Identify Songs and Get Lyrics on Your Watch with Shazam for Android Wear

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 22 May 2015

With Shazam’s update, you can identify a song and get the lyrics right on your Android Wear smartwatch. The feature updates the Shazam Android app, which also integrates more deeply with Androids’ voice commands. You can launch the app on your phone by saying, Shazam, this song or OK, launch Shazam. Launching Shazam on Android Wear will use your watch’s microphone to listen to music. Once it identifies the song. You can swipe to the left to get a real-time display of the lyrics, perfectly synced with the playing song.
When you launch Shazam on your watch you can swipe to the left to get real-time song lyrics.

Swipe once more to the left to Shazam another title.

The impact on you: This is a pretty slick feature that shows the value of Android Wear. You get the benefits of using Shazam without pulling out your phone. Along with the recent improvements with Android Wear 5.1 or later, the platform still has much potential for additional functionality.