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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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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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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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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Upgraded from KK 4.4.2 to CM 12 Lollipop, can't restore app data (S4 Mini LTE)

After taking a full Nandroid backup of my previous os and apps using CWM recovery, clearing cache and performing a factory wipe, I went ahead and flashed Lollipop. This is the ROM I used: https://s....
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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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Download queued and stuck

I have Android 5.0.2. A notification showing in Line 1 "Downloading English (US) and Line 2 "Queued". I long touched on it and the text changes to Download Manager. How to get rid of this annoying ...
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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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How do I disable the bootup sound on (TMO) Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge?

I have a T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge that I would like to disable the bootup T-Mobile 'jingle'. How do I disable this?
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Moving files with Terminal Emulator on a non-rooted Android

I'm using the Terminal Emulator app on a non-rooted Android 5.0.2 phone. When moving files from a folder of the external SD card to another with: mv /storage/extSdCard/DCIM/Camera/* /storage/...
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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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Motorola Moto G2: Unable to pick incoming calls most of the time

I'm unable to pick incoming calls, nearly 8 out of 10 times on my device. The calling party thinks that I am trying to avoid them.
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Issue with Lollipop upgrade on Micromax Yureka: calling interface

I could not record the call while I'm talking. To record, I need to go to many options before recording the call. It was good in kitkat and to record the call with one button click. And the interface ...
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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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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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Tried to root android tab 4 10.1 with Supersu and odin, now i think it's soft bricked

so my android tab 4 10.1 with 5.0.2 android lollipop only wifi is so wrong atm. What did i do? Try rooting with odin-supersu. Failed over 10 times it didn't work. I wanted to start it all over with a ...
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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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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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Change colour of contacts (Nokia 6)

Is it possible to change the colour of the contacts? It is getting confusing with my text conversations all colour coded but contacts completely random...
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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"...
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Lenovo vibe K5 is not turning on anymore

I have rooted Lenovo Vibe K5 and i had installed CM 13 (Marshmallow) it was working good cause of some need, i had to install CM 12.1 (Lollipop) and i tried installing through TWRP recovery CM 12.1, ...
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Malware on LG G3 redirecting all browsers

More or less two or three weeks ago strange pop ups came up on my PC. Antivirus detected ga.js as virus. I thought it was a false positive. Then I've found that the thing somehow jumped on my phone. ...
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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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How do I stop Android to auto enabling allow unknown sources?

Every time I restart my android 5 lollipop phone It auto enables allow installation of apps from unknown sources option. I switch it off manually then in a few seconds a pop up for an unknown app to ...
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“Error: Invalid Number.” when sending an SMS

I have the 2014 Moto X, running Lollipop. For some contacts, when I try to send them a message, I get an SMS saying "Error: Invalid Number." I have noticed that this happens when I go to compose a ...
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Lollipop - Apps not autostarting

I have Alcatel 5054D with Lollipop (5.1.1) on board. I noticed that some apps are not starting on boot or on events that are fired by the OS. For example, when my phone was not rooted I tried to ...
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Temporary root Nexus 5 in adb shell to access a /data folder

I want to backup a data/data/com.package.name folder but the app manifest is set to backup=false. To access the folder I want to temporary root the phone in the ADB shell and then access the folder ...
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How to disable the Lollipop notification popups while in a game?

I know there are fixes for a rooted device with Android 5.0+ to stop the notification popups for like text messages and apps like facebook. These I've found tend to be perminant and not so easy to do ...
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Wifi not working on Samsung S3 (WifiStateMachine( 2240): Failed to load driver)

as I am really desperate now about the wlan problem on my Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 I am now going to post a question in the hope that someone might help me fix it. Problem description: I cannot ...
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Suddenly phone is dead for no reason (it has non-removable battery)

We have a Micromax Q380 at home which is running Lollipop. It was working fine last night and suddenly it is not responding this morning. Power button and it's combination with volume buttons won't ...
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How to watch lectures in Adobe Connect app when I can't find Flash 11.2 for Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.1?

I want to watch prerecorded Adobe connect lectures on my Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.1. The problem: when I try to play them through a browser (I have tried Chrome, Firefox, Dolphin, and ...
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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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How to stream audio from PC to android device through USB?

How to stream audio from PC to Android Device over Bluetooth Is there a way to stream all audio from PC to Android via USB? Can I stream video from PC to an android device over USB? I have found ...
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How to prevent apps from reloading…?

In my phone (Moto E2 running on 5.0.2) while I'm using facebook, I found a frequent reloading issue. The problem happens only when I go to an external link to read some articles and after switching ...
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Contacts Storage process consumes more than 53% of battery life

My battery doctor app points to "Contacts Storage" which is a native Android process as the chief consumer of battery life. Can't disable the process because no other app can reach or display my ...
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HTC One M7 Text messaging problems

I Have a HTC One M7 that had it's software updated 5/26/15. The only problem i'm facing is that I can't read my text messages. I can open my text threads, but it won't show the actual text messages....
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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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How do I recover photos taken from guest account in andriod 5.0

On my Nexus 5, with Android 5.0.1, I had switched to guest user and had taken some photos. Then I switched back to my admin user. A day after I switched back to guest user to get those photos and ...
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Hacker keyboard emoji button

While in Discord on Android 5.0, Hacker Keyboard puts an emoji button instead of enter, putting enter to be accessed only by going to the special buttons(numbers and the sorts). I have to note that ...
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adb backup command on non-rooted device creates an empty backup file?

I recently tried to backup my Motorola Moto G2 XT1068 phone running Lollipop 5.0.1 and after connecting it over USB with usb-debugging ON and I ran the adb backup command to backup my device ...
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Not able to access 3g Data when no wifi connection

Since I updated to Lolipop on my Moto G, I cannot access internet when I am not logged into a wifi connection. Maps tells me that I'm offline, chrome tells me that I am offline. I go in Settings/Data ...
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How to set Google dialer as the default dialer in Sony Xperia Z3+?

I hope you are well. I have recently switched from a Google Nexus 5 to a Sony Xperia Z3+. However, I'm slightly annoyed at all of the default apps that Sony bundle with it. I have already replaced the ...
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Mote E 2nd Gen keypad not opening

My Moto E 2nd Gen (Lollipop) mobile keypad is not opening when I try to type a message or try to chat or search contacts. Google Voice opens "Tap to speak", which is not working either. "Language &...
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No cellular network after OTA to lollipop (Nexus 4)

I have a Nexus 4 with Kitkat, working fine with t-mobile (USA). Yesterday, I did an OTA to Lollipop (LRX21T; baseband M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.01701.04). But after that the cellular network only briefly ...
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network problem after update in lollypop of Micromax unite 2

I updated my unite 2 4gb from service Center in Lollypop. After then its problem create no network some time . Then its fixe when I on flight mode and off it or restarting phone. But after some time ...
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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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Turn on screen during notification on Moto G

Before I had an HTC one with 4.x & 5.x with custom roms. Whenever I got a text message and my phone had the screen off, the screen would turn on. I didn't think this was special behavior. I just ...
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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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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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How to upgrade Xiaomi Redmi 3 to Android Marshmallow?

I have recently updated the MIUI 7 to MIUI 8. Thought it was based on Android Marshmallow. But it is on the same Lollipop version. How do I update it into Marshmallow? I know there is no official way ...
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XT1064 - 5.0.1 - Rooted - Issues with writing to /sdcard

I just rooted my Moto G 2014 XT1064 running 5.0.1. I used this article to do the root process: http://maktechblog.com/how-to-unlock-the-bootloader-and-root-the-motorola-moto-g-2nd-gen/#Root Which ...