Problem with Apple Music Playlists

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I recently subscribed to Apple Music & manually created several regular playlists. I just noticed that additional songs have somehow been automatically added to those playlists. Is this the result of AI in Apple Music populating my manual playlists with songs in the same genre? Regardless, can someone please tell me how to resolve this issue? Thank you so much for your help!
 

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Unfortunately I’m not familiar with such an issue.
Hopefully someone else will come along with a solution.
Good luck.
 

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I recently subscribed to Apple Music & manually created several regular playlists. I just noticed that additional songs have somehow been automatically added to those playlists. Is this the result of AI in Apple Music populating my manual playlists with songs in the same genre? Regardless, can someone please tell me how to resolve this issue? Thank you so much for your help!

Do you have Family Sharing enabled in which others can edit your playlists?
 

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Yes, Family Sharing is enabled. However, there is no one else who can edit my playlists. In the past I used Family sharing to sync music between my computer & devices. However, I just occurred to me that I can now turn Family Sharing off since Apple Music will sync my entire library.

Unfortunately, this won't resolve the problem of songs automatically being added to my playlists.
 

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Yes, Family Sharing is enabled. However, there is no one else who can edit my playlists. In the past I used Family sharing to sync music between my computer & devices. However, I just occurred to me that I can now turn Family Sharing off since Apple Music will sync my entire library.

Unfortunately, this won't resolve the problem of songs automatically being added to my playlists.

Make sure autoplay is not enabled. Also check to see that Auto-add Shazams to Apple Music isn't enabled.
 

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Make sure autoplay is not enabled. Also check to see that Auto-add Shazams to Apple Music isn't enabled.

Agree 100% with Ledsteplin’s solid suggestions. In the past I’ve played around with Shazam auto add, it can cause what the OP describes.

The only other possibility I can recall was done on my Mac Music app. I set keywords to a playlist that would import from my library based on these keywords. But I haven’t done that in a while and don’t recall if it rechecked every so often based on keywords. But if the songs showing up in your list are already in your library, I’d keep this possibility in mind if all else fails.
 

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Thank you for the suggestions. Auto-add from Shazam was not turned on. However, Auto-play was enabled. I will see if this resolves the problem. But I must admit that I cannot see how Auto-play is related to the problem of random songs being automatically added to my playlists. But, if disabling Auto-play works, then I really don't need to know why. Again, thank you.
 

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Thank you for the suggestions. Auto-add from Shazam was not turned on. However, Auto-play was enabled. I will see if this resolves the problem. But I must admit that I cannot see how Auto-play is related to the problem of random songs being automatically added to my playlists. But, if disabling Auto-play works, then I really don't need to know why. Again, thank you.

Did it work?
 

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So far..no problems. But in the past, it seemed like the songs would pop up in the playlist a day or two later. So I'm cautiously optimistic. I'll keep you posted.
 

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So far..no problems. But in the past, it seemed like the songs would pop up in the playlist a day or two later. So I'm cautiously optimistic. I'll keep you posted.

I’m going to be honest… it sounds really weird. I hope you found “the fix in the haystack”.

Are you certain they’re not one of the default playlists, those are dynamic when viewed in iTunes or Music on macOS)?
I looked at the playlists I created 7 years ago (the most recent I have), and no songs have been added to them… instead, songs were removed by the service — because they are no longer available on Apple Music.
 

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I’m going to be honest… it sounds really weird. I hope you found “the fix in the haystack”.

Are you certain they’re not one of the default playlists, those are dynamic when viewed in iTunes or Music on macOS)?

I assume that you are referring to the playlists that Apple Music based upon my prior listening preferences. Am I correct? In any event, I am referring to the regular playlists that I manually created.
 

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I assume that you are referring to the playlists that Apple Music based upon my prior listening preferences. Am I correct? In any event, I am referring to the regular playlists that I manually created.

You answered my question :)

To answer yours, yes and no. I’m referring to these ones… they were created automatically with my iTunes Library.

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