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3/10/15
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Claire L. P.

Android 5.1 Is Here!

Hi there,


There is a new Android OS update that will be addressing several of the issues reported in the forum as well as a change to the factory reset process. This update is currently rolling out to the Nexus 7 2012 wifi edition, Nexus 5, and Nexus 10. We’ll update this thread as it rolls out to other devices. You will receive a notification indicating that your device is ready to install the OTA update as not all devices get updates at the same time.


On a related note, you may have heard that you can clear the data on the Google Services Framework app in an attempt to manually access the OTA. Please do NOT do this; it will NOT allow you to install the OTA early. Doing this can mess up your device in a way that only a factory data reset can fix.


Claire & Paul

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Daniel01
3/10/15
Daniel01
It "bricked" my device. Upgraded from 5.0.1 to 5.1.0.

I'm constantly getting a "System-UI" was closed (in German). Everything seems to be running in the brackround, so I'm able to adb logcat, and this is what I get

I/Process (26062): Sending signal. PID: 26062 SIG: 9
W/InputMethodManagerService(  752): Window already focused, ignoring focus gain of: android.view.inputmethod.InputMethodManager$1@27d12391 attribute=null, token
 = android.view.ViewRootImpl$W@3f2967bb
I/StatusBarManagerService(  752): binder died for pkg=com.android.systemui
W/WallpaperManagerService(  752): Wallpaper service gone: ComponentInfo{com.android.systemui/com.android.systemui.ImageWallpaper}
W/AudioService(  752): Current remote volume controller died, unregistering
W/VolumeController(  752): Error calling dismiss
W/VolumeController(  752): android.os.DeadObjectException
W/VolumeController(  752):      at android.os.BinderProxy.transactNative(Native Method)
W/VolumeController(  752):      at android.os.BinderProxy.transact(Binder.java:496)
W/VolumeController(  752):      at android.media.IVolumeController$Stub$Proxy.dismiss(IVolumeController.java:182)
W/VolumeController(  752):      at android.media.AudioService$VolumeController.postDismiss(AudioService.java:5780)
W/VolumeController(  752):      at android.media.AudioService.setVolumeController(AudioService.java:5630)
W/VolumeController(  752):      at android.media.AudioService$3.binderDied(AudioService.java:5639)
W/VolumeController(  752):      at android.os.BinderProxy.sendDeathNotice(Binder.java:551)
I/WindowState(  752): WIN DEATH: Window{32df152a u0 com.android.systemui.ImageWallpaper}
V/KeyguardServiceDelegate(  752): *** Keyguard disconnected (boo!)
I/ActivityManager(  752): Process com.android.systemui (pid 26062) has died
W/ActivityManager(  752): Scheduling restart of crashed service com.android.systemui/.ImageWallpaper in 0ms
W/ActivityManager(  752): Scheduling restart of crashed service com.android.systemui/.SystemUIService in 0ms
W/ActivityManager(  752): Scheduling restart of crashed service com.android.systemui/.keyguard.KeyguardService in 0ms
I/ActivityManager(  752): Start proc 26732:com.android.systemui/u0a12 for restart com.android.systemui

Daniel01
3/10/15
Daniel01
That's a Nexus 5. And doing a pm list packages -f tells me that com.android.systemui.ImageWallpaper is not installed.
Nathan Dunsmore
3/10/15
Nathan Dunsmore
Excellent news.  Thanks for the update.
bevhoward
3/10/15
bevhoward
I am dumbfounded by the google employee post about the 5.1 release in another thread that has been discussing serious problems introduced by earlier versions of 5.x states that those serious 5.x problems will not be addressed by the release of 5.1

I have two devices, a 2013 Nexus 7 and a Nexus 4 that I have relied on for years that I can no longer trust because of problems introduced with the release of android 5

How about a tool for mere mortals that allows a painless reversion to 4.4.4?

Sincerely,
Beverly Howard
Andrei Varabyeu
3/11/15
Andrei Varabyeu
Could you please share link to OTA to be able to update devices manually?
Billy Gardiner
3/11/15
Billy Gardiner
Andrei: The link to the Nexus factory images is at https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images.

Beverly: I am sorry that you are experiencing issues with the updates. The link I posted above can give you access to the 4.4.4 image, should you choose to roll back your OS. That being said, I would give 5.1 a try before doing so, as the release has introduced many bug fixes and improvements that should improve system reliability. I understand your frustration that the issue that you are experiencing has not yet been resolved but it is still being worked on, even though a new release has been rolled out. Generally software manufacturers will roll out small bug fixes when the fix count increases to a certain number, even if larger bugs have yet to be addressed, in order to get a large number of fixes into the ecosystem. I hope that 5.1 fixes any issues that you have been having and if you are still having issues after trying 5.1, I would attempt a rollback to 4.4.4.

-Billy Gardiner-
paulw
3/11/15
paulw
Daniel01 can you tell us what Nexus you have?
Andrei Varabyeu
3/11/15
Andrei Varabyeu
On Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 1:45:28 AM UTC+3, Billy Gardiner wrote:
Andrei: The link to the Nexus factory images is at https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images.


Billy, i meant OTA image, not a factory image :)
Bigs73
3/11/15
Bigs73
Daniel, Is your Nexus 5 modified in any way?  Unlocked or non-stock bootloader / root?  Basically, it's recommended to be running stock. 

Andrei, OTA stands for Over The Air, it's an update that comes automatically over the air.  You can try to force it, which IMO is useless unless you really enjoy pressing a "Check for update" button.  Settings > About Phone > System Updates > Check for update. Again, this has never worked for me.  I just wait for it.  But, just do a simple Google search with this: "How to get a download URL for a Nexus OTA update".  If that's what you meant.  :)


NOTE: If anyone attempts to manually update their device we are not responsible if you brick it.  Flash at your own risk.


Andrei Varabyeu
3/11/15
Andrei Varabyeu
Bigs73,
But i still can't find URL for OTA LRX22C to LMY47D. Looks like nobody captured it yet.  
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Olumuyiwa Kuponiyi
10/7/15
Olumuyiwa Kuponiyi

Stagefright Update


Why is my Stagefright update not installing? I'm prompted to install, I proceed but then it stops midstream showing a red  rectangle superimposed on a fallen Android icon with the message "error". The prompt to install is constantly brought back however.  I have therefore attempted installing at least 15 times with same result.  I've had to hold down the power button for phone to reboot and work again on each occasion.  Bought the phone 5 or 6 weeks ago.  Ironically, it was able to instantly update from Lollipop 5.0 to 5.1 at set-up.  Pray, what may have gone wrong? How can I resolve this.  I have tried switching on OED unlocking & USB debugging in Developer options as well as allowed "unknown sources" in security but all to no avail.


My fear is, can this prevent me from receiving Mashmallow update?  Is it possible this is happening because I'm using a third party launcher (Nova) rather than the Google Now Launcher?


Can somebody advise?


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