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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Resetting SMSC for Lollipop 5 SMS bug

Ok, so I tried to do this tutorial to fix the SMS bug that was keeping me from texting my buddy in Switzerland (I'm in the US using AT&T on a Samsung Galaxy s6 Edge with Lollipop v5.0.2); I ...
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ADB Wi-Fi connection disconnects when device goes to sleep in Moto G 2014

I can connect the device via USB and manage to play the app from Android studio without issues. Then I do adb tcpip 5555 and adb connect <IP_ADDRESS:PORT> without problems. Same goes for running ...
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Add a screenshot as attachment in Gmail android 5

How can I use a screenshot as an attachment in android 5? I really don't get why this is so hard, I can only select files from my drive. To find the screenshot I had to go to Photos -> menu -> device ...
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Is my android when turned on constantly sending radio data to my provider? [on hold]

Is my android when turned on constantly sending radio data to my provider so he can track me, or only when i am actually using the network by surfing or calling someone?
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Trouble connecting Dualshock 3 to HTC One M8 via OTG (rooted phone, Android 5.0)

For the past 3 days I've been struggling to set up my PS3 contoller to work on my HTC One M8. First, I tried USB/BT Joystick Center and got the D-Pad to work, but couldn't really figure out the ...
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Why do I have to tap two times to select anything anywhere in Yu Yuphoria?

I have to tap two times to select anything anywhere in my new Yu Yuphoria device. Also, Voice guidance is not turning off, which is irritating me. How do I fix these issues?
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adb backup command on non-rooted device creates an empty backup file?

I recently tried to backup my Motorola Moto G2 XT1068 phone running Lollipop 5.0.1 and after connecting it over USB with usb-debugging ON and I ran the adb backup command to backup my device ...
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SELinux context init_shell in boot.img permission denied with Android 5.0.2

I'am used to start a service in the android boot image with inherited context of the init.rc script (u:r:init:s0). In Android 5.0.2 (Samsung), my service does not inherity the init context anymore, it ...
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How to report a contact as spam in Whatsapp?

I received a message from a new phone number about some advertising information. When I opened the message I saw "Report Spam" option to report the spam to whatsapp. However once I replied to that ...
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How do I manage users on my HTC One with Android 5?

I have HTC One (M7) with Android 5.0.2 (the unlocked ROM 7.17.1540.7 from HTC website). I want to set up several user accounts. I've found two documented ways to do it: The one concerns Nexus and ...
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Is there a way to root the Android 5.1.1 update on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4?

Samsung finally released 5.1.1 for my Tab 4 T330NU. I was previously rooted in 4.4.2 Kitkat and when I saw Lollipop I just couldn't resist upgrading even though I knew I would lose my precious root. ...
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Accessibility not allowing apps to turn on

I have a brand new Note 4 and when I attempt to have Accessibility allow apps like Pushbullet or Omni Swipe or Clean Master to turn on, it will not allow. This is a new phone and on a previous phone ...
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Moto G vibration does not work

I just updated my Moto G 1st Gen to Lollipop 5.0.2 and the vibration just works with calls. With messages and notifications does not vibrate. I checked the notifications and configurations and ...
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Every app in GAPPS works fine except Google Play Store and Google Play Services. How to fix them?

I've done the factory reset, yet I see the popups "Unfortunately Google Play Services has stopped". I've tried reinstalling the GAPPS but a weird situation came up. I can sign in but the pop up ...
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Incoming calls from unsaved numbers showing UNKNOWN NUMBER in my MOTO G

I recently bought this phone for my dad and its upgraded to lollipop. But whenever any call is coming from an unsaved number, its showing "UNKNOWN NUMBER calling. " The phone happens to be brand new ...
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WiFi does not work properly on my phone only

This problem occured randomly. I have this problem for a week now. My phone does not connect to the router, although it shows it in the list. If I get very close to the router (max. 2-3 meters) it ...
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How to manually upgrade rooted Lenovo Vibe X2 to Lollipop?

I have Lenovo Vibe X2-CU edition that was come rooted and has Android 4.4.2, how I can manually upgrade the device to latest official ROM and where I can get this ROM ? I am new to this process so ...
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How can I remove a library from the aar using gradle? [migrated]

I'm currently building an android plugin for Unity. Because of that I need to include unity's classes.jar, which provides me with some methods in the com.unity3d.player package. However when i do ...
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How do I check which apps are hibernated the most by Greenify (so that if I don't use them, I can freeze them)?

I'm on a rooted LG G3 and running Android 5.0 - I have the paid versions of Greenify and Titanium Backup on my phone. I just want to know if there's a way to check which apps are hibernated most ...
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How to access the SIM bluetooth profile of my non android phone on my android tablet without rooting?

IT is very common in cars to be able to use phones for sending SMS or calling with the SIM bluetooth profile. But I would like to use my tablet to overcome limitations of my phone. As I already an ...
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In Lollipop 5.0.2, every time I turn on the GPS it wants me to give permission to share my location with Google. How do I stop it?

I took this new phone which had a notification about an update. Thinking it is like Windows OS where I must have the newest updates for proper security practices- I agreed for the update. Turns out ...
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How does Android WebView Update from Google Play work?

One of the touted features of Android 5 is the updates of WebView through Google Play. The official documents state: The initial release for Android 5.0 includes a version of Chromium for WebView ...
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How to upgrade Samsung galaxy A5 to lollipop without using Kies?

I'm on Manjaro Linux can't use Kies, I tried it in virtualbox, didn't work as expected. I live in Lebanon, so no A&T version or anything like that, I need standard firmware. I have galaxy A5, ...
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Upon restarting, my apps disappear.

I have a rooted phone and to save space I linked (using link2sd) most of my apps to the external SD card. Since then, on restarting, my apps vanish, and like weeks later, they reappear (without data). ...
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SettingsPreference: My preferences layout is supposed to display a list of developers, but only shows the first 5! [closed]

I'm working on an 'About' section for our ROM's Settings page, and I've got the card layout: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <RelativeLayout android:id="@+id/image_here" ...
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How do I enable MTP on S4 with Lollipop

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.1. I don't know the last time I tried accessing the phone with my computer but it worked using MTP. Now I struggle enabling MTP. The phone prompt ...
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Lollipop screen not locking, even after removing smart lock etc

Since I played around with smart lock, my device just does not lock anymore. I disabled smart lock, I cleared all credentials, I removed device administrators, accessibility accesses (Lastpass). ...
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Yu Yureka hangs after being updated to Lollipop

Yesterday, I updated my device to Lollipop, and now it hangs. I have deleted many apps, transfers the to SD card, though it still hangs. How do I resolve this issue?
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Android 5.0.2 x86 on laptop problem

I would like to get info about an issue..I installed lollipop on my laptop (through unetbootin) and everything 's fine except one thing..videos on YouTube app do not play..they keep loading and ...
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How do I get rid of the GPS navigation and replace it with an icon?

I have the Samsung Galaxy s4 with echoe rom v51 (lollipop 5.0.1 ) installed and I would like to learn how do I get rid of the GPS navigation text notification and replace it with an icon (of course ...
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battery gets drained at a certain time

Lately I've gotten a very strange behavior from my phone: at a certain time (around 23h) the battery begins to drain, it's very annoying because I used to keep the phone on during the night (and as ...
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what do the numbers after the : /dev/block/vold/179:xx mean?

I've been trying to figure out an micro sd card issue and just stumbled upon a page where someone mentioned that the numbers after the colon would represent xyz and if they are something different ...
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I forgot my phone pattern and need to reset it or at least retrieve data from it. how can i do this?

I forgot my phone pattern. Unfortunately, in the lollipop update as there is no forgot password option, I do not seem to get any other solutions. I am unable to change the lock password using ...
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Is there a way to change toggles?

Is there a way to change the toggles in Lollipop? I'd like to remove and add some.
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Multiple Outlook.com calendars to Lollipop stock calendar

My phone went ballistic yesterday and auto-erased everything and after that I upgraded from 4.4.2. to 5.0. Now that I should be a happy Lollipop user I've got a huge problem with Outlook.com ...
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How to watch lectures in Adobe Connect app when I can't find Flash 11.2 for Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.1?

I want to watch prerecorded Adobe connect lectures on my Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.1. The problem: when I try to play them through a browser (I have tried Chrome, Firefox, Dolphin, and ...
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How do i Connect PC Internet on Android Mobile?

About My Phone: Model Name: Asus Zenfone 5 ( Rooted ) Version: Lolliop 5.0 About My Laptop: Model Name: B460e OS: Windows 8 Not Having Wifi and Bluetooth. I used Broadband connection for my ...
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Screenshot saving issue on Moto G running Lollipop — unable to clear the notification

My phone has been saving a screenshot for three days now. I can't clear the notification so I'm wondering what should I do? I'd like to keep it if I can for some reasons. If I can't keep it how do I ...
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Alternative OS for Nexus 4 [closed]

I'm having some issues with Android 5.1.0 and Nexus 4: Battery lasts a very short time, sometimes less than a day with the phone barely used. I don't have anything special installed, just popular ...
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Is multi encryption a good way to wipe all traces of personal data before selling the phone?

I am going to sell my phone. It's a Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 from Germany running Android 5.0.1 "Lollipop". What I have done so far is to encrypt, reset, run camera until memory was full to override ...
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How to set Google dialer as the default dialer in Sony Xperia Z3+?

I hope you are well. I have recently switched from a Google Nexus 5 to a Sony Xperia Z3+. However, I'm slightly annoyed at all of the default apps that Sony bundle with it. I have already replaced the ...
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HTC One M7 Mic not working

I am facing an issue with my One M7 and it is very irritating. - Receiver is not able to hear me in a call. The voice is too low to comprehend. I tried multiple solutions. and i see that, - Blocking ...
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Moto E not getting OTA update

I have a Moto E (1st gen). I rooted my phone, then downgraded it with stock kitkat but phone is being switched off about 5 to 8 times daily. Now I am not getting software update for 5.0. Why can I not ...
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S-view and android 5 - cannot see the name of the caller

S-view and android 5 - cannot see the name of the caller. When someone is calling and the S-view cover is closed, i see the name of the caller displayed in black font, on the background of caller's ...
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How to make phone play a custom sound after pressing physical button?

I have LG G2 Mini with Lollipop. In Settings there is an option that allows the phone to quickly launch apps at the locked screen. So when you press and hold volume down it can open the Camera, and ...
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Can I Change Oparating System on a Smartphone? [closed]

My smartphone has Operating System called "Android 5.0". I need to install windows 8 on that smartphone! My smartphone is "Asus ZenFone 2 (ZE551ML)" which is based on "Intel® Atom™ Z3580 ...
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Attachment download location default exchange email app on android lollipop

I know similar question have been answered in this forum but same does not apply to me. I have configured Exchange of my company on Default EMAIL application on Motorola Moto X XT1052. I had few mail ...
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Root for Xperia Z3 D6616

Does anyone know if there is a working root for the Sony Xperia X3 D6616 (T-Mobile)? I just got upgraded to 5.0.2 but the battery life is awful now. I know the biggest hurdle is that T-Mobile has ...
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Forgot Android Password

I've tried waiting for the reset via google account to show up, but it didn't. I've tried to use Android Device Manager, but when I try to reset the password, it says "Since Google has verified that a ...
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Add Location to Photos

I know this is possible with third party applications, but is it not possible to add location to an image using the standard Google Photos app, either from the website or mobile app ? Just realized I ...