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 replace GoogleDialer.apk in Lollipop with an AOSP Dialer.apk

I've made a modified version of Lollipop's AOSP's Dialer.apk and when I run it on an AOSP phone it all works as expected (I've modified the format and content of the notification when there is an ...
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Is it worth it to update a Nexus 4 with Lollipop? [on hold]

I have a Nexus 4 with android 4.2.2 JDQ39. Lately I've been wondering if is it worth it to update my device with Androd 5.0 Lollipop. What have you heard? Any of you out there have updated your Nexus ...
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Creating restricted accounts on mobile Lollipop

Can we create restricted user on Android Lollipop on mobile? seems that restricted users are not supported on mobile but only on tablet (mobile has only simple user no restricted user option): ...
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Custom ringtone not working on Nexus 4 since OTA Lollipop

My problem is exactly the same as in this question: Custom ringtone not working on Nexus 5 since OTA Lollipop I have Nexus 4, never rooted, never jail-breaked after I installed the update to ...
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android lollipopupdate 5.0.1

I am getting the latest OTA update(5.0.1) on my nexus 5, but when the phone restarts and goes to the recovery for the installation of the downloaded file, just 25% into the installation it gives me a ...
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Updating Nexus 5 from 4.4.4 to 5.0 a month late

So my parent's nexus 5 is currently on 4.4.4 and I want to upgrade them to 5. When the initial 5.0 OTA was released they told me they got the notification to upgrade to 5.0 but they didnt update ...
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Inbox - Lollipop - Nexus 10 - Couldn't find tranche for contact_autocomplete

Can't run inbox on my recently updated to Lollipop Nexus 10. Anyone else get this issue? Here is the relevant adb log output. I/ActivityManager( 400): Displayed ...
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How to install system app on Lollipop as su doesn't exist

I want to install a system apk (its the Dialer.apk) on Lollipop and am following these instructions How do I properly install a system app given its .apk? However after doing adb shell I get an ...
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How can I customize notifications in Android Lollipop?

They are driving me insane! I have set my device to be in priority mode indefinitely, and also set downtime for every day of the week from 7am to 7am the next day. I have customized notifications so ...
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Can't install gapps - getting installation aborted

I've got Lollipop AOSP on a Nexus 5 and am trying to install the gapps but I keep getting an installation aborted messages. These are the steps I'm performing: 1) Download a gapps package I've tried ...
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Nexus 7 gets stuck in loop and does not boot

Recently tried to update to Android Lollipop. It downloaded the update but upon restart never installed Lollipop. Kept it for a few weeks and restarted it, could not load after that and the tablet ...
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“Error: Invalid Number.” when sending an SMS

I have the 2014 Moto X, running Lollipop. For some contacts, when I try to send them a message, I get an SMS saying "Error: Invalid Number." I have noticed that this happens when I go to compose a ...
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Blank password screen

I'm trying to add my school gmail to my new Nexus 9 tablet. The OS is 5.01. The account is a google apps account. I've enter another google apps account without a problem. After I enter the username ...
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How to completely uninstall an app on Android Lollipop?

I am having a problem with uninstalling apps on Android 5.0 (nexus 5). I am developing an android app so I debug/run the app directly on my device. For production, I exported the same app with my ...
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How can I restore my Moto G from a bootloop caused by updating to Lollipop?

I updated my Moto G (XT1032) to the new Lollipop (5.0.1, I think). I left the phone plugged in to let it download and install, and when I came back to it after about a half hour, the phone was ...
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Nexus 5 Lollipop goes into Recovery while trying to update to 5.0.1

Im using LG Nexus 5 Lollipop (manually installed 5.0) and rooted with TWRP. I just go notification to update to 5.0.1. But when download and install, the phone automatically goes into TWRP Recovery ...
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How to connect more than 1 device using tcp connection with ADB over wifi

I have 5 devices.No one is rooted. I want to connect 2 devices using USB and 3 using tcp over wifi with ADB at same time. Please help me. Thanks
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Crossed bell on notification meaning in Lollipop

If you long-press on a notification in Lollipop, you could see a crossed bell on some app. It seems to permanently mute every notification with the same text inside. A new notification with a ...
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Is closing Chrome tabs in Lolipop right?

Android 5 "Lollipop" has introduced a feature that lets Google Chrome merge its tabs with the recent apps list. I understand how it works and how to close tabs, but I'm not sure if that's really the ...
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Phone volume controls dissappearing

I've a Nexus 5, upgraded to Lollipop a few weeks back. When the phone is turned on, the volume controls work as expected for a time. After a while though they stop controlling the volume and on the ...
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Can't open non HTTPS websites on mobile network. (Android Lollipop on Nexus 5, Nexus 4)

I recently updated my Nexus 5 to Lollipop. The problem is that when I am on a mobile network, I can ONLY open HTTPS websites. All the HTTP websites appear as a blank white page. When I am on WiFi, ...
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Android 5.0 Lollipop: Hotword detection API [on hold]

I have a problem with the new Android API21, specifically the VoiceInteractorService. I would like to use the new Hotword detection in API21. If i press a button, a hotword detection for the word ...
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Android Lollipop Google Now Launcher is not fully transparent

As seen in the screenshot, google now launcher status bar is not fully transparent. It has shadows in my phone. (Moto G XT1032, Lollipop 5.0.1) Screenshot 1 But the official screenshots does not ...
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Change default app for mp3 in Firefox

A little while ago I clicked a link in Firefox that led to an mp3. My thumb slipped and I tapped "always open with", ES Music Player when what I really wanted was to just save it. Now every mp3 link ...
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Why doesn’t my Nexus 7 Wifi (2013) auto-update to Lollipop?

I just got a new Nexus 7 Wifi (2013). Immediately after first boot, notifications for system updates started appearing. (One for 4.4.3 and another one for 4.4.4.) I’m currently at 4.4.4 but the System ...
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Are new APN settings for Straight Talk required for Nexus 5 running Lollipop?

After updating to Lollipop, my Nexus 5 on Straight Talk BYOP program stopped receiving MMS messages. I am able to send them fine using the recommended APN settings, but whenever I get an MMS it ...
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How remove prompt messages on nexus 4 root?

Is it possible to make warning messages not appear? Example, when I try to turn off 'Cellular data' in data usage, I get the stupid question "turn off..?" Is it possible to force the phone to do as ...
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Is it possible to pair an android wear device without using the Android Wear app?

I am working on a phone which contains a modified AOSP and would like to pair it with a watch. As the phone is based on AOSP it does not contain Google Play Services, and therefore it is not possible ...
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arm boards supporting AndroidTV

Hi I would love to have a go at developing some games for the AndroidTV platform based on Lollipop. I cannot find and devices that run this yet and I am in the UK so cannot buy the Nexus Player. Does ...
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Nexus 5 > Lollipop upgrade notification lost

I have an LG Nexus 5 and I am running Android 4.4.4 on it. I've been seeing a notification telling me there's an upgrade for my Android OS for several weeks now (Lollipop upgrade), but I've been ...
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Is there a list of android system status bar icons?

I'm not sure what some of the status bar icons mean on my Android Nexus 5 device (I'm referring to the icons in top right of screen, adjacent to the time). I've googled frequently but I keep getting ...
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Gallery app disappeared

I have a Nexus 5 and I've noticed that the Gallery icon disappeared. I can't find it either in the menu or in the apps settings (running or all). I don't know exactly when it happened, but for sure ...
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How to upgrade my HTC desire 816 with lollipop [duplicate]

How can I upgrade my HTC desire 816 to lollipop
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How to figure out what the Android Software Update is?

I just received a "Software update" and in the details it says important [sarcasm] stuff like: Size: 91.45 MB Improved stability. [WARNING: The devices will be restarted during the ...
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Stream FLV/MKV Files From a Windows Phone(Lumia 520) in Android Phone(Nexus 4)

I have a Nexus 4 (Lollipop) & a Lumia 520 (Windows 8.1) Since, Nexus has limitations of Data size & Lumia supports a microsd, Most of my Videos/movies are stored in lumia 520's SD card. ...
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Avoid opening Play Store after NFC scan for unlocking with Smart Lock

I want to use the Smart Lock feature of Android 5.0 Lollipop together with NFC. I've configured it and it works well, but my problem is, that after scanning the NFC Tag (and also after unlocking the ...
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Previously Rooted Nexus 5 is not recognized via USB after stock 5.0 OTA update

I have a previously rooted Nexus 5 on 4.4 and updated it recently with the Lollipop OTA. I am trying to re-root it again but it is not recognized using my Windows 7, Windows 8 or Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Adaptive brightness is not present in notification bar and altogether does not work

My Nexus 7 2013 has updated with OTA update to Android 5.0.1. The notification bar has changed. Now when I change brightness, there is no button for auto-adjustment. It currently looks like this: ...
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Android 5 update randomly aborted on my Nexus 4

I have a Nexus 4 phone. It's not rooted nor customized with any mod. Today I (finally) received the update to Android 5.0.1, which I downloaded. After the download, I clicked on the Restart and ...
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Will upgrading a Nexus 4 to Android 5.0 require a “reset”

My Nexus 4 has been bugging me that a new Android is available, since a few weeks. However, I read somewhere that upgrading would make me lose my data and have to re-install everything. Is that really ...
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Add apps to default Guest account on Lollipop

I like the guest account feature on lollipop, but I would like to add apps to the account, so that a guest can use more than just native google apps, that I have available on my device. I know this ...
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Call volume low on Nexus5 Lollipop

After upgrading my Nexus 5 to Android Lollipop the volume in call is extremely low. I've compared it to my gf's exact same Nexus and she hasn't got any problems. Is there a solution to this? I ...
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How to shrink a notification in notification bar in Android Lollipop?

I was used to shrinking and enlarging notifications for more buttons in former android version - Kitkat. Now with Lollipop I am unsure how to execute this. I want to shrink notificaitons with buttons ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) stuck on Google logo after manual flash of Lollipop

A few weeks ago, before the OTA release of Lollilpop for my Nexus 7, I booted into fastboot mode and manually flashed the razor factory images for Android 5.0. Everything worked fine until the N7 ...
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What does the “Aggressive Wi-Fi to Cellular handover” option in Developer Settings do?

In Android Lollipop 5.0, I noticed that "Developer Options" features a checkbox for "Aggressive Wi-Fi to Cellular handover" that is unchecked by default. Does anybody know what this setting does and ...
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Webkey Not Starting Nexus 7 ANdroid 5.0.1

Just updated the Nexus 7 for our test tablets to 5.0.1 and when I went to run Webkey the service will not start. I tried rebooting and even changed th ports but the same exact tablet right next to it ...
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Android 5.0 not downloading IMAP emails

my nexus 4 cell phone upgraded to android 5.0 lollipop, and now it doesn't want to download my POP3 or IMAP emails (used to work fine in Android 4.4) It just gets stuck in "getting your messages" - ...
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Can I select which email address I use to respond in Lollipop?

I have multiple email addresses. I have one through my ISP, work, gmail etc. My problem is that I'd like to be able to choose which address I use to respond to an email. For example, if my boss ...
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Nexus 5 stuck in the start up screen

After running out of battery and turning off, I charged my Nexus 5 (which is running lollipop and not rooted) until the battery was full, but when I was going to turn it on it got stuck in the "flying ...
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APN editing UI in Settings doesn't appear; is there a way to show it?

I have an unlocked Nexus 5 handeset bought from Google in the USA. I just wiped it and installed Android 5.0 on it. However, the UI to edit the APN settings does not appear. By that, I don't mean ...