iOS App Freezing, crashing and lagging


iOS App Freezing, crashing and lagging







iPhone 7

Operating System

iOS 12.1


My Question or Issue

The past couple of months (4-5) I have been experiencing issues with the mobile app. It is constantly crashing, lagging and freezing. For example, I will press a song and it will not play it, and then will finally start playing 30 seconds later or so, and during that time the app will stay frozen. 

Also, it will often continue playing a song after I change it or pause it, and once it finally catches up and un-freezes, the app will crash. I just deleted and re-downloaded the app recently and it did not solve this problem.


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Re: iOS App Freezing, crashing and lagging


I’ve also been having this issue but it’s only started recently. The freezing/crashing started with the last update it seems. I hope they’re working on a fix for this issue. I’ve been a member since 2012 and have an iPhone 6s

Re: iOS App Freezing, crashing and lagging

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Re: iOS App Freezing, crashing and lagging


For me it seems to be related to connecting and disconnecting my bose qc35 headphones. When I reconnect, Spotify is unresponsive. 

Re: iOS App Freezing, crashing and lagging

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I am finding this issue when any of the following occur:

  1. Add or remove headphones
  2. Connect or disconnect from car Bluetooth
  3. Change audio output device between speaker and Bluetooth, after initial connection is made

On each of these, the Spotify app will freeze and become unresponsive.


I have the latest Spotify app running on 12.1.2.