How to Add Music Widget to iPhone Lock & home screen

The interactive Music Widget to your iPhone lock or home screen lets you make the most out of it. It allows you to control music, play/pause your music, skip tracks, and hinder the volume without unlocking your iPhone. And that’s where users want to add music widgets iPhone’s lock & home screen. If you have the same query, then read our article. 

Also, if you carry a Mac running latest macOS as well, then don’t forget to read our article on how to add iPhone widgets on Mac. 

How to Add Music Widget to iPhone Home Screen

Apple Music Widget will only show up if the Music app is installed on your iPhone.

Music Widgets are available in three different sizes, choose one and re-position on the home screen. Plus, the iPhone will show the preview of the widgets, to make it easier while select.

Step #1. Long-press the iPhone home screen to activate edit mode.
Step #2. Tap the Plus button on the top-left corner.

Tap and hold on to the home screen tap the (+) icon that appears in the left-upper corner on iphone

Step #3. Scroll down to the Music, and tap on it.
Step #4. From the Music Widget card swipe to explore different Sizes and Shapes of the Music Widget. (In this article below, you can get different styles of Apple music widgets to add and edit on your Phone home screen.)
Step #5. Tap Add Widget, under the Music widget of your choice.
Step #6. Look for the Done, on the upper-right screen.

how to apple music widget on your iPhone home screen

How to Add Music Recommendations Widget on iPhone Home screen

Users can put music widget recommendations for Top Picks, New Releases, Stations For You, and Friends Are Listening To.

Note- This Music is only available for Apple Music subscribers.

Step #1. Long press on the Apple music widget.
Step #2. Tap Edit Widget.
Step #3. Tap on the Suggestion next to the Recommend. I have a Top Picks on my list.

Press and hold on the music widget tap edit widget click on top picks on iphone

Step #4. Choose a New Recommend from the list and tap on the blank space. Finally, the screen looks like the one given below. You can see I chose New Releases for Recommendations.

Choose new releases home screen by music widget on iphone

How to Edit Top Charts Music Widget on iPhone Home Screen

After putting the Apple Music widget on your home screen. You can edit the location of top Apple music chart. Here’s Los Angeles, and i switched it to San Francisco.

Step #1. Long press on the Apple music widget.
Step #2. Tap Edit Widget.
Step #3. Tap on the location next to the Chart.

Press and hold on the music widget tap on edit widget click los angeles on iphone

Step #4. Choose a new location from the list and tap on the blank space. Finally, the screen looks like the one given below.

Choose san francisco by music widget home screen on iphone

How to add Spotify widget to lock screen iPhone

To add Spotify widget on your iPhone lock screen, you must have the Spotify app installed on your device. If it is not, please do it before following the steps below. Otherwise, you will not find the Spotify app in the widget list.

Step #1. Unlock your Phone, now; pull down the screen from the left side corner to get the lock screen view. Now, Long press on the iPhone lock screen to edit mode.
Step #2. Tap Customize button.
Step #3. Select the lock screen.

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Step #4. Tap Add Widgets
Step #5. A widget screen will pop up; scroll the screen to tap on Spotify.
Step #6. Tap or drag your finger to add Spotify widget.

How to add Spotify widget to lock screen iPhone

Step #7. Tap (X) again tap (X).
Step #8. Tap Done to save.
Step #9. Tap on the exit edit mode. So now you can quickly access the Spotify app on your phone’s lock screen.

How to add Spotify widget on iPhone lock screen

How to Remove Music Widget from iPhone Home Screen

If you no longer need the Widget, this is how it can be removed from the iPhone home screen.

  1. Tap and hold the Music Widget.
  2. Tap Remove Widget on quick option.
  3. Tap Remove. That’s it.
how to remove music widget from home screen iPhone

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