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Brief description of the issue
Spotify memory usage does not stop increasing until my MacBook runs out of memory/swap (I experienced up to 79 GB (!!!))
Steps to reproduce the issue:
What steps you’ve tried already
Reinstalled Spotify (completely deleted Spotify with AppCleaner beforehand)
Your device and operating system
MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports), macOS 10.15.2, 2.7GHz Quad-Core, 16GB)
Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium)
The app version of Spotify you’re using
Please let me know if you need any further information
I am experiencing the same issue... anyone knowing if there is a fix any time soon?
Thanks for getting in touch!
Apologies for the delayed response, we just came across this thread. To everyone experiencing this, have you tried a clean reinstall of the Spotify app on your device? We recommend the steps in that guide, as they’re very thorough and make sure no damaged leftover files remain. These changes tend to solve issues like the one you're experiencing, as it removes all damaged leftover files and downloads the latest app version. Give your device a quick restart as well before you open the newly installed app.
It's also a good idea to make sure that your OS and all drivers on your system are up to date with the latest version available.
Keep us posted! We'll be happy to lend a hand if you need more help.
Hi, same issue for me, the memory goes up when I switch between list views on a MAC. List views are "Liked songs", Playlists and so on. For every switch the memory goes up and does not completely get cleared when going elsewhere. Maybe your lists leak memory? More memory is leaked when scrolling my 3000 liked songs. Please fix this, reinstalling does NOT help and it's quite annoying.
Thanks for posting here.
Could you try running the app as an administrator to see if that helps?
We'd recommend that you also open your Mac in a safe mode to see if that makes a difference.
Just to double-check-are there any changes after the clean reinstall?
Keep us posted.
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