Questions tagged [5.1-lollipop]

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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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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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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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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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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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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Screen Mirroring error : Green screen with audio

My device is lyf flame 1 {Ls-4503} android 5.1 There is no wireless display or screen mirroring option in it.However when i use playstore app like miracast or ezmira ,i see this option Clicking on ...
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Can't get google assistant enabled

I've got a problem. I am currently running android lollipop 5.1 on my device (an allview p5 energy). I checked for the newest version of the Google app and it's the latest one available. Also, I have ...
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Some apps are installing constantly

Some apps are installing constantly and when I delete those apps, they again get installed. Quick Heal mobile antivirus shows that these are malware and resolve the problem, but sometimes they are ...
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Samsung Galaxy Grand prime sm-g530h stuck after updating

I was updating my Galaxy grand prime by Odin and when Odin said that your update has been completed "passed", I plugged off my android and after that it is not starting. I have tried to ...
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“Failed to delete” message when deleting files from SD card

I use smartphone with Android version 5.1.1 Whenever I try to delete files (videos, images, ebooks, etc) from my SD card I get the "Failed to delete" message. I looked for the solution to the problem ...
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How to display truncated text?

Often, a text item is too long to fit the screen, and it gets truncated with three dots (like this: …). How can I access the hidden part of the text? (I tried turning the phone to rotate the display, ...
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I cannot update my Alcatel Pop 3 (5) smathphone os to version 5.2

I ask for help to update the Lollipop 5.1 operative system on my Alcatel Pop 3 (5) to Lollipop version 5.2. When I try to get an update the smartphone gives me the following error message: /...
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How to upgrade SWM 8802 to Android 8.1

I purchased a SWM 8802 double din automotive head unit from ebay and I was under the impression that it would have android 7.1 installed as advertised. Turns out it actually has android 5.1, which has ...
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Android tablet randomly showing Advertising

I have a cheap android tablet from brand allwinner A33. This is a cheap tablet from china. Every works ok, but randomly with starts showing Advertising. The problem is that I don't have nothing ...
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How can I change the icon, icon name that lays under the icon, notification name, and notification icon for an Android app?

I'm running Android 5.1. I'd like to change the icon for a few apps on my device. I'd also like to change the app name both on the desktop and on the notification window that the OS makes pop up ...
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How do I root huawei mobile phone?

This specific huawei mobile I have is known to be very hard to root or not able to be rooted at all. I will add the specs below in this description if needed. Huawei Y538 - Android 5.1 API5.1 (22) ...
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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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Google Play Services stopped working on my device that uses an AOSP Android 5.1.1

My Juniper Mesa2 tablet has stopped working with anything requiring Google Play Services. I have tried sideloading the APK file and directly loading it. Nothing seems to be working. Is there an ...
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save game progress with adb. non rooted phone

i backed up an app with the command adb pull data/app/com.tictactoe.wintrino-1/base.apk c:\tc\aa.ab but when i restored it with adb restore c:\tc\aa.ab nothing was restored. When i manually ...
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How to prevent apps auto-reinstalling?

Almost every time I connect my phone to my PC apps auto-reinstall in the background. I say "auto-reinstall" rather than "auto-update" because the versions aren't changing. Auto-update is disabled but ...
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Trying to debug a network error of a 3rd party application sniffing the HTTPS traffic, but the error stops when enabling the proxy, what can I try?

This is a somewhat silly situation, we have this third party application that stopped working on our work devices, its pretty obvious that some request is failing under the hood, so I set up a HTTPS ...
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Massive increase in data usage with no change in behaviour

The primary purpose of data connectivity on my phone is checking email. I don't surf the Web when I'm "bored" (I occasionally look up something that I absolutely have to know that can't wait until I ...
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Can user data be recovered after formatting and flashing stock ROM?

I am exchanging my old Android L phone for a new one. I have formatted the whole phone including bootloader and flashed its stock ROM using SP Flash Tool twice. I hope my data has been overwritten. ...
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How to open multi task window 5.1?

I have Karbonn Quattro L50 with Android 5.1 mobile. Then i have to open another app. Cant find Multi task window options. When i open a app and to open other app i have to go back back until its on ...
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Ambient display on odexed roms

I'm running on 5.1.1 odexed stock rom... Is there a way I can get ambient display on my device without xposed ☺.. Also can I install xposed after deodexing my rom coz it got into bootloop when I ...
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Local offset of clock

I'm using the App ClockSync on a Android 7.0 device (Huawei P9 Plus) and on a Android 5.1 device (Huawei MediaPad M2) and I face two problems. I'm synchronizing the time with ClockSync on my Huawei ...
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Call custom emergency number from lockscreen

Ok, basically, what I want, is to provide Android phone to child, locked by passcode (or gesture), and allow the child to call parents (two numbers) from locked device. My current available target ...
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What happened to the sound profiles that were in Lollipop?

I recently bought a new phone to replace my old one. The old phone is running 5.1 (Lollipop) and has "Predefined [sound and notification] profiles" (see screenshot). However, there seems to be no ...
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Lengthy sleep command not working in script

I've written a su.d script to periodically (every 4 hours) back up data from an app using a looped sleep command: #!/system/bin/sh ( # Wait for boot to complete until [ "$(getprop sys....
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can i flash flashmode in android from flashtool?

that is a lot of flash hehehehe I can't enter download mode(flashmode) from holding the usual keys anymore since I wiped the system from TWRP :D. Now I wonder if spflashtool can help me with this ...
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Xperia Z1 freezes and reboots

I know that this is bug in Stock Lolipop 5.1.1, still i haven't collected any kernel logs because when i need root i just use custom roms, because they are more flexible and there i don't have that ...
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I wiped everything from my phone with TWRP and my version is too old

i have a few ROMs and some backups in my computer so I tried to flash them but I always get "Error executing updater binary in zip" which I heard means my version is too old. EDIT: I tried to flash ...
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Android's in built browser's “launch by default” cant be removed

Mobile- Yu yunique (lollipop) Problem- My mobiles inbuilt android browser named as 'BROWSER' launches by default when I click on Google-drive/Telegram/Youtube links while browsing in google-chrome ...
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Consequences of removing Launcher3's APK (com.android.launcher3)

I have a rooted tablet with my own custom launcher which is already the default launcher. Are their any side effects if I delete the Launcher3's APK (com.android.launcher3) which is stored in /system/...
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How to fix damaged ext.SD card?

I think my ext.SD card is damaged,every time I select mount it says SD card safe to remove. I downloaded Aparted and it says problem detected in /dev/block/mmcblk. Does anyone have a fix? (tap to ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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, ...