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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 song 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.

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1 View TrackID™ options
2 Drag the left edge of the screen to the right to open the TrackID™ home screen menu
3 Identify the music that you are listening to


The TrackID™ application and the TrackID™ service are not supported in all countries/regions or by all networks and/or service providers in all areas.

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. 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.

TrackID™ home screen menu

The TrackID™ home screen menu gives you an overview of all the songs that you have recorded and identified using the TrackID™ service. From here you can also view your songs based on current music charts and search history.

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1 Create an online TrackID™ profile
2 Open the TrackID™ application
3 View the search result history
4 View current music charts

To view artist information for a song

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

To delete song from the track history

  1. Open the TrackID™ application, then tap History.
  2. Touch and hold the name of the song that you want to delete, then tap Delete.
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