At the iOS 16 release, I was impressed with the new lock screen with depth effect and wallpapers. Also, the music on the lock screen on iOS 16 looks so enchanting, which covers the entire lock screen with the feature image of the song. After installing iOS 16, I also tried to make music on the full screen of iOS 16 on my iPhone.
Initially, I couldn’t be able to get full-screen music on the lock screen of iOS 16. It was only showing at the bottom iOS 16 music look screen smaller. And then, I realize that the iOS 16 music lock screen is not working and the iOS 16 Spotify lock screen is not working. However, I was keen to make music on the lock screen of iOS 16. So I tried a few trips, and it worked for me. Therefore, here I am going to share.
How To Fix iOS 16 Music Lock Screen Not Working
Method #1: Tap, Play & Get It On Full Screen
Many people are unaware of how to get music on the iOS 16 lock screen. So, let’s start with how to make it to the lock screen of Apple Music or Spotify. First of all, play the music, and lock the screen; once the music starts playing, you can tap on the music banner to get it on the full screen of music.
Method #2: Turn On Lock Screen Today View
Before heading over to any other process, you can also enable lock screen widgets and today’s view. Many people are not aware of this process, so go to the Settings app, Face ID & Passcode, type Passcode, and confirm identity. Now scroll down and turn off Today View and Lock Screen Widgets. Afterward, go to Settings App> Face ID & Passcode > turn on Today View and Lock Screen Widgets.
Method #3: Turn On All Notification
Sometimes if the Music notifications are turned off, it may also cause the iOS 16 music lock screen not working issue. Even if you have enabled the Notification option turned ON, then you need to turn it off and then again turn it on. So go to Settings > Notifications> Music and turn it off, then again turn it on.
Method #4: Restart Music App
If you are stuck on Apple Music or Spotify iOS 16 lock screen not working, you can try to fix this issue by force closing and restarting the App. Hence, swipe up from the bottom of the current running process and close it. Then, you can re-launch the App and go with the first method.
Method #5: Check and Update The App
After installing iOS 16 update on iPhone, if you have not yet updated the music app, then go to the App Store, tap on App Store profile ID, and check for the Update. If there is a new update, tap on Update next to the App and try to enable full-screen music on the iOS 16 lock screen.
Method #6: Reset All Settings
Once you have updated your iPhone to iOS 16 and couldn’t get full-screen music on the iOS 16 lock screen, you can also reset all settings on your iPhone to make it work properly. To do it, go to Settings > Transfer or Reset iPhone > Reset > Reset All Settings.
Restarting iPhone, Toggle lock screen widgets and Today View, Updating the Music App, and Resetting the Settings can fix the iOS 16 music not working issue. Which one worked for you? Do you know any other method to get rid of music not working on iOS 16 lock screen? Don’t bother to share your feedback in the comment box.
People also ask
Why is my apple music not showing on my lock screen?
Maybe because you have not installed iOS 16 on your iPhone, Apple Music is not showing on your lock screen.
Why is my music not showing on my lock screen?
After iOS 16 installation, if you are using an older music app version, it will not show on the lock screen.
How do I control music on my iPhone lock screen?
You can tap on the banner to get on full screen and use the volume up-down button to manage and control music on the lock screen.