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Songs Not Adding To Playlists?

Casual Listener

Plan

Premium

Country

USA

Device

iPhone 6S Plus

 

 

My Question or Issue

Hi,

 

I've been having this issue for a couple of months: there are certain songs that I have added to my playlists but then they never show up or play. I have tried the "add anyway" duplicate feature, but they still do not show up/play. I have also tried uninstalling/reinstalling the app, and nothing changes. Any ideas on how to solve this issue? I can add new songs that I definitely have never added before and they play/show up just fine, it's only some songs that are supposedly already on there (but aren't!). 

 

Thanks in advance for the help! 

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Re: Songs Not Adding To Playlists?

Community Legend

Hi,

Weird indeed. Is this for all your playlists and for all songs? So if you create a new playlist you are also not able to add these songs? Or are you not able to add these songs to certain playlists? If so is there something special about these playlists? Are they very long? Do you have access at all? Are you able to add songs to these playlists at all.

Regards,

René

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Re: Songs Not Adding To Playlists?

Casual Listener

Hi,

 

I'm a realtively new Spotify user, so only have 2 playlists that I regularly listen to so far, but yes, the same issue occurs for both. If I create a new playlist, I can add those songs because they've never been added there before. But I want to be able to play them on the existing playlists that I'm trying to add them to! Neither playlist is exceptionally long.

 

My issue is that when trying to add those songs to my playlists, it says they are  already added, even though they don't show on the playlist and therefore never play. Choosing the "add anyway" feature doesn't change anything--they still never appear or play. 

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Re: Songs Not Adding To Playlists?

Community Legend

Hi, can you share your playlist? In the menu just select share and then copy, then paste it in this topic. Let me know which songs you like to add.

 

Regards,

René

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Re: Songs Not Adding To Playlists?

Visitor

Yes I have been having exactly the same problem. There are certain songs that just don’t appear on any playlist even though you’ve added them. Also the previews don’t play. Please fix this Spotify, it’s a really annoying bug.

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Re: Songs Not Adding To Playlists?

Visitor

I have the same problem and when I make a new playlist and add the song that won’t play or show up it dosent play and when I play it on the artist playlist it dosent play the song 

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Re: Songs Not Adding To Playlists?

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Moderator

Hey folks,

 

Thanks for getting in touch with us. This sounds odd and we'll do our best to help you out.

 

We'd suggest you restart the device. Then you can log out and log back in to the account.

 

If that doesn't help, you can give these steps a go and run a clean reinstall. That way you can make sure the cache is not causing this issue.

 

If that doesn't do the trick, it's a good idea to try on a different device. By doing that we can check if it is a device-related issue.

 

Keep us posted! If you have questions, you know where to find us.

 

 

 

 

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