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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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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ZTE Z936VL FRP Bypass [duplicate]

I've spent hours searching, nothing. Someone please tell me how to bypass the google account verification!!! i dont mind getting a OTG cable if need be, preferably not but with as much time into as i ...
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Lock Screen is showing Junk Characters

Intermittently, my lock screen will start to display junk characters. A power cycle will clear up the problem but I'd like to know how to keep this from happening again. The first time it happened ...
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Set Open DNS in Android 5.0.1

Just updated my Oneplus One to Android 5.0.1, and I can't change the DNS when I select the "Static IP" option in Wi-Fi settings. Basically I can put the values in, there is just no way to press OK and ...
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Device keeps on asking me to sign into my wifi network

This issue just started today and I am at my wit's end because my phone still asks me to sign in to a wifi network which I have been using perfectly well for the past week. These are the details: I'...
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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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Why are there apps using 0.0.0.0 in my Lollipop if DNS verification is on

welp, I tried the *#*#4636#*#* and on the phone info there is the option to disable 0.0.0.0 with DNS verification. There are however some apps like google's contacts sync that are listening on the ...
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Installing apps on Smart TV without playstore

This is similar to this previous question, but for a tv rather than a phone. My smart TV is made by Intex (India) and as per guides, runs Android 5.0. There are some inbuilt apps and an 'Intex play ...
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Lollipop Contact Count

I have a Nexus 6 with Lollipop 5.0. I am wondering how many contacts I have on my phone. Of course I could go through and count each one but is there a way to put the contact count at the bottom sort ...
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Completely uninstall an app on Lollipop

I am having a problem with uninstalling apps on Android 5.0 (Nexus 5). I am developing an Android app, so I debug/run the app directly on my device. For production, I exported the same app with my ...
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Unable to permanently forget a WiFi network

I have an 802.11ac router at home with both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz connections and separate SSIDs for each. In most parts of my home, the 5Ghz connection is utterly useless, which I learned the hard way from ...
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PC no longer recognizing Android Device

While I never had problems before with my Android phone, suddenly one day when I was connecting my phone to the PC via USB it stopped working. Both my PC and my phone didn't detect each other. ...
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How to force stop/block/blacklist UC News and 9apps from installing in my android phone for whole life

I am annoyed of the unwanted apps UC News, 9Apps and some other apps from automatically installing on my android phone. I have disabled install unknown source applications, but everytime I restart my ...
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Screenshot of Notifications on Lollipop

There is a notification in Chinese showing on my Android Lollipop screen. I'd like to get a translation but have no access to a Chinese speaker at the moment, so I attempted to take a screenshot of it ...
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Is it possible to boot Amazon Fire Phone with a vanilla build of Android Lollipop?

I was wondering if it would be possible to run a vanilla Android Lollipop build on Amazon Fire phone. Google won't support it by default, but is there a patched version of the Lollipop ROM that could ...
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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?
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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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How to get Kit Kat style status bar on Lollipop?

On my Nexus 5 I have Cyanogenmod 12 installed which is based on Lollipop. I don't like many of Android L features (OK, I know I can downgrade but not now) and I want to get back some of KK features ...
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How do I fix malware installed automatically in the /system directory?

I bought a Lyf Flame 7 from Reliance Jio last september. It runs on Android Lollipop. My phone is not rooted and it has never downloaded any other apps from the internet except from the Play Store. ...
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How to access “Apps with usage access” setting on LG G3?

I have an LG G3 with Android 5.0, but I can't find this setting. I read it's in Privacy → Security, but the setting doesn't seem to be there: Screenshot (click for larger variant)
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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 do I play a video in the YouTube app at zero volume while simultaneously playing music in an MP3 player app?

Sometimes, I love to play music at a high volume while watching text YouTube videos and muting YouTube, like what I do on PC. I have a Huawei phone running Android 5.0 (Lollipop).
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Factory Reset, Google Photo's recovered old photos

Recently purchased a Oneplus One second hand from eBay. It was factory reset by previous owner, and it has since been factory reset by me a couple of times. I have setup Google Photo's today and it's ...
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How to mirror an Android Screen on Laptop

My Android device screen touch is not working, it's just damaged, so I have done the hard reset on it. But it still doesn't work. And now when I start the device I'm not able to proceed further from ...
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How to keep an ODROID device connectable via adb?

I'm using an Odroid (rooted) device running Android 5.1.1 on a local network and I'd like to be able to control it via adb. Currently I'm running this at startup: setprop service.adb.tcp.port 5555 ...
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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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Lollipop boots only in recovery

I am using a Lenovo p70 phone with custom aosp 5.1 arm64 based rom! I am using TWRP recovery. Until today i had no problems with the recovery. Today i rebooted my phone in recovery by typing reboot ...
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Android x86 (Lollipop 5.0.2) stuck on logo during boot

I downloaded Android Lollipop x86 for my Toshiba Satellite L505D-S5965 and installation went perfectly. I pressed reboot when it was finished and the GRUB menu was there and I started Android. ...
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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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Missing 2G only on my Galaxy s4 I9505 on lollipop

I have a problem with receiving calls and text messages due to a weak 3G signal, now I want to make my phone and force it to work on the 2G mode only, but since I am on lollipop 5.0.1 I don't have ...
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Micromax Unite 2 A106 updated to Lollipop version and no network or sim detected

Using Micromax Unite 2 A106, updated to latest version of lollipop, after finalization and restarting my phone is not able to detect any SIM/network. Also no display of selection of Mobile network is ...
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How to set custom ringtone for contacts group in Lollipop contact app

I'm using Moto g with Lollipop 5.0.2. I can add contacts to group by edit contact. How do I add specific ringtone for specific contact? How do I add specific ringtone for specific group? If there ...
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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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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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Wifi Hotspot dnsmasq no DHCP ACK

I am creating a Wifi hotspot with hostapd and providing DHCP/DNS through dnsmasq on an Android 5.0.1 device. When a client connects to the Wifi hotspot it is subsequently unable to obtain an IP ...
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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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Open a new tab in chrome from a shortcut or app

Problem Since updating to Android 5.1.1 I started using the new tab switcher merged with recent apps, however, every time I click on chrome I have to wait for it to open the last tab only to open a ...
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Huawei P8 lite does not ask for user name password for connecting to WI-FI

I have a Huawei P8 lite with Android 5.0.1. My phone is having an issue when connecting to Wi-Fi. But only for my office wifi. For other wifi networks, it gets connected with out any issue. One ...
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pm hide VS pm disable — the identity crisis

What's the need of pm disable when pm hide already does its job? I've compiled some information based on my search and research: click here to see the table (edited). As you can see, pm hide can ...
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How to get the one-line clock on the lockscreen back on my Xperia running Lollipop?

I've just updated my Sony Xperia Z3 Compact to 5.0.2. The clock on the lockscreen used to be like this: but now it's stacked like this (two lines): Is there a way to keep Lollipop but get the old ...
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APK won't install

I have a Moto X running Android 5.0.1 and can't install an APK that i've received on my e-mail from a developer on my company. I already researched a bit about this and none of the similar problems ...
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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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How to access SysDump menu on Samsung Galaxy S5, Android 5.0

My Samsung Galaxy S5 tells me I have insufficient storage to update apps. Looking at the storage menu, I have enough space, and it will work if I clear the cache through the storage menu. This is ...
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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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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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Volume buttons not working in fastboot mode (LG Leon H320)

I'm trying to unlock the bootloader on my LG Leon (running on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop). I've followed SO many online tutorials, and most come down to one and the same problem: First I create a backup ...
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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 ...