1. q0987's Avatar
    Hello all,

    My phone Lumia 521 has some issues regarding the space where I store the maps.

    I have set to store maps on SD card which still has 1.7 GB free space.
    When I try to download a new map(Florida 159MB), the system complains that
    "Not enough room"
    You need at least 1,891.6MB of free space on your phone to get this map. Free up some space and try again.

    Question> Why I need so much space for a Florida map which only requires 159MB?

    Any workaround for this.

    Thank you
    12-11-2013 01:30 PM
  2. Citizen X's Avatar
    I believe maps save only to phone memory... not the SD card. Erase some other maps and see what happens. I bet two things will happens

    1. Space will not be freed up on the SD card
    2. You will be able to install the Florida map.
    12-11-2013 02:03 PM
  3. Corepc's Avatar
    Hello all,

    Question> Why I need so much space for a Florida map which only requires 159MB?

    Any workaround for this.

    Thank you
    Did you try powering down and restarting the phone and see if that fixes the problem.


    I believe maps save only to phone memory... not the SD card.
    You can save Maps to SD Card with Nokia Storage Check Beta App see this thread.
    yoshamano likes this.
    12-11-2013 06:58 PM
  4. ntice_521's Avatar
    The complete U.S. map is only 2.7GB (if I recall correctly), so you might as well install that.
    12-12-2013 10:56 AM
  5. guxu's Avatar
    Question> Why I need so much space for a Florida map which only requires 159MB?
    It's because nokia's stupid programmer calculated total map size. You have 1.8gb maps already installed in your phone. When you want to install a new 159mb map, the software thinks you need 1.8gb+159mb free space, instead of just 159mb free space! Even dumber, if you want to delete a map, the software wants 1.8gb free space too. Those programmers should be fired. But seems nokia does not care.
    12-19-2013 02:15 AM

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