Sunday, April 03, 2016

CyanogenMod 13 For ASUS ZenFone 5 (Android 6.0)

Asus ZenFone 5 will not upgrade-able to Android Marshmallow based on ASUS Android 6.0 Update plan, but there are a lot of developer out there still try to support this device. A couple days ago dgadelha, senior member xda developer create an experimental build CyanogenMod 13 for ASUS ZenFone 5. This ROM is experimental build so there are a lot of bugs, but it's a huge step for ZenFone 5 development. The original thread is Here


  • Camera
  • No sound when calling
  • etc (more)

Files to Download:

How to Install CyanogenMod 13 on Asus ZenFone 5:

  1. Download system img and extract, boot.img, Gapps and ADB Tool
  2. Install ADB Tool
  3. Copy GApps to your SD-Card and insert to ZenFone 5.
  4. Create New folder and Place CyanogenMod 13 ROM and Boot img there (systemCM-13.0-20160403-EXPERIMENTAL.img and bootCM-13.0-20160403.img)
  5. Turn Off your device.
  6. Reboot into bootloder using Power + Volume UP button.
  7. Once device in bootloder mode, Connect device with PC using data cable.
  8. In the ROM folder, Open Windows Commend by Pressing Shift key + right click of the mouse and select the open command here.
  9. Type at CMD (hit enter after each line):
  10. fastboot flash boot bootCM-13.0-20160403.img
    fastboot flash system systemCM-13.0-20160403-EXPERIMENTAL.img
    faceboot erase data
    fastboot erase cache
  11. Once it finished, Open device in recovery mode by type: adb reboot recovery.
  12. Select install zip and browse the GApps zip file that you copied and flash it.
  13. Once it flashed, you should format ( NOT WIPE ) and cache data in TWRP.
  14. Restart the device and enjoy CM13 on your Zenfone.


Source: XDA by dgadelha

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