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Can't add new songs of local file to existing playlist

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Can't add new songs of local file to existing playlist

Plan

Premium

Country

Hong Kong

 

Device

PC

Operating System

Windows 10

 

My Question or Issue

I have 2 playlist of songs from local files (Playlist added from Local Files, not the "Local Files" playlist)

 

I cannot add any of the song from said playlists to another playlist.

 

I can however, still add "online" songs to the playlist.

 

The "local files" are not corrupted or anything, I can still play them normally in their existing playlist. I just can't add them to any other playlists.

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Hi there @Megarboh!

 

You should be able to add local files to other playlists by right-clicking the song > Add to playlist. Do you see the option on your end? Note that if you have Smart Shuffle toggled on, any local files you have in the playlist will become temporarily hidden, so make sure the feature is deactivated. You can also try adding the songs from the Local files folder instead from the playlist to see if that does the trick.

 

In any case, a screenshot or a short screen recording which shows how things look on your end would be greatly appreciated.

 

Cheers 🤘

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As a result, nearly half of all my songs can't be grouped together...

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Hi there @Megarboh!

 

You should be able to add local files to other playlists by right-clicking the song > Add to playlist. Do you see the option on your end? Note that if you have Smart Shuffle toggled on, any local files you have in the playlist will become temporarily hidden, so make sure the feature is deactivated. You can also try adding the songs from the Local files folder instead from the playlist to see if that does the trick.

 

In any case, a screenshot or a short screen recording which shows how things look on your end would be greatly appreciated.

 

Cheers 🤘

YordanModerator
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The problem was "Smart Shuffle". 

 

Strange that the "Add new ones only?" pop up doesn't appear for duplicate songs when smart shuffle is on. So from my view it appeared that nothing happened when I click on "Add to playlist".

 

Thanks for the solution.

Glad I could help @Megarboh 😎

 

We’re constantly looking for opportunities to enhance the user experience for everyone and your feedback on this is greatly appreciated, thanks for sharing it here.

 

In the meantime, make sure you're always running the latest version of Spotify so you don't miss out on any updates.

 

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