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Macbook Pro 15 inch late 2016
macOS Mojave 10.14
My Question or Issue
High CPU usage is draining my laptop battery and causing it to heat up.
Aditionally, Spotify (18.104.22.1689.g8172f63a) becomes non-reponsive when I attempt to quit it and must force quit every time.
This seems to be fixed now. Let us know in the relevant Help Boards if this is still an issue for you 🙂
Have a nice day!
Hi @Glitched, thanks for writing.
I'd try a clean reinstall of Spotify to see if this fixes the problem:
Let me know if it helps!
Hey, unfortunately, this did not fix the problem or change anything for me. Thanks for trying.
I have some questions that might clear our path:
Do you happen to have a second external monitor?
Does this high usage happens when you play any specific playlist? If so, is it in a folder playlist?
Do you have any local files in your Spotify?
Have you disabled Hardware Acceleration?
Have you checked if is there an updated Spotify version available?
It happens with and without
Yes, an update came out since I posted this, to no avail.
We're seeing some reports on Spotify using a high percentage of CPU. If you're also experiencing this, make sure to:
If that doesn't help, make sure to add a +Vote, let us know the above, along with the following:
All the best!
If it helps, here's the report generated when I have to force quit spotify (it stops responding every time I try to close it)
Thanks for sending that info over to us.
We've passed it on to our tech team, who will look into this further.
We'll keep you posted and let you know as soon as we have any updates.
I look forward to hearing back
Any updates @Peter ? Spotify on my laptop is still basically unusable with the 1.1.5 update.
Thanks for reaching out again - we're still looking into this one, but we'll get back to you as soon as we have any news.
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