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Questions tagged [insufficient-memory]

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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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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Internal storage fills up

I had a sony xperia C with a 16GB memory card... My internal storage kept filling up which made it unable to update or download any apps. The only apps i had was whatsapp and instagram. Sent my phone ...
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How do I get room in memory? I have tried to move apps

I have a 64gb SD card an my phones internal memory is full an it's not letting me download any more App's says I have insufficient space, how do I fix tht i have 64gb. I should be able to download ...
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device not have a enough space

I have a HUAWEI honor 3C. I am downloading facebook Messanger but play store displayed device not have a sufficient memeory while 308MB internal memory is free. I clean cache memory but didn't work. ...
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Unable to Install more Apps in Micromax Unite 2

I have Micromax Unite 2, in which 1GB RAM, 1GB Phone Storage, 8 GB Internal SD Card. I have just installed few apps like whatsapp, facebook, skype and Microsoft Lync. After installed these apps, phone ...
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'Storage space is running low' while I have plenty of space remaining

I have an LG-D855 smartphone having 16 gigs of internal storage and running Android Kitkat 4.4. Although I have plenty of space remaining, the phone prompts Storage space is running low.. I had only ...
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How to invert mount of SDCard

I've Android 4.3 Build JLS356C rooted. It's a wiko WAX. I've three partition in my storage view: the Internal Storage 2Go, Phone Storage 500Mo and my SDCard 32Go. I use SD2link for passing the space ...
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Galaxy Tab 3: How to get it to make use of the MicroSD card?

I'm kind of a noob when it comes to Android tablets. Anyway, I have a Galaxy Tab 3 with only 16GB built it, and of course I've hit the point where I'm running out of space. So I bought a 32GB MicroSD ...
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Enough space, downloads most of the app, then says not enough space

So I'm trying to install a little game called Xcom: Enemy Within, Google Play store downloads most of the App- I'd say 99% at least...then it gives me an error and says there's not enough memory- I ...
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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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What happens if I uninstall the Google Settings app?

My android device frequently runs low on free memory space. Can I delete the Google Settings app? I want to install a game but it is not installing what should I do?
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my internal memory is empty but cant add new apps

Not enough storage when loading apps to my phone why is this and my internal memory is empty, also new 4gb memory card is brand new.
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re-partitioning android phone's internal memory

I have a Micromax Unite 2 Android phone. The original internal memory was 8 GB, but now it shows me only 1.67 GB. I used a third party app to see what happened. It shows me unallocated space in 4 ...
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What is the internal storage being used for?

My Android phone is showing me a notification saying that the "Phone storage is low". So, when I click on the notification, it shows me this: The total space used is 6.59 GB, but the space used by ...
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Problem with internal memory of a S4 mini

I have 1 month old S4 mini with 32 gb of internal storage. . I have only installed 3 apps on it and now it tells me it has insufficient internal memory to install any more. I have 20 photos on it and ...
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How to add memory on an android phone

I brought a sandisk memory for my android but its still saying insufficient space on device. What do I do about putting the memory on the phone?
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Insufficient storage on Android Nextbook 8 with 8GB storage and an empty 16 GB SD card

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 ...
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How to download apps on 4gb storage so I can move it to the SD card?

I have a HTC Wildfire S, and it's only got 4GB storage. I have a 16GB mirco SD card, but I can't download things because I'm out of the 4GB space (I don't know how ... ), so I can't get them installed ...
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Resizing the internal storage partition

I have a phone which has 4GB internal memory. which is partitioned in "system ROM=878MB", "Internal=1.07GB", "Sdcard0=1.82GB" Now I want to add some of the Sdcard0 space to system ROM. Is it possible?...
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What space am I running out of when trying to install an app?

I am trying to install a new app that is around 2MB (owncloud client), but it fails with "Insufficient storage space...". From the above screenshot I can't find a partition (other than the few apps) ...
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Insufficient Storage Memory while installing apps

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 International Edition operating with CyanogenMod-SnapShot-M11 11-20141008 Build. Lately when I was trying to install some Apps like Google Now Launcher or Updating Facebook ...
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ls: <filename>: Cannot allocate memory

I'm having out of memory problems with rsync in CYM11. However, I realized now that the problem is more serious. For some files, when I simply try to list one single file with name somefilename in the ...
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Error:Insufficient Memory in External Storage

I bought Gangstar Vegas, then, after trying to install it, an error popped up stating that I had insufficient memory on my External Storage. I already have a 16GB Micro Sd Card in my phone... Why isnt ...
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Galaxy Ace 2 won't display images due to lack of memory?

I have a Samsung Galaxcy Ace 2, and it doesn't display images due to lack of memory, as it says. When I open the gallery app, it says "There is not enough space (__ mb) in your device memory. Delete ...
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How move applications from built-in memory to SD-card without root access?

I have Sony Xperia M. It has 4GB of built-in memory, however I see only 2GB))) The fact of applications can be installed only in built-in memory upset me very much. I do not play any hard games. ...
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'Insufficient storage' when installing Google play services

Before you hit reply or scream duplicate - read through what I've done. The phone is a rooted HTC One X running 4.2.2 and ViperX custom ROM with 836 MB free space on 'app' storage and 6.6 GB free ...
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Storage space is getting low - service has been disabled

I'm running Android 4.1.2 on a Droid Razr maxx HD. I have the default email linked to my GoDaddy email and I can receive email fine. I used to be able to send email, but now I get this message when I ...
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Cannot install some apps in Android 4.1.2

I have a Motorola Razr D3 cellphone. Although I have at the moment 800 megabytes free on the device memory, some apps report insufficient space to perform the installation. I've cleaned caches and ...
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Insufficient storage when installing app on Android ICS phone

My Android ICS phone has 42MB available (according to Settings->Storage). I am not able to install some new apps (e.g. O2 wifi, size 4MB) or update some existing apps (e.g. TouchPal X, size 19MB) ...
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Contact synchronization on older droids

Having had the "activate auto-sync" checkmark off for about a week (not that i expected this time-out to matter in any case), i've recently tried to find a manually-driven option, but without success. ...
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Insufficient Storage Available During Update

Preface (TL;DR) I know the issue of insufficient space has been discussed in various contexts but I have not found anything that specifically addresses the circumstances and issues that I am facing, ...
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Limited space and Full SMS memory

I am getting a message that the internal memory space is full. I checked that I have 15MB intenral memory left and 50MB on my SD card. I also get a message that the SMS memory is full. I deleted some ...
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link2sd not linking properly

I have a galaxy ace s5830i .I have done rooting and linking the sdcard after partitioning .But in the beginning it was working fine from few days back when i downloaded apps and link it to the (ext2) ...
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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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Storage help on galaxy s4

I had a SD card in my phone that was really small...I went to the store to get a larger one so I would have more storage. A lot of my apps and such were on the old SD card. I backed up my phone prior ...
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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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Insufficient memory message in error

I have a brand new 32GB SD card barely used, my phone even shows that it has 31.23GB of storage available, however when attempting to download an app it says I do not have enough memory. I have double ...
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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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Trying to update whatsapp but having insufficient storage

Recently I tried to update my whatsapp as it wont work unless and untill i update it. When i try to update it says "there is insufficient space on the device. I deleted all that I possibly could have ...
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How to deal with link2sd?

I installed link to sd and moved apps without creating the 2nd partition , do I must unistall my apps (I can't move them to internal storage),If I can do a recovery please tell me how!
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New Message error message, PHONE STORAGE IS FULL, but it's not

I have a user who receives the "Phone storage is full." message when trying to create a new text message. It appears immediately when clicking "New Message". However the user has like 20GB free on ...
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How do I get more space and get my memory card to start working?

I have a Galaxy S2 and it keeps saying "low on space" (phone storage is getting low) in my notifications. I bought a memory card and it still says low disk space so I can't download any apps. Also my ...
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How to move apps

How can I have LG e-612 running on jelly bean. Without apps it gives proper performance. When I'm trying to install apps from play store they get installed in internal memory. Phone is slow and ...
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i cant install Apps in my Android despite having more than 1GB memory

Each time i try installing apps on my android phone, it keeps taking my to settings/storage asking me to delete some apps. But i have 1GB phone and 7GB SDcard memory left. Please what is the way ...
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Does clearing Chrome appdata delete all the currently opened tabs?

My phone has a low memory problem, so I have to periodically clear the app data of some apps which makes them act like I just installed it. Currently I have many open tabs (100+) in my Chrome Browser....
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Sony Xperia M4 Acqua insufficient memory

I recently bought a Sony Xperia M4 Acqua device. Its memory is only 8 Gb large, so I installed an SD card. The problem is partially solved, since I get messages from various apps that the memory is ...
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move apps to internal memory from system memory?

I have LG e405. How do i get downloaded apps /any app from system/phone memory to goto internal memory?there are heaps more that i need to know but most apps and things seem to have disappeared from ...
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Notification “not enough system space” appears when using Internet in Vivo Y15

When I surf the internet in my Vivo Y15 I see a notification "not enough system space". I cleaned the cache and system trash in my phone, but the notification still appears. How do I resolve this ...
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Why can't I take pictures?

Every time I go into my camera it says "your storage is full" I've deleted apps I've deleted pictures and I've cleared data and cleared cache and everything so why can't I take pictures it and it ...
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How to install games directly to SD card without going through phone or internal memory

I have a Micromax Canvas A177 Android device which has 4GB of storage and 1GB of RAM. Currently, I only have 700 MB of storage available and I cannot install any more applications. I have a SD card ...