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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android 4.2.2 out of space

My nexus4 2G RAM and 16G ROM, android 4.2.2. Got the root privileges afte bought it last year. The situation puzzled me these days. Each time I tried to install app from google play or somewhere esle....
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Samsung Galaxy S2 not enough storage

I have a Galaxy S2 and a memory card installed. There are tons of free space on both. When I install any app, it downloads and then says not enough storage. How to solve this problem? It's running ...
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Wiping dalvik cache - Dalvik cache of uninstalled apps

I just came across the folder dalvik-cache having size of about 750MB. I searched for dalvik cache on google, and came to know that it is builded during boot up, and wiping this will make the next ...
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Out of space message although I'm using link2sd!

I've Android 2.1 (Sony Ericsson Xperia X8) so I'm using link2sd becasue many apps need some extra space but OsmAnd always shows "Out of space" message. How can I fix space issue? P.S. link2sd ...
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How can I see how “Internal” storage is used

How can I see how apps are using Internal Storage? How can I see percistent/constant usage? How can I see how much applications on SD-card would use extra, if I moved them to the phone. I am ...
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Why does my phone keep telling me it has low storage?

My LG Android phone keeps telling me that it has low storage available. I have looked through the apps and have 5 text msgs on the phone. It seems like I keep deleting and deleting and it keeps ...
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How to stream an encrypted backup of the entire device as one file to ftp?

I have an android device that has no free space and no sd-card that I can replace (thanks to oneplus policy). I also have no free space on PC to accomodate the backup so I wanted to upload it to the ...
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System storage is showing full even when it is not. So I can't install apk as system app

I have OnePlus 6 with latest Open Beta. It is rooted. I have done everything but I still can't install any app as a system app. I have tried Link2SD and Titanium Backup. I have tried to copy/paste ...
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Device storage gradually increases after Android update for no reason

I have an Android smartphone whose internal storage memory get incrementally bigger after every software update for no obvious reason. I have looked everywhere over the Internet but the answers were ...
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Insufficient storage space & Insert SD card

I'm using a Meizu M6, and a newly bought Sandisk Ultra micro SD XC 64gb. Internal storage is about 1.67 gb free out of 16gb. For the record, I have already checked the wiki tags and similar topics, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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My Android phone shows insufficient memory even after deleting all the apps on internal storage

Please help me on this. My android phone started behaving weird these days. I have 32GB internal memory on the phone. earlier i had only 17% used. but one fine day it started showing 99% used even ...
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Android mount external sdcard obb to internal SD card succeed

(I posted this question on Stack Overflow before(https://stackoverflow.com/questions/42738392/android-mount-obb-to-external-sd-card-failed), then I found here may be a better place to post this ...
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Internal memory explanation

I have a Moto E 2º Gen, 8gb internal memory. If we substract the Android OS requirements, i'm left with 4.98 Gb, which appears as available internal memory. It shows 4.11Gb used memory, however, ...
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Internal memory almost full

I've got Samsung Galaxy J5 with Marshmallow 6.0.1 and in this phone I've got internal memory of 8 gb and a memory card of 8gb. I've stored every little picture and audio in external memory and many ...
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How to re-partition MT6582 device? (EBR1 & MBR only available) (Infinix X507)

How could I re-partition my MT6582 device: Infinix Hot X507's Internal Storage (also known as Apps Storage Partition, System Storage) in order to expand it (it's about 1.04GB now, and only 3MB are ...
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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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Phone storage is very low

Samsung duos total space as shown in system storage is 4 Gigabyte. But application manager shows total space of 60 'Mb'? i cant install any application.
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Memory is filled with nothing (dumpstate/logcat?)

I have a Nexus 5 that says that I don't have enough space on the phone. I have checked the storage settings (see screenshots) and it is missing half of the space. I have searched and people recommend ...
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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 reset ...
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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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Why do I get an 'insufficient storage' error when trying to install apps when I have sufficient storage?

When I try to install anything through the Play store, I get a pop-up saying I have 'insufficient storage', with a button which takes me to view my current used storage. According to that program, I ...
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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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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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Phone is reporting using more space than the total available storage

I have looked at the various other issues regarding used space, but they seem different from my issue. I'm using Samsung Galaxy Ace 3, not rooted. The device has 4 GB internal memory in total, and yet ...
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Cannot install apps from Google Play Store due to insufficient space [duplicate]

I have an SD card which is 3 GB, but I only have 4 downloaded apps and the internal storage almost reach its capacity and thus yet I have an insufficient space problems.
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“There is insufficient space on the device”--This is not duplicate [duplicate]

My mobile is Micromax Canvas HD Plus .It has 4 GB inbuilt memory and 16 GB external memory card.I have selected SD Card as default location to install apps but still when I try to install app from ...
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Can't delete app because it isn't there

I have an LG L70 and was downloading an app that was about 470 megabytes and then i got a notification saying that there wasn't enough space on the phone to download it so i clicked it and it looked ...
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Get Rid of Google Play Services

I am using Micromax A80 with Android A80 from last two years. (Android Ginger bread, RAM of just 256MB) From last two weeks Google Play services application is taking too much memory and phone gives ...
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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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Insufficient storage when attempting to download app [duplicate]

I got my new lg g3 and when i try to download something it says that there is insufficient space on the device. I looked up some solutions and google play services doesn't let me uninstall updates. ...
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insufficient space on device [duplicate]

I am getting "Insufficinet Space" errors when I try to update whatsapp on my HTC desire. I am running CyanogenMod 7. My filesystem usage looks like this: df -h Filesystem Size ...
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Downloadin apps to SD card on Android GSM Model:GT9000 [duplicate]

My phone has a whopping storage of 107MG and my SD card has 8GB. My phone won't let me download ANY apps to my SD card so I basically have nothing. How can I get them to download anything to my SD ...
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storage space running out error? [duplicate]

So on my android tablet that I've had for about five months I'm getting an error in my notification bar that says storage space running out some system functions may not work. I don't know how to fix ...
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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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I have over 2GB of internal memory and can't install or update some apps

I tried to search for some answer but couldn't find anything. I'm using cyanogenmod-11 on a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini. I am pretty sure I have enough space on the internal memory, but I still receive ...
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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 ...