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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Can I add a mobile data shortcut?

I want to be able to turn on and off mobile data more easily. Is there any way to add a mobile data widget or to add it to quick setting panel?
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lollipop 5.0.2. i cant set a ringtone for 2 sim

I have a sony Xperia z3, after installing 5.0.2 lollipop i cant set a ringtone for 2 sim. how to resolve this problem?
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Deactivate Ultra Stamina

I am using Xperia Z1 and activated "Ultra Stamina" when battery was low and now I am not able to see my installed apps on home screen after deactivating Ultra Stamina and that apps are there in Apps ...
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Setting calendar events to available/busy

I now have lollipop on my phone, I wish I hadn't as it seems to have messed with the way I set my phone up. I am using the calendar for mine and my children's appointments, so some events were set up ...
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Create directory from windows explorer

I have my phone connected to my PC using USB cable. No I can see my phone's files. I would like to create folder named tracks in directory This PC\My ...
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Can Material design be backported to older Android versions?

With the introduction of Material Design in Android Lollipop, a consistency in app design was recieved quite well by the user community. However, most of these apps are showing their Material designs ...
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How can I downgrade from Lollipop to KitKat

Not at all happy with Lollipop on my Z3 compact. My battery lasts half a day and I'm not keen on new format How can I downgrade and get back to Kit-kat?
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An android tablet nexus 7(Lollipop) can be used as a Bluetooth headset for another device? [on hold]

What I want to do is develop an application on Android tablet nexus 7 which will act as a bluetooth headset, so it can connect to my android device by bluetooth. When I try to call somebody, I can use ...
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Why don't see notifications on 5.0.2 Android update for Sony Z3 Compact

Just updated to latest 5.0.2 Android on my Z3 compact, but noticed I cannot see any notifications for any apps on the lock screen. I have tried all settings (show all, not show sensitive etc.) for ...
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Issue with Lollipop upgrade on Micromax Yureka: Unable to pick calls

Yesterday I got an update to upgrade my Micromax Yureka mobile to Cynagonmod OS12 which upgrades the android version to Lollipop. And from then I am unable to pick calls, as nothing gets displayed/or ...
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How do I tether with vpn on Lollipop?

How do I tether with VPN on Lollipop? I have root. I found the following guide, but don't fully understand the instructions. http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=33749904&postcount=10 ...
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Paper Sizes on Android 5.0

On the Android print screen, I only see American paper sizes (Letter, Legal etc.). Is there a way to add or switch to ISO sizes (A4, A5 etc.)?
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Moving installation location on non rooted Android 5 Lollipop device

I have a Moto G (2nd generation) with Android 5.02 on it. Internal SD card is about 8Gb and I have an external SD card with 16Gb free space. Moving application to SDCARD from the application's menu ...
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Notification bar disappears on Galaxy S4 running Lollipop 5.0.1

Why the notification bar disappears on the main screen on Galaxy S4 after updating it to Lollipop 5.0.1? Could I fix it?
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WhatsApp not working with mobile data service

After upgrading to Lollipop, I am facing the following problem with my Nexus 5 phone. Apps like WhatsApp, Hike, Messenger are not not working while mobile data is on, but there is no issue with my ...
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Will hard resetting my device remove the Android upgrade? [duplicate]

I have updated the samsung galaxy s4 OS from Kitkat to Lollipop using system update. Now I want to hard reset. Does anyone know that after the hard reset Lollipop OS remains or it reverts to Kitkat?
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Sony Xperia Z3 Ultra Stamina Mode bug?

i had a long night yesterday and at 5 a.m my xperia had like 10percent of battery left so i put it in ultra stamina mode and fell asleep. this morning the phone wouldnt turn on as the battery was ...
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Android 5.0 Disable Heads Up

How can I disable the heads up for Android lollipop. Revert to the way kitkat and below If it is possible then my second question is how can I disable heads up for notifications and enable it when I ...
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Kids Mode has disappeared after S4 Lollipop upgrade

After upgrading the OS on my S4, Kids Mode suddenly disappeared today. Other S5 Galaxy users in my home can find Kids Mode in their Widgets but I cannot locate it anywhere. I upgraded 2 days ago and ...
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Random restarts on Android Lollipop on Note 2 GTN700

I have an old Note 2 and I installed Clockwork mod on it (specifically this one) , since I hated Samsung's new Lollipop, it was filled with even more bloatware and crap. Since then, I have experience ...
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Unrooted Samsung Galaxy S5 running Lollipop 5.0 randomly reboots

Since I installed Lollipop on my Galaxy S5, my phone is trying to reboot itself randomly approximately once a week. But it gets stuck on the boot-up logo screen then, only showing the word SAMSUNG ...
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Unable to permanently forget a WiFi network

I have an 802.11ac router at home with both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz connections and separate SSIDs for each. In most parts of my home, the 5Ghz connection is utterly useless, which I learned the hard way from ...
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Exchange on Lollipop

I have updated my Samsung S4 to android 5.0.1. I have exchange client that eats all my battery. In office I use exchange via wifi and out office via mobile network. Previous Android version was ...
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Android 5.1 on Samsung Galaxy S4 [duplicate]

I have upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1. It is full of bugs, but I don't wont to downgrade to Kitkat. I have heard that Android 5.1 is available. Is it possible to get it for my S4?
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Files and Apps in Menu [on hold]

How is it decided when an app enters a file or stays out and replaces the spot the file occupied while editing the menu and drag and dropping apps?
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Lollipop (sony experia Z3 compact) - disable mobile data notification

I just recently upgraded to lollipop. One thing that is annoying, is with notifications. Most of the time I have mobile data disabled, because in most places I can connect to wifi (when I need ...
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How to reset a non admin user password in Lollipop?

My son forgot his password in my Nexus Tablet. He does not remember the pattern to draw. Is it possible to reset it, or I must delete his account and recreate it? It used to be possible. Android used ...
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My HTC One froze on the htc screen when rebooting after installing the lollipop update.

I don't know if the update fully installed. How do I get the phone to restart? It is completely frozen. I don't want to lose my photos and messages that haven't been backed up yet. Biggest concern ...
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Installed custom Android 5 ROM, but how to upgrade now or return to official one? [duplicate]

I bought Galaxy S5 from T-Mobile which had Android 4.4 (last year). Back in October I needed Android 5 to test a mobile application (I am a developer) and I installed official S5 Polish ROM which was ...
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Moto G2 Android 5.0.2 connects and disconnects mobile every 10 seconds

after updating to Android 5.0.2 I can see a lot of connects and disconnects with very little data transfered on my carriers itemized bill which made me use 2GB of traffic in roughly one day because my ...
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How do I get rid of my password on android 5.0 lollipop?

I put a password on my phone and cannot get rid of it. I have deactivated the administrator. When I press encrypt device, which is where you can choose the password or swipe, it says something about ...
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Android Restricted Profiles. How to restrict play store?

Is there any way to stop play store in the restricted profile ? I want internet to be accessible but i dont want the restricted user to download any apps.
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From nightly to official

I'm currently running a CM 12 nightly on my OPO, but after hearing of the CM12S update which is coming in a matter of days, I decided I wanted to go back to receiving official OTA's. I've read a ...
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How to dismiss Heads-up Notifications quickly without clearing them from notification bar?

In Lollipop, apps are able to use Heads-up Notifications over other apps. Sometimes it is useful and sometimes it pisses me off (especially during gaming). I can always swipe them away, but it clears ...
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“This app won't run without Google Play Services which are missing from your phone” on Samsung Galaxy S2

I recently rooted my Galaxy S2 GT I9100 phone. I search some of the video on YouTube about how to upgrade OS from Jelly Bean 4.1 to Lollipop 5.02. I did the same and succeed in it. The problem I'm ...
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Is it possible to *not* have a lock screen, only the pattern screen on the new android lollipop system? [duplicate]

Before I made the system update on Android I could simply unlock my phone with my pattern. Now I have to unlock it swyping the lock up and then entering my pattern. Is there any way to JUST have the ...
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CM12 Nexus 4 (Mako) GAPPS failing to flash, error: Status 7

I'm using a rooted, unlocked Nexus 4 with TWRP. I succesfully flashed CM12 but whenever I try to flash GAPPS it fails with error code: Status 7. Which GAPPS.zip should I be using for a Lollipop Nexus ...
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Anyone have any resolutions to stop kid mode crashing now my S4 has updated to lollipop 5.0?

I use kid mode at least once a day or I used to before my phone updated to lollipop 5.0. I use an S4 and now when i open the kid mode it says I have to install the app which I have several times now. ...
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Where is located flashlight activity on cm12

As you know, on cm12 does not exist Torch.apk. Flashlight run on toggle in quick settings. I am wondering, which one application contain flashlight activity? I was Googling, but can't find an answer.
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Google Drive has taken over my internal memory

OK so I decided to migrate all my pics (10gb+) from Dropbox to Google Drive. Everything went as planned but surprisingly after installing the Drive app from the Play Store, it synced all my 10gb data ...
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Sinhala fonts in Andriod 5.0 (lollipop)

I have upgraded my Samsung S5 to lollipop recently. Now I am unable to see any Sinhala fonts. Any fix for this ? Thanks !
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How to build nightly Cyanogen in laymen terms [closed]

I'm currently on a Nexus 4 Lollipop 5.0.1 and since CM is only available for Nexus 4 Jelly Bean I can't use the installer. I am rooted, unlocked and I'm using the Franco kernel. I've tried watching ...
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Gmail App crashing when printing email from App

When I am trying to print an email from the Gmail App, it is crashing and saying unfortunately Gmail has stopped. Device : Moto G 2nd Generation Lollipop 5.0.2 Please tell me what could I do in ...
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Can't read my SMS on my Android phone

Recently I upgrade my Samsung s4, and now every time when I get a message via SMS, the text - and background - all white?: I tried messing with the settings, but still my messages won't show up? ...
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Open wi-fi connectivity issue in lollipop(moto g 1st gen)

I upgraded moto g 1st gen to lollipop so I am not able to connect to open wi-fi networks. Mobile gets connected to open wi-fi networks however it doesn't show login page to enter credentials. How to ...
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Can I get this latest update off my phone (Galaxy S4, Lollipop)?

Can I get this latest update off my Galaxy S4 phone? I can't handle the color changes and need it off my phone.
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Kids Mode crashing after upgrade to Lolipop

Samsung has included very nice app to setup special environment for kids, called "Kids Mode". But after recent system update and upgrade to Lolipop (Android 5.0) Kids Mode has stopped working. I ...
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How to enable battery percent in moto g2

At the time charging battery percentage will display on lock screen on my moto g2. How activate this percentage permanently in status bar aside battery symbol Will anyone please help me
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Android 5.0.1 doesn't handling additional media buttons

when I use android 4.4.4 (Galaxy Nexus) minus button plays next song. plus button plays previous song. But android 5.0 (Nexus 4) no actions for these buttons. if android no longer support these ...
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Lollipop Easter Egg (AKA Flappy bird) is unplayable when using Arabic language

I have LG G2 on CyanogenMod 5.0, and I set it to Arabic language. When I tried to play the hidden easter egg (Flappy bird), the flying robot is not shown when using Arabic language. How to solve this ...