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Can I make an iTunes playlist comprised solely of songs that lack iTunes genius information?

I'm looking to make some lemonade with the "lemon songs" that iTunes genius doesn't know how to catalog. One such example currently is an obscure song called "Polythene Pam" by some beatles boy band ...
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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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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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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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Shuffling Voice Memos

I've created a playlist of a selection of Voice Memos. I want to use it as a kind of audio flash card system. However, when I press "Shuffle" on the iPhone playlist, it always plays the same voice ...
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How do I sort a playlist by filename in iTunes?

I want to import an audiobook where there are 14 folders on the form "Author - CD ## - Title", and the mp3-files are on the form "### - Author - Title" (incrementally over all CDs, so the last file of ...
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iOS 5 Sorting of list of playlists

First, a little background. I listen to my iPhone in two cars, a Honda and a BMW. The Honda uses the Aux In, and I have a Bluetooth speakerphone, through which I use Voice Control to start playlists. ...
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iPod Touch: Is there a way to play certain playlist at certain time?

Is there a way to play certain playlist at certain time of day using the built-in music app? If not, is there an app for that?
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Some playlists are missing from iTunes Match

I've just subscribed for iTunes Match and it did quite a good job of matching stuff except that three of my playlists are missing from it. That three missing playlists only show up on my iMac which is ...
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How do you remove a playlist from iTunes match?

I would like to remove a bunch of playlists from iTunes on my PC and have those removed playlists disappear from my other devices and computers. I tried deleting them all from the PC and leaving them ...
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What is the definition of “recently added” in my iTunes playlists?

What is the definition of "recently added" in my iTunes playlists? Are these songs that I have purposely added or could they be those songs added by iTunes because of my Genius playlist. I need to ...
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How to create a playlist in Quicktime Player for many files in separate subfolders?

I have a folder of .mov files that are all part of a video tutorial session. The directory looks like: Tuts/ Tut1/ Chapter1/ 1-1.mov 1-2.mov 1-3.mov Chapter2/ ...
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Create a recently added playlist?

Is it possible to have a "Recently Added" as a Playlist on iTunes ? For example, I would like the recent 20-50 songs to be automatically added and renewed in that playlist.
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I can't find 'Add all tracks' in the add to playlist section in iOS 7

With iOS 7 the "Add all tracks" option, when selecting a playlist, seems to have vanished. Now the user has to select each song in the playlist individually, which can be very tedious with a long ...
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How can I get the voice memo to play from a playlist?

I have input a voice memo into my iTunes and I've added it to a Playlist, but when I listen to the Playlist on my iPhone, it's not there. How can I get the voice memo to play from a playlist (the rest ...
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How to import folder to iTunes as playlist

Previously I was able to create a playlist in iTunes on Windows by dragging a folder to it.Did Apple remove this feature from iTunes? In which version?Is there a workaround, or must I drag each mp3 ...
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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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is there anyway to add a song to an existing specific playlist from my ipod touch

If I am listening to all my music and I hear a song and I think it would be great to add to a certain playlist (lets say a playlist i called "gym mix", is there anyway to do this from the iPod touch ...
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iPhone playing songs not in any of my playlists

I share an iTunes account with 4 others in my family and we have different music taste. I have my own playlists but my iPhone (3GS) keeps playing music that is NOT on any of my playlists. I have ...
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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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Add a song into a playlist while listening to it?

Is there a button to add the song that is being currently played into a playlist on my iPhone? So i don't have to search it back and add it manually?
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Deleting songs on computer from an iTunes playlist

Oftentimes, I am in an iTunes playlist and want to delete a song from my computer. However, if I am in an iTunes playlist, I can only delete the song from the playlist, and then I have to go back to ...
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Where are iTunes smart playlists stored on disk?

I want to create a Best albums smart playlist containing a somewhat reasonable number of songs : the rule Album rating is greater than ★★★ result in a 221 songs playlist. wheareas the rule ...
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Shuffling Songs from Multiple Playlists on iPhone

I'd like to play songs from multiple playlists on my iPhone and iCloud. I use iTunes Match which clearly introduces some limitations. The closest I've come is to create a Smart Playlist, with the ...
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iPhone and iTunes Match

I have a quite large library of songs and I do like the majority of them on my iPhone (main reason I purchased the 64Gb version). Problem is that we have very slow internet here and turning on iTunes ...
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Make iTunes playlist track changes in iPhone library?

I'm looking to use iTunes to load entire albums onto an iPhone, then pick out the best tracks from the albums by deleting other tracks, and preserve the collection of best tracks. Here's my ideal ...
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Smart Playlist on Iphone 5

I have a very simple smart-playlist, which has proven very effective for me. It just displays songs that have never been played (plays=0). It is great, because it encourages me to listen to things I ...
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Playlist folder not showing songs from all child playlists

I have created a playlist folder which contains 2 regular playlists (i.e. not smart playlists). The hierarchy is like this: Occasions | +--- Party mix 1 | +--- Party mix 2 In iTunes, if I click on ...
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Can I “play higher rated songs more often” in iTunes 11?

After upgrading to iTunes 11, I miss the "Play higher rated songs more often" feature available in iTunes DJ from previous versions. Is there a simple way to restore this feature? I used to use a ...
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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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Is there a way to automatically add a tag to a song once its added to a smart playlist in itunes?

I have a playlist folder called Stars. Inside it I have 5 smart playlists. one playlist for each star rating. 1 star, 2 stars...etc. is there a way for itunes to automatically write a '1' in the ...
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How to get iTunes to play an iPhone playlist automatically when connected to iPhone

I have a habit of working/studying while listening to music. And since the Mac I am connected to at work doesn't have all the songs I want, I normally listen to the songs via iTunes from the iPhone ...
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Help Keeping Audio Lesson Playlists separate from Music

I am trying to sort out the music on my iPod into play lists, the thing is I have a bunch of playlists that are audio lessons which I'd like to appear after the music playlists. I know if I put the ...
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Include entire album in Smart Playlist if one song matches criteria

Is it possible to somehow build a smart playlist that deals in albums rather than individual songs? IE, Find all songs without album art. Sometimes songs without album art are in an album where the ...
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Manually managing songs and deleting from playlist

I want to be able to delete songs off my iPhone by swiping in the Music.app. I know having 'Manually Manage songs' lets you delete songs without them returning after you re-sync everything, but I want ...
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Can't shuffle playlists and then sync that shuffled playlist to my iPod

Can't shuffle playlists and then sync that shuffled playlist to my iPod. I was able to do this in the previous versions of itunes just by clicking a button. That button is not there anymore. How can I ...
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How to make smart playlist that contain more than 1 artist

I want to make smart playlist that contain more than 1 artist. Example: I want to make smart playlist which artist are: Matchbox Twenty, Savage Garden, and Train. If I fill the box like this: The ...
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Fails to upload song and starts back at Step 1

I just added two songs to iTunes. They are long songs (60 minutes long) and are about 150 MB each. (The iTunes Match limit per song is 200 MB.) I added them to iTunes, and when Match tried to upload ...
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Album art not syncing to iPhone for playlists

A while ago I had a crash which wiped all the music synchronisation settings from my phone. Until that point I'd synced based on selecting albums and artists in iTunes when the phone was plugged in, ...
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iTunes will not shuffle a playlist

iTunes will not shuffle a playlist at all. I have tried deleting it and making a new playlist and it still will not shuffle. Yet, if I make a completely different playlist with different artists that ...
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I can no longer edit my iPhone's playlists

My playlists on my iPhone are no longer showing the edit button at the top. Is there a setting for this or anything to get them back?
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In iTunes, is there way to switch easily back and forth between tracks in two different playlists or library parts (say podcast and music)?

Use case: I often want to toggle between a podcast and a music playlist in iTunes. Say, while ironing I listen to a podcast, later when I do computer work I switch to music, then when unstacking the ...
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Adding playlists to iPod Nano 6th generation

I recently found out that you can add playlists from within the Nano. Can I do that from iTunes? If so, how?
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How can I copy a playlist from my iPod to iTunes?

I have some playlists which exist on my iPod only; I lost them in iTunes the last time I did a backup. How can I get these (non-smart) playlists out of the iPod, and restore them to iTunes? I have a ...
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How can I copy a Playlist from one iTunes library to another?

I have one iTunes instance (v10.6.0.40) a Windows 7 PC. I'm having problems copying playlists from there to my Macbook Air's iTunes instance. Here's what I do: On the Win7 machine, I right click ...
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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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What is the difference between .m3u8 and .m3u playlists types?

iTunes will export a few different kinds of playlists, including .m3u8 and .m3u types. What is the difference between these two file types?
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Is there a 'non-destructive' way to make mix cds in iTunes?

I am looking to collect a set of songs from my iTunes Library and build a custom playlist to eventually burn onto a CD. I want the songs to be in a specific order and have the same album title when ...
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Stop holiday/christmas/spoken word from playing in iTunes DJ?

Whilst I like Herb Albert and his Marijuana Brass Band dropping a christmas phat one, I don't appreciate it when it's July How can I prevent them from appearing in the playlist?
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Shuffle songs in playlist only

Is there a way, in an 80GB iPod video (I think that's what it's called) to shuffle only the songs in my playlists? In other words, when I drop into a playlist I want the songs to be shuffled, but ...