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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Im trying to download apps but it says insufficient storage but I have plenty of storage and an sd card [duplicate]

I try to download apps like Vine and other apps but, it continuously says insufficient storage and I have an sd card and enough internal storage to download. It makes me angry. Please help, I need don'...
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How to increase RAM by swapping memory from Internal Phone Storage..?

I have Micromax Canvas Music A88. I just want to allocate memory from internal phone storage to RAM. Memory Detail : RAM: 512 MB Internal Memory: 2 GB I want to transfer 500 Mb from internal ...
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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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Is there any way to Move applications in phone memory to SD Card?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy fit GTS5670 running on Android 2.3.6. After installing Whatsapp Messenger of 13.36 MB, it was installed to phone memory. I got a total of 180 MB internal storage, and just 3....
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According to Link2SD I only have 2% system space left

I have plenty of space everywhere else. How can I fix this?
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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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What exactly is Device Memory and is it possible to see it's contents?

I'm using Sony Xperia L (Non-Rooted, Stock OS) which shows me I have 1.52 GBs of Device Memory. "Apps and Media" are taking up 0.98 GB and ~240MB is remaining free. I don't understand where all that ...
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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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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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Why does my phone need 20MB before it can recieve text messages and can I do anything about this? [duplicate]

I don't see how a 160 byte text message should need 20MB of free storage before it can arrive. Is there some kind of hack that can force the messages to arrive? Or is there something I'm not ...
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Changing to an SD Card

Because my internal storage didn't have enough space for new applications and updates I decided to change where applications were being installed to my SD card. I used the adb commands and a message ...
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Why does my Android OS state that there's, “Not enough free space to install the program”, when there's plenty of free space? [duplicate]

My hard drive on my smartphone has 100 MB free, and the app I'm trying to install is 2 MB. I just recently deleted apps totalling to about 88.3 MB, and the computed size has already been adjusted, ...
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SD card limit says 8gb, Can I get a larger sd card to work?

I'm thinking a buying a new phone, but it says the external sd card size limit is 8gb. Can I do something to increase this to 16 or 32 gb. Details: phone: I-Mobile IQ 5.3 http://product.i-...
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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 get ...
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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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Some apps closing, crashing, some not starting, flashing [duplicate]

I can very well see in the Settings > Applications > Manage Applications screen that internal memory (ummm I think thats the ROM) of my phone is almost filled up. Although I can see in Running ...
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ZTE Blade S2E not enough space

I have just installed 4.2.2 PAC and S2E later. I have everything on sd-ext, there's 1600MB free space on sd-ext, and 140MB inside. However anytime i want to install an app, it says there's not enough ...
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Insufficient storage with Link2sd [duplicate]

I finally got Link2sd to work. I have Nexus One with 168 MB of internal storage. After some linking, I ended with 41 MB of free space. Now I'm trying to install Swiftkey, which is 6 MB download. AFAIK,...
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Insufficient memory to download apps from playstore? [duplicate]

I have rooted my device. I am not sure if this is connected or not, but I cannot download apps from the play store: I get a message stating that there is insufficient memory. I have 5.6 GB available ...
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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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I have an SD card and it still says that error in sufficient storage [duplicate]

When I upgrade an Android application from Google Play, it gets downloaded, then the upgrade stops with the message Error: Insufficient storage available. I have a 32 GB SD card so I want to ...
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How do i fix low storage space so i don't have to reset my phone?

I have an android Samsung Intercept SPH-M910 and I have read all the directions for resetting and clearing apps and cache. However I still have to reset my phone every three days because the low ...
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Can I install more apps if I get more internal memory/storage?

Most modern top-level Android devices, e.g., Samsung S4, has: 2GB internal RAM 16/32/64GB internal memory/storage up to 64GB exernal/removable memory/storage Does the amount of internal memory/...
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MIssing internal storage

it says that internal storage is 8 GB and Ram is 2 GB.But while I can see only usable 3.65 GB internal storage.Where is the remaining memory goes?I am totally confused.Is Ram uses the 2Gb from this ...
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ERROR : I have enough memory but showing Insufficient storage; can't install app

I am using Moto E(1st Gen.), updated to Lollipop. Now my internal storage 235mb free, I try to install hike messenger app. Which has only 16.78 mb, But, when I try to install am getting an error ...
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Pendivre USB OTG on Nexus4?

Does Nexus4 supports a use a USB pendrive (up to 64Gb)? If yes, with the USB OTG is I can navigate in the folders of the pendrive from the smartphone? Is it possible to copy file from pendrive to N4 ...
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Kid friendly fix for out of memory errors in Froyo

My god-daughter has inherited her mother's old HTC-Desire, it's currently running Froyo, but despite having a huge memory card it still suffers constant out of memory errors. I can move things on to ...
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Insufficient memory with my andriod phone [duplicate]

I have 16GB SD card but I still get the message insufficient memory when I want to download any app.
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Low internal storage, message memory full and sluggishness problems on Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Lite

I currently fixed that error by uninstalling all internal memory programs and re-installing them (In other words, formatting their data cache). I also found that you can solve this problem by using ...
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Clearing logcat on HTC one X

I've faced with insufficient storage problem on my HTC One X (rooted, stock ROM 4.2.2, CWM recovery). I've solve this problem before on a Samsung device by dialing *#9900# then press Delete dumpstate/...
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Move app data to SD

I would like to move some of my app's data to the SD card. I am running Android 2.2.1 so I cannot use Simple2Ext. I would also like to avoid Data2SD because I've read some bad reviews let alone when ...
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Where are downloaded apps saved when installed on SD card?

Yesterday I had ~40 MB of free space on my android 2.2.1 Samsung GT-S5570. I wanted to install Facebook App, so I downloaded from Play Store and then it installed automatically. It's size was ~20 MB. ...
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How can I fix internal storage growing for no reason?

Why does internal storage keep growing over the time for no reason? At some point it becomes simply impossible to update apps, due to lack of sufficient memory space. Not even cache cleanup can save ...
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Link2sd boot issues

I've got a stock, rooted firmware on my LG Optimus One (P500) handset. I installed Link2SD, and I've got roughly 100 apps installed. Whenever I boot my device, however, it takes 5-6 minutes to boot ...
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How do I understand the storage usage of an application? How do I solve my phone becoming slow?

When I installed the FB application, the size was 49MB. As recommended, I then move it to the SD Card. I expected that the memory internal usage would not be so congested. The app was working fine ...
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Is your Galaxy S7 running slow after 11/2018 T-Mobile update?

Several days after receiving this update my phone became sluggish to do anything. Simple things like: swiping to answer calls is taking 2-4 seconds, lighting up a screen when the call is incoming is ...
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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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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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Sony Xperia M4: is the Sony bloatware installed on the system partition or the data partition?

As detailed in my previous question (How to upgrade a phone with only 8Gb. internal memory), a relative of mine has a Sony Xperia M4 with Android 5.0 and only 8 Gb. of internal memory; after ...
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Can Someone Explain This?

My storage is being used up and I can't tell what by. Thanks in advance!
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How can I install apps onto my 2nd partition of my SD Card?

I created a 2nd partition on my SD card. It has the FAT32 file system. Then I used Link2SD to create the mount scripts. In the settings, I changed the default install location to External. The below ...
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Low memory memory full notification keep popping up

How do I restore the memory in my Huawei cell phone I keep getting memory full notification
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How do I prevent an app from force closing due to low memory

I have a floating application (a paint pad) which "floats as a window" in the foreground, while other apps are running. However, when I open some large applications, it is force closed. What I ...
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Memory almost filled by Android System and Google Application

I recently bought my first smartphone, a Sony Xperia T2 Ultra (D5303). It has 8 Go of total memory space and I add a 16 Go SD Card. Android System (5.1.1) takes 3.58 Go and Google/Android/Sony ...
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When i factory reset my phone, does it restore my phone data and my mobile data?

My phone is running out of space, and even when I delete someone my things, it is still low space
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 says “Storage Space Running Out”…Help!

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, says: Storage Space Running Out; Some Functions May Not Work. I purchased a 32 GB SDHC card to see if it would help. I just opened up the SD card and inserted it. It did not ...
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Cant install apps

I have free memory of about 24 mb left . When i install apps as small as 1 MB it says insufficient memory. I tried many times but the problem persists. I have rooted my mobile too.
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“Storage space running low. Some system functions may not work”

I have Sony Xperia v3 and I always get the error "Storage space is running low. Some system functions may not work." What should I do to solve this problem?
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There is insufficient space on the device in lenovo A3000

I have a lenovo 3000 tablet. the tablet has 16 gb of internal memory but only 11 gb can be used. I can only install applications as much as 1 gb and if i want to update the apps i face with this error ...