Continuing our ongoing coverage of new jailbreak tweak releases, we have covered some of the best jailbreak tweaks for personalizing a particular component of the iOS 14. We’ve already discussed the best Control Center tweaks for iOS 14. but this article will be focusing on the Music component of your jailbroken devices by showcasing some of the best Media Player Tweaks for iOS 14.
So, without wasting any more of your time, we’ll jump into it.
Free Media Player Tweaks for iOS 14
Paid Media Player Tweaks for iOS 14
- MusicGesture – $1.99
- Spectral – $1.49
- MusicBackground – $0.69
- MediaBar14 – $1.49
- Playour – $1.99
The best Media Player Tweaks for iOS 14
Vinyl is a media player customization tweak on the Lock Screen, which allows you to shrink the Now Playing widget to a more acceptable size and gives you many options to customize the parameters to change the aesthetics of the widget. In other words, it provides a simplified look for the lock screen music player on iPhone. As the screenshot depicts, you’ll get a more compact and aesthetic media player.
The vinyl tweak supports jailbroken iOS 12 to iOS 14 devices. It is also open-source on the developer’s GitHub page.
Download from BigBoss repo: Vinyl (Free)
With Kumquat tweak, you can customize the Now Playing interface in various ways and give you a refreshing user experience while playing music. Kumquat tweak allows you to customize every media player aspect while keeping the stock functionality and feel.
According to the screenshot examples, you can see how Kumquat stands apart from the native Now Playing interface.
The Kumquat offers interface options in a variety of sizes. The smaller media player interface sacrifices functionality and gives more room for notifications. The larger media player interface provides the best user experience for viewing and controlling media playback by sacrificing space for notification banners.
Significantly, the tweak supports jailbroken iOS 14 devices. It also provides a more user-friendly Now Playing user experience on the iPhone.
Download from Galactic Dev’s repo: Kumquat (Free)
Do you want to give your iPhone’s lock screen a complete visual refresh? Then, Vide tweak is definitely for you. It allows you to change the appearance of the Now Playing interface while also adding a wave visualizer in the background.
Also, the Vide tweak lets you hide elements of the music player to make it look more compact and minimalistic. Mainly, it allows you to add swipe gestures to the lock screen Now Playing interface, making it easier to control music.
The tweak supports jailbroken iOS 14 devices. You can learn more about Vide in our full review.
Download from xyaman’s repo: Vide (Free)
The Aquarius is a new and free jailbreak tweak by iOS developer Nico Carbone that permits you to personalize the Now Playing interface with minimal effort. Aquarius simplifies the Now Playing widget and beautifies and embellishes the button controls with color, hiding excess objects from the media widget and the home screen and color your notifications.
The tweak supports jailbroken iOS 13 & iOS 14 devices.
Download from the Twickd repo: Aquarius (Free)
The QuickANC tweak installation makes it easy and fast for Airpods Pro and Airpods Max users to switch between Active Noise Cancellation, Transparency, and ‘normal’ modes. Mainly, it adds three new buttons to the media player widget on your iPhone or iPad.
The QuickANC is compatible with jailbroken iOS & iPadOS 13 and 14 devices only.
Download from the Packix repo: QuickANC (Free)
If you enjoy a song on Spotify, you can express your liking or dislike for that song through the “Like” button inside the Spotify app. Luv is a simple tweak that offers you floating like and dislike button that can interface with Now Playing playback without being in the Spotify app. However, you can do like or dislike Spotify songs from the Home Screen or even from other apps with a single tap.
You can know more about Luv tweak in our full review.
Download from the titand3v’s repo: Luv (Free)
The NineMusic tweak fills the entire lock screen, giving it an interface similar to the now playing interface in iOS 9. Especially, The tweak is for users who still love the iOS 9’s Now Playing interface.
The tweak supports jailbroken iOS 13 and iOS 14 devices.
Download from the MinhTon’s Jailbreaking Repo: NineMusic (Free)
MusicGesture tweak by iOS developer Antony_M. The tweak offers you a new way to interact with the Now Playing media controls, allowing you to configure the media player interface differently.
MusicGesture takes full-screen access to the album’s artwork you are playing, and instead of restricting it to the small box within the Now Playing widget, it now becomes the background of your entire screen.
Furthermore, the tweak allows you to perform different types of gestures to control media playback. You can apply gestures anywhere on display, perfecting full-screen album artwork.
The tweak supports jailbroken iOS 13 and iOS 14 devices.
Download from the Packix repo: MusicGesture ($1.99)
For those who want to expand Apple’s native music player experience, the new jailbreak tweak released by iOS developer Beckett O’Brien is Spectral. It is a modern alternative for the lock screen music player with a built-in audio visualizer for iOS 14. Simply, Spectral offers a stylish alternative look to Lock Screen’s native music player, and it even provides animated audio visualization to work with any music you want to listen to.
The screenshot examples above depict a few examples of Now Playing interfaces and various audio visualizers. The Spectral tweak offers many customizations for the end-user and supports jailbroken iOS and iPadOS 13 and iOS 14 devices.
Download from the Chariz repo: Spectral ($1.49)
If you’re trying to make your iPhone’s native Now Playing interface different from other’s iPhones, you may like the MusicBackground. It is a new media player jailbreak tweak by iOS developer Ethan Whited. MusicBackground allows you to customize the music background to your liking and adds unique background effects to your now playing interface.
Download from the Twickd repo: MusicBackground ($0.69)
MediaBar14 tweak especially forces the Home Bar to perform two tasks. So, it can be used to close the opened apps and control the media playback by integrating Now Playing controls.
As you can see in the screenshot examples above, MediaBar14 complements the Home Bar with Now Playing controls. It includes play/pause buttons for the Now Playing track and buttons for navigating between tracks. Additionally, the tweak shows the song name and artist above the controls.
If you listen to songs more often, MediaBar14 is an excellent tweak because the Home Bar appears everywhere in the iOS and iPadOS, whether you’re on the Home Screen, Lock Screen, or an app. The tweak supports jailbroken iOS 14 devices.
Download from the Chariz repo: MediaBar14 ($1.49)
If you are thinking about the aesthetics of the now playing widgets on your jailbroken iPhone and looking for heavier customization, Playour tweak is for you. Playour offers iOS 14 users to colorize and customize the Now Playing widget with backgrounds, borders, and more things. Mainly, it allows you to select custom colors or images from your Photo Library for customization.
Playour supports iOS 12, iOS 13, and iOS 14 jailbroken devices.
Download from the Packix repo: Playour ($1.99)
Finally, there are many jailbreak tweaks to customize the Now Playing widget and the Now Playing interfaces of your favorite music streaming apps. These are some of my favorite and the best Media Player Tweaks for iOS 14.