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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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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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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Is there any downsides to rooting the tab s?

I was recently given this stunning tablet from my company I work for, in the hopes that it could be turned into an offline development platform. I have been looking at alternatives to gain this setup ...
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Mobile/wifi network exclamation mark

I have a problem that almost always my mobile network is marked with exclamation mark and I can't connect to Edge/3G, sometimes this happening to WiFi. I have a Nexus 5 and Android 5.1.1. I'm also ...
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Can I receive security updates without upgrading from KitKat to Lollipop?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablet, and it's currently running the stock Android 4.4.2. A friend of mine had her Galaxy S5 upgraded to Lollipop, and i personally don't like the way it looks, ...
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How to lock the pull down menu / sound settings

I am using Android 5.1.1 on a Nexus 4. When the screen is locked, I still can change the sound settings (mute, volume) and I can pull down the top screen menu with the settings for WLAN / Bluetooth, ...
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McAfee Free Antivirus won't update from Play Store returning error -505

I am putting McAfee in System/app directory to prevent standard users from uninstalling it. Once I try to update the package from Play Store, the download progress reaches 100% and when it tries to ...
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Recover files from broken Nexus 6

So a couple of weeks ago, I dun gooft, and completely destroyed my Nexus 6 screen (glass, and LCD, but the touchscreen still works). That is, I can't see what's being displayed at all, and getting it ...
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How do you turn off notification sounds on LG G4?

I cannot, for the life of me, figure out how to turn off the notification sounds. I found the option in settings for the notification sounds, but none of the options are to turn it off or silence it, ...
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Install Vanilla Android Lollipop on Insignia Flex 8" NS-14T002

I have an Insignia Flex 8" NS-14T002 tablet which I have successfully rooted using KingoRoot. The device is currently running Android 4.4.2 KitKat stock ROM provided by the manufacturer. I wish to ...
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Check whether moto g 2nd gen refurbished or not

I bought moto G 2nd gen mobile two days ago from Flipkart. Phone is nice but sometimes it has some lags, battery doesn't stay more than 4 hours of continues use of 3g. I found a small dot size crack ...
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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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error in installation of apps from unknown sources on lollipop

why there is an error in installation when we download apps from unknown sources in lollipop 5.1? It was installing a few days ago but now it is showing 'app not installed' whenever I install games ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Huawei P7 Ascend Lollipop Compass pointing only North or South, even after calibrating. How to fix?

As it says in the title, my Huawei P7 Ascend running the latest firmware for it (Android 5.1.1) has something strange going on with the compass for the last year or so. I have already attempted ...
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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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Disable proxy configuration on android

I recently use VPN client on my Android 5.1.1 after network was censored in my country. Later, after uninstalling, I can remark that when connecting to wifi, my phone is still configuring proxy, and I ...
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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 ...
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Application Icon Ordering in Main Menu

I have Android Lollipop 5.1 running on my Nexus 5 phone. Whenever I install or uninstall an application, the order of all the app icons is re-sorted in alphabetical order. Is there any way in which we ...
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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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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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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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Is cm launcher hermful?

I have installed cm launcher. Its fine but i am scared if it harm my personal data.i mean is it can find my personal data like photoes, media, phone, message ?
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Screen turns “on” during calls- Samsung Galaxy A8

I have Samsung Galaxy A8 and from yesterday my screen doesn't turn off during call and my ear keeps on touching other things in display like hold calls ,mute etc, giving me trouble . What should I ...
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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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How to root Huawei Y3II L02 4G

How do I root my Huawei Y3II and when would a method be available for my device
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How To Downgrade My Android Phone to Lolipop from Marshmellow

Recently I've upgraded my android phone (Letv 1S) from lolipop to marshmello (Beta) as I was notified that an update was available. What happened is, after installation, most of the apps are asking ...
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How do I root Cubot z100?

I've seen some tools for the pc which say you just need to click a button and they'll give you root access, and I tried one of them, rootkhp, but I had no luck. If I recall correctly, when I rooted my ...
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Is there an android app that turns off sound certain times of the week (like at work)?

I know very little about android. Is there a widget, app or other way to configure so the sound is off while I am at work (or at night). Essentially trying to turn down the ringer while I am at work....
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Turning off screen activating the bluetooth

Turning off / Locking the screen is activating the Bluetooth on my device. I don't know why my device is doing this as I am unable to find any settings in Developer settings (enabling the Developer ...
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Root Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge running Android 5.1.1

Is there a way to root this device? Its model name is SM-G925F. PingPong Root works only with Android 5.0.2.
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Developer Options in Android 5.1.1 [duplicate]

I have turn on my developer option in my Samsung galaxy grand price. how to hide the developer options in android 5.1.1?
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SIM card not detecting after android 5.1 update moto g 1st gen

I updated my 1st Gen moto g today but after that the phone is not detecting the SIM card. I have tried with other cards too but it won't work. EDIT: Its system default update for lollipop 5.1
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Will I lose root access if I upgrade my S5 from KitKat to Lollipop?

Will I lose root access if I upgrade my S5 from KitKat to Lollipop? If so, why?
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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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Apps break after they are moved to SD card

I am running a custom ROM (so it might be that). I have write permissions. But when I move apps to SD card after a reboot they are gone. Going to the app manager a toast appears "App isn't anvalible" ...
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XT1039 cannot get 5.1 OTA if I am root (but still on Stock 4.4.4)?

I own a XT1039 (moto g 4g 1st gen) and currently have unlocked bootloader and rooted. Yet, I am on stock rom 4.4.4 and 21.11.56.peregrine_retgb.retgball.en.GB I just contacted motorola on chat and ...
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I accidentally deleted protected google chrome app. Now it is nowhere in phone. Please help me to get it back

I have a protected folder in my Lenovo zuk z1 phone, where Google chrome browser was there. I pressed the cross button beside it accidentally. Now I could not find it anywhere to replace it back. My ...
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Does the LG K7 have IR capabilities?

Does the LG K7 have IR capabilities? If it does, is there a way I could use it as a remote control?
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How to legally kill Android phone? (With root or not)

I recenty bought LG G4 Dual phone but I really hate it because I can't flash later Android versions because BL is locked and impossible to unlock. Later I had Sony M4 Aqua and I killed it somehow in 1,...
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lenovo p70 contacts lost after upgrade

after an ota upgrade of lenovo p70 from version kitkat 4.4.4 to lollipop 5.1 no contacts are visable thanks Msadek
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How to root my moto g 4g xt1039?

I own a Motorola moto g 4g and I want to root it. Is there a simple way to do that? It's running on android 5.1 Thank you for reading.
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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. ...