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Unable to install/update apps at times.

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rubejb, Jul 17, 2013.

  1. rubejb

    rubejb Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    This issue has plagued me not only on my N7, but also various phones.

    I've got a 16GB Nexus 7 right now and at times when I try to update an app, it will download just fine but then give me the little exclamation-triangle notification of "insufficient storage available".

    Now granted, I do have quite a number of apps installed. But this error occurs even when updating an app. Should I be able to replace an app with an updated one, with perhaps just a slightly larger file size?

    I know that of the 16GB, there is only a certain amount of space set aside for app storage. Is there a way to increase this if I'm rooted?

    Thanks!

    edit:

    I should also mention that at times I can reboot my N7 and an app that wouldn't update suddenly will, so it's not always seemingly a storage issue, but perhaps something else? It's not like the app is running either, because at times it's something I haven't used in months.
     


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