While YouTube has been the biggest aggregator of audio and video content on the internet with unarguably the largest library of songs including official and unofficial uploads, there are some features and aspects of the service that isn’t perfect yet.
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While the app does lead in terms of quantity of content, some apprehend that the quality is lost on many occasions. It has been several years since the YouTube Music platform was launched but some of the features and options still feel half-baked and imperfect.
Simple things like removing duplicates from the playlists is a cumbersome process now as the service has stopped alerting users about the duplicates being added while adding a new song to the playlist. If you are facing this issue, then luckily there is a workaround to identify and delete these duplicates easily from the YouTube Music Playlists. While these options do make it possible to delete the duplicates from a playlist on YouTube Music platform, it is something that we would have expected to see as a default feature on the platform.
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How to Remove Duplicate Songs from YouTube Music Playlist
This feature will require you to go to the desktop version of the YouTube service and you can visit the website on a PC or laptop to get started.
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- Start by navigating to the YouTube playlist with the duplicate songs and sign in with your YouTube account. You can find the playlists from the right sidebar
- Once you are in the correct playlist page, tap on the 3-dot menu and then on the Playlist settings, here look for the advanced settings option and select it
- To the right-hand side, you will see the “Remove Duplicate” button and if your playlist has duplicates, this option will be enabled. You will have to keep pressing that button until the copies are removed, the web app will delete the duplicates and reload the page each time you click on it and eventually you will have all the duplicates removed from the playlist.
- This will take a little time based on the number of duplicate entries in the playlist when the window appears, click on cancel, you can also set the sorting order of the playlist and within the playlist or change privacy option to allow or deny collaborations.
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