Shazam- Android App to Identify Music

You can find this App in the ‘Music & Audio’ category on Google Play Store. The developers have rated the app content appropriate for 12+ age and parental guidance is recommended for the use of this app by younger users.

This app is available for free. It doesn’t even contain any in-app purchases. However, the app does contain ads. A device must have Android OS 4.0.3 and up for this application to function on it. The latest version of the app varies with the device which means different versions are compatible with different devices. The app is regularly updated and the latest update was on 5 Dec 2022.

Shazam is owned by Apple, Inc. The size of the Android application varies with the version and devices. The reviews of 3,422,813 users have given it an average rating of 4.6/5 stars. The app has been downloaded by more than 100,000,000 users.


Shazam is a massively popular app which is helpful in identifying music, and lyrics, and discovering new tracks and playlists. It can recognize songs through both sound and visuals. You can explore audio songs, videos, and playlists.

Quick links to Apple Music make a wide range of music available. You can sync your music through all your devices and share it on social media platforms through the awesome features of Shazam. Check out recommended tracks and real-time charts for rating and stay updated on new and trending music.

Over 10 Million Android users have already installed Shazam to identify and find new music and to keep all music in one place. You can also buy song tracks to listen to them when you are not online.

Pros of the Application

–    Identifying music through sound recognition is cool in itself. But now Shazam is offering visual recognition as well. Now grab your music from posters, magazines and much more.

–   The synchronization of multiple devices makes Shazam an impressive App. You just need to verify your login details on a new device and it is ready to serve.

–    You can discover new music from the recommended tracks. A convenient way to find your new jam.

–    Enjoy your own Karaoke and sing along to songs with music lyrics, or watch their videos

–    Stay updated with the most popular songs on Shazam’s real-time charts.

–    Shazam makes it easier to share your own music on social media and know what your friends are listening to.

Cons of the Application

–     Some users find it inconvenient that MIPS devices are not supported.

–    Some users have experienced that they lose all their libraries when the app is updated and that can be annoying.

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Shazam comes with an awesome sound recognition feature which helps you identify, discover and share music. If you don’t know the name of the song, you simply have to sing any of its verses and the app will recognize the song.

The visual recognition feature is awesome which helps you identify and access a song by scanning an image on the poster or in a magazine. You can connect your other applications with Shazam and share your music on different platforms.

Knowing about the most trending music is now easier than ever with Shazam’s real-time charts. Discover new songs from your favourite artist, and find awesome playlists through the recommended tracks feature. 

You can sync your Shazam across all your devices so you get access to your playlists across all the devices.