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How to create iTunes smart playlist of playlists

Hi placed exactly the same question in one of the Apple forums, and I received this helpful reply: The playlist selection drop down has been broken in the last few builds and doesn't expand ...
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Itunes smart Playlist with reference to Apple Music favorites won't sync to Iphone

Unfortunately you are not able to sync Smart Playlists that contain a rule referencing another playlist with Apple Music tracks. In some cases you may be able to get around this by making a normal ...
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iOS 10 play a Smart Playlist on iPhone

It seems we are talking here about possibility of creating/transferring Smart Playlists from iTunes for Mac to iPhone. There was such a possibility back in the days, it flawlessly worked with old ...
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Apple Music loved songs

There is no way to achieve the Loved smart playlist without adding the song first to your library from my testing. I have just given a song Love on Apple Music and it did not appear in my smart ...
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How do I regain my iTunes ratings and playlists?

You don’t mention by what means you transfered your music to the new computer so I don’t know if this will help or not but I’d recommend reviewing this page from apple that specifically addresses your ...
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Why is this playlist copying the wrong songs to my iPhone?

Well, I tried a different tactic. Barring the "Location" criterion, the playlist is basically, "All the 4 and 5 star songs by this set of artists that isn't Christmas music." I have a 4 star smart ...
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Apple Music Smart Playlist not syncing correctly with iPhone

A song loved on your computer doesn't mostly show up as loved on your iphone, while a song loved on an iphone is always showed as loved on a computer version of Apple Music. Solution is to first add ...
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Apple Music Smart Playlist not syncing correctly with iPhone

I can confirm that somehow my library was the one out of sync. Songs that my computer thought were marked as liked were not marked as liked on my phone.
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Can I build a smart playlist populated by songs I’ve loved within the last x weeks?

The workaround I use is the use the "Grouping" info for each track (in addition to or instead of the rating). That won't help you if you use Grouping for something else already, but updating the "...
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How can I create a smart playlist in iTunes that updates weekly?

First off, live updating is immediate rather than "timed". Other than that though, there are a couple things you can do to get close to what I think you are trying to do but it can't be exact. It ...
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Want to create smart playlist where song titles match names in another playlist, but w/ diff. bitrate

For a portable device using headphones in a non-analytical environment, I'd just sync them at 128 kbps AAC. You're really unlikely to notice. You can do that in iTunes/[device]/summary in the last ...
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iTunes Smart Playlists: don't include songs that I recently skipped

The rules look correct. The problem may be in what YOU consider a skip versus what iTunes/iOS considers a skip. There's varying reports that a skip in the first 3 seconds doesn't get counted, a skip ...
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Smart Playlist that includes all song that are/were in another playlist

iTunes' Smart Playlist feature does not have any memory. You can only refer to songs where/how they are in this very moment. You can, however, add songs to the new smart playlist that have been ...
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iTunes Smart Playlists: Songs not played in the last 6 hours

I do this all the time. Create a smart playlist, Last6Hours. Limit the size of the playlist to 6 hours; the drop down box for this setting has items, minutes, hours, Mb, etc. Make sure Live ...
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iTunes "smart" playlists - unable to limit filter to any other existing playlists

Actually, I received helpful answer from an Apple forum, I have posted it also to the original article How to create iTunes smart playlist of playlists
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