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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 unnecessary apps that were pre-installed but that didn't help.

What should I do?

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  • Welcome to the Android Enthusiasts, candice! I've just added the insufficient-memory tag to your question, please check its tag-wiki for first-aid. There's a common misconception: that error does not refer to your internal or external SD card, but to "device storage". The tag-wiki should get you started on the topic. – Izzy Dec 2 '14 at 22:23
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First off, to quote my other answer, which may help you understand how this works:

Apps are stored on the /data partition, while the empty space you have is probably located on some other location, like internal SD card. Even if you have empty space elsewhere, apps couldn't be installed nowhere but on the /data partition.

(This may not apply to your case)

Do you have root on your device? If you have root, you can easily show the partition table to see what partitions have free space, and which do not.

Have you tried moving the applications to SD card (if possible)? This option is located in Settings > Applications. Mind that most of the apps can't be transfered to SD card.

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