Taylor Swift performs at the 2019 American Music Awards in Los Angeles, November 24, 2019.

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Apple released a software update for iPhone and iPad earlier this month that includes a built-in music recognition button that can help you quickly identify the song that’s playing.

It is one of the ways she uses Apple Shazam, which has taken over 2018 for $ 400 million. You do not need to have Shazam installed for this to work. All you have to do is add a button to the Control Center menu and then, when you hear a song that you like and want to know the artist, just tap the button.

Your iPhone can recognize music with a single click in iOS 14.2.

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It’s fun and easy to set up. This is what you do.

  • First, make sure that you are running the latest software on your iPhone. To do this, go to Settings> General> Software Update. You must be on iOS 14.2 or later.
  • Once the update is installed, open Settings on your iPhone.
  • Click on Control Center.
  • Scroll down under “More” and click the green “+” button next to Learn Music.

This adds music recognition functionality to the control center.

Click this button to select songs from your iPhone.

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On an iPhone with Face ID, just drag the Control Center shadow by swiping down from the top right of the phone and clicking on the music recognition icon, which I named in the image above. On iPhones that have a home button, just swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access this menu and find the icon.

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You can now use it whenever you hear a song, even if you listen to a playlist with your headphones, to see the song’s title and artist.