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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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How to re-partition MT6582 device? (EBR1 & MBR only available) (Infinix X507)

How could I re-partition my MT6582 device: Infinix Hot X507's Internal Storage (also known as Apps Storage Partition, System Storage) in order to expand it (it's about 1.04GB now, and only 3MB are ...
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Archos 50 Power does not recognise external storage

I recently bought the Archos 50 Power however I sent it back after it appeared to be faulty. Today the new one came, however, the exact same problem is occurring. I have an SD card that I used in my ...
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How to remove Google Play services?

I want to increase my ability to remain anonymous, or at least make it harder to track me. I want to remove Google Play completely from a Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.1. Android works fine ...
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Queries on Android Camera

I know the concepts of camera driver and camera HAL(hardware abstraction layer) but I don't have much idea about the upper layers(camera service and application). I want to know 1. Who and when is ...
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Can I install Cynogen OS on my Yu Yuphoria 5010A?

Basically I have multi touch issue on YU yuphoria,I recently googled and found that custom ROM can remove this problem,cyanogen in my case but all the tutorial were for 5010.So I need to know whether ...
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Lollipop - Google Play Services is murdering my battery when roaming

I'm on vacation in America, and ever since I got here, my Samsung Galaxy S5 running stock Lollipop (no updates pending) has been burning through its battery at about 1% per minute (with the screen off)...
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I can get Internet Access, Though I cannot Use Instant Messagings (LINE, Zalo, Viber)

I have a problem regarding the internet connection to my android applications, e.g. Instagram, LINE, Viber, etc. I use Android x-86 version 5.1 (Lollipop) on Vm-ware. Actually, I have internet ...
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How to update Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 from Lollipop to Nougat Android 7.0 version? [duplicate]

How to update the Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 from Android 5.0 Lollipop to Android 7.0 Nougat (without Root)? Currently not getting or not showing any updates either with Software Update or from Samsung Smart ...
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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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typed stop on my android and it has stoped or freezed

I've typed 'stop' in terminal emulator on my lava fuel f1 and it has gotten stopped/Freezed. How to undo or deploy the command. Please help.
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adb can no longer detect my Lenovo TAB 2 A7-10F after updating Android to Lollipop

I have a Lenovo TAB 2 A7-10F tablet which originally comes with Android 4.4.2. I used to be able to connect to it with adb but after updating (using the updater in Android settings) to Android 5.0 ...
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Speaker sound has too much high frequencies and is too much compressed

I listen a lot to music with my Samsung A3, and the sound is totally ok with headphones (thus no strange software effect applied to audio out), but when listening with internal speaker, I notice: too ...
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How can I see how much internet bandwidth each process is using at the moment?

On Android, I have a nice Xposed module which shows me the current internet usage, but for the whole system, not per app: On my desktop computer I have this expandable panel item which shows me ...
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What does this notification icon mean? Samsung s7

I just bought an galaxy s7 edge, and this weird icon is on my notifcation bar. I cannot seem to figure it out. Does anyone know what it does or means? Thanks.
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How to check adb commands executed on an Android device without executing them?

In my city recently smart benches were added to some parks. They have WiFi, heating, cooling, wireless charging and USB ports. They're really cool and stylish, but when I plug my phone in to charge ...
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How to revive my android phone?

So my phone is dead or whatever it is. It just show the logo screen showing that it will boot into recovery but after all it just turned off. The boot loader is locked so I had nothing to do. I ...
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Is it the hardbrick. Phone is not turning on neither by forcing it by pressing vol up,down and power button

I have flashed a stockrom downloaded from the internet from the given link to my qmobile z10 mtk6753, using SP flashtool https://docs.google.com/uc?export=download&confirm=45sO&id=...
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Rooting HTC One M7 Verizon

I have an unrooted HTC One M7, from Verizon. I used to be able to root it with KingoRoot, but now that does not work. I have tried many things to do this: KingRoot KingoRoot TowelRoot WeakSauce The ...
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Get back lost picture after flashing ROM

I'm guessing I know the answer to this but still wanted to ask. I picture got deleted and I would like it back. It was taken with the stock android camera. I flashed a new ROM and that's how it got ...
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How To Activate my LG

My LG phone has a network lock on it through METRO,-PCS, I bought the phone at a local pawn, it says needs google account from previous owner, and its got a safe mode stuck on it too. Please help.
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How to remove the confirmation step in the PIN unlock screen?

I’d like to remove the need to press OK or ✔️ for a faster PIN-unlock, the confirmation step doesn’t add any additional level of security since it seems the PIN length is always 4 digits. I have ...
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I have bricked my android phone. Is there any way to go back?

I just bought a new android phone running Lollipop 5.1. flashed a custom recovery (a modified recovery based on clockworkmod recovery). Then flashed a buggy custom ROM. In which many of the functions ...
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Device soft-bricked after flashing Xposed ;-;

Newbie here! I rooted my phone, (Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900) and I'm trying to get Xposed working. After flashing Xposed*.zip, my device is just stuck on the "SAMSUNG" screen. Do you guys/gals know ...
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Oppo Neo 5 (2015) Stuck at Logo Screen

So I rooted my phone successfully. Then after that, I installed Flashify to Flash CWM Based Recovery and shows "copying file to ....". After that it reboots to recovery and now it is just showing me ...
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How to you become a ROOT Shell user?

So I am rooted and used a root checker to give me some good information about my device. I noticed when it gave me info about my root it told me that I was a "non-root" shell user. So what does this ...
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NEED HELP NOW!!! CAN'T restore ROM!

I am trying to flash my backup ROM – but when I click "Restore" in TWRP, it doesn't find my files! What am I doing wrong? Screenshots (click images for larger variants)
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How do I prevent apps from blocking a second screen?

I used Google cast to cast my phone's screen. That worked. But all4, the Channel 4 catch-up app, wouldn't display on the second screen. A message popped up saying "all 4 doesn't work on secondary ...
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How do you deodex a stock Lollipop ROM without a computer?

So I figured out why Xposed won't work on my rom. My android 5.0.2 Lollipop rom is odexed and have heard that xposed currently doesn't support odexed roms. Any way I can possible deodex my rom without ...
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Disabling quick settings and notifications bar in Lollipop

I need to disable the quick settings and notifications bar on an Android Lollipop rooted device. The only way I've been able to do it is disabling the SystemUI app using the following command pm ...
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Consequences of disabling com.android.SystemUI

I have not been able to find the consecuences of disabling the SystemUI app (com.android.systemui) on Android Lollipop. The tablet is rooted so to disable it I just have to send the command pm disable ...
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Does “clear data” of a running app also “force stop”?

In settings, if you go to an app and click "clear data" does that also cause the "force stop" function to be activated? I'm thinking that when you clear the data of an app, the app is basically ...
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Lollipop: OpenVPN connects, no data. Jellybean: Connects, gets data

I have 2 Azpen tablets, one running 5.1.1, the other running 4.2.2. I have an OpenVPN server and I am able to connect and use it successfully with a variety of devices (Windows, Linux, and the 4.2.2 ...
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What's missing to run Next Radio, and how can I get/install it?

I've got a Samsung Galaxy S4 (Verizon), currently running Lollipop as provided by the carrier -- not rooted. Verizon has apparently recently begun to allow NextRadio to run on some of their phones, ...
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How can I set my bluetooth visibility on all the time with lollipop?

I use my phone as a beacon. When I show up places, other bits of hardware notice my bluetooth presence and do things. As of lollipop apparently this doesn't work anymore because there is no way to ...
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I can't root my OPPO Neo 5 (2015)

So I came a lot of steps to root my OPPO Phone, Installed KingRoot in Android but failed to root, then tried the PC Version (Higher Success Rate) but still failed to root, I also tried KingoRoot, and ...
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Android Studio doesn't see device

I know that this question was asked for several times, but I tried almost every solution that was suggested and Android Studio still doesn't see my device. My configuiration: Windows 7 ...
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what is this directory in android 5.0

Using SD Maid, I was looking around with file explorer and came across this directory in the efs folder, and I have no clue what it is, if its malicious or not. Its the only directory in the efs ...
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How to disable all “please rate our app” dialogues?

I use a lot of different apps, and many of them prompt me to rate them in the Play Store. Some of them don't have a "never" button, so they keep bugging me. Some of them don't realize it even if I've ...
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Huawei Y635-L01 Lollipop?

Has anyone got a way to flash lollipop on the Huawei Y635? The guides on google aren't that help full.. Beat answers will get voted up Thanks FlashWaihi
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S5 SMS not showing in Conversation View, only able to view in Folder View

After I did a factory reset and restored all apps from Titanium Backup, my SMS stop showing in Conversation View. It is, however, viewable in Folder View. In Conversation View, it will only show up ...
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How do I switch cameras for scanning QR code from Website - Lollipop

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime running Lollipop and need to scan a qr code through Chrome. The website allows for me to press the QR code scan option but when I do, the front facing (selfie) ...
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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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How do I get rid of two “viruses”?

Yesterday I was looking at a sight and a message on my screen popped up on the incognito page; An embedded page at s3.amazonaws.com says: MESSAGE! Congratulations Comcast Cable user, you have been ...
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Phone Soft Reboots when Restoring Backup via ADB

I recently made a full backup of my Galaxy S4 via ADB (adb backup -all) and have a file (backup.ab) that I would like to restore to the very same phone (after its /data partition was wiped). I ...
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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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Is it possible to update my cherry mobile flare lite 2 from kitkat to Lollipop?

I have cherry mobile flare lite 2 and I want to experience lollipop but I don't know, I can't find update for my phone
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Skype is not working on Samsung J5

Recently, I have just installed Samsung J5 firmware manually, because there was a problem in updated Marshmallow. Now, whenever I try to use Skype on device it says something went wrong try again ...
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge camera glitch

My friend has the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge for about 2 months and her front facing camera is turning all her pictures a red negative effect on it. I will show an example the other camera settings work ...
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Android 5.0.2 hide navigation bar on Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50

I have issues when run shell commands that require root privilege on Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50 (rooted) 1- I'm trying to hide the navigation bar on using adb shell command I have to restart the device to ...
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Android - Rename file via sideload?

In an effort to get a WiFi adapter working I was following instructions on replacing a file called 'linker' in system/bin. Before copying the new linker file you gave I renamed my old one to linker2 ...