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@jgabrysch Take a look at whether other apps/services are interfering with that hotkey combo. Start by taking a look at the 3 things on this page:
 
https://www.alfredapp.com/help/troubleshooting/cmd-space/
 
(Spotlight, language switching and Siri).

 

If you've recently updated to Catalina, it's possible that Spotlight has taken back Cmd + Space if you'd switched away from it, resulting in unexpected behaviour because two apps are trying to use the same hotkey.

 

You can also try temporarily changing your Alfred hotkey away from Cmd + Space and to something else to troubleshoot whether Alfred works normally with a different hotkey combo.

 

Cheers,
Vero

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  • 2 weeks later...

Also experiencing this. Here is my system info:

  • Alfred 4.0.7 [1131]
  • OS X 10.15.2

This happens to me at least once a week. I've completely disabled the Spotlight shortcut, and this wasn't an issue in previous Alfred builds (on version 4.)

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26 minutes ago, megaroeny said:

Also experiencing this. Here is my system info:

  • Alfred 4.0.7 [1131]
  • OS X 10.15.2

This happens to me at least once a week. I've completely disabled the Spotlight shortcut, and this wasn't an issue in previous Alfred builds (on version 4.)

 

I'm hoping I fixed the issue buy disabling the Input Source hotkey, that is noted int the cmd-space troubleshooting steps you linked. 😀 I only had one language, but the hotkey was assigned once I added a second language.

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I have had the same issue but it happened while I was using the laptop. Current have set it to double tap command key. Restarting the laptop and/or Alfred then trying to reset the hot key does not seem to fix the issue. I have also tried to alter spotlight hotkeys but that also does not fix the issue. Hopefully the devs get it fixed soon.

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