Easily Fixed: Android Internal Phone Storage Is Getting Low

My Samsung Galaxy Android phone got an error “Phone storage is getting low” or “Storage space running out” and how to fix? AOMEI Partition Assistant will show you the best way to fix.


By Lucas / Updated on May 12, 2023

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Internal Phone Storage is Getting Low

Hi all, I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy Android phone, there are only 4 or 5 applications on my phone. And I am getting a persistent error message saying that Phone storage space is getting low.

Phone Storage Space Is Getting Low

I didn’t store many documents on my Samsung Galaxy Android phone. I have a 2GB SD card in my Samsung Galaxy Android phone. But I can’t transfer any files from my Android phone to the memory card either. How can I fix the Internal phone storage is getting low issue? Any help would be appreciated, Thanks.

Besides, you may come across the internal storage space running out problem on your Android devices as well, and some system functions may not work, why it occurs?

Storage Space Running Out

The Cause to Android Internal Phone Storage Full

As you know, internal phone storage on Android smartphone includes Random Access Memory (RAM) and user storage (ROM), which is a pivotal factor for the purchase of users. The larger internal phone storage, the faster Android phone will be. Users are more likely to buy a larger internal phone storage device other than a smaller one. With the daily use, you will suffer from the internal phone storage is getting low or storage space running low issue, why it happened? These errors often occur in connection with data sync or application installs when your Android phone like Samsung Galaxy is running out of space on internal phone storage. As a matter of fact, the applications installed on internal memory (RAM), you cannot install other applications and store other data on your Android devices when you get these issues.

Therefore, free up the internal phone storage or expanding Android internal storage is the best way to get rid of low storage space on android devices. You could delete the logs and clear cache to free up space on Android phone, and uninstall the applications you don’t need. Besides, install apps to SD card instead of internal phone storage if you can. However, these ways may not work for you. How to fix it? Extend internal phone storage to SD card on Android device will be the reliable way.

How to Extend Internal Phone Storage on Android?

Before extending internal phone storage to SD card, you have preparations to do:

  • Root your Android phone, like your Samsung Galaxy Android phone.

  • An SD card (class 4 or more) and SD card reader.

  • A professional SD card partition software, like AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional.

  • Install Link2SD on your Android phone.

In order to increase internal phone storage to SD card, you have to partition SD card into two partitions (EXT3 and FAT32 partition). The following content is the detail about fix the internal phone storage is getting low on Android error:

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1. Insert the SD card (make sure you have backed up and deleted partition on SD card) to your PC. Install and run to its main window. Right-click the SD card and Create Partition

Create FAT32 Partition

2. Select FAT32 file system for the first partition on SD card.


3. Click Apply to create a FAT32 partition.

Apply FAT32

4. Right click the unallocated space and Create Partition

Create EXT3 Partition

5. Choose EXT3 for the second partition on SD card.


Tips: Windows can only recognize the first primary partition on a removable drive so that the second partition on SD card has no drive letter.

6. Press Apply.

Apply EXT3

After these operations, insert SD card to your Android phone, using Link2SD to move applications to SD card. Then the internal phone storage is getting low error on Samsung Galaxy Android phone has been resolved. Besides, with this software, you could remove write protection for SD card, format SD card, convert between NTFS and FAT32 without losing data, etc. More functions provided by AOMEI Partition Assistant are here.

Lucas · Staff Editor
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