LSScrubbing is a recently released tweak that does something so obvious, you’ll wonder why it was never there to begin with. The tweak allows you to scrub audio from the Lock screen, which is basically a fancy term for moving forward or backward through a song manually.

The stock Lock screen music controls allow you to skip tracks, go to a previous track, pause, play, or adjust the volume. They also allow you to tap and hold on the previous/next buttons to rewind or fast forward, but there’s no scrubbing to be found. LSScrubbing fixes that glaring omission, but you’ll have to pay up to do so.

I understand that this is a much wanted feature to have on the Lock screen, but I have to say that the $1.99 (BigBoss) asking price is pretty steep for a tweak that features no settings or options. The tweak doesn’t even work with third party music apps, it only works with the stock Music app.

LSScrubbing is a nice tweak to have, but I can’t totally recommend it at this price point without more options, or at the very least, compatibility with apps like Spotify and Pandora.

  • Tony Klapatch

    Looks ugly. It should match the volume bar.

    • iospixel

      Yep. You either go the SBSettings route and cram it with features and compatibility and let others theme it. Or you go the NCSettings route. Simple, Efficient, Integration. This would have a lot more appeal if it looked like it was meant to be there.

      Sorry. Good luck.

      Now a toggle that turnt the volume slider into a scrubber and then back again. Now that could work.

      Btw Jeff, loving the GIFs. Viewing tweaks is a lot more discreet whilst I should be working! 🙂

      • RarestName

        SBSettings = Android
        NCSettings = iOS

      • iospixel

        Btw, Im an NC guy. 🙂

    • Damian W

      actuallly the color difference can be used to our benefit. We will not get confused which one is which. BUt true, it looks ugly.

  • Damian W

    This type of tweaks used to be free on Cydia. It just a recent trend to make every single thing paid.

    • Hackmyiphone… Problem solved for these kinds of tweaks.

      • Damian W

        True, I already did it and removed tweak after 10 sec. Thank god did not buy it.

  • Gorgonphone

    the scrub bar is toooo close to the volume slider..

  • That is exactly what I thought about one year ago. Now it’s there and I’m on iOS 6.1.3 and it looks ugly 🙁

  • bloodshed

    placement of the bar is completely off. and $1.99 for this poorly executed tweak!!
    we need more free quality tweaks..not crappy paid ones!!

  • Does it work with “Pluck”?

    • I tried using pluck with this installed and it froze my phone.

      • etielrincon

        You’re right, I thought it did, until I pressed the sleep button to lock my iphone, then it froze..Deleting it.

    • etielrincon

      Yes, no problem

  • It isn’t for the iPhone 5 running on iOS 6.1.2 since it looks a bit distorted and out of place. Also, The scrubbing is actually at the bottom for me, not the top like on that video shown above. Also, it conflicts with the Music Controls Pro tweak.

    • How does it conflict?

      • When you do the slide feature to skip songs from left to right (previous to next), it freezes the entire phone, having to resort to fully booting the device. Did this multiple times and finally realized it was the Scrubbing tweak.

  • Agree with Jeff on this one. Cool tweak, but unfortunately the price is way too high.

  • Ahmadjoon

    I just downloaded the crack version from xsellize repo!

  • So ugly.
    if there are an option to use the same bar with these two actions would be great.

    thx Jeff.

  • f1ght3r

    2 dollars for this shit? No thanks!

  • Ben

    Why do most tweaks look so ugly? Surely it wouldn’t have been that hard to use the same scrubber UI as the volume bar.

  • Diego Gastón Milano

    They should reuse the volume bar so that when you -perhaps- tap and hold it the volume bar turns into a scrub bar instead of adding an extra bar on top of the volume one which doesn’t look good nor minimalist nor simple.
    No offense but this is TOTALLY not Apple thinking. This is like Android stuff- let’s add functionality everywhere on the screen without taking care of being delicate and work on design. No, thanks.

  • Devam

    Well iPad already has this feature! 😉

    • Tony Klapatch

      No it does not.

      • RarestName

        It does have this feature.

      • Devam

        Yep and you need ios 6..

  • Damian Lillard

    I concur, $2.00 is far too high of a price to pay for a tweak with no settings, customization options and for something that’s only compatible with the stock music app. In my own personal experience, most users don’t even use the stock music app. It’s either Pandora, or Spotify.