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Duplicate playlists

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Apprentice
Message 1 of 14
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Message 1 of 14

Duplicate playlists

Hi.

The walkman app on my Xperia Z1 creates duplicates of playlists when I sync the device with Media Go. (It adds numbers in brackets after the playlists' names.) I got up to three duplicates for the existing playlists where I added new songs using Media Go. I tried deleting all songs and transfer them to the device again. It worked for syncing twice, now it duplicated all playlists again, even the ones with no new songs in them. The duplicates don't show up on the Media Go library on my PC.

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Moderator
Message 2 of 14
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Message 2 of 14

Re: Duplicate playlists

Have you tried settings-apps-all-media storage,force stop and clear data and restart the device?



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Apprentice
Message 3 of 14
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Message 3 of 14

Re: Duplicate playlists

That did not help at all. I've been at it for three hours now, Media Go is still syncing (at 50%) and probably taking up too much space since it now makes double and triple copies of some of the songs. The duplicate playlists are still there and the phone is making a third copy of every playlist. It now also made duplicates of photographs.

 

It looks like I'm going to have to manually delete all music content (again) and sync the whole thing (again). Given how long syncing takes with Media Go, that really can't be the solution every time Slightly frowning Face

Moderator
Message 4 of 14
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Message 4 of 14

Re: Duplicate playlists

You could manually copy your music and use walkman to download album art.



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Apprentice
Message 5 of 14
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Message 5 of 14

Re: Duplicate playlists

If I manually copy the songs then I don't have any playlists, though, right? My main issue is with the playlists. (Also, with every OS update, whatever changes I make to the playlists directly on the phone will be gone.)

Moderator
Message 6 of 14
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Message 6 of 14

Re: Duplicate playlists

See this:

https://talk.sonymobile.com/t5/WALKMAN/Xperia-Z3C-Walkman-Playlist-Issues/m-p/858893#U858893



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Apprentice
Message 7 of 14
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Message 7 of 14

Re: Duplicate playlists

I have the lastest update, and clearing the data did not work.

I just tried to sync my playlists with MediaGo again, and all the playlists have been duplicated (and my phone's been syncing for over three hours now and is STILL not done - all I've done was moving songs into different playlists; I haven't even added any songs to upload). This is getting seriously annoying. I am really happy with Xperia otherwise, but by now I'm beginning to consider switching to another brand entirely.

Visitor
Message 8 of 14
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Message 8 of 14

Re: Duplicate playlists

This is getting crazy, after the latest software update I now have 25 duplicate playlists? Does anyone else have this problem?

Rookie
Message 9 of 14
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Message 9 of 14

Re: Duplicate playlists

I have this same problem. Duplicate playlists. I haven't found a fix. Some duplicate lists are empty. Others are valid with songs in them. Go Media is no help. It has it's own problems. Go Media seems to be picking up some of the empty duplicate playlists. I used to just copy tunes to my phone and the phone would create a playlist from this. Recently had a major software upgrade on the phone and this stopped working. Now the phone has deleted songs I've copied. I don't know why Sony makes this so difficult. Why not let us copy in music (one album - one folder - including an M3U playlist), and the phone could pick up on this. So frustrating.

One time poster
Message 10 of 14
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Message 10 of 14

Re: Duplicate playlists

Same here. Seriously regretting buying this bug filled pos.