there a way to keep my SoundHound favorites and history if I'm planning to get a new iPhone/iPad using the same carrier?
What can I do if I'm having trouble posting to Facebook or Twitter?
If I can't seem to get my Bluetooth to work with SoundHound, is there anything I can do?
Can my untitled song names and cover art replaced with updated information after being looked up in SoundHound?
SoundHound won't work on my early generation iPod touch. How can I fix this?
I did a search when I was not connected to a network. Where can I find that song snippet now?

SoundHound for Android

SoundHound was deleted from my phone! How do I replace it without paying again?
I purchased SoundHound, then had to get a new Gmail account. Will I have to pay for SoundHound again?
How do I find the music I purchased through SoundHound?
How can I delete individual songs from my history?
In which countries is SoundHound ∞ available?
Can SoundHound identify music I play from other third party applications?
I don't have a credit card. Can I purchase SoundHound through PayPal, or another means?
I added SoundHound to my SD card, and now I don't see the widget, anymore. What's going on?
I bought SoundHound for Android, but I cannot use the app because it appears to be "still downloading" or downloaded but will not open. What happened?
When using SoundHound on a mobile network in the UK or France, I cannot get any results. What can I do?
Why does SoundHound need access to all these various permissions?

SoundHound for WindowsPhone

SoundHound was deleted from my phone! How do I replace it without paying again?
I purchased SoundHound, then had to get a new Windows Live account. Will I have to pay for SoundHound again?
How do I find the music I purchased through SoundHound?
How can I delete individual songs from my history?
In which countries is SoundHound available?