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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How to prevent Android from auto signing in to gmail, hangouts etc?

I just got an Android phone. To be able to download apps, I need to sign-in to Google Play with gmail account. I did. But now gmail, hangouts, maps, drive etc. are all automatically configured with ...
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How to send and reply to SMS shortcodes using Google Hangouts on Android 5.0.1?

I am on a Nexus 4 running Android 5.0.1 and using Hangouts. I cannot figure out how to send an SMS to a shortcode and how to reply to it. I have tried adding a "+" to the shortcode, and it lets me ...
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Keyboard Switcher-Does Not Display on Navigation Bar

I have the Nexus 9 and the HTC folio keyboard. I cannot get the keyboard switcher to display in the navigation bar. I have checked the settings for apps and both Google keyboard and Swiftkey apps ...
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Does Nexus 5 support EAP SIM authentication?

As the title says, I can't seem to get it working at all. I am running Android 5.0.1 on Nexus 5.
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Installing Google Account on i9500 on leaked 5.0.1

I recently installed the leaked lollipop 5.0.1 ROM for the s4 i9500. I can see that it does not come with the google package of google play, google search and also one cannot add a google account in ...
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Wi-Fi antenna seems to work when the device is off

When I was looking at battery statistics I've found something strange: the bar showing wether a component is running or not indicates that wifi were active when I took off my phone. Is this a bug? I ...
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Greenify and BootManager in Xposed Modules for Lollipop 5.0.1

I installed the latest Xposed Framework(alpha) module for lollipop and all its modules are working fine. But am not able to run modules like Greenify and Bootmanager which I use frequently. Is there ...
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How can I customize notifications in Android Lollipop?

They are driving me insane! I have set my device to be in priority mode indefinitely, and also set downtime for every day of the week from 7am to 7am the next day. I have customized notifications so ...
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GS5 heart rate monitor coming on all the time

Since the Lollipop upgrade I've noticed that every time my Samsung GS5 is awake when anything (finger, table, etc.) comes near the heart rate monitor it activates the red led. How do I disable this ...
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Does ART run apps code natively

Since the new ART runtime is compiling the apps AOT, I was wondering whether running an app still includes a virtual machine, or the code is executed directly on the system. I haven't been able to ...
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If the owner installs an app can a secondary profile use it?

It appears that in Lollipop secondary user profiles can no longer install APKs from unknown sources. So, if I install an APK from the owner profile, can I give a secondary profile access to that app? ...
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Go launcher Ex (german) not opening anymore

I am using Go Launcher Ex (or go launcher Z), german version, on my sgs5 and since the update last night (today is the first of march) I cannot access it anymore. As soon as I press the home button or ...
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Unable to unlock/turn on Nexus 4 : Lollipop 5.0.1

I am running Android 5.0.1 on my Nexus 4. This has started happening recently. Whenever my phone is locked, and I try to unlock, nothing happens on pressing the power button. Initially I thought my ...
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Verizon HTC M8 One - Vanilla lollipop

What i want is to be able to turn my verizon htc m8 one into a vanilla install of android 5.0. Is this possible? I am having trouble finding info online. I can find info on being able to root and "...
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Is it possible to install Android L on a device that will not get the update in the future?

I have Sony Xperia M2, and as you probably know, this phone will not get the new Android L update from Sony. So is there any way to install the Android L manually? I don't care to root my device and ...
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Update for att s5 on tmobile service? [duplicate]

So I got an att galaxy s5 that is being used on tmobile service. Am I out of luck as to getting either the att 4.4.4 update or the tmobile lollipop update? Checked through settings and version is 4....
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View which apps have accessed location data recently [duplicate]

I've heard that Android 5.0 (Lollipop) provides a way that users can view which apps have recently accessed location data. I'd like to list all apps that have collected my location information ...
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How do I prevent Google Search from spawning instances?

I love using the white Google search bar at the top of my home screen, but I only recently discovered that it spawns a new instance for every search I do. My phone was slowing down, and I suddenly ...
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How can I stop Lollipop ignoring my wifi network?

Android 5.0 has a new "feature": If a wifi network has no connection to the internet, it will remain connected to it but route traffic over mobile data instead. A small exclamation mark shows in the ...
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Unable to download update to Lollipop

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Grand 2. I'm unable to download the upgrade to Lollipop. While downloading via Wifi it says "Unable to Download...."
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uninstall “not installed” apps [duplicate]

I have Android 5 on my HTC One M8. Only have a guest user and my own user. still there are apps - partly restored by titanium backup - listed in my app manager. They're marked as "not installed". They ...
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Nexus 4 won't update

So I had updated to Lollipop some time ago, but due to some app incompatibilities I rolled back to Kitkat; Now that it seems all the issues with said apps have been solved, I decided to update again, ...
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Moto G Lollipop Update : WiFi Bug

I just updated my Moto G to Android Lollipop via official Motorola update. Now, my Moto G is not connecting to the my cellular Data Plan and not even identifying my home Wi-Fi. (Interestingly, the ...
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How Can I Access “Android Lollipop” [duplicate]

I'm looking to download "Android 5 Lollipop" for my Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505. I want the official "thing". My questions are... Where can I download this? Any methods of installation? Do I need to ...
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How to transmit calls only (not the rest of the device's audio) to a bluetooth receiver?

When my phone is connected via bluetooth in my car, I'd like the Phone app to be the only one to output through the car's sound system, and let the rest going through the phone's speaker. Right now ...
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Why won't my phone update to Lolli, and can I force it to? [duplicate]

I was totally looking forward for the update but nothing happened, even when I went to look for updates. Weird. It's a Moto X 2nd generation, with Verizon as my provider and hasn't been rooted. I have ...
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“Upgrading apps” message during boot

I bought a new MOTO GEN2 2015, showing notification with Android upgrading start Apps.. while switching on the mobile, is any one facing this?
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Android 5.0 Lollipop device not detected via USB

When the device is set to use MTP, neither Windows, nor ADB will detect the device when connect via USB cable. I have tried multiple cables, in multiple USB ports. I have not tried other computers yet,...
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How to permanently disable priority interruptions setting?

I'd like to revert to the pre-Android 5.0 Lollipop behaviour of having all notifications (including calls, messages and alerts) come through at all times. The problem is that whenever I configure the ...
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When does AT&T Note 4 receive Lollipop? [duplicate]

When does Lollipop hit AT&T Note 4? I have read many articles that the Note 4 was going to receive Lollipop late January. But still no updates. I believe the Galaxy S5 AT&T has Lollipop. Any ...
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How to hide Gmail address on Lollipop's lockscreen notifications?

I have a Moto G (2nd Generation) with Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop) which I updated to last night. How does one hide or keep one's private Gmail address from appearing in Gmail lockscreen notifications? ...
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Moto G 2 Lollipop update breaks mobile data

After i updated my Moto G2 to lollipop, my mobile data is broken. I have the proper settings, i tried rebooting, nothing works. I read on some other thread that i should exchange SIM slots. I cannot ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F / klte) Date/Time Issue

I've recently upgraded from a Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300) to a Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F / klte). The device seemed to be working as desired so I decided to go ahead, root, and install a custom ROM ...
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How do I backup my contacts that are on an excel file into my nexus 5 phone? [closed]

I have all my contacts saved in an excel file with name and phone number headers :) Does anyone know how can I restore them into my new nexus 5 phone ?
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Whose fault is it? Google's or Samsung's? [duplicate]

Like a lot of other owners of Samsung S5 smartphones, I had a lot of trouble and difficulty with my phone after installing the lolipop update. lollipop isn't working well with my phone, so my question ...
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Allow access to files and apps to users in android L

I have a Nexus 5, rooted with custom kernel ElementalX. I want to allow a normal user to have access to all my pictures and songs. How to grant access to the user?
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Battery of Samsung Galaxy S5 drained in 5 hours on Android 5.0

I received the over the air android 5.0 update a week ago for my Samsung Galaxy S5. I installed the update and since that the my fully charged battery is depleted in 5 to 8 hours. Before the battery ...
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How do I turn on battery percentage in Android Lollipop?

I haven't been able to find a menu option for this setting in Android Lollipop (previously known as Android-L).
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Android Security Automatically lock

I'm using a Moto X (2nd Gen.) with Android 5.0 and I'm trying to utilize Smart Lock by setting the option in Settings → Security → Automatically lock to: 5 seconds after sleep, except when kept ...
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Stream FLV/MKV Files From a Windows Phone(Lumia 520) in Android Phone(Nexus 4)

I have a Nexus 4 (Lollipop) & a Lumia 520 (Windows 8.1) Since, Nexus has limitations of Data size & Lumia supports a microsd, Most of my Videos/movies are stored in lumia 520's SD card. ...
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My OS update keeps failing, why?

If I go to System Updates in the Settings menu it will start downloading the latest software update. However it invariably fails, and when it does it just says it was unable to download the update but ...
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Android 5 Lollipop block Advertising video in a game

I have a "problem" with a game called Geometry Dash Lite, sometime meanwhile I play an advertisement shows and consume a lot of internet bandwidth... The advertisement is a video of another game (...
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Nexus 5 won't ring with 5.0.1 upgrade

After upgrading to lollipop 5.0.1 my Nexus 5 no longer rings when I get a call and the calls don't show up in the missed call list. I only know that I missed the call when a new voice mail appears. ...
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Set the background image of the main menu in Lollipop

Since Lollipop it seems like the background of the menu you reach when pressing the "menu" bottom at the middle of the bottom of the phone is not the desktop background anymore but rather is just ...
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call drop after upgrading moto g 1st gen to lollipop

After upgrading my phone moto g 1st gen to lollipop (5.0.2) update then, when some one is calling then its only one beep nothing else and it's showing as a missed call. How to fix it?Please help
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Setup Motorola Moto G 2nd gen without sim card

Can I reset and resetup my Motorola Moto G 2nd gen [XT1068] smoothly without having a sim card inserted? I don't want the setup system to want my sim card because every setup it auto enables the ...
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CyanogenMod 12 dialer calls but no sound

I am an avid CyanogenMod user and I have many reasons why. I constantly use the previous CyanogenMod without issue. However, upon moving to the new CyanogenMod 12 for my LG Optimus G Pro (E980), I can'...
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How to enable internet access through wifi in Moto G having Android lollipop

After upgrading to android lollipop I am unable to connect internet through my home wifi and office wifi. Where as sim data connection is working fine.
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Nexus 5 not recognized at all by device manager [duplicate]

I've been programming a game for android and been using my nexus 5 for debugging purposes for a while. Unfortunately, today it isnt being recognized anymore. Things I've tried to fix it: Enabled ...
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Google Now Accent Bug (Lollipop 5.0)

I updated to Android 5.0 yesterday on my Nexus 5. I am from the UK, hence I have my languages set to "English (UK)" where possible, including the voice of Google Now, which has the accent of an ...