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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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 ...
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Make my external SD card as my internal memory for apps [duplicate]

I have a CUBOT P7 phone with very little internal memory, so I installed an 8GB external SD card. However, my apps will not download directly to there, and I have no more space on my internal memory....
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Missing space/Storage space running out Galaxy S2 [tried almost every solution I can find!] [duplicate]

I periodically get this error on my phone. It will say the internal storage is running out but when I check the storage use it will say: Total space 1.97 GB Available: 182MB Apps: 622 MB Cached 11.70 ...
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unable to free up space on samsung s3 mini

I've got a Samsung S3 mini. It keeps telling me that I have insufficient space. I have just deleted loads of photos and videos, I only have a few apps. Instagram, pinterest, watsapp and picsart. I ...
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insufficient space while updating WhatsApp on CyanogenMod

i hope you can help me with the following problem I was forced to update the newest version of WhatsApp (26.Dec 2014). Whatever i tried, update has aborted. Error Message: insufficient space Several ...
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Insufficient device memory [duplicate]

my galaxy note SHV-E160S have 200 mb free device memory but still it donot even download 5 mb apps from play store and the warning message of insufficient memory displayed... Any so;ution???
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Micromax Unite 2 A106, app installation error

When I'm installing an app it show internal storage insufficient space. But the internal SD memory has lots of space, approx 5gb free. Please give me a solution.
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Apps cannot be installed due to low memory, although plenty is there

A friend of mine has a Samsung Galaxy S2 with 16 GB of internal memory and a 8 GB SD card. I have installed Cyanogen Mode 10.1.3 (Android 4.2.2) a while ago with the Google Mobile Services. It seems ...
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Android storage problem [duplicate]

With a phone of 1 GB internal memory, I am able to install apps for 700 MB only. More than that I get the insufficient memory alert. Storage shows: Total space 0.98 Available 71.49 Apps 601 Cache ...
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16GB memory card, ive used 2GB and yet have 14GB of free space, how can i use that 14GB and why is it saying low of space on sd card???

im using my 16gb memory card as to store all my apps on etc.. as my internal memory is too full so i chamged my sd card to default storage, but now as i have been using it it says storage space is ...
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App Memory Hog Problem [duplicate]

I swipe apps closed and they still appear to be using memory. Then I use task kill, but I can immediately refresh and they're open again. So I goto manage apps and force stop. Once again if I click ...
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my phone keeps reminding me of low space… any way to move apps and data to sd card? [duplicate]

My phone doesn't ask me to install to internal or external memory when installing an app. It automatically install to internal memory.. my phone keeps reminding me of low space and I can't install any ...
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Samsung Galaxy Grand is running out of space

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Grand and I have not much apps installed: in fact just about 3 apps besides the pre-installed apps, but still I have no space when I'm downloading apps like Skype and Candy ...
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internal storage running low

I am not very technologically advanced so bear with me. I need to move more apps to my SD card from internal storage because I am running low on internal storage space. I have moved very few apps to ...
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How to get more space by manually deleting unnecessary system files (rooted S2)?

I keep getting warning that apps cannot be installed on their default location since there is too little space. However, when I check in system there is a bunch of space, especially for small apps ...
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How to see which applications are saved on phone

Recently I get a lot of warnings that the internal memory is full, which also led to full SMS memory. What I did was to delete some messages, which seemed to work for a while. Yesterday however, I ...
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How can i move my installed apps in SD card on Sony Xperia Ray

I can't install new apps, it says that my phone memory is running low. And I can't move my apps on SD card. I also want to uninstall unnecessary apps on my phone but its says that "this can't be ...
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Although I have enough the available storage does not match it

On a Samsung note 10.1 with 32G when I go to settings I can see 25GB available storage. Besides that, when I am trying to copy files from my ubuntu box to the tablet (connected through the USB) I am ...
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Insufficient space when downloading Go Launcher EX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Insufficient storage” when trying to install anything on htc thunderbolt When I download the Go Launcher Ex App from the play store, it downloads okay but shows "Insufficient ...
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Purchasing sd card will solve “insufficient memory storage” issue?

After unsuccesfully rooting my android 4.1.1 tab,I can't download anny apps even though I still have 4 gb of free memory on my internal storage. I've done factory resetting but it didn work,will ...
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“Low on space” message on an android tablet

I just got a Agptek 9" tablet. It's running android 4.04, ICS with 8GB storage and 512MB of RAM. It generally runs great. After a few days the tablet is getting a "low on space" error message in ...
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Failed app installation, storage full, safe to delete files manually?

I tried to install NetFlix, and during the installation my phone rebooted. After coming back up, the internal storage space was reported as low (and it is, only a few MB left) so I can't attempt a ...
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Internal Storage Full

I'll start by saying that I have a very large amount of pictures and music on my phone. However, all of it is stored on my sd card (128GB). Almost 90GB are used. I have a Samsung Galaxy S9+ with 64GB ...
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How can I get more internal space for apps?

I have read several places on this but the answers all seem to be the same. The problem is that I keep running out of space on my /data partition. The steps I've taken to fix this problem: move all ...
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How do I clear system memory on my phone in this situation?

My phone is the 2015 model of Samsung A5. It claims that I have my memory full so I deleted all my apps, disabled apps and cleared all my photos. (Literally everything) Yet it still claims that my ...
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Autopsy of an android 8 death under low memory and battery conditions, manifested as pattern lock, cured by reinstalling OS

The device in question is a Samsung J4, the model was released in May 2018 and the device was purchased and activated in early 2019. The device came with Android 8.0, its consists of a standard ARM ...
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Android system memory filled up Samsung Galaxy s8

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 since 2 years. After time my free memory got less and less but my Samsung File manager only said that Others had (As of today) 47,26GB and in the Internet i did not found ...
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Galaxy Tab A (2016) always shows full memory

My tab always warns of dangerously low memory. It shows 15.4 GB used of 16gb even though the sum of the images, video, documents and apps is only around 2.5 GB (per attached image). I've tried disk ...
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I have BlueStacks 4 installed on Windows 10. C:\Users\Bgarr\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu

I would like to move the entire program 1.99GB to SD card on my (F: Do I need to uninstall/reinstall or is there an easier way? Not having much luck with the AppMGR111 app. No need to transfer file ...
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How to decide which MicroSD card to buy for your Android device

You have an Android device running Android 5.0 "Marshmallow" or better, and it's running low on storage space. Some modern Android devices don't have a slot for a MicroSD flash memory card. But yours ...
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Android - is there any negative impact when you wipe out RAM and CACHE data for all Apps at once?

in Android phones, there are settings related to the phone's internal storage. I am interested in two of those settings, "delete all RAM data for all Apps", & "delete all CACHED data for all Apps"...
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Droid Turbo 2 storage doesn't clear

We often get out of storage messages on our Motorola Droid Turbo 2 phone. We delete an App, and, say it's a 100 MB app, we only see about 10 MB free up. Likewise we've transferred and deleted ...
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How to clear all of this Bloatware that is insidiously being put on my phone? [duplicate]

As is probably a very regular question here, I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo and I'm having problems with the amount of memory being clogged up by what I will assume is garbage. I have installed on my ...
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Google Play storage space calculations inaccurate?

Why exactly does this "More Storage Space required" message pop up when installing an app through Google Play store even when enough space is, theoretically available (x more MB needed)? And, on top ...
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Was unable to install any app - how to find out what was blocking the installs?

I was unable to update/install any apps earlier today, using either Play Store, F-Droid, or Play Store in my work partition, even though I had over 500MB free on my phone (Pixel XL running Android 9.0)...
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after factory reset - low storage, play store problems

After I did a factory reset (twice; once through settings, once through recovery mode by clearing eMMC), I got a "low storage space" error. I can't get rid out of it - tried clearing cache and ...
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Is there a way to set the maximum total cache size?

The cache on my device (Samsung Galaxy S5, unrooted!) grows very quickly. Is there a way to just set the maximum allowed system-wide cache size? My device always restarts (and takes a while ...
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Does installing GApps save space compared to PlayStore install?

I am about to clean-install a Lineage ROM on my Android and I want to maximize the internal storage space left for the apps I want. What I understand so far is: The GApps package will reside in the /...
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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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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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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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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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