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Are you trying to make your music library look aesthetically pleasing? Or are some of your tracks lacking artwork, and now you’re wondering how to change album cover on iPhone? This short guide offers a few easy ways that will help you change your album artwork in a few easy steps.

Two ways to change album artwork:

Change album cover iPhone

Without iTunes

With CopyTrans Manager, you can search missing artwork online or on your PC and easily add it to your iPhone, iPod, and iPad tracks.

CopyTrans Manager main interface

CopyTrans Manager

A lightweight iTunes alternative that helps you add music to your iPhone by simply transferring tracks from computer to device. There’s no need for an iTunes sync because already-existing iPhone tracks remain untouched on your device. No overwriting!

Along with adding album artwork to iPhone, CopyTrans Manager also allows to:

✅ transfer music, videos, audiobooks, and ringtones from the PC to your iPhone;
✅ change the title, artist, album name, etc.;
✅ manage your existing library;
✅ create and manage playlists.

  1. Run CopyTrans Manager and connect your device.
  2. Select the song(s) to which you’d like to add the artwork(s). To select all the tracks from the list, use the Ctrl+A shortcut. select the songs to add an artwork to
  3. Right-click on any selected track, and from the dropdown menu, choose Multi edit to edit multiple tracks or Edit to change a single song. Multi edit tracks to add album artwork
  4. In the newly opened window, select Edit if you want to add artwork manually. edit the existing artwork and find it manually on your computer
  5. Browse for the previously saved artwork on your PC and double-click on it to open. Browse for album artwork on the PC
  6. Click Search if you would like to find an image on the Internet. Search the artwork on the Internet
  7. Enter an artist/band name and album title in the empty search boxes. Select the fitting artwork with a double-click. artwork search for album cover
  8. Apply changes. apply changes after selecting album artwork

That’s it! Now you have the artwork for every track in your album. Click Update to save final changes:
update your device with album artwork

Do you want to know more about CopyTrans Manager? Read our complete CopyTrans Manager Getting Started Guide.

Getting album artwork on iPhone

Using iTunes

You can also use iTunes to add album artwork to any of the songs in your library.

Why we don’t recommend using iTunes:

🔴 There’s a risk of losing your music library on your device;
🔴 You cannot add music from one library to another, only replace one another;
🔴 It won’t recover music you’ve acquired from CDs.

  1. Run iTunes and find a song with no cover. song in itunes with no album artwork
  2. Right-click on the album cover and navigate to Album Info. navigate to album info in iTunes
  3. In the newly opened window, go to the Artwork tab, and click Add Artwork. set album artwork in the artwork tab
  4. After you’ve chosen the artwork from your PC, it will be displayed in the song info menu. chosen album artwork is uploaded
  5. To make changes to your iPhone, navigate to the iPhone icon in the top left corner of the window. navigate to iphone icon in itunes
  6. Tick the Sync Music box and click Apply to apply changes to your iPhone. sync music and apply changes to iphone

Now that you’ve got the hang of it, you won’t be asking yourself how to change album cover on iPhone ever again!

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By carina

Carina is part of team CopyTrans since 2008 and is always happy to share her passion for web marketing, graphic design & social media. With coffee running through her veins, she enthusiastically dives each day into the depths of the Internet searching for new cool stuff to be shared with you and her team.