How to use and recognize songs with Siri and know where they are saved

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Have you ever liked a song that you listen to by chance and then you don't know what it is? can use Siri to recognize songs. Also, find out where they are saved once recognized.

With the passage of time and the advancement of technology, the devices we use every day have allowed us to do more things without touching them.

This is the case with devices Apple, which now have the intelligent assistant Siri to help you perform tasks such as sending or reading text messages while your hands are busy.



Also, it helps to do math or learn new things; By simply asking questions, the Siri assistant will search the web for answers and quickly display them on the screen.

Da iOS 8 in then, Apple offers an important update to the Siri assistant, being able to quickly detect or recognize songs while listening.

This was done by integrating the technology used in Shazam, the most popular app for identifying songs in other applications or audio recognition, to the Siri assistant.

By integrating these two powerful tools, Apple has put in the hands of its users the ability to recognize the music they want to listen to quickly and easily, even using the Siri assistant as a personal translator.

You will no longer have to have an extra application or wait for it to open, but you will only have to indicate a voice command to the assistant and wait a few seconds for the results.

Recognize songs with Siri

To start you must have the Siri assistant activated on your device. To do this, go to Settings and look for the Siri section; Once there, activate the Siri option. If you wish, you can also activate the option Hey Siri, this will allow you to activate the assistant without pressing buttons, only with your voice.



The moment you hear the song you want to recognize, activate the Siri assistant. This will depend on how it is configured, it can be by pressing the Home button or with the command «Hey Siri».

Now you need to order Siri to listen to the song. You can say something like " How does Siri sound? "," What song do you listen to? “Or a similar command.

Wait for the assistant to indicate that it is listening and move the device closer to the music. After a few seconds Siri will show you the search result on the screen.

It should be noted that it works with pre-recorded music, it probably won't work if you try to find music by humming into the microphone, while at a live music concert or festival.

Install the iTunes Store and search for the list of songs recognized with Siri

This app integrates a media player and the media content store developed by Apple. With it you can play, organize and synchronize yours iPod, iPhone, iPad and buy multimedia content.

Siri remembers all the searches you've made to recognize songs in a list. To view it, install the application iTunes Store on your device.


To do this, go to the App Store, go to the search tab and type iTunes Store in the search bar. Select the application and click the download icon.

Wait a few minutes while the application is downloaded and installed. Once the installation is finished, open the application by clicking on the star icon.

On the main screen you will see a three dot icon located in the upper right corner, click on it and then you will see three tabs.


Scroll to the Siri tab and you will see a list where the songs will be recognized with the smart assistant, along with the price of each song in case you want to buy it.

If you don't want to buy them, you can stream them using apps like Apple Music o Spotify which are also available for download in the App Store. You may also be interested in how to create a free iTunes App Store account without using a card.


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