Bookmark Invites on Sing iOS


Exciting news for Sing! iOS users: Now you can bookmark invites you’d like to join later!

Have you ever lost track of an invite that you wanted to join? Or forgot about one until it was too late?  As one of the most requested features from our community, bookmarking invites will allow you to track those you want to join in one place, easily keeping tabs on how long you have to join. We’re testing this feature on iOS first, and it will come to Sing Android next month.

To bookmark an invite, tap the “…” button from screens you see an invite you want to bookmark. Then choose “Bookmark Invite”:

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Your bookmarks will be privately saved to the Invites tab under your own profile, below the invites you created.


Expired and closed invites will be automatically removed from your bookmark list. To manually remove a bookmark, go to your bookmark list and tap “…” then “Remove Bookmark”.

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We hope this helps you join more collabs and connect with more of your friends. Please email us at if you have any questions or suggestions!


A Fresh New Look for Sing! iOS

The Smule team has been hard at work bringing a fresh new look to Sing! that will make the iOS experience sleeker, simpler, and more beautiful than ever before. Inspired by the careful and consistent design of Sing! on Android, we’ve unified the color palette, icons, and button design all over Sing! iOS. Take a look at the new look and feel of Sing! on the iPhone and iPad:


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Not only will this update make the app easier and more pleasant to use, but it will also allow Smule’s team of designers and engineers to bring new improvements to both iOS and Android faster than ever before. We’re working every day to bring all Sing! users the same great experience no matter what device they use, and this new update to the design of Sing! iOS is a big step in the direction of consistency and simplicity for everyone.


As always, we want to hear what you think about the new Sing! Karaoke makeover! Please let us know by sending your comments to
From the whole Smule team, happy singing!



Invites Update


Hello Sing!ers,

You want to get the word out about your collabs. And, you want to know about ones you can join. This is why invites are so important, and we’ve heard from and talked to many of you about how to improve the invitation system.  Turns out there are many areas that needed addressing under the hood to make it easier for you to send and receive invites from people you care about.

Today’s update addresses key frustrations that we’ve heard from you on how invites are sent and received.  This may be a big change for some of you used to the old system.  Don’t worry, we’re not done.  This is where we need your help – try the new invites system and let us know what you think.  Know that we will not rest until this new system is working even better than before.

Without further ado, here’s a quick look at the key changes.

One Invites List

Your “Invites” list under “Notifications” will show all the invites sent by people you are following.  We’ve consolidated all the invites from singers you follow and care about into one list.  You don’t need to switch between different invites lists any more.


People who you are not following can still invite you to join a collab.  However, those invites will show up in the “Others” tab on the “Messages” screen.  Remember, you can block users to stop receiving unwanted invites.

Easily Invite All Your Followers

Your followers want to hear about your new collabs to join.  Right after you finish a duet or group collab, easily invite all your followers with a switch.  Make sure your collab is set to public if you want to invite all your followers to join you.


Invites via Sing! Message

Sometimes you want to send a more personal invite to your close friends or to your group chat with more specific instructions to join the collab.  You can do that with Sing! Message.  It’s not only for chatting, it’s also a way to personalize your invites directly to specific people or groups of people and chat about how you are going to join the collab with each other!

We’re also addressing one of the most requested features – you can now quickly search from the list of people you’re following without having to scroll through a long list or worry about missing anyone.


Remember, if you are inviting people who are not following you, your invites will only appear in their “Others” tab.  Be cautious when you do this so your invites don’t get mistaken for spam as you make new friends!

Selective Push Notifications

Are you getting too many push notifications? You can turn on/off your Sing! Message push notifications from specific singers or groups.


Alternatively, you can also disable all Sing! Message push notifications by going to your Settings and turning off “All Chat Notifications”.


Whew!  That’s it for now.  We hope this helps you connect with more of your friends and join more collabs.  Let us know what you think and stay tuned because we are going to make it even better.  Happy singing!


Starting today, you can create your own parts for group collabs!



Starting today, you can create your own parts for group collabs!

Just go to and select the Songbook option. On the screen where you enter the song’s lyrics, you’ll see an option to customize the song’s parts for group singing:

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Your song can have as many as eight parts and as few as three, and you can even rename each one to help show who will sing what:

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Once you’ve started, you can add, remove, and rename parts, and you can click-and-drag to associate each line of lyrics with one or more parts.

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With just a few clicks, you’ll be all set and have something that looks like this:


If you don’t feel like setting a song’s group parts, you can set its duet parts, and we’ll use those to automatically create group parts in the Sing!

Once you finish uploading your song, you can find it in the Songbook. When you start or join a group collab, you’ll find your parts waiting for you to choose from:

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Similar to duets, you’ll see a unique set of lyrics to guide your singing.

Even if you don’t want to upload a song to the Songbook, you can still enjoy songs with fun group parts. Check out the new Songbook section in Sing! iOS called “Great for Groups,” which features holiday songs and others specially arranged by our team for group singing.

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We’ll be adding group parts to more songs every week, so try searching “groupparts” in the Songbook to find them. Sing a group collab as your favorite singer and sing in harmony with others around the world!

Group parts are limited to Sing iOS for now but coming soon to Sing Android.

We can’t wait to see what you come up with! As always, please write us at if you have any questions or suggestions!



Share your Sing! Videos on Instagram!

Share your Sing! Videos on Instagram!

Share your Sing! Videos on Instagram!

At the heart of Smule’s mission to connect people through music, is the conviction that music is engaging and social.  So, we are always striving to make it as easy as possible for you to share your creations and collaborations.  One of the more popular comments we’ve been hearing is that you want to share a clip of your cover on Instagram. Well, of course you do!  And, now, friends, you can – and it’s easy!

Share your music with the world!

Here’s how:

1) Find or create your cover in the Sing! app or on Smule.

2) Click the share icon.

3) Click on the Instagram icon.

4) Select a video and trim the 3 to 15 second section of the video you want to share

5) Post with the hashtag #Smule #InstaSmule #Sing

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Follow us on Instagram (@Smule) and tag your Sing! shares with #Smule #InstaSmule – that way we can easily find it and potentially regram it! :)

As always, Happy Singing!



Android Video is Here!

Android Video is Here!

The moment all of you are waiting for is here. ANDROID VIDEO HAS ARRIVED and we couldn’t be more thrilled to release it to you. Many functions will come with this feature- the ability to sing with partner artists, singing with friends across the globe on video, and joining video challenges with your Sing! groups! 

As you know, there are MANY different types of Android devices, so we will be rolling out the video feature on different devices in incremental segments.  The video feature requires Android 4.4.2 or above. It’s fully supported and available today on the following devices:

  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (10″)
  • Motorola Moto G (2nd Generation)
  • Motorola Nexus 6
  • ASUS Nexus 7

The video feature rollout will happen over the next several weeks, beginning with the fully supported devices listed above. Install today’s release and when the feature becomes available on your device, the video option will automatically appear.

For questions, click here or please feel free to E-mail us at!