Apple Music has shared beta versions of iOS 14.5 with developers, who say the software update now includes several new lyric sharing related features. 

The iOS 13.5 update allowed for the sharing of Apple Music songs within Instagram's Stories feature. Today, Apple Music is doubling down, allowing users to now share song lyrics from within the Apple Music app directly to Instagram and iMessage. 

One developer, Federico Viticci, shared his experience testing the feature on Twitter. Viticci stated that while viewing real-time lyrics of the song currently playing, one long-press on the screen allows users to select and share lyrical segments. He also discovered that sharing lyrics within iMessage additionally creates a digital card that will allow the receiver to play the song at the specific timestamp where the lyrics are heard. 

This is Apple Music's latest innovation since the streaming giant rolled out Isgubhu in early February, a curated platform geared toward spotlighting the ascendant dance music community in Africa.

Recommended Articles

edc las vegas

EDC Las Vegas 2021: Set Times, COVID-19 Guidelines, and Everything Else You Need to Know

Keep a pulse on EDC Las Vegas 2021, the 25th anniversary of the iconic music festival.

spotify

Wolf In Sheep's Clothing? How Spotify's Discovery Mode May Harm Artists and Listeners

The Discovery Mode feature feeds audiences the music that saves Spotify the most money, contradicting its original value proposition.

Lane 8

Lane 8 Announces Release Date of Fourth Album, "Reviver"

The deep house virtuoso said his upcoming record is his "most dancefloor focused album yet."

Apple's iOS 14.5 software update does not yet have a public release date at the time of writing. 

Related

apple-watch-music-streaming

Spotify Is Beta Testing Critical Upgrades to Its Apple Watch App

Spotify hasn't made any substantial changes to its Apple Watch app since 2018, but that is about to drastically change.

apple music

Apple Music Leverages Shazam to ID Full DJ Mixes, Compensate Rights Holders

Apple Music is salvaging the viability of DJ Mixes as a monetizable medium.

Apple Music Launches New danceXL Playlist (EDM.com Feature)

Apple Music Launches New Web Player for Desktop Users

Apple Music is now available to surf right from your computer browser.

Apple

Apple's "Spring Loaded" Event Puts Music From Party Favor, Louis The Child, More Center Stage

Electronic music made its mark at Apple's highly visible Spring Loaded event this week.

general headphones

Mura Masa, Kaytranada, More Feature in Apple Music Playlist Curated By Deaf Music Fans

There are several factors determining a deaf music fan's preferences for certain songs.

spotify-icon-ios

Spotify is Testing an Instagram Stories-Like Feature In Editorial Playlists

Having tested the feature in several different capacities, Spotify seems to have a lingering fascination with incorporating stories on its platform.

danceXL Final Art

Apple Music Launches danceXL Playlist

Apple Music's danceXL playlist launches with music from Alesso, Martin Garrix, Camelphat, FISHER, Alison Wonderland, Above & Beyond, Kygo and more!