'Update needs more space': Nokia Lumia 925

Troubleshoot or learn more about while performing a software update to 3051.40000.1404.0011 you may receive an error 'Update needs more space'.

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To fix this issue:

  1. Check that at least 1GB of free storage space is available.
    Note: If less than 1GB is available, remove apps or files (photos, movies, music, etc.) from the device until at least 1GB is free, then attempt the update again.
  2. From the Home screen, swipe left to applications.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap storage check.
  5. Swipe left to details.
  6. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the screen to view the software version.
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    • If the version number is less than or does not show at all, visit http://tinyurl.com/updatesc on your device to download the update, then return to the Storage Check details screen.
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  7. Scroll back up and tap clear.
  8. Attempt the update again.
  9. If the update still does not complete, perform a master reset.