Organizing music btwn  iTunes & Touch 3g

I have my music orginzed a certain way in iTunes and when it's synced with the Touch its not in the same order on the touch.
Example: Newly added songs are in alphabetical order in iTunes on the Touch they are not in alphabetical order under newly added.
Organizing music btwn iTunes & Touch 3g

A known bug in the Touch's 3.1.x OS. The workaround is to edit the smart playlist and add the criteria "Playlist Is Music", where Music is the general folder in your iTunes library for music items. Do that and re-sync, then you'll have what you want.

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