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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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i cant download anything

I use this alps grand 5 android and it keeps telling me insufficient storage of which i have got a 16 g micro SD card and im using it as default storage.I have no option left now
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Freeing Up Space on Samsung Galaxy Note 4

I inserted a new micro SD card hoping into my Note 4 hoping to create space for my phone. However, I am continuing to receive messages that I am running out of space. What is the best way to remedy ...
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Swiftkey Keyboard uses too much space

Keyboard application uses 845 MB of my phone data which is really too much. I want to delete data, but I am afraid that I will delete words predictions too. Is there any solutions for me? Maybe ...
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Storage Doesn't Add Up?

Okay so I have a Samsung Galaxy A3 2017, and as you can see, my phone storage is supposedly nearly full, at 14.6GB. But the file info displayed is only about 3.3GB! I've looked up the issue and seen ...
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How to free storage besides clearing up cache memory

I have a Samsung galaxy smart phone. Whenever I download apps such as,Ubber and Facebook it tells me that my storage is full. I have cleared up cache memory but still there is no difference. What can ...
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Expandable memory of devices

Mobile phones or tablets come with limits like it has expandable memory of 32, 64, etc GB. I was wondering how this is determined? Does it mean that higher capacity sd cards won't work or this ...
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SD card problem when Downloading

I recently updated my Nokia 3 system to android 8, I have a space of 5 GB in my SD card and 6 GB internal. I had been using my SD card as internal storage before I updated my system. But now with ...
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Why does not full mean full?

I have a Razer Phone running 8.1.0. When I go to the camera app, it says Device Storage Full But my device is not full. I have 2.34 GB free (of 64GB) in system memory (I do not have an SD card ...
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Chrome taking up lots of space on my Android device

I have an OnePlus 5T running Oxygen 5.1.4 (which is based on Android Oreo 8.1.6). According to the app DiskUsage, Google Chrome is using almost 15 GB of data. (Click image to enlarge it) Apart from ...
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Low system memory despite having no app installed

I'm unable to use the Internal memory of my phone even though I don't have any big app installed. It keeps telling me Your memory storage is low, free up some space
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Cant download any other app

My ocean t1 can't install any app except Facebook and whatsapp. It says i have insufficient memory every time i try to install another app yet it has RAM of 1.1GB and ROM 8GB I wonder why?
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Where is all the internal storage space on my BLU Advance 5.0

I got a really cheap BLU Advance 5.0 here and the most annoying thing is that it constantly runs out of space. I already added a 16GB SD card but as you might imagine that doesn't solve the problem. ...
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Phone sees app on internal storage when it has been moved to external

My phone, a Samsung Galaxy J3 Luna Pro, says that 15.76 of 16 GB is used but the used space, other, and cached data states that 10.66 GB, 0, 7.05 MB is used. The SD card states that 506 MB is used and ...
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Why does my storage page say I have 34 GB of Audio files when there are only 2 audio files stored, totaling 2.1 MB?

I've been trying to free up space on my Pixel 2XL, and the Storage menu in Settings says I have 34 GB of audio files stored, but when I go in to the files to try to erase things, I only have two audio ...
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Android storage issue

Every time i update the software of my android device (Sumsung galaxy Tab4, BLU vivo 5 etc.) it says that i dont have any storage when my BLU is 32G and i have 8G sd card in it. Before updating i ...
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Why apps do not install or update?

It is about Android 4.2.1. The mass storage in my smart phone is made up by 1) the internal storage, about 3.7 GB 2) the additional SD card, about 30 GB. When I connect my smart phone to the PC, ...
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L-EMENT 550 INSUFFICIENT STORAGE

I have an L-EMENT 550 but cant install Whatsapp due to insufficient storage yet i have 7.9GB FREE.I have uninstalled several apps on my sd card and also deleted updates on my google play services but ...
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Android 7.0 - SD Card formatted as internal storage

My Wileyfox handset recently upgraded to 7.0 and I'm getting nowhere with their support. My SD card is formatted as "internal storage". Despite over 30GB of free space on the card, I'm unable to add ...
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Google Play store asks to uninstall apps on sd card to free up space for new installations

My phone internal storage has very less free space (about 450 MB), which is why I cannot install any new app, or update existing apps. When I go to play store and click on any app to update, it asks ...
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How to stop automatically downloading apps? [duplicate]

How do I stop apps I don't want or use from redownloading? Apps like Google Books and Flipaclip I don't use them so I Uninstall them but the moment I turn my Samsung Galaxy back on they redownload ...
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Unable to free up space on internal storage, removing cache & apps has no effect

new to Android Stack Exchange. - Average Android user. I have a storage problem on my phone. When I try to install an app via Play Store it says there isn't enough free space available, e.g. it is ...
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Deleted music off phone from computer with space no change

I was already out of space on my phone and wanted new music on it so I deleted 140MB of songs off my phone through the computer window(phone was usb hooked up to computer). So I go ahead to transfer ...
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Phone reports insufficient storage despite having a lot of free space

The problem I'm having regards a cheap Chinese phone which is rebranded and sold in my country as Manta MSP94501 Easy Selfie. It runs Android 5.1 (with a KingRoot which I installed) and lately, it ...
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Does hibernation keep an app's memory locked and unusable by other apps?

Is it possible that hibernating too many apps (with Greenify or the like) might lead to memory allocation problems via each hibernated app's memory getting locked until the app itself is woken up and ...
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why do I keep getting message saying unable to move app not enough storage space ?

I have 29.00GB out of 29.71GB storage left on my SD card! So why do I keep getting message saying in able to move app from internal storage to my SD card?
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No storage for apps (after reset)

I have a oldish 8gb tablet. I used to have lots of apps and games installed. Now after I do a hard reset, I have bearly space for one small app, after that I get insufficient storage. Settings-storage ...
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My brand new, with little photos and apps, tells me it has no storage, why is that?

My Samsung Galaxy Prime+ is 8Gb, is brand new and it says it has 245Mb free storage. I have deleted the apps many times, have like 5 photos and the message keeps coming after I take a few photos. I ...
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Size required for install much larger than app

Using Marshmallow. I usually have memory close to full. It often happens to me that, while trying to install an app of a given size, I am request to free space for 6-10 times the size of the app, ...
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Insufficient Storage - SD Card used as Internal Storage

I've formatted my SD card to be used as the internal storage on my LineageOS phone (Android 7.1 - HUAWEI Y5). When I attempt to install anything from the play store I am unable to. Accessing the ...
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Cannot download Android 4.4 system update because there is not enough space to download

I've been trying to download the Android 4.4 "KitKat" update for a couple days now on my Nexus 4, to no avail; every time I try to download it, it gives the error "Not enough space to download", as ...
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What to do when you have low app space for Android 4.1 or up? [duplicate]

You may have already removed all possible apps that are not useful to you, But your Android phone still keeps saying insufficient memory and can't install anything because of low app space available. ...
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Phone says 16gb memory full with only 5 apps

I just bought this phone Sony c6 ultra and i think it is a clone because internal memory says it's 16GB. I installed around 5 apps and it says memory is full. How is this happening???
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Is it possible to remove OAT files for unwanted system apps? [rooted locked device]

I have not enough free space on my Moto X, so I want to free up some space in data partition used by system apps bloatware. For example, disabled Slides with uninstalled updates still consumes 31 MB ...
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Two copies of an app taking space

My old HTC M8 is running very low on space, and I noticed it has 2 copies of several apk installed in /data/app for example com.twitter.android-2 and com.twitter.android-3. All in, this appears to be ...
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Insufficient Storage with new sd card

I have a ZTE N817 and I bought a 16GB sd card for it and when I try to download something, all it says is that there is "insufficient storage on device". What should I do to get my phone to register ...
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Leaking internal storage

I have a Motorola Moto X Play with 16GB of internal storage and and additional micro SD card (64 GB), formatted as extended internal storage. I am trying to free up the internal storage, so I went ...
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Cleaning space on samsung galaxy s8

I frequently receive message from s8 that details storage space is running out. Analyzing my storage space details this : How can I receive more detail as to what apps are allocating space ? As ...
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Android Phone Storage Full due to APKs

My OnePlus Two has 64GB Internal Storage and no SD card. It shows Phone Storage Full warning. When I investigated, I saw below stats and am unable to free space. Settings > Storage & Memory > ...
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Formatting external sd card as an internal storage [duplicate]

I'm on Samsung Galaxy On7, Android 6.0.1-Marshmallow. My phone has a small internal memory, due to which I'm thinking of converting the sd card to an internal storage facility. I read this article, ...
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Installing an app after deleting its apk using Bloatware removal tool

I'm working on Samsung Galaxy On7, Android 6.0.1-Marshmallow. It's unrooted. My phone has a lot of apps preinstalled that I don't use, like Google Play music and movies and TV. I want to remove these ...
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insufficient storage - df - sufficient conditions?

I know there're lots of questions about insufficient storage, but no real answer so far ! In particular about /data/app, which has plenty of space in my case. So why can't I install any new app ?! ...
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How I can use SD card as internal memory?

I am using Samsung Galaxy Prime+ - SM-G532F device running Android 6.0.1. The problem I am facing is that. My device has very low internal memory, whenever I try to install more then 3 normal ...
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Calculated Internal storage doesn't match up

I have a budget LG phone with limited space and one of the things that I do is that I move my apps to the SD card that I have mounted. I have moved large apps such as snapchat to that SD card but my ...
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Constant decrease in android's internal storage free space

I am having a hard time with my phone. My device, which is a simple LG Magna has had a constant decrease in FREE space. That means that something is constantly taking up more and more place in my ...
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Space used in internal memory but nowhere to be found

I own a Samsung Galaxy S5. I noticed that there is not much internal memory left (ES File Explorer reports 8.54 GB used out of 11.56 GB so about 3 GB left). Also, connecting my phone to my Windows 10 ...
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“not enough storage” - SD Card - Sony Xperia XA - Android 7

I have a Sony Xperia XA and I recently updated to android 7. I also just bought a new SD card with 32GB. But when I try to transfer apps to my SD card it always shows the massage "not enough ...
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Samsung Note 3 storage looks full

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The system claims that the storage is almost full. Out of 26 GB, it show only 600MB as free. In practice, all my pictures/videos/music/whatsapp-media sums up to about ...
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Why I can't install apps in my phone even sufficient space is available?

So I own Moto E 1 gen, running now Android 4.4 stock I tried to install Adobe reader,Jiotv I end up with a message "Out of space" I used both ways,APK and Playstore both ways don't work. Although ...
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Moto X Play Internal Storage Full of APKs [duplicate]

As you can see below I have a lot of APKs that are taking up large amounts of space on my phone. (My internal storage seems to evaporate as soon as I free it up). Are these meant to be here, and if ...
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Insufficient SD storage space error!

My SD (memory) card has about 14 GB of free storage space but when I try to open documents saved in my SD card, it says that there isn't sufficient space to open them. What could be the cause of ...