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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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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What is the meaning of “Unfortunately, the process android.process.media has stopped.”

It keeps popping up when I start using the phone, shortly after it has booted. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N900), running Android-5.0 I flashed the phone and installed a fresh copy of ...
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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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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 ...
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Not receiving any calls on my Moto G 2 (recently upgraded to Lolllipop 5.0.2)

Usually I use use this phone only for surfing internet. One day I thought of calling my number from a friend's cell, it rang once and then sent a busy ringtone. I am not able to figure out what the ...
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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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Samsung S4 Crash After Lollipop Update

I recently updated my Samsung Galaxy S4. Since then the phone keeps crashing every few minutes. When I restart the phone, it works fine for a few hours then again starts crashing.
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Full backup of only firmware and ROM from non-rooted Android devices (namely Samsung devices)

So, I've been looking around the Web, but haven't found anything conclusive. The closest things I could find were either options after rooting or an XDA post regarding near-full backups via ADB, but ...
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Monochrome v. Colour logo in search widget

Following Google's recent rebranding, the three Lollipop devices in our household all got the updated search widget. My wife's 2nd-gen Moto G got the usual coloured one (this image from the web, not ...
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Every app in GAPPS works fine except Google Play Store and Google Play Services. How to fix them?

I've done the factory reset, yet I see the popups "Unfortunately Google Play Services has stopped". I've tried reinstalling the GAPPS but a weird situation came up. I can sign in but the pop up ...
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Downgrade to KitKat on Micromax YU Yureka

Micromax YU Yureka is not working properly after upgrading. When we place a call, the screen goes blank and I'm not able to receive or decline the call. I want to downgrade to KitKat, how to do it?
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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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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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After the Lollipop update, SD card not detecting

After the update on my Moto G gen 2 to Android Lollipop, the phone is not able to detect the SD Card which I did not remove at any point in time even after successful installation of software. I'm ...
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How to make full backup of encrypted Lollipop Nexus 5 device?

This guide describes how to make full backup of whole memory block. My N5 is encrypted with Android 5.0. As far as I understand new mechanism, it envolves dependency on some external data taken from ...
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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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fb_temp not appearing on orca/cache folder

I tried to recover my facebook messages that were deleted around a month ago using the ES File Explorer. So I went to Internal Storage > Android > data > com.facebook.orca > cache. The forums stated ...
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File “has unexpected contents” error when sideloading Android 5.0

I have a Nexus 7 (2013) (wifi) and am trying to update the software to Android 5.0. When I try to sideload I get this error: Installing update... mount: failed to mount /dev/block/platform/msm.sdcc.1/...
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Strange behavior on Nexus 4, Android 5.0.1 (issue with Google Play Services?) Apps don't autostart, Google apps don't work, phone freezes

Update: Resetting only the Google Play Services app as has been suggested didn't work for me unfortunately, because (in addition to what I've written below) the "force stop" and "uninstall updates" ...
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Can I use CWM recovery made for KitKat in Lollipop?

I was already using CWM on kitkat until I officially updated my Micronax Unite 2 A106 (MT6582) to lollipop. But when I tried to use the same recovery made for kitkat in lollipop, it did not work. Why ...
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'No pictures are available on the phone' after selecting contact picture

After upgrading my Nexus 5 to vanilla Lollipop a few days ago, I'm no longer able to assign pictures to my contacts. I can tap "Choose photo" and select a picture, but when I confirm I get the error "...
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How do I switch cameras for scanning QR code from Website - Lollipop

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime running Lollipop and need to scan a qr code through Chrome. The website allows for me to press the QR code scan option but when I do, the front facing (selfie) ...
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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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zenfone 5 lollipop update fails

I'm using Zenfone 5 with firmware ww_user_2.22.40.53. When I try to upgarde with 3.23.40.52, it fails,saying only android 4.2.2 and 5.0 can update with this package. What should I do?
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Cannot connect to Samsung Galaxy S4 wifi hotspot from laptop

My friend and I are trying to figure out why we can't connect his laptop to his Samsung Galaxy S4's wifi hotspot. Laptop running Windows 7 Enteprise edition and his Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android ...
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Android phone 3G Data Transfer Connected option selected, no data transfer

re.: Android phone 3G Data Transfer option selected, no data transfer connected I am trying to understand what's wrong with Android 5.0 since I select Data Transfer in swipe down menu and one day I ...
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WiFi ad-hoc mesh network made of 10 Android smartphones

re.: WiFi ad-hoc mesh network made of 10 Android smartphones I have a number of wifi, GPS, accelerometer enabled smartphones (Android 5.) and would like to build ad-hoc mesh network. I read: ...
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How to keep an ODROID device connectable via adb?

I'm using an Odroid (rooted) device running Android 5.1.1 on a local network and I'd like to be able to control it via adb. Currently I'm running this at startup: setprop service.adb.tcp.port 5555 ...
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How to access build in explorer in android 5.0.2

I would like to know how i can access the build in explorer as we can from android 6 like This way setting>storage and USB>explorer but in android 5 no explorer is there, i can access through pictures,...
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How do I downgrade from Lollipop back to KitKat on htc desire 816

How to go back to android kitkat from lollipop in htc desire 816 dual sim? factory data reset and phone reset in settings, i have tried.
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Extract sms and other personal data from Android Backups without device (ADB, Nandroid, ODIN Backup [.tar.md5])

I have some old backups of my older phones (samsung galaxy S4 / i9500). One of them is a Nandroid backup, one is ADB, and i guess the third one is an Android Image created most probably by ODIN (.tar....
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Lollipop - mute notifications but not calls

I'd like to have phone calls ring at full volume, and all other notifications be silent. Notifications should still vibrate and/or use the LED; whatever their default behavior is. I can't figure out ...
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How to remove X button on video overlay?

YouTube version 15.08.52 on Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop) is showing a X button on the video overlay user interface and it has to be tapped to hide the UI. I searched on the internet and some posts say it'...
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Android battery pinout

I have an Lollipop EDC. That Android has battery with 6 pinouts. How to get information about battery pin-out via ADB?
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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 to stop YouTube videos from pausing when info is auto-refreshed?

On YouTube version 15.08.52 on Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop) videos are paused each time the YouTube app refreshes the info, like for instance the videos that appear at the bottom of the screen in the list ...
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Run Android OS in a virtual machine on PC [duplicate]

I was trying to set up a virtual machine of Android 5.0 and it didn't work out that well. I got the ISO and Virtual Box. I created a virtual machine in VB and I selected the ISO and powered on the VM ...
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pm hide VS pm disable — the identity crisis

What's the need of pm disable when pm hide already does its job? I've compiled some information based on my search and research: click here to see the table (edited). As you can see, pm hide can ...
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How can I get the IMEI on Lollipop and upper with ADB?

I'm trying to get the IMEI with this command "adb shell dumpsys iphonesubinfo" but is not working. Also I try this: adb shell service call iphonesubinfo 1 but neither How can I resolve it?
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How can I customize order of navigation buttons on Android 5 (or 6 if not possible)?

I saw a lot of tutorials where people talk about software called "Customize Navigation Bar" that requires at least Android 7.0. I wonder if it's possible to do it on Sony Xperia M5 that has only ...
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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 to activate Google now voice commands from the lock screen like siri?

I just switched from an iPhone, and I want my android to have the same behavior as iOS where you hold the home button, and siri starts listening. With my android, I have to wake up and unlock the ...
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Fully Remove Google Voice Search

I am running Lollipop on the LG G3 and due to a loose connection on the audio jack google voice search gets activated everytime a slight movement of ANY attached cable. Now, I would like to ...
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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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Can I use a windows 10 computer with Bluetooth as a trusted device for Smart Lock?

I have a desktop computer with an old Bluetooth 2.0 dongle and a HP laptop with Bluetooth 4.0 that I can pair successfully to my LG G3 running stock Android 5.0, but when Secure Lock asks me if I want ...
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How to clear forgotten lock pattern for android 8.0.. without lose of data and using any softwares?

I am using Honor 7a model in India. I had forgotten my pattern completely.I tried following 2 ways without lose of data.but it is not working . I tried ADB Manager - It supports lower versions. Dr....
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Is there any way to share data(not through cloud) between multiple users in lollipop nexus 4 device

Is there any way to share data(not through cloud) between multiple users in lollipop nexus 4 device, I tried with android/obb and other folders but without any success in lollipop version. Kindly ...
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge camera glitch

My friend has the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge for about 2 months and her front facing camera is turning all her pictures a red negative effect on it. I will show an example the other camera settings work ...
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Lollipop file placement

I have an LTE phone and an LG tablet, both of which run Lollipop. I recently added a 128 GB MicroSD in each. How do I direct the phone and tablet to use the MicroSD for storage. Also, being an ...
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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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