For today’s update to Shazam, the app’s audio recognition technology has been updated to listen “hard” and “long” to identify what’s working, according to release notes. Apple says, “Shazam is now seeing more songs by trying more, for a long time. Tap Shazam to give it a go. Not always the case but Shazam is able to identify whatever the music is playing within a few seconds.
With today’s update, the Shazam app will listen for a long time before releasing. This should mean that Shazam is even more useful than before.
Even as the Shazam app dedicated to iOS has become more powerful over the years, Apple has also integrated Shazam technology deeply into iOS itself. With the release of iOS 14.2 last year, Apple added a new Shazam brand that you can add to the Control Center. Third-party applications are not able to integrate with the control center changes, so this is an advantage that Shazam is owned by Apple.