Easiest way to Add or Remove picture from Music player on Android and iOS? 2024 Guide

How to add or remove picture from Music player on Android and iOS

You're getting questions like how do I change the background picture on my Huawei music player, or for any other Android devices like Oppo, or Samsung?

No problem, whether you have a Huawei device, Oppo, Samsung, or any other device, you'll be able to add or remove the Background image from any music file.

In this tutorial, we'll be using 3rd party application which will allow you to add or remove any music picture or Album artwork.

    How to add and remove pictures from a music player on Android?

    You can't really add, change, or remove any picture from any Android music player directly.

    You'll need to dig deep into the Music folder or use 3rd party apps to add or remove images.

    Add or Change a background image to a music file on Android

    For addition and deletion, we'll use the 3rd party app called Star Music Tag Editor app.

    It is the best app that we've found to edit and update Music files on Android.

    Please follow the given steps carefully to add or change the Background Image for the music file.

    Step 1: Get a Star Music Tag Editor app from the Play Store

    Open Playstore and Download the app called Star Music Tag Editor.

    Step 2: Allow permissions to the app

    After Installation, it will ask you for some permissions like folders and storage. Provide all required permissions.

    Step 3: Choose the Music file to add or change existing the Image

    Now, Open the app and select the song to which you want to add an Image.

    Select music file on Star Music Tag Editor      choose image to add into music on android

    Step 4: Select the CHOOSE IMAGE option to 

    Select the option called 'CHOOSE IMAGE' (as shown in the above pictures).

    Step 5: Pick the Image file and save it

    Look for the Image that you wanted to add here and hit the Save button.

    It will select the Image and update it in the music file(.mp3). This is how you can put a picture on a song on your Android phone.

    Remove a picture from the music file on Android

    Just like we've used the app for adding the image to a music file, we'll use the same app to remove it.

    Step 1: Open the Star Music Tag Editor and choose a Music song

    Open the Music file editor app that we downloaded recently and then select the music file(.mp3) for which you want to remove the image.

    Step 2: Choose the Remove Artwork option and Save the file

    remove music image on android

    Now, Tick the Remove Artwork checkbox present at the bottom of the Music Image artwork and Save the Music file.

    Step 3: Choose an Allow option to complete the action

    allow to remove music image on android

    Choose the Allow option to complete the Music Image removal action

    Image remove from music in android on star music tag editor

    Now, try to play the music from your regular or any other music player. You'll see that the Artwork/background image is now removed from the specific Music.

    You can same app to change the Music name, Artist name, Album name, Genre, etc. along with Music artwork.

    How do you add and remove pictures from a music player on your iPhone and iPad?

    In the previous method, we changed the image of the music file in an Android and we used 3rd app.

    Here also, we'll use the 3rd app called Evertag: Music Tag Editor to update the Music image.

    1. Install the given app from AppStore and open it

    2. Now, select the Music file and choose Edit Music Tags

    3. Then, you'll find the two options Change image and Delete image just below the Music Image

    4. Select the Change image to add the background image and Delete image to remove the image

    This method will be helpful only for those who are going to edit .mp3 or any other Music file. It supports almost every music file type.

    If you're trying to edit the artwork of another Music streaming app, it will not work.

    How do I remove a Music album artwork or Music album image from my Android?

    You can remove the Music album artwork using 2 different methods - first by using the Music Tag editor and other by using the Folder edit method.

    The second method doesn't always work and it doesn't work for all Android devices. So we'll suggest going with the first one.

    By using the Music Tag editor app

    1. Open the app called Star Music Tag Editor and navigate to the Album tab

    edit album By using the Music Tag editor app

    2. Now, select any 1 album, and there you'll find the Choose Picture option

    3. Select it and it will change the Music Album Artwork

      By using the File manager

      This method has a very low success rate, it sometimes doesn't work properly. 

      How to remove the music image from the lock screen on Spotify?

      You can remove the Spotify Music cover pic from your lock screen on your Android device. Spotify doesn't have such an option to disable the cover pic on the lock screen.

      You will need to disable it from Android settings. Follow the below path -

      For older Android smartphones(below Android 8.0 Oreo)

      1. Open Android Settings > Sounds & notifications > App notifications, here select Spotify and disable its notification.

      Now, it will not show you any Music images on your Lock Screen anymore.

      For newer Android smartphones(above Android 8.0 Oreo)

      1. Open Android Settings and select Display.
      2. Then, select the Lock Screen option under the Lock Display section
      3. Under the Privacy section, Choose Don't show notifications at all under Notification on the lock screen option

      It will remove all the notifications, Music art, and Music player controllers from your Lock Screen.

      In this way, you can remove the Music artwork of any playing music Image from the Lock screen of any Music player or Music Streaming app.

      How do I get album artwork on my Android?

      If you like any music or album artwork and want to download it, you can't do it. Regular Music players don't provide that functionality.

      Then we need to rely on 3rd party apps. There are so many apps that can download any song or album artwork within seconds.

      We recommend using - Album Art Changer!

      It's one of the best Music Alblum Art/Image changer apps that changes Music Artwork easily and without digging into the Music files and folder.

      1. Download the app and open it
      2. Now, choose the specific Music file
      3. Select the Download option from 3 dots

      It will download the Music or album artwork into your File system's default download location!


      How do I hide album art in Android Gallery?

      Just remove the Album art from the Album and you'll not see the Album art in Android Gallery.

      Please refer to the method we've explained in this post.

      How do I remove the cover Photo from my Samsung music?

      The method to remove the cover photo from the Samsung music player is the same as for any other Music player.

      You'll need to download the app called Star Music Tag Editor and follow the methods that we've explained in this post.


      From the above article, we've concluded that you can add, change, or remove the Music and Album artwork with easy steps using the app called Star Album Art Changer.

      There is another method to change the Music artwork using File Manager. This doesn't actually work well with all devices.

      We prefer to use the app method instead of the File manager.

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