If you are an iPhone user who uses Spotify instead of Apple Music, this one is for you. Don’t miss a beat Spotify’s latest update brings home and lock screen widgets to iOS 16. The new iPhone Lock Screen widget is an exciting development that is sure to delight Spotify users. With just a few taps, users can now access their favorite music faster than ever before.
Apple iPhone users can now enjoy faster access to their favorite music streaming service, thanks to the new Lock Screen widget introduced by Spotify. Spotify announced the latest update on the Spotify Community Page, stating, “The new iPhone Lock Screen widget is available to all users. To add the Spotify Lock Screen widget to your iPhone Lock Screen you will need to have iOS 16 or later.” The feature enables users to open Spotify with just a single tap from the Lock Screen, making it incredibly convenient for users who are always on the go.
To add the Spotify Lock Screen widget to an iPhone, users must ensure they have updated their Spotify app to the latest version and are running iOS 16 or later. Once updated, users need to turn on their iPhone screen and unlock it with either Face ID or a passcode. From there, they should touch and hold their finger on the Lock Screen until the “Customize” button appears, then tap it.
With just a few simple steps, you can now enjoy faster access to your favorite music streaming service right from your iPhone Lock Screen. To add the Spotify widget to your iPhone Lock Screen:
1. Turn on your iPhone screen and unlock it with Face ID or a passcode.
2. On the Lock Screen, touch and hold your finger on the screen until the Customize button appears, then tap it.
3. Select “Lock Screen” and tap Add Widgets.
4. Scroll down the list and find Spotify. Tap it to add it to the Lock Screen or drag it to rearrange its position.
5. Tap Done in the top right corner of the screen to finish.
6. Tap on the Lock Screen to exit, and now you can easily access the Spotify app by tapping on the widget.
The new widget is a great addition to the already impressive features of the Spotify app, allowing users to have access to their favorite music in seconds. Whether in the car, at home, or on the go, users can now enjoy seamless access to their favorite tunes with just a tap on their iPhone’s Lock Screen. This isn’t the only exciting development with Spotify. Recently they introduced Niche Mixes to create personalized playlists, showing once again why Spotify is a master at sugarcoating the fact that it collects user data.
This update is expected to be welcomed by the millions of iPhone users who use Spotify on a daily basis. The feature is now available to all users, making it easier for them to navigate the app and access their music quickly and conveniently. It is also a clear sign that despite shutting down Spotify Live, they are moving ahead at a steady pace.
The introduction of the new Lock Screen widget is part of Spotify’s ongoing commitment to providing users with the best possible user experience. With this latest update, Spotify has yet again demonstrated its dedication to making music streaming as seamless and enjoyable as possible for its users.
Source: Spotify Blog