Questions tagged [5.1-lollipop]

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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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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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Where does the gmail app save the previewed files?

I had previewed a pdf attachment from an email recently. I deleted the email permanently without downloading the attachment. I want to retrive the previewed file if possible. Is there a specific place ...
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How do I get rid of “System Data” that takes up half my hard drive?

So since I updated my phone, there seems to be a mysterious 3-4GB of "System Data" on my phone's hard drive that I can't get rid of. Here are some screenshots of this: I have an LG Leon running ...
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“app not installed” Replace Rom based app with mod apk without root

I'm facing trouble installing a modded .apk if the same app is already provided in stock Rom. I'm using Micromax canvas E481, not rooted yet. Which has saavn app already installed. I uninstalled it ...
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Moto E XT1022 Downgrade to Kitkat Issue

I've Moto E with Lollipop 5.1 updated. This Version of OS gives me troubles like Disables Networks, Doesnot go in Wifi Settings etc., since a week ago. Before that, its working good only. Warranty for ...
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Phone keeps prompting for pattern confirmation

About two weeks ago my phone started popping up the confirm pattern screen for no apparent reason. It happens whether I'm using the phone or not. I took it into the verizon store and the guy played ...
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Can't find Smart Lock on Huawei Y6 on Lollipop 5.1.1

My phone is Huawei Y6. I already have a pin lock. Enabled Smart Lock (Google) in Trusted Agents. But I still can't find Smart Lock feature anywhere.
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How to use an external sdcard as internal in Android Lolipop 5.1.1?

I have seen option of making external sd card to internal in android 6 mobile phones but i have android lolipop 5.1.1 how can i make it adoptable or get that option is it feasable to get that ...
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Missing space on internal storage

I have a GT-I9195 running Lollipop 5.1.1 (currently PAC-ROM) which in theory has 8GB of internal memory. However, I can't seem to track down what exactly has happened to all that space. With a paltry ...
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Is com.android.syshandler a malware file on Android 5.x?

I saw various unwanted pop up ads on an Android 5.x phone. Then installed the free Sophos Mobile Security on it (from the Play Store) and ran it several times over last few days. Each time it shows ...
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Need help with removing guest account on 2016 galaxy tab a. I can not understand the directions everyone is giving

I have found several posts about this, but the needed files are dead links, and I can not find the apps that are mentioned with the exact same names. I can not ruin this tablet. I need it for my ...
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Nexus 7 stuck on google's logo after flashed the building of AOSP

This is my first time to flash the AOSP build on the device. I just followed Google's instructions to download and build the Android source code. Since I have a Nexus 7 (2013), so I chose the target ...
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Android 5.1 (MT8163) USB ethernet (TP-link) enumeration fails on suspend/resume cycles

We are using MT8163 based Android device which is connected with TP-link based USB-Ethernet device over MT8163 USB host. We observed that when we keep the MT8163 device to sleep mode and resume (...
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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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Nexus 5: How to automatically toggle Live Display in Cyanogenmod 12.1 nightly at a specific time?

I have a Nexus 5 with the last CyanogenMod nightly (12.1 20150917). I have a bug with the live display. Since the auto mode doesn't switch automatically, I have installed Automate, an app that uses ...
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trouble with update android lenovo A2010-a

Today I updated my Android Lenovo A2010-a to latest version (Android 5.1): I just click on message like that "Your have new update. Update have downloaded and can be installed". Than was opened new ...
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Mock Locations option keeps turning off

I am trying to test an app i have been sitting on for a while. In order to do that i need to use the option "Allow mock Locations", so i set it to on. But as soon as i refresh the page it's gets ...
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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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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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Make android phone as USB Webcam

I have an Android tablet based on Android Lollipop (5.1.1) and I want to use this device as a webcam via USB. I know some apps could work (e.g. DroidCam or WO WebCam) but they require extra clients ...
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unable to remove google account from lenovo vibe p1 m

I have added my gmail account in my lenovo vibe p1 option m mobile phone but I am not getting any option to remove the account from the mobile. I searched in settings->Accounts but no such option is ...
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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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reboot needed to refresh MTP list?

using Terminal Emulator I created a file; cd /storage/emulated/0/Downloaded echo test > test.txt Then using Android File Transfer I can see files in the same dir but not the test file. ls -l ...
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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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Enable USB Tethering to a static LAN IP

I am interested in using an Android device to serve as a Raspberry Pi (rPi) monitor as described in the blog: Raspberry Pi Display over USB. The goal is to be able to view / control the rPi from ...
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PTP for photo transfer not working on my S6 edge

I have a Mac (iMac, newest model with newest software) and it is impossible to access photos from camera roll of my S6 edge (128 GB) in USB PTP mode. In Apple Photo app it shows the device but it ...
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How can I set my bluetooth visibility on all the time with lollipop?

I use my phone as a beacon. When I show up places, other bits of hardware notice my bluetooth presence and do things. As of lollipop apparently this doesn't work anymore because there is no way to ...
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link headphone volume to master volume

I have already asked this question on stack overflow without much luck so far, but i figured it might fair better here. I have an android TV (Philips 49PUS6401) I want to connect a surround sound ...
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Widget (or similar function) to unmount a USB OTG device?

Is there a widget, app, or similar available to safely unmount a USB OTG device? I've looked through this SE, Google Play, and the Internet and found this question, seedy/expensive apps, and old ...
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XML Config File to force wi-fi switch always on

I have and android running 5.1.1 for some reason it keeps shutting off the wi-fi, switch just goes to off. Can i push a config to it to force it permanently on?
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History of unlock patterns

There's a way to see the previous unlock patterns that I been use before? I want to saw a unlock pattern that i use a few months ago... I have a j3 2016 unlocked (with adb and twrp)
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Disable vibration of the phone, but leave it on smartwatch

I'm trying to figure out the best setting for my Android 5.1 phone during my working hours. When I'm at my workplace, my phone is constantly docked and in set to the Priority mode (this is automatic)....
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Cellular data shutting off when i shut off wifi and vice versa

I bought a motorola moto g gen 3 a few days back and encountered a bug i can't wrap my head around. First of: this post: Cellular data not working since 5.1 Lollipop flash adresses the same issue ...
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How to enable USB Storage for Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7" Tablet

I have these Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7" Tablet, ever since I bought it and the first time it prompted me if I wanna enable USB mass storage when I connected it to the computer, and I selected charge ...
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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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WhatsApp chats disappeared after Android Operating System Update

I am having a Moto E XT-1022 (1st generation) 2014 model. In order to update its OS from 4.4.4 to 5.1, I had to make 500MB space available so I deleted all WhatsApp database backup files without ...
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How to mount media partition for emulated primary only in android

I am trying to mount media partition mount point as /storage/emulated but it showing mounting and media files are showing in /storage/emulated. but i am unable to find images in gallery, what is ...
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Missing Keyboard on Lock Screen

I got a system message that the keyboard had crashed. Then my keyboard won't restart. And now that my phone is locked, I can't unlock it to try any of the normal fixes, such has disabling and enabling ...
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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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sleep of death nexus 4

I have Nexus 4 with Android 5.1. Recently it started to get Sleep of Death occasionally. I think it started after updating Android from 4.* to 5.*. I read that it's bug in Android Lollipop and some ...
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Lock Screen Wallpaper

I don't know how to have a lock screen wallpaper on my phone. I'm using an Android 5.1 Lollipop (Omega HD3, Cherry Mobile). Where can i find the setting to set my lock screen wallpaper on my device?
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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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Addon.d bash script for removing apks after nightly reflash on Android 5.1 CM12.1 not working

I'm trying to have a bash script in /system/addon.d/ that removes unwanted apks from a nightly Android 5.1 (CM12.1) install for my Galaxy Nexus phone. Each new nightly reflash will reinstall some ...
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hostapd not working from adb shell

I have a LG G3 running 5.1.1 and I can successfully enable Portable Wi-Fi hotspot through the Settings menu. I can see my portable Wi-Fi SSID on another Android device when enabled through the ...
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How to Organize Home Screen Icons in Folders?

I am using a Samsung Galaxy A3 2016 (SM-A310F) smartphone with Android 5.1.1. I am trying to combine several icons on the home screens into folders, like I did on various other Android devices before. ...
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How can I permanently change my hotspot tethering IP address?

IP address is 192.168.43.1 by default and there is no option to change it permanently. Is it possible to change it without root access? My phone is Huawei Android 5.1.
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Getting rid of the Google Search bar in home screen? (stock Android 5.1.1)

I've got a Nexus 5, freshly factory reset, with stock Android 5.1.1. When searching around how to disable the Google Search bar on the Home screen, all solutions I find recommend to go Settings→Apps→...
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Unable to mount /system as read-write

I want to modify a file under /system. The problem is that is read-only, and even with root I cannot set it as read-write. I've tried the following: Root Explorer (the automatic button) A one click ...
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Swapping External SD Card Memory with Internal Memory on Android Lollipop

I own an Xperia M2 D2303, and I'm on the latest Lollipop build (see footnote). I've followed this tutorial but to no success since it'd seem Sony has changed the memory address (previously on Kitkat ...