General Shazam - 2.0 is no longer free

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  1. jamor

    jamor Well-Known Member
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    So Shazam isn't free anymore ($4.99):

    Shazamers' Blog

    However, users who have used shazam before July 13th are grandfathered in so they get free shazam.

    I uninstalled and reinstalled a bunch of apps and shazam happened to be one of them - but it didn't recognize me despite shazam noting it should:

    "Users who downloaded 1.0 and tagged at least one song, but subsequently removed/uninstalled the application also keep unlimited tagging when they download the latest version – you do not have to keep the old version on your phone for unlimited tagging to remain. Users can also uninstall and reinstall 2.0 without affecting their grandfathered- status."

    Does anyone have Shazam 1.0 or a link to the 1.0 APK that I can have? Would appreciate it.


    EDIT:
    Received 1.0 - back to free. Thanks anonymous.
     

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  2. woop

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    Saw that the other day. Glad I'm in the free group. :)
     
  3. jamor

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    Blast! I knew I should have registered. lol. Laziness bites me in the butt again.
     
  4. yojoe600

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    glad i already had it too
     
  5. jj3699

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    whooo... I dodge a big one I had it on my Eris but I just started using it on my DInc July 11th :D
     
  6. Le0_Br4zUc4

    Le0_Br4zUc4 Well-Known Member
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    I wish we had the vzw song id app, its free and works just as well
     
  7. Tony N.

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    Why don't we have the free vzw song identifier anyways?
     
  8. mched

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    Try Sound Hound, it works really well!!
     
  9. thejoker

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    Phew, good thing I tagged a few songs before the update. 2.0 looks sweet :)
     
  10. NightAngel79

    NightAngel79 Bounty Hunter Administrator
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    i really liked midomi (think thats what it was) on my omnia. cant believe there isnt a free one on android
     
  11. civicsisedan

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    man i downloaded shazam when i first got the inc on apr 28th..

    just opend it for first time and said i have 7 day free trial lol...

    booo...
     
  12. sabrewings

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    Glad I used it last month a lot. I also can't figure out why we don't have VCast Song ID on Android phones. Oh well, I still got Shazam now with 2.0. :)
     
  13. Chelc

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    Wow talk about bad luck, I got my phone july 13th and downloaded shazam and tagged a song but I guess I missed the cutoff by one day... :mad:
     
  14. Phydeaux

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    It worked better in my opinion. Shazam doesn't allow you to purchase and download songs directly to your phone like V-cast song ID did.
     
  15. FramCire

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    You can buy directly from amazon on shazzam and many other options. I havent tried it yet, but the options are there.
     
  16. sabrewings

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    It was actually something done by Verizon that worked pretty well.

    It takes you to the regular Amazon website. I thought it didn't download to the Inc properly?
     
  17. rapidsandroid

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    Soundhound is so much better and cleaner looking interface.
     
  18. JimmyHat

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    This is one of the reasons I paid for the full version of Pdanet. Who knows if VZW will eventually get tired of people using free tethering and gets it pulled from the app market. I use Pdanet all the time and think the developers deserve to be paid. I also use Shazam all the time and will updgrade to the paid version even though I am grandfathered.
     
  19. joefrog91

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    I thought the 7 day trial was just for Shazaam Encore. The regular Shazaam is still free, but you only get to tag 5 songs per month. Everyone that downloaded Shazaam before 7/13 get the free Encore version.

    UPDATED: Sorry, didn't actually click on the link to the blog. Forget I was here. lol
     
  20. Le0_Br4zUc4

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    Sound Hound - Is the app I'm using and it is so much better
     
  21. jamor

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    Someone sent me 1.0 so I'm using the old Shazam right now for free.

    I looked up Sound Hound and it's 4.99. New Shazam is 4.99 too.

    What happened to $1.99 apps! God I probably sound so cheap right now.
     
  22. k.electron

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    can you please elaborate why?
     
  23. appleaj

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    For basic use, I don't feel like one is that much better than the other. I think it's more of a UI preference. I use Shazam more since I can get free, unlimited tags, whereas I'd have to pay for Soundhound. For the free versions, I think that Shazam offers more though.
     
  24. imtoomuch

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    $4.99 for these apps is crazy. Don't support apps with outrageous pricing!!!

    Will somebody send me Shazam 1.0, please? PM me.
     
  25. Dream

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    I have to agree, .99 or 1.99 is about as much as im willing to pay for a app.
     

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