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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Crossed bell on notification meaning in CM12's Lollipop

I'm using OnePlus One (bacon) running CM12 Unofficial (daleski75's build). If you long-press a notification, you could see a crossed bell on some app. It seems to permanently mute every notification ...
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Disable Auto MMS Conversion on Lollipop Galaxy Note 3

I am having some problems regarding auto conversion of long SMS to MMS. Here in our country, we don't usually use MMS. I just want my stock messaging app to stop converting my long SMS to an MMS. Is ...
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Z3C New Firmware?

I just got a message from Sony saying new firmware is available for my Z3C (23.1.A.0.726). Anybody else get this? Anyone know what's in the update? The PC companion software doesn't give any details. ...
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Dismissing an upcoming alarm when a Calendar notification is present

I had my Nexus 5 updated to Android 5.0 recently. I notice the following "interesting" behavior of the new notification system in Android 5.0. As you know, when there is an upcoming alarm the stock ...
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is there a way to set battery save automatically at night?

I would like to enable the battery saving mode at certain time and disable it at another time every day, is this possible?
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Get rid of toast message when Spotify Track changes

I am trying to figure out how to get rid of a toast message that pops up whenever a family member changes tracks in her Spotify app on her Galaxy S5 (Android 5.0). It seems that most of the time when ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 [GT- I9500] - Android 4.2.2

Currently working with Android 4.2.2. I'm a bit curious if it is worth the upgrade to Android 5. How can I know the improvements related to 4.2.2, - I'm currently not having any problems with it. I ...
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See caller info without unlocking on Moto G 2nd gen

In my Moto G 2nd gen, when a call arrives I can hear the ringtone, but the screen is black. I can't see who's calling. In order to see that I had to unlock my mobile. Is there any fix to this?
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How to enable USB OTG on a Google Nexus 4?

How can I enable USB OTG on my Google Nexus 4 running 5.0.1 Lollipop?
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Apps suddently stopped sending notifications on my Nexus 7 (2013) running Lolypop 5.0.2

I have noticed that some apps (not all but a select few like Quizbattle and Wordfeud) have stopped sending notifications. I have checked under App Info that notifications indeed is enabled, and other ...
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getting “E: failed to verify whole-file signature” and “E: signature verification aborted” when updating from 5.0 to 5.1

I have a Nexus 5 that I am trying to update from 5.0 to 5.1 via a sideload ADB update. The OTA update within Android fails at about 30% so I am trying to do it manually.I downloaded the file but when ...
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Lollipop Update Issue: Google Apps

I'm using a Moto G 2nd Gen, and I have recently updated to the new lollipop version. In the last day, I've had to restart the phone a dozen times, as after being powered on, it becomes completely ...
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Go to silent/vibration mode while listening to music

How can I listen to music and go to silent/vibration mode without having to stop the music? On older versions of Android you just pushed and held the power button and you got a range of alternatives ...
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Play Store Android apps are not updating in Android Lollipop (Error code: 495) [duplicate]

I have installed the latest factory image for Android Lollipop version from Google site to my Nexus 5 device. When I am updating apps from Play Store, "Update all" option is not working. Some of ...
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Unable to send attachment, but there is no email?

Since I have updated my Nexus4 to Lollipop this error appears in the notification bar : "Unable to send attachment : object". If I tap this error it links me to the sending email and display that ...
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How to query/change the default gateway via bash on CM12?

When i do a 'busybox route' on CM12 i get this: localhost / # busybox route Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface 192.168.100.0 * ...
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after factory reset can nexus get lollipop through ota?

I use nexus 4 which got updated to lollipop on 27th Nov via ota . the thing is the phone got reset by mistake n it again came back to jellybean will it get the update again through ota ?? Or is there ...
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LED light and Lollipop update

My LED light will not work now with the most recent update how can i fix this? I'm also having issues with my phone telling me when i have a text ( where before i would get my notification at the top ...
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Bad experience with lollipop 5.0 version

I am facing lot of problems with lollipop version with my MOTO-G 1st Gen, after i upgraded to lollipop my mobile got very slow and frequently getting strucked at that time am able to see only white ...
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where can a generic application write on an SD card?

I have a tablet running KitKat and face the problem of not being able to write to the SD card (specifically with QPython). I cannot root the tablet (yet). My understanding is that an application can ...
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tmo nexus 6 update error 5.0.1 to 5.1

I have a tmobile nexus 6 and I received the update yesterday. After downloading and installing, during the install where the robot is on the screen, it says error. Phone reboots and I'm still on 5.0.1....
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What can I do to stop the Lollipop update prompts if I don't want to update my KitKat?

I have some bad experience with my 1st gen Nexus 7, after updating to Lollipop. It made everything so slow, as to be completely useless as a device. I had to factory reset it. My Moto G is less than ...
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Unable to use Android Device Manager to reset my Password

I recently locked my Nexus 7 (2013) having Android 5.0.2 with a password, which I forgot. I, then, thought to use Device Manager, since I've authorized it from Google Settings to make changes, such as ...
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Block persistent notifications, but keep regular ones?

I use Steam and Skype. I'd like to be able to hide the ongoing "Online" notifications each service have without them being killed in the background. Skype has an option to disable the ongoing ...
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How to unlock the Lock Screen in Android Lollipop [duplicate]

How can I unlock the screen lock in Android Lollipop without losing data? I have forgotten the pattern.
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How to change encryption password - Android 5.0

My encryption password is too simple and was wondering how I could change it without having to reset the whole phone? I know there is an app for Android 4, but what would be the procedure on an ...
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After upgrade to android lollipop Moto G 1st Gen getting slow and lagging

My Moto G 1st Gen mobile is getting lag and slow after upgrade to android lollipop. Please help me to get it fix.Thanks!
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Incorrect Button Mapping when using Wireless Xbox 360 Controller

When I plug in the dongle and load up a game such as Goat Simulator or Stranger Oddworld, the triggers are mapped to the right analogue stick. This means my view constantly rotates and moves upward. ...
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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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moto g lollipop error: call not sent. Unable to make outcalls?

moto g lollipop upgrade from kitkat 4.4.4, I can send SMS, receive call. But, whenever I dial a number, try to call someone, I get this message : Call not sent What can I do ??
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lollipop update for hp 7 voice tab 1351ra [duplicate]

i am using hp 7 voice tab 1351ra i am not getting update of lollipop operating system if you are interested to give the update from other external sources please give me or else please tell me ...
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Lollipop update issues

I have updated my Moto G2 to Lollipop 5.02, 1) After which facing Wifi issues, where it does not connect to saved networks, One has to remove the network from the saved networks and reconnect by ...
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Recover photos and/or bypass lock screen on Android 5.0

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 which I dropped on the ground so the screen broke. I had a swipe lock enabled. To be able to unlock it before it was repaired I locked it through Android Device Manager and ...
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Moto G2 Issues after lollipop update, We need to unlock the screen to pick an incoming call [duplicate]

When an incoming call is received, the screen is not waking up and not showing the caller information. To attend the call, we need to unlock our phone, know the caller info and pick the call.This is ...
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Fastboot doesn't recognize Nexus 5 on L

I recently flashed the dev preview of android L on my Nexus 5, however, I did what is called a "dirty flash" - I just used TWRP and flashed the image as if it was a normal ROM. The result is that it's ...
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Lollipop 5 overview / recent apps in landscape listed top to bottom? Put apps list down low to keyboard height like KitKat 4 cover flow recent apps

I'm not on Lollipop yet. I just tried the Lollipop 5 carousel recent apps switcher (overview?) in a store with the Nexus 9, and once I had few apps open, some of the apps were covered, and in the top ...
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Can't enter WiFi password on Moto G since Lollipop update

My Moto G upgraded to Lollipop yesterday and since then when I want to use my work WiFi I can't find where to key in the password. The Icon shows a "?" and the WiFi menu says 'connected' but I cannot ...
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Disconnect/reconnect to wifi with same SSID

I'm playing with some more advanced things in Tasker, and I've set up an NFC tag to do various things when I return home from work each day. One of these is to connect to wifi and run an SSH command ...
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Stuck at boot screen after adding multi-user account

I attempted to add a multi-user account to my device, and after it automatically restarted, it has been stuck in the boot loading sequence. I tried un plugging it and running over night, it simply ran ...
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Lost contacts list and calander notes with Moto G 2nd Gen lollipop update

I Just updated my Moto G 2nd Gen phone from Kit Kat to the new Lollipop system. I have now lost all my contacts and calendar dates. How can I get these back on my phone without having to type them ...
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Turning off Proxy for chrome incognito?

I have tested Adblock plus which tries to filter ads as a proxy. After uninstalling i had to remove proxy settings. It works generally, but not in chrome incognito mode. How can I change proxy ...
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Is in-app purchase still exists on the device if buyer's account is logged out?

Background : I want to buy the full version of Cytus and Deemo games using my friend's credit card, so what I thought is he have to login using his google account and then after purchasing is ...
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Disabling the guest account completely [duplicate]

Is there any way to disable Lollipop's Guest account completely? I don't want the functionality at all because I don't need it, and I don't want someone to be able to create a Guest account on my ...
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Reverted Lollipop back to Kitkat - now I can't access the external SDCard

I had a Sony Xperia Z2 running CyanogenMod 11 (Kitkat 4.4.4). I got curious about Android 5, which is still only in nightly. Before taking a look, I took a full backup in recovery, then upgraded to ...
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Is Android Device Manager really useless?

Android Device Manager is supposed to locate your phone and do remote lock and remote wipe. Problem is the phone can be switched to aeroplane mode or shutdown without unlocking it with pattern / pin / ...
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Two Photo icons on Moto G following Lollipop upgrade

After upgrading my Moto G 1st gen smartphone to Lollipop I now have 2 photo icons. Is there any other way to delete the duplicate other than a factory reset? Screenshot (click image for larger ...
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Files deleted from Internal/External SD return with a size of 0 bytes

I am running the Resurrection Remix ROM on my i9300, I don't know what could've caused this. Every time I save files to my SD card, external or internal, for instance when I download a file from the ...
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Google Apps is not responding

I am using a Motorola G2 and recently it updated to Android Lollipop version (around 10 days back). For a few days I've been facing an issue: My mobile is hanging and sometimes its showing a message ...
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Is there a way to display current weather on lollipop lockscreen?

It seems lock screen widgets have been removed in lollipop. Google now has a weather notification but it does not show up on the lock screen. Is there a way to get this or any other weather ...
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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 ...