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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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HTC One [M7] Lollipop update fails

I tried to update my HTC One [m7] unlocked/international to the new Android Lollipop with the OTA update that got pushed yesterday. However, it keeps failing. My HTC is rooted, and is currently ...
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Weather information not showing up on lock screen like before

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 phone, in my previous version of Android (presumably KitKat), I configured it to show basic weather information on the lock screen for that day (typically temperature and ...
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Music player showing the wrong album art

I've just transferred over 800 songs onto my Galaxy S6, all of which have album art. I used peggo.co to download the songs from YouTube/SoundCloud (peggo automatically attaches the album art to the ...
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Droid turbo radio off when no signal happen, then can't turn radio back on

I just bought Droid Turbo (XT1225) from ebay, everything works fine except the radio, when the phone receive no signal for example in a lift, radio will turn off by itself and can't turn back on. The ...
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How to root Samsung Galaxy A5?

I have Samsung Galaxy A5, SM-A500H running Android 5.0.2, downloaded from here. I want to root it. The only root available right now AFAIK, is CF-Auto-Root, as described here for example. But this ...
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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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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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'My Files' Application Not Appearing

After updating to Android 5.0, I can no longer find the 'My Files' application. Has this feature been disabled? If not, where is this now located?
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How to get exact call time?

How can I get the exact time that a specific call took place? If I go to "recents" in the phone app, I see entries with times that read like Mobile, Yesterday. I need the exact time, down to the ...
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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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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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How to dismiss Heads-up Notifications quickly without clearing them from notification bar?

In Lollipop, apps are able to use Heads-up Notifications over other apps. Sometimes it is useful and sometimes it pisses me off (especially during gaming). I can always swipe them away, but it clears ...
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Root Nexus 4 Lollipop without PC

Is it possible to root Nexus 4 Lollipop from the phone, without needing to connect to a PC of some sort? Since Lollipop update, Android file transfer cannot find my phone.
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Android Lollipop not displaying H or E symbol when Data is on

I just updated my Moto G (1st gen) from KitKat to Lollipop. Everything is great except two days after loading the update, the symbol displaying 3G (H) or 2G (E) stopped showing either even when data ...
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Adaptive brightness is not present in notification bar and altogether does not work

My Nexus 7 2013 has updated with OTA update to Android 5.0.1. The notification bar has changed. Now when I change brightness, there is no button for auto-adjustment. It currently looks like this: ...
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Cause and solution of “Error: Unknown operation string: <OP>”

First of all, the following command works perfectly fine on Android 5.1.1 (CM, PA and Tesla ROM builds): adb shell su -c 'appops set android SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW deny' The said command blocks Android ...
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KingoRoot is stuck at 90%

I'm currently rooting a Samsung J1 Ace in Android 5.1.1 using KingoRoot in order to give Link2SD root access and move the apps, music, and other data files from its internal storage to a SD card. The ...
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How can I enable the dropdown notification bar on lockscreen on the Asus Zenfone 2?

On my old phone (Samsung I9305), I was able to enable the dropdown notification bar while the phone was locked by using this Xposed module. However, it doesn't work on my Zenfone 2. (Running 5.0, ...
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Convert to system app by manually moving the APK to “system/app” folder in Lollipop

I was checking /system/app folder structure in Android L and realized that it has a new folder structure. It has introduced a new folder with APK name between app folder and the APK, e.g. /system/app/...
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How do I manage users on my HTC One with Android 5?

I have HTC One (M7) with Android 5.0.2 (the unlocked ROM 7.17.1540.7 from HTC website). I want to set up several user accounts. I've found two documented ways to do it: The one concerns Nexus and ...
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Where does Lollipop stores notification policy?

Unlike its predecessor Android versions which saves notification policy in the file /data/system/notification_policy.xml (the file which saves the package name of apps you've selected to stop giving ...
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Moto G 1st Gen - Mobile Data not working after upgrade to 5.0.2

After upgrading to Lollipop from 4.4.4, mobile data doesn't work. I have tried all the solutions listed in various forums including, 1. Reboot 2. Reboot after re-inserting the sim card. 3. Manually ...
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How to disable MTP and PTP file sharing via USB on Android 5?

For privacy and security reasons I'd like to disable MTP and PTP on my phone. I recently plugged my phone into an inflight entertainment system to charge it, and was surprised to see that the status ...
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Can I add a mobile data shortcut?

I want to be able to turn on and off mobile data more easily. Is there any way to add a mobile data widget or to add it to quick setting panel?
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Can't connect to OpenVPN properly on Lollipop

I'm having a problem similar to that described here: https://forums.openvpn.net/topic17851.html - namely I have a home OpenVPN server set-up that I can connect to with my Linux machines and with ...
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How can I lock my phone with a swipe lockscreen along with a fingerprint/PIN?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android 5.0 on Verizon and would like to have my phone lock for 2-5 minutes with a swipe lockscreen after I sign in with my fingerprint or PIN. After the 2-5 minutes,...
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How to install system app on Lollipop as su doesn't exist

I want to install a system apk (its the Dialer.apk) on Lollipop and am following these instructions How do I properly install a system app given its .apk? However after doing adb shell I get an ...
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How to Delete a Contact's “Mark as Default” selection

In the stock Contacts app one can Mark as default one of the contact's numbers. I don't want to select another number as default, I don't want any of the contact's numbers to be default. How can I ...
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Why can't I add any more user?

I have an Asus tablet with Lollipop on it. Two week ago I was able to create another user on that device. Now I want to edit another user but touching the lowermost bar does not start any action. (...
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Lollipop Easter Egg (AKA Flappy bird) is unplayable when using Arabic language

I have LG G2 on CyanogenMod 5.0, and I set it to Arabic language. When I tried to play the hidden easter egg (Flappy bird), the flying robot is not shown when using Arabic language. How to solve this ...
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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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Android 5.0.0 on Nexus 5 stuck on boot logo

I just recently received the 5.0 update for my Nexus 5 and now my device fails to boot. All that happens is the Google logo gets displayed on the screen and then the device does nothing else. I am ...
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Can Gmail be uninstalled on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)?

Somehow the Gmail app has disappeared from my new Android phone (Motorola Moto G 3, Android 5.1.1 Lollipop). I thought it was impossible to uninstall Gmail so I suspect a hardware failure or an ...
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Issue with Lollipop upgrade on Micromax Yureka: Unable to pick calls

Yesterday I got an update to upgrade my Micromax Yureka mobile to CyanogenMod 12 which upgrades the Android version to Lollipop. And from then I am unable to pick calls, as nothing gets displayed/or ...
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Why are some lollipop notifications able to be swiped away on lockscreen?

I have a pin set and privacy set to don't show sensitive content. Some notifications such as tune in radio telling me about a recommended radio are able to be swiped away from the lockscreen where as ...
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Is it possible to root the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900V) on Android 5.0 Lollipop?

I had root on 4.2 previously, but the update lost it, and with it my ability to use Sixaxis, AdFree, some features of NFC Tools and Tasker and Xposed modules. I have searched, but it does not appear ...
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Missing “Scheduled Power On/Off” option in Android 5.0.2 on Swipe Elite Plus phone

I have a Android Lollipop 5.0.2 based mobile device called Swipe Elite Plus (released in India). I searched the internet and found that Android 5 had the Scheduled Power On/Off available but my device ...
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How to update Galaxy S4 to Lollipop or Latest Android version? [duplicate]

How to update this Galaxy Not rooted S4 GT- I9505 from Android 4.3 to Android 5.0 or 6.0? Currently not getting or not showing any updates either in this device or from Samsung Smart Switch/Samsung ...
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Where does music downloaded from Google Play go on my phone? [duplicate]

New Nexus 6 with Lollipop. I downloaded some music from Google Play, but cannot for the life of me find where it is on the phone. I've searched through the entire thing using Astro, and can't find my ...
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What kind of applications use internet on the background? [duplicate]

Viewed the list of applications that use Wi-FI and came across what is shown on the image below. What it is? Virus? Instead of Google I use F-Droid. Root is there, but only Total Commander and ...
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Phones wifi turns off automatically when im in wifi

When I am using my wifi, after many minutes it disconnects and it will show in my screen that I am connected to my wifi again. What do I do? I checked everything.
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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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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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Get back lost picture after flashing ROM

I'm guessing I know the answer to this but still wanted to ask. I picture got deleted and I would like it back. It was taken with the stock android camera. I flashed a new ROM and that's how it got ...
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How to resolve boot loop problem on android PumpKinx 10.1" tablet

I've android PumpKinx 10.1 tablet with 5.1 Lollipop android os. I did take backup of its stock recovery image. Since there is no custom recovery image for this device I tried to flash it with twrp ...
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Recover bricked “Asus Transformer Pad TF300T”

PLEASE HELP ME BECAUSE I HAVE SCREWED MY TABLET UP!!!! I have a device "Asus Transformer Pad TF300T" running on Cyanogenmod CM12.1 Snapshot build (Custom ROM). For some reason my Google account was ...
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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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How to downgrade Micromax Yureka to KitKat from Lollipop?

Kindly give stepwise process with link for downgrading to KitKat original version from upgraded Lollipop version in Micromax Yureka.
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RAW camera and Lollipop [duplicate]

One of the selling points of Lollipop was that it will now support shooting in "Raw" mode, so that you can get the raw sensor data and then process it on the computer. I just installed CM12.1 on my ...
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Contacts are mysteriously disappearing from Moto G (1st gen)

I have a Motorola Edition G 1st Generation running Android Lollipop 5.0. I have contacts that have been synced thorough Google Contacts and are cross synchronized through 4 Google Accounts. Some of ...