Error during .apk install on Android Simulator: Install_Failed_Insufficient_Storage

Cause: The config.ini file for your AVD does not have an Ideal size of data partition set for it.

Resolution: To resolve this issue follow the steps below:

  1. Open up your AVD.
  2. Click the Edit button.
  3. Under the hardware section click New-->Property: Ideal size of system partition-->Click Ok-->Edit AVD.
  4. After editing the AVD, navigate to your config.ini file which by default is located in C:\Users\UserName\.android\avd\YourAVDName\config.ini.
  5. The line of code to edit is the following:

Edit: disk.dataPartition.size=0

To: disk.dataPartition.size=1024

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