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TrackID™ technology

Identifying music using TrackID™ technology

Use the TrackID™ music recognition service to identify a music track 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 tracks 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™ technology in a quiet area.

To open the TrackID™ application

  1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
  2. Find and tap TrackID™.

Tip

You can also use the TrackID™ widget to open the TrackID™ application.

To search for track information using TrackID™

  1. Open the TrackID™ application, then hold your device towards the music source.
  2. Tap Icn sony app track id. If the track is recognised by the TrackID™ service, the results appear on the screen.

Tip

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

To view TrackID™ charts

  1. Open the TrackID™ application, then tap Charts. The first time you view a chart, it is set to your own region.
  2. To see charts of the most popular searches in other regions, tap Icn sony key menu > Regions.
  3. Select a country or region.

Using TrackID™ technology results

Track information appears when the TrackID™ application recognises a track. You can select to purchase the track or share it using email, SMS or a social networking service. You can also get more information about the track's artist.

To buy a track recognised by the TrackID™ application

  1. After a track has been recognised by the TrackID™ application, tap Download.
  2. Follow the instructions on your device to complete your purchase.

Tip

You can also select a track to buy by opening the History or Charts tabs from the TrackID™ start screen.

Note

The track purchase feature may not be supported in all countries/regions, or by all networks and/or service providers in all areas.

To share a track

  1. After a track has been recognised by the TrackID™ application, tap Share, then select a sharing method.
  2. Follow the instructions on your device to complete the procedure.

Tip

You can also select a track to share by opening the History or Charts tabs from the TrackID™ start screen.

To view the artist information for a track

  • After a track has been recognised by the TrackID™ application, tap Artist info.

Tip

You can also view the artist information for a track by opening the History or Charts tabs from the TrackID™ start screen.

To recommend a track on Facebook™

  1. When the TrackID™ application is open, tap a track title.
  2. In the track information screen, wait for the Icn sony actionlayer like off tab to appear, then tap this tab.
  3. Log in to Facebook™ and recommend the track.

Note

The feature may not be supported in all countries/regions, or by all networks and/or service providers in all areas.

To delete a track from the track history

  1. Open the TrackID™ application, then tap History.
  2. Tap a track title, then tap Delete.
  3. Tap Yes to confirm.
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