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 to adjust the threshold for the “storage low” event?

There's almost no Android user (and certainly no regular visitor of our site) who hasn't heard of the "insufficient storage" error – or even experienced it him/herself. That there must be at least 10% ...
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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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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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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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Low space On my Android

I have a LG android and I bought a sd card because I would always end up with insufficient space. I have gone through all apps and moved to sd card when it would allow. I still have so much space on ...
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insufficient storage when installing a new app

when I try to install an app which requires 22MB, it fails because of insufficient storage. I check my system, it shows 652MB free internal storage, 251MB free SD card storage, and 460MB free RAM, ...
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Insufficient Storage problem in Android x86 Live Version

I made a bootable Android x86 Live USB drive to use android in my computer, I used live version (without installation) of Android x86, it runs fine. The problem is that I am unable to install new apps ...
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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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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 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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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 this....
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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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Google Play-services using more than 700mb

I'm trying to solve an issue with the Google Play Services. It is using too much storage, currently more than 700mb. See screenshot, it keeps increasing until there is no storage left. Currently I ...
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My Android phone is full, what can I do?

I have 4G of internal memory and my phone keeps saying that it is full. I have put a 32G sd card but I cannot move the system applications onto it. What can I do now to make it seamlessly work? I ...
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Where my free space have gone?

I've recently noticed that my free space on 32Gb external sd card disappeared. Then I noticed that folder LOST.DIR was about 10gb so I deleted it. Now, after two days there's only 27mb left on sdcard, ...
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How to set SD card as default storage/move apps on 4.4.2?

It's not as simple as it seems, I think. I bought a brand-new android phone then a few days later the internal storage was full. So I went to but a brand-new SD card. I popped it in and it said "...
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in storage analyzer, total of internal storage is 4.07 GB and free is 341 MB. but when I continue analyzed, data used is 28.29 MB

I can't update my apps and download new apps due to unsufficient storage. It supposed I have more free data. I have delete thumbnail, clear cache, less of apps. Please help me. Storage / This ...
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Swapping External SD Card Memory with Internal Memory on Android Lollipop

I own an Xperia M2 D2303, and I'm on the latest Lollipop build (see footnote). I've followed this tutorial but to no success since it'd seem Sony has changed the memory address (previously on Kitkat ...
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Low memory Samsung Tab S 16gb .Studio files

I have a Galaxy Tab S with 16gb but am running out of memory. I've installed a 128gb card and moved and deleted everything possible. But I notice that in miscellaneous files 1.69gb are taken by ...
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“Insufficient storage” on samsung tablet+what happens when you uninstall updates google play store

So I've scoured this site and can't find anything that works. I've tried clearing the cache and loads of other things. Only thing I haven't tried is uninstalling updates. My tablet is not rooted or ...
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storage running out galxy tab 2

I have a galaxy tab 2. The 7' which has 8 GB internal memory plus I have a 24gb SD card. I moved many of my apps to the SD card. I un-installed a bunch of games, "turned off" a bunch of the pre-...
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the eternal “insufficient storage” problem

As I told in the title, I have an "insufficient storage" problem on my tablet, storage shows nearly 400mb free space, I cleaned the cache in all possible ways (with avg cleaner, manually in the ...
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How to change default application storage in android jellybeans

Hi i'm using Samsung Galaxy Core I8262 with android 4.1.2. As phone storage is full i cant install new application without deleting the previous ones.I need to change it to external SD Card.I have ...
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Videos in Internal Storage occupying some space but no data found in actual of Andriod Mobile

I always getting out of memory error for my android phone.I moved all data to SD card but still showing like some videos/audio/images occupied space in internal memory. But when i searched for them i ...
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How to backup app settings from an unrooted kitkat phone?

The main purpose of this is to really have a copy of my Clash of Clans progress. I uninstalled my Google Play Services before to be able to install the game. Now I do not have enough storage space to ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...