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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system app not working

I have a widget to turn data connection on and off. Since I upgraded my Nexus 4 to Lollipop, I get the message "widgetsoid needs to be installed as a system app" So I rooted the phone, moved the apk ...
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Updating from version 4.4 to version 5 let me to a dead phone

I have a Nexus 5 celullar. I was asked by the system to update some features. In fact it was to update to a new version: Android 5. I accept the request and give the celullar do its work. At the last ...
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Restore old keyboard on Lollipop

I love Lollipop, but the keyboard is killing me. When I swipe words, the text that shows up in the text box does not match what the suggestion says. It picks the one in the text box and not the one in ...
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Android Lollipop OTA Update Error (Nexus 4)

The OTA update for Android 5.0 has just been released in my country, and I'm facing an error when I try to install it. My phone reboot as usual for an OTA update, and then I see a bugdroid icon with a ...
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How to get black keyboard layout for Lollipop keyboard?

I just updated my Nexus4 from Kitkat to Lollipop. The most obvious change for me is the background color of the theme and especially the keyboard. It used to have a black background, now its color is ...
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What does purple colour mean in GPU rendering profiling?

In this video you can see lags in the Easter egg in android lollipop on nexus 5 What does purple colour mean?
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nexus 4 memory issue in lollipop

My nexus 4 on lollipop is facing some memory issue like app restart and it take a second to load the home screen after pressing the home button. the i haven't installed too many apps. The android ...
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Stuck on flying colors since 15 hours

I have updated my Nexus 4 to Lollipop and its stuck on the flying colors since 15 hours. Please let me know if its normal or have some problem as im a bit worried because of the same
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Android L is draining huge battery [on hold]

It's widely coming to known that Android L held back to fix the bigger WiFi battery drain issue. There is no such thing as releasing software or apps with no bugs? let me know about it!
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Android System update stuck

Got the Android 5 (Lollipop) system update on my Nexus 4. It downloaded about 108 MB out of the 395 MB but then due to the network the update got stuck. Now the system got stuck and the same is not ...
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please help: nexus 4 lollipop install wont complete

I updated my Nexus 4 to Android 5 lollipop last night using the OTA update but the install process just won't complete. It has now been on the "installing system update..." screen for more than 7 ...
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Getting OTA update once phone is rooted

My nexus 4 is rooted with a team win recovery. In the past week I've been asked three times to update to lollipop, downloaded the update but all three times the phone rebooted and the custom ...
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How can i upgrade kitkat or lolipop in LG F160 K [Korean Mobiles]

I have LG F160 K Korean phone. Currently i've Jelly Bean 4.1.3 installed. I want to upgrade to kitKat 4.4 or Lolipop 5.0 in my mobile. I found this link where i can find .kdz files but don't know what ...
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How do I return to 4.4 KitKat from 5.0 Lollipop?

I asked this question somewhere else, and they told me to ask here. I mistakenly installed 5.0 Lollipop on my NVIDIA SHIELD tablet, and I hate it. Is there a way to revert back to KitKat? I've tried ...
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Hangouts Crashing on Receiving SMS after Lollipop Update

I've recently been involved with updating a few Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 phones to Lollipop. These are OTA updates to phones on the Bell Canada network. On 3 of them we've run into problems with Hangouts ...
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Unlocking lollipop brings up phone app

I just installed lollipop on my nexus 4 (organically) and now every time I unlock my phone the phone app opens. Surely this is a bug and not a feature... It doesn't matter if I received a ...
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How to change encryption password - Android 5.0

My encryption password is too simple and was wondering how I could change it without having to reset the whole phone? I know there is an app for Android 4, but what would be the procedure on an ...
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Install error using Android 5.0

My nexus 5 was updated OTA to Android 5.0 'Lollipop' 6 days ago (no problems installing it), since then when it is connected to my pc(win 7 64bit), via a charging/desktop dock(My Mobile MKS - UC Nexus ...
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Notification light in silent mode on Lollipop

With Android 4.4 on my Nexus 5, when I set the notification volume to 0, the notification LED would still pulse when receiving a notififaction. This is the setting I usually want. Now, with 5.0, I ...
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Google Events and Contacts not Showing Up in Outlook

I own a Nexus 5. I have an Office 365 email account that I use to run my small business. When using KitKat, if I entered a contact or calendar appointment in the contact/calendar app that I was using, ...
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Light sensor not working after Lollipop update

After upgrading my Nexus 5 to Android OS version 5.0 Lollipop, an issue has occurred: light sensor doesn't work properly when I am trying to call someone. Screen always stays on and I am not able to ...
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Lollipop: override security policies (specifically lock screen/Exchange/Office 365)

When I used Android 4.4 (KitKat) on my Nexus 5 I could ignore certain security policies such as a requirement to have a PIN code to unlock the lock screen. After upgrading to Lollipop and the move of ...
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Lollipop: alarm isn't firing in time

After updating my Nexus 5 to Android 5.0 I noticed that alarm is not fired at set time (actually that spoiled my today's morning). When I set time for alarm it writes correct delta (e.g."Alarm set ...
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Nexus 5 IMEI number gone after updating

My IMEI number has disappeared on my Nexus 5 and now can not call or text . Status of the phone says: Network: Unknown Mobile network type Unknown Service State: Out of service Mobile network ...
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Nexus 7 2013 lost Battery calibration after the lollipop upgrade. Does anyone else face the same problem?

Did anyone experience battery level jumps from 50% to no charge in a matter of seconds? I believe it's a bug in the new update. My device is relatively new... About 4 months old...
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How to restore old screen power-off effect on android 5

I upgraded to android 5 and the screen power off effect which was imitating power off of these old CRT monitors is lost. Is there any way for me to restore it?
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Nexus 5 stuck on “flying color dots lollipop” screen after Hard Factory Reset

I just did a wipe data/factory reset on my Nexus 5 (followed this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHJV_UprpE8) and now i'm stuck on the boot screen(which was my problem in the first ...
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Lollipop Firmware update 5.0 on Nexus 7 [on hold]

my nexus 7 updated firmware to lollipop and now everything keeps freezing I keep restarting But Nothing Changes
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Lollipop - mute notifications but not calls

I'd like to have phone calls ring at full volume, and all other notifications be silent. Notifications should still vibrate and/or use the LED; whatever their default behavior is. I can't figure out ...
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Permitting alarm clock interruption

Recently upgraded my Nexus 5 for Lollipop. I am having a bit of trouble understanding how "interruptions" work. It appears that setting Interruptions to None (using the volume control to bring up the ...
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Customizing the notification-area toggles in Lollipop

In Lollipop, when I open the notification area (down-swipe from the top), and press the top right "user" icon, I get a set of toggles for some features: Wifi, Bluetooth, Airplane mode, Auto-rotate, ...
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Nexus 4 and Android 5

I had my nexus 4 rooted , i have heard that rooted phone would not get updated over WIFI so i Factory Reset my phone , will it now get the update or not? no signe of update notification yet
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Lollipop Calendar - new event entry screen missing Visibility option?

Did Google take away the Visibility option for a new calendar event in their Calendar app for Lollipop/5.0? It was present in KitKat/4.4, but I don't seem to be able to find it anywhere. The full ...
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Android Lollipop with Nexus 5 - Proximity & Notification Bar

I've updated my non-rooted, Nexus 5 with an OTA update to Android 5.0 Lollipop and since then I have noticed quite a few things. I am not sure if those are bugs or not. The Proximity Sensor does not ...
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How notificacions work with multiple users?

When there are multiple users in an Android device, how the notifications work? The notificacions are simultaneous for all users? There are only notificacions for the active user and notificacions ...
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Can I run the same app simultaneously with two users?

In Android 5.0, can the same app run simultaneously under multiple users?
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Accidently discarded lollipop update on nexus 4

I have accidently cancelled android update ffrom tasks. Now how will I get it again? Thanks
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Android 5.0.0 on Nexus 5 stuck on boot logo

I just recently received the 5.0 update for my Nexus 5 and now my device fails to boot. All that happens is the Google logo gets displayed on the screen and then the device does nothing else. I am ...
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Nexus-5 pulse notification LED wont work after lollipop OTA update

I got OTA update for my nexus 5 and one thing I noticed is my pulse notification light won't work after the update..no matter its a call or a watsapp message. Then I tried installing light flow it ...
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OTA 5.0 update received, phone has TWRP installed, how do i find and install the update after download?

I purchased a nexus 5 on swappa that is stock but has TWRP installed. The 5.0 OTA update is coming thru but when i download it and it restarts it takes me to the TWRP menu. I don't know where the file ...
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Nexus 10 completely dead after lollipop update

So, tried to install the new update when it flashed on my tablet. Left it downloading, and then clicked to install. Its now a brick. It cant boot, it has no commands. I have tried factory reset, ...
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Lollipop's Trusted Face can be bypassed by camera

I have enabled Trusted face, also it comes with pattern lock if face is not recognized. But it has a flaw, anyone can unlock the phone with camera/phone call shortcut on lock screen. As shown in ...
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How to fix a nexus 5 constantly playing lock sound when usb plugged?

Since the lollipop update my nexus 5 is constantly playing the lock sound when the usb cable is plugged in like every 2 seconds. When I turn the screen back on I can see that it blinks as if the UI ...
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Apps opening automatically when updated!

I have a nexus 5 that i just updated to android 5.0 lollipop. since then whenever an app is updated from app store it opens automatically. if 15 app is updating all app will open one by one when ...
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Nexus 5 multitask button not working after upgrade to Lollipop

I just upgraded to Android Lollipop on my Nexus 5 using the OTA update. For some reason, I don't seem to be able to use the multitask button. It works very rarely, but I'm having to revert to pressing ...
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My Nexus 5 (5.0, stock, rooted) won't boot, despite being on 70% charge when I last checked. What can I do?

When plugged in, it kept repeating the Google logo, shutting off, and repeating. I unplugged, and now it won't turn on at all, no matter what combination of power and volume buttons I try (even ...
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Lollipop PIN unlock - possible to hide large button feedback on screen?

The PIN unlock screen in Android 5.0/Lollipop displays a very large animated circle under each number that you press (I'm using a Nexus 5). Is there any way to disable that? It seems like it would be ...
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Custom ringtone not working on Nexus 5 since OTA Lollipop

I've updated my non-rooted, vanilla Nexus 5 with an OTA update to Android 5.0 Lollipop and since then my custom mp3 ringtone stopped working. Here are the symptoms: When selecting it via the ...
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Unified Inbox in GMail on Lolipop [duplicate]

Since I updated to Android 5.0 the Mail app has been deprecated and only redirects to the GMail app. Is there any way to use a unified inbox for all my mail accounts? I have always tried to stay away ...
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How to add a new number to an existing contact from Google Messenger?

After upgrading to Android 5 (Lollipop) and the new Google Messenger app with it, I received a text message from a person I know telling me they got a new number. Now I would like to add that number ...