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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to fix.a keyboard that doesnt show emoji?

What i try : clear cache, data, restart Result still same What i use : Android Slash Keyboard, Swiftkey, Chrooma, Go, still same. How can i fix it?
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Chrome extension won't install [duplicate]

Hi I'm trying to install betfair's extension for chrome but when i press "Install" on the screenshot nothing happens. It is an apk and I've got android 5.1.1 on my phone. I've enabled the "unknown ...
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What's the problem with my battery?

Well some people here have came across this question I posted few days ago. I want to inform them that I had to reflash my phone (and I'll edit the details there as recommended by @Izzy) Device: ...
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How to remove pattern lock without data loss?

I have intex aqua super mobile with android 5.1 os. I aslo try google recovery find my device method but that not working. How to recover pattern lock without data loss? Device is not rooted. ...
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I have an generic Chinese android tablet how can i install a custom rom on it?

My generic Chinese tablet has android 5.1 pre installed on it. Here is a link to the ebay page on where I bought it. How can i install android 6.0 onto it?
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Ads appearing throughout the system, apps installing on their own

My grandma has a cheap, 5.1-based Android phone, manufactured by a company named Manta (don't think it's available anywhere outside of Poland, just think your generic cheapest phone company) and has ...
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Samsung J3 2016 SM-J320F Setting External SD card as Internal

I'm new to smartphones and this is my first phone . I'm trying to sent external SD card as internal storage. Issue is that phone has only 8GB of ROM and by default 3.2 is System and 3.5 is Used space. ...
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Moving pre-installed apps to SD-card (ROOTED)

i'm running a Moto E with android version 5.1 Lollipop, and since updating to this version of android I have had constantly so little space on the internal memory that I can't even update the pre-...
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Remove user account in Android 5.1

I have a ZTE Blade L5 Plus with Android 5.1 that I was using for a while. Now I'm using a Samsung Galaxy phone. I want to remove the Google account from my old phone, so I can give it to a friend. On ...
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In app linked2sd i convert download mngr into usser app from system app, then it start my phone to get error

My phone k7, always unfortunately process android.process.media has stopped, and my keyboard aosp to. Pls help
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All links open in Browser, how to stop it?

So I got a rather new (but cheap) Y100 Plus from Dogee with Android 5.1 and ALL Links open to the browser. Even when someone sends me a Location, it opens Google Maps in Browser instead of the App. ...
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How to change fonts in motrola moto X XT-1060?

My phone is Moto X, verizon running 5.1 and I am unable to figure out how to change font for my phone as there exist no font settings under Settings > Display. Previously I was using Samsung galaxy ...
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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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Ringtone set from a file reverts to default after reboot

When I set a ringtone from a file ("More ringtones"), after reboot it reverts to the default ringtone on the pre-set list. How to fix this? When I choose a ringtone from the pre-set list, it does ...
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Where is the download manager located on Xperia Z?

I'm using Xperia Z on Android 5.1.1. Normally, Download-Manager is an embedded app. This is why it is hard to find out its path. What is the absolute path of Download-Manager?
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android 5.1.x security settings missing after upgrade

A friend of mine asked me for help, she currently uses a Samsung phone with android 5.1.1 and misses settings for virus security and cpu in the main settings UI. The "virus" alert should be something ...
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Issue with CWM recovery mode

I have flashed CWM onto my phone by using Odin as I'm trying to root, but when I boot into recovery mode, it just takes me to the stock recovery mode, and not the CWM version, so I can't install the ...
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How should I disable wave animation

I have seen in my device running Lollipop that, when charges get below 15% the device get into Battery Saver mode, in which all the animation of the Android get disabled (like, Wave animation). So, I ...
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How can I restore /system/bin/toolbox?

I accidentally removed /system/bin/toolbox on my Android 5.1.1 tablet. Right now I have temporarily replaced it by a busybox binary I had at hand, so the system is somewhat usable but not completely ...
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Phone memory contacts disappeared but can be searched in Dialer

All my contacts that were saved in phone memory suddenly disappeared. They would not show up in the Contacts app, but are somehow searchable using the Dialer app (using T9 shortcuts - for example to ...
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How do I spoof camera input by using a pre-recorded video instead?

We need to joke a friend and we can't figure out how to do this. It should be applicable to any app that requests a video feed
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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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Can I uninstall apps in Lollipop without clearing data?

I'm paranoid when uninstalling apps because I'm under the impression that uninstalling them directly without using the "Clear Data" function on the app's page first will result in leftover files ...
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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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Is it possible for any app to connect to Internet over cellular when the data connection button is off?

I have the following situation on an Android 5.1 phone. (I don't think this may be a duplicate as the other similar questions I saw were about intentionally allowing or blocking apps from Cellular ...
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How do I exclude a subfolder in DCIM from Google Photos backup?

I set Google Photos to automatically back up pictures and videos I take and nothing else. I use an Xperia phone and it comes with a feature to take "Time Shift" photo which is essentially just a ...
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How can I achieve operator agnostic call barring?

so, I've got a rooted Samsung G800F. My objective: The phone has access to mobile data (not WiFi). (Intended for streaming Amazon and Youtube and maybe a bit of surfing or tethering.) The phone can ...
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What does the message “Normal calls are restricted by access control” mean?

I'm trying to call someone on an Android phone (UK, dual SIM), but instead of ringing, I'm getting about 6 seconds of silence then a popup system message (plain text in a while box): Normal calls ...
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How to root android device with lollipop without internet connection

I want to root my smartphone to use reverse tethering but when I install apps KingRoot, KingoRoot they require internet connection How to root without internet connection?
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Is there a way to toggle a secure lock screen without having the feature built into a custom ROM?

Benzo Rom for the Nexus 6 running 5.1.1 Lollipop allows the ability to toggle a secure lock screen from the quick settings in the notification drawer. For example, from the launcher, I can pull down ...
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Cannot restore apps from a nandroid using Titanium Backup or similar app

I recently made a nandroid and tried to restore it using TWRP after a mishap with my device, but was unable to get past the boot logo. I consider this pretty odd since nandroids are supposed to be ...
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Encrypting custom ROM

I'd like to encrypt my phone, but I'm afraid it might interfere with the Over-The-Air updates of the custom ROM I installed via flashed TWRP. Does the custom ROM need to support encryption somehow? Is ...
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Constantly showing a popup - “unfortunately, YouTube has stopped”

I have an HTC desire 826 dual sim smartphone(Android 5.1) and a few days ago it showed a pop-up with a message saying something like "Youtube app might harm your device". So I have uninstalled youtube ...
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Why is Google maps 48M on Android 4.4.4 and 125M on Android 5.1.1?

Why is Google maps only 48 Megabytes on Android 4.4.4, but is 125M on Android 5.1.1? The Android 5.1.1 phone seems to have a 32-bit processor and the 4.4.4 phone seems to have a 64-bit processor from ...
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System app but still able to be uninstalled

So I made an app a system app using a 3rd party app but I noticed that I could still uninstall it using the stock android's settings(screenshot included). And I am sure that it was installed in the /...
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Turning on screen, flickering.. with logcats

Flickering is only noticeable in 10/255 and above brightness, in 255 brightness the flickering is extreme and it only occurs in the bottom part of screen(almost the size of keyboard)... So whenever I ...
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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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Is there a way to reduce the contrast of the screen without dimming it?

So I was trying for the umpteenth time the other day to watch video content in bright sunlight, and it occurred to me that if I had some kind of app that reduces the contrast by raising the level of ...
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How to continue setting up Moto E phone when setup is stuck in a loop?

I have a 2nd generation Moto E phone running Lollipop. As a family member set a lock screen and forgot the password, I did a factory reset by selecting "Power" + "Down Arrow". Now, it is giving the ...
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How to edit /sys/ files properly without root?

I have android device with version 5.1.1 . The device is not rooted, but root can be accessed on /system or /data partition files from the custom TWRP recovery using adb. The device has SELINUX ...