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How to Fix ‘Insufficient Storage’ Error?

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Fix ‘Insufficient Storage’ Error?  Many people get this error message “Insufficient Storage” when downloading a new app, or upgrading an existing app.  So what do you do to fix “Insufficient Storage” error? What this error message is telling you is that the memory capacity of your Android device is full, or at least there isn’t enough space to store what you are attempting to store.  The only solution is to remove files to free up storage space.Insufficient Storage

  1. Uninstall apps that you do not use. “Uninstall Android Apps” If it is an app that came with your device and it doesn’t give you an option to uninstall it, then go to settings, applications and find the app.  You can delete data, uninstall updates and then disable the app.?
  2. Use your file manager app to delete unwanted photos, music files, downloaded videos, etc.

If you have a memory card installed with space on it, you can move some apps from internal storage to the memory card.  You do this by opening Settings then Applications. Next to each application is a 3-dot menu, click on the menu of the app you want to move to the SD memory card and select that option.

So now your phone is lean and mean and you’re still getting the “Insufficient Storage” error.  Now you should delete the cache.

On most Android devices you need to open the Settings menu, go to the Storage menu, tapping on Cached data and tap OK  when it asks you to clear cached data.

You can also manually clear the app cache for individual apps by going to Settings, Apps, selecting an app and choosing Clear Cache.

(If you are running Android Marshmallow or later, go to Settings, Apps, select an app, tap Storage and then choose Clear Cache.)

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