How to Fix Android’s “Insufficient Storage Available” Error Message


Fix Android’s “Insufficient Storage Available” Error Message?

How to get rid of insufficient storage error message, read this article carefully to understand fixing your android mobile phone.

The Android Operating System is found user-friendly most of the time but sometimes it creates problems when you are downloading or uploading some data over Internet or it may create difficulty to open “Gallery” of your mobile device. When you are downloading videos or any other high definition data a pop-up message appears which shows “insufficient storage available” while you have some space left.

To fix this problem we are describing some steps which will surely work for you. So, read the given steps carefully to fix it.

Step # 1

When the message “insufficient space available” appears you have to delete some apps from the cache. This happens when you cannot clear the cache properly. Here we are providing a solution in the form of an app which automatically clears your cache according to your instructions. This app is not a heavy app for your mobile, it contains about 2 MB.

Step # 2

If you didn’t clear your cache before, this tutorial is best for your help. Surely you have downloaded many apps which are not in use and you forgot about to uninstall them. Check your downloaded apps, it will show you all the apps you downloaded previously.

Marshmallow is a user-friendly operating system which provides a simple way to uninstall the unused apps. You can also check your phone’s “Gallery” to delete some unnecessary photos and videos.

You should also check the WhatsApp files in the File Manager app which may download every photo or video clip to your mobile device. Some photos and videos are necessary to store, to get the backup for these necessary data you should download “Google Photo App” if it is not installed already.

Now, you freed up some storage for downloading an app which can automatically clear your cache. Here is the app which we are suggesting you, to download and install and it will automatically clear your unwanted cache. The app name is App Cache Cleaner. This app promises to clean the cache with a single tap.

You can download this app from the play store of your android device.


Step #3

The use of this app is so simple. After downloading and installing this app, open it and it will scan your device for some moments.

After scanning the whole device it will show you a list of apps stored in the cache. You can delete these apps one by one or you can delete them with a single tapping on the “Clear” button which is given at the bottom.  It will clear the whole unused apps from the cache in seconds.

However, if you feel difficulty to even install this App Cache Cleaner, scroll down to get more information about this glitch.

Step # 4

Here we will explain how to clear the cache of your Android device without installing the third party apps.

You can clear cache manually if you have some knowledge about Android. We are providing you some guidelines which will surely help you. If yours Android device is so choosy it wouldn’t let you install even the small apps of 2MB. In these conditions what you will do?

  • Check that your Android device has an option to clear all cache data without manually erasing each. If yes then follow the below steps:
  • Go to Android’s Settings
  • Tap on Storage
  • Select Cached data
  • Press ok
  • Doing this your whole cache will be erased within few seconds

If your device has not an option to clear all cache or you don’t want to clear all the apps in the cache then follow the below steps:

  • Go to Android’s Settings
  • Tap on Applications Manager or Apps
  • A list of running and downloaded apps will be in front of you
  • Tap on any app to select it
  • Select the option CLEAR CACHE
  • One by one you can clear the cache of all your apps
  • Some major apps which have cached data are Google, Facebook, WhatsApp


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Imran Chandio

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