Songs only in Playlists

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by nmeed, Dec 19, 2015.

  1. nmeed macrumors 6502

    Dec 1, 2014
    Is there any way for me to add songs to a playlist but not have the songs show up in My Music? For instance, can I have "Hello" in a playlist called "Adele" without the song showing up in My Music where it lists all the songs?
  2. Julien macrumors G4


    Jun 30, 2007
    No, because if you have a music track added to a Playlist then by definition it IS in your music.
  3. nmeed thread starter macrumors 6502

    Dec 1, 2014
    Okay thanks. Is there any way to sort the order of the songs in the playlist? I have them sorted by name in iTunes and I did the "copy to play order" command but the songs are still not in order on my iPhone. Am I missing something ?
  4. skiltrip macrumors 68030

    May 6, 2010
    New York
    When looking at the Playlist on your phone, touch EDIT. Then you can move them around.

    I also wish I could add songs to playlists independently of My Music. I've created a rather large Christmas music Playlist but I'd rather not have all this random stuff polluting my music collection year round. I'll have to either deal with it year round or delete it only to recreate it again next year.
  5. nmeed thread starter macrumors 6502

    Dec 1, 2014
    I'm aware of that option but manually sorting a hundred songs in alphabetical order is...tedious. There's gotta be a better way.

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