1. Alpha101's Avatar
    When I got the phone, the music player used to just be a small rectangular box on the lock screen (like a widget). But now somehow everytime I turn my phone on while music is playing, the album art takes up the whole screen. And honestly, I don't like it and it slows down how fast I can unlock my screen.

    I attached two pictures with the differences below. Now, how do I get the music player to go back into widget form? I liked it a lot better. I checked the lock screen and security settings and nothing seemed to be changed. I'm not sure but does anyone know if this was a software update? And if not, any ideas on how to change it back?

    S7 Music player on lock screen-screenshot_20160712-012414.jpg
    Attached Thumbnails S7 Music player on lock screen-screenshot_20160712-012407.jpg  
    07-12-2016 01:41 AM
  2. chanchan05's Avatar
    What music app are you using? Was there an update you received?
    07-12-2016 02:42 AM
  3. Alpha101's Avatar
    I'm using the music app that came with the phone. It's a blue app with a white music note in the middle.

    And as far as updates, I don't recall getting any. Maybe the phone updated itself?
    07-12-2016 06:48 PM
  4. ronfc's Avatar
    By the Play icon on your screen's top left corner, it seems that you are using Samsung Music app. My S7 behaves the same way too (2nd screenshot you posted).
    07-12-2016 10:02 PM
  5. Erick47's Avatar
    You go into the music app, go to settings and uncheck the option of the lock screen view

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    Attached Thumbnails S7 Music player on lock screen-11627.jpg  
    07-16-2016 02:32 PM

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