Showing posts with label Lollipop. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Lollipop. Show all posts
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Android L Release Delayed Due To Zenfone Verification Process Problem



Sad news for ASUS Zenfone 4, Zenfone 5, Zenfone 6, and Padfone S user. Today ASUS via Zentalk Super Moderator announced that ASUS will postpone Android L upgrade because verification process problem. Zenfone 1st Generation scheduled to get Android 5.0 L in Mid May, but with this announcement they will rearrange Android L upgrade schedule. This is the original post:

Android L升級延遲公告謝謝各位用戶長期以來的支持,原訂於5月中提供ZenFone4、ZenFone5、ZenFone6、PadFoneS等機型升級至Android L系統,由於團隊在驗證過程中發現了一些問題,為了避免升級之後影響相關使用經驗,因此決定將Android L延期釋出,技術人員會加緊進行問題之修復, 完成後將盡早釋出。

另外,The New Padfone Infinity (A86) 因處理器原廠不支援此款手機所採用的CPU 升級至Android L系統,因此我們將停止升級Android L之計劃;未來華碩仍會基於Android 4.4版提供此機型之軟體更新。

特此公告並請見諒。
English Translation:

Android L upgrade delay announcement
Thank you for your continued support users, originally scheduled for mid-May to provide ZenFone4, ZenFone5, ZenFone6, PadFoneS other models upgrade to Android L system, because the team found some problems in the google verification process, in order to avoid the impact of relevant experience after upgrade , it was decided to postpone the release of Android L technician to fix the problem will intensify, release as soon as possible after completion.  In addition, The New Padfone Infinity (A86) because the original processor does not support CPU used in this phone to upgrade to Android L system, we will stop the planned upgrade Android L; future Asus Android version 4.4 will continue to provide on this machine type of software update.  Notice is hereby given, and please forgive me.
Source 


Sunday, May 17, 2015

How to Downgrade ASUS Zenfone 5 LTE A500KL Lollipop (Android 5.0) to Kitkat (4.4)


Asus already gave an update Android 5.0 Lollipop For ASUS Zenfone 5 LTE A500KL or Asus Zenfone 5 LTE. Today Asus Zenfone Blog will teach you How to Downgrade ASUS Zenfone 5 LTE A500KL from Android 5.0 Lollipop to KitKat 4.4.

Notes:

  1. This method will downgrade Android 5.0 (Lollipop) to Android 4.4 (KitKat) TW_11.4.6.94 or WW_11.4.6.94; software can not be converted back into the other version version.
  2. The system version will revert back to the board to default values ​​and cause data loss; you need to take to back up important data before back version. 
  3. Make sure Zenfone Battery above 20% 
  4. Please go to [Settings] -> [storage space], and select the USB connection mode to " media device (MTP) . "


Procedure:
  1. Please go to the following URL to download descending brush tool:http://www.asus.com/tw/Phones/ZenFone_5_A500KL/HelpDesk_Download/
  2. Select Android
  3. Choose Firmware


  4. Download file ( TW_A500KL_11_4_6_94.zip for TW version and WW_A500KL_11_4_6_94.zip for WW version) decompression, rename​​the following file " TW_A500KL-11.4.6.94-20141218_M3.5.22-ota-user.zip " or " WW_A500KL-11.4.6.94-20141218_M3.5.22-ota-user.zip "
  5. Connect your phone and computer using Micro USB, and copy TW_A500KL-11.4.6.94-20141218_M3.5.22-ota-user.zip/WW_A500KL-11.4.6.94-20141218_M3.5.22-ota-user.zip to the root directory of the phone's internal storage space.
  6. Turn the phone off, then hold down the "power button" and "volume down key" hold to enter Recovery Mode.  
  7. see the following screen, press the volume keys to select " 1. Enter SD download mode ", then press the power button to perform to confirm the action. 
  8. Press the Volume button to select " Apply Update from Internal Storage ", then press the power button to confirm.
  9. Press the Volume button to select " 0 / "and then press the power button to confirm.
  10. Press the volume keys to select " TW_A500KL-11.4.6.94-20141218_M3.5.22-ota-user.zip " / WW_A500KL-11.4.6.94-20141218_M3.5.22-ota-user.zip , then press the power button to confirm.  
  11. After the update is complete, press the volume button to select " Wipe Data / Factory RESET ", then press the power button to confirm.  
  12. Press the volume keys to select " Yes - delete user All Data ", then press the power button to confirm.  
  13. press the volume keys to select " reboot system now ", and then press the power button to confirm.  
  14. Downgrade version is complete, up to [Settings] -> [about] -> [Software Information] to check the version number is a V11.4.6.94 .


Monday, May 11, 2015

Zenfone Lollipop Interceptions Function

   


What is the function "Interceptions" for in the settings of "Sound & notification"?

Interruption, a new setting interface in Android Lollipop, decides whether there are sounds when calls and notifications arrive. No matter which preference you set for interruption, you will have all notifications seen on your screen for incoming calls or other events.

How to set interruption preference

1. Select your preferred mode in "Settings" -> "Interruptions" -> "When calls and notifications arrive".

2. Or, pressing volume down or up key for several times to switch to different modes.

Also, when in one mode, select another mode directly or tap gear icon to access interruptions settings.




Different modes of interruptions

1. Always interrupt

There is no palm icon appeared on status bar on screen. All event, reminders, calls, and message will interrupt.

2. Allow only priority interruptions (A palm with a star icon appeared on status bar)
   
"Event and reminders", "Calls", "Messages", "Alarms", and "Repeated calls" can be individually set, "ON" for allowed while "OFF" not allowed, to interrupt.
   

    You can also set "Calls/messages from" option to decide whether "Anyone", "Starred contacts only", "Contacts only", or "VIP" can interrupt.
   

If you do not want to be interrupted during sleep, you can set downtime, for example, from 11 PM to 7 AM next day.
   

3. Don't interrupt (A palm with a prohibitory sign appeared on status bar)
   


In this mode, except for alarms that can be set whether to interrupt, all other notifications will be mute.
   


Thursday, April 30, 2015

Announcement of Android L upgrade delay



Statement From ASUS:

Asus was scheduled to provide ZenFone4, ZenFone5,ZenFone6, ZenFone5 LTE and PadFoneS with Android L upgrade in the end of April.We've sent the new version for final verification and we expect to release the upgrade soon.
Please refer to following table for new OTA plan. We would request the kind consideration and understanding of our customers with regards to any inconvenience caused by this schedule changing.



Thursday, April 30, 2015

How To Downgrade From Lollipop Beta to Kitkat


Today Asus Zenfone Blog post tutorial How to Downgrade from Android 5.0 Lollipop Beta to Kitkat 4.4.2. Couple days ago Asus Zenfone Blog Posted ROM Lollipop Beta for Asus Zenfone 5,  If you not satisfied with the performance or want to back to KitKat This Tutorial will help you. DWYOR and Backup your data first because this tutorial will erase all your data.

Files to Download:

  1. Asus Zenfone 5 4.4.2 System img (Download Here/MIRROR)
  2. Boot.img recovery.img fastboot.img (Download Here)

Instructions:

  1. Download Files Above and Extract 
  2. Activate USB Debugging (Go to Developer Options>USB Debugging)
  3. Connect Zenfone 5 Lollipop to PC/Laptop
  4. Open WW Folder and Open CMD (Shift+Right Click > Open Command Here)
  5. Check if your Zenfone Connected or Not. Type: ADB devices and you will see your device connected or not (Don't forget to click authorize on Zenfone 5 screen)
  6. Now Reboot to Bootloader by Typing: adb reboot bootloader
  7. After Entering bootloader then flash boot.img, fastboot.img, and recovery.img. type: fastboot flash boot boot.img then wait until finished type: fastboot flash recovery recovery.img then wait until finished, type: fastboot flash fastboot fastboot.img
  8. Go to System Image Folder and Open CMD (Shift+Right Click>Open Command Here)
  9. Type: fastboot flash system system.img and wait until compete

  10. Go to Droidboot and Choose Factory Reset
  11. Reboot and Your Zenfone will be back to KitKat


Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Asus Zenfone 5 LTE (A500KL) Lollipop Android 5.0 ROM

 

How to OTA update ? (Go to settings>About>System Update>Check for Update)
How to update via ADB sideload ? Here 




ZENFONE 5 LTE  Lollipop Android 5.0 firmware: 
WW VERSION
 Version  WW_12.4.5.22 
DescriptionASUS ZenFone 5 (A500KL) software Image: V12.4.5.22 for WW SKU
only* (Android L)
Note1: Please make sure update software version V11.4.6.94 first
before update to software version V12.4.5.22
Note2: Please unzip the file first then put the file to the
device root directory.

Please note! The listed apps below will be removed once the
Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade is complete.

1. battery Widget
2. Google Text-To-Speech
3. Movie Studio
4. My Frame

If you haven't updated below apps, they will be removed once the
Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade is complete.
1. Facebook
2. Flipboard

Please note! Some features are added or changed in this system
upgrade
1. Kindle
2. Asus Webstorage
3. Super Note
4. Lockscreen: remove standalone wallpaper & weather info
5. Quick settings/Recent app layout change
6. Dialer/Contacts: reduce tab count from 5 to 3; remove group
tab name/photo
7. InCall screen: remove InCall animation & cover
8. Set default IME as 注音 and English (remove 手寫+倉頡) when
the system is set in Traditional Chinese
9. Add My Ocean wallpaper
10. Add Day Scene Live Wallpaper
11. Add TripAdvisor
12. Add ASUS Auto-start Service Manager

a) Prevent unwanted apps from automatically starting up and
using RAM
b)Stop services immediately and prevent Android from
restarting these apps again
13. Improve VOIP phone call function
14. Improve music function
15. Revise Wallpaper function
 
File Size821 (MBytes)                                                 2015/05/13 update
Download fromGlobal

ZENFONE 5 LTE  Lollipop Android 5.0 firmware: 
TW VERSION
 Version  TW_12.4.5.21 
DescriptionASUS ZenFone 5 (A500KL) software Image: V12.4.5.21 for TW SKU
only* (Android L)
Note1: Please make sure update software version V11.4.6.94 first
before update to software version V12.4.5.21
Note2: Please unzip the file first then put the file to the
device root directory.

Please note! The listed apps below will be removed once the
Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade is complete.

1. battery Widget
2. Google Text-To-Speech
3. Movie Studio
4. My Frame

If you haven't updated below apps, they will be removed once the
Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade is complete.
1. Facebook
2. Flipboard

Please note! Some features are added or changed in this system
upgrade
1. Kindle
2. Asus Webstorage
3. Super Note
4. Lockscreen: remove standalone wallpaper & weather info
5. Quick settings/Recent app layout change
6. Dialer/Contacts: reduce tab count from 5 to 3; remove group
tab name/photo
7. InCall screen: remove InCall animation & cover
8. Set default IME as 注音 and English (remove 手寫+倉頡) when
the system is set in Traditional Chinese
9. Add My Ocean wallpaper
10. Add Day Scene Live Wallpaper
11. Add TripAdvisor
12. Add ASUS Auto-start Service Manager

a) Prevent unwanted apps from automatically starting up and
using RAM
b)Stop services immediately and prevent Android from
restarting these apps again
13. Improve VOIP phone call function
14. Improve music function
15. Revise Wallpaper function
 
File Size819,44 (MBytes)                              2015/04/29 update
Download fromGlobal



Tuesday, April 28, 2015

How to Enter Asus Zenfone Lollipop Recovery


What is recovery?  In Android, recovery refers to the dedicated, bootable partition that has the recovery console installed.  A combination of key presses (or instructions from a command line) will boot your phone to recovery, where you can find tools to help repair (recover) your installation as well as install official OS updates. 

Today Asus Zenfone Blog will teach you How to Enter Recovery Mode on ASUS Zenfone 5/6 Lollipop

Entering Recovery Mode

  1. Turn off your Zenfone
  2. Hold Power button + Volume up
  3. When the phone is vibrating release power button
  4. Then the display change like this:
  5. You can select Normal Boot or recovery Boot by pressing Volume up/volume down. To enter recovery choose recovery mode
  6. Then You will see sleep android robot, Press Power button + Volume up and release the buttons
  7. The you will see Asus Zenfone Lollipop Recovery Mode


Tuesday, April 28, 2015

[Lollipop] Asus Zenfone Auto-start Manager

Asus Zenfone Auto-Start Manager


Today Asus Zenfone Blog will Introduce the new feature from ASUS Zenfone 2 / Lollipop Zenfone first Gen. How to Operate Auto-start Manager. Some apps may automatically start in background. These apps occupy memory, cause system lag, and drain battery. Auto Start Manager manages auto-start apps and helps free more memory, improve system performance and save power.

  1. Open Apps
  2. Select Auto-start Manager
  3. Allow (Enable auto Start) Deny (Disable auto-start to save Memory)



Tuesday, April 28, 2015

How to Enter One Hand Mode on ASUS Zenfone

ASUS Zenfone One Hand Mode

Today Asus Zenfone Blog will teach you How to Enter One Hand Mode. This Method can Be use for ASUS Zenfone 2, Zenfone 5 Lollipop and Zenfone 6 Lollipop. What is One Hand Mode? Since Zenfone 2 and Zenfone 5 has big screen it's must be difficult to operate without two hand. this feature make user can operate Zenfone with only one hand.

  1. Go to Apps
  2. Select Settings > Asus customized Settings
  3. One Hand Mode, tick Quick Trigger so you can double tap home button to operate one hand mode
  4. Double Tap Home Button


Friday, April 24, 2015

TWRP - Philz Recovery Zenfone 5 (Kitkat/Lollipop)






Download TWRP-Philz AutoInstaller :


http://adf.ly/1FlzAn

flashing the TWRP Recovery Zenfone 5 (Work at Kitkat/Lollipop)
  1. Download File Above
  2. Enable USB Debugging (Tutorial Here)
  3. Connect Zenfone 5 With PC/Laptop
  4. Double click TWRPRecovery-install.bat

flashing the PhilZ Touch Recovery
Zenfone 5 (Work at Kitkat/Lollipop)
  1. Download File Above
  2. Enable USB Debugging (Tutorial Here)
  3. Connect Zenfone 5 With PC/Laptop
  4. Double click PhilZTouchRecovery-installer.bat

To Apply OTA Update, you must back to Original Recovery:

  1. Download File Above
  2. Enable USB Debugging (Tutorial Here)
  3. Connect Zenfone 5 With PC/Laptop
  4. Double click lockbootloader-forOTA.bat

Video Tutorial:




Tuesday, April 21, 2015

[ROM] Asus Zenfone 5 Lollipop Beta Version



Today Asus Zenfone Blog will share Lollipop ROM For Asus Zenfone 5 TW Version. Remember This is Beta Version, You may face some bugs, wait for final release from ASUS for better experience.





Download ROM:

http://adf.ly/1FWXlx
Download ROM
http://adf.ly/1FWXlx
MIRROR

Mirror 2

MIRROR 3

Instructions:

  1. Make Sure Your Zenfone 5 is TW Version (You can Migrate from WW/CN to TW Tutorial Here)
  2. Make Sure Your Software Version is the latest TW Version
  3. Copy Lollipop ROM (3 .zip) to Internal Storage and wait for notification update, or via ADB sideload. (Flash order:  UL-ASUS_T00F-TW-2.22.40.39-user.zip then UL-ASUS_T00F-TW-2.22.40.48-user.zip then UL-ASUS_T00F-TW-3.23.40.30-user.zip)
  4. DWYOR :) 

Lollipop Video Preview:

 




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