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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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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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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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Music App forgets what it was doing

When resuming music playback after a break (10 minutes, few days, another app playing content) it ignores whatever playlist, album, artist or other refinement was placed on the music list and simply ...
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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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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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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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Collection of albums in iTunes? Essentially a playlist of albums?

From within iTunes (or Music on iOS), is it possible to make a collection of full albums that is separate from my main library? So, essentially, a playlist of albums. I know that I can put all songs ...
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How Do I Resume an Up Next Playlist?

Okay, so I use iTunes for both music and video (movies and TV shows), however, when switching between the two I can't figure out how to resume the music that was remaining in my Up Next queue. I can ...
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iTunes creates its own playlists when I add folders

When I Add a number of folders to iTunes it automatically makes playlists of them which I find annoying. Can anyone help please?
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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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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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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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Shuffle by album on iOS-devices?

In iTunes and on iPods (excluding the most recent Nano) there is an option to playback a playlist shuffled by album. This option does not exist in "Music.app" on iOS-devices. However, since you can ...
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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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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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Switch between playlists but ensure that songs are not repeated

I'm putting together a few different music playlists for a friend's wedding and I'd like to ensure that if we switch from one playlist to another and then back to the original playlist that no tracks ...
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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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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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iTunes 12.2 import playlist issue

I branched Exportify to output in an iTunes friendly format, and have used it to move my Spotify playlists over to iTunes. It mostly works, except the import process seems incapable of adding songs ...
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How do I Import a playlist from my computer copied from old ipod classic

My old ipod classic started failing years ago. I've managed to revive it several times by putting it in the fridge for a day (in case you guys didn't know about it). Because of this, I backed up all ...
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Playlist in Iphone; some songs I can rearrange, some I cannot. Help?

Iphone 6s - with updated os Playlist is not a genius created playlist. Done manually on the phone. I can rearrange most of the songs, but those I have bought lately (meaning since I got my Iphone ...
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Applescript and iTunes: enable shuffle by song or album and play?

The documentation for shuffle/shufflable in the iTunes Applescript dictionary is really confusing, at least for me. As I read it shuffle seems to be a property of a playlist (not a state of the ...
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Adjust volume for all songs of an iTunes playlist

Is there a possibility to (automatically ?) adjust the volume of all songs of a play list? If possible I don't want to change the sound file itself. Ideally this would be somehow stored per play ...
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How to restore a playlist (not the music) in iTunes?

How to restore a playlist (not the music) in iTunes? Background: I recently had to restore OS 10.8.5 and incredibly, the hard drive containing TimeMachine info crashed half way into the restoration ...
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Can I Remove Devices From The “Add To Playlist” Context Menu In iTunes 12?

I have a lot of playlists in iTunes, and in the past, instead of scrolling up and down through them all in the sidebar, I'd right-click on a song that I wanted to add to a playlist, mouse over "Add To ...
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iTunes automatically skips to artist currently selected in column browser

OK, so I'm coming from an older version of iTunes and using the current version on a new Macbook. Let's say I'm listening to songs from Led Zeppelin, for example, and then select Pink Floyd in the ...
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Lost a part of iTunes playlist when uploaded to iCloud

I lost a part of my iPhone playlist when I uploaded it to the iCloud, how do I recover the lost part of my playlist? The part that was lost is also no longer on my iPhone.
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Cant create any playlist in iTunes

All of a sudden I cant create a playlist in iTunes. I have albums within iTunes and I want to put a couple of these onto my iPhone 4. For some reason I now can not create a new playlist ie a click on ...
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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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how to make songs in playlists not get deleted when i purge my itunes music library?

I have playlists in my itunes library. Now the problem is that once in a while I'd liked to clear my itunes library (because sometimes it will have multiple copies of the same file especially when i ...