On both platforms, the system recognizes both songs played in the environment and those played on the smartphone itself – whether in broadcasts, videos, or in social media posts, for example. Here’s how to find the name of a song on your cell phone.
Shazam is an app to discover music already installed on the iPhone – Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo
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How to detect music by voice with Google Assistant
Step 1. Open Google Assistant and say “What song?” You can also type the expression on the keyboard;
Google Assistant has a command to detect which songs are playing in the environment – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandez
Step 2. Google Assistant will start listening to the song to identify it. Next, see the result found on the screen, along with the name of the song and the artist. In some cases, Google Assistant may display the lyrics of the song.
Google Assistant reveals song name, artist and lyrics – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandez
How to find music on iPhone
Step 1. Play a song on your cell phone or in the environment and access the iPhone control center. So touch Shazam icon. Note that the button will be colored and animated, indicating that you are listening to the song to identify it;
iPhone users can add a Shazam shortcut to Control Center for easy song recognition – Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes
The second step. Show the result found on the screen, displayed in a balloon hanging at the top of the screen, with the name of the song and artist displayed. If you like, slide the balloon down to see the album cover and the shortcut to play the song Apple Music.
iPhone shows song name and artist, offers a shortcut to listen to the track in Apple Music – Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes
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