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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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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What can I do to manage my phone's internal storage?

If you're not used to seeing the 'low on internal storage' notification, what is it that you're doing to keep your phone's internal memory from filling up so quickly? The 'SD Card and Phone Storage' ...
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My tablet is out of memory

image of my device storage My device storage (tablet s ) is full (16GB ) although the total size of all files and folders is much less (3 GB)][1] my tablet s is out of memory , the total size of all ...
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Have space but shows insufficient space on device

Hi i have micromax unite 2 in which i have put 16 gb external card and i have14 gb something free and something around 5 gb free in my phone storage than too it shows there is insufficient memory on ...
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I am having a problem with getting games from google play store

I have tried to get games like barbie and coloring games. But it shows an error message and it says that there is Insufficient space on my device.
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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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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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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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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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Missing storage on Tesco Hudl 2

I have a Tesco Hudl 2 running Android 4.4.2. I have 9GB of total storage. But little free, despite not using much. It shows a few GB in-use and 0.5GB free. The usage bar shows 80% available, but the ...
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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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Fix Google Play insufficient storage error without rooting my phone

This question is essentially the same as Google Play: Error downloading app - insufficient space, but I want to fix it without rooting my phone. Clearing Cache, uninstalling Google Play updates and ...
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Google Play: Error downloading app - insufficient space

After one of the latest updates (not sure if it was the last one or a previous one) of the Google Play app, I am having an error trying to update a large app (42MB). It says: Error Downloading . ...
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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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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 memory. First aids tried. Everything is tried! Pls help!

We have two phones with same problem. 1) Micromax Canvas A110 1GB RAM, 4GB Internal, 8GB EXTERNAL SD CARD Ice cream sandwich 4.04 LATEST PROBLEM: On rebooting( turning the phone and switching it ...
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Insufficient Storage Space problem

I have 53 MB of free storage on my internal Storage. But, still, when I am trying to re-install whatsapp messenger, (which is merely of 17.53 MB) after uninstalling it initially, it shows Insufficient ...
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Error in Play Store: Insufficient storage available

I'm using a Moto E. A while ago, my phone decided to show me the following message when downloading apps, despite me having around 300 Mb more than was required: Error while downloading (Insert ...
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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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Problem with internal memory of a S4 mini

I have 1 month old S4 mini with 32 gb of internal storage. . I have only installed 3 apps on it and now it tells me it has insufficient internal memory to install any more. I have 20 photos on it and ...
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Samsung Galaxy 2 Memory Problems

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 and it keeps telling me that I have low memory on the device. I have scoured the internet for answer but all roads tell me that I need to: clear cached data (which there ...
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partitioning internal meomory of android device

i restored factory settings on my Ajos tablet and in the process it renamed the internal sd to internal storage and now isnt supporting applications what can I do
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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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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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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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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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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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Internal storage fills up

I had a sony xperia C with a 16GB memory card... My internal storage kept filling up which made it unable to update or download any apps. The only apps i had was whatsapp and instagram. Sent my phone ...
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Get Rid of Google Play Services

I am using Micromax A80 with Android A80 from last two years. (Android Ginger bread, RAM of just 256MB) From last two weeks Google Play services application is taking too much memory and phone gives ...
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“Storage space running low. Some system functions may not work”

I have Sony Xperia v3 and I always get the error "Storage space is running low. Some system functions may not work." What should I do to solve this problem?
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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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I have 2 androids saving doc is my problem

I want to write a doc or text in my program that came installed on my devices and save it to my 32 gig micro sd that my tablet now recognizes. HOw do I do that?
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Space Issue on data directory Android using Galaxy Note

I am using Galaxy Note 1 and have 2GB of data directory in which i install and use thirdparty apps. But the data directory was almost always full, so I rooted my device to find out what was taking the ...
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How can I deal with “Low on Space” messages on my Android?

I keep getting the "Low on Space: Application data space is low. To free up" [the rest is cut off] message. I've moved every app I can over to the SD card, cleared the cache, compacted my K9 mail ...
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have enough space on memory card then also google play showing insufficient memory [duplicate]

Memory card is having enough space around 7 GB.then also while downloading apps Google play showing insufficient space. I have tried all the methods like shifting apps from internal storage to memory ...
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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 space running out. Some system functions may not work

In my Android in notification bar I see message Storage space running out. Some system functions may not work. When I check I see 188 MB free in device memory and around 10 GB in USB storage. I ...
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Can't install or update applications - “insufficient space”

For several months I have not been able to upgrade or install any application: when I try it says insufficient space on the device. At the moment it is also devoid of applications to optimize the ...
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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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HTC One model c525c, errors downloading from Play Store (491, 905, 915, and insufficient space)

Earlier this month I thought I had a virus so I factory reset my phone, which is rooted. I have been trying to reinstall my games, over 40 of them. Only have 6 of them now and my phone keeps telling ...
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Out of memory, will not turn on

My phone had shown a low storage warning for about a week or two and today I had removed the battery and attempted to turn the phone on again because it was glitching. However, when I tried to turn it ...
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Unable to download facebook app, though having a new SD card

I have an android gt9000 and I'm getting very frustrated because it won't let me download the facebook app and it keeps saying insufficient storage available but I only have one app downloaded and I ...
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Hudl 2 insufficient memory after installation

A while back I was going to install gangstar Vegas but half way through it come up saying insufficient memory. Ever since then it has said I have got 5gb worth of apps when in reality I probably have ...
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insufficient storage space when running updates on S4 mini

my s4 mini keeps trying to run an update but everytime I allow it to, a message pops up saying that I dont have the 539mb (or something like that) in my internal memory or sd card. But I have deleted ...
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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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insufficient storage. can't download apps

I have a blu Neo 4.5. I have 7 gigabytes on my sd card. My internal storage is filled up so I moved all apps to sd card and still won't let me. How do I fix it?
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Memory problem with phone

I have an SD card but still my phone says insufficient memory. I have move all my apps in my SD card but still no memory and i have set up my phone to install all my apps on my SD card. My SD card ...
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How do I get room in memory? I have tried to move apps

I have a 64gb SD card an my phones internal memory is full an it's not letting me download any more App's says I have insufficient space, how do I fix tht i have 64gb. I should be able to download ...
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Installing to SDCard by default

I would like to know whether there is a way to tell Android to install applications on the micro SD card by default instead of having to download applications to internal memory first and then having ...
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How can I tell whether usrdata.img is important

I have an MPIE707 phone running Android 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 got ...