Questions tagged [5.1-lollipop]

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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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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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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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How to redirect local hotspot traffic to webserver

I want to redirect all incoming traffic in my android shared hotspot to my local webserver (192.168.43.1:8080), so if anybody connected to me put any url like "www.google.com" will automatically be ...
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Why does Thunar suddenly see SD card as empty?

For several days, I have been able to access the SD card of my phone from Thunar having installed libmtp via MTP. Now, when I go to Thunar to mount my phone, it does not show the files inside the SD ...
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How can I create delay before my Android phone decides that wired handset is disconnected?

I've got Sony Z1 Compact with non-rooted Android 5.1.1. It has an issue with some of my wired headsets: any slight movement of the phone with headset connected causes the phone to stop playback ...
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No App working after system update to version 5.1

I have Lenovo A2010-a I updated to latest system version 5.1. after updating all App have stopped working , Message " unfortunately 'name of App' has stopped" appears repeatedly. Even system ...
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Why init domain failed to execute shell_exec type though there is “domain_auto_trans(init, shell_exec, init_shell)” in the sepolicy?

I'm trying an root exploit on android 5.1.1 and I have gotten root permission with u:r:init:s0 context now. But when I tried to execute system("sh"), it was denied: type=1400 audit(62.480:16): avc: ...
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Can I use ext4 on my SD card on a non-rooted android 5.1.1 (lollipop)?

I'd like to use ext4 on my SD card, or anything besides fat32 really. Something which supports files > 4GB in size. Unfortunately, unlike it apparently was back in the day, now ext4 and even exfat-...
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No Microphone on CM12.1

My microphone stops working, when I upgraded to / installed CM12.1 on my phone. It is still working, when my phone still doesn't have CyanogenMod installed. However, some apps, such as Cortana and ...
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How can I bypass stock tethering app?

I have a rooted Coolpad catalyst with no cwm. I plan on creating a workaround for cwm but, that's another project. Anyway I have MetroPCS I've tried apps like barnacle, but I get WAN interface not ...
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Moto G LTE (1st) gen - where are system version updates downloaded?

My personal phone is a Moto G LTE 1st gen (XT1045 - peregrine). At some point it stopped receiving network signal, so I re-installed Android 5.1 using a zip from XDA. I also rooted the phone. Now my ...
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How to re-partition MT6582 device? (EBR1 & MBR only available) (Infinix X507)

How could I re-partition my MT6582 device: Infinix Hot X507's Internal Storage (also known as Apps Storage Partition, System Storage) in order to expand it (it's about 1.04GB now, and only 3MB are ...
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How can I detect if my phone is in a “Normal calls are restricted by access control” state, blocking incoming and outgoing calls

Sometimes this error occurs on my cell (a Lenny 2 with android 5.1). I'll only notice the error when I try to make a call, there are no obvious warnings that something is erroneous i.e. signal ...
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Strange applications are being installed sometimes

I am using Android 5.1 and there is strange thing.Sometimes, when I am connected to wifi apps are being installed without permissions.When I go to settings and uncheck 'Allow installing apps from ...
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movingapp to extsd

I have a 10.1" dragon touch with lollipop, and cannot get around moving apps to ext sd to save space. I can see how it is configured, and your directions to root my device, which i did, but none of my ...
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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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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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Lost data after SIM card change on Samsung Galaxy J5

I changed my mobile operator and needed to use a new SIM card, so I turned off my Samsung Galaxy J5, replaced the old card with the new one and restarted the phone. After rebooting I noticed that all ...
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trouble with update android lenovo A2010-a

Today I updated my Android Lenovo A2010-a to latest version (Android 5.1): I just click on message like that "Your have new update. Update have downloaded and can be installed". Than was opened new ...
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Mock Locations option keeps turning off

I am trying to test an app i have been sitting on for a while. In order to do that i need to use the option "Allow mock Locations", so i set it to on. But as soon as i refresh the page it's gets ...
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How to install Play Store on Jio Lyf LS 4005?

I have recently bought a Jio Lyf 4005 which has Android 5.1 Lollipop running. But it does not have Google Play Store, instead it has Lyf Store (provided by the ISP) which has only a few apps available....
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google play doesn't work on my home wifi but works fine on every other wifi

I bought a new phone yesterday and i've had this problem since i got it. the phone works great with all wifi connections but not with my home wifi connection. when it's connected to the home wifi i ...
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Lollipop SAF: how pre-installed file manager is able to write to SD card?

With SAF I am able to write to external SD card with explicit user permission. BUT I am wondering how pre-installed File Manager app is able to write to any SD card without user permission? Is the ...
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Wifi turns off when phone sleeps - Not Duplicate

This is NOT a duplicate, I have read the other posts on this forum site and none of them have helped me. I've gone to the wifi settings and made sure Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep is ALWAYS and I've ...
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SDHC memory card only readable while booting my phone

I have a 32GB SDHC memory card. It cannot be mounted normally, it says Blank SD card , SD card is blank or has unsupported file system. I have tried chkdsk on it with windows 10 which results in "RAW ...
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Upgrading android on device with small memory

Hi I have an android Core Prime with 8GB internal storage and a 16GB sd card Currently it has andriod 4.4.4 installed It has downloaded an upgrade to 5.1.1 It says it requires 3gb of space for the ...
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How to diagnose a tethering issue after swapping sim cards?

A few weeks ago I bought an Android phone in India, popped in an Indian SIM card, plugged the phone into my laptop over USB, turned on USB Tethering, and connected to the internet immediately. It ...
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Why does Google Play Games keep auto-updating, even though I have disabled auto-updates?

Ever since the Lollipop update for my Moto E, storage space on the phone has been very tight. To make the phone more usable for the things I use it for, I've uninstalled the updates for all of the ...
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Adding a status bar UI lollipop 5.1.1

I'm quite new to modding android UI.I recently bought an android tv box, the firmware doesn't have status bar enabled, is there any way to create one or port one from another rom and which of the ...
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Password not working?!?!

Ok this is so frustrating... The Problem im having is i set a new password on my note 5, the password will work to get me into the phone but i want to change it to fingerprint but when i go into ...
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Galaxy S6 Battery Drop

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6, Stock ROM, running Android 5.1.1. Last night, as I was browsing on my phone before I fell asleep, my battery dropped from 19% to 15% in an instant, engaging power save ...
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Broken graphics on some games

On my Samsung Galaxy Core Prime VE, running Android 5.1.1, the game's graphics are not displayed, but the sound plays. This happens as soon as the game starts. What might be causing this and how can ...
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Honor 5x - Transparent app icons not displaying correctly

I just got an Honor 5x and I'm generally not really happy with the UI design, but one thing is bothering me most and it seems like it's actually a bug: Transparency doesn't seem to work in app icons ...
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OpenVPN DNS on non rooted device

I am trying to get OpenVPN working on my Android device using the official OpenVPN app from the app store. I am running on a Verizon S6 running 5.1.1 and do not have root on the device. I have ...
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How to fix sudden charge drop in stand by?

I have an android device running Lollipop 5.1 (the brand is local in my country) which has a battery draining problem in stand by mode. It drains about 10% of battery every hour or so without having ...
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AOSP keyboard and unicode characters

Is it possible that unicode characters like š,č,ž are shown next to standard characters on the keyboard? My keyboard is Slovenian (QWERTZ), and I have to long press 's' to get the 'š' character. My ...
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Ad Videos Won't Play

on my device, ad videos just won't play. In some games you need to watch ads in order to get in game currency, which is not possible for me. When I click on "Watch Ad", a black frame pops up and ...
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Recommend Practices and Procedures for Android OS OTA Updates

My questions: What are the recommended practices and procedures for Android OS OTA Updates. Is it all right to download via mobile data instead of WiFi. How to get out of bootloops if the procedure ...
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android 5.1 Exchange email problem

I have a Moto G, and I just update the Android system to 5.1. With the old system, I was able to expand and contract the size of e-mail in Exchange (by expanding and contracting two fingers on the ...
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Chrome not loading tabs

I have Moto G3 XT1541 on stock Lollipop 5.1.1 and sometime tabs won't load. I just get stuck on this Usually, I just have to close the tab and reopen it and it will work but it's quite annoying
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Lollipop Brightness too much

hey. I am on running on a mediatek device and today did an upgrade to Lollipop 5.1 through flashing Still exploring. But one of the things I've noticed is that the brightness level is too much. ...
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Is there a way to disable all functionality on the lock screen? [duplicate]

I have a Nexus 6, and have noticed that even on the lock screen, there are still things you can do besides enter the passcode. You can turn the wifi/bluetooth and airplane mode on/off, use the torch, ...
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Bottom portion of text & numbers are not showing my screen

I think I inadvertly deleted something in my device that now makes it only display the top 2/3's of text and numbers on some apps,settings and spec stuff. I used various antivirus apps that may have ...
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Asus Google Nexus 7 [2012] + Android 5.1 + Windows 10 - Recovery Mode debugging fails

My configuration is in the title. I want to install custom ROM, but I can't access my device in Recovery Mode. I have ADB. My tablet is usually visible by Windows: Normal run - as "Android Composite ...
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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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Free up phone storage Android 5.1 Moto G

I have a Moto G (1st generation) running Android 5.1. Recently, when I put my apps on update the phone refused saying that it had 'insufficient storage'. The DiskUsage app shows that there 9980MB of ...
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How do I view Android application specific cache

I wan't to copy cache files of an application to see what it stores in cache. I've a non-rooted Galaxy Note 4 running android 5.1.1. Is there any way using adb or something else? This application is ...
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Can App notifications in the notification bar be shown on lock screen (Android 5.1.1)?

Ever since I updated my Galaxy S5 Active to 5.1.1, it has changed so that the small icons in the notifications bar are invisible on the lock screen. (But do still appear once on the home screen.) I've ...