Why did the 'Total space' on my Moto X2 decrease?

Saurya Sengupta

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I own a Moto X (2nd Gen) 16 Gb. The 'Total space' on the phone was 12.7 Gb from the very beginning. While download a large app (900 MB) yesterday, the download suddenly stopped with the 'Insufficient Storage Space' message, and from then on, the Total space has dropped to 10.17 GB. I have tried clearing cache, using 'Clean Master, and all else. What do I do?
 

sharkita

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Ugh. That used to happen to me with my Atrix. Sometimes an app would download just fine, but the phone itself would get all wonky until I deleted an app or two or three. Even though I don't load up my phones with music and pictures, it's one of the reasons why I avoid 16 GB models. I think sometimes either the free space is reported incorrectly, or the size of the app isn't listed accurately when you go to download it. In any case sometimes I just had to do a factory reset to get the Atrix to behave again. Then again, it was an Atrix (those who had one know how "special" that phone was once it got Gingerbread - and not in a good way).
 

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I have around 420 mb left. It says insufficient storage space for every single app. How do I get around that, now?

Android requires 500MB of free space at all times (at least I think that's an android requirement). My old 16GB first gen X was always popping up when trying to update my applications. Very frustrating but I did have like 6gigs of pics on it that I didn't really need so I deleted some to get to 500MB or I would clear the cache and that would usually free up 100MB.

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Every 16gb Moto X second gen I've seem has had 10.17gb of usable space. I'm curious if the maybe the higher number was a miss reported one by the phone. Either way it's still frustrating that they even make a 16gb model if they can get even close to that number is usable space. I don't need a lot of space myself but I hate being told 16gb and being given 10gb.
 

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