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Hey Google, what's the song that's all: da daaaa da da daaaa na naa naa ooohh yeah

Hey Google, what's the song that's all: da daaaa da da daaaa na naa naa ooohh yeah

Google Search has long been able to identify songs playing nearby. After waiting anxiously for it to arrive, it finally rolled out for Google Assistant in 2017. Now Google's music identifying capabilities are getting an upgrade: finding the song stuck on the tip of your tongue is now as easy as humming into your phone.

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"OK Google, what's this song?" is finally coming to Google Assistant

"OK Google, what's this song?" is finally coming to Google Assistant

We don't distribute "finally" in titles gratuitously. In order for a piece of news to earn its "finally," it has to be a popular request and one that's been long in the making and, more often than not, it has to be so logical that its absence baffled us. But today, we have a much-earned "finally" for song search on Assistant.

One of the most beloved features of Google Search has long been asking it what's playing to identify songs around you. It works like Shazam or SoundHound, but without requiring a third-party app. When Google introduced Assistant, everyone was disappointed to see what the command didn't work.

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Google Releases Standalone Sound Search App, Compatible With 4.0+ Devices

Google Releases Standalone Sound Search App, Compatible With 4.0+ Devices

Looking for yet another SoundHound or Shazam alternative? The Android Sound Search widget that was introduced as part of Jelly Bean is now available for all Android 4.0 devices, in the form of the Sound Search for Google Play app.

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The limitation of Google's app, of course, is that it only recognizes songs from the Play Store - though that's still a substantial library. Hit up the link below to grab it. Find out more about the Song Search app at this post on the official Android blog.

Sound Search for Google Play
Sound Search for Google Play
Developer: Google LLC
Price: Free
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