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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ADB not recognizing my Micromax Canvas Xpress A99

It seems so obvious to me facing this problem.Before 3-4 days ago i have just updated my a99 from kitkat 4.4.2 to Lollipop 5.0 from the official software updater in the phone. Before updation,I can ...
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Android: File and Folder Transfer from Internal SD card to External SD mounted card programmatically [on hold]

Hi I am making a small application to move directory and files from Installed memory to external mounted SD card. But its behavior is crazy. The same application running fine for Samasung Galaxy S2 ...
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Recovery For Nexus 4 [duplicate]

How to recover deleted files in nexus 4...i have used yodot,android data recovery,easus,dr.fone But no use :( atleast help me to give a drive letter to nexus internal memory Regards Karthick
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moto g 2nd gen no ringtone after update

Hi all after the recent lollipop update which I didn't want to do because they usually cause problems I now have a problem. I only did the update because annoyingly the the notification kept ...
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can not root sm-g900f

i have a galaxy s5 sm-g900f, and i have wanted to root it for a long time. the problem is, every time i try to flash anything (but official firmware) to my phone, odin fails. the last command in the ...
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Keyboard Switcher-Does Not Display on Navigation Bar

I have the Nexus 9 and the HTC folio keyboard. I cannot get the keyboard switcher to display in the navigation bar. I have checked the settings for apps and both Google keyboard and Swiftkey apps ...
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Go launcher Ex (german) not opening anymore

I am using Go Launcher Ex (or go launcher Z), german version, on my sgs5 and since the update last night (today is the first of march) I cannot access it anymore. As soon as I press the home button or ...
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moto g lollipop error: call not sent. Unable to make outcalls?

moto g lollipop upgrade from kitkat 4.4.4, I can send SMS, receive call. But, whenever I dial a number, try to call someone, I get this message : Call not sent What can I do ??
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Not able to access 3g Data when no wifi connection

Since I updated to Lolipop on my Moto G, I cannot access internet when I am not logged into a wifi connection. Maps tells me that I'm offline, chrome tells me that I am offline. I go in Settings/Data ...
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Where does music downloaded from Google Play go on my phone?

New Nexus 6 with Lollipop. I downloaded some music from Google Play, but cannot for the life of me find where it is on the phone. I've searched through the entire thing using Astro, and can't find my ...
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Motorola moto g2 home button issue

After I have updated my Motorola moto g2 to lollipop I have been experiencing a issue with the home button every time I press it the phone asks me which launcher I want to use even though I have ...
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Ringtone shortened with lollipop

Having issue since update to Lollipop on Samsung Galaxy S5. When phone rings, sound comes on for 1 second, off for 3, one for 1, off for 3. This happens with Zedge and system ringtones. I have ...
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Can I safely do a factory reset without losing root?

Sadly my quesiton isn't that simple. To make sure everyone unerstands I will explain as short but specific as possible: Initial: stock state, not rooted, nothing special I updated my HTC One M8 to ...
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Wi-Fi antenna seems to work when the device is off

When I was looking at battery statistics I've found something strange: the bar showing wether a component is running or not indicates that wifi were active when I took off my phone. Is this a bug? I ...
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HTC One [M7] Lollipop update fails

I tried to update my HTC One [m7] unlocked/international to the new Android Lollipop with the OTA update that got pushed yesterday. However, it keeps failing. My HTC is rooted, and is currently ...
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Android 5.0 lollipop update problem [duplicate]

I have installed the new Android Lollipop 5.01 on my phone, the Moto G, update is slow, what is the reason? Android 5.0 Lollipop is now upon us, and while you might be rejoicing at all the new ...
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Update for att s5 on tmobile service? [duplicate]

So I got an att galaxy s5 that is being used on tmobile service. Am I out of luck as to getting either the att 4.4.4 update or the tmobile lollipop update? Checked through settings and version is ...
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Why can't I use wifi on my android phone (Moto G Lolipop) even though it works perfect on my laptop?

So I've been facing this problem lately, earlier the wifi worked perfect on both my laptop and my phone but suddenly it has stopped working on my phone (an exclamation mark is displayed near the wifi ...
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Screenshots often come out corrupted

I have a first generation Moto G (XT1033) with Android 5.0. Often when taking screenshots, it gets stuck at the Screenshot is being saved message - then I have to forcefully close the System UI ...
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What is the default browser of Android 5.0 and above?

Android devices used to have its stock web browser as its default browser, but nowadays, it is replaced by Chrome. And it is said that the default browser of Android 5.0 and above is going to be ...
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lollipop update bugs

I have a moto g which I updated to lollipop (5.0.2) 2 days ago. Overall I like the new features but now I can't use a digital clock widget because it won't fit on the home screen unless it's ...
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Lollipop update on MotoG causing no service for sim card

I was using Moto G(1st gen) phone for the past 1 year. I was using 2 sims and I didnt face any problem for 1 year. After getting lollipop update, I frequently get 'no service' for one of my sim. ...
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Android 5.0 sync questions on HTC M8

I'm trying to figure out how to set items to individually auto sync. On the HTC M8 under accounts & sync in both 4.4 and 5.0, I noticed I cannot select items to auto-sync individually. I can ...
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SMS Delay (Samsung Galaxy S5 KLTE - SMG900F)

I currently have a Samsung Galaxy S5 (SMG900F). The phone is rooted and I'm using a Team UB 5.0.2 Custom ROM. I've noticed over the past couple of weeks that I've began to experience a considerable ...
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android lollipop with moto g (2nd gen)

I have updated my Moto G (2nd Gen) to the new version of Android (5.0.2), after which I am facing hang and slowness issues. How can I revert this back to my old version of Android? Thanks in ...
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Lollipop lock out for Galaxy s5?

Coincidentally or not, I apparently forgot my screen lock pin after upgrading to Lollipop the night before. Per Verizon, there's no fix for people who forget their PIN - all lock outs are treated the ...
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Adb transfer protocol error. Permission denied [closed]

My phone isn't rooted and I'm trying to run my app. I already installed USB drivers and the phone appears but when I run the app this appears: Waiting for device. Target device: ...
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View which apps have accessed location data recently

I've heard that Android 5.0 (Lollipop) provides a way that users can view which apps have recently accessed location data. I'd like to list all apps that have collected my location information ...
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How do I prevent Google Search from spawning instances?

I love using the white Google search bar at the top of my home screen, but I only recently discovered that it spawns a new instance for every search I do. My phone was slowing down, and I suddenly ...
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How to disable captive portal detection? How to remove exclamation mark on Wi-Fi or signal icon in lollipop?

When connected to the Internet, the system checks if it's in a walled garden, which is simply trying to connect to google. If it fails, in Android 5, there'll be an exclamation mark on the wifi icon ...
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Unable to download update to Lollipop

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Grand 2. I'm unable to download the upgrade to Lollipop. While downloading via Wifi it says "Unable to Download...."
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My MOTOG 2 SCREEN is not respponding… how do i reboot my phone? [closed]

Is there any method to reboot my phone? I am currently on ANDROID 5.0.1
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Nexus 4 won't update

So I had updated to Lollipop some time ago, but due to some app incompatibilities I rolled back to Kitkat; Now that it seems all the issues with said apps have been solved, I decided to update again, ...
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uninstall “not installed” apps

I have Android 5 on my HTC One M8. Only have a guest user and my own user. still there are apps - partly restored by titanium backup - listed in my app manager. They're marked as "not installed". They ...
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How to query/change the default gateway via bash on CM12?

When i do a 'busybox route' on CM12 i get this: localhost / # busybox route Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface 192.168.100.0 * ...
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Stuck at boot screen after adding multi-user account

I attempted to add a multi-user account to my device, and after it automatically restarted, it has been stuck in the boot loading sequence. I tried un plugging it and running over night, it simply ran ...
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moto g2 mobile Internet problems after update to loli 5.02 [duplicate]

My sim slot 1 is damaged and i usw only sim 2. after i uograded my moto g2 to loli 5.02 i do not habe anymore mobile Internet. I tried everything with the settings and even repair Boot etc., but still ...
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Status bar notifications on android 5 lockscreen

Is there any way to get KitKat like behaviour for notifications on lockscreen... I.e not displaying list of notifications (either with or without "sensitive" data), but showing icons for notifications ...
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Moto G2 Issues after lollipop update, We need to unlock the screen to pick an incoming call

When an incoming call is received, the screen is not waking up and not showing the caller information. To attend the call, we need to unlock our phone, know the caller info and pick the call.This is ...
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I am unable to write files to my OTG usb storage

I bought a Sandisk 32GB Ultra OTG pen-drive yesterday and it was working fine, as in would allow me to both read/write through my Moto G(2nd Gen). Last night, I plugged it into my Samsung Galaxy ...
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How Can I Access “Android Lollipop” [duplicate]

I'm looking to download "Android 5 Lollipop" for my Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505. I want the official "thing". My questions are... Where can I download this? Any methods of installation? Do I need to ...
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Use mobile internet alongside Bluetooth PAN

I've made a website on a raspberry pi that I need accessible from a couple of meters away. At first I set up a Wi-Fi hotspot on the pi, but the problem was that I could not in any way get android to ...
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LG G3 recognizes only some buttons of my controller

So I bought myself today an otg cable to use it for some video game playing on my LG G3. I use a dongle to connect my (very) old PS1 controller to my phone. But when I want to play sth like Asphalt 8 ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 [GT- I9500] - Android 4.2.2

Currently working with Android 4.2.2. I'm a bit curious if it is worth the upgrade to Android 5. How can I know the improvements related to 4.2.2, - I'm currently not having any problems with it. I ...
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I Want to Downgrade to KitKat from Lollipop on Moto g2 [duplicate]

I was getting the update notification. I installed it and now it has changed to Lollipop version. I want the KitKat version on my Moto g2. Please help me. I am not liking Lollipop. KitKat was better. ...
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Why won't my phone update to Lolli, and can I force it to? [duplicate]

I was totally looking forward for the update but nothing happened, even when I went to look for updates. Weird. It's a Moto X 2nd generation, with Verizon as my provider and hasn't been rooted. I have ...
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Renaming a downloaded pdf file

I am using a Nexus 9, (Android lollipop) and I can't figure out how to rename these files. Is there any way to do it without any third party application? If there isn't, please suggest the best ...
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how can I turn off the setting that disconnects me from poor wifi

I have the Motorola G second gen. (2014) and ive looked everywhere for the setting that makes your phone avoid poor wifi, and I can't find it. on my old phone, I found the option and that old phone ...
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Moto G (2nd gen) does not support OTG after Lollipop update

I am experiencing problems in transferring video files from SD card to OTG or OTG to SD card. Its says root directory not found. This started happening after I updated my phone software from KitKat to ...
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“Upgrading apps” message during boot

I bought a new MOTO GEN2 2015, showing notification with Android upgrading start Apps.. while switching on the mobile, is any one facing this?