How do I select multiple songs?

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How do I select multiple songs?

Music Fan
‎2012-12-28 01:33 AM

On one of my playlists, I want to move multiple songs to another playlist. Its kind of a pain to drag them one by one to that new playlist.... Could anyone tell me how to select multiple tracks?

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Re: How do I select multiple songs?

Community Legend
‎2012-12-28 11:14 AM

Hey! Welcome to the community :) 

 

Just hold down the ctrl key on your keyboard whilst selecting multiple tracks and then drag and drop them to where ever you like. If you want to select a big block of tracks, select the top one then hold the shift key and click on the last one, it will highlight all the tracks between the two you selected. 

 

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Re: How do I select multiple songs?

Community Legend
‎2012-12-28 11:14 AM

Hey! Welcome to the community :) 

 

Just hold down the ctrl key on your keyboard whilst selecting multiple tracks and then drag and drop them to where ever you like. If you want to select a big block of tracks, select the top one then hold the shift key and click on the last one, it will highlight all the tracks between the two you selected. 

 

Peter

Peter
Spotify Community Mentor and Troubleshooter

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Re: How do I select multiple songs?

Music Fan
‎2013-08-14 03:29 PM

I have tried CTRL and SHIFT to select multiple and block and it does not work? I only have a basic account!!!

Re: How do I select multiple songs?

Community Legend
‎2013-08-14 05:37 PM

You're using the desktop client? You can't do this in the web player.

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Re: How do I select multiple songs?

Music Fan
‎2014-03-30 12:08 AM

i just figured it out !!!! (: 

 

ALL you have to do is simply hold down the ctrl + shift at the SAME time then simply select one of the songs on the playlist and then the entire playlists highlights (turns baby blue) 

 

there you go !!(: 

 

 

yayyyy!

Re: How do I select multiple songs?

Concert Regular
‎2014-05-22 08:38 PM

HUGELY helpful, thank you!

Re: How do I select multiple songs?

Music Fan
‎2014-06-24 03:15 PM

this is magical,

did this accidentally a few times and deleted some starred stuff from ages ago :( but now i can use this to fix playlist!!!!!!!!!! you rock 

Re: How do I select multiple songs?

Music Fan
‎2015-04-06 11:45 PM
I tried all of these things but it's not working for me! I have a bunch of songs in my saved list but it seems to not be letting me save songs anymore... I guess I have too many. So, to keep track of them in trying to move all of my SAVED songs to my STARRED playlist. I need to do a bunch at once and idk how! I'm using a Mac Apple computer, and I have my iPhone as well. Please help!

Re: How do I select multiple songs?

Music Lover
‎2015-05-22 01:04 PM

Select multiple songs using Shift, right click, add them to a new playlist.

Re: How do I select multiple songs?

Gig Goer
‎2015-06-28 06:29 PM

None of these work for me...  (on mac, in firefox)

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