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Old 03-09-2015, 02:21 PM
 
Location: Greensboro, NC
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I got it back in Nov 2014 on my 2012 Nexus 7 tablet which worked without any problems prior to my downloading the Lollipop 5.0. The tablet is pretty much useless now. I have had to do complete factory resets x 3 on it to make it work at all...and it is VERY sluggish, has taken my 'night clock' ability away (the screen times it out and that makes it useless to me). The battery drains in a few hours and it takes between 24-48 hours to charge back up to 100%, even with all the normal 'high battery users' off or as low as they go. I wish I had never added it to my Nexus 7. It is just junk now, to me.
Sounds like the issues I'm having with my Samsung Galaxy S3 phone. It's been "freezing up" quite a bit as of late, and then today, the battery had drained completely within three hours of being off of the charger. I had not made a phone call, surfed the web, or played any games on it. The battery had been fully charged before I had taken it with me to work. Thank goodness for this chargeable Mophie case I got for it, otherwise, I'd be without cell service the rest of the day.
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Old 03-09-2015, 02:23 PM
 
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If you look under settings > Battery, what is at the top of the list?
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Old 03-11-2015, 11:53 AM
 
Location: Greensboro, NC
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If you look under settings > Battery, what is at the top of the list?
The actual operating system. I think what may have happened, was that a process may have gotten stuck in memory - which hosed everything. Since I rebooted after the battery was drained, the phone has been working like normal since. Probably just a bug in the newer kernel version.

All in doubt, reboot!
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Old 03-12-2015, 01:48 PM
 
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5.1 is starting to roll out, hopefully it'll fix some of the glitches.
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Old 03-21-2015, 10:44 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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5.1 is starting to roll out, hopefully it'll fix some of the glitches.
I just installed 5.1 on my Nexus 7 - 2012.

Install was a slow process.

When it was downloading it didnt give me any idea of the percentage completed, so I had no idea how long it would take to finish the download? After a long wait, I was beginning to think nothing was happening and I was ready to abort the download. I am surprised Google developers didn't address this issue?

But the install process however does show a moving bar indicating the percentage completed.

After the install, it optimized all of my apps, one at a time, so that was another long process.

But now that it installed, it seems to work fine. I am not noticing any issues.

I haven't noticed any changes from 5.0.2 in any of the screens. I guess the changes are mostly bug fixes?

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Old 03-21-2015, 11:38 AM
 
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Seems they still haven't fixed the memory leak issue in 5.1

Been dealing with it since January
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Old 03-21-2015, 11:15 PM
 
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Maybe it is an improvement in some arbitrary meaning, but I get more annoying popups on my phone, and it became less user friendly.
What's been referred to "Google's biggest mobile update in years"[1] is hardly arbitrary.


[1] Brad Molen, 11/2014
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Old 03-23-2015, 08:22 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Seems they still haven't fixed the memory leak issue in 5.1

Been dealing with it since January
Apparently fixed internally but another patch needs rolled out.


Android 5.1 memory leak already internally fixed by Google
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Old 03-23-2015, 07:27 PM
 
Location: Colorado Plateau
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I've been using my 2012 Nexus 7 inch tablet with 5.1 installed a lot more lately as I took it with me travelling. It's ok, not quite a good as it was with Kit Kat on it. It freezes up for a few moments sometimes and sometimes I have to reboot it to get it going again. Battery life has been ok. My cheapo Tracfone LG Android with KitKat works better on the wifi than the tablet, it never freezes.

I was hoping to keep the tablet for quite a while but it doesn't seem to stand up to the latest OS's very well. I may not even get another tablet, the larger phones work well for using on wifi as a tablet.
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Old 04-10-2015, 11:10 AM
 
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I don't know if it's just me, but the Lollipop rollout seems to have been/be a lot less pleasant than previous versions. One buggy release after another, and I've been waiting 3 months for a fix for the memory leak issue and still nothing. Random things have been failing to work, seems a new issue popped up every week, the latest being trusted places and the Trigger app.

After threatening myself that I was gonna do it for 2 month I rolled my Nexus 4 back to KitKat last night. Will revisit Lollipop in a few months and see if things have improved.
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