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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 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 an Android 5.0 with multiple users, the same app, let's say whatsapp, can run simultaneously?
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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 ...
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Installing Lollipop [duplicate]

I have a Droid Turbo this is my first android phone since the OG nexus. I want stock android experience. I would like to install Lollipop. It's fine if i have to reformat or whatever. I dont want ...
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How can I disable the screen lock password in lollipop?

I have enabled password protection on the lock screen on my Nexus 5 Lollipop device: After enabling password, I can't seem to be able to cancel it. Any idea how to go back to None or Swipe?
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Why can't I update my Nexus 4 to Lollipop?

As I understand it, Android Lollipop (5.0) is now generally available over-the-air. My Nexus 4 briefly offered for an hour or two to install it. I said yes, and watched it start to download. When I ...
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I don't see the App Notification > Sensitive option

Nexus 5, Android 5. According to this article, http://www.lifehacker.co.uk/2014/11/18/20-hidden-android-lollipop-tips-tricks, I am supposed to see a "Sensitive" option like below but I don't for any ...
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How do I make the priority menu disappear

I recently upgraded to Lollipop on my Nexus 5. To put the phone on silent, I press the volume-up button and select Priority. Great. Now how do I make that menu go away? I can click on an empty area ...
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Nexus 4 Smart Lock Trusted Places is not there!

I have just updated to Lollipop on my Nexus 4 and can't see "Trusted Places". I use "Trusted Face" which works pretty well, but I would like to use "Trusted Places" at work. However, it is not there. ...
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Is there a way to black out screen for a particular app when viewed via task switcher?

I have a Nexus 5 and I recently installed Android 5.0 (Lollipop). The task switcher in Lollipop makes is much easier to see the screen contents of each background app as you are switching between ...
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Nexus 5: Safe to update to Lollipop if on rooted + TWRP Android 4.4.4?

I have a Nexus 5. It has TWRP as the custom recovery and on official Android 4.4.4 KTU84P build. I just received a notification that I'm able to update to Android 5.0 now via OTA. I'm aware that I'll ...
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What's an alternative to the KitKat-People's app groups view in Lollipop's Contacts?

In Android KitKat's 'People' application I was able to access my contacts per group assigned, as shown below using my Nexus 5: The new 'Contacts' application since the Android Lollipop upgrade does ...
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How do I deal with unknown installation error code -505?

I have a Nexus 7 and it has just been updated to Android 5. Two apps give me trouble after the system upgrade, games that my kids play. Dumb Ways to Die and VVVVVV. Both of these had icons after ...
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Moto G (1st Gen) xt1033 lollipop [duplicate]

Recently the 2014 edition of the Moto G got the Lollipop update. I wanted to know the exact date on which the 1st Gen Moto G will be getting the update? Also, can flashing the update of the 2nd Gen on ...
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Are there any lollipop lock screen settings?

On Lollipop it seems that the default "swipe" lock screen has changed a bit for my N5. For years I have been trained to swipe horizontally to unlock the device. Now with the lollipop update swiping ...
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No rotation lock icon in quick settings in Lollipop on Nexus 5

I've seen in several reviews that Lollipop comes with a new rotation lock icon in quick settings: ArsTechnica: But my phone doesn't have it: Click image for larger version How can I get the ...
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Connectbot menu on Lollipop

I just upgraded to Lollipop on my Nexus 5 and I use Connectbot a lot. There used to be a menu button, with things like "URL scan" and "Paste". But with Lollipop that menu button is replaced with a ...
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Possible bug in Android 5.0 [on hold]

Possible bug in Android 5.0. My nexus 5 is connected to my pc(win 7 64bit), via a charging/desktop dock(My Mobile MKS - UC Nexus 5). This will charge the phone overnight or when ever plugged in. When ...
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Screen goes blank after making a call since the Lollipop update

After I make or receive a call, the screen goes blank and becomes unresponsive. I have to restart the phone to use it again. Is there any solution for this?
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Used device manager once, now I can't set security to 'none'

Phone is an LG Nexus. I was messing around with security settings and decided to try using a pattern to unlock my phone. No more than 5 minutes later, I completely forget the pattern I set. Did some ...
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Why can't I use my Fitbit for Smart Lock?

I just updated my Nexus 5 to Lollipop, and the feature I'm most anticipating is Smart Lock — the ability to keep my phone unlocked when it's near me but still have strong protection if lost or stolen. ...
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Lolipop root problem?

So I just updated my Nexus 7(2012) to Lollipop and so far it seems alright I just can't root it as of right now. Im using WugFresh Root Kit. It's not auto detecting my device, so I select it's a Nexus ...
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Allow user to install from unknown sources on Android 5.0

I have Nexus 10 and have 2 users on it. On Android 4.4 both Users could install application from unknown sources. After upgrade to Android 5.0 admin user has Security-Unknown Sources flag is "on" ...
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Google Now Accent Bug (Lollipop 5.0)

I updated to Android 5.0 yesterday on my Nexus 5. I am from the UK, hence I have my languages set to "English (UK)" where possible, including the voice of Google Now, which has the accent of an ...
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No previous song button in Lollipop?

I've just updated to Android 5.0 and it has already showed that I need some time to get used to the new layouts and such. That's not really the issue though. The thing that I couldn't wrap my head ...
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Android Lolipop broke my enyrpted nexus 7 (2012)

I just received the update and now my device does not boot any more. I comes to the point where I have to enter my encryption password. The first time it did this it said: “Unfortunately your ...
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nexus 4, can't hear ring tone after upgrade to android 5.0

I have upgraded my Nexus 4 to Android 5.0 and now the phone bips on receiving a call but is not using the ring tone that i have chosen. it is like it was stuck in silent mode but hen i cant find the ...
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Nexus 4 battery life on Android 5.0 [on hold]

So I upgraded to 5.0 and it appears that battery life increased. But the difference is too big. Before it lasted 1-2 days, now it's 4 days. Does Android 5.0 improve battery this much, or did I have ...
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Linux Deploy on Android 5.0 (Nexus 5): “Configuration file not found!”

I used Linux Deploy on Kitkat before and it worked. Now that I updated my Nexus 5 to Lollipop (Chainfire-rooted the device), I installed Linux Deploy again, but whenever I would like to create the ...
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Cant click on heads up notifications on Lollipop Nexus 5

I installed android lollipop from the factory images on googles website. I dont know if its supposed to be like this but i think not. I cant click on the options in the notifications be it to answer ...
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How to disable Bluetooth

I try to disable the Bluetooth through the Settings -> Bluetooth menu but after a little while it re-enables itself. Does anybody experienced the same issue? Is there a way to shut it off ...
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Showbox app not casting on Lollipop (5.0) [on hold]

Anybody have any news of an update of the app? Thanks.
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Android 5 memory usage for Nexus 5

Before Android L update my mobile(Nexus 5) uses around 1GB RAM. Now, it's using around 1.6GB RAM leaving me only 250MB free memory. When I look into device memory, it's showing System is using ...
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Android 5: Bluetooth pairing dialog has no passkey form

I use several Bluetooth devices with my phone. Today I tried to pair a new one and was shown this dialog: Bluetooth pairing request Device NWP-F110 Type the pairing code then press Return or Enter ...
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Lollipop update on Nexus 4?

I installed yesterday Lollipop on a Nexus 4 and I noticed some differences from the videos and images of stock Lollipop that I've seen before. Mainly the status/notification and navigational bars are ...
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I want the old Gallery app back

So, my Nexus 4 got Lollipop, nullifying the old/default Gallery app. I hate the Google+ app, a lot, especially it's gallery "replacement". Other gallery apps from the market. None of them are what I ...
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Issues after updating Nexus 4 to Android Lollipop

I am observing the following behavior after upgrading (flash and upload factory image, no OTA) my Nexus 4 to Android Lollipop. When I clear all the recents, and again try to view recents, I am still ...