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Activating Multi User on CM12.1 Android 5.1

I've done the edit to the build.prop fw.show_multiuserui=1 fw.max_users=5 I've done this on a tablet using CM12.1 (android 5.1) and it hasn't activated Multi User. Is there anything els that needs ...
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Bug or feature? Android ignores DNS servers with IPv6 ULAs when in an isolated ULA network?

This has cost me some hours of finally tracking it down, but I would like to know if someone can please shed light on this issue? Android 6 and 7 do not accept DNS servers with IPv6 ULA addresses. ...
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Where have all my wifi credentials gone?

My Oneplus One updated itself to the latest CyanogenMod kernel version a couple of days ago which has caused it to forget all my previously stored WPA keys and preferred wireless networks! I was ...
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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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Brightness level stuck at minimum after upgrading to Android 5.1.1

I have Sony Xperia Z (C6603, 10.7.A.0.222) and the brightness level is stuck at minimum after update to 5.1.1. I have tried: sensor test - light sensor is OK. set brightness via ADB (settings put ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy S6 edge scroll stuttering

I have just bought an Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone. After updating the firmware to 5.1.1 version, which is the latest Android software for this phone at this moment, there are some issues with ...
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How to use network interface as non-root user?

I want to communicate between my Android device and my Linux box over IP through the USB network interface mode. The device I'm using is a OnePlus One running CM12.1 nightly builds. It's rooted and ...
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language is being reset on boot

I have recently purchased a new phone (Laude M8), which is the first Android 5.1 phone I have used, and also the first phone I have used which supports dual SIM cards. I have only one SIM card ...
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Can I return to Tap & Go when the step has previously been bypassed?

I have a new moto maxx 2, and when I first started it, one of the setup prompts was to use Tap & Go. That was successfully initiated, but did not complete because the old phone turned off. I want ...
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Can't Manual-Sync email after selectively disabling Auto-Sync - Android 5.1

So I have two Google Accounts linked to my phone. The first is my private account which I would like to auto-sync (IE push notifications as soon as an email is received). The second is my work's ...
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Do apps need to be started once to receive background data

I just recently bought my first Android based phone (Samsung Galaxy A3). One thing I noticed (or maybe imagined noticing?) is that I appear to only receive notifications (like a new message in ...
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Missing encryption

I have recently bought an Android smartphone (Doogee X5) with Android 5.1. But I'm having difficulty locating full disk encryption option. There is nothing in security and storage menus. The closest ...
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Check which app triggers WIFI on

I have a Oneplus One device with Cyanogen OS 12.1. The issue is that my battery history shows that my wifi is always on gets on after sometime and then never closes. I did not turn my wifi on ...
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Nexus 5 Lollipop losing cell signal when wifi connected

I believe I first noticed this when I got version 5.1, and am still getting the issue with 5.1.1. If I keep the phone with wifi off, the phone works fine. If I connect to a wifi access point, at first ...
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Cannot sync contacts from Google

My Moto G 1st gen running on Lollipop does not want to aggregate Google contacts from my contact.google.com list. The Contacts app does not allow me to import contacts from Google account. It also ...
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Does Android Lolipop 5.1 get encrypted by itself upon first boot?

My doubts are, Would an android device shipped with Lollipop 5.0 get encrypted itself upon first boot? I saw a lot of blogs saying Lolipop does not come with default encryption but in the official ...
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Why can't I install anything since Google Play Store downloads don't reach 100%?

Recently after a hard reset I can't use the Google Play Store on my 5.1 Lollipop. Whatever I try to download from the Google Play Store it gets stuck at some percentage and never reach 100%. Plenty of ...
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Move App Data from SD Card to Internal Storage

TL;DR: Some apps have a little data on the SD and I want to move it to internal in case the apps actually need it. My intent is to use the SD for something else. However, I can't figure out how to ...
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How can I install keyboard for android 4.0.4 on android 5.1.1?

My phone with android 4.0.4 is rooted and I got the SamsungIME apk and odex files, moved them to the phone with android 5.1.1, but when I try to install, it simply says "App not installed". ...
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WhatsApp crashes just after launching without any error messages

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" messages. Here's what happens: I click the ...
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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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All the built in notification tones are now gone after clearing the Media Storage app's data

The Album app on my phone fails to detect some of the pictures I have after I moved them. I tried clearing the Album app's data but it didn't do anything. After looking around the internet, I found ...
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Locating ARP cache on an android device

If you are familiar with the command prompt in windows, there is an command that can used to see the ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) Cache in the command prompt i.e. arp -a. It is supposedly a table ...
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Firefox: keyboard freezes several seconds when typing into forms

I open Duckduckgo and Google in Firefox on my Android 5.1 phone. Usually I have multiple tabs open, but not that many. I start typing, and after two or three characters, the typing freezes. I can ...
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Does clearing the cache only clear your cache on a multi-user device?

I share a spare phone with my other half. I have just come to install an app on it and been unable to, due to lack of space. Looking in Storage I can see 400MB of Cached data but when I attempt to ...
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phone disconnects from PC after while

my phone disconnects from usb after a while but keeps charging. When plugged to wall charger it does charge, but there is no notification and it even says "connect to charger" when battery is low. I ...
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Recover Pictures

Ok, so I just dropped my android 5.1 Moto G. the screen is unresponsive and has lines and squares running along it. I was wondering if there was any way to recover photos from this phone, as it ...
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Why does it say that my phone isn't rooted properly?

Question: Why does it say that my phone isn't rooted properly? Also, can it get bricked? Full story: I got some malware, which my antivirus couldn't detect, so I installed an app called "Stubborn ...
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Powersave governor VS Marshmallow Doze

After searching on Google and XDA for an answer (which I didn't find), I decided to pose this as a question here. So, I guess that the majority of us know about the so-called big difference between ...
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Android always shows **Emergency Calls Only**

I have an Android 5.1 phone and since about 2-3 days, my phone always shows Emergency Calls Only in the Notification area: I know that this is not an issue, it doesn't bother me and my device ...
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Android 5.1.1 shortcuts

I have a new tablet with Android 5.1.1. I am trying to create a shortcut on the home screen by copying a Web page from the Internet Bookmarks. This was a simple procedure in 4.1, but there is no "...
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Upgrade Sony Xperia M Dual C2005 to Lollipop CM12

want to upgrade my Android OS from Jellybean 4.3 to Lollipop but unfortunately Sony has ended it's support for my phone, Sony Xperia M Dual-SIM C2005. I've searched in google about Sony Xperia M ...
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Is it possible use a different bluetooth codec than SBC on Android Lollipop?

I've been having trouble with the sound quality of with my Motorola Roadster 2. Basically this is a bluetooth In-Car speakerphone that can stream incoming media audio to my FM radio, so I can enjoy ...
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Cyanogenmod LG G3 crashes and does not boot

I have recently rooted my LG G3 D855 and installed the latest stable Cyanogenmod release (Android 5.1.1 Cyanogenmod 12.1-20151117-SNAPSHOT-YOG7DAO1K8-d855). Every few days it happens that the system ...
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SystemUI/lockscreen malfunction on DROID Turbo

I have a Motorola DROID Turbo running Android 5.1, unrooted, and I cannot unlock the phone because the lockscreen does not appear. This problem started occurring after the phone ran out of battery and ...
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How to get OK Google from Lockscreen back? OnePlus One CM 12.1 nightly

I recently updated to the new CM 12.1 nightly on my Oneplus One from the official version because of constant touchscreen issues. The touchscreen issues are now fixed, but OK Google doesn't work from ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 missing Sinhala fonts after Lollipop update

I have upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S5 to Lollipop recently. Now I am unable to see any Sinhala fonts. Any fix for this?
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How can you sync multiple outlook calendars including delegated calendars

So I need to sync a user's calendar to their Galaxy S6's Calendar/Planner they are on the latest OS (Lollipop 5.1), I can't seem to find a way that will allow me to sync their outlook calendar and ...
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Redo one-time setup?

Due to a flaw in the way that Android does decryption*, I setup my devices by skipping through all the first boot setup stuff provided by CyanogenMod and Android. I then immediately go into the ...
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Way to remove fade animation when changing brightness? [Like iOS]

When changing brightness on all android devices I've tried, primarily a Nexus 10 running Rastapop, quickly sliding the brightness slider will result in a smooth fade from starting brightness to ending ...
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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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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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selinux denies busybox although selinux is set to permissive?

Device-info: Phone: Sony Xperia Z1 Model number: C6903 Android version: 5.1.1 Build Number: 14.6.A.1.236 Rooted, BusyBox and Terminal Emulator installed (Play Store Version!!!) I have formatted an ...
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CyanogenMod 12.1 on Samsung i9500 intl caller echo

I've installed CM 12.1 nightly (currently nightly 20151013) and people who call me complains that they have an echo, and they hear them selves. I already tried the following: Update Nightly (started ...
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Map Whatsapp media to external SD on rooted Lollipop

I've wanted to create a symlink from the Whatsapp media folder on internal storage to external. So I installed FolderMount from XDA, which is claimed to work. Instead, what I've seen is that Whatsapp ...
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Is it in any way possible anymore to save my data?

I have an old Allview P5 Energy which I've forgotten the password of, running Android 5.1. I was wondering if there is any possible way to recover its data. adb devices says the device is unauthorized ...
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Which Android version will be preffered for my device?

I am trying to build a custom rom for my device(Lyf flame 7s 2016). But its hard to choose from which android version should I use? as default it came packed with bloated android 5.1 rom. Most of my ...
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If a phone is encrypted (Android 5.1) but user doesn't use a screen lock, and then does factory reset, is data secure?

If I have a phone running Android 5.1 and it is encrypted, but I don't use a lock/PIN for unlocking and using the phone, does that mean if if I do a factory reset, the data on the phone can still be ...
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Android 5.1 Emulated abd push give adb: error: failed to copy etc... remote Read-only file system

Hi I'm not trying to change the system just upload some file to the /storage/sdcard folder or /sdcard i do adb push etc /storage/sdcard and I get adb: error: failed to copy 'etc' to '/storage/sdcard/...
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