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 to manually sign into WiFi network?

I'm connecting to a WiFi network that I know show ask me for the username and password in the web browser when I go to access the internet. However it's not doing that when I go into my web browser. ...
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Recycle Bin for Lollipop?

I have an Samsung S5 running Lollipop v5. Does Lollipop have a concept of a "Recycling Bin" where deleted files go? Or is a file/picture really deleted when I delete it?
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Is it okay to populate a locally made DB in Android Studion externally? [on hold]

I created a database by coding it in Android Studio. I already have a database with empty tables. Is it okay if I populate it externally using SQLite Browser? Can I still access it without defining ...
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Is it possible to downgrade firmware via ADB sideload?

I have an Asus zenfone 2. I want to downgrade it from firmware 2.19 to 2.18. They both are built on Android 5.0
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Shared library function not getting called [on hold]

I have got the .so library from a third party company which used android ndk to build that and I am supposed to call some functions defined in this library. I am able to compile the code and linking ...
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How to know on which Google account text messages (SMS) are saved?

I have 2 Google accounts on my phone. How can I know on which Google account text messages (SMS) are saved? I use a Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900A with Android 5.0.
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How do I browser folders in Lollipop?

How do I browse my Downloads folder on my Nexus 6? Or Pictures or Audio or any folder? Right now, I do so by opening Gmail, and browsing possible attachments, which is silly but works.
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Bypass Swipe to unlock in Android 5.0.2

I have upgraded my Sony Xperia Z1 from Android 4.4.4 to Android 5.0.2 and now, when the screen is locked, I first have to swipe before I can enter the pattern. When I go to Settings -> Screen Lock, ...
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How to increase volume in the Android Lollipop

All, I was trying to increase the volume of speaker for my Moto G2(2nd) phone. I just update it to the OS Android Lollipop. I had tried the highly recommended APP (Volume+) in the Google Play. But ...
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How to update rooted Nexus 4 to Android 5.1.1 without wiping everything?

I used Nexus Root Toolkit before, and it had a "no wipe mode" option but now it's gone. So is there a way to upgrade Android 5.1 to 5.1.1 without wiping data and factory resetting everything?
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Restricted Profile cannot edit Contacts

My young minion decided to add phone numbers and e-mails to her Contacts app on her Nexus 7 tablet. Trouble is, once created she cannot edit the contact; the pencil icon is missing. Is this another ...
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Asus Fonepad 7 Tablet stuck on boot logo, and can't be booted into Recovery mode

My Asus Fonepad (k019/FE375) running stock Lollipop suddenly won't get past the Asus (boot logo) loading screen. I've tried draining the battery and turning it on again, but the issue persists. I ...
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Warning bar in “Settings - Data usage” is gone! A bug?

First, I'm currently using Android 5.1.1 on a Nexus 5, although this issue was already present when I was using Android 5.0. Now I'll explain what I mean by "not seeing the warning bar": Regularly, ...
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Galaxy s4 GTI9500 android version to update

I'm having this phone for almost two years, Currently running version 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, frankly don't have any known problems or bugs.. I think of upgrading to some of the Kitkat versions, as I know ...
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s4 upgrade - randomly takes a long time to send text

Ever since I did the upgrade to lollipop my phone will randomly take 10-15 minutes to send texts. I receive them ok, it's just sending and it's driving me crazy. Also my phone gets very hot and the ...
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How to fix 'Android is starting' optimization on every boot?

I recently updated to Lollipop on a Moto G (1st Gen). It was running a bit slow, so I wiped by cache then performed a factory reset as recommended. I now receive the 'Android is starting optimising ...
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Grey on black 'suggestion' text?

What option will help me turn off this strange text that doesn't want to go away in the text boxes of some apps like Snapchat? I'm hoping someone will recognize what this is. Click image for larger ...
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Unlocking Moto G to homescreen

I swipe to unlock my Moto G and it goes to phone book and not home screen. How can I make it go to home screen?
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Error: SIM 2 Card full (htc, Desire816 Dual SIM)

After I upgraded my Android version (to v5.0), an error appears that says: "SIM 2 card full: Delete some messages to make more space": After touching the error it says there are no messages (next ...
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How to use usb modem to connect to Internet on Sony Xperia Z Ultra running Lollipop?

I have a Tata Photon+ internet usb modem. But I am not able to access internet through it when connected my device. Whenever I connect the modem to my android device nothing shows up that you are ...
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WiFi is “saved secured” but won't conenct

This only happens with one particular network (my device (Samsung galaxy s4, on 5.01) connects to other networks fine), but I know the issue is on my end because other devices connect. My device ...
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Moto G2 internet connection switch from 3G to 2G network

I am using Moto G2 with Lollipop 5.0.2. And I am having this trouble that whenever I am using 3G service, it automatically switches to 2G and in between it gets back to 3G. This keeps on going and ...
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How To Create Android Login/Signup With Facebook Page [closed]

How To Create Android Login/Signup With Facebook Page pretty much sums it up.
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Calling problem on my moto g2

When ever I am trying to call on any no. The screen just showing dialing but there is no outgoing calls, no sound and at the end call gets cut, but there is only one no of tata docomo on which I can ...
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Unswipable notifications

On my moto G 2, in the notification area there appears to be a couple of notifications that whatever i do i can't figure out how to get rid of. One of them is an outdated voicemail reminder received ...
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Error: Process aborted, when installing zip in Moto Razr XT910

I rooted my Motorola Razr XT910 already, then I followed the process and everything went excellent. But when I wiped my data, cache, and the dalvik cache, and then choosing install zip, I received the ...
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How to Delete a Contact's “Mark as Default” selection

In the stock Contacts app one can Mark as default one of the contact's numbers. I don't want to select another number as default, I don't want any of the contact's numbers to be default. How can I ...
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How to color the status bar icons in Lollipop

Since the introduction of Android Lollipop, Google made all status-bar icons white. Disregarding the app own icon colors. This is a horrible design blunder and I'm looking for ways to hack around ...
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Change mobile network DNS on Lollipop and up

Ok, this is a constantly asked question, how to change mobile network DNS. But in different Android version, you will get different method. So this is the reason I ask this. I have already known a ...
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How to add a shortcut for any app to the home screen in Android Lollipop?

I can't figure out how to do this at all. In my Android 4.0.x phone, I would simply go to the Apps button / icon, press and hold any app's icon, and drag it to any of the home screens. Now, when I do ...
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How can I permanently change an app's location to the SD card

I have some applications on my Moto G2 that I want to store in the SD card. But each time I update an app that is on the card, it migrates to the phone memory - every single time. Is there a fix for ...
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Problem: Service SMS are taking name of a contact from Google+

I have just shifted from a Kit Kat based mobile phone to a new Lollipop based Android mobile. The problem I'm facing is that service sms like from WhatsApp, Service providers, etc. are showing under ...
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Recover files from broken Nexus 6

So a couple of weeks ago, I dun gooft, and completely destroyed my Nexus 6 screen (glass, and LCD, but the touchscreen still works). That is, I can't see what's being displayed at all, and getting it ...
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I'm going crazy trying to sort WhatsApp notifications on Lollipop - help, please?

I've got a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, and it's on Lollipop 5.0.2. What I want to do is this: Vibrate when I get a WhatsApp message, when it's set to vibrate. The pop-up bar that comes up at the top ...
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How do I downgrade from Lollipop back to KitKat on htc desire 816

How to go back to android kitkat from lollipop in htc desire 816 dual sim? factory data reset and phone reset in settings, i have tried.
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Reinstallation of jellybean in Redmi 1s

please help me to re-installation of jellybean in my redmi 1s phone. i just update a unofficial lollipop version(cm-12.1-20150407-UNOFFICIAL-armani) of android for redmi 1s, and now it's not working ...
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Android SMS-App shows wrong sender

On my android 5.0 phone (nexus 5), the sms app shows sms from some (but not all) senders within a wrong conversation view. The sender's numer is +49171xyz, which is also shown in the details view if I ...
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How to bring back Wishlist option for an app which is showing as installed in playstore but not actually installed on my device?

I recently came across some apps in playstore and I want to install those apps. Since I don't have sufficient internal memory I can't install them. It says Error downloading app "xyz app". There ...
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Update android OS without SIM card

I have a Moto E phone which I brought from Tesco in the UK. I assume it is unlocked as it doesn't have any Tesco mobile branding on it when I turn it on. My question is whether this can upgrade to ...
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Cannot connect to Samsung Galaxy S4 wifi hotspot from laptop

My friend and I are trying to figure out why we can't connect his laptop to his Samsung Galaxy S4's wifi hotspot. Laptop running Windows 7 Enteprise edition and his Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android ...
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auxus beast software update - does this manual firmware update void my warrenty

the question is in regards to your instructions on updating auxus beast firmware manually, since i also getting the same error "Your system was damaged, wireless update is disabled" does this manual ...
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Show sensitive notification content when at trusted place

I have been trying to get sensitive notification content to only show when at a trusted location (android 5.1.1), however my attempts have so far been unsuccessful. Is this possible to accomplish ...
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Missing notifications in lock screen after update to Lollipop

After upgrading my Galaxy S5 to Android 5.0, notifications now are not showing in the top bar when the screen is locked. I understand that there is an option to show notifications in lock screen, from ...
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Can I update my European, T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Alpha to Android Lollipop 5.0.2?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Alpha from T-Mobile, so the model is SM-G850T. At the time of writing, according to YouMobile.org T-Mobile have yet to announce anything (see below), but other networks are ...
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Unknown symbol in status bar please help

Could someone help me and tell me what kind of symbol is the 3 stacked horizontal bars on the picture. It's the last icon in line 3, on the right. Thanks in advance for your help!
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Unable to change email retrieval size in Lollipop 5.0.1?

I just updated my Samsung S4 and the email retrieval size has been fixed at 'headers only' and its very annoying. Can this be changed?
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How to find out firmware

How does one determine what firmware they are using? I've looked in settings -> about phone and can't find it. I know I'm using Android 5.1.1 and have CM.
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Which launchers allow different custom wallpapers on each “desktop” screen? (non rooted) [closed]

In using a Samsung Galaxy S5 (not rooted, Android 5.x) and I'm looking for a custom launcher that allows me to assign a different screen wallpaper for each screen. I've tried Apex, Nova, ADW, Go and ...
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Can you uninstall Lollipop [closed]

I would really like the old operating system back is this possible?
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Listing source and symlink

I am attempting to list the source, and the symlink on Android in a terminal (from adb shell) If I use find /system -type l, it shows (I only showed 2 lines instead of the entire output) ...