Android 5.0 is the tenth publicly named Android release, and debuted with the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 in November of 2014. Please only use this tag if you feel your question is specific to Android 5.0.

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Time needed for full device encryption on Android L with 128GB microSD Card

So last night I decided to enable full device encryption on my Android L device (Sony Z3 compact running CM12). Right as I started I realized I had forgotten to unmount and eject the microSD card. I ...
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How to download gapps

I flashed cyanogen mod 12 on my galaxy s3. Once I did that I flashed gapps but when I went to turn my phone on, every single app crashed and kept crashing literally over and over again. I couldn't do ...
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can i install custom rom on android mobile having low internal memory?

i want to install the latest custom rom like lolipop but my mobile has low internal memory,about 150mb.will it affect during the installation of the new custom rom.i am worried as my mobile could get ...
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Nexus 5 in Recovery mode not detected in ADB but another Nexus 5 gets detected

I think I soft bricked my Nexus 5. I was planning on wiping all data from Nexus 5 and installing Cyanogenmod 12.1 following the normal procedure in the Recovery Mode but the wiping got stuck at ...
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Chrome infinite loop trying to update - Galaxy Tab S

what's up? So I recently bought a brand new Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4". Bought it online, waited a few days, got my new tablet through mail! \o/ YEY! Nice, as a regular-heavy-user, the first thing I ...
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Transparent notificationbar/statusbar for Android 4.3

How can i make the notification/statusbar for Android 4.3 transparent, i know launchers like Dodol Launcher, Smart Launcher and Go Launcher has a transparent bar option. But i want it to be like it is ...
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My friend's phone updated to Lollipop but mine won't [duplicate]

My friend and I have the same phone, the Samsung Galaxy S5 and we use the same service provider. The problem is that my friend's phone (once again, identical circumstances) has updated to Lollipop ...
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ASUS fonepad 7 (K00Z) is giving an Upgrade. But is the new firmware safe to install?

I would like to know how safe is this upgrade? 'Cause I've heard many people ended up bricking their tablet after upgrading the firmware (like the gentlemen in this forum). So, I would like to know is ...
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Android, connecting to a specific wireless channel

I live in a dorm where there is the same wireless network with different channels. How can I choose to which channel I want to be connected? The problem is that channel 1, which has the best signal ...
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Lollipop - Lock screen missing icons for Mail, Text, etc.

After my Samsung S5 has been updated to Lollipop (5.0.1), icons re. new mail, text, facebook etc dont show on my lock screen. The only thing showed is my network operator. Now I have to unlock ...
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Android Lollipop Trusted Face Missing

So, I've been having this problem; I want to use Trusted face on my HTC One (M8) stock Android 5.1, but in Smart Lock, only these options come up: Trusted devices None Trusted places None ...
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Is it possible to install lollipop on note 4/ not on carrier [duplicate]

I bought a Note 4 from a tech store in my country but since it's not from a carrier its still 6 months later running 4.4.4 what it came with. How can update it manually if possible
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Android : How to make a button that display a random gif and launch a random mp3? [on hold]

I'm a total beginner to android developement and I want to create an app that when you click on a button, it display a random gif (1.gif,2.gif,3.gif etc.. ) and it play a random mp3 ( 1.mp3, 2.mp3 ...
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Battery quickly discharged after installation of Lollipop

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5. Recently I've updated it to Lollipop 5.0.2 through Odin. Then problem with battery have arisen: charge falls on one percent each three minutes when brightness is ...
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Disable disable option

Is it possible to disable the disable option for a system app? For example, if I turned Google now launcher into a system app, the disable option is grayed out. However, if I do the same for Google ...
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How to make unlocking the phone using the password perform a specfic function?

Okay so I was thinking about this, and I can't seem to get my head around how to do it, so your help will be micy appreciated. Basically, I have an android phone and my password is a pin that I use ...
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Can Google device manager turn location on automatically?

For battery saving purpose is there any way to google device manager turn location on when we need it (Like when I search "Find my phone")???
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Open DNS Android 5.0.1

Just updated my Oneplus One to 5.0.1 , and I can't change the DNS when i select the "static IP" option in Wi-Fi settings. Basically I can put the values in, there is just no way to press ok and accept ...
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Need help with AsyncTask issue [closed]

I had been struggling with AsyncTask. I couldn't find the mistake. I dont understand why AsyncTask does not work although all I have is String and Boolean below here. Help please. Thank you. ...
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“Life Square” app for Android 5.0?

After downloading Android 5.0 on my LG G2, Life Square disappeared. Is there any way to get that back?
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Images have disappeared from gallery, but still in “My Files” (Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, 5.0.2)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (64GB) running Android Lollipop 5.0.2 which I've had since release day (April 10th 2015) and as the title mentions, there seems to be an issue in that my images are no ...
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Lollipop + Google Play - small application installs take 10 or more minutes?

The specs: Samsung Galaxy S5 Android 5.0 Lollipop (new device, came with it) Installing small applications in Google Play Store take 3-15 minutes, Spotify has been "installing" for over an hour. ...
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Nexus player does not wake up with TV

My nexus player does not wake up when I turn on my tv. On the tv it says it does not have signal. If I unplug and plug the HDMI cable it works! This is a very annoying issue. Do you know how to fix ...
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Whatsapp notifications

I recently updated my samsung note 4 to the latest android version 5.0.1, and since then my whatsapp notification always vibrates even if I turn off the vibrations in the app settings. If the phone ...
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How do I disable the drop-down spell check box?

I just updated my Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1/Lollipop. I don't like to use the drop-down spell check/autocorrect box; I prefer the one built into the Google Keyboard that displays as a line of ...
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How to fix Lollipop Battery issues?

Since the update of my Xperia Z1 on Lollipop (5.0.2), my battery life is horrible ! First, it's very long to load it 100%, and I can only use my phone for some hours. How to fix it ?
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How to install a private key (.pfx certificate) on android?

I want to read a protected pdf file. I installed in on my Windows PC and install the .pfx certificate with the password to read it. There I can open it normally. But I can't do the same on my android ...
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How can I prevent battery saver from disabling when the device is charging?

The battery saver functionality in Android 5.0 and 5.1 automatically turns itself off when the device is "charging". Unfortunately, when I'm charging my tablet from my car, most of the time the charge ...
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Changing colors on Lollipop

I just upgraded to Lollipop on a Samsung Galaxy S4. The upgrade has changed the toolbar and notification bars to colors that make it very difficult for me to decipher what's on the screen. How can I ...
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Dialer lag in Lollypop on Yureka

I upgraded my Yureka to lollypop using the in built update and ever since I am seeing a lag while making calls. It takes up to 10 secs to show the call screen after I place the call. I tried cleaning ...
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How to set default SIM for calls on Lenovo A7000?

How to set default SIM for calls on Lenovo A7000 running Android Lollipop 5.0 and Lenovo's Vibe UI? PS: I have bought an Android phone for the first time.
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Flickr is always opened after unlocking the screen on Note 4 running Lollipop

Recently I have updated my mobile phone to latest firmware (3G Hutchson). All went fine, but there is one annoying thing happens almost every time I'm unlocking my phone. For some reason it's trying ...
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Image info cache even after deletion?

So I've been trying to transfer images from my mac to my android (previously from iOS device). At first the images exported from the iOS device was done with a bad program and the creation dates were ...
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gs4 locking from notification drawer

My gs4 on lollipop 5.0.1 locks if I leave the notification drawer open for 6 seconds. Is there a way to fix this? If I swipe down with 2 fingers its fine but regular notifications drawer locks it ...
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Un-combining notifications on HTC M9/Lollipop?

On my HTC One M9 with Android Lollipop, notifications are combined by category. For example, if I have 3 emails and 5 text messages, the notification list will show two items - "3 new emails" and "5 ...
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How do I downgrade from Lollipop back to KitKat on Micromax Yureka

I am having the problem of many application not responding on my Micromax Yureka after upgrading Lollipop Android 5.0. My phone hangs a lot I want to revert back to KitKat. It was working flawlessley ...
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Lock Screen is showing Junk Characters

Intermittently, my lock screen will start to display junk characters. A power cycle will clear up the problem but I'd like to know how to keep this from happening again. The first time it ...
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Samsung KNOX is not working

I'm having, Samsung Galaxy S4 GT - I9500. It isin't rooted and having Official Lollipop ROM. Whenever I open KNOX select setup and then do next, it closes and displays the error : "Failed to ...
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Cannot install Xposed in Yu(Yureka lollipo 5.0.2)

While flashing xposed framework via recovery it says that signature verification failed. It uses 64 bit architecture. We cannot use xposed installer apk because for lollipop version,manual flashing ...
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Screen problem in Moto g 2nd gen [duplicate]

There are black dotted lines(dots) randomly appearing all over the screen. The touch works fine only the lines appear and move all over the screen
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Remove Lollipop status bar tint over color?

Is it possible to remove the tint over the status bar color in lollipop? Currently, the bar color will change to a slightly darker version of the app's color. Example of how it is now: Click image ...
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RAW camera and Lollipop

One of the selling points of Lollipop was that it will now support shooting in "Raw" mode, so that you can get the raw sensor data and then process it on the computer. I just installed CM12.1 on my ...
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How to remove SuperSU when phone is improperly rooted?

I attempted to root my Motorola G 2nd Generation, and failed. I tried to remove everything and go back to normal, but the SuperSU app stayed. The phone stated it as an system app. I tried factory ...
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How do I change the colors in Lollipop on a Galaxy S4? [duplicate]

I upgraded to the Lollipop software this week on my Samsung Galaxy S4. I detest the orange colors in messaging. How do I change the color themes?
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Show plain lock-screen when multimedia cover creates text contrast issue android 5.0

Occassionally I'll be listening to or reading media on my phone and the screen will lock. When this happens, the lock-screen background is the media "cover". For white or very light media covers, ...
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Hangouts not showing contacts, or after selected, their phone numbers

When I select a contact from "Contacts" and tap to send them an SMS, instead of their name, it only displays their phone number. If I try typing their name in hangouts, it doesn't come up at all! The ...
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Android 5 lockscreen does NOT timeout

When I receive notifications, plug in power, or manually turn on my phone display, the lock screen stays on forever (until battery runs out). My display timeout setting is set to 15 seconds (the ...
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Android is ignoring my choice of lock screen

I have bought a Samsung Galaxy S5 and I was so excited about the fingerprint feature. So when I got the phone I tried to set fingerprint as my unlock method, but it didn't work. The lockscreen now ...
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Do OGS touch screens stop working even if there's a small crack on the screen?

I earlier had a Lenovo P780, which I dropped twice, and broke its screen. Both the times the display worked fine, but the touch panel stopped working. Both the times I had to get the whole LCD+touch ...
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What files should I backup to keep MMS attachments in message threads?

I need to backup call logs, SMS, and MMS with their attachements but I don't want to use an app for that. I have root access. I will restore them on the same device (Nexus 4). What files exactly ...