In macOS Sonoma 14.2 Beta 2 update Apple launched Shazam for MacBook users. This update might be beneficial for those who want to play music while working on their MacBook. In this update Apple allows users to use Shazam Music through their Control Center widget similar to what you can do on your iPhone. Here’s how to add Shazam Music to your MacBook’s Menu Bar and Control Center.
When you enable Shazam Music on your MacBook you just have to give a command to Siri, like ‘Hey Siri, figure out this music playing.’ Rest leave it on Siri, Siri will identify the music and play it for you on your MacBook. Shazam Music is available for MacBook users with macOS 14.2 Beta 2. These users now have the power to add the Shazam Music widget to the Menu Bar and Control Center.
If you don’t know about Shazam Music, let me explain it to you first. It’s one of the most used and popular Apple features created with algorithms that find out the music name, singer’s name, lyrics of songs, music videos, TV shows, and more for you. When you turn on this feature Shazam will listen to the music playing near you and will find it for you.
How to Add Shazam to Your Mac’s Menu Bar
- In the top left corner click on apple symbol.
- Now tab on system settings….
- in the setting find out control center in the left side column.
- Under Music Recognition section, Turn on the switch “Show in Menu Bar” and also turn on “Show in Control Center”.
Hurrah! You have successfully learned how to add Shazam Music to your MacBook. If you don’t want to add it anymore, you can just reverse the steps and turn off the switches that you turned on.
You can also access Shazam just by using Siri. Previously, it was not possible to find music without adding it to your menu bar and control center.
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