If you have an Android phone that has an internal memory of
either 8GB or 16GB, seeing the “insufficient storage” error
will be a daily dose.
Issues of insufficient storage on your android device impedes
the use of your phone. It even becomes worse if you don’t
have a microSD.
Most at times, when we see this error, the next thing we do
is to find and delete an app. But what if you keep removing
the apps till it gets to that point where there is nothing to
delete? What if all the apps left are things you will regularly
Well, there are quite a number of methods you can use to
free up some space to ensure that you have enough to
accommodate a new app. The one that is sure to work
especially with devices with 8GB or 16GB is clearing the
Cached data on android devices take a large amount of
space on your devices. These data are junk files and can
easily be cleared without harming your applications.
How to solve the problem of insufficient storage on
your Android device
There are two ways of doing this. You either clear the cache
of each app or clear the cache for the device entirely.
1. Open the Settings Menu.
2. Click on Apps.
3. Click on each app, Tap Storage, and Clear
4. Do this for all the apps and the insufficient
error should be a thing of the past.
5. Alternatively, you can go to Settings and
6. Wait for it to load. Now, tap on Cached
Data and you’ll be prompted if you’d like to
clear cache data for all apps. Press Yes and
cached data will be cleared.