1. AC Question's Avatar
    When I check my internal storage space, I find that I have 29.69 GB available. I have/use very few apps compared to most people; few photos compared to most; and no videos or games. Yet Google Play won't update. I don't really care if I have Google Play, as I don't use my phone for music, yet it's always insisting that I update it. I would just as soon uninstall it, but it won't let me do that either!
    08-28-2016 11:58 AM
  2. Rukbat's Avatar
    1. "Google Play" has a lot of the code that different Google apps use, so it's necessary even if you don't run the Play app.

    2. Different phones are partitioned differently - you can have 29.69GB "free" storage, but only a few hundred MB of storage allocated to apps and downloads. (Conversely, you can have almost no free storage, and still be able to install a lot of apps.)

    3. Go to Play, find Google Play and turn off the automatic update. (Some people leave everything turned on to update - some of us turn them all off, and only update as needed [like a "you need to update this app to run it" message]. It's a pain the first time, though, because you have to turn off each app's update individually.)
    08-28-2016 01:51 PM
  3. LoisJM's Avatar
    Thank you so much for your help and explanation of the free storage. It makes a little more sense to me now.
    08-29-2016 06:20 AM

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