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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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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Unable to access Play Store after CM12.1 upgrade

Following this week's releases of CyanogenMod, there's finally CM 12 and CM 12.1 releases for the Samsung S4 Mini. Therefore, I upgraded from the latest 11 release to 12.1. However, after installing, ...
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Disable Notification Vibration for Specific Apps

I would like to change a setting for my Android (v5.1.1) to make my YouTube app show notifications (on the Lock Screen and Status Bar as it currently does), but without vibration and sound. That is, ...
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Equalizers are not working

I have been using Equalizer+ and a while back it stopped working. I was told that it might be interference with other apps, so I deleted/disabled all other music apps (except default music player) ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Nexus 6 OTA from 5.0.1 to 5.1 fails - Error in block.map

I am trying to upgrade my Nexus 6 with version 5.0.1 (Build number LRX22C) via OTA to Android 5.1. The OTA update is downloaded successfully and after pressing "Restart & Install" I see a dead ...
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How to keep the phone screen on while charging?

I have Moto G gen 3 updated to latest system update, not rooted. I need a simple solution to keep my phone's screen awake when it's plugged in.
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USB debugging option greyed out in Samsung Galaxy J5 runing Android 5.1.1

As per the rule with a new Android, I have tapped build number 7 times for enabling Developer option. However, USB debugging is shown as greyed out and I cannot start it. Samsung Galaxy J5 comes with ...
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Why do I get “IMS Service Has Stopped” Message after update

I've got an Galaxy S5 neo with Android version 5.1.1. and a recent Android software update has brought with it an annoying popup message that reappears 3 seconds after being dismissed. It reads: ...
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Nexus 6 screen goes black during call (w/ Lollipop 5.1)

After updating to Lollipop 5.1, any phone calls made turns the screen off. I cannot get the phone to bring up the screen to end the call, dial another person, or interact with the screen in any way.
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How to enable auto sync on WiFi only

I want to have Auto Sync on my android always enabled, but I want it to only work while on wifi. I don't want to enable/disable it everytime I am going from wifi to mobile data. So is there a way to ...
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Hide media on external sd card, lollipop and above [closed]

I want an app that can hide/encrypt selected pictures and video on the external memory card without moving them to internal storage where space is at a premium. This is the problem with Keepsafe and ...
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Remove the white background on app drawer on Android 5.1

Is there a way we can remove the white background that shows up forever behind the icons on Android. I read somewhere that Android 6 Developer options may provide that. If someone figured it out on ...
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Leap Seconds on Android

A leap second was recently added on June 30, 2015 23:59:60 UTC. How are leap seconds implemented on Android (specifically Lollipop)?
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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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Nexus 7 2013 screen won't come on. When to give up?

My Nexus 7 2013 is no longer working properly: I cannot get the screen to come on, and I don't see any evidence of back-lighting even in a dark room. I believe the device starts up and shuts down ...
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Android Intent problems

So a few days ago I build an update for my custom android car tablet with my own launcher (based on nexus 7 2013). I added a few new features and some fixes, and I added accidentally the device admin ...
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How to upgrade Android on Nesus 6 after it`s downgrade

I have an Nexus 6 phone in my company which is used for automatic testing purposes. After release of Android 6.X our framework was not ready to work with new permission system so we downgraded Nexus 6 ...
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SDcard in lollipop still readonly using EZPDF

I finally got my lollipop upgrade. Seemed fine but I have still issues with EZPDF. Let me explain. I just upgraded from kitkat and therefore, I cannot write to the SD card as we all know. After the ...
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Android Wear “Google” app only shows weather info

I have been using my Sony SWR50 smart watch for about a week now and all is working just fine, everything syncs up as you'd expect. However when I use the "swipe up" gesture to bring up the Google ...
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Spotting Cause of Excessive Battery Drain

I have a Nexus 6 phone and it has always been amazing with battery power, I can usually go 2-3 days before absolutely needing to charge it and that's with heavy news reading, game playing, phone calls,...
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How can I turn off all sounds and LEDs apart from my Alarm?

How can I deactivate all sounds and LEDs, except the alarm? When I'm sleeping, I don't want to be disturbed by anything except the alarm.
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Set owner information

I just installed unofficial version of cyanogenmod on my Redmi 1s but when i pull down the quick settings and click on users I cannot find my name in place of owner.On going to more settings and ...
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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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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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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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Does Flash Player work on Android 5 with Firefox 48

I have an Amazon Fire (KFFOWI) with CM12.1 installed and have Firefox as my browser. I have installed the archive flash player 11.1.115.81 but, when I try to use it, all I get is "A plugin is required ...
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“Unfortunately … has stopped”

I'm dealing with a brand-new Samsung Galaxy J5 and various apps and services keep crashing, making the phone all but unusable. It's German but these are the services that are stopping: ...
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YouTube 360 videos will play but the view is stationary

I'm using Sony Xperia M2 phone on Android Lollipop 5.1, and the YouTube app with latest update. Any video that supports 360 view will play, but the view is stationary - I can't move it around.
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Disable hardware keys on Cyanogenmod 12.1 / SM-T800 (Samsung Galaxy Tab S)

I've hated the hardware keys on my Samsung tablet since I bought it. Even after a year, I have to be careful not to brush the keys with my palm or else I'm suddenly exiting the book I'm reading or web ...
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Why is there no direct message widget on my Galaxy S6 stock?

On a brand new Samsung Galaxy S6 in Europe with Android 5.1.1 and Nova Launcher there are widgets for adding a shortcut into a contact and to call a contact's phone number, but the one for text ...
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Phone says that it is “up-to-date” after a canceled update

I have canceled a Marshmallow update download by accident, and now when I got to check for updates, the phone says that the device software is up-to-date. How can I fix this? Phone: Moto G 3rd ...
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Updated version number not showing

I just installed an upgrade (to 22.46.12) on my 2nd gen Moto G LTE, that said it upgraded to Android 5.1. Before the upgrade I was on 5.0.2 and system version 22.41.24, and now I am on 22.46.12, but ...
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Music and Ringtones no longer found - Nexus 5 with Lollipop

I have a stock Nexus 5 with 5.1.1 Since last Friday, Google Play Music can no longer access music put in the Music folder AND my custom ringtones which are in Ringtones folder can no longer be found. ...
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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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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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Determine which app connects to a specific host and port? [duplicate]

As the title says, I need to know which app establishes a connection to a host on a specific port (in my case within LAN). In case the answer depends on the platform: The device is a Moto G (xt1045) ...
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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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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 ...