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Recognising music with TrackID™

Use the TrackID™ music recognition service to identify a song you hear playing in your surroundings. Just record a short sample of the song and you’ll get artist, title and album info within seconds. You can purchase songs identified by TrackID™ and you can view TrackID™ charts to see what TrackID™ users around the globe are searching for. For best results, use TrackID™ in a quiet area.

TrackID overview

1 Search for tracks, albums and artists
2 Create an online TrackID™ profile
3 View current music charts
4 View TrackID™ options
5 View the history of your previous searches
6 Check out what others are tracking
7 Identify the music that you are listening to


The TrackID™ application and some features of the TrackID™ service may not be supported in all countries or regions or by all networks or service providers. TrackID™ can be connected to music streaming services available in your country.

To identify music using TrackID™ technology

  1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
  2. Find and tap TrackID™, then hold your device close to the music source.
  3. Tap Icn sony app track id track. If the song is recognised by the TrackID™ service, the results appear on the screen.


To return to the TrackID™ start screen, tap Icn sony key and back.

To view artist information for a song

  1. After a song is recognised by the TrackID™ application, the result is displayed on the TrackID™ home screen.
  2. Scroll to the result that you want to view, then tap to open it.

To delete a song from the track history

  1. Open the TrackID™ application, then browse to the song that you want to delete.
  2. Touch and hold the screen to make Icn sony trackid delete appear.
  3. Tap Icn sony trackid delete.

To use TrackID™ LIVE

You can use TrackID™ LIVE to see real time LIVE trackings from around the world. There are two ways to start TrackID™ LIVE:

  • Tap the map on the TrackID™ home screen.
  • Or press Icn sony key menu, then tap TrackID™ LIVE.


You can change how fast you want to get the trackings and you can mute or unmute the song previews.

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