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How to identify the song with Siri and Shazam

Siri now works hand in hand with Shazam, the popular music tagging service and this means, instead of searching for the Shazam app when a great song comes on and you wish to identify it, you can simply have Siri do it for you!

How to tag and identify songs with Siri and Shazam

  1. Make sure the song you want to identify is playing in the background.
  2. Press and hold the Home button to activate Siri.
  3. Say something like “What song is this?” or “What song is playing?”, any variation should work.
  4. Siri will then listen and present a result.
siri and shazam identifying song

If you want the Shazam app itself to save your newly identified song to your history, make sure you tap on Shazam in the lower right corner. If you just close out of Siri, the tag won’t be saved to your Shazam app.

Once you’re done, tap the Home button to return to your Home screen.


If you prefer other way of identifying songs, please share it with us in comments.

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