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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Trying to update whatsapp but having insufficient storage

Recently I tried to update my whatsapp as it wont work unless and untill i update it. When i try to update it says "there is insufficient space on the device. I deleted all that I possibly could have ...
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insufficient space with space plenty available

My tablet has internal memory of 4g and external (not sd cart) memory 32g. When downloading apps stored only in the internal memory an nothing to the external. How to direct my downloads to the ...
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Phone is reporting using more space than the total available storage

I have looked at the various other issues regarding used space, but they seem different from my issue. I'm using Samsung Galaxy Ace 3, not rooted. The device has 4 GB internal memory in total, and yet ...
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why won't my apps go to sd card

I have a tablet that has little memory and I needed an sd card so I got one, but I still have 29 GB on the sd card and when I try to download an app it says insufficient memory because I ran out of ...
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How to invert mount of SDCard

I've Android 4.3 Build JLS356C rooted. It's a wiko WAX. I've three partition in my storage view: the Internal Storage 2Go, Phone Storage 500Mo and my SDCard 32Go. I use SD2link for passing the space ...
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What happens if I uninstall the Google Settings app?

My android device frequently runs low on free memory space. Can I delete the Google Settings app? I want to install a game but it is not installing what should I do?
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False “low on space” (internal storage) warning on HTC Incredible

A while ago, I posted another question here when I had plenty of free internal storage but was getting the following warning: Low on space: Phone storage space is getting low. The problem was ...
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Cannot install apps from Google Play Store due to insufficient space

I have an SD card which is 3 GB, but I only have 4 downloaded apps and the internal storage almost reach its capacity and thus yet I have an insufficient space problems.
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Phone storage too low, how to use internal

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini (with Android 4.1.2). It keeps getting low storage pop-up. So I went storage to see what's going on and it says something like this. Internal Storage 16GB total, ...
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“Storage Space Running Out” even though plenty of storage remains?

I've got a Samsung Galaxy i9000 equiv(T959) that has recently been showing "Storage Space Running Out". I have been running Cyanogen 10.1 for a couple of years without any problems, until now. But I ...
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Insufficient space - solution not working

I've looked at the solution for this and it doesnt work. Some information from my device Phone model V3+ Android version 4.4.2 Build number ALPS.JB3.MP.V1 Storage is set to SD card Preferred ...
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Installing Apps on External Sdcard jellybean 4.2.2

I am using jelly bean 4.2.2 on ti OMAP5 platform , I want to install application on external sdcard but even if a lot of space is free (more than 25MB ) . I am getting error "Insufficient Storage". ...
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Galaxy Tab 3: How to get it to make use of the MicroSD card?

I'm kind of a noob when it comes to Android tablets. Anyway, I have a Galaxy Tab 3 with only 16GB built it, and of course I've hit the point where I'm running out of space. So I bought a 32GB MicroSD ...
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I can't use the sd card to download apps

I just got a new phone but when I try to download something it says insufficient space but my sd card has plenty. How do I fix this?
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Insufficient Storage error on Installing or Moving apps in Android JellyBean (4.1.2)

First of all, I've read and applied all the methods adviced here. And couldn't ask any help by adding a comment in those threads just because of I don't have 50 reputation. So if this question will ...
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Cannot install Whatsapp - it says insufficient storage available

I just got a new android phone running 4.4.2 as an interim before I buy another phone. After factory reset, I tried to install Whatsapp. This was the first app that I tried to install and it failed ...
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whatsapp uninstallation

Our android phone Karbonn A111 has problems related to uninstallation of whatsapp. We had .the old version of whatsapp which was limited till 8th march and now we want to update it .But when we are ...
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my internal memory is empty but cant add new apps

Not enough storage when loading apps to my phone why is this and my internal memory is empty, also new 4gb memory card is brand new.
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Samsung galaxy S3 mini

I got the storage space running out icon on my phone. It said some functions may not work properly and that my device memory is full.. I had it for ages. I thought maybe if I got rid of photos it ...
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Can't download apps on Micromax A106 even though I have enough space

I am unable to download apps from the Play Store on my Micromax A106 even though I have space on the memory card and phone.
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InSufficient Space On The Device Android iOS [duplicate]

What should i do if this thing happen went i want to download any apps . I still have a lot of space inside my phone. InSufficient Space On The Device Android iOS
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Enough space, downloads most of the app, then says not enough space

So I'm trying to install a little game called Xcom: Enemy Within, Google Play store downloads most of the App- I'd say 99% at least...then it gives me an error and says there's not enough memory- I ...
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Envizen Tablet storage insufficiency

My tablet lists two internal storage sections, apart from the SD card slot. The first is 1g and full. The second is about 5g and pretty empty. I understand why I can't move certain things to the SD ...
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Is it safe to uninstall Google Play Services App?

I am using Andriod 2.3.6 Gingerbread for the last 3 years. For the last 2 months the "Google Play Services" app is taking too much memory, Now I want to uninstall it. Is it safe to do so? Does it ...
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Why do I have less system memory after I delete apps

After I delete an app I have less memory than I did before I downloaded the app. Are there any leftover files that are not deleted and if so how do I delete them. If I delete an app and try to ...
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Phone memory full and it shouldn't be

I have a weird problem with my android phone: for some reason, I'm getting a 'Low phone memory' error message, and before getting the message the phone was slow and unresponsive. I have 2 GB internal ...
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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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re-partitioning android phone's internal memory

I have a Micromax Unite 2 Android phone. The original internal memory was 8 GB, but now it shows me only 1.67 GB. I used a third party app to see what happened. It shows me unallocated space in 4 ...
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Is there a way to adjust the memory allocation to increase the allocation for apps?

I have an Mi Traveler Android model 10R2 tablet and I am continuously getting a "memory low" message. I have added a SD card and moved some apps to the card, but still get the same messages. In ...
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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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pictures takes too much storage despite saved on cloud

I have a storage problem and that is because my pictures and videos takes too much space. The thing is that all my pictures and videos are automatically loaded to Google plus. so why do they also take ...
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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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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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LG35G rooted, I used command prompt to edit the default storage location, yet its still downloading to phone memory?

I did everything the link said to do TWICE (Click here for link) Yet my phone (Its an older phone an LG35G) says when I try to download facebook or even Rock Hero that my brother wants to play it ...
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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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Not Enough Space?

So I have had my phone for about 4 months now and I have had this problem recently. When I go to download a app it says I dont have any space, so I check my storage and I have about 472MB left out of ...
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How much free storage does Android need?

How much free storage does Android KitKat need? I've noticed that when storage (not RAM) gets down to somewhere between 200 and 300MB, Android starts to complain that it will not be able to function ...
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Clearing logcat on HTC one X

I've faced with insufficient storage problem on my HTC One X (rooted, stock ROM 4.2.2, CWM recovery). I've solve this problem before on a Samsung device by dialing *#9900# then press Delete ...
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I'm getting OutOfMemoryError error when removing apps. How to resolve this?

I cannot update or remove any app because android reboots every time I try to do so. I've checked the problem using adb logcat *:E and I've found this: E/hawaii.gralloc( 1459): GRALLOC ALLOC flags ...
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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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Where did all these photos and videos come from?

My phone's memory is so full that it won't let me take or download pictures anymore. Also cannot download almost any app due to low memory. When I look at memory usage, most of it is used for photos ...
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How to see what is stored in System memory area?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7" tablet (Android 4.1.2, not rooted). I tried to install a big app recently and it failed because it said that I didn't have enough space. When I go into Settings > ...
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Insufficient storage when installing app on Android ICS phone

My Android ICS phone has 42MB available (according to Settings->Storage). I am not able to install some new apps (e.g. O2 wifi, size 4MB) or update some existing apps (e.g. TouchPal X, size 19MB) ...
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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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How to access internal storage after rooting?

After rooting samsung galaxy star pro S7262 I am not able to access internal storage(sdcard0). When I click on gallery it shows "There is not enough space (100 MB) in your device.Delete Some Files". ...
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Can't install .apk via adb to SD Card

Alright, so I've made an Android app that runs fine on the emulator from Eclipse, but I can't get it to install on my actual device. I connect my phone to my PC via USB(USB Debugging enabled), I've ...
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Cannot open Gallery to delete files, due to running out of space

I have a rather funny though annoying problem. I've filled the memory of my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 up with photos, videos, apps and offline maps, and now I have a "Not enough storage space" warning. I ...
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slow unusable nexus s

Samsung Nexus S, android 4.3.1, cyanogen 10.2.0-crespo, usable memory: 383MB I have this mobile for three years now. The phone seemed to work okay until ICS and it started to get worse with Jelly ...
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Moving Apps From Internal Storage To SD Card

I have a question. Is there a way I can transfer Internal Storage specific apps like Facebook or WhatsApp on my SD Card without rooting my phone etc. Though I would be happy if a app did the trick. ...
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“There is insufficient space on the device”--This is not duplicate [duplicate]

My mobile is Micromax Canvas HD Plus .It has 4 GB inbuilt memory and 16 GB external memory card.I have selected SD Card as default location to install apps but still when I try to install app from ...