The result is that the second playlist is still updated automatically in i Tunes, but it does not seem to get updated on the i Phone . Re-sync with your i Phone, the playlist should now be copied and the songs will be in the exact order you wanted. Searched around the Net - there seems to be a bug with OS 3.1 that gets specifically podcasts out of order. theiphoneblog.com/2009/09/16/iphone-31-bugs-podcasts-order Also, there are users with similar complaints : discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?
thread ID=2154509&tstart=0 I had this problem with i Phone OS 3.1 and i Tunes 9... In my case, turning off "Live Updating" on the smart playlist took care of it.
This is a resource for creating, sharing, and chatting about i Tunes Smart Playlists.
See these faq's for more information: What is a Smart Playlist?
Another great feature is the ability to store templates that contain frequently used criteria.
Understanding the Basics of Playlists and Smart Playlists Managing Playlists in i Tunes Managing Smart Playlists in i Tunes Community Q&A A playlist allows you to group your favorite songs together.
i Tunes allows you to add or remove songs based off of your personal selection with two types of playlists, a standard playlist and a smart playlist.
This is true even if your original was encoded at a lower quality setting. Doug Adams has launched a great new Macintosh application on the Mac App Store called "Smarts." The app stores the only the criteria which define the Smart Playlists, the smarts of a Smart Playlist, as templates that can be restored later.
Further the "Smarts" can be exported for backup or shared with others.