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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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 ...
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I have enough memory but I can't install anything! [duplicate]

When I try to install an app that is 13 mb it is downloaded but when the part of the installation comes it can't be installed it says I don't have enough space. I tried downloading the apk file of ...
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Delete dumpstate/logcat without dialer

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5110 wihtout SIM nor dialer app. It's gone out of memory so I'm trying to delete the log files which I suspect can be occupying about 1 GB. The issue is that I ...
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No storage left on LG Optimus phone!

Please help! I own a LG Optimus phone, running android pp Verizon service. I also use avg cleaner everyday. But my phone will still say I don't have room to download apps. I don't really have any ...
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Cm12.1 Thinks My Apps Storage Is 1Gb Where It Should Be 3Gb

Hello and please bear with me, I did read the insufficient-memory tag and other related posts and couldn't find something that seems to explain my particular problem. In my device I get "Storage ...
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Insufficient storage available but have enough space

I read all other questions of "Insufficient storage available" but none of solution works for me. I have Samsung Galaxy S3 (GT-I9300). I have 5GB free space on internal memory. A couple days ago ...
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Using 64GB SD card, yet Play Store doesn't install apps because of insufficient memory

I am using Android 5.0 with a 64GB SD card and I have approximately 500MB of memory left in the internal storage, but I am unable to install apps from Play Store on account of "insufficient memory ...
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What Google Apps can I disable?

I'm using a Kitkat 4.4.4 based phone (Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3) For the most part I don't use G+ or Maps or most of the Google apps provided. But I do prefer documents being backed up, so I've ...
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Why do I get an 'insufficient storage' error when trying to install apps when I have sufficient storage?

When I try to install anything through the Play store, I get a pop-up saying I have 'insufficient storage', with a button which takes me to view my current used storage. According to that program, I ...
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Inconsistence when showing internal memory size

I've done a lot of research trying to deal with 'absurd' 'not enough internal storage' errors when updating my apps on my Huawei Ascend P7. I've got those messages although I've got over 2 GB free. I'...
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Have unrooted Samsung Galaxy 10.2 Tablet. I want to delete files, wondering if I can do it with USB cable then use Explorer to maintain files?

Have an unrooted tablet, a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.2. Memory is getting tight on the tablet itself and my card is 64GB with most still available. I saw the answer using logcat built-in utility to delete ...
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Why won't my tablet use it's available space?

My tablet has more than 500MB of available space but every time I try to download a game, no matter if it's 20MB or 100KB, it always say "insufficient storage" then I have to uninstall one of my games ...
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Insufficient space on my Vivo Y22

I know this question has been asked many times, but I couldn't find a suitable answer... My Vivo Y22 has 3.62 GB for the external storage, but I only have 2.56 GB for my system space. I didn't know ...
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Need more memory in micromax Canvas colors 2

I have my one year old model of micromax Canvas colors 2. As many of you may know, it has limited internal memory, So I cannot install app which are only stores in phone memory. I have to install so ...
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Why can't I download an App in my MyPhone

I have my MyPhone A919i Duo for the past 2 years. I usually use it for only music, videos, photos, games and book apps. But when the storage is finally filled, I dealt with it for almost a year. Then ...
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Cannot modify micro SD

I have a silicon power microSDHC card (16 GB class 10). The memory there has two partitions: 14GB FAT32 1GB EXT2 Both are primary partitions (For use link2sd app in android). This worked correctly ...
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Storage help on galaxy s4

I had a SD card in my phone that was really small...I went to the store to get a larger one so I would have more storage. A lot of my apps and such were on the old SD card. I backed up my phone prior ...
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I have factory reset my phone, there is almost a gb of app installation space

My 16gb SD Card got corrupted today, so I lost all of my data as I was unable to format it. The real problem is, I also factory reset my phone just now, so there is 16gb internal memory amd 1.5gb ...
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Internal Memory Full,

My Motorola G 4G (XT1072) is full (4.6 Go) whereas the used storage is only 1.4 Go. I get messages of 'low internal storage' with and without the SD card. I tried several 'storage analysis' apps, but ...
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Cant install apps

I have free memory of about 24 mb left . When i install apps as small as 1 MB it says insufficient memory. I tried many times but the problem persists. I have rooted my mobile too.
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storage space of system is showing insufficient

I have an Oppo R2001. it has three storages: system, phone and external SD. I have enough space in phone and SD but only 40MB in system storage. When I am trying to install an app of 24MB my mobile is ...
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Play store show only insufficient storage only after downloading

I have galaxy y dous .When I download apps from play service it shows insufficient storage only after download completes.After that even when I remove some app I have download app again to install.Is ...
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move apps to internal memory from system memory?

I have LG e405. How do i get downloaded apps /any app from system/phone memory to goto internal memory?there are heaps more that i need to know but most apps and things seem to have disappeared from ...
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ADB version of these terminal emulator instructions?

I have the "Insufficient storage" bug on my Moto G X1032. This answer fixes it with the terminal emulator app, which i can't install. They recommend performing the following commands in adb if that's ...
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Confused by 5 times same data on phone

I have the same data in the following maps: /mnt/sdcard /sdcard /storage/emulated/0 /storage/emulated/legacy /storage/sdcard0 /storage/ext_sd empty /storage/usb empty /sdcard2 empty It ...
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Insufficient Space to install new app…!! Even when i have 2.10gb space remaining

i have Motorola Electrify m and whenever i install app it says "Insufficient space please clear up some memory" bt i have 2.10 gb free space in my phone memory. This issue have come up after i have ...
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“Insufficient Space” even though memory shows 90% available.. [duplicate]

When downloading an app the above message keeps occurring I reset the phone in the past year 5 times to factory settings... This only seems to allow less app memory on each of the resets... How can I ...
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ASUS Phone showing incorrect memory

Recently, I bought my ASUS phone online. There, it stated that the phone had 16 GB of internal memory and 4 GB RAM. So, I just downloaded some apps, and when I was ready to transfer some music from my ...
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Why can't I save apps into my SD-card?

I have a problem with my lenovo S750. When I want to download something the system says: Memory Full, Not enough storage space It's really frustrating since I cannot use the android at all! ...
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Insufficient memory message in error

I have a brand new 32GB SD card barely used, my phone even shows that it has 31.23GB of storage available, however when attempting to download an app it says I do not have enough memory. I have double ...
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Nextbook8 with KitKat 4.4.2 insufficient storage

My Nextbook is saying "running out of space and some functions may not work.." I only have a Game, Facebook app and messenger app apart from the pre-loaded ones. I've cleared caches, moved some data ...
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Can't download this app even though I have more than enough storage

I can't download an app that is 155mb large even though I have 1.7 gb of space left in internal storage and 600+ in external storage. Everytime I try, it says that I do not have enough space. Apks ...
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Why used internal memory is greater than total size of apps?

My phone reports 131MB internal memory use but when I add up the sizes of all apps in internal memory, it doesn't add up even to 100MB. I don't have any media whatsoever in the phone. What is the ...
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My phone says I have 7 GB of apps but I only have 3 GB

I am using Samsung Galaxy S4 and I am running low on space. When I checked my apps list it says I have 7 GB of apps, but when I used Memory Map, it says I am actually using 3 GB of space. I've ...
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Getting “Storage space running out” message in Galaxy S4; *#9900# does not show any menu

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4. I am getting the "Storage space running out" error message in my notifications bar, and some applications have quit working or updating. None of the usual solutions I've ...
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How to install kitkat in oppo?

I bought a smartphone in China, is an OPPO r5, the smartphone has the following settings: 4 GB RAM Android version: 4.4.2 Kernel version: eight core MT6592 Compilation number: MTK 6592 Personal ...