Questions tagged [5.0-lollipop]

Please only use this tag if you feel your question is specific to Android 5.0 -- the 10th publicly named Android release which debuted with the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 in November 2014.

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Checking on Android OS for unauthorized access and the last connection of the charging cable to the phone

The question arises, how can I view the last attempt to connect the charger to the phone and also track the last attempt to select passwords and attempts of unauthorized access and authorization on ...
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What version of Kiwi Browser can be installed on Android 5?

I have a Samsung SM-P905V tablet that is running Android 5.1.1. Nothing newer is available, and no one has figured out unlocking the bootloader to allow a custom ROM. I want to load Kiwi Browser, and ...
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How to install Termux on old Android 5 devices ? (using the official archive)

Context : Hello, I have a GPD XD console under Android 5 with a complex launcher. I would like to install the very good Pegasus frontend (install and play, no tweaks), and for that they require to run ...
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Unable to have wired Xbox 360 style controllers recognized by Android 5 (Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2)

I've got the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 tablet on the latest Android 5.0.2. I've got 2 gamepads which work on the Xbox 360 and when I try to use them on the tablet, none of them are recognized. I've ...
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A mysterious file blanc_yyyymmdd_hhmmss.png in the download list

So I found a PNG file on my phone. The file is 2 years old, and I found it in the list of downloads. Its name is blanc_yyyymmdd_hhmmss.png. The weird about it is that the timestamp on it is the same ...
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Samsung Galaxy s5 (G900A, rooted, android 5) does not connect to pc through usb

I have been able to connect my rooted galaxy to a computer with usb and be able to use ADB as well, but recently, my android device has not been able to connect to any computer. I have also noticed ...
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Can I have a vm desktop on android without vmos?

Can I have a direct vm to run on android 5.0 lollipop? Because I have looked quite a lot of places pls answer if you know one that is not vmos
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How to activate guest and multiple users based profile in android 5.1.1 lolipop

question How to activate guest and multiple users based profile in android 5.1.1 lolipop I had rooted my lyf water 7 ls-5005 through chainfire super user ..as my mobile have android 5.1.1 lolipop ...
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Contacts on android - what changed from release 5 to release 9 / 11? Installed apps do not see contacts visible to pre-installed apps

I could not find info via web search on what has changed with contacts from release 5 to release 9 / 11. I installed WhatsApp on a new Android 11 phone (during switching from Android 5, contacts were ...
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Cannot move apps to SD card using App2SD

I have Samsung Galaxy Core Prime running Android 5 Lollipop. I try to move some apps in the SD card with App2SD, but the file manager does not work. Can anyone here tell me more about my issue? ...
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Force Android to display "Desktop Version" when you add to home screen

I view several websites only as "Desktop Versions" but when I add them to my home screen they do not respect this decision. Is there any way to force this feature to work correctly?
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What happens to a Li-Pol battery L13D1P31 if it is left on a permanent charge?

I have an old tablet (Lenovo Tab 2 A7-30 and a L13D1P31 battery) that I want to use as a permanent display of some data like a weather forecast. I would like to leave this tablet plugged in ...
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Weird touchscreen behavior along one edge of tablet

I fished out my Lenovo Yoga Tab 2 Pro from a drawer after quite some time, reset it and am testing it before giving it to someone. It seems that along one of the longer edges a narrow strip is simply ...
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compile apk for Android 5 from the source code of an app for Android 6

Is it possible to compile apk for Android 5 using the source code of an app for Android 6?
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How do I create a separate vendor partition?

I recently got an android phone running AOSP Android 5.1 Lollipop. I want to upgrade its software to higher android version, probably 9.0 as per the phone's capacity. But for that, I need treble ...
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ADB does not install any APK

This is an old phone LG L90 with Android 5.0.2 Lollipop (it does not support any newer version). ADB does not install any APK, like literally any, old or new, any app, downloaded from anywhere on the ...
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What does a status bar icon that looks like a SIM card with a little house inside it mean?

I have Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. There is a status bar icon between the Wi-Fi and the signal icon that looks like a SIM card with a little house on it. What does this icon?
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How to enable treble support in old devices?

Today, I am back to challenge you all. As you would have guessed from the question title, this post is to know about enabling treble support on old phones. Of course, there are a lot of guides on the ...
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How to find where an app is saving its data and then acess it?

This app provides offline acess to a big database. So it must be somewhere in the device. But i'm having trouble finding where, and if I could even access it when I found it. I can't find the folder ...
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How to get Android Pie style recent apps on Android 5?

I'm back with another question. Let's make it simple. I want to have the horizontal style recent apps view ie Android 9+ style recent apps view in my rooted Android 5.1 phone. I have searched both on ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mail App not syncing while set to Automatic sync(Push)

It does sync automatically(push) only when I have opened the app. But today, eventhough I had it opened it didn't. I would like my phone to sync auto even after I close the app. I would also download ...
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Vodafone VFD 100 android 5.0 phone shows "no command" on recovery mode

I have a problem with my android 5.0 Vodafone VFD 100 phone. So it restarted on its own, and then showed the message “Android is starting, optimizing app x of y” (not the first time). There were 19 ...
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Android Version differs from expected API level

I have found a pretty old device Huawei Ascend Y210. This mobile officially has Android 2.3.3 (API level 10). I found an online custom lollipop ROM for the specific mobile. The device has CWM as ...
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Safest way for rooting

I would not recommend rooting a device that is still under warranty. I am trying to find a way to root my old device from 2014 that has become my daily because the new one got damaged and cannot ...
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What is the meaning of "Unfortunately, the process android.process.media has stopped."

It keeps popping up when I start using the phone, shortly after it has booted. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900), running Android-5.0 I flashed the phone and installed a fresh copy of the ...
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WiFi ad-hoc mesh network made of 10 Android smartphones

re.: WiFi ad-hoc mesh network made of 10 Android smartphones I have a number of wifi, GPS, accelerometer enabled smartphones (Android 5.) and would like to build ad-hoc mesh network. I read: ...
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How to access build in explorer in android 5.0.2

I would like to know how i can access the build in explorer as we can from android 6 like This way setting>storage and USB>explorer but in android 5 no explorer is there, i can access through pictures,...
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Extract sms and other personal data from Android Backups without device (ADB, Nandroid, ODIN Backup [.tar.md5])

I have some old backups of my older phones (samsung galaxy S4 / i9500). One of them is a Nandroid backup, one is ADB, and i guess the third one is an Android Image created most probably by ODIN (.tar....
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Android battery pinout

I have an Lollipop EDC. That Android has battery with 6 pinouts. How to get information about battery pin-out via ADB?
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How to remove X button on video overlay?

YouTube version 15.08.52 on Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop) is showing a X button on the video overlay user interface and it has to be tapped to hide the UI. I searched on the internet and some posts say it'...
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How can I customize order of navigation buttons on Android 5 (or 6 if not possible)?

I saw a lot of tutorials where people talk about software called "Customize Navigation Bar" that requires at least Android 7.0. I wonder if it's possible to do it on Sony Xperia M5 that has only ...
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How to check that my Phone supports MicroSd Card SDXC UHS1 Bus Speed U30 card or not?

My device manufacturer technical specifications say that Expandable storage supported is of 128GB FAT32 hope its slots must be supporting SDXC form factor not SDHC form factor and UHS1 U3 BUS SPEED I ...
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Upgrading a locked Android 4.4.2

I want to try to upgrade my Huawei Y560-U02 Android 4.4.2 to anything newer but it should at least be Android Lollipop. I opened another thread in regards for this phone in order to get the firewall ...
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All contact names on device changed without user intervention

All of the contact names stored on my device got changed to "1 Null" without my intervention. How can I get them back? Any ideas?
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How can I cancel and delete OS Software update of Andoroid KitKat?

Initially I would like to update my Android OS from KitKat to Lollipop. Unfortunately, it will decrease around 950MB it internal memory/RAM. Then I decided will not continue to update it. But, how can ...
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Does lockscreen widget still supports in compatibility mode on Android 5 and above?

As per the documentation here: https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/appwidgets https://developer.android.com/about/versions/android-5.0-changes.html#lockscreen-widget-support-removed Google ...
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Is it possible to install windows in android tablets?

I want to have Windows in Android, Is it possible to install windows in android tablets?
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Missing recovery mode on Android?

I can't hard reset my Android phone it seems like my recovery mode is missing what should I do to make it back to normal or default? I already tried to perform hard reset but it only reboot to menu. ...
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Screen lock types None and Swipe is disabled

When I tried to remove my screen lock, the screen lock types None and Swipe is disabled. It shows that "disabled by administrator, encryption policy , or credential storage". How can I change my ...
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Laptop Camera works with Bluestacks but not with Nox

So i really need the camera to function using Nox Player, i have an MSI laptop with an integrated webcam. I've read everywhere that camera is supposed to work out of the box with Nox. However, it ...
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Error when using DirtyCow

I get an error when launching an exploit CVE-2016-5195. The work of the exploit is completed, without getting root rights. I checked my phone for this vulnerability with make test, as a result I ...
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how can i backup wifi profiles without root?

this option isn't available in my default backup app ( huawei backup ) android 5.1 that's what Available in the default backup app note: the managers category doesn't contain any wifi info
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How to root a rare Android device?

I have with me a Sharp RoBoHoN (SR-01M-W), it is an android device only sold in Asia, and there are very limited information about it on the internet and it is very hard to find outside of Japan, so I ...
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What does it mean when appears a no Sim/SD Card when I turn on internet

I got a Lollipop 5017 A, and sometimes when I use the phone internet it appears a little ícon close to the internet one that shows a card with a diagonal risk as if the phone can't find the SD/SIM ...
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Where can I find the default /system/lib for Lollipop

I have a rooted Alcatel 5017 A and I wanna check the libraries on the system (I think I got hacked) can anyone show me the default content of system/lib for this phone? Thank you all! Also, I would ...
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jpeg don't pass on mac

android 5,1 on soyes 6,1, photos on SD card (FAT32), not on the phone storage; when connected the jpeg don't open on mac's aperçu, announce corrupted (missing meta dates); on the phone (android) it ...
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What kind of applications use internet on the background? [duplicate]

Viewed the list of applications that use Wi-FI and came across what is shown on the image below. What it is? Virus? Instead of Google I use F-Droid. Root is there, but only Total Commander and ...
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Can I get Fire OS 6 running on a Fire HD 10(7th gen)?

Android Studio claims Fire OS 5.3.6.4 is Android 5.1.1 API 22. I would really like to be using Nougat (which apparently Fire OS 6 is). Shouldn't I have the latest Fire OS on my tablet? Is there a ...
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How to use lsof, netstat and ps commands with complete options on Android?

I tried T-ui and although it has the lsof command, it cannot do lsof -i for example, so I need to go through every single process in Android. My phone is rooted and I wanna know the PID of the process ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 : Tried to install TWRP, can't boot into recovery mode now

I followed the instructions for the Odin install method here and and installed the twrp-3.2.3-0-ha3g.img.tar using Odin (Reboot in Odin was unticked). Everything went fine, but when I had to launch ...
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