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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How to upgrade my Android from Linux?

Using Asus Zenfone 5, which I want to upgrade to Android Lollipop. The instructions say that I have to copy the OTA files to my SD card from my PC, but unfortunately I use Linux (ubuntu and mint). I ...
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Can't change code on galaxy s5

I have a galaxy s5 and I am trying to change my lock code. I don't want a lock code anymore. Every time I try it the swipe and the none is already shaded.
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How can I apply filters in android/Mobile app to refine search? [on hold]

We are developing an application for a e-commerce website on Android platform. We want to provide the facility of filters on search, which user can set like price range, type of product (say type of ...
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my app crashes when I swipe from one fragment to another (canScrollHorizontally()' on a null object reference) [on hold]

I've been trying to resolve this problem but with no result. My app is made up of 4 fragments, the second one with a recycler view. When I swipe from the first to the second my app instantly crashes. ...
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To know is my GPS broken

I have Asus Nexus 7 that performs with GPS in very ugly way. Sometimes it founds satellites, but usually - not. Is my device has some setup issue or just GPS is damaged? What might be steps to detect ...
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Sony Xperia Z ear speaker is stop working during calls?

In my Sony Xperia Z the ear speaker stops working during calls. When I press the top of the phone where the ear speaker is placed, it starts working but after sometime it stops working again. Can ...
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Can I upgrade Alcatel Hero 2 to Lollipop? [duplicate]

I'm a newbie in the Android world (iPhone user), so I'm so sorry in advance if I'm asking a stupid question. So today I bought an Alcatel Hero 2 from Amazon. The device hasn't arrived yet. The device ...
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Filesytem on Android

I'm totally confused regarding Android file system and its relation to SD card. While browsing my Asus Nexus 7 (2013) with file manager Astro from very root catalog I found directory sdcard. But ...
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How to get back Google Play Services on Micromax A106 running Lollipop

How to get back Google Play Services on my Micromax A106 Unite 2 running Lollipop 5.0?
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How can I use the stock Android settings app on an LG G2?

I've upgraded my LG G2 (AT&T D800) to Lollipop 5.0.2 and have been wanting to try out some new settings/features of the settings app. In particular I've been wishing I had the search feature to ...
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Uninstall programs that are not visible in Application manager

I have an Asus Nexus 7 that is full of games that take up all 29 GB of memory. The kids installed these games, and they are not visible in the Application Manager. Perhaps they were installed in a ...
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Have space but shows insufficient space on device

Hi i have micromax unite 2 in which i have put 16 gb external card and i have14 gb something free and something around 5 gb free in my phone storage than too it shows there is insufficient memory on ...
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how to write color detection codes for android studio? [on hold]

how to write color detection codes that uses android camera and shows the amount of a specific color(black) from the camera in Android studio without using OpenCV, javaCV and any other CVs?
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Browser keeps refreshing tabs

I have a LG V480 (1GB RAM; LG Lollipop 5.0.2), when switching from one tab to another tab which was loaded before, it will reload it. Example: 3 tabs with 3 websites, everytime i switch tab it will ...
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Why does my phone say I am roaming when connected to my “home” network?

I recently got a new phone, the Elephone P7000 and it runs stock android 5.0. Everything seems to work perfectly apart from the fact that most of the time the top status bar says I am roaming. When I ...
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Issues with Lillipop 5.0.2 in Moto G2

After upgrading to Lollipop 5.0.2 in Moto G2, I am facing strange issues. When I play games for 10-15 minutes and after I exit playing from the game, the OS crashes, the menu screen will appear in the ...
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LG G2 D802 (NO DOWNLOAD MODE) after Flashing

I'm am trying to install Lollipop on my LG G2 D802. I have used TWRP to install it. All goes well but it says on boot that fastboot mode started. So I reverted back, but now I have recovery with no ...
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Samsung galaxie note 2 [on hold]

Bonjour Monsieur je veux changer le programme de mon téléphone portable Samsung galaxie note 2. Je veux faire la version 5.0 je veux savoir comment faire s'il vous plaît? ?
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decryption of SD card

Samsung galaxy s5 I had my SD card encrypted and I changed the password while decrypting or so (not sure). some thing on screen said that if you change your password you cannot play your files on SD. ...
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How to manually sign into WiFi network?

I'm connecting to a WiFi network that I know show ask me for the username and password in the web browser when I go to access the internet. However it's not doing that when I go into my web browser. ...
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Recycle Bin for Lollipop?

I have an Samsung S5 running Lollipop v5. Does Lollipop have a concept of a "Recycling Bin" where deleted files go? Or is a file/picture really deleted when I delete it?
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Is it okay to populate a locally made DB in Android Studion externally? [closed]

I created a database by coding it in Android Studio. I already have a database with empty tables. Is it okay if I populate it externally using SQLite Browser? Can I still access it without defining ...
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Is it possible to downgrade firmware via ADB sideload?

I have an Asus zenfone 2. I want to downgrade it from firmware 2.19 to 2.18. They both are built on Android 5.0
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How to know on which Google account text messages (SMS) are saved?

I have 2 Google accounts on my phone. How can I know on which Google account text messages (SMS) are saved? I use a Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900A with Android 5.0.
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How do I browser folders in Lollipop?

How do I browse my Downloads folder on my Nexus 6? Or Pictures or Audio or any folder? Right now, I do so by opening Gmail, and browsing possible attachments, which is silly but works.
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Bypass Swipe to unlock in Android 5.0.2

I have upgraded my Sony Xperia Z1 from Android 4.4.4 to Android 5.0.2 and now, when the screen is locked, I first have to swipe before I can enter the pattern. When I go to Settings -> Screen Lock, ...
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How to increase volume in the Android Lollipop

All, I was trying to increase the volume of speaker for my Moto G2(2nd) phone. I just update it to the OS Android Lollipop. I had tried the highly recommended APP (Volume+) in the Google Play. But ...
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How to update rooted Nexus 4 to Android 5.1.1 without wiping everything?

I used Nexus Root Toolkit before, and it had a "no wipe mode" option but now it's gone. So is there a way to upgrade Android 5.1 to 5.1.1 without wiping data and factory resetting everything?
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Restricted Profile cannot edit Contacts

My young minion decided to add phone numbers and e-mails to her Contacts app on her Nexus 7 tablet. Trouble is, once created she cannot edit the contact; the pencil icon is missing. Is this another ...
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Asus Fonepad 7 Tablet stuck on boot logo, and can't be booted into Recovery mode

My Asus Fonepad (k019/FE375) running stock Lollipop suddenly won't get past the Asus (boot logo) loading screen. I've tried draining the battery and turning it on again, but the issue persists. I ...
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Warning bar in “Settings - Data usage” is gone! A bug?

First, I'm currently using Android 5.1.1 on a Nexus 5, although this issue was already present when I was using Android 5.0. Now I'll explain what I mean by "not seeing the warning bar": Regularly, ...
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Galaxy s4 GTI9500 android version to update

I'm having this phone for almost two years, Currently running version 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, frankly don't have any known problems or bugs.. I think of upgrading to some of the Kitkat versions, as I know ...
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s4 upgrade - randomly takes a long time to send text

Ever since I did the upgrade to lollipop my phone will randomly take 10-15 minutes to send texts. I receive them ok, it's just sending and it's driving me crazy. Also my phone gets very hot and the ...
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How to fix 'Android is starting' optimization on every boot?

I recently updated to Lollipop on a Moto G (1st Gen). It was running a bit slow, so I wiped by cache then performed a factory reset as recommended. I now receive the 'Android is starting optimising ...
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Grey on black 'suggestion' text?

What option will help me turn off this strange text that doesn't want to go away in the text boxes of some apps like Snapchat? I'm hoping someone will recognize what this is. Click image for larger ...
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Unlocking Moto G to homescreen

I swipe to unlock my Moto G and it goes to phone book and not home screen. How can I make it go to home screen?
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Error: SIM 2 Card full (htc, Desire816 Dual SIM)

After I upgraded my Android version (to v5.0), an error appears that says: "SIM 2 card full: Delete some messages to make more space": After touching the error it says there are no messages (next ...
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How to use usb modem to connect to Internet on Sony Xperia Z Ultra running Lollipop?

I have a Tata Photon+ internet usb modem. But I am not able to access internet through it when connected my device. Whenever I connect the modem to my android device nothing shows up that you are ...
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WiFi is “saved secured” but won't conenct

This only happens with one particular network (my device (Samsung galaxy s4, on 5.01) connects to other networks fine), but I know the issue is on my end because other devices connect. My device ...
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Moto G2 internet connection switch from 3G to 2G network

I am using Moto G2 with Lollipop 5.0.2. And I am having this trouble that whenever I am using 3G service, it automatically switches to 2G and in between it gets back to 3G. This keeps on going and ...
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Calling problem on my moto g2

When ever I am trying to call on any no. The screen just showing dialing but there is no outgoing calls, no sound and at the end call gets cut, but there is only one no of tata docomo on which I can ...
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Unswipable notifications

On my moto G 2, in the notification area there appears to be a couple of notifications that whatever i do i can't figure out how to get rid of. One of them is an outdated voicemail reminder received ...
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Error: Process aborted, when installing zip in Moto Razr XT910

I rooted my Motorola Razr XT910 already, then I followed the process and everything went excellent. But when I wiped my data, cache, and the dalvik cache, and then choosing install zip, I received the ...
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How to Delete a Contact's “Mark as Default” selection

In the stock Contacts app one can Mark as default one of the contact's numbers. I don't want to select another number as default, I don't want any of the contact's numbers to be default. How can I ...
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How to color the status bar icons in Lollipop

Since the introduction of Android Lollipop, Google made all status-bar icons white. Disregarding the app own icon colors. This is a horrible design blunder and I'm looking for ways to hack around ...
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Change mobile network DNS on Lollipop and up

Ok, this is a constantly asked question, how to change mobile network DNS. But in different Android version, you will get different method. So this is the reason I ask this. I have already known a ...
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How to add a shortcut for any app to the home screen in Android Lollipop?

I can't figure out how to do this at all. In my Android 4.0.x phone, I would simply go to the Apps button / icon, press and hold any app's icon, and drag it to any of the home screens. Now, when I do ...
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How can I permanently change an app's location to the SD card

I have some applications on my Moto G2 that I want to store in the SD card. But each time I update an app that is on the card, it migrates to the phone memory - every single time. Is there a fix for ...
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Problem: Service SMS are taking name of a contact from Google+

I have just shifted from a Kit Kat based mobile phone to a new Lollipop based Android mobile. The problem I'm facing is that service sms like from WhatsApp, Service providers, etc. are showing under ...
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Recover files from broken Nexus 6

So a couple of weeks ago, I dun gooft, and completely destroyed my Nexus 6 screen (glass, and LCD, but the touchscreen still works). That is, I can't see what's being displayed at all, and getting it ...