The recent update from Google, the Android v5.0 Lollipop has been making inroads in most popular Android brands.
The latest Android operating system offers the users a plethora of reasons to be cheerful about. Simultaneously, the OS might leave the users repenting the day they installed the latest Android operating system. The Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system comes with a few bugs that can be at their nastiest. However, below are some of the issues that Lollipop 5.0 brings, along with tips to fix them effectively.
Before the recent release from Google came into the market, it is quite apparent that not all bugs were dealt with effectively. Battery related issues have been paramount in the latest Android release from Google. On the contrary, if everything was working correctly in your mobile, Android 5.0 Lollipop was supposed to offer enhanced battery life to your device.
Apparently, that is not the case here. However, factory resetting has been the ultimate option for the user. Then again, some older applications have not been upgraded since Lollipop came out in the open. The older apps might be the culprit clashing with newer OS version and draining battery life quickly. You can either remove the app or update it to make it compatible to the latest OS. The battery page under Settings would tell you exactly which app is using up more battery life. You are welcome to try the hit and trial method by switching Bluetooth and Wi-Fi settings on and off or uninstall specific applications to view any changes. Google pushed out certain updates to fix quick battery drainage issues. Ensure your version is at par with released update. In case, that also fails, wait until you get a fix.
Wi-Fi issue is sure to come along with an updated version of the operating system. That goes for Lollipop update as well. Nexus 10 and Nexus 5 are worst affected by Wi-Fi issues. Few people report dropped internet connections, whereas, some complain of not getting online at all. Suggested fixes involve your phone to forget the Wi-Fi network list. Reconnecting works best for some phones. The factory reset option also works for most users. Furthermore, uninstalling older versions may also help. Rebooting devices is yet another fix you want to give a try.
Crashing and Lagging
In case, your tablet or phone is lagging in performance and crashing at regular intervals, there can be several reasons and solutions. A simple power off and power on could make your phone start afresh or factory resetting can be the ultimate solution.
In case, a single app is the guilty party, it can be safely uninstalled and you can search for updates. Switching off few apps tagged along with Android can be a decent solution. You would be able to use the phone or tablet while waiting for an update. In case, your device is rendered completely unusable, switch to lower but equally powerful KitKat version for some time.
The 2013 released Nexus 7 comes out with specific issues related to the video playback feature. Users report that Lollipop is unable to locate video player software, when they desire to view a clip. You should clear the cache of the affected application. It would help you restore proper functioning of video playback features on your device.
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