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In Windows Phone 7.5 and 8, you could scan codes, tags and texts, or search for the name of a song simply by pressing the Searchsearch button button and then the Visionvision button or Musicmusic button button, respectively.

These useful functionalities don't seem to be in Windows Phone 10. Did I miss something, or do I have to use some other apps (like Shazam for the music search) ?

  • You can ask Cortana what song is playing to find music. – RareNCool Nov 16 '15 at 10:50
  • I've read about that, but Cortana isn't available in my region (Switzerland, and french language). Thanks anyway...! – Michaël Polla Nov 16 '15 at 17:18
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No, at least not yet and not even on the final WM10. If you have Cortana in your country you can ask her to id music or even shazam a song but the Vision and Music functions are currently not implemented which is a big shame as I you now need 2 more apps in your phone to perform these tasks (Shazam - SoundHound - Musicmatch.. and a QR reader like QR Scanner). Although the standalone apps' functionality far surpasses the previously inbuilt one, I hate when baked OS functionality is removed and I really hope it will be added in future versions.

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