The 'insufficient memory' error often occurs in connection with data sync or app installs when your device is running low on *internal* storage (i.e. phone, not the internal sdcard).

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Android tablet showing 0 internal memory storage

My Micromax Funbook pro has 8gb storage but in settings it shows 0 internal memory, therefore I can't install ANY apps at ALL. It was all fine until one day I woke up to see my tablet turned it on and ...
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Trouble managing internal storage

I'm new to Android and have a Nextbook tablet with 16G internal storage running Android 4.4 (KitKat). The storage has two partitions: just under 1G and a bit more than 12. I also have a 32G miniSD ...
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How can I tell whether usrdata.img is important

I have an MPIE707 phone that says it's running 4.3.0. Sometime last summer it overheated and said "take out the battery right now!", and I did without even shutting it down. Following that, the system ...
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Downloadin apps to SD card on Android GSM Model:GT9000

My phone has a whopping storage of 107MG and my SD card has 8GB. My phone won't let me download ANY apps to my SD card so I basically have nothing. How can I get them to download anything to my SD ...
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Regarding the “Error Downloading: insufficient space” error in the Google Play store [duplicate]

I've spent a long, long time searching for a viable, long-term fix for this problem; though I'm beginning to believe that Google Play (or Google Play Services) is to blame. I recently factory reset my ...
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Can I delete the files started by “dmesg_cp_boot”? [on hold]

Can I delete the files started by "dmesg_cp_boot" for Saving memory?
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Insufficient storage message when attempting to install app [duplicate]

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S2. I have been trying to download apps, but get the insufficient storage message even though I have enough space free. However, the internal storage is almost full (200 MB ...
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ZTE Midnight Memory [duplicate]

I just got a ZTE Midnight literally today and when I tried to download some of my favorite apps, it told me the memory was full. So I went in to see what was on my internal memory, and its already ...
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Not enough storage error when trying to update an app

I have a Nexus 4 with more than 500 MB free storage space: Click image for larger version Now I would like to update Chrome, but I get the error, that there is not enough free space to update it: ...
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Insufficient storage on Android Nextbook 8 with 8GB storage and an empty 16 GB SD card

I have Android Nextbook 8 tablet. It has 8GB storage and an empty 16GB SD card. However, it's telling me that it has insufficient storage. It's 2 days old and doesn't have much on it. I've deleted ...
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LowMemoryKiller is killing loads of system apps and forcing user space death, but “free” says there's plenty of memory

For some time I've had a problem, where crucial system processes were being force killed by LowmemoryKiller/OOM. Following help, I added a 500 MB swap file working natively a couple of days ago to ...
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swap internal sd card to external storage

I wanna make my external sd my internal one without having the need to use an app. So Instead of having 8GB of internal storage I want to have 64GB (taken from the micro sd card). It worked on my ...
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internal storage error

I hav my new htc desire 816g. Its been a month i hav been using it without any problem. But after i updated my software build no. To 1.24.720.001, i m hav this issue that there is "insufficient space ...
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Cannot use internal memory partition in my Nextbook 7 16GB tab

I have just purchased a Nextbook 7 16 gb tab. I have installed only a few apps and then got the message of "Insufficient Memory". I looked in the storage section and found the tab has TWO partitions ...
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How to delete SIM card messages in Kit Kat

How to delete SIM card messages in Kit Kat? Usually I get the SIM card is full error, but if I try to delete the messages I get the error Unfortunately, messaging has stopped. This is a Micromax ...
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Why can't I take pictures?

Every time I go into my camera it says "your storage is full" I've deleted apps I've deleted pictures and I've cleared data and cleared cache and everything so why can't I take pictures it and it ...
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“there is insufficient memory on the device” [duplicate]

Well my dad just bought some phone for me "x-touch ocean" and I've beeeeeen trying to download apps but it keeps saying "insufficient memory on the device" I tried deleting apps I already found in the ...
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My new unused 8 gig tablet only gives me access to 100mb of internal storage despite displaying 4gigs of free memory. Please help!

I have a new 8gig All winner a23 quadcore Android tablet. I have only a couple of apps installed, and my tablet is giving an insufficient storage space error. On inspection (photo attached) there are ...
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ram say large MB used [duplicate]

Hello i have Samsung galaxy S tow. 1 GB ram i run 325 MB of ram, when i calculate the MB of running program. but it say used 780 MB or over %85 of memory. my phone is very slow, how to fix it to ...
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How to download apps on 4gb storage so I can move it to the SD card?

I have a HTC Wildfire S, and it's only got 4GB storage. I have a 16GB mirco SD card, but I can't download things because I'm out of the 4GB space (I don't know how ... ), so I can't get them installed ...
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Resizing the internal storage partition

I have a phone which has 4GB internal memory. which is partitioned in "system ROM=878MB", "Internal=1.07GB", "Sdcard0=1.82GB" Now I want to add some of the Sdcard0 space to system ROM. Is it ...
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Move apps and its data to another internal partition

I have Lenovo A706 with 4GB Internal Storage, but it's split into 2 partitions. I already rooted my Android and moved several apps to another partition using Link2SD, but some of its data is still ...
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htc desire internal storage

My new HTC Desire only comes with 4 Gb space and I have an SD card in it also. Even though I make changes in my settings for all stuff to get put on my SD; my phone is still maxed out with something ...
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Device memory in Galaxy S2 vs Nexus 5

My biggest issue with Galaxy S2 that I currently own is "device memory" being limited to 2 GB. I don't have any music and rarely take photos, so I end up with lots of free space in "USB storage" (~10 ...
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Use SD card (or part of it) as internal storage

I recently rooted and installed CyanogenMod 10 on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7" tablet. My main purpose for doing this was to get rid of the bloatware that came with it so I could have more apps because ...
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cannot access Internal memory and SD card after changing vold.fstab [duplicate]

I am using Micromax Canvas Juice A177. Its internal memory was so small and whatsapp stores all downloaded files in internal memory it gets filled frequently. SO I tried to change internal memory to ...
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What space am I running out of when trying to install an app?

I am trying to install a new app that is around 2MB (owncloud client), but it fails with "Insufficient storage space...". From the above screenshot I can't find a partition (other than the few ...
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SAMSUNG GALAXY RING ANDROID 4.1.2

Hi I am getting a low internal storage warning on phone and my phone wont move anything to sd card. How can I safely root this phone or what are other solutions to this Annoying problem?
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storage space running out error?

So on my android tablet that I've had for about five months I'm getting an error in my notification bar that says storage space running out some system functions may not work. I don't know how to fix ...
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Rubbish storage

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini which I recently bought for my birthday. The lady in the shop informed me that the phone had a storage space of 16GB which was also as I was only allocated 8GB. The ...
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There is an error which tells me that there is insufficient place [duplicate]

When i gi to download apps on play store and click on accept terms.. There pops up an error which says that there is insufficient place on my device. There is 5gb internal storage and almost 1gb on SD ...
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Out of memory errors on S2. Safe to delete all dumpstate files?

My Android S2 is out of memory and unable to update apps. Specifically it is currently using nearly all of the paltry 2gb partitioned for apps. I'm reading that you can issue *#9900# in the ...
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Insufficient Storage Memory while installing apps

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 International Edition operating with CyanogenMod-SnapShot-M11 11-20141008 Build. Lately when I was trying to install some Apps like Google Now Launcher or Updating Facebook ...
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Insufficient memory notification when downloading apps but phone says I have 825 MB free [duplicate]

I keep trying to install apps (that aren't that big) and when I try to do so, it says 'insufficient memory' but when I go to my settings to look at how much space my apps are taking, it says I have ...
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SD card full, even though it's empty?

My phone wont open up the music app because i need to "free up space on my SD card" to start it, however i still have more than 2/3 of my space left? I've already deleted several text convos and over ...
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Galaxy S3 insufficient space

I've got a couple GBs worthof space and my internal and external SD storage are about at 25% full each. No matter where I try to download apps to, it says I've got insufficient space. I've already ...
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Insufficient memory even though I have free space [duplicate]

Whenever I download any application my phone shows insufficient memory even though there is 1 GB of internal memory available in my phone. What might cause this issue? And how can I resolve it?
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Insufficient device memory [duplicate]

my galaxy note SHV-E160S have 200 mb free device memory but still it donot even download 5 mb apps from play store and the warning message of insufficient memory displayed... Any so;ution???
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Insufficient Storage on Device [duplicate]

I am using an Alcatel One Touch on Jellybean 4.2.2. It says that 103mb is open on phone storage in the data screen in settings, and it says it has 154mb open on the device the applications menu. I ...
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Memory Space Help?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note (N7000) and am having trouble with the storage space, when on the 'Storage' page of 'Settings', it shows 3 storage methods: Device Memory - 1.97gb USB Storage - 11.08 ...
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ls: <filename>: Cannot allocate memory

I'm having out of memory problems with rsync in CYM11. However, I realized now that the problem is more serious. For some files, when I simply try to list one single file with name somefilename in the ...
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“Error while downloading <application_name>. There is insufficient space on the device” [duplicate]

When I am downloading the application from the Play Store, I am getting this message. "Error while downloading <application_name>. There is insufficient space on the device" I am using Sony ...
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I cannot take pictures because my phone says “your internal storage is running out of space”

I have over 7GB of internal space left on my phone yet it keeps telling me to delete files and pictures. I deleted all of my pictures and some big apps but it continues to tell me the same thing when ...
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Micromax Unite 2 A106, app installation error

When I'm installing an app it show internal storage insufficient space. But the internal SD memory has lots of space, approx 5gb free. Please give me a solution.
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storage problem phone isnt registering space correctly

My phone says i have low memory. in the storage use it says i have a toatal of 1.24 gigs that 71mb are free and 1.94 gigs are being used in downloads yes 1.94 out of 1.24. When i click om downloads it ...
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Cannot move app to SD card using Android Assistant in KitKat

I used Android ICS before, and the apps could be moved to SD card (or as it is called 'Phone storage') using Android Assistant. I bought a new phone with KitKat yesterday, but I cannot find the 'Move ...
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HTC desire 816 insufficient space error [duplicate]

I have an htc desire 816 that I just recently bought and it was fine at first but it stared giving me the error message that there was "insufficient space on the device" when I tried to download any ...
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Significance of Internal SD Card in Micromax phone

I have brought the Micromax A106 phone that has 8GB ROM. When I see the internals of the phone, the internal memory of the phone is partitioned in two ways - 0.98 GB as Phone Memory while 5.85 GB as ...
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I have over 2GB of internal memory and can't install or update some apps

I tried to search for some answer but couldn't find anything. I'm using cyanogenmod-11 on a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini. I am pretty sure I have enough space on the internal memory, but I still receive ...
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KitKat - How to identify the REAL size of apps (app + datas + …) to be able to install other ones

I had an iPhone for 4 years and I now have a Samsung Galaxy S5 running KitKat 4.4.2. I've started the migration from the one to the other downloading my prefered apps. I've just downloaded 40 little ...