The best part of Android is that it keeps updating itself continuously. While its latest version 7.0 has already been launched and available in most of the high-end devices, it is already looking forward to releasing android 8.0. However, most devices are running on Lollipop. In some cases, it’s causing problems in devices. If you are also facing issues with the running on Lollipop, this article is for you. We are giving solutions to some of most reported issues here.
Check these things first
Software updates can take care most of the problems, so before taking any major step, make sure to check the following things:
- Ensure all your apps are up to date. Go to Play store>My Games and Applications.
- If an app continues to suffer from problems, go to Settings > Applications and select the app creating a problem and clear the cache.
- If the problem continues, restart your phone.
- If none of the above method works, restore factory settings of your device. This action will clear all your data including photos, files and everything on your phone.
Android Lollipop: performance problems
Most users are happy after getting the Lollipop update. But in some cases, users encountered many issues including freezes, crashes, stutter and lag. Sometimes an upgrade can be a root cause for such problems. A factory reset might be helpful to you in this case, however, first look at your apps to check they’ve been updated to Lollipop. Also, try switching off anything you don’t need to see if you can identify a specific cause.
# 1 Android Lollipop: Wi-Fi connectivity
It has been noticed that after Android update, it’s almost certain to have some issue with either, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or both. To escape from this, try the usual range of solutions: toggle airplane mode on and off, delete the Wi-Fi and reconnect to it, reboot your phone, restart your router or switch between the Wi-Fi frequency bands.
# 2 Android Lollipop: overheating
If your smartphone overheats after little use without exposure to sunlight, it may be because of over usage of heavy apps like 3D games. Your case might be contributing to the problem too – phones are designed to be case-free, and heavy cases can interfere with heat dissipation. It’s also worth trying Safe Mode to see if the culprit is an app that’s misbehaving.
# 3 Android Lollipop: video playback bug
The issue doesn’t seem to be restricted to any particular app, but any app that uses the default Android video player suffers, though. That YouTube is more getting affected by this. If you are facing issues while using YouTube after update to Lollipop, open Settings > Apps and scroll for YouTube. Clear the cache and try again or try to reboot for a temporary fix. Uninstalling and reinstalling the app is always a solution if problems persist. This method might work.