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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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error on “install and update” to lollipop 5.1.1 in nexus 6

I have nexus 6 with lollipop 5.0.1. There is setting to install and update to 5.1. I download and install. But facing error on half way. Showing android icon with error text. How should I do that?
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WhatsApp DONT prompt to RESTORE from local storage, against what WhatsApp FAQ says in its website

I ran into this weird situation, where : I backed up my whatsapp to local storage, inside : Databases Folder Then i changed my whatsapp Number ( To another New SIM ) Format my HTC Phone ( HTC E9 plus ...
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Can I get this latest update off my phone (Galaxy S4, Lollipop)?

Can I get this latest update off my Galaxy S4 phone? I can't handle the color changes and need it off my phone.
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Remove stock android apps via file manager

I have a rooted HTC One (M8). I want to remove some pre installed apps like Play Newsstand, Play Movies, Fitbit etc. I tried uninstalling them using System App Remover by jumobile, and Titanium ...
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How can I run a startup script for GNURoot Debian?

I've installed GNURoot debian on a rooted Android device and I can launch a debian shell programmatically using am, but I couldn't figure out how to run a command like starting dropbear. What's the ...
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Android Lollipop Google Now Launcher is not fully transparent

As seen in the screenshot, Google Now Launcher status bar is not fully transparent. It has shadows in my phone. (Moto G XT1032, Lollipop 5.0.1) But the official screenshots does not have that shadow. ...
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Usb mass storage instead of mtp

I accidentally removed my whole file system on my phone .I tried to recover my files with my linux pc using photorec program .but photorec only can detect directly connected devices to the system.my ...
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command line text editor for android lollipop terminal emulator [closed]

Is there any text editor for lollipop which i can use from terminal emulator??The editor must be like gedit or notepad like (means i can create any kind of file like .txt .c .cpp .html etc)I have used ...
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Add deeplink shortcut to YouTube playlist

My Dad is in a nursing home and I'm trying to make his days a bit more interesting. He's unable to do much more than sit still so operating technology is out of the question. The carers are too busy ...
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Update Lava Iris X1 Grand to Lollipop

I have Lava Iris X1 Grand. When I first bought it, the update was available. I was not interested at that time. Now I feel it should be installed but it doesn't work. Anytime I click software update ...
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How to resolve boot loop problem on android PumpKinx 10.1" tablet

I've android PumpKinx 10.1 tablet with 5.1 Lollipop android os. I did take backup of its stock recovery image. Since there is no custom recovery image for this device I tried to flash it with twrp ...
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How does Android WebView Update from Google Play work?

One of the touted features of Android 5 is the updates of WebView through Google Play. The official documents state: The initial release for Android 5.0 includes a version of Chromium for WebView ...
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Browser keeps refreshing tabs

I have a LG V480 (1GB RAM; LG Lollipop 5.0.2), when switching from one tab to another tab which was loaded before, it will reload it. Example: 3 tabs with 3 websites, everytime i switch tab it will ...
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Huge Data Usage started last month - 4GB over mothly average

I have an HTC One (M8) with Cyanogenmod 12 (12-20150625-snapshot-yng4nao09n-m8) which I have been using since June. Before that I had a different version of CM on the same phone and did a full reset. ...
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system app not working

I have a widget to turn data connection on and off. Since I upgraded my Nexus 4 to Lollipop, I get the message "widgetsoid needs to be installed as a system app" So I rooted the phone, moved the apk ...
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Using a custom Lock Screen does not unlock the SIM (PIN)

When using Hi Locker as my lock screen, my Android Lollipop device does not prompt me for my SIM PIN upon boot -- and leaves the SIM card locked (therefore providing no service). Details: I'm ...
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HTC One M7 Stock ROM Installation

My HTC One M7 phone is S-OFF, has the latest firmware 7.19.401.2, and has nicely installed "ViperOne+9.0.0-fix", the Recovery is TWRP 2.8.6.0. Everything works very well, except that the proximity ...
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Change SM-G530H Memo App Limit of 1500 Characters (rooted phone)

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G540H lollipop version 5.0.2, rooted... I have also Titanium Backup Pro and ES Root File Explorer... Stock Memo App has limit to characters per each unit, I think ...
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Not ringing for incoming calls (Micromax Canvas Tablet P480 - Android 5.0.1)

I have Micromax Canvas tablet P480, using Android 5.0.1. When screen is locked it does not ring for incoming calls. Why? (But rings when the screen is unlocked) Due to this I am missing many calls. ...
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My Nexus 5 (5.0, stock, rooted) won't boot, despite being on 70% charge when I last checked. What can I do?

When plugged in, it kept repeating the Google logo, shutting off, and repeating. I unplugged, and now it won't turn on at all, no matter what combination of power and volume buttons I try (even ...
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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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Cannot remove root and Kingroot

I installed Kingroot and rooted my phone. I don't know how it happened but Kingroot became my system application and now it cannt be removed. If I open Kingroot and go to its settings and try to ...
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Any way or app to enable vibrate only mode in Lollipop?

I have a Moto G and earlier the Moto Assist used to have a setting to put phone in Vibrate only mode while in meetings. On updating to Lollipop, I don't have this option. I know that it's possible to ...
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USB connection without unlocking screen

i am connecting my phone with USB (using MSC) to my car for listening to the music on the phone's microSD card. It only works, when the screen was unlocked before connecting the phone. Also, when ...
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Block Google app on Lollipop 5.1

My son had an old Moto G running KitKat. On that phone, I set up an app locker to block the Google app because there was no way to restrict the "safe image search" on that app. Instead of him ...
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Lost Android with no internet connection

I was concerned that I lost my phone earlier and accessed Samsung's Find My mobile. Having gotten a "not connected to network" message I was concerned. Luckily my phone was in an odd place but when I ...
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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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How to root Samsung Galaxy S5 for AT&T with Lollipop

I have Samsung Galaxy S5 for AT&T with Android 5.0 Lollipop upgraded. Is there any way to root this phone? PS. How do I root my Android device? This question is different. I heard that rooting ...
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How can I get the IMEI on Lollipop and upper with ADB?

I'm trying to get the IMEI with this command "adb shell dumpsys iphonesubinfo" but is not working. Also I try this: adb shell service call iphonesubinfo 1 but neither How can I resolve it?
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Lollipop screen not locking, even after removing smart lock etc

Since I played around with smart lock, my device just does not lock anymore. I disabled smart lock, I cleared all credentials, I removed device administrators, accessibility accesses (Lastpass). ...
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Missing photos from Google Photos app! Help!

My son uploaded about 1000 photos but when he got home from holiday and logged onto the app the photos simply weren't there even though when he did the upload he got a backup successful message. Is ...
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Unrooted Samsung Galaxy S5 running Lollipop 5.0 randomly reboots

Since I installed Lollipop on my Galaxy S5, my phone is trying to reboot itself randomly approximately once a week. But it gets stuck on the boot-up logo screen then, only showing the word SAMSUNG ...
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Nexus 10 - Android 5.0.1 OTA upgrade, “no command” and suggested steps failed

I was trying to install the OTA upgrade on my Nexus 10 running Lollipop 5.0.1. Got the "no command" problem. I tried the steps below from this link. I can't get past step 1, as when I do that, it ...
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How to prevent Google from asking for location permission when enabling GPS?

I took this new phone which had a notification about an update. Thinking it is like Windows OS where I must have the newest updates for proper security practices- I agreed for the update. Turns out ...
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Galaxy S4 keeps rebooting

I recently updated my galaxy s4, and after this update contacts app keep force close from yesterday night my device keep rebooting constantly. already did Google and tried so many things. I have ...
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Blurry images in gallery

Had a nexus 10 for nearly a year now. Before 5.0 came out w/e version I was on, the extra large images that I had imported from my computer to my nexus would properly resolve and keep their quality ...
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Can't record Facebook messenger call

My friend has Cloudfone excite prime. He can record the Facebook messenger, whatsapp calls using his phone's default voice recorder. I have Samsung Galaxy Note 3. If I try to record the messenger call,...
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Why can't I kill most processes right now

It all started when mr.douche hacked my phone, I used netstat plus app to monitor his activity and after rooting my android I started killing everything he threw at me. After mr. D failed attempt to ...
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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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Problem with updating from cm-12-20150228-NIGHTLY-taoshan

I've installed the cm-12-20150228-NIGHTLY-taoshan to my C2105 and now I want to update to cm-12-20150303-NIGHTLY-taoshan but I get this error. This package is for device: C2105, C2104, c2105, c2104, ...
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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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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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Spoof WiFi settings as 'On' but use Cellular Data (for specific apps or in total)

Alternatively, can android force an app to use Cellular data? The app in question: Amazon Video [Version 3.0.57.30110 "Prime Video for Android Software"] **Device in use:**Samsung Galaxy Note 4 - ...
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Turn off vibration notification for ALL apps at once

In my stock, unrooted Android 4.3 on a Nexus 4, if I uncheck the feature Vibrate when ringing under Sound Settings, it only turns off vibration for Calls. This does not turn off vibration notification ...
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Update problem in Samsung J5

I have just re-installed Samsung J5 firmware manually. After install now whenever I try to check software update it gives error saying that " Unable to update the software. A network or server error ...
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Apps opening automatically when updated!

I have a nexus 5 that I just updated to android 5.0 lollipop. Since then, whenever an app is updated from app store, it opens automatically. If 15 apps are updating all apps will open one by one. How ...
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WhatsApp not working with mobile data service

After upgrading to Lollipop, I am facing the following problem with my Nexus 5 phone. Apps like WhatsApp, Hike, Messenger are not not working while mobile data is on, but there is no issue with my ...
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Remove option for dual SIM in Sony Xperia C3 Dual

My Sony Xperia C3 Dual phone (which has dual SIM slots) has now updated to Lollipop. I never use the second SIM slot, so is there a way to disable or remove the option because in lock-screen mode it ...
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Messaging apps don't receive messages when on wifi with screen locked

I have a galaxy s5 phone running on android 5.0. In home and in office, when I'm connected to wifi network and the screen is locked (sleep), whatsaap doesn't receive any message until I unlock the ...
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Camera isn't available - Trusted Face ( Android Lollipop - Nexus 5)

Sometimes I've noticed that the Smart Lock - Trusted Face feature doesn't work, no matter what the lighting or the position of my face relative to the phone. I thought that an "Improve face matching"...