Tired of the boring and annoying ” you’re out of storage” notification on you’re phone, here’s a couple of simple things you can do to fix this, so u can again enjoy the pleasure of you’re smartphone and be able to harness it’s full potential.
Lack of working space is the cause of the “Insufficient Storage Available” error that periodically bedevils Android users. Adding insult to injury, there are several possible causes for the lack of sufficient working storage.
Android apps use three sets
Cloud Services Rule:
Still emailing photos and videos to yourself from your tablet or phone? Try a free cloud storage service like Dropbox or Google Drive that’ll automatically sync your media files with your computer and other devices. This way, you won’t lose all of your precious photo and video memories if something bad happens to your phone (such as loss, damage or theft), and you never have to worry about how to transfer files that are too large to email.
Dropbox will give you at least 2 GB of free storage, and Google Drive lets you have 15 GB without charge. Both services let you pay for additional space.
Google Drive’s free 15 GB of cloud storage includes whatever space you use for your Gmail account, which probably isn’t much. You can pick up some additional Google Drive space on the cheap, or you can upgrade to a G-Suite subscription.
CLEAR UP CACHE MEMORY : If you get the “Insufficient Storage Available” error, empty your app cache to see if that clears up enough working space for the installation. How to do so depends on what version of Android you are running, as well as from what device maker. One east way is to download the NN launcher, available for android 4.1 and above. It let’s you cleanup all cache memory on your phone in just one step; ie swiping your home screen to the left brings forth a side screen from which u can easily manage your storage.
Go get the launcher, and help yourself out, it’s very easy and effective.
Some other way you could clear your cache besides the launcher is as follows;
- Open the Settings app, tap Apps, Applications, or Applications Manager option. (Applications Manager might be an option after either Apps or Applications.)
- Scroll sideways to the Downloaded section. You’ll see a list of all apps and how much storage space they’re taking.
- Tap the Menu or More button and choose Sort By Size to arrange the apps by which take the most storage.
- Tap an app to see how much storage it is taking, both for the app and its data (the Storage section) and for its cache (the Cache section).
- Tap Clear Cache to remove its cache and free up that space. You could also tap Clear data, but that removes your files, which is probably a bad idea.
Reapeat for each app.
Delete any unused apps. If your phone’s memory is actually low, you can quickly free up some space by removing any apps you don’t need.
- To delete an app, tap and hold it, then drag it into the “Remove” field (usually the top of your screen) and drop it there.
Delete unnecessary media. This can include pictures, videos, and so on. Since these files can take up a fair amount of space, clearing out just a few can improve your phone’s memory substantially.
If you don’t want to delete certain photos or videos, you can back them up to Google Drive instead.
Hope you can apply these tips and really ease the Storage issues, in the absence of an SD CARD which normally is the best solution.