A security setting in iOS can prevent an app from accessing your iPad's microphone. To allow SmartMusic to access the microphone, follow the these steps.

  1. Close the SmartMusic app.
  2. From the iPad home screen, tap Settings.
  3. Choose Privacy > Microphone.
  4. Locate SmartMusic on the microphone settings page and tap the switch to the right.

The switch will turn green, indicating that SmartMusic is now able to access the microphone.