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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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pictures takes too much storage despite saved on cloud

I have a storage problem and that is because my pictures and videos takes too much space. The thing is that all my pictures and videos are automatically loaded to Google plus. so why do they also take ...
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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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Google Nexus 7 3G free storage not recognised by Play store

I have 85% free space of my 32 GB internal storage (there is no external sd card on this device), and yet I cannot download any new app or even update an old one, because Google Play Store keep ...
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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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why does my tablet say insufficient space? [duplicate]

I have a few apps, but this tablet is new and I want more apps. Every time I say download, it says I have insufficient space. Please help!
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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 to download and INSTALL apps in the memory card? (and not the phone memory)

How to download and INSTALL apps in the SD memory card? (and not the phone memory known as Device Storage) Since when I download something on Aptoide it says that my memory is full. The fact is, my ...
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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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Using 64GB SD card, yet Play Store doesn't install apps because of insufficient memory

I am using Android 5.0 with a 64GB SD card and I have approximately 500MB of memory left in the internal storage, but I am unable to install apps from Play Store on account of "insufficient memory ...
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insufficient memory error but i having enough memory

Although I have 500 mb space left on my android lollypop internal memory, When I try to install or upgrade any of the apps I got a message that your memory is full. How can I sort out this problem? I ...
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Unable to download facebook app, though having a new SD card

I have an android gt9000 and I'm getting very frustrated because it won't let me download the facebook app and it keeps saying insufficient storage available but I only have one app downloaded and I ...
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“Low Memory Space” but my space is plenty [duplicate]

As of right now i have 144mb on external, and 44 on internal. But i can't download a 8mb app? I fixed it once but i had to do a lot of stuff to it and I'm only 14 so yeah not a tech wiz. Its getting ...
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My device has some error in storage [duplicate]

I recently updated my Samsung galaxy tab plus (gtp6200) to CyanogenMod 11 (android 4.4) Everything is fine but it says in setting that just 555 mb is available out of 12 gb but the the space occupied ...
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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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Android S4 running out of storage space [duplicate]

What safe files can I remove in order to gain storage space. My emails are not being viewed unless I delete Misc. Files.
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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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I have enough memory but I can't install anything! [duplicate]

When I try to install an app that is 13 mb it is downloaded but when the part of the installation comes it can't be installed it says I don't have enough space. I tried downloading the apk file of ...
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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 ...
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How can I move apps from phone to sd card?

I have an LG P769 android phone, running android 4.1.2 and my storage is only 2gb. I have a 4gb sd card inside the phone as well. My apps are taking up 1.32gb and I am receiving 2 warning messages: "...
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How to stop Message memory full Internal phone storage is getting low? [duplicate]

I have been trying to get rid of this but nothing is working, and its super annoying please help! I've tried clearing cache but it didn't work.
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Low internal storage from 32GB to 200 MB

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9190. When I download apps from the Google Play Store I get a notification stating that I have low space and requesting that I delete some apps. The available ...
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Insufficient internal storage

I am using a Samsung Galaxy running Android 6.0 with an internal space of 16 GB. However, I have used 9.60 GB of it but when I want to transfer some stuff, it says the internal storage is full. What ...
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Insufficient storage on tablet says it has 12gb used when only used 2

My brother wants to download an app on his tablet yet it says he has insufficient storage so i went to his storage where it has picture then the amount it takes up and downloads and apps and so on yet ...
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storage space running out, wont let me download anything

My phone says that I am running out of storage. when I try to download an App to get rid of some of it, it just keeps telling me that I have insufficient storage
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Why expandable memory slot is not given in many phones?

There are many good mobile phones are available in the market who have only internal memory. Why biggest manufacturers such as apple, Xiaomi and even Google nexus are not giving memory expansion ...
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Storage nightmare

I've known my phone's been pretty full for a while (mainly music, which is seemingly impossible to save to my SD card), but the equalizer on the music app I use recently started acting up. I went onto ...