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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Nexus 4 Nav soft-keys not responding

On my Nexus 4 (Lollpop), the nav keys no longer respond when it is in portrait mode, and the q key no longer responds when it is in landscape mode. Here is the bug report. This has been discussed at ...
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Should you remove recent apps from multitasking drawer?

I own Nexus 5 with 5.0.1 Lollipop in it. I was wondering weather or not it is beneficial to remove recently opened apps from multitasking drawer or is it harmful for battery life and maybe performance?...
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How do I enable “Factory Reset Protection” in Lollipop

I keep reading that Android 5.0 has "Factory Reset Protection", the so-called "Kill Switch" soon to be mandated in California, but that it's opt-in. How do I opt in? I've looked thru settings, ...
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Notification light in silent mode on Lollipop

With Android 4.4 on my Nexus 5, when I set the notification volume to 0, the notification LED would still pulse when receiving a notififaction. This is the setting I usually want. Now, with 5.0, I ...
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I want the old Gallery app back

So, my Nexus 4 got Lollipop, nullifying the old/default Gallery app. I hate the Google+ app, a lot, especially it's gallery "replacement". Other gallery apps from the market. None of them are what I ...
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Stuck on Download Pending in Play Store after Updating to Lollipop

Good day, as the title states, whenever I download an app from the Play Store, it just says Download Pending. There is no queued apps being downloaded. I tried the force stop, clear cache, clear data ...
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Nexus dialer default number

When using the default dialer on Nexus, you can search contact with the T9 dialpad. However, I can't seem to find a way to set the defaults for the numbers that come up for each contact. It doesn't ...
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Enable bluetooth tethering via command line

Is there a way to activate the bluetooth tethering mode in Lollipop using the command line? You can do it for usb tethering by running the command service call connectivity 30 i32 1 Is there a similar ...
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Wifi symbol always show exclamation mark since Lollipop upgrade

Since getting the recent Lollipop upgrade, the wifi symbol always has an exclamation mark. Wifi seems to work fine, and I gather this symbol means something to do with inability to access Google ...
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Ignored 5.0 OTA update on nexus 4 now can't get it back

I ignored the 5.0 update when it came over the air a couple of months back because I didn't want it at that time, and now I do want to update, but it's nowhere to be found on my phone. I go to ...
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How to make full backup of encrypted Lollipop Nexus 5 device?

This guide describes how to make full backup of whole memory block. My N5 is encrypted with Android 5.0. As far as I understand new mechanism, it envolves dependency on some external data taken from ...
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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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File “has unexpected contents” error when sideloading Android 5.0

I have a Nexus 7 (2013) (wifi) and am trying to update the software to Android 5.0. When I try to sideload I get this error: Installing update... mount: failed to mount /dev/block/platform/msm.sdcc.1/...
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How do I make the priority menu disappear

I recently upgraded to Lollipop on my Nexus 5. To put the phone on silent, I press the volume-up button and select Priority. Great. Now how do I make that menu go away? I can click on an empty area ...
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How to make Bluetooth tethering work?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 (Lollipop) and a Visual Elite Prestige 10Q tablet (Kit-Kat rooted with KingRoot), and I'd like to be able to use Bluetooth tethering to let the tablet share the phone's data ...
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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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Strange behavior on Nexus 4, Android 5.0.1 (issue with Google Play Services?) Apps don't autostart, Google apps don't work, phone freezes

Update: Resetting only the Google Play Services app as has been suggested didn't work for me unfortunately, because (in addition to what I've written below) the "force stop" and "uninstall updates" ...
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Answer without unlocking in android 5.0

I recently upgraded my nexus 4 to android 5.0 (Via OTA update). Now, for some reason, when I get a phone call the screen is black and I have to press the power button ress/swipe the lock icon on ...
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What's an alternative to the KitKat-People's app groups view in Lollipop's Contacts? [closed]

In Android KitKat's 'People' application I was able to access my contacts per group assigned, as shown below using my Nexus 5: The new 'Contacts' application since the Android Lollipop upgrade does ...
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Android Lollipop not displaying H or E symbol when Data is on

I just updated my Moto G (1st gen) from KitKat to Lollipop. Everything is great except two days after loading the update, the symbol displaying 3G (H) or 2G (E) stopped showing either even when data ...
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Can't read my SMS on my Android phone

An update fixed my problem. It was - as I suspected - just a bug. Recently I upgrade my Samsung s4, and now every time when I get a message via SMS, the text - and background - all white?: (Click ...
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Unlocking screen brings up Phone app on Lollipop

I just updated my Nexus 4 to Lollipop. Now, every time I unlock my phone, the Phone app opens. Surely this is a bug and not a feature. It doesn't matter if I received a notification; and I'm not ...
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How much disk space (GB) does Android 5.0 OS take up? Is “System memory” the OS? Is 5.5GB typical? Can I free any of it?

I've been a proud owner of an Android for all of ~6 hours now. I just upgraded from my dumb phone, to a smart phone, for the first time ever, this afternoon. I know, a little later than most... I ...
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Android Lollipop's notification bar is not transparent in Nexus 4

I had updated my Nexus 4 with Android 5.0 OTA update last week. I observed that the notification bar is not transparent. I see some reviews of Android Lollipop (Nexus 4) in YouTube and as I remembered ...
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No previous song button in Lollipop?

I've just updated to Android 5.0 and it has already showed that I need some time to get used to the new layouts and such. That's not really the issue though. The thing that I couldn't wrap my head ...
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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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WhatsApp contacts doesn't merge with Google Contacts

I can't really reproduce what caused the issue, but all my contacts show up separately, it's like I'm having two contacts with identical name, one in the Google account containing all his phones, ...
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Stuck at Google logo AND system recovery AND oem locked

Please tell me there's a solution to this..! SHORT version: Normal startup: Stuck at Google screen. Unlock bootloader: Stuck at selection. Recovery mode: Stuck at Google screen. Long version My ...
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How can I downgrade from Lollipop to KitKat

Not at all happy with Lollipop on my Z3 compact. My battery lasts half a day and I'm not keen on new format How can I downgrade and get back to Kit-kat?
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How long device has been running since last charge?

In Android Lollipop, how do I see how long it has been since the last time I charged the battery? I mean I can get the approximate time by eye-balling the graph shown in Settings -> Battery. But, is ...
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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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Stock Nexus 5 reboots randomly

I cant take it anymore and even with a full insurance plan, Sprint is not willing to replace my phone with a brand new identical phone. It has had this issue from day one. I think it rebooted itself ...
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How to use Gallery app in Lollipop 5.0.1?

I have recently updated my Nexus 7 to Android 5.0.1 and I found that the Gallery app is missing. Is it possible to restore it?
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Change default app for mp3 in Firefox

A little while ago I clicked a link in Firefox that led to an mp3. My thumb slipped and I tapped "always open with", ES Music Player when what I really wanted was to just save it. Now every mp3 link ...
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Is it possible to use “unlock with fingerprint” feature, and be asked for (after boot) giving passphrase and fingerprint on encrypted Galaxy S6

I would like to purchase a Samsung Galaxy S6. One of the main reasons for the choice of device is the (apparently) good fingerprint sensor. I would like to / have to encrypt my phone (my employer ...
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Moto G 2nd Generation - Mobile Data is not working after the upgrade to 5.0.2

MOTO G 2nd gen, Mobile data not working (India) post Android Upgrade to 5.0.2 from 4.4.4...any clue.. could be linked to improper upgrade and is there a way to restore ??
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Is ART on Lollipop the same as on KitKat?

I have issues with skype on my KitKat phone with ART enabled. None too serious, but launching is very slow. Will the same issues plague me on Lollipop when my phone gets it?
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KingoRoot is stuck at 90%

I'm currently rooting a Samsung J1 Ace in Android 5.1.1 using KingoRoot in order to give Link2SD root access and move the apps, music, and other data files from its internal storage to a SD card. The ...
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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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Can I know who is changing Android's media volume?

Recently my phone's media volume will be changed to a fixed value in period automatically. I guess there's a bad app running in background or by alarm doing this, but I have no idea which one is the ...
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How to delete contacts from read only accounts

I am using android, and the I have used my google contacts to sync to this, when trying to delete an account, it shows "You can not delete contacts from read only accounts, but you can hide them", ...
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Nexus 5 crashes, battery down to 0% on Android 5.1.1

I'm currently running Android 5.1.1 (Chroma custom ROM) on my Nexus 5 and recently have been experiencing some weird issues with my battery, which have appeared more frequently in the last few days. ...
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The easiest way to root a Moto G (XT1032) Android v. 5.0.2

I have just rooted a samsung Lite 3 tablet...and it was simple. Really simple. Used Odin to install CWM, then installed a superuser app from a zip file. Really straightforward. So I decided to look ...
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Push notifications for Google Hangouts unreliable on WiFi

I just got a Moto E and am attempting to use Hangouts as both my chat client and my SMS client. This works well except for the fact that it is unreliable about receiving push notifications. The ...
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Change color scheme on Samsung Galaxy S4 running Lollipop 5.0.1

I updated to Lollipop 5.0.1 on my Samsung Galaxy S4 this morning. Now my color scheme in apps such as the texting/messaging app is Orange, Blue, Green, and Yellow. All together. It even changes the ...
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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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Android 5.0.2 Lollipop- Moto G 1st Gen Wifi Hotspot issue

I am unable to browse internet in laptop using Wifi Hotspot of my Moto G after it got updated to Lollypop. Any one has a solution?
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How to figure out what the Android Software Update is?

I just received a "Software update" and in the details it says important [sarcasm] stuff like: Size: 91.45 MB Improved stability. [WARNING: The devices will be restarted during the installation ...
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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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Youtube/Netflix randomlly pauses and displays pause icon after rooting/deleting apps

I fear I may have damaged my samsumg galaxy s4 android 5.0 phone by rooting and deleting some unwanted bloatware. Now when I am watching youtube/netflix at random intervals (2-10 minutes) it will ...