Cricut Design Space Issues

Cricut Design Space is the software platform used with Cricut Cutting Machines. This blog post is a list of some of the common issues along with some troubleshooting steps which may help get you up and running again.

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Installation issues with Cricut Design Space

If you run into issues installing Cricut Design space then here are a few things you can check.

  • Are you installing the latest version? If not you could go to the Cricut Website (Cricut Design Space) and download the most up to date version and then try again.
  • Do you have enough free disk space on your computer or device in the case of a smart phone or tablet.
  • A simple restart of your computer or device could clear things so this could be worth a try.
  • Make sure other applications are closed when trying to Install Cricut Design Space as they could be causing issues with the installation or preventing it altogether.
  • Check your device meets the minimum system requirements to run

Connection Issues with Cricut Design Space

If you are experiencing connection issues with your Cricut Cutting machine here are some things you can look at.

  • If you are connecting your Cricut machine via a USB cable, double check it is securely connected.
  • Try a different USB port on your computer.
  • If you are using Bluetooth, make sure Bluetooth is turned on and running on your device.
  • Check if you have the latest drivers and updates for your Bluetooth device.
  • A simple restart might help.

Issues with a Design or problems Uploading a Design

If you are encountering issues with a design or when uploading a design, see below for some troubleshooting steps.

  • Make sure the file you are using is in a compatible format. Ideally an SVG File will be available.
  • Make sure that if you have downloaded the file from a site such as ours, that you have unzipped it. For example the Free SVG Files on our site are zipped up and inside that Zip file are the actual files you can use with Cricut Design Space. See our guide on unzipping SVG files.
  • If the file fails to upload, can you open it in another application? If not perhaps the file is damaged and that’s why it cannot upload.
  • Make sure your connection to the Internet is stable and working correctly. It likely is if you don’t have other issues such as streaming on Netflix or using other websites.

This completes our very quick look at some common Cricut Design Space Issues. We hope you solve your issue and wish you luck if you are still experiencing problems.

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