If you love listening to music on your iPhone then check out our favorite jailbreak tweaks that will enhance the Music app to improve the experience.
If you feel that the Music app lacks a few essential features, then you should check out Aria. The tweak brings a bunch of useful features including:
- The ability to queue upcoming songs
- Customize the look of the Now Playing interface
- Display album and artists in grid view
- Make the lyrics darker with bigger font
- Endless playing such that it will shuffle through your musics list once it finishes the album
Aria can be purchased for $1.99 from BigBoss repository.
Made by popular iOS developer Gabriele Filipponi, Clex2 brings a unique way of interacting with your music and controlling it from anywhere throughout iOS. You can access a list of all your songs as well as control the currently playing song from the sidebars which appear when you swipe from the left or the right edge of the screen.
Clex2 is available on Cydia’s BigBoss repository for $1.99
➤ Read our review of Clex 2
If you’d like to spice up your Music app and bring a refreshing look to it, you should check out Colorize. The tweak changes the color of the Now Playing interface in the Music app to the dominant color of the album artwork rather than the default white color. This means that every song will have a different Now Playing interface that adapts to the color of the song’s artwork.
Colorize is available for $0.99 on Cydia’s BigBoss repository and supports both iOS 7 and iOS 8 devices.
The tweak adds a systemwide equalizer to your iPhone allowing you to adjust the sound of your device or the headphone. The equalizer provides fine-tuned control over how audio sounds on your iPhone, with sliders that can be adjusted and default presets available.
It can be accessed from Control Center by swiping the music control buttons to the left. From there, you can modify the audio settings according to your taste as well as choose a default preset provided by the tweak.
EqualiserEverywhere can be purchased for $3.00 from Cydia’s BigBoss repository.
Everest provides a simple way of controlling the song playing on your iOS device. It displays a banner at the top of the screen which can be invoked via an Activator gesture. The banner shows the album artwork and the title of the song along with a play/pause button. You can also swipe it to the left or the right to go to the previous or the next track.
Along with the stock Music app, Everest supports Rdio, Beats Music, Pandora and many other third-party music apps.
If you want to give it a try, Everest is available for $0.99 in Cydia’s BigBoss repo.
Impulse is a unique tweak which allows you to use touch gestures to control the song playing on your iPhone while it is locked. For instance, you can tap on the screen while locked to play or pause the song, use swipe gestures to change the volume or skip to the next track. Most importantly, the tweak claims that it will have a minimum impact on the battery level.
Impulse can be installed for free of charge from BigBoss repository.
MiniPlayer is one of the most popular tweaks on Cydia. It displays an iTunes 11 inspired widget on the screen which can be accessed readily from anywhere in iOS. The widget provides music control buttons to play/pause the track, go to the previous or the next as well as adjust the music volume. It also displays the album artwork along with the title of the song.
You can easily move the widget on the screen as well as hide it by swiping it to the left or right side of the screen or using an Activator gesture.
MiniPlayer can be purchased for $1.99 from Cydia.
➤ Read our review of MiniPlayer.
These are some of the best jailbreak tweaks that are compatible with iOS 8 to spice up the Music app on your iPhone and enhance your music listening experience. If you feel that we missed an important music tweak that deserves to make it to the list, make sure to let us know in the comments section below.