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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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Set up Google Play for restricted user accounts

i have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, running Android 5.0.2 I'm looking for a soluton to the following issue: All of my family is using the tablet. So i set up accounts for an admin, and personal accounts ...
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how can i access All application which is using INTERNET in Android

i want to access all application which is using Internet at the background of our mobile phone kindly help me how to find applications which is running on Internet at background.
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Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML) firmware update failed, device won't turn on

So I've tried to update the device, or - to be more specific - downgrade it from android 6 to 5 with an official firmware to do so. When I started, phone was at 100% battery, but the process bar got ...
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How to unlock coolpad 3622A?

I have been struggling to unlock my coolpad 3622A but i haven't been able to do that. When i use the device unlock app, I get this message "Unlock Failed: This mobile device is not eligible for unlock"...
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RCA Tablet Android 5.0 - Format SD card and transfer gallery from internal storage to sd card?

RCA Tablet Android version: 5.0 Could anyone answer.... How do I format an SD card to be portable storage and then transfer existing gallery from internal storage to the sd card so we can view the ...
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Does 'find' command not exist on non-rooted android 5.0 and below?

Recently i have tested and seen that the "find" command can not be found on android 5.0 and 4.0, but i can not find any post that discusses about this problem. Does anyone know the answer?
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How do you NOT sync contacts when adding a new google account on Android?

By the time you add a new google account it adds the contacts already and you have to uncheck the option but its too late. Its running lollipop
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How to restore my Z8 android dual SIM card phone

My Z8 informed me that a lot of files were not responding and kept me in a continual loop! Please understand that I am not that tech savvy so I am here asking for help in the simplest terms possible. ...
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dex2oat causes phone to load extremely slow

I'm running on Lenovo A6000 with Lollipop 5.02 Hello, so guys I have a problem here. It makes my phone almost useless, i cant open most app. Every time i open an app, it popped up but nothing show up,...
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How to swiping ( scroll ) in apps use usb mouse wheel on Android?

I have Android x86 on my PC, so as a mouse and keyboard, I use a physical USB mouse and keyboard on my computer. Many applications for Android do not support scrolling with the mouse wheel and you ...
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Yu yurekha AO5510

i have yu yurekha Ao5510, but yesterday my mobile is switch off automatically, and not started. so we can't not take my important data back from Internal memory. so pls guide how to take my internal ...
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My S4 is acting up, Battery to blame?

So I have an issue with Keeping the phone on. I guess I should break it down into charging vs pure Battery as I can sometimes do a poor job of explaining things properly. Note: the screen glue is worn ...
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Should Factory Reset return the phone to the original version Android installed on it? [duplicate]

I tried factory resetting a Samsung Galaxy S6. To my surprise, it left Android 7.0 on it, and didn't reset it to Android 5, which is what was originally installed from the factory. Is this normal? ...
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Xperia E5 overheating and losing charge very rapidly

I've had an Xperia E5 for around 1 and a half years now. I had no problems with the phone whatsoever, it held charge for around 3 days under my usage but suddenly, four days ago it just became really, ...
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Missing “Scheduled Power On/Off” option in Android 5.0.2 on Swipe Elite Plus phone

I have a Android Lollipop 5.0.2 based mobile device called Swipe Elite Plus (released in India). I searched the internet and found that Android 5 had the Scheduled Power On/Off available but my device ...
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How to select the 3G

I am using Moto E with Lollipop 5.1 And I am having this trouble that whenever I am using 3G service, it automatically switches to 2G and i can't able to select 3G (3G selection is not available/...
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Every Google app stopped working and I cannot act on this

Yesterday morning suddenly all my google apps (except partially Chrome) stopped working at the same time and I don't understand why, and surprisingly enough I cannot even act on this via the usual ...
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Identifying hidden character in file name

This file name apparently contains a hidden character somewhere: /config/wifi/mac.txt I wrote a script to overwrite this file, but it creates another file with the same name. I copied this file to ...
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is it impossible to know a Wifi mac address of an android phone via a link?

There is someone that I doubt that he uses my stolen phone so I want to make sure that the phone that he uses is mine or not by knowing the Wifi mac address of phone – to see if it's mine or not. I ...
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Uninstall the dangerous ImeMess app from my tablet

I have the ImeMess app warning keeping popping up even after I have done the unistall instructions. Where is it located? How do I permanently unistall it?
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How to install original software on HTC Desire 820 G+

Recently I bought an HTC Desire 820G+ secondhand. I think it has been flashed with the wrong software. Currently it is running on OS 6.0.1 but a lot of functionality, such as software update, HTC ...
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Why Can't sign in to Samsung account after factory reset?

I forgot my password and chose factory reset by turning my phone and holding volume up key, home button and power button together. It resulted in my phone being locked. But after reboot, it asks for ...
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Is there a “Reading mode”?

In Andoid 5, when doing nothing, after a few seconds (10 seconds?), the light dims, and after 30 seconds, the screen goes off. (This can be changed in Settings > Display and wallpaper > Screen timeout)...
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TWRP app bricked my Huawei Y3 II phone and it refuses to be flashed again

I have flashed my phone recovery mode official TWRP app with restarted the bootloader with ROM Toolbox Lite app, and then my phone didn't power up again and refused every single try to flash it with ...
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LG G4 H815 no sim signal

I have just flashed a Europe firmware meant for H815 to H815T. In doing so I have upgraded from lollipop to marshmallow. The firmware is so smooth and fast except that there is a big problem. NO SIM ...
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how do i bypass previous gmail acc on my hisense f20 [duplicate]

I performed a factory hard reset on my fone now it needs previous gmail acc to continue setup and I don't have the infor how can I bypass that without using a pc
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My phone doesn't boot at all after restarting bootloader

My phone is Huawei Y3II. Now, my phone is not starting, no matter how I press the power button. I have tried Smart Phone Flash Tool, but it failed and it got an error 2004 - 6045. Now, it does ...
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Note 4 SM-N910F Flashing Problems

N910F model which is proving extremely difficult to flash. I firstly flashed the latest Marshmallow UK BTU firmware on it which resulted in a boot loop. I cleared cache partition and wiped data/...
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Prevent Auto-download/ install of Apps/Ads on Micromax Phones

android installing apps without my knowledge. It also showing annoying popups. How to resolve this issue? Android version : 5.1 Lollipop Device: Micromax Canvas 6 Everytime i factory reset, it will ...
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How to Install an application that requires android 5.0+ on android 4.4.4

I have a phone running android 4.4 and the app requires android 5.0 or higher. I want to install this app on android 4.4. Do you have any way, help yourself. Thank you very much.
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How to fix Dead or Stuck pixels on my android phone using PC?

I currently have fully covered black screen on my phone and it started from a small black spot and it spread. I don't know if its whether it is a dead pixel or stuck pixel. the phone is still ...
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Cheetah Keyboard wanting permission to manage my email

I keep getting popups from Google asking me to give permission to Cheetah Keyboard access to manage my email. I got so many popups that I sent Cheetah emails. I've not heard back, so I uninstalled ...
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Where Android Phone ( HTC E9 Plus , in my case ) Stores encryption keys for SD Card [duplicate]

I have this mobile : HTC E9 plus Dual sim, running Android Lollipop ( 5.0.2 ) . I did a huge mistake, which i was unaware of. I encrypted SD card ( samsung EVO 64 GB ). Then after few months, i ...
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fb_temp not appearing on orca/cache folder

I tried to recover my facebook messages that were deleted around a month ago using the ES File Explorer. So I went to Internal Storage > Android > data > com.facebook.orca > cache. The forums stated ...
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It's ENTIRELY possible to upgrade or downgrade Android directly from that mobile device with no computer needed? [closed]

I'm wondering if it is at all possible to downgrade my current version of Android on my smartphone from marshmallow to lollipop without the use of a regular computer. Is it able to be downloaded and ...
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How can I fix an android tablet which says data wipe error

My tablet seems to have have got stuck when trying to reset it to factory settings after it got stuck in the boot loop. It keeps telling me "error, data wipe failed", then flashes something with ...
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Cant figure how my phone is full

I have a Galaxy S5 Neo, about 2 years old. For about a year, i have been getting notifications that the phone is full and cannot install updates etc. I have gone through the phone a few times, ...
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Screen not turning off while charging in floatify lockscreen

I am using floatify for lockscreen and there is a problem. While I connect my android device (my device is galaxy s4) to charger, the lockscreen turns on and never turns off. How can I fix this?
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scp for “Material Terminal”

OS: 5.0 Lolly-pop Device: Samsung Galaxy note 3 Using the terminal emulator "Material Terminal" is it possible to add an ssh command scp?
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How to fix Samsung Note 3 SM-N900 bootloader loop?

My Samsung Note 3 SM-N900 got fully discharged and now it's stuck at the samsung logo when I power it back on. Things that I have tried to fix my mobile: Wiped the Cache partition from the recovery ...
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Compass and gyroscope for Xperia Z1

I am looking for a way to create a flashable zip for the gyroscope and compass fix as it is not working after installing a custom ROM. Looking for ways to revert the kernal settings only for sensors. ...
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Push notification a certain date

I want to have a push notification a certain date. Google calendar lets me create "reminders", but I do not even see those in the app "Calendar" or the app "Google Calendar", even if the latter shows ...
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Prepare for Shutdown but not power off

We are using a custom Android device running on Android 5.0.1, which does not have a power button per say and no battery: when we plug in the device, then it boots, and we usually plug off the device ...
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Samsung j3 pro internal memory disappeared

Samsung J3 Pro just sent about 5GB of MP3 files from my Laptop to my phone and now the phone has nothing in its internal memory. It's like I have a new phone. Just default folders. I have telegram app ...
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Audio tags not playing. A fraction of a second if lucky

It seems like html5 audio tags are not playable on my LG G3, using google chrome 63, Android 5.0. When I click the play button. The playback will not start. If lucky, I will be able to hear as much ...
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What file system for Asus Zenfone 2 on CentOS 6.9?

I'm trying to mount my Android Asus Zenfone 2 on CentOS 6.9. I created a folder in /mnt/android as the mounting point. I edited the /etc/fstab file in the following way because somewhere in some ...
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Locating a wallpaper that comes activated by default after ROM flashing

So I have a v5.1 ROM that has this one wallpaper that automatically comes activated by default when the ROM is flashed that I wish to locate and "remove/replace" - yes I do not want to salvage the ...
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Plug a Bluetooth 4.1 dongle on a lollipop tablet

We have a lollipop tablet (Asus P023, Android 5.0) that has a Bluetooth 4.0 device. But for a new toy for our girl, we need to have a 4.1 Bluetooth device. Is it possible to use an external USB ...
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Locked out because password too long. What to do?

Today I lost my phone, and I locked it using 'Find my Device' to make sure no-one could take a look. I locked it using a 18-digit password, but now I can only enter 16 digits on my phone, so I can't ...
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Add Smart Lock screen security options to Amazon Fire HD 8?

Smart Lock is present in vanilla Lollipop 5.* but isn't included in Amazon Fire HD 8, which is based on Lollipop. Can Smart Lock be added/enabled on Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet devices?