iPhone Tip: Adding art to Cover Flow

CNET Senior Editor Donald Bell writes a tutorial on how to add album cover artwork into iTunes, allowing iPhone users to get the most from the Cover Flow view.

Photo of iTunes cover flow view with missing artwork.
There's just no excuse for this.

It breaks my heart to see an iPhone that's missing album cover artwork. There you are with the most beautiful iPod ever created, but your music collection looks like an endless series of generic boxes. Prove yourself worthy of owning such an advanced piece of technology by using my step-by-step guide for adding cover art to your iPhone's music collection. It's the least you can do. Respect your iPhone, people.

You can even use the guide to find out how to replace your album art with custom photos. You haven't truly lived until you've seen pictures of your cat in Cover Flow.

If you're hungry for more iPhone tips, take a look at our tutorial on how to streamline your iPhone's media content using playlists, and keep an eye on our CNET iPhone Resource Guide.

About the author

Donald Bell has spent more than five years as a CNET senior editor, reviewing everything from MP3 players to the first three generations of the Apple iPad. He currently devotes his time to producing How To content for CNET, as well as weekly episodes of CNET's Top 5 video series.

 

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