Questions tagged [5.1-lollipop]

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LG Nexus 5 touch screen not responding

I had a LG Nexus 5 running Android in developer mode with the "Show touches" option enabled. Suddenly, while holding the phone steadily in my hand, the device registered tons of touches in the top of ...
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Need help re-rooting my Sprint Note 3 running CM12.1 Nightly 5.1.1

I installed a Nightly build of CM12.1 earlier today, but a few minutes ago when I tried to install an app that requires root access it said I wasn't rooted. For some reason I figured this was a given ...
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Cell Broadcast Function Disappeared on Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 5.1

Cell Broadcast messages function which is usually here : messages -> setting -> cb messages seems to have disappeared on new Samsung phones. I have Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 5.1. Maybe this function ...
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Nexus 5 Suddenly starts playing music

I have a google nexus 5 which is a year old. I had no issues with it until recently, from around 3 days ago. Music started playing suddenly from nowhere. It's not from the music player, and it doesn'...
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Battery percentages per app nowhere near total

when I look at my Nexus 5 with android 5.1. battery screen, I can see something like this: Screenshots (click images for larger variants) Sum of all per-app percentages in list is 10. However as ...
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Nexus 4, Lollipop 5.1 WiFi Issue

My Nexus 4 device stopped connecting to the Cisco router at work for some reason. I thought it was because the upgrade to lollipop 5.0 (had Kit-Kat before) but I'm not so sure anymore. I tried: ...
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Does flashing Factory image on nexus 5 reinstall core apps

I messed up with some internal core apks of nexus 5 running 5.1 (android L) to be particular Google play services. I want to get back the original apks. Would flashing factory image help me with that ...
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Cellular data not working since 5.1 Lollipop flash

Cellular data stopped working immediately after "upgrading" to 5.1-lollipop OTA (from 5.0.2) on my Nexus-4. I am seeing the exclamation point in the signal strength indicator at all times, except ...
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Messenger - How to not automatically turn group messages into MMS?

How do I prevent the lollipop (5.1) from turning my group messages into MMS? I have some friends who can't receive MMS so this is a bit peeving. This question has been asked before but not answered, ...
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Restore settings from Google account

I updated Android manually but all my settings are now lost. I remember that in the previous updates it would download all the apps again and restore settings from my Google Account. But this time I ...
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Android 5.1 on Samsung Galaxy S4 [duplicate]

I have upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1. It is full of bugs, but I don't wont to downgrade to Kitkat. I have heard that Android 5.1 is available. Is it possible to get it for my S4?
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Multi-user option not avilable in Android one after Lollipop update

I have Karbonn Android one phone. It is updated to Lollipop 5.1. I read that multi-user option is available in Lollipop. But in Settings the Users option is not available. How can I enable it? Is it ...
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How do I get my mobile data to work again, after the new Android 5.1 update?

I am having an issue with Mobile data no longer working. Mobile data WAS working the day after updating to Android 5.1 on my Nexus 5. But now (1 day later) it is not connecting to Mobile data. It just ...
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Set owner information

I just installed unofficial version of cyanogenmod on my Redmi 1s but when i pull down the quick settings and click on users I cannot find my name in place of owner.On going to more settings and ...
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Nexus 6 screen goes black during call (w/ Lollipop 5.1)

After updating to Lollipop 5.1, any phone calls made turns the screen off. I cannot get the phone to bring up the screen to end the call, dial another person, or interact with the screen in any way.
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No more puncuation shortcuts in lollipop google keyboard?

In KitKat, there used to be some punctuation shortcuts in google's keyboard. For example, you'd press and hold a key (usually in the lower rows, like 'v'), and you could add a question mark, ...
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NullPointerException, getPhone error when trying SKD-21, Messages displaying on Samsung Galaxy s4 after update to Lollipop 5.0.1

Yesterday I updated my Samsung Galaxy s4 to Lollipop 5.0.1. It is important to note that my phone is not moded in any way nor has it been rooted. It is the standard user version phone. After the ...
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Do applications run in user profiles that are not active / run in background profiles?

I configured 3 user profiles with each their own google account on my device (Nexus 5 with Android 5.1). When I switch the user profiles, do the applications keep running in the user profiles that ...
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Z3C New Firmware?

I just got a message from Sony saying new firmware is available for my Z3C (23.1.A.0.726). Anybody else get this? Anyone know what's in the update? The PC companion software doesn't give any details. ...
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Request desktop site on stock Android Chrome by default for certain websites [duplicate]

For certain websites on my Nexus 5 running stock Android 5.1, I would like to always display the desktop version instead of the mobile version. My current workflow is as follows to navigate to a ...
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nexus 5 android 5.1 installing

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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Android 5.1 update stuck on “Waiting to download…”

My Nexus 5 prompted me to update my Android to 5.1. When I clicked download, the process is stuck on "Waiting to download..." and there after nothing happened. I waited for almost 10 minutes, and then ...
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How can I keep my mobile data connection up when establishing a non-internet capable WiFi connection?

I'm using a Raspberry Pi to stream music wirelessly inside my car. The Pi has a wireless network without real a exit to the outside world. I want to connect to that 'internet-less' network and still ...
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Custom Alarm tone in 5.1

I am aware that by creating folder named Alarms, Ringtones and Notifications and placing audio files inside them will list those audio files as appropriate custom tones. However in my rooted stock ...
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Nexus 5 Update To Android 5.1

When I try to download the OTA for 5.1 it gets stuck at "Waiting to download". Am I the only one that has this problem or is there a fix? Also, if I manage to download it, will I be able to update or ...
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Is there any kernel requirement for installing Android Lollipop?

Is there a special requirement for a newer kernel in Android Lollipop? Can I use it with 3.4 kernel?
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Is there a way to only load text for websites?

In an attempt to not waste time or data on loading images or videos on website, I've been looking for a way to setup my phone to only load text of a website. Unfortunately, my Google-fu is failing me ...
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Nexus 5 Android 5.1 Problems with mobile data

2 days ago I updated my Nexus 5 from Android 5.0.1 to Android 5.1. After the update was finished, everything worked as expected, but mobile data didn't work. I have tried turning on and off airplane ...
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getting “E: failed to verify whole-file signature” and “E: signature verification aborted” when updating from 5.0 to 5.1

I have a Nexus 5 that I am trying to update from 5.0 to 5.1 via a sideload ADB update. The OTA update within Android fails at about 30% so I am trying to do it manually.I downloaded the file but when ...
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Lollipop 5.1 doesn't automatically connect to wi-fi

After I upgraded my Nexus 5 to Lollipop 5.1, it does not automatically connect to wi-fi because Google is blocked in China and then the phone treated it as no network connection. I have tried the ...
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Android 5.1 & Group SMS in Messenger defaults to MMS

Am I right in thinking that as of Lollipop 5.1 all group messages sent via Messenger are sent via MMS? In prior versions I had the choice to send them as multiple SMS messages, which is what I want ...
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OS Features missing after upgrade to Android 5.1

I just updated my Nexus 5 from Android 5.0 LPX13D to 5.1 LMY47I. Some components of the OS now seem to be missing. When I scroll with two fingers from the top of the screen I only get the ...
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After upgrading my Nexus 7 from Android 4 to 5.1, it is so slow as to be unusuable. What can I do to make it usable again?

I've seen reports here and there online where users have reported similar frustrations. Has anyone had success fixing whatever issue is crippling the tablet after upgrading to Android 5 (Lollipop)?
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tmo nexus 6 update error 5.0.1 to 5.1

I have a tmobile nexus 6 and I received the update yesterday. After downloading and installing, during the install where the robot is on the screen, it says error. Phone reboots and I'm still on 5.0.1....
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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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Restoring wpa_supplicant.conf [root]

I have a rooted Nexus 5 (Lollipop 5.1) which just decided to restart itself and clear out my saved WiFi passwords! Luckily I make regular manual backups of the wpa_supplicant.conf file from /data/...
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Nexus 5 upgraded to 5.1 and mobile data wont work anymore

My Nexus 5 upgraded from Android 4.4.2 to 5.1 now it won't connect to mobile data. How can I get it to connect?
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upgrade to lollipop 5.1 using twrp?

In a burst of energy in the past I installed twrp. But when I attempted to install 5.1 on my nexus 7 2012 by following the prompts, it dumped me into twrp with no information on how to proceed. Do I ...
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error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported when I try to run curl on android 5.1

I'm trying to run curl on android 5.1,but this error doesn't help : root@manta:/root/home/curl/data/local/bin # ./curl error: only position independent executables (PIE) are supported. I've got the ...
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phone won't connect to wifi after upgrade to Android 5.1

I upgraded yesterday to Android 5.1. Looks awesome but thinks that my home internet wifi is not responding and won't connect to it anymore. (Give me an exclamation mark on wifi.) The new feature (stop ...
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Exchange Email on Android 5.1

I recently upgraded my Nexus 5 to Android 5.1. Now my corporate exchange email no longer updates. I can not send or receive emails. I had my local IT department check it out and they can not find ...
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Allow LED flashing for notification while on silent mode (interruptions: none)

I use my phone in school. If I use priority mode or none mode, I can't see the notifications by front LED of my phone, which I could with Android KitKat 4.4. It was easy in school, there was no sound ...
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When will my device get the Android 5.1 update (Lollipop)?

Android 5.1 (Lollipop) was officially announced on March 9th, 2015. You can review the high-level changes at the announcement on the official Android blog. Of course, not all devices will get this ...