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[Mobile][Playlists] 'Add to playlist' sort order should be custom

In the latest Spotify library redesign, when I try to add a song to a playlist, the modal that opens sorts my playlists in a seemingly random order. This is very annoying since I have a mix of many playlists/folders in a specific custom order, and now finding the correct playlist to add a song has become a pain. This has only become a problem in the latest update, and worked perfectly in previous Spotify versions. I think that the order of the playlists in the "Add to playlist" dialog should follow the same order as the main Playlists tab - that is, if I have my playlists sorted by custom, the dialog should be sorted the same way.

Updated on 2021-06-13

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The UI has recently been updated on MacOS, and my bookmarked playlists now appear at the top when I access the menu from the (+) icon next to the currently playing song. The rest of the playlists seem to be in order by recently used or played. A slight improvement because the new UI allows you to pick multiple playlists at the same time, reducing the time spent waiting for menus to open. I would still prefer to choose the order myself, but this is better than the previous interface with a totally randomized order. And the problem still isn't fixed on the right-click menu.


Agreed. I do a lot of playlist management on Spotify, but when adding songs to playlists on mobile it would be nice to have a degree of consistency in where the playlists can be found in the list. Also, I like the new feature that allows you to see which playlists a song is already in with a green tick, but it would be far more helpful if these were in my custom order.


For the love of god yes. I have the custom order for a reason, it allows me to sort playlists and folders in an easy to navigate way. So when I lose that in the "add song" menu it's frustrating. With that being said the "add song" menu has been one of the greatest changes to the mobile app my god, they should add something similar to desktop.


The newer "Add to Playlist" feature (with the green ticks) has recently been added to desktop, but it still has the same issue of being sorted in a random order. It can be handy having the playlists that include the song at the top of the list, but it would be nice to be able to turn this off as it's not always ideal.


Damn, I'm sick of that issue. It's logical to include it and yet, still nothing for the desktop despite being on mobile..