An organisable list of songs or audio tracks, usually stored within a media player application such as iTunes.

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Why is “recently added” playlist under iCloud control empty on iPhone?

The playlist "recently added" is a smart playlist (created by iTunes) and lists quite some songs in iTunes on the Mac. The library is kept in the iCloud by iTunes match, so the songs and the playlists ...
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Is there a way to re-order a playlist?

I have an existing playlist in iTunes, and I'd like to move some tracks to the top. But when I drag them up, the cursor get a "+", and the tracks don't stay where I put them. How can I move these ...
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Change order of songs on playlist

I don't seem to know how to change the order of the songs on my playlist. For example, my "Totally 80's" playlist that I created starts with the song "Take On Me," but I want to bring the song "Jenny" ...
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playlist problems with new Itunes 12.4

since updating Itunes and El Capitan,my Itunes library with Apple Music shows the "right" old playlists, but when I click on a song it chooses A COMPLETELEY DIFFERENT song which isn't even in this ...
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List all playlists that include a particular song

I would like to replace a songs that I have in my iTunes library with a higher quality version (and different filename). These songs are listed in various playlists in my iTunes library, what would ...
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How to add all *.m4v files from certain folder to playlist in iTunes with automator/applescript?

There is a folder on Mac. There are a lot of files in it, but i want to make an automator/applescript script, which will watch this folder and if it will see any new *.m4v file in it, it will add it ...
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How create a smart playlist that shows only full albums in my library?

Does anyone know how to create a iTunes Playlist that shows only songs in My Library which are part of a complete album in My Library. Essentially I want to see all my complete albums. You can in ...
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Playlist folders showing up as smart playlists on my iphone 5

After syncing my iPhone, when I go into music and look at Playlists, it shows the Playlist Folders as Smart Playlists, not as folders. On the computer, it looks like this: [Folder] Keepers ...
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Can I add song to an Apple Music playlist, without adding them to 'My Music'?

I like to keep my iTunes library ('My Music') clean and only add albums I really like. However, I also like to have playlists with songs I just like a bit. I do not want these songs to show up in 'My ...
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New Playlists aren't transferring to iPhone

Every time I make a new playlist on my computer, then sync my iPhone to my computer, the playlists never appear on my iPhone.
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How to stop in between songs in a playlist on the ipad

How can I program the playlist in my ipad to stop or pause each song after it plays? I'm a singer who uses my ipad to sing to tracks for performances & I need to stop in between songs to talk. ...
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Playing youtube playlist

I can access the youtube Playlist with the default youtube application on an iOS device by tapping "More" then "Playlists", but how can I play those lists? When I tap on a playlist, it shows the list ...
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How to delete single songs in My Music without deleting them from playlists

When i create a playlist then i add some songs from Apple music. These songs are added also to "My Music" as single songs. When i want to see only complete albums, it is impossible. I need to delete ...
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Sync / Transfer Spotify Playlist to Apple Music

Is it possible to transfer all my Spotify playlist to the new Apple Music? I have like 10 playlists with more than 5000 songs, I would hate to lose them.
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Find the duration of a playlist in Apple Music

How can I find the duration (in hours/minutes) of a playlist in Apple Music?
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Itunes no longer in my order

I admit I am anal about organization, and have developed a nomenclature for all my play lists. Now they apparently sort based on the recent usage, not how I want to show. Is there any way to go ...
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Remove single song from playlist without deleting from My Music

I'm trying to remove a song from my Purchased playlist that I added twice (because I am a banana), but as far as I can tell, my only option is to delete the file from my Music entirely. Surely there ...
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How can I find out the style or genre of a Genius playlist I have made?

So click on a track in iTunes, make a Genius playlist then determine what the genre of said playlist might be (also why is there no Genius tag?)
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Can't re-order songs in iTunes 12

I'm almost embarrassed to post this: I can't re-order the songs in any playlists on my Mac. It's iTunes 12.1.0.50 on OSX Yosemite 10.10.2. The playlists are all sorted in manual order. There doesn't ...
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Itunes 12.3.2.35 on MacBookPro OS 10.11.2 Playlist Order non-alphabetic

after updating iTunes to 12.3 something strange happened: - When adding a new title or folder to my playlists it is added in the playlist view at the left as last item !!! - When adding a title to the ...
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Songs in playlist - Apple Music

I have an apple music subscription and then decided to make some cool playlists. But now, my library is FULL of albums that I never play outside of my playlists, an ugly ugly nightmare. I guess my ...
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Apple music playlist sync between the devices questions

I am being frustrated by Apple Music, especially with playlists. I just can't figure out how this works. I have iCloud music turned on and I have created some playlists on my iPhone and some on my ...
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iTunes 12.2 keeps duplicating playlists

Greetings Mac Friends, Assume a playlist named X exist in iTunes. Assume I manually sync playlist X to my iPhone. Then, I frequently observe iTunes now has playlist X and playlist X 1 and ...
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How to Add All Songs of Apple Music Playlist to My Music at Once?

When browsing through Apple Music, there are curated Apple Music Playlists. Now, I can add each song of the Apple Music Playlist to "My Music" by right clicking and selecting "Add to my Music". ...
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“Playlist can't be added to your iCloud Music Library”. Why?

I am migrating from Spotify and I want iTunes to accommodate the way I used to add songs to a "favorites" playlist, just like the Starred Songs works on Spotify. Initially I created a Smart Playlist ...
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Podcast-containing playlists on modern iPhone

I have used iTunes to create various Smart Playlists that contain podcasts using intelligent criteria (unplayed and most recently added podcasts; least recently played music + 3 hours of unplayed ...
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Some podcasts missing from Smart Playlist

Using the latest iTunes under Windows 10, I have created a Smart Playlist as follows, requiring that ALL conditions be met: 1. Media Kind is Podcast 2. Play Count = 0 3. Location is "this computer" ...
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How can I automatically add music from a playlist into a folder?

I am switching from the default music player on my iPhone to using Spotify to play music. The recent updates have meant that I can't use the music player in the same as I used to and I much prefer ...
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Export Itunes playlist to textfile with only the file names?

There are some exporters (even in Itunes itself) with the track name, album name.... But not with the file name? I need this to keep in an folder in sync which contains all these songs, but modified ...
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Playlist of favorites songs

Is it possible to create a playlist on a iPhone with iOS 9 of all the favorite songs (by marking favorite with the heart icon)
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Location of iTunes Playlists (for restore after crash)

My computer crashed and I lost everything. But, due to the awesomeness of Backblaze, I have all of my files and libraries and music, so nothing's lost. The problem is... all of my playlists that I've ...
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Songs not in “Music” but seen in smart playlist created for that artist

I added a CD to my iTunes Library yesterday. I could not find them under Recently Added playlist or under Music. So, I created a Smart Playlist for the Artist and they do show up. When I choose ...
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Apple Music / iTunes: Cannot add track to playlist when iPhone connected via wifi

Following occurs when using Apple Music / itunes: I'm in itunes, listening to some music from an Apple Music Playlist. I am also connected to a wifi network, the same network that my iPhone is on. ...
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Why is this one playlist unable to be synced with iTunes Match?

I have a smart playlist made up of the following rules: But it won't sync with my iCloud Music Library (formerly known as iTunes Match), giving the error: Given that I have specifically selected ...
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How can I prevent my Library and Playlists from interfering with each other in Apple Music?

I'm looking for a way to prevent my Library and Playlists from interfering with each other, or at least maybe they could play well together. Currently, I've erased everything from my Library in an ...
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iTunes: create playlist from CSV

I have a CSV-file with several thousand tracks. The file has 3 columns, artist, track and album. All these tracks exists in my iTunes library. How can I create a playlist in iTunes from this file ...
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continue playlist after re-opening iTunes

After quitting and re-opening iTunes (iTunes 12, German language) the playlist does not proceed where I left off before I quit. However, the last added (German: Zuletzt hinzugefügt) queue or, if not ...
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How can I drag and drop transfer a playlist of songs using home sharing?

It's easy to browse a list of songs using home sharing and import all the songs that are "not in my library". Once that is done, is there an easy way to get the same playlist on the new library? ...
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iTunes starting playlist in different order than view

In iTunes 12 I am able to sort the songs using different filters and sort options. In my basic configuration my songs are sorted by artists and in the artists view, they are sorted by year (selection ...
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iTunes playlist sort order

I import books on CDs to listen using iTunes. I create a smart playlist for each book. When I import I enter the CD number under group. I used to be able to sort by group and keep the book in correct ...
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iTunes playlist question

I have altered my iTunes playlist on my PC because I had to get a new computer due to some hacker putting a crypto lock on my hard drive. I never used the iCloud to back up my playlist and thought ...
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How can I determine playlist duration in iOS 8.4 Music app?

I have an iPhone 5. Just updated to iOS 8.4. The Music app used to let me know how many songs were in my playlist and how much time those songs would take to play. This ability seems to have gone in ...
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Smart playlist based on a playlist

Here is something I've been trying to get to work on an off for a very long time. I have a ton of music and I like to cycle through things I haven't heard in a long time. I also like to listen to ...
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Playlists have disappeared from my iPhone 5s

All of my playlists have disappeared from my iPhone, and when I attempt to sync it with iTunes, nothing happens. I have tried it with the previous and current versions of iTunes. My device is running ...
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How to sort a playlist in iTunes 12.2.1.6

Ever since the last iTunes update (12.2.1.6), there's a new way of displaying playlists, where the songs are twice the size vertically, and I can't find any column headers to sort the playlist by. I ...
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iTunes Match not syncing

After going through the entire iTunes Match setup, my iPhone shows empty playlists with only the artists' names appearing, no actual music.
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Repeat tracks and repeat playlist

On iOS 8.4 why when I want to play my playlists do I have to constantly "add next" to play all the songs in that playlist? And where is the "repeat playlist" option that was there before?
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Can I sort the songs in a playlist on my iPhone?

Is it possible to change the order of songs in a playlist on the iPhone? For example, if they are originally sorted alphabetically by "Artist", can I change the song order of the playlist so that the ...
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Suggestions for copying iTunes songs and playlists to SDCARD/player and cleaning up the “name mess”?

This might be a bit of an odd one. I have a collection on songs in iTunes and I'd like to copy it to an SDCARD to play it on my car's radio, together with the playlists I have to listen to the music ...
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Make a “Loved” or favorite podcasts playlist?

I really have been trying to find a way to save my favorite podcast episodes from different channels into one playlist. With the new Love button in iTunes, I made a Smart Playlist using this feature. ...