Make album art larger on iOS 16 lock screen with this tip

Apple’s latest software update for iPhone, iOS 16, is finally out. Among the numerous significant upgrades it brings, Apple also brought back the beloved full-screen album art with iOS 16.

Although the full-screen album art may be seen as an insignificant feature to some, music lovers are sure to appreciate it. Luckily, users have the option to switch between the larger UI and a compact one. Learn how to make the album art larger on your compatible iPhone’s Lock screen down below.

iOS 16 album art

How to make album art larger on iOS 16 lock screen

Before you start, make sure that your iPhone is running iOS 16. Learn how to install the latest software update here if you have not done so already.

  1. Launch whichever music streaming app you use to listen to music like Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube Music, etc.
  2. Next, play any track.
  3. Lock and wake your iPhone to access the Lock screen. Alternatively, you can swipe down from the top of the display.
  4. Tap on the album art in the minimized audio player to expand it. How to make album art larger on iOS 16 lock screen
  5. If you prefer the compact audio player, just tap the full-screen album art to minimize it. How to make album art larger on iOS 16 lock screen

That’s all that there is to it. You can now enjoy the album art of your favorite track when you are listening to it, straight from your Lock screen.

Other iOS 16 updates also include a redesigned Lock Screen experience, new capabilities in Mail, WalletMessagesenhanced intelligence with updates to Live Text and Dictation, and more.

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Asma is an editor at iThinkDifferent with a strong focus on social media, Apple news, streaming services, guides, mobile gaming, app reviews, and more. When not blogging, Asma loves to play with her cat, draw, and binge on Netflix shows.

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