How to Identify Music Playing on Your Android Phone
Did you enjoy the song you just listened to on your Android phone? You can figure out what it’s named by following the steps below.
There are various methods for identifying the music playing in your environment. Have you ever wondered what the name of the music playing on your Android phone is? A YouTube video, a live stream, a Snapchat snap, or an Instagram story could all sources.
You can directly identify the name of the music playing on your phone thanks to Shazam. You can Shazam whatever you’re listening to, whether it’s through your phone’s speakers or headphones. Here’s how to do it.
Enable Shazam in Other Apps
Begin by downloading Shazam from the Google Play Store. It’s completely free.
To identify the music playing on your Android smartphone, there are two ways to set up Shazam and use it in other apps. You can accomplish that by tapping a notification from the notification bar or a small floating bubble on your screen.
Use Shazam From the Notification Bar
This is a simple method for Shazaming music on your Android phone. Follow these procedures to enable this feature:
- Navigate to the Shazam app.
- Press on Library in the top left corner of your screen.
- Press the Settings icon. It should also appear in the top left corner.
- Then, in SHAZAM IN OTHER APPS, enable Shazam from notification bar.
On your notification bar, you should notice a permanent Shazam message that says Tap to Shazam. While music is playing on your smartphone, you can tap on that notification at any time, and Shazam will identify it for you.
Use Shazam From a Pop-Up
The software will display a small pop-up button on your screen that you may tap to Shazam tunes. Follow these procedures to enable this feature:
- Go to the Shazam app.
- Press on Library in the top left corner.
- Press on Settings.
- Enable Shazam from the notification bar and Shazam from Pop-Up in SHAZAM IN OTHER APPS.
- Shazam will ask you if you want to allow it to draw on top of other apps in a dialog window. Press GO TO SETTINGS.
- Enable the Allow display over other apps app permission in the settings.
Shazam will now send you a permanent notification on your notification bar. When you tap on the notification, a blue bubble with the Shazam logo appears on your screen. You can press it to see what music is currently playing on your phone.
Hold and drag the bubble to the bottom of the screen to eliminate it. Press on Tap to Shazam from the notification bar once again to make it appear.
Play Music From the Shazam App
The software will display the search results in the notification bar or in a pop-up window on your screen when you Shazam a song. You may listen to the music, see the lyrics, see the video, and learn more about it if it’s available by tapping on it.
Shazam also lets you hear a 90-second preview of the songs you’re looking for. Externally, you may listen to the entire song on Spotify or Apple Music. However, if you link your Apple Music account to Shazam, you may listen to entire songs directly in the Shazam app.
Shazam Does It All
While it has long been able to identify music playing around you, Shazam has now made it possible to detect music playing on your Android and iOS cellphones as well. You now know what to do if you hear some appealing music coming from your smartphone.