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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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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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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Make android phone as USB Webcam

I have an Android tablet based on Android Lollipop (5.1.1) and I want to use this device as a webcam via USB. I know some apps could work (e.g. DroidCam or WO WebCam) but they require extra clients ...
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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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The Tab Switcher in Google Chrome on Moto G(3rd Gen) is stuck in accessibility mode

Ever since my phone came from Motorola service centre after a SIM slot repair some things are wrong with it. 1)Like the title says, Google Chrome's tab switcher is stuck in accessiblity mode. I've ...
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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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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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Can't find Smart Lock on Huawei Y6 on Lollipop 5.1.1

My phone is Huawei Y6. I already have a pin lock. Enabled Smart Lock (Google) in Trusted Agents. But I still can't find Smart Lock feature anywhere.
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Sony Xperia Z1 compact w/ Android 5.1.1: how to change locale setting?

A few days ago I realized that something / someone partially changed localization settings on my (non-rooted) Xperia Z1c. Default language and locale is German / Germany ("de"), and to the day numbers,...
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Nexus 5: How to automatically toggle Live Display in Cyanogenmod 12.1 nightly at a specific time?

I have a Nexus 5 with the last CyanogenMod nightly (12.1 20150917). I have a bug with the live display. Since the auto mode doesn't switch automatically, I have installed Automate, an app that uses ...
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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 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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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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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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Lollipop 5.1 doesn't automatically connect to wi-fi

After I upgraded my Nexus 5 to Lollipop 5.1, it does not automatically connect to wi-fi because Google is blocked in China and then the phone treated it as no network connection. I have tried the ...
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Any reasons to update Android from stock firmware (via PC) rather than OTA?

Is there any reason to update Android firmware (5.1.1 -> 6.0.1) via PC using software like Odin, rather than just doing an OTA update? Is there any difference between the two methods in terms of ...
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Galaxy S6 not seen by pc at all

I have one week old S6 and now tried to use adb. I unlocked developer mode, enabled USB debugging, connected to usb and nothing happened. adb devices shows empty list, lsusb on mac and linux as well ...
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How can't install a 338KB app when I have 474MB free?

I have a Motorola phone, with 8GB of internal memory. To my surprise, in a few days, I had 474MB of free space, but couldn't install a 338KB app!! So, clearly the limit of ~25MB referred to in some ...
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Is it possible to flash a boot.img kernel with twrp?

I'm looking to flash a cm based rom's boot.img on another cm based rom for my device both based on android L 5.1 with twrp 3.0 is that possible?
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Retrieve WiFi password [duplicate]

How to get saved WiFi password from my android 5.1.1 without rooting? I checked the path /data/misc/wifi/ using adb pull from terminal, but it's empty
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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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Is there a method to freeze and thaw an application vs uninstall/reinstall?

On a non-rooted Android 5.1 phone, is there a way to "freeze" an applications, settings, and data? I don't want to uninstall or need to consistently kill a process. I would like to archive an ...
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Consequences of disabling com.android.SystemUI

I have not been able to find the consecuences of disabling the SystemUI app (com.android.systemui) on Android Lollipop. The tablet is rooted so to disable it I just have to send the command pm disable ...
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How can I prevent installation of NEW applications on an Android 5.1 device, but keep auto-updates of existing applications?

We will soon have to provide a phone to a person who is obviously not familiar with IT stuff at all, and not capable of learning anything about information security, etc. (and probably not capable of ...
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How can I stop adverts from “System Update” from showing up on my lockscreen on a Micromax phone?

It's been quite some time since I last used Android, but following the untimely death of my old "roaming" phone while travelling in India, I've just ended up buying myself a Micromax Q338. This runs a ...
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How to change android version Jellybean 4.2.2 to the newest update?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom and my current Android version is Jelly Bean 4.2.2. I kept on trying to update the version but it kept on saying that my phone has installed the newest update. How can ...
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How to make screen stay turned on while charging?

I have 2 devices: one with Android 4.2.1 (Emotion UI 1.6), one with Android 5.1. Android 4 device has an option in "developers" settings to always keep screen turned on while charging. Android 5 ...
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Updating the Moto G 3rd gen from Lollipop 5.1.1 to Marshmallow 6.0.1

I'm on a UK Moto G, 3rd gen, 8GB storage, 1GB memory, currently on Android 5.1.1. I have numerously been prompted to update to 6.0. The 6.0 on Moto G 3rd gen has some bugs, like the shutter sound ...
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Got stuck with a Pop-up on the main screen

I have Samsung Galaxy E5 (SM-E500H) with Android 5.1.1. Recently, I installed few apps and after that, I encountered an annoying little pop-up below the screen sometimes. I got into uninstalling some ...
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How to disable flashlight in lock screen in Lollipop on Xcover 3?

Since upgrading my Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 phone to Android 5.1 Lollipop, I've noticed that the flashlight keeps getting turned on in my pocket. Apparently, pressing the "Xcover button" on the side of ...
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How to send a text message to someone who called me using Android 5.1

It seems to me like there should be a way to send a text message to someone who called without having to save that number in the contacts list, but I can't figure out how. I'm using pure android 5.1.1 ...
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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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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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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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Prevent app from knowing about root access (sandbox)

I'm running CyanogenMod 12.1 on a Motorola Moto G3. When I tried setting up some app, it failed on me with the message that it won't run on rooted devices, even though I disabled root access. Now I'm ...
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unable to remove google account from lenovo vibe p1 m

I have added my gmail account in my lenovo vibe p1 option m mobile phone but I am not getting any option to remove the account from the mobile. I searched in settings->Accounts but no such option is ...
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Alcatel Onetouch Pop 3 5.5 bootloop

I've recently tried to root my device with this tutorial. But now when I start my phone it restarts after 5 seconds and then it shows the teamwin logo. After that it says: Could not mount /data and ...
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Using drony to enable system wide ABP

I am trying to get system wide adblock set up on android 5.1. After setting up the proxy as asked in was told that it would only work on the default "internet" browser. After further research I found ...
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(App) has stopped working

I know there are already several posts about it (this one for example), but all the solution I found on this one, or one the Internet in general, didn't fix my problem. My phone is a Wiko Fever, with ...
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How to modify or remove the No SIM Card message on lock screen?

Just in case: I'm using a OnePlus Two US Model (ONE A2005 / tocino) running Android 5.1.1 with MoKee (MK51.1-tocino-160403-RELEASE). I have root and xposed running as well. Using Nova Launcher, but ...
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IPV6 address on wifi

I noticed the other day that my Android phone (Moto X first gen running lollipop) was reporting having an IPv6 address. After a bit of investigation I discovered two things It only shows when ...