[iOS] Issue with reordering playlist songs in Edit mode

I have a Premium account in the US and am using an iPhone 7. I used to be able to reorder my own playlists and now I can't. The rearrange icons on the right side are grayed out. I can only add or delete.

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  • a screenshot showing how the horizontal lines next to songs in a playlist appear while in Edit mode?

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Rock Star 16
Rock Star 16

Hey @12166237084, welcome to the Community

Hope you're doing great!

If you have any filter other than the default one for your playlist you won't be able to reorder the songs inside your playlists.

 

Just exit Edit mode, swipe down then tap on Filters and select Custom.

 

Learn more about Sorting & Filters in Spotify here.

 

Keep me posted :)

12166237084
Casual Listener

I didn't know about filters! But mine was already set correctly. I have at least one friend having this same issue.

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Jfmusic
Visitor

I am having the same problem and changing the filter to custom on iPhone doesn't solve it.

nokturnalist
Casual Listener
I've had this problem before and it was because I sorted the playlist, for example, but date added. It needs to be set to the default sort, which would have been what you set when originally creating the playlist.

See if that helps. :)
12166237084
Casual Listener

I posted a screenshot above. I do not have a filter applied.

nokturnalist
Casual Listener

Yea, I meant sorting for instance by date added, not filtering, but it looks like that only applies to the desktop application.  In regards to your issue, unless someone says otherwise, the sorting has to be done from the desktop application.  I checked from my iPhone and I cannot re-arrange my playlists either, I need to use the Spotify application on my MacBook.

12166237084
Casual Listener

I have always reordered on my phone. This is a new problem.

sightofstars
Visitor

I am also having the same problem. I was able to rearrange playlists with the Edit button less than a week ago, and now it's greyed out, regardless of the Filter applied. 

sightofstars
Visitor
OK, I think I've figured it out. Tap on the 3 lines on the right of a song in Edit mode and hold it for a little bit, and you should be able to move it around.
12166237084
Casual Listener

You're right! It works now. This did not work yesterday.