By James Pero For Dailymail.com
Published: 23:42 BST, 11 June 2019 | Updated: 00:10 BST, 12 June 2019
Music-identification app Shazam has gotten a lot more magical with a new feature called 'Pop-up' that can identify songs playing through your headphones.
'Pop-up' solves one of the biggest problems of the Shazam app, which has become a useful tool for identifying both the artist and song title of a piece of music, according to The Verge.
Previously, to use Shazam, music had to be played from a device's internal speaker or picked up via a device's microphone, making the process of identifying songs on-the-go trickier for some users.
A new Shazam feature can identify songs and artists through users' headphones and then display them on your screen.
Now, 'Pop-up' not only picks up songs that play through a users' headphones, but also embeds itself into a phone's user interface.
This makes it possible to identify songs playing through YouTube, Spotify, and more, all without switching between apps.
The new feature, which can be enabled in the Shazam app settings, works by displaying a floating icon over a users' interface that identifies a song's title and the artist.
From there, the app can also display the lyrics.
Though Pop-up represents a substantial improvement in the usability of Shazam, the latest updates are likely to disappoint some -- namely anyone using an iPhone.
For now, Pop-up is only available on Android devices.
The feature is currently only available on Android despite the fact Shazam was purchased by