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Only use this tag if your question is specific to Android 5.1 Lollipop, an incremental update over 5.0 announced on March 9, 2015.

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My cell phone Lg G stylo takes many minutes to turn on

my cell phone Lg G Stylo takes many minutes to turn on and when the app does faith the camera does not turn on, does not detect the SIM CARD that I can do?
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How to spawn “sign-in to network” page for a captive portal?

How do I execute captive portal? On a Z828 from ZTE, Android version 5.1.1, I'm trying to get something like: While Starbucks generally works for me, all too often, other networks, when using public ...
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SyncThing, Lolipop, and “Transport endpoint not connected”

I'm trying to get 2 way sync going with Syncthing on OctOS L (Lolipop, based on Cyanogen) with folders on the SD card. Backup from Android to other Syncthings works fine. The Syncthing devs say it's ...
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Can I get hacked by just opening an APK file without even installing it?

Can I get hacked by just opening an APK file without even installing it on an updated android phone 5.0+↑ !!
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What does the read contact permission really mean in Android 5.x?

I've been playing around with the XPosed module ProtectMyPrivaccy, and I noticed that Offline Maps requires "read contacts" permission when doing a POI (Point Of Interest) search. I can see how ...
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How to upgrade Android 4.4.4 (Kitkat) to Android 5.1.1 (Lillipop) or higher on Interactive Digital Kiosk?

We recently purchased a 55" Interactive Digital Kiosk. It currently have Android 4.4.4 (Kitkat) installed. I would like to upgrade the Android OS to a more recent version but am not sure how to do ...
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How can I find the app that is causing this overlay on Chrome?

In the last week, I've started having an issue with text disappearing in Google Chrome on my Samsung Note 4. It appears to be some sort of overlay or Javascript issue because when I select text, I can ...
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Remove mystery alarm from Android 5

I'm using a lender Android 5 phone. Apparently it's default settings were set to update over WIFI only. I do have an alarm program I explicitly installed however it is clearly not the cause of the ...
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Open with %APP% Always option not remembering

I have a intranet webpage that has a button that launches a barcode scanner app, basically by calling the app through a link to the company's webiste: <a class="btn btn-lg btn-block btn-success" ...
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Touchscreen keeps freezing repeatedly

I have an Android device (Yuntab K107, Android 5.1, rooted w/SuperSU) that was working perfectly - until now. For some reason, the touchscreen will respond just fine for 6 seconds and then freeze for ...
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CPU usage unusually high

My phone has become very slow suddenly. No new apps were installed. RAM usage seems fine. Can't open some apps like Chrome, it just freezes. I opened Developer mode > Show CPU, and this is what it ...
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Lenovo Vibe p1m suddenly slow

Today I notice my Lenovo Vibe p1m is running slow. It coudn't open Chrome without freezing. The whole UI is basically sluggish. It also couldn't open the flashlight. I have tried removing the sdcard ...
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com.qualcomm.embms keeps popping up every few minutes

In Lenovo Phab, a message : "Unfortunately, com.qualcomm.embms has stopped." keeps popping up exactly twice every few minutes, to which I've to click 'OK' every time. I've tried force stopping it ...
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unfortunately, the process com.android.phone has stopped

My 10yo daughter's yuntab k17 tablet with android OS 5.1 all of a sudden started popping the error message: "unfortunately, the process com.android.phone has stopped." This tablet has a place to ...
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Adding Init.d support to Android 5.1 Pimp My Rom didn't work

what I need to do is to create a sym link to the dalvik-cache folder and execute it in boot time, in order to free some internal memory space. I had done this before with an old 2.3 Android, but it ...
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Samsung galaxy j5 wifi not turning on

When iam trying to turn on wifi of my Samsung galaxy j5. (SM-J500F).it keeps turning off. I did factory reset ,hard reset. Ping test, location high accuracy. But nothing worked ..help me
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Use of “Mounted /system” with secret key combinations in recovery;

I just discovered that after pressing a secret key combination in recovery mode, the log below shows a message "Mounted /system". What's this used for? Thank you!
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Switch chrome interface from smartphone mode to tablet mode

I want just a little: change interface of Chrome on my Mediapad T2 7.0 Pro (PLE-701L). Now it looks like smartphone version (picture at right side): But I want to change interface to tablet mode (...
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How to disable Android's watchdog?

So recently, my device keep hanging itself for about 3-4 seconds when there's a command line "!@Sync xx [dd-mm hh:mm:ss.ms] ( xx is number of times it occurs, the rest is date / time format ) shows up ...
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Where is all the internal storage space on my BLU Advance 5.0

I got a really cheap BLU Advance 5.0 here and the most annoying thing is that it constantly runs out of space. I already added a 16GB SD card but as you might imagine that doesn't solve the problem. ...
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Identifying hidden character in file name

This file name apparently contains a hidden character somewhere: /config/wifi/mac.txt I wrote a script to overwrite this file, but it creates another file with the same name. I copied this file to ...
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How to Overwrite System File with Script

This script creates another file in the same directory, with the same name as the desired target file. There are now two files in the same directory with the same name (???). The original file has an ...
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How to enable the radio transmitter on yureka

So just a couple of hours ago, I unlocked the device's boot loader and after boot up, I noticed a strange app in the app drawer which was called radio transmitter. I excitedly opened the app. But, the ...
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How to increase /system directory size on android device?

Hello, I use Galaxy A 7.0 tab and rooted device. this device total storage 16GB but current my /system storage only size 1.9G and Available storage is only 347M I would like to change the /storage/...
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Uninstall the dangerous ImeMess app from my tablet

I have the ImeMess app warning keeping popping up even after I have done the unistall instructions. Where is it located? How do I permanently unistall it?
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Unable to change default launcher

I have Lenovo k5 smartphone with Lollipop 5.1.1. As stock "Lenovo Launcher" sucks, I installed Nova Launcher and set it as default. Unfortunatelly, after each restart (or even without restart, after ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM7505 won't connect to laptop via USB

I am using Note 3 but I'm unable to connect my phone to PC or laptop. MTP or USB bar option did not pop up when I connected my phone. Please help.
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google recovery page on a cherry mobile astro 2

i recieved a cherry mobile astro 2 from a friend today. it was resetted and is now asking for the google recovery. it doesn't have a google keyboard. i really could use some help here. already tried ...
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Is it possible to replace EMUI with original Google firmware?

I have a Huawei CUN-U29 with stock EMUI 3.1 firmware, and honestly I don't really like the pre-installed OS. I would like to replace it with original Google official Android 5.1 firmware, but I don't ...
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Google contacts not syncing

I have a Lenovo A6020a40 with Android 5.1.1. Local GMail contacts and cloud ones have always been in sync till some day ago. Then, suddenly, without any modification on my phone and/or on the cloud, ...
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How to disable Voice input

My Motorola phone (with Android 5.1) has voice input instead of typing. It was uploaded w/o my permission! I need to disable it because I can't put in complex words (like foreign names/technical ...
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“Couldn't move app”

First of all, this seems to be a DIFFERENT problem than the one which is often discussed. Don't flame me. I've searched for 2-3 hours for a solution on this forum and several of the other major ...
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How to root Huawei Y6 Pro? [duplicate]

Can I root my Huawei y6 pro from Lollipop 5.1 to nougat 7.0? if yes then how? I am bored of this v5.1 someone told me that if I root the system then i can install any version of OS on my Android. is ...
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Phone only turns on when it's plugged in but then works normally

The problem regards a cheap 5.1-based Android phone, manufactured by a company named Manta. A few days ago it randomly shut off on its own and it was impossible to turn it on because it got stuck on ...
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How to set the OS to main start instead of the recovery?

I have a Moto E 1st Gen and it got into a loop, so I flashed it, installed TWRP and upgraded to Android 5.1, everything went fine (I guess) but when I power on the device, it starts on the recovery (...
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Some disabled function on Huawei CUN-L21

usually I can free space on the internal memory of the phone in this way: settings - memory - internal archive - cached data (translation from Italian, excuse me). with my current phone, Huawei CUN-...
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Restore Firefox icon removed by mistake from the screen

I don't know how I did removed the firefox app icon from the main scren How can I restore it? My phone is using Android 5.1 and it is a TPLink Neffos C5 Edit: The icon is not present in the app ...
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moving apps to sd card is prevented by Huawei EmUI 3.1?

I wanted to ask you a question. why can not I move the apps on my sd card? my phone is a huawei cun-L21, android 5.1. the option is shown, but it is disabled. because? while, with another sd card, I ...
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Android Assistant on Lollipop

Is it possible to get Google Assistant on Android Lollipop smartphone? I wouldn't prefer to root my phone. Edit(2 March 2017): Today, as I woke up Assistant suddenly appeared in my app drawer.
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Samsung FRP lock - Android 5.1 have access to Settings

Not a duplicate as per other threads, due to the final step, Go to Backup and Reset and do a Factory Data Reset. As per my other answer, this will remove FRP from the device. The FRP lock is still ...
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Whatsapp crashes

I have updated my Whatsapp to the latest version (2.18.46) but it crashes as soon as I open it. I don't get any."Whatsapp has stopped working" message. Here's what happens: 1) I click the icon. 2) ...
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Proximity Sensor problem with my Samsung Galaxy J3 2016

I have a Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 with android 5.1 and whenever I receive calls, the screen keeps flipping on/off. I guess my proximity sensor is busted ? I also didn't see anything in my settings ...
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Can't get passed Setup Wizard after Factory Reset cause Google Play Services keeps stopping!

after Factory Resetting my Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50F Tablet with Android 5.1 i can't get passed the Setup Wizard after selecting the WIFI you want to connect it.. After Checking the Connection then it's ...
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X-Tigi Vision 6 Android 5.1 lollipop

My X-Tigi Vision 6 Android 5.1 lollipop cannot boot up past the X-Tigi name display. Plus, it turns on and off by itself without stopping. What can be the matter?
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Cannot connect android phone to pc on both Windows and linux

When i connect my android 5.1 phone to pc as mtp device to send and receive files it shows unrecognised device in Windows (tried in win 7and 10) and can not open mtp device on linux (tried in ubuntu ...
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Installed wine 3.0 on Android 5.1. After launching the app, the keyboard doesn't pop up. Any possible solution?

Installed wine 3.0 on Android 5.1. After launching the app, the keyboard doesn't pop up. Any possible solution?
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wallpaper is zoomed in

I have a Lenovo phone (A6020a40) with android 5.1.1 and the wallpaper is zoomed in. I've change the current wallpaper to a photo taken with the camera and also changed the launcher from VIBEUI to ...
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How to root HTC Desire 628?

I cant seem to root my HTC Desire 628, I've tried KingRoot and it worked but after a reboot it was unrooted, I tried it multiple time the same issue repeated I also searched XDA and found that there ...
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Android 5.1 full phone encryption stuck 12+ hours in

Similar thread to this one. None of the answers were helpful. It's an unrooted Android 5.1. The device has been factory reset. Once I begin the encryption process, screen is stuck with displaying ...
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Phone reports insufficient storage despite having a lot of free space

The problem I'm having regards a cheap Chinese phone which is rebranded and sold in my country as Manta MSP94501 Easy Selfie. It runs Android 5.1 (with a KingRoot which I installed) and lately, it ...