Wednesday, May 31, 2017

How To Tweet Now Playing Music From Anywhere In iOS 10

If you're music fan and have jailbroken device you have a great chance to tweet Now Playing music from anywhere in iOS 10 installing new jailbreak tweak called NPTweet. This Cydia tweak makes it extremely easy to Tweet a Now Playing track from anywhere in iOS applying a Flipswitch. Here is a short review on how this jailbreak tweak works on jailbroken iOS 10 devices.

How To Tweet Now Playing Music From Anywhere On iPhone

To get started NPTweet should be downloaded from for free from Cydia’s BigBoss repo and installed on jailbroken device. The tweak works good on iOS 10 or iOS 9 devices.

To tweet Now Playing music from anywhere in iOS 10 you need to use Flipswitch. When invoked, the extension automatically scrapes together your Now Playing track’s metadata and compiles it into a string of text you can share with your followers. Among the kinds of information you can include in your Tweet string are:

  • The song name
  • The artist of the song
  • The album the song is from
  • The name of the app playing the song

Configuring the tweak is simple; you can go to the Settings app after installation and you’ll find NPTweet's preferences pane:

From here you can customize the string of text so the tweak compiles the info in the format you select. Simply use the guide in the pane to type out the shortcuts in any order along with any other filler text you wish to have.

Once you're done with that, navigate to your Flipswitch settings, which can be accessed via jailbreak tweaks like FlipControlCenter or Polus. To do that, go to the preference pane of the Flipswitch-based tweak you’re using and enable the NPTweet option:

In example we use FlipControlCenter, that's why you see the NPTweet button in Control Center interface like so:

Clicking on the button opens an iOS Twitter share sheet, letting us to share what we’re listening to our Twitter account. For this to work, you must be signed into iOS with your Twitter account from Settings > Twitter.

NPTweet works with seemingly all media apps, whether you’re using the stock Music app, or a third-party app like Spotify or Pandora.


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