THERE'S a handy iPhone trick for music fans that you need to know.
You can instantly ID a song using a built-in Apple tool.
The feature works using music-identification tool Shazam, which was actually bought by Apple.
It lets you quickly identify songs playing on your iPhone – or elsewhere.
You can add a quick shortcut to Apple Music recognition in your Control Centre.
That makes it much easier to quickly access.
The clever trick was shared by TikTok creator @Katamogz, where it's received hundreds of likes.
All you need to do is going into Settings > Control Centre and then add Music Recognition at the bottom of the list.
Then when you swipe into your Control Centre (by pulling down from the top-right of the phone) you can quickly access it.
Simply tap the Shazam symbol – which looks like an S – and you're away.
Most read in Tech
Facebook DOWN – users unable to login over mysterious outage
You're charging your iPhone WRONG – three hacks to make it charge even faster
Check your Netflix NOW – 'red flags' reveal if strangers have hacked your account
WhatsApp adds new HIDDEN mode that's perfect for keeping secrets
This can quickly identify TikTok songs that haven't been named.
And it can also discover songs that are playing near you in the real world too.
One more thing
But that's not all.
There's actually another clever way to access this same feature.
If you didn't know, you can use the Apple logo on the back of your phone as a button.
And it can perform a whole range of tasks.
In iPhone settings, there's an option to enable a feature called Back Tap.
Simply tapping two or three times on the back of the phone can perform multiple functions.
One of the most popular is having the iPhone take a screenshot – to save you fiddling with multiple physical buttons.
But you can also use it to quickly enable Shazam.
So if you hear a track you like, you can use Back Tap to very quickly name the track.
It's much easier than manually loading up an app.
And it could be even quicker than the Control Centre shortcut too.
How to activate Back Tap on iPhone
To turn on the feature make sure you've updated to iOS 14 or later. To do that, go to Settings > General > Software update.
Then go to your Settings.
Scroll down and tap "Accessibility" and then click "Touch".
Then scroll down to "Back Tap".
You'll have the choice to turn on "Double Tap" or "Triple Tap".
Whichever you select gives you the same options.
Click to see which features you can now control with either a double or triple tap on the back of your phone.
They include taking screenshots, turning the volume up or down, magnifying, scrolling and more.
For example, if you wanted to use a Double Tap to access Shazam, click the "Double Tap" option and then tick "Shazam Shortcut".
Bear in mind that this feature might not work if you have a thick phone case.
Read More on The Sun
I’m a size 18 & found the perfect Missguided bikinis for summer from £8
How much does it cost to run a hot tub?
You can switch the features Back Tap controls or turn it off anytime by using the same steps above.
If you want two different functions, opt for one on Double Tap and another on Triple Tap.
- Read all the latest Phones & Gadgets news
- Keep up-to-date on Apple stories
- Get the latest on Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram
Best Phone and Gadget tips and hacks
Looking for tips and hacks for your phone? Want to find those secret features within social media apps? We have you covered…
- How to delete your Instagram account
- What does pending mean on Snapchat?
- How to check if you've been blocked on WhatsApp
- How to drop a pin on Google Maps
- How can I change my Facebook password?
- How to go live on TikTok
- How to clear the cache on an iPhone
- What is NFT art?
- What is OnlyFans?
- What does Meta mean?
Get all the latest WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook and other tech gadget stories here.
We pay for your stories! Do you have a story for The Sun Online Tech & Science team? Email us at email@example.com
Source: Read Full Article