The music identification service, Shazam has launched an update to its iOS app with a slew of new features, including a brilliant Auto Shazam feature exclusively for iPhone and iPod touch users.
First up, the iOS update brings a new feature called ‘Auto Shazam’. This feature lets users to collect all the songs they hear all over the day. You no longer have to rush to take out your smartphone from your pocket! Just activate this Auto Shazam feature, the app will then listens and identifies songs for a certain time and then shuts itself off when your battery is low.
Whenever the Auto Search functionality identifies music, it notifies you about the tracks and instantly saves matches in your playlists organized by date. This feature works even if you exit the app or your phone is locked. This feature is only available for iPhone and iPod touch users.
While the update also brings the following features for all iOS users:
- You will now be able to share tags with your buddies on WhatsApp.
- Ability to pin tags to Pinterest boards.
- Ability to share tags through iOS Messages.
- Fixed a bug: Now the app will not prompt to use your location again if you have already said no.
The update is available for all the 3 Shazam versions for iOS: Shazam free, Shazam Red ($6.99) and Shazam Encore ($6.99). All the 3 versions work with devices that run on iOS version 6.0 or above.
Shazam download link for iOS (free)
Shazam Encore download link for iOS (grab the update for free or pay $6.99 if downloading the app for the first time)
Shazam Red download link for iOS (grab the update for free or pay $6.99 if downloading the app for the first time)