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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All contact names on device changed without user intervention

All of the contact names stored on my device got changed to "1 Null" without my intervention. How can I get them back? Any ideas?
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How can I cancel and delete OS Software update of Andoroid KitKat?

Initially I would like to update my Android OS from KitKat to Lollipop. Unfortunately, it will decrease around 950MB it internal memory/RAM. Then I decided will not continue to update it. But, how can ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 - Sound / Interrupt settings missing?

Sorry if this is not the right place to ask, and also sorry for the deluge of pictures. I just cannot explain this properly without them, and as far as I was able to research online, nobody else has ...
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Does lockscreen widget still supports in compatibility mode on Android 5 and above?

As per the documentation here: https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/appwidgets https://developer.android.com/about/versions/android-5.0-changes.html#lockscreen-widget-support-removed Google ...
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Why is Android constantly removing custom keyboard languages?

On Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop) I constantly have to add the custom keyboard languages I use because they are being removed all the time and the multilingual keyboard is left only with the default ...
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Is it possible to install windows in android tablets?

I want to have Windows in Android, Is it possible to install windows in android tablets?
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Fire Tablet HD 8 and Mevo App

I bought a Fire Tablet HD 8 (7th Generation) with hopes that I could use it with the app for Livestream's Mevo camera. Much to my chagrin, I've learned that while the 8th Generation runs Fire OS 6 (...
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Some apps are installing constantly

Some apps are installing constantly and when I delete those apps, they again get installed. Quick Heal mobile antivirus shows that these are malware and resolve the problem, but sometimes they are ...
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Missing recovery mode on Android?

I can't hard reset my Android phone it seems like my recovery mode is missing what should I do to make it back to normal or default? I already tried to perform hard reset but it only reboot to menu. ...
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Cannot properly configure DNS on android

I tried to share my PC network to android device through tethering. However, when I finish configuration, I found I can only ping IP address but failed when ping domain. My setup environment is as ...
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Screen lock types None and Swipe is disabled

When I tried to remove my screen lock, the screen lock types None and Swipe is disabled. It shows that "disabled by administrator, encryption policy , or credential storage". How can I change my ...
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Can not transfer files between phone and computer via usb cable

When I connected my phone to computer via USB, it doesn't show option to choose charging or file transfer. It is always in charging mode. It is used to work correctly. I don't know what happened. I ...
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Laptop Camera works with Bluestacks but not with Nox

So i really need the camera to function using Nox Player, i have an MSI laptop with an integrated webcam. I've read everywhere that camera is supposed to work out of the box with Nox. However, it ...
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Trying to debug a network error of a 3rd party application sniffing the HTTPS traffic, but the error stops when enabling the proxy, what can I try?

This is a somewhat silly situation, we have this third party application that stopped working on our work devices, its pretty obvious that some request is failing under the hood, so I set up a HTTPS ...
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Error when using DirtyCow

I get an error when launching an exploit CVE-2016-5195. The work of the exploit is completed, without getting root rights. I checked my phone for this vulnerability with make test, as a result I ...
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Not able to save or create APN settings ? in Lenovo A6000

I have a Lenovo A6000 smartphone with android lollipop 5.0.2. The Problem is that I The APN window is empty and says " Access Pooint Name settings are not able for this user ". without Internet my ...
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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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How to root a rare Android device?

I have with me a Sharp RoBoHoN (SR-01M-W), it is an android device only sold in Asia, and there are very limited information about it on the internet and it is very hard to find outside of Japan, so I ...
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Portable HDD on Android

Can i plug 2 TB HDD with FileSystem exFAT to my phone, tablet? I tried once to connect but it was like "invicible" to mobile but HDD was powered. Any Help Please?
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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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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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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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Alcatell_50560 having issues

Can it be rooted ? Also it stops running apps often. It is super slow and lagging, is there a way to boost or speed up my phone's performance? Also doesn't like to read ty he as card all the time? ...
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What kind of applications use internet on the background? [duplicate]

Viewed the list of applications that use Wi-FI and came across what is shown on the image below. What it is? Virus? Instead of Google I use F-Droid. Root is there, but only Total Commander and ...
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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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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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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 : Tried to install TWRP, can't boot into recovery mode now

I followed the instructions for the Odin install method here and and installed the twrp-3.2.3-0-ha3g.img.tar using Odin (Reboot in Odin was unticked). Everything went fine, but when I had to launch ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Every Google app stopped working and I cannot act on this

Yesterday morning suddenly all my google apps (except partially Chrome) stopped working at the same time and I don't understand why, and surprisingly enough I cannot even act on this via the usual ...
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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 ...
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Uninstall the dangerous ImeMess app from my tablet

I have the ImeMess app warning keeping popping up even after I have done the unistall instructions. Where is it located? How do I permanently unistall it?
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Is there a “Reading mode”?

In Andoid 5, when doing nothing, after a few seconds (10 seconds?), the light dims, and after 30 seconds, the screen goes off. (This can be changed in Settings > Display and wallpaper > Screen timeout)...
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TWRP app bricked my Huawei Y3 II phone and it refuses to be flashed again

I have flashed my phone recovery mode official TWRP app with restarted the bootloader with ROM Toolbox Lite app, and then my phone didn't power up again and refused every single try to flash it with ...
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LG G4 H815 no sim signal

I have just flashed a Europe firmware meant for H815 to H815T. In doing so I have upgraded from lollipop to marshmallow. The firmware is so smooth and fast except that there is a big problem. NO SIM ...
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My phone doesn't boot at all after restarting bootloader

My phone is Huawei Y3II. Now, my phone is not starting, no matter how I press the power button. I have tried Smart Phone Flash Tool, but it failed and it got an error 2004 - 6045. Now, it does ...