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 access SysDump menu on Samsung Galaxy S5, Android 5.0

My Samsung Galaxy S5 tells me I have insufficient storage to update apps. Looking at the storage menu, I have enough space, and it will work if I clear the cache through the storage menu. This is ...
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Determine hardware-age of an Android device

How can I get information that gives indication of the age of hardware in an Android device. I would look for lifetime information like how often has the battery been charged, how long has the screen ...
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How to delete contacts from read only accounts

I am using android, and the I have used my google contacts to sync to this, when trying to delete an account, it shows "You can not delete contacts from read only accounts, but you can hide them", ...
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Device keeps on asking me to sign into my wifi network

This issue just started today and I am at my wit's end because my phone still asks me to sign in to a wifi network which I have been using perfectly well for the past week. These are the details: I'...
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Error -504 on appliation installation

Yes. I've read all other questions regarding this problem. Like this one: Error 504 when downloading apps from Play Store? It's the same problem as this one but with more background information and an ...
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Repeating “Unfortunately Google App has stopped” error on Nexus 5

My Nexus 5 stated acting strange in the past few days. Here's the short history: A few days ago, I was prompted to install a new version in OTA update. Done. Yesterday, phone shut off just like ...
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How to access “Apps with usage access” setting on LG G3?

I have an LG G3 with Android 5.0, but I can't find this setting. I read it's in Privacy → Security, but the setting doesn't seem to be there: Screenshot (click for larger variant)
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Warning bar in “Settings - Data usage” disappeared. A bug?

First, I'm currently using Android 6.0 on a Nexus 5, although this issue was already present when I was using Android 5.0. Now I'll explain what I mean by "not seeing the warning bar". Regularly, the ...
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Issue on adding home screen shortcut on ZTE Overture 2 running Lollipop

I have ZTE Overture 2 running Lollipop and I can't figure out how to do this at all. In my Android 4.0.x phone, I would simply go to the Apps button/icon, press and hold any app's icon, and drag it to ...
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I'm going crazy trying to sort WhatsApp notifications on Lollipop - help, please?

I've got a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, and it's on Lollipop 5.0.2. What I want to do is this: Vibrate when I get a WhatsApp message, when it's set to vibrate. The pop-up bar that comes up at the top when ...
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Show sensitive notification content when at trusted place

I have been trying to get sensitive notification content to only show when at a trusted location (android 5.1.1), however my attempts have so far been unsuccessful. Is this possible to accomplish ...
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Remove Lollipop status bar tint over color?

Is it possible to remove the tint over the status bar color in lollipop? Currently, the bar color will change to a slightly darker version of the app's color. Example of how it is now: Click image ...
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Can I stop system upgrade notices on Nexus 7 5.0.2

I have a Nexus 7 2013 WiFi running Android 5.0.2, and I keep getting an update notification for 5.1. When I try the update, I get an error on install, then a reboot, and I'm back to 5.0.2. I'm ...
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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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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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“Unfortunately the process com.android.phone has stopped” after upgrade to Lollipop on my S5

I upgraded (over the air) to Lollipop and now the phone process keeps crashing. I tried to wipe its data (actually, in Application manager there are 3 'Phone' apps), tried turning off (including ...
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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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Moto G (2nd gen) does not support OTG after Lollipop update

I am experiencing problems in transferring video files from SD card to OTG or OTG to SD card. Its says root directory not found. This started happening after I updated my phone software from KitKat to ...
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Phone kept awake for half an hour after arriving home

My Moto X (2014) running Lollipop 5.0.1 sometimes starts chewing through battery upon arriving home after being away (or, possibly, getting back on a wi-fi connection is the trigger?). It does this ...
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Light sensor not working after Lollipop update

After upgrading my Nexus 5 to Android OS version 5.0 Lollipop, an issue has occurred: light sensor doesn't work properly when I am trying to call someone. Screen always stays on and I am not able to ...
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Missing “Visibility” option on Lollipop Calendar

Did Google take away the Visibility option for a new calendar event in their Calendar app for Lollipop/5.0? It was present in KitKat/4.4, but I don't seem to be able to find it anywhere. The full ...
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What specifies the maximum supported sdcard capacity of a mobile phone?

I often see this in mobile phone specifications: "microsd card supported, up to 32gb" Is this limit really real? Does it depend on hardware or software? How to know for sure (e.g. using a software) ...
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Allow screen pinning automatically by bypassing the permission dialog

I have an app that makes use of screen pinning. The problem is that, as of now, it asks for the user's permission before pinning the app. I do not want it do this - I simply want it to pin the screen ...
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Moto E (1st Gen) Bootloader Unlocking

There was some problem with my 1-yr-old Moto E 1st gen. It got dead and after some time the dead android guy appears with some red-blue thing on its chest. It appears for half a second. I pressed ...
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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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Can't run Android 5.0 os on a virtual machine?

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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How to solve “The contact doesn't exist” problem on Android 5.0

I have a new Nextbook tablet that shows message "The contact doesn't exist" after tapping the user icon (top right of pull down menu). I am trying to change accounts, but I cant get to the user menu. ...
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Switch carrier error

I have Lenovo A6000 plus. Still running on 4.4.4 I tried update my OS via Lenovo update as I haven't done it a long time and Lollipop is there Download seems fine, and it changed into recovery mode to ...
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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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Huge Data Usage started last month - 4GB over mothly average

I have an HTC One (M8) with Cyanogenmod 12 (12-20150625-snapshot-yng4nao09n-m8) which I have been using since June. Before that I had a different version of CM on the same phone and did a full reset. ...
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Running your own .sh script at vold.decrypt=trigger_shutdown_framework via init.rc (android 5.0)

I want to workaround a vendor bug in an Android 5.0 phone (chinese, MTK, no proper source) Problem is due to a bug in some binary, /data is not properly released on vold.decrypt=...
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Launch google now into listen mode by holding home button like in iOS

I just switched from iOS to android 5.0. With Siri, you are able to hold the home button (from the lock screen or otherwise) and it will immediately start listening for a command. I would like this ...
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Smart Lock Timeout

With my MotoX (pre-Lolipop) I could unlock my phone via the Motorola Skip app and a trusted NFC device. Post-Lolipop, the Skip app no longer works, but the NFC unlocking is now built in. The ...
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How to watch lectures in Adobe Connect app when I can't find Flash 11.2 for Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.1?

I want to watch prerecorded Adobe connect lectures on my Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.1. The problem: when I try to play them through a browser (I have tried Chrome, Firefox, Dolphin, and ...
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Unable to pick the calls after upgrading to Lollipop 5.0.2

Yesterday I got an update to upgrade my Micromax Yureka mobile to CyanogenMod 12 which upgrades the Android version to Lollipop 5.0.2. And since then I am unable to pick calls, as nothing gets ...
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Privacy/Security concers for setting up business email using Gmail app on Nexus devices

I need to set up my business email*(non gmail email)* on the mobile devices (Nexus 5 and Nexus7). The business has its own private mail server. The way I can do it is by using Gmail app on these ...
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Lollipop : Mobile data toggle from lock screen [duplicate]

Mobile data can be switched on and off from lock screen in android 5.0 lollipop. I casually leave my phone on desk for short time while I am nearby, somebody (suppose a kid) can toggle mobile data ...
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Nexus 6 OTA from 5.0.1 to 5.1 fails - Error in block.map

I am trying to upgrade my Nexus 6 with version 5.0.1 (Build number LRX22C) via OTA to Android 5.1. The OTA update is downloaded successfully and after pressing "Restart & Install" I see a dead ...
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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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How to make Android Lollipop remember wifi password?

I recently upgraded my Motorola Moto G OS to Android Lollipop. It works pretty well. However, one of the features I am missing is my corporate wifi being remembered that I used to enter from the ...
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How can I stop avoiding poor WiFi automatically?

I have a Motorola G second gen(2014) and I was searching everywhere for a way to stop avoiding poor WiFi automatically by the phone, but I can't find it in my old phone. The option was there in my ...
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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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Google Maps failed to save offline maps on Lollipop

I'm using Nexus 5 32GB, Android 5.0.1. I'm trying to save maps offline, but it's showing me an error whenever I try to save. It seems the issue is on external storage; it's not writable. The issue ...
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On Nexus 4, system still “up to date” with Kit-Kat

I would like to install Lollipop over the air on my Nexus 4. I know that there is a factory image available, but I'd rather avoid install that if I can. I have a Nexus 4 that has been turned off from ...
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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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Why does Google Now never think that I will arrive on time?

I have a Nexus 5 running Android 5.0.1. Whenever a notification appears in Google Now about an upcoming event, it always tells me "The transportation mode you selected will not let you arrive on time"...
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Is there a list of android system status bar icons? [duplicate]

I'm not sure what some of the status bar icons mean on my Android Nexus 5 device (I'm referring to the icons in top right of screen, adjacent to the time). I've googled frequently but I keep getting ...
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Camera isn't available - Trusted Face ( Android Lollipop - Nexus 5)

Sometimes I've noticed that the Smart Lock - Trusted Face feature doesn't work, no matter what the lighting or the position of my face relative to the phone. I thought that an "Improve face matching"...
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How to prevent Google from asking for location permission when enabling GPS?

I took this new phone which had a notification about an update. Thinking it is like Windows OS where I must have the newest updates for proper security practices- I agreed for the update. Turns out ...
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Root Lenovo vibe p1ma40 with Lollipop 5.1

I'm trying to root Lenovo vibe p1ma40 with Lollipop 5.1 this particular device since last couple of day, without any success. So I need your help to do this, or not this particular device but it would ...