What do I do if InDesign freezes?

To reset the preferences simply restart InDesign and hold down Ctrl + Alt + Shift (Windows) or Cmd + Ctrl + Opt + Shift (Mac). After a few seconds you should then get a pop up box that asks if you want to reset the preferences. Personally I find this fixes almost all my crashing issues.

How do I stop my InDesign from lagging?

Before you try the solutions below, ensure the following: Check the minimum system requirements for the latest version of InDesign. Install the latest version of InDesign. Check if the issue is related to a specific document/ tool/ feature. Try creating a new document and see if the issue persists.

How do I clear the cache in InDesign?

1 Correct answer (Windows) Start InDesign, and then press Shift+Ctrl+Alt. Click Yes when asked if you want to delete preference files. (Mac OS) While pressing Shift+Option+Command+Control, start InDesign. Click Yes when asked if you want to delete preference files.

Why is InDesign so unstable?

It looks like you have an application corruption issue. I suggest you unistall InDesign, using the drop-down menu in the Creative Cloud app, and reinstall it again. If that doesnt solve the problem then unistall it once again and then run Adobe Cleaner before reinstalling InDesign again.

How do you restart InDesign?

The easiest way to reset everything is to delete the InDesign preferences: as soon as InDesign starts to boot hold down Shift, Alt, Ctrl (and Apple/Cmd if working on a Macintosh). A dialog will appear asking to delete the InDesign Preferences, select ‘Yes’ on this dialog.

How do you force quit InDesign on Windows?

To quickly force quit on Windows, use the keyboard shortcut Alt + F4. Make sure the app or program window is open when you click Alt + F4. You can also force quit on Windows by using the Task Manager or Command Prompt.

How do I clear Adobe cache on my computer?

Go to Preferences> Media Cache, click the Delete button next to Remove Media Cache Files.

How do I reset InDesign CC?

Start InDesign (e.g. by clicking the icon in your Windows task bar) and then press Ctrl + Shift + Alt. Click Yes when asked if you want to delete your preferences. InDesign will now start.