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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E-mail (imap client) sync stopped because of low memory, and will not start again, even after freeing 60Mb

I have a Motorola XT303 running Android 2.3.6, and I use the email client (with an IMAP server). The email worked fine until two days ago: I tried to download an application that was too large for the ...
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Apps on SD Card taking up internal storage (

My phone has been claiming the impossible for a while (see screenshot). Namely, it claims that more internal memory is being used than is available, and hence it is rather difficult for me to download ...
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Why is my Nexus 7 taking up so much memory?

I had 2.2GB free on my Nexus 7's internal storage, then I decided to download a game that took up 1.55GB. Halfway through the download, it tells me that I have have insufficient memory and it stops ...
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Message Memory Full in Samsung Galaxy Young Duos & Screenshot transferring

I have a Samsung Galaxy Young Duos. I got it for Christmas in 2012 and recently it has begun to tell me i have insufficient storage etc. Today it told me " Cannot receive message, Device to full..." ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to use all the memory of Allview A5 Smiley

I bought some days ago an Allview A5 Smiley. I installed some applications and made some photos. Now, I saw that I can't install files bigger than approximately 200 MB because it is only free space on ...
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how do i move the setting to sd card for the downloading apps

My problem is, when I download apps in my mobile through playstore which is android it says insufficient space even tho I have space of 16 gb in memory card and the setting is also on ad sd card,it's ...
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My 8gb Tablet suddenly shrunk to 4gb

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 HAD 8gb worth of internal memory. I installed a lot of games. Suddenly I want to update a game and it says insufficient space, so I uninstall a lot of games. It still says ...
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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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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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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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*#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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Cant find the delete dumpstate/logcat on my Galaxy TXT (Y Pro, B5510)

My internal storage keeps running low, even though I keep removing apps, and I only have a handful of apps installed. I cant install updates anymore either for the ones I do have because of this. I ...
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Why does my phone think it's low on space?

Before downloading a 1.14GB app on my Samsung Galaxy Phone, I had 1.24GB free in my internal storage. Strangely, I wasn't able to download the app and I got a message saying "Low on space. Phone ...
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Internal storage space running low after rooting and deleting unwanted apps

I am currently using a Samsung Galaxy GT-I8190 (S3 Mini) running Android 4.1.2 and I rooted my phone in order to get more internal memory to my disposal. It worked, but only for a little while. Then ...
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Why is my Android phone always showing “contacts storage space is low”?

My Android phone is always showing "contacts storage space is low". Even if I delete all of my contacts in the phone, I still get this message, and I can't store any new contact now. What is more, my ...
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Android Unknown Memory Usage

I have been having a problem with my Android 2.3.3 Samsung Galaxy S, that it was shutting 2 essential applications down: messaging app and call protocol. I have been tracing the cause of that by ...
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Insufficient memory nfs most wanted

I have samsung galaxy ace plus s7500 with 1.8 GB available internal storage and 8GB memory card. I want to run NFS most wanted on it that take around 2GB of space. Could you please tell me a way to ...
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Internal Memory getting low despite apps are moved out using Link2SD

There might be similar questions. I don't want to open those old question. This is what I have done: I have rooted my phone. I have installed Link2SD. It was working good. Suddenly I started to ...
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HTC Desire Bravo low memory

It is constantly saying "Phone memory storage space is getting low" after I download app. Even if I move that app to SD (some apps cannot be moved) it is still low memory, about 18mb of 156mb. How to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Phone storage low on my LG-L38C

I'm not Android Phone literate, so bear with me please. I own an LG-L38C. Storage: Total space: 1.00GB Available Space: 795MB System Memory Used: 155MB Free: 2.92MB SD Card Total Space: 3.63GB ...
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how can i fix a full text memory?

I cant text people anymore because my phone tells me it has a full text memory.I deleted a lot of old texts and the same thing keeps happening!I deleted an app and tried to delete another but now my ...
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insufficient internal storage problem

I have a problem of “insufficient space on the device” error on Micromax Canvas Gold (A300). It comes with 32GB internal storage and there is option to extend storage using external sd card. ...