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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Alarm Not Displaying When Ringing

I have a Nexus 5 running Lollipop 5.0.1. I use the built Clock app for an alarm every morning. This morning, the alarm went off, but did not display any UI or turn on the display. The volume buttons, ...
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Number not displayed for incoming calls in sony xperia z1

Whenever I get an incoming call it is just showing unknown. No number is displayed and names are also not displayed though I have saved contacts in my mobile. But no problem for outgoing. Recently I ...
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Why apps move from SD card to phone memory after upgrade and how to avoid it?

After upgrade of any app - apps move back from SD Card to phone memory. After that, to save phone memory, I have to move upgraded app back to SD card. Is any possibility to avoid this because it is ...
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Why don't see notifications on 5.0.2 Android update for Sony Z3 Compact

Just updated to latest 5.0.2 Android on my Z3 compact, but noticed I cannot see any notifications for any apps on the lock screen. I have tried all settings (show all, not show sensitive etc.) for "...
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Could not create folder. Try reconnecting or restarting your device

I am using a Xperia C4 with Mac OS X Yosemite. I have Android File Transfer Installed. It allows me to drag files over and transfer but it won't allow me to create folders or move folders across ...
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How to report a contact as spam in Whatsapp?

I received a message from a new phone number about some advertising information. When I opened the message I saw "Report Spam" option to report the spam to whatsapp. However once I replied to that ...
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“Unable to launch event error” when opening .ics file from browser or downloads

I have a Nexus tablet running Android version 5.0.1, Chrome 60, and Google Calendar 5.7 I'm unable to view .ics calendar files when downloaded from a website. These .ics files work on every other ...
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Does anyone know how to or managed to upgrade to Lollipop a Samsung Galaxy Tab E?

I am asking specifically for the following models of Samsung Galaxy Tab E which seems to be stuck on KitKat(4.4) without being able to upgrade to Lollipop(5.0) ? SM-T113NU SM-T561 SM-T560 Does ...
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Galaxy S6 - MMS gifs not sending?

My Galaxy S6 Active (and from looking around online, the Galaxy S6 in general) sends some animated .gifs properly, but others just get sent as a still photo. I search the web for a gif, find it, and ...
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How much disk space (GB) does Android 5.0 OS take up? Is “System memory” the OS? Is 5.5GB typical? Can I free any of it?

I've been a proud owner of an Android for all of ~6 hours now. I just upgraded from my dumb phone, to a smart phone, for the first time ever, this afternoon. I know, a little later than most... I ...
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Huawei Ascend G630 shows on the display: “Recovery image verify failed”

I've spent much time reading up on my issue with no progress at all. I have a problem with a Huawei Ascend G630. I have never rooting my phone or flashing a custom rom. The phone does not work, I can’...
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Ringtone set from a file reverts to default after reboot

When I set a ringtone from a file ("More ringtones"), after reboot it reverts to the default ringtone on the pre-set list. How to fix this? When I choose a ringtone from the pre-set list, it does ...
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How to change Mozilla default video player?

I would like to know how to replace the default video player of Mozilla Firefox with the default Android video player on my Note 4. My phone is not rooted. Thank you in advance.
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Why encrypt the device?

Android 5 offers two encryption features: Encrypt the device (phone) Encrypt the external micro SD card I understand the benefit of 2.: if someone takes my micro SD out and wants to use it on ...
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Issue with CWM recovery mode

I have flashed CWM onto my phone by using Odin as I'm trying to root, but when I boot into recovery mode, it just takes me to the stock recovery mode, and not the CWM version, so I can't install the ...
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Is it easy to remove encryption's password prompt on boot if I don't want it anymore?

As discussed here, there are some notable benefits to phone encryption, so I'm about to try it for the first time. Before doing it: will I be able to remove the password / lock in the future, after ...
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Android is ignoring my choice of lock screen

I have bought a Samsung Galaxy S5 and I was so excited about the fingerprint feature. So when I got the phone I tried to set fingerprint as my unlock method, but it didn't work. The lockscreen now ...
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Force “Battery Saver” mode in Android Lollipop Cyanogenmod

Forcing "Battery Saver" mode seems to be possible via Settings -> Battery -> Battery Saver -> On using some Lollipop phones, but on my CyanogenMod 13.0-20150316 there is no such option: Is ...
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Android phone extension numbers

ANdroid 5.0.2 - Several contacts with same company phone # but different extensions. But it only keeps one extension. All the rest ignore my edit in which I add the extension #, even though it says it'...
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How do I share apps between users in Android 5 Lollipop?

I got a Nexus 9 tablet that I'm sharing with my wife. I set myself as owner and set my wife as another user. How do I give the other user access to some of the apps I have installed, without re-...
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Gallery app disappeared

I have a Nexus 5 and I've noticed that the Gallery icon disappeared. I can't find it either in the menu or in the apps settings (running or all). I don't know exactly when it happened, but for sure ...
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How to set MTP mode on phone with broken screen in USB charge-only mode

My phone’s screen broke from a 30 cm drop. The touchpad is dysfunctional while the display itself still works (i.e. I can see everything). USB mode is charge-only, so connecting to the PC is not ...
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LG G3 Wifi Connection Issues

This started like a week ago, my phone wont connect to my WiFi properly. Issues: Unable to locate my WiFi (it cant search/ find my WiFi) 'Authentication Problem' shows when it is connecting to the ...
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Phone memory contacts disappeared but can be searched in Dialer

All my contacts that were saved in phone memory suddenly disappeared. They would not show up in the Contacts app, but are somehow searchable using the Dialer app (using T9 shortcuts - for example to ...
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Does it harm if we remove system bloatware in rooted device?

I've rooted my Android 5.0 device and later I removed the system pre-installed apps, does this cause any harm to my device... Please help me out.
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ACME Android ROM Flash Fails to bootloop NEED HELP!

I was trying to install a Custom ROM on an ACME Tablet TB714 and it kind of went wrong. The tablet is set on a boot-loop which occurs on the manufacturer logo. The tablet has no volume buttons or ...
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Drive for android

Can I create folder that can sync with Google Drive similar as Windows Actually I have to store some files common on my multiple phone, tablets and computer offline. I'm fine with Google drives ...
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Nexus 4 Stuck at “Checking connection..” after factory reset

My Nexus4 mobile is on android-5.1.1 version. Today I tried to factory reset my mobile and completed reset. After reset rebooted my mobile and it went through language selection screen. Selected wi-fi ...
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removal of adware go.deliverymodo.com

I have Lenovo K4 note running on Android 5.1. This problem started today. Whenever I click on any page on chrome, the browser gets redirected to go.deliverymodo.com. We have three smartphones and a ...
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Play store fails to update apps under lock screen

I have noticed on my Sony Xperia Z1s running lollipop 5.0.1 that apps fail to install if I lock the phone or it times out. Apps do install in the background, though, if the phone is being used or ...
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I am unable to write files to my OTG usb storage

I bought a Sandisk 32GB Ultra OTG pen-drive yesterday and it was working fine, as in would allow me to both read/write through my Moto G(2nd Gen). Last night, I plugged it into my Samsung Galaxy ...
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Google account remove

So I found a phone and I can't use it because I don't have or know the Google account that us linked in with the phone. How do I go about removing the account. I've factory reset it and everything. ...
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Installation aborted when trying to adb sideload to Nexus 7 for upgrading to Lollipop

I have a Nexus 7 2012 device and I am attempting to upgrade to lollipop. I can get the right image from: https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images However, when I try to upgrade from 4.4.2,...
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Ads and popups on my browser

I am trying to browse on my Samsung android phone using Chrome and I keep on being redirected and having all this kinds of popups coming up. I have tried all solutions offered online and none is ...
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Using ADB, what command can I use to break/permanently destroy a Galaxy S5?

I really need to know how to completely fry an S5 (don't ask why) using ADB while attached to a USB to my computer. Someone had posted the instructions for an S4 but the command only turned it off and ...
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Galaxy S5 device does not receive ip packet

I have the following setup: Android Galaxy S5 Mini. Android version 5.1.1. I have 2 network interfaces: Interface1 with ip: 192.168.5.1 Interface2 with ip: 192.168.5.10 I create a DatagramSocket ...
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Android 5.0: Create link in internal storage to SD Card

I have a LG G3 which I have repaired many times (actually by putting it into the furnace xD). Now I'm scared that my phone dies so I do a Titanium and Nandroid Backup every day, but none of these is ...
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Android 7inch RCA Tablet voyager

my tablet will not let me connect to WiFi it is saying authentication problem. I know I am keying in the right password. When I try to log into a diferent network it won"t let me log into my google ...
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Many apps using sound crash after approx 15 minutes

I have a 100% normal Samsung Galaxy A3 2015 (SM-A300FU) with Android 5.0.2. It is non rooted. I notice that every time I use an app using sound (this might be an effect, but not the cause): WhatsApp ...
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How to root Moto E

I have a Moto E and I want to root it so I can have more access. I can't link my SD card to my apps or connect SD or hotspot because it says I don't have root permission.
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Every album has the same icon

I downloaded Shuttle(free version) to listen to music on my Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro. I downloaded a lot of music albums(only mp3 files), but the last one created a problem. When I downloaded this album, ...
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Can I flash a rom, that is not exactly made for my phone, but has the some socket (MT6753)? [duplicate]

My phone is an Elephone P6000 Pro with Android 5.1 and I want to flash the Vernee Thor's 7.1 rom. Both of the phone has MT6753. Is it possible?
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Network unavailable error when screen is off or after exiting the browser whilst downloading files

I am using UC browser mini , Iam using jio internet . When my phone's screen turns off or I exit the browser UC browser mini, the downloading file says that network unavailable what is the reason? ...
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Rooting introduced adware; how to get rid of that (if needed including unroot)?

I have Lenovo Android tablet and I rooted using Kingo root. After rooting my device I started getting unwanted ads. So I unrooted the device using some Google references. But still I'm getting the ...
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Household material to mimic touches?

I'm using my Android 5.0 tablet as a drawing board, but it is hard to draw small details with finger. So, is there any common household material to mimic touch. I already tried pencil, but it won't ...
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Show Settings->Apps on desktop as a distinct icon?

Sometimes I want to kill a buggy application (ANR) I've deployed to my LG G3. This seems to be done on Lollipop via Settings->General->Apps. I find it quite tedious to get there, every time I have to ...
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My device can't play .m4a files

I've a Xiaomi Redmi 3 Pro. When I put some .m4a files on my device from my computer, I can't play them. I always have to convert the files from .m4a to .mp3 and then I can listen to them. How can I ...
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No sound Galaxy Sky

Have a Galaxy Sky that owes not ring when called, and The other person can hear me, but I cant hear them, even if the phone is on speaker phone. Any help with this would e great. Thanks in advance!
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Script to move files automatically - without root

I would like that when lauching an app / clicking on a desktop button of the phone, this happens automatically on my Android 5 non-rooted phone: mv /extSD/DCIM/*.* /extSD/phone/ mv /internal/DCIM/...

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