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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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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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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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1answer
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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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5answers
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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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3answers
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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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1answer
4k views

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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1answer
1k views

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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3answers
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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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2answers
1k views

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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1answer
782 views

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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9answers
34k views

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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7answers
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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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4answers
1k views

“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 "favorite" playlist, just like the Starred Songs works on Spotify. Initially I created a Smart Playlist ...
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1answer
16k views

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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2answers
118 views

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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1answer
12k views

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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2answers
2k views

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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3answers
994 views

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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2answers
312 views

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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3answers
2k views

How can I make a playlist from a shuffle sequence?

Every once in a while, my iPod does a spectacular job at shuffling the perfect set of songs. Is there any way to save this sequence to a playlist so I can replay it again in the future?
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1answer
479 views

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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1answer
62 views

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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2answers
3k views

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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1answer
443 views

Is there a way to remove songs in a playlist from an iOS device?

There are situations where (for example to free up storage) on an iOS device with iTunes Match enabled, it would be nice to be able to remove songs on the device, based on certain attributes. For ...
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0answers
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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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1answer
472 views

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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1answer
9k views

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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4answers
4k views

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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2answers
9k views

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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1answer
101 views

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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1answer
1k views

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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1answer
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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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2answers
4k views

Why do playlists I create in the iPod app disappear?

Every playlist I have made in the iPod app has at some point vanished. What causes this and how do I make them persist?
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1answer
371 views

iTunes doesn't allow me to create playlists and playlist folders anymore

I'm a bit stumped. So I was trying to add some MP3s to my iPhone 5 using iTunes and it simply doesn't react to the clicks on the respective symbols anymore. Here's a partial screenshot: The shown ...
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1answer
5k views

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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1answer
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iTunes Smart Playlist - currently playing track

Is it possible to include the currently playing track in a smart playlist? Ultimately, what I'm after is a smart playlist that includes tracks without a rating and tracks that I've already rated ...
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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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4answers
692 views

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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1answer
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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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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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337 views

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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1answer
412 views

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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1answer
120 views

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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0answers
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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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1answer
865 views

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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660 views

Most efficient way to 'export' iTunes protected aac to FLAC (for personal use)?

What's the most efficient way to export tunes bought with iTunes that are protected aac to FLAC for playing on other music hardware (still for personal use)? 2 methods I can think of so far are: ...
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1answer
217 views

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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1answer
137 views

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.