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How to quickly remove duplicates from any Spotify playlist

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Using the Spotify DeDuplicator , you can find and remove duplicates in any Spotify playlist, and you don't even need to sign in with your Spotify account!

Open any Spotify playlist and press Ctrl + ONE to select all tracks. Then press Ctrl + do to copy them and Ctrl + V to paste them into the top frame of the DeDuplicator page (or just drag and drop them between windows).

Now, you just need to hit the Deduplicate button on the page and a list of tracks without duplicates will come out! Create a new playlist (to keep the old one intact) and copy/paste the new playlist to Spotify. You may get an error message if you try to drag and drop from Spotify to the site, so it's safer to copy and paste the tracks.

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Note that this method will only remove exact duplicates. If you have two of the same track in a playlist, but one is from a Greatest Hits album or single, for example, it won't see them as a duplicate. And if you're curious, you can use Diff Checker to show the differences between the two DiffChecker:Find text differences between two files DiffChecker:Find text differences between two files Read more sets of clues to find out which ones were duplicated.

How many duplicates did you find in your favorite playlist? How many tracks are on your biggest playlist? Tell us in the comments!