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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Insufficient memory notification when downloading apps but phone says I have 825 MB free

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

so This has been happening for a while now. I've plenty of space (a couple GBs worth)& my internal & SD external storage are about at 25% full each. No matter where I try to download apps ...
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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”

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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device storage full :'(

When I installed folder mount app, the app said to reboot. After rebooting the app didn't work, so I uninstalled it. After that when I tried to install an app my device said there was insufficient ...
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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 ...
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New Message error message, PHONE STORAGE IS FULL, but it's not

I have a user who receives the "Phone storage is full." message when trying to create a new text message. It appears immediately when clicking "New Message". However the user has like 20GB free on ...
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Insufficient memory error in google playstore even though i have enough space

Recently i changed my sd card from 2gb to 8gb and now i can neither download nor update any apps from google playstore . It shows "Insufficient space on device" even though internal 1.5gb & ...
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Memory Issues On My Huawei G610s [duplicate]

Recently I've been having problems on Huawei G610s. Recently I've been having a problem. I had storage problems in the past but recently i cleaned up my phone and changed my default storage to SD Card ...
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Low internal memory led to installation error

OK, so this is the problem. I own a lenovo idea tab A3000, with no SIM cards inserted( that results in impossibility of using a dial pad) but rooted. Android version 4.2.2 . Like many other users, I ...
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''insufficient space on the device'' – but my sd card has plenty space?

I bought my Android phone a month ago (a Prestigio 3350 Duo) and installed maybe 5 apps on it, so according to the memory card I have almost 2 gb of free space, and 28 mb on internal storage. But when ...
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LG P760, insufficient disk space, help please

I have an LG P760 updated to the latest available by LG version. The last couple of days I cannot update the installed apps with the known error of insufficient disk space, although it was supposed ...
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Missing “move to SD” on HTC Desire 310

So, I bought this phone some time ago, an HTC Desire 310, which should have 4GB of internal memory, of which 2GB actually available to the user. On the phone I also installed an 8GB SD card for ...
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Error - Insufficient storage - Nexus 7

Device: Nexus 7 (2013 WIFI) ROM: AOKP_FLO_KITKAT_NIGHTLY_2014-07-31 Rooted: Yes Recovery: TWRP (Not sure if this is needed) I am posting this because I recently started getting "insufficient ...
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Insufficient memory notification when downloading apps [duplicate]

Every time I try to download apps, it starts downloading and then it stops and shows a notification saying *"error downloading there is insufficient memory on your device but I've already deleted some ...
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How to make Android run faster? [closed]

I am completely depressed with Android, I can't remember having to deal with such a slow and cumbersome OS since I used Windows 97. Literally, I have to re-install Android every month (reset to ...
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“Low Memory Space” but my space is plenty [duplicate]

As of right now i have 144mb on external, and 44 on internal. But i can't download a 8mb app? I fixed it once but i had to do a lot of stuff to it and I'm only 14 so yeah not a tech wiz. Its getting ...
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not able to download apps in Micromax Unite 2

I recently bought a Micromax Unite 2. I can't download any app from the Play Store. In Settings->Storage>default write disk, I have selected as Internal SD card. The SD card it shows 5gb as ...
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Apps cannot be installed due to low memory, although plenty is there

A friend of mine has a Samsung Galaxy S2 with 16 GB of internal memory and a 8 GB SD card. I have installed Cyanogen Mode 10.1.3 (Android 4.2.2) a while ago with the Google Mobile Services. It seems ...
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Error:Insufficient Memory in External Storage

I bought Gangstar Vegas, then, after trying to install it, an error popped up stating that I had insufficient memory on my External Storage. I already have a 16GB Micro Sd Card in my phone... Why isnt ...
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Android 4.2.1 - Operating System Storage is occupying too much space

Dunno if this is a proper question to ask here, my problem is about the storage of my android on the internal memory. I have 16gigs of sd card, 16 gigs internal storage as well, but I am seeing this ...
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Play Store 4.9.13 insufficient storage error and icon issues

I've been having issues with the Play Store's recent 4.9.13 update on my Blu Dash 4.5. Every time I try to install or update any app that is more than 1 MB, I keep getting an "insufficient storage" ...
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Install applications with “Insufficient storage available”

I have 1GB internal memory (~100MB free) with a 32GB SanDisk SD card (lots free), and a permanent "Storage space running out" warning. When I try to install new apps, it always tells me "Insufficient ...
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Galaxy Ace 2 won't display images due to lack of memory?

I have a Samsung Galaxcy Ace 2, and it doesn't display images due to lack of memory, as it says. When I open the gallery app, it says "There is not enough space (__ mb) in your device memory. Delete ...
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Internal storage still being used despite of sd card

I have a 4 GB micro sd card mounted in my Micromax Bolt A58. But, whenever I install some apps, it shows "not enough storage space". I went to the settings and set the default download location to ...
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Why is the phone saying I have not enough memory on external device if I have internal as default?

Ok guys, so I was downloading apps today. I own a 2GB SD Card which only has 2 GB left, so I decided to use Phone's internal 2 GB. Tho I changed the settings to make Internal Storage default, Google ...
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Why is my Android not letting me install apps for 1GB limit?

With a phone of 1 GB internal memory, I am able to install apps for less than 700 MB. More than that I get the insufficient memory alert. Storage shows Total space 0.98 Another phone of the same ...
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How move applications from built-in memory to SD-card without root access?

I have Sony Xperia M. It has 4GB of built-in memory, however I see only 2GB))) The fact of applications can be installed only in built-in memory upset me very much. I do not play any hard games. ...
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Cleaning up Samsung S2 memory

When I use the application manager, I see that 1.8GB are occupied out of 2GB available. This of course causes issues when installing apps and brings up a warning notifications that some system ...
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Im trying to download apps but it says insufficient storage but I have plenty of storage and an sd card [duplicate]

I try to download apps like Vine and other apps but, it continuously says insufficient storage and I have an sd card and enough internal storage to download. It makes me angry. Please help, I need ...
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Is it possible to change mount points of internal storage?

I have an off-brand rooted tablet built on MT8389 with 8GB internal memory. The problem is that manufacturer partitioned this in some weird way making /data folder mounted to a partition that is only ...
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Insufficient space message when downloading applications [duplicate]

I am using a Huawei y210d, and when I try to install any app, after downloading I get an insufficient space warning. Can anyone tell me how I can solve this problem?
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Not Enough Storage on Galaxy Note 2

My Galaxy Note 2 has "not enough storage" warning but actually I just format the device two days ago and currently i just use 20% out of storage of device. How can i solve this problem?
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*#9900# doesn't work in 2.3.3 any alternatives?

I have insufficient interval memory due to large system files. I have tried *#9900# but there is no option to delete the dump state or logcat files on 2.3.3. What other methods can I use on a non ...
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Install All Apps on SD card On Micromax Unite 2 [duplicate]

Recently i bought Micromax Unite 2, its a good phone but what problem I am facing is that it comes with internal storage of 4 GB and has external storage and I am using 8GB SD Card. Under storage it ...
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Storage space running low [duplicate]

My Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo is saying that my storage space running low and I cant download any more apps. It's saying to delete files or photos. I have also deleted apps and files and it has not ...
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Pendivre USB OTG on Nexus4?

Does Nexus4 supports a use a USB pendrive (up to 64Gb)? If yes, with the USB OTG is I can navigate in the folders of the pendrive from the smartphone? Is it possible to copy file from pendrive to N4 ...
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Save Applications to SD Card

I recently purchased an LG Optimus F6 Android phone. Apparently it only has just over 1GB of internal storage, and after having installed just a few apps during a lunch break, the phone was already ...