Solved: How to remove duplicates from Spotify playlist Automatically

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November 24, 2023

Often listen to the same songs while shuffling Spotify music? One of the reason is that Spotify shuffle sucks, another reason is that you may have many duplicate songs in your playlist. However, Spotify doesn’t not have a built-in feature to check and remove duplicates from your playlists. You can sort songs by name and delete duplicate songs manually on Spotify desktop app, however, it can be time-consuming when you have playlists with thousands of songs.

In this post, we will introduce a best free tool to automatically identify and remove duplicate songs from your Spotify playlists across devices.

 Part 1. Remove Duplicates from Spotify playlists on Desktop

1. Open Spotify app on your Mac or Windows.

2. Click Playlists under Your Library on the left side.

3. Navigate to the playlist you want to clean up.

4. Click Title to sort all songs by title, find duplicate songs and delete them. Right click the song or click the three dots icon and choose Remove from this playlist. To remove multiple duplicate songs, press the Ctrl key (PC) or Command key (Mac) and select them.

Part 2. Remove Duplicates from Spotify playlists on Mobile

1. Open the Spotify app on your phone or tablet.

2. Tap Your Library and find the playlist you want to remove duplicate songs from.

3. Find the duplicate song and choose Remove from this playlist.

For Spotify free users, open the playlist and tap on and more. Here can you view all songs in the playlist. When you find the duplicate song, tao the three dots icon and choose Remove from this playlist.

Part 3. Remove duplicates from Spotify playlists Automatically with Spotify Dedup

Spotify Dedup is an online tool that checks your playlists and saved songs in your Spotify library. Once Dedup finds duplicates you can remove them on a per-playlist basis. Dedup will only remove duplicate songs, leaving the rest of the playlist and saved songs untouched. This web app uses the Spotify Web API to manage user’s playlists and saved tracks.

How to remove duplicates with Spotify Dedup?

1. Open Spotify Dedup in your browser and log in with your Spotify account.

2. The script checks your playlists and saved songs.

3. Once the analysis is over (shouldn’t take long) you will have lists with all the duplicates from all the playlists and you can simply press “Remove duplicates from this playlist”.

To check whether the results are right, open the playlist in Spotify and click Title until it shows a green triangle(means songs are ordered by title A-Z), and check the duplicate songs. I have checked several playlists and Spotify Dedup finds correct duplicates.

If the duplicates result is correct, click “Remove duplicates from this playlist” to remove duplicates. In case you use this and appreciate the guys work he has a Buy Me A Coffee link.


Does anyone know how Spotify Dedup chooses which duplicates it removes?

After some testing it seems to keep the most recent dupe. Any older ones will be removed.

Part 4. How to Turn Off Shuffle Play on Spotify without Premium?

Spotify Free works differently on computers and mobile devices. On computers, yes you can play songs on demand. On mobile, you cannot play songs on demand except for some playlists made for you, such as Daily Mix, Release Radar, Discover Weekly, etc. You have to use the shuffle mode.

To play songs on-demand on mobile devices without Spotify Premium account, the best solution is to download Spotify music to mp3 and then play the songs with local music player. To download Spotify playlists to MP3, you can try a smart Spotify music downloader – Pazu Spotify Converter. It is specially designed for both Spotify Free and Premium users to download all Spotify songs/playlists/albums for offline listening. It’s able to extract Spotify music and convert them to MP3, M4A, AIFF, WAV, FLAC and AAC. With Pazu Spotify Music Converter, you can easily enjoy any Spotify Premium feature within a free account forever. Now, let’s learn how to use Pazu Spotify Music Converter to download and convert Spotify songs with a free subscription from the following tutorial.

Key features of Pazu Spotify Converter:

  • Download Spotify songs, albums, playlists and podcasts with either Spotify free or premium account.
  • Built-in Spotify web player, no Spotify app needed.
  • No need to copy&paste music links to download Spotify songs.
  • Support multiple downloads at a time.
  • Download Spotify to MP3 in 320kbps.
  • Multiple output formats: MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, WAV and AIFF.
  • Keep all ID3 tags.
  • Rename Spotify songs with title, album, artist, etc.
  • Archive downloaded songs by album or artist.
  • Multilingual interface.

1. Run Pazu Spotify Converter

Download, install and run Pazu Spotify Converter on your Mac or Windows. Log in your Spotify account with the built-in web player.

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2. Choose output format

Click the gear icon on the top right corner. Here you can select output format (AUTO(M4A)/MP3/AAC/FLAC/WAV/AIFF), choose output audio quality, customize the output path, organize the output files in various ways, rename output files and more.

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3. Select Spotify music

Use the integrated Spotify web player to search the songs, album, playlist or podcast you want to download. Click the Add to list button to load all songs in the album or playlist, uncheck the songs you don’t want to download if there are any.

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4. Download and Convert Spotify Songs to Local

Click Convert button to start downloading the Spotify songs to your local computer.

Once the conversion is done, you can find your Spotify songs downloaded as local files by clicking below folder button or directly going to the output folder you customized in the previous step.

Now you can play the Spotify songs on demand on mobile devices even without Spotify Premium.

Note: The free trial version of Pazu Spotify Converter enables you to convert the first three minutes of each song. You can remove the trial limitation by purchasing the full version.

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