How Do I Remove the Music Player From Lock Screen on iOS 12


Many Apple users have a complaint that Music player stuck on their iPhone lock screen. One of the iPhone users said some solutions to fix this issue. Here I am going to share those solutions with you. If you have the same problem, this article will help you to fix it.
Solution 1: Restart your iPhone

  1. Press and hold the Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until slide to power off screen appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn off your device.
  3. To turn on your device, press and hold the Power Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Solution 2: Disable Music notifications

  1. Launch Settings->Notifications->Music.
  2. Disable “Allow Notifications”.
  3. Restart your iPhone.

Solution 3: Remove Music Widget

  1. Swipe the screen from left to right.
  2. Tap “Edit”.
  3. Tap on the red circle next to the “Music” widget.
  4. Tap “Remove”.
  5. Tap “Done” at the upper-right corner of the screen.

Solution 4: Force close apps
Force close the apps each time after using the iPhone. It will close the apps that are running in the background.
iPhone 8, 7, 8, & 5

  1. Press the Home Button twice. You can see recently closed apps.
  2. Swipe all the apps up including Music App to close them.force close apps-ios 12

iPhone X

  1. Swipe the screen up from the Home screen. You can see recently closed apps.
  2. Press and hold the app firmly. Tap ‘-’ symbol in the red circle at the left upper corner of the app (OR) after seeing ‘-’ symbol in the red circle, swipe all the apps up to close them.force close apps-iphone x

Solution 5: Turn off Today View and Control Centre

  1. Open Settings->Touch ID & Passcode.
  2. Enter your passcode.
  3. Disable both “Today View” and “Control Centre”.

Solution 6: Force Restart
iPhone 6 and earlier
Press and hold the Home Button and Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the Apple Logo Appears.
iPhone 7 & 7 Plus
Press and hold the Side Button and Volume Down Button until the Apple Logo appears.
iPhone 8, 8 Plus, & X

  1. Press the Volume Up Button and release it.
  2. Press the Volume Down Button and release it.
  3. Press and hold the Side Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Solution 7: Turn off “Show Apple Music”

  1. Launch Settings->Music.
  2. Disable “Show Apple Music”.

If you know any other methods to remove music widget from the lock screen, let us know through your comments.

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