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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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False “Internal memory space is low” on tPAD - need a root access

A friend of mine has a chinese Teclast tPAD with Android 2.3.1. After some time of usage we start to get system notification "Internal memory space is low". Yet there are tons of free space in all ...
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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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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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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. 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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Directly storing apps in SD Card

So I bought an 'Swees' Android phone recently, with ~150mb Internal storage + 4gb External SD Card. I downloaded Android SDK manager on my mac, installed necessary packages and ran the 'adb' file in ...
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insufficient storage on my device

So I have an LG g Vista and I have 6 apps on my phone. I do not have an sd card. Every time I try to update apps or download apps it say "there is insufficient space on this device." why does it do ...
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Insufficient Space on Mobile Device

I have searched for an answer to my question because many others have asked this before me - but i guess i have to find more creative answers because all the given answers don't really work for me. I ...
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Insufficient storage space

My Samsung has 4 GB of internal memory. 1.7 GB is the Operating System 26 MB cache Used space is 2.95 GB So I go into used space and 1.16 GB is Apps and few MB is audio and downloads. I also have ...
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Not enough space when trying to move apps to SD card on my Samsung Galaxy S Advance

I have an awful Samsung Galaxy S Advance (GT-I9070), with the original firmware I9070XXLQL from Samsung, having Android 4.1.2, kernel 3.0.31-1485715. I have the following problem: I can't move ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Internal Storage 0B,Data wipe,Cache wipe Failed

I have a THOMSON MID 1002 tablet. I flashed the stock ROM twice successfully a long ago. Now, I've faced the following problem all of a sudden- Whenever I shut it down, it restarts and resets the ...
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Is it possible to re-partition internal memory for just sdcard in place?

So I have been playing around with my android tablet and I have come to the realization I know just enough about what I am doing to be extremely dangerous, so I figured I should stop and get ...
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After moving app to SD card, the data are still stored in internal storage

I have an app installed in SD card, but the data are still take place in internal storage. My Android shows me I have SD card data 131MB, however, this amount of MB seems to be in my internal storage ...
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Phone not recognizing internal memory

I've recently just updated my Samsung S3 to liquidsmooth ROM, but now my phone says there is insufficient memory for other applications even though in the memory management area it shows 12GB being ...
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I downloaded Some App. But it was not installed. Still It is consuming memory

I am using Asus Zenfone 5.I was having around 700 MB space in my Internal storage, So I tried installing An App from Google Play which was around 400 MB.But the Installation was interrupted due to ...
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two type internal storage

I hv a Spice Mi-535 phone. Its storage is 16 GB out of which 12 GB (Total storage) is user available but it can't be used for apps installation. In settings>phone storage, it shows another Total ...
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My phone does not have more space

I have a zp810 rooted,I installed linktosd but I did not create the 2nd partition now my apps (messenger,CM ,dubsmach,mailbox...) But my phone keeps saying i dont have space
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hen and egg problem with insufficient memory space

My samsung galaxy ace doesn't let me instal the new whats app version due to less space. I have not a lot of apps, only 22 pictures, no videos, no music, no games... Nd it says there are 32 mb free ...
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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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my tablet says insufficient memory but has not used any

Got my daughter a tablet at xmas and trying to download games for her but it just keeps saying insufficient memory I've tried the first aid hints and still nothing