[Desktop] View all Tracks among Playlist Folders

In previous versions you could click on a playlist-folder in the left hand pane and see all songs that are included in child-playlists of that folder. You were able to select songs from all of the playlists included in that folder and add them to another playlist or the queue. 

Now you only can go through every child-playlist of that folder and search songs there and it's also not possible anymore to create a playlist-radio for the whole folder.


I used to have a playlist-folder with genre-playlists of music I really like. I could decide whether I'd like to listen to music from a single genre or from all of the genres I like. I know you can still play the whole playlist-folder but you can't just start with your favorite song or browse all the songs included in all child-playlists anymore because there is no list.

Please bring this feature back or at least give us the choice of how we want playlist-folders to be displayed.

Updated on 2019-08-29



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Glad I figured out how to downgrade. Probably won't bother to update ever again! Too many mistakes like this in the updates.

I also found that, on my laptop which did the upgrade, I cannot create a playlist in a folder.


File no longer has a New Playlist option.,


The + create playlist option creates it at the top level even if I'm currently selecting the folder in which I want it to go.



Is there an update on this and an eta? Would make organising the content of playlists so much easier and enjoyable. The sooner the better : ) 


Also, it would be great if along with the title of the playlist, it showed in brackets the length of the playlist (1:23:42)


3 years without update.. Does Spotify any longer care for its community?


I miss this feature so much. 

Casual Listener

What about now?


"Not Right Now"?????

This feature was already available and then removed. No need to implement anything new. Just put the feature back in! wth?

Casual Listener

 Quite frankly it's rather embarrassing that Spotify is unable to implement a simple search feature.


Hey, Spotify. We still want this feature back.


I have a ton of playlists and so I organize them into genre folders. My issue is that If I wanted to listent to random songs from any of those playlists, I can't because on the globoal folder level, I don't see all the tracks from all those playlists (like iTunes shows) but rather thumbnail links to those playlists and which one is currently being listened to.
I think it would be pretty useful to have a global track view of all playlists in a folder.


- Playlist A

-- Track PA1
- Playlist B

-- Track PB1

Click on Folder-Trance and see:
Track PA1
Track PB1