Latest iOS 14.2 update mainly focuses on the Control Center, introducing a new Music Recognition toggle. Yes, that’s right, the new control center toggle will instantly use Shazam to recognize music around you.
Apple made it faster and easier to use its music recognition app, Shazam, by adding this toggle in iOS Control Center. If you updated and don’t have it yet, make sure to check the Settings app > Control Center > Music Recognition toggle ON.
All songs recognized this way will be shown in your Shazam App Library and yes, they can be added to your Apple Music library.
Shazam music recognition toggle works with songs playing in the ambient environment as well as songs playing on your iPhone or iPad.
So if you’re watching a video and want to know what song is in it, you can just tap the Music Recognition toggle to find out. It even works when AirPods are connected, so the sound doesn’t need to be out loud.