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 storage - The device does not have enough space to download…” error only when downloading a language pack in Swiftkey

I'm always getting this error message when trying to download another language pack in SwiftKey: Insufficient storage - The device does not have enough space to download [language]. Consider ...
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When i factory reset my phone, does it restore my phone data and my mobile data?

My phone is running out of space, and even when I delete someone my things, it is still low space
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Micromax A111 Doddle

My phone is showing storage full low on memory. I have tried everything deleted everything from internal storage pictures app cache. there is nothing left. Is file explorer is showing internal memory ...
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8+ GB of misc files? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out what I can delete without completely wrecking my phone (S5). I have .apk files, TunneyBrowser, .thumbnails, .face ... all sorts of files I can't tell if I need, or not. ...
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cannot open gallery to delete photos [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S 2 and I cannot open the gallery app I just get a message saying " not enough memory , delete some items " but although I would like to delete some items as suggested ,the ...
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LG Bello 2 missing move to SD button in App Settings

I have an LG Bello 2 running Android 5.0 The internal memory is full and I want to move apps to SD but the button is missing. Now my Xperia C4 and M4 have this button so I know that this is not an ...
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How to determine the amount of app space available?

I have recently experienced the "Can't install app in default location" error (code -20), despite 700 MB still free on my phone (no SD card present). Having googled and read, I now know that not all ...
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Internal storage insufficient storage problem

I have a Lenovo Android phone with 8GB of space, but I can't download, upgrade or even store more apps. It tells me that I have insufficient STORAGE
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Less storage space left after android system updates

I use a moto e first gen with android 5.1 currently. It initially had about 1.5 GB internal memory for usage. But after updating android system thrice,I currently have only 256mb left. I have moved ...
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i have a samsung alpha. where the memory is full and storage space running out.. but it gets complicated

I have a Samsung Alpha.35gb – and I'm not the most mobile savvy person. Recently I keep getting 2 messages, one saying 'device memory full' (unable to receive sms/mms messages) and the other tells me ...
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Effective storage ridiculously small since Marshmallow update

I have been using a 16GB HTC One M8 for the last two years with no major hiccup (although I met the infamous infinitely growing .thumbdata file taking 8GB from my storage just because, fixed with a ...
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Is it safe to delete .thumbdata3 file?

I have this file inside DCIM on internal memory. It takes up a lot of space and I'm getting short of it. So I checked what is taking that much space and found out this file alone takes space upto a ...
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Can't update or install apps from my Tecno H7 playstore

anytime i try to update or install an app from the playstore i am told my device storage is insufficient. Yet i have 329mb free internal storage and 5gb free external storage. I have set my default ...
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Micromax Canvas Gold A300 “out of space”

Whenever I try to install an app, my device displays the error message "out of space", even though I have 16gb of free space. I have deleted all odex files, uninstalled all large games, and cleared ...
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Why won't my internal storage warning go off?

well I tried all the things you all have said to do, I erase my cached data all the time and a few days ago could just erase a picture here and there and it would go away. But the past few days I have ...
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Available space is more than total space on the memory card

I recently purchased a 16 GB memory card. But my android shows available space is more than Total Space and when I try to install a new app it says insufficient memory. Total space: 8GB. Available ...
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App wasn't installed after 100% downloaded on play store due to insufficient storage

After a completion of my update,that app was not installed on my phone due to insufficient storage.I don't have SD loop Card and that app which I have updated recently was lost. Any idea? or Do I have ...
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Insufficient storage error ? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo a5000 and my problem is that I got a new external sd card. I think about 16 GB now I downloaded like two apps then it said insufficient storage which is weird because I have like 15.74 ...
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my Android “insufficient storage” problem

I've seen so many people talk about how to fix this issue by clearing a cache or what not in the phone. What I've been experiencing is kinda different. I recently swapped my 2gb micro SD card with a ...
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Android S4 running out of storage space [duplicate]

What safe files can I remove in order to gain storage space. My emails are not being viewed unless I delete Misc. Files.
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insufficient storage even with marshmallow sd card formatted for internal space and plenty of space

When I try to install an app from the Play Store I am getting the "insufficient storage" message but I have 20 GB free on my SD card that is formatted for internal storage. I am using a Moto G 2nd ...
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Does clearing Chrome appdata delete all the currently opened tabs?

My phone has a low memory problem, so I have to periodically clear the app data of some apps which makes them act like I just installed it. Currently I have many open tabs (100+) in my Chrome ...
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How can I move apps to SD on non-adopted Marshmallow storage?

Everyone seems to be getting excited about Marshmallow's adoptable storage feature, but to me it seems like a major regression. There can be several reasons for not adopting external storage: When ...
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Internal memory on my Android is full: even after factory reset (and no apps downloaded). What can I do?

I can download apps of up to 16 MB or so but that's about it. I can't free up enough space to download a single "big" app like Facebook. And it's weird because my phone was able to download this app ...
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no storage error message

Ok so I'm getting an error message when I go and try to install anything. My storage spaces are named flash says 8 gigs total space available, internal memory 0.00gb apps (app data & media ...
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storage space running out, wont let me download anything

My phone says that I am running out of storage. when I try to download an App to get rid of some of it, it just keeps telling me that I have insufficient storage
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Insufficient memory with my andriod phone [duplicate]

I have 16GB SD card but I still get the message insufficient memory when I want to download any app.
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insufficient storage on htc

I recently purchased an HTC Desire 510 ever since I got it I have had issues with not having enough space. I had a 5gig SD card that I was using and it still seemingly wasn't enough space even though ...
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Insufficient storage space available in System partition when installing pico OpenGapp

I'm using Android 6.0, CM nightly built on 07/Feb/2016 for Oppo Find7. Everything was okay before I upgraded recently, I couldn't boot, so after awhile of attempting to re-install every possible ...
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I need help with some running outspace [closed]

am using samsung grand i9082 think is a copy because he have 23mb internal storage help me to increase my storage because i have 8Gb sdcard but can't help with running outspace plz help me fix the ...
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Sony Xperia M4 Acqua insufficient memory

I recently bought a Sony Xperia M4 Acqua device. Its memory is only 8 Gb large, so I installed an SD card. The problem is partially solved, since I get messages from various apps that the memory is ...
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insufficient space although of available space!

My tablet shows "insufficient space" error message whenever I install new apps (Clean Master) although it has enough storage! Default write disk: phone storage Internal storage 3.87GB: available ...
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Why expandable memory slot is not given in many phones?

There are many good mobile phones are available in the market who have only internal memory. Why biggest manufacturers such as apple, Xiaomi and even Google nexus are not giving memory expansion ...
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Device confusing internal storage with external storage

Ok! I'm going to try my best to explain this but it will be hard because it's sort of confusing. It's confusing to me in the least so it's hard for me to explain. Device: Proscan PLT1066 Andriod ...
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GALAXY S6: Can't Install APK, not enough storage: 46.6 GB free. HELP?

I have a Galaxy S6 64gb variant with 46GB of memory left. Whenever I try to install an APK file from somewhere other than the play store, a message pops up saying "OUT of space :APP NAME: couldn't be ...
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How can I download apps from play store directly to my external SD card?

So my phone is an Alcatel One touch that has about 1.88 GB of internal storage, I downloaded about 3 apps and the memory isinsufficient. Obviously I bought a 16 GB external SD card, the problem is the ...
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Google play reports insufficient memory despite being able to install apps from F-Droid

I have a Motorola Photon Q running CyanogenMod 12.1 (Android 5.1.1). I've read through all the questions listed in the insufficient-memory wiki, and none of them have helped me so far. Whenever I try ...
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How to move /data from internal storage to external SD card?

Apologies if this question was already asked. Is it possible to move the /data directory to the external SD card? I want all apps, app data, downloads and files to be automatically saved to the ...
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Android internal storage is showing less than actual size

I have a Samsung Galaxy Grand GT-I9082. The phone has 8GB internal storage. If I go to Setting → Storage, I see that the total storage is 8 GB and the available storage is 14 MB. I have ...
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Storage nightmare

I've known my phone's been pretty full for a while (mainly music, which is seemingly impossible to save to my SD card), but the equalizer on the music app I use recently started acting up. I went onto ...
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Does Android swap out memory used by foreground services?

Looking at an Android KitKat device made by LG, I see that an app called Software Update is always running as a foreground service (100). That service occupies a significant amount of memory. From ...
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Why can't install 15MB app when I have 180MB free?

I want to install an app from Google Play, where it's said it has 14.99MB. However, when I click on Install, it says "Insufficient storage". When I click View Storage, there says 180MB available. ...
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Internal memory issues

So I have a ZTE obsidian (z820) running lollipop 5.1 and I have a 16gb micro SD card in it. There is no way to root this phone that I have found after weeks of searching, and I need to move my apps ...
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My internal Storage is being divided. [Insufficient Storage]

And this makes my tablet instal all apps on the partition that keeps the OS. Which is only 1 Gb big. The other Partition is 13 Gb but doesn't get any of the big files. No matter what I tried I can't ...
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SD card has 81% free space but says insufficient space for App2SD (native, Huawei Honor 4X)

I have downloaded OLX app and presently it is in internal memory. When I try to move this app to SD card it says "Insufficient space. Can't move to SD card". Please help. I am using Huawei Honor 4X ...
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Insufficient storage on tablet says it has 12gb used when only used 2

My brother wants to download an app on his tablet yet it says he has insufficient storage so i went to his storage where it has picture then the amount it takes up and downloads and apps and so on yet ...
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Samsung Note 2 system keeps eating memory

Just yesterday, my samsung note 2 started acting up. It started saying that there is not enough memory. I started deleting apps and pictures and videos but it still says there is not enough memory. I ...
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How to move apps

How can I have LG e-612 running on jelly bean. Without apps it gives proper performance. When I'm trying to install apps from play store they get installed in internal memory. Phone is slow and ...
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ERROR : I have enough memory but showing Insufficient storage; can't install app

I am using Moto E(1st Gen.), updated to Lollipop. Now my internal storage 235mb free, I try to install hike messenger app. Which has only 16.78 mb, But, when I try to install am getting an ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 says “Storage Space Running Out”…Help!

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, says: Storage Space Running Out; Some Functions May Not Work. I purchased a 32 GB SDHC card to see if it would help. I just opened up the SD card and inserted it. It did not ...