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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Opening a playlist from a different country?

I'm trying to open a playlist I saw on twitter (https://itunes.apple.com/us/playlist/made-of-cocaine/idpl.27f9313c33104fb2a5dec76e3694ea63), when I follow the link, iTunes opens on the "New" tab, and ...
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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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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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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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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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Smart playlist sort order not syncing

A Smart Playlist I created does not have the same sort order in the Music app as it does in iTunes. I check the playlist on the device via iTunes and it has the correct sort. Nevertheless, when I open ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...