Shazam App is Now Ad-Free Following Apple Acquisition

Two and a part months after Apple introduced the final touch of its Shazam acquisition, the track popularity iOS app is now utterly ad-free [Direct Link]. Previously, Shazam would provide customers with quite a lot of border commercials right through the app, very similar to maximum different ad-supported iOS apps, however so long as you’re on model 12.5.1 you’ll not see any commercials in Shazam.


The app nonetheless opens at the primary “faucet to Shazam” display, the place you’ll find a track by means of permitting Shazam to hear it. To the left of the primary display is the “My Shazam” space, the place the app assists in keeping an inventory of all of the songs you will have Shazamed not too long ago. To the correct of the primary display is Shazam’s “Discover” tab with artist, track, and playlist suggestions, person posts, buddy Shazams, and extra.

Shazam after all going ad-free comes one yr after Apple first introduced its plans to obtain Shazam again in December 2019. At the time, Apple stated, “Apple Music and Shazam are a herbal are compatible,” and that the two firms “have thrilling plans in retailer.” In September 2019, Apple finished the purchase and stated that the Shazam app would develop into ad-free quickly.

In October 2019, Shazam started informing its customers concerning the Apple acquisition and aligning its knowledge privateness insurance policies with the ones of Apple. Shazam has been constructed into Siri since iOS 8 and there are connections with Apple Music within the Shazam app, and Apple is anticipated to additional combine the track popularity carrier with its merchandise down the road.

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