Online Shazam Music

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“What’s the name of this song?” This is a frequently asked question when a song flew through your ears. Often, you will forget about this song if there is no answer from your friends. But now, you can find out the name of a song within a minute as long as you have a Mac or PC that is connected to the internet and able to online. All you need is to access to Shazam online version and put your microphone close to the song or music you want to identify. Shazam will then recognize the song and tell you the name, artist, and return the full information to you including lyrics if it is available in the online database.

Wow! How much does it cost for such a wonderful application? It is FREE! Yes, Shazam is a free app for everyone. It is available in the Apple App Store as well as Google Play Store for free. Anyone who owns an iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Windows Phone, Blackberry, Nokia, Android device, Mac, or PC can download this app at zero cost. PC users can also download Shazam for PC and use it anytime on your Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows XP. As for Mac users, you can download Shazam from Mac App Store with just a click. Shazam Mac version works on an iMac, Mac mini, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and other Mac OS X devices perfectly. It works exactly as it should like on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

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On the other hand, Shazam is also available online. Any Shazam members can access the online version and use the app for free without the need to install the software to a Mac or PC. Shazam online version is definitely perfect for people who do not prefer to download and install Shazam on their computer or desktop.

How to Use Shazam Online

It is extremely easy to use Shazam online version especially if you know how does Shazam work. There are two types of account – the free one and the premium one. The premium one comes with a lot extra features but the free version is already good enough for identifying little known songs by tags. In order to use Shazam online, you will need to access to its official website at from your Mac or PC. Log in to your account if you already have one otherwise you can register a new account using your Facebook account. Once the registration is done, click on the MY SHAZAM button on top and you will see all the functions and features there. Shazam online version allows you to find music by searching the artists, album, track, or all.

Shazam Online Alternatives

Without doubt, Shazam is undeniably one of the best music identifying software available on earth today. However, there are a few alternatives you can try online for free. The first one we would like to recommend is Midomi. Midomi is a music-identifying app that detects song though your Mac, PC, or mobile device’s microphone and display the information of the song. Midomi also links the song to iTunes store in its result and you can purchase the track right away. Often, Midomi gives you a 100% success rate when you try to identifying a song.

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Musipedia is another great alternative to Shazam. It is a music search engine that allows you to search for an unknown song. Musipedia is definitely only one of its kind because it comes with online tools that allow you search a song by its melody or tune. Users can draw piano notes with a mouse or upload a melody to search for the song information. This is definitely a brilliant software for music lovers.

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Shazam identifies a song by creating a unique digital fingerprint to match what you’re hearing with one of the millions of songs in the Shazam database.

Use the Shazam app

If you have the Shazam app installed on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, you can use the app to identify music and save them to your library.

  1. Open the Shazam app on your device.
  2. Tap or click the Shazam button to identify what’s playing around you.

When Shazam identifies the song, it’s saved in My Music, along with all your other previous Shazams.

After you identify a song, you can connect to Apple Music and other music services to listen to your Shazam.

If you don’t have an internet connection, the app still creates a unique digital fingerprint to match against the Shazam database the next time your device is connected to the internet. If a song can’t be identified, it will disappear from your pending Shazams.

Use Auto Shazam

To have Shazam automatically identify what’s playing around you, touch and hold (or double-click on Mac) the Shazam button . When Auto Shazam is on, Shazam matches what you’re hearing with songs in the Shazam database—even when you switch to another app. Shazam never saves or stores what it hears.

You can then find the Shazams identified with Auto Shazam in My Music, grouped together by date.

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To turn off Auto Shazam, tap or click the Shazam button.

Use Shazam in Control Center on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

You can Shazam songs right from Control Center on your iPhone or on your iPad.* To add Shazam to Control Center, go to Settings > Control Center, then tap the Add button next to Music Recognition.

To identify songs from Control Center, tap the Shazam button to identify what's currently playing on your device or around you. Shazam can identify songs playing on your device even if you're using headphones.

* Requires iOS or iPad OS 14.2 or later.

More ways to identify music

  • On iPhone or iPad, say “Hey Siri,” then ask what the song is.
  • On iPhone or iPad, add the Shazam widget to identify music in the Today View.
  • Use Shazam on your Apple Watch to Shazam tracks.
  • To identify music from the menu bar of your Mac, get Shazam for Mac from the Mac App Store.
  • On HomePod, say “Hey Siri, Shazam this song.”
  • Use the Shazam It action to add music recognition to your Shortcuts.

See your previous Shazams

You can see your previous Shazams in the Shazam app on your device and online when you create a Shazam account.

  • On iPhone or iPad, swipe up on the main Shazam screen to access My Music.
  • On Mac, recent Shazams appear below the Shazam button.
  • On Apple Watch, recent Shazams appear below the Shazam button, and are also saved to My Music on the paired iPhone.
  • To access your Shazams on your other Apple devices and online at, you can save your Shazams in iCloud. This also ensures that you won't lose your Shazams if something happens to your device.

Change your settings

In the Shazam app, swipe up to My Music from the main Shazam screen, then tap the Settings button to adjust Shazam settings:

  • Control Notifications from Shazam.
  • To have Shazam automatically start listening when the app is opened, turn on “Shazam on app start.”
  • Use iCloud to back up your Shazams.

Microphone settings on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Shazam needs access to the microphone on your device to hear what you're listening to. On iPhone or iPad, open Settings, scroll down to the installed apps and tap Shazam, then turn on Microphone. If you don’t see an option for Microphone, you might have restrictions turned on for Privacy settings.

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  • Use Shazam on Android devices.
  • You can create a Shazam account to keep track of all your Shazams and view them on
  • In addition to Apple Music, you can connect Shazam to other services like Snapchat and Spotify.
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