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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ADB backup restoration on an older Android version

I have made an adb backup of my OnePlus One running an unofficial CM12 ROM based on Android 5.0.2. Is it possible, considering the latest release of Android for the Nexus 5 is 5.0.1, to then restore ...
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How can I take a high-resolution screenshot?

I'm using a Nexus 5 running on Lollipop 5.1, and I can take a screenshot by holding POWER and VOLUME-DOWN. However, screenshots appear to be limited by the resolution of the device's screen. ...
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Does Android L Developer Preview fix the mm-qcamera-daemon problem?

I have a Nexus 5 running on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat, and the mm-qcamera-daemon problem appeared today for the first time (I don't have the usual culprits like Snapchat or Skype). Does Android L ...
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Android 5.0 sync questions on HTC M8

I'm trying to figure out how to set items to individually auto sync. On the HTC M8 under accounts & sync in both 4.4 and 5.0, I noticed I cannot select items to auto-sync individually. I can ...
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Why doesn't nova launcher remain as my default launcher in Vivo Y51L?

I am using Vivo Y51L ( Andriod 5.0.2 ) and when ever I set nova launcher as my default launcher, it works. But when I open the nova settings and after that remove it from the background, the launcher ...
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How easy to discover passwords from stolen device

My android tab was stolen. There was no protection. It has at least 3 pieces of information I care about - amazon, Google and Microsoft accounts. I don't think it's in hackers hands. So how easy for ...
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Add apps to default Guest account on Lollipop

I like the guest account feature on lollipop, but I would like to add apps to the account, so that a guest can use more than just native google apps, that I have available on my device. I know this ...
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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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Unable to reset proxy settings

After watching a video only available in a certain country using a proxy, I wanted to revert back to my regular connection. I went and removed it in my settings (Screenshot showing No proxy). ...
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How to enable otg in moto e

I am using MOTO-E and working on lollipop OS. Here, OTG is not supporting. I have read it from google which Moto-E doesn't support OTG. My question is Will oTG work on OS 4.4 (Kitkat)? How to ...
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Incoming calls from unsaved numbers showing UNKNOWN NUMBER in my MOTO G

I recently bought this phone for my dad and its upgraded to lollipop. But whenever any call is coming from an unsaved number, its showing "UNKNOWN NUMBER calling. " The phone happens to be brand new ...
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Forgot Android Password

I've tried waiting for the reset via google account to show up, but it didn't. I've tried to use Android Device Manager, but when I try to reset the password, it says "Since Google has verified that a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can I install custom ROM on Android mobile having low internal memory?

I want to install the latest custom ROM like Lollipop but my mobile has low internal memory, about 150MB. Will that be a problem during the installation of the new custom ROM? I have already rooted my ...
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After Lollipop - when I add account there isn't an option to sync contacts/calenders - only email

Just installed Lollipop on my Xperia Z3, now when I add an email account there is no option to sync contacts, calenders or tasks - only email. I used to be able to see my work calender (Outlook active ...
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Stuck on moving to SDcard

I have Alcatel 5054D with Lollipop (5.1.1) on board. I tried to move some apps to SDcard by pressing "Move to SDcard". Some of these apps moved successfully and some stuck in "Moving" state. I tried ...
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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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Sony Xperia Z1 - problems with voice sound after update to Android 5.0.2

After update Android to 5.0.2 there is a problem in my Sony Xperia Z1 compact. When I make or receive phone calls the caller does not hear me (or hears, but poorly, with noise). After restart these ...
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Android not hanging up when hangup button is pressed

Phone: Galaxy Note 2; I605 (Verizon- Unlocked) Carrier: T-Mobile Rooted: Yes I have this problem with Android Lollipop where when I cancel a call, the hangup button disappears and the phone says "...
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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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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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Can't get rid of one text message

I have had this single text message on my phone since June. It simply won't delete. It comes through my Twitter account and is send to my SMS, but all other such texts delete easily. |H | E | L | ...
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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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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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Is there a way to overwrite defaul font for a specific app Android 5.0?

An app I ran on Android system before Lollipop (LG G2 phone) where the system font worked inside the app, no longer affects the application (LG G3) in Lollipop. As far as I know, all settings are the ...
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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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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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how can i backup wifi profiles without root?

this option isn't available in my default backup app ( huawei backup ) android 5.1 that's what Available in the default backup app note: the managers category doesn't contain any wifi info
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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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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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Force 720p Resolution on InForce 6540

I'm working with an InForce 6540 board that has 5.0.2 Lollipop installed. I am trying to connect a display device that has a max resolution of 720p at 60hz. I am using a micro HDMI connection. The ...
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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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Android Lollipop Boot Issue

ASUS Zenfone 5 A501CG ; Switched Off, Power button and Volume buttons are broken. When I connect charger It shows USB Sign and goes off as shown in Video Link. Please Watch It. I have Important ...
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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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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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Upgrading a locked Android 4.4.2

I want to try to upgrade my Huawei Y560-U02 Android 4.4.2 to anything newer but it should at least be Android Lollipop. I opened another thread in regards for this phone in order to get the firewall ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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). ...