Asus zenfone 2 z00ad Marshmallow Update
Although our blog focuses more on Android Nougat updates, all types of firmware updates including Asus Zenfone 2’s z00ad model devices’ Marshmallow update information is a part of our job so in this spesific blog post we will be giving you a detailed information about Android 6.0 update information, how to guide etc about Zenfone 2 z00ad.
If you wish to have Android nougat update information about Asus phones,is a full list of Asus Nougat update and in that page you will also be able to find which Asus Zenfone Max and Zenfone 2 phones are upgradable to Nougat and which are running still on Marhsmallow or even an older version Lollipop etc 🙂
Marhsmallow Update for Asus Zenfone 2
ASUS Zenfone 2 variants ZE551ML & ZE550ML and z00ad began receiving Android marshmallow update officially called Android 6.0 by the end of July 2017.. But unfortunately, Asus didnot release Marhsmallow auto update and the company ASUS maintained the update as a manual process and most users did not receive an OTA upgrade to Android 6.0.1.
So, for z00ad users, the only remaining way to upgrade these Zenfone 2 devices for Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) is to manually download the update file, install correctly and begin enjoying new Marhsmallow.
. We are aware that everyone is waiting for nougat but since Nougat update seems like a far away dream at the moment, if your Asus Zenfone 2 phone is still running on Android 5.0 Lollipop, you will at least be able to learn how to manually upgrade the Asus device to marshmallow and start using it and wish for the best and the next software update.
Unfortunately, updating to Marshmallow your Zenfone 2 z00ad device comes with some disadvantages along with Marshmallow features. This includes the inability to move apps to the SD card, remove multiuser functionality, reduce available space for user files, remove stock apps; etc..
Make sure you read all of the below before upgrading manually to Marhsmallow;
After Asus Zenfones’ Android Software update Marshmallow 6.0. Internal storage will decline slightly after the upgrade, backup data is recommended and transfer media (photos & videos) to the SD storage card sufficient before starting the software update.
Android marshmallow does not support APP2SD. Please move applications to internal storage before system updates.
Multiuser function not supported if account is deleted. Please keep your account in order to continue use.
Removed applications :.
1. ASUS Backup
2. Transfer of data
3. Dr .. Eye (TW SKU)
4. Jawbone UP
5. EZTABLE (TW SKU)
6. Google Play Books
7. Google Play Games
8. Google Play Newsstand
9. Google +
12. Party link
13. PC Link
14. Photo frame
15. Remote Link
17. What is next
18. Yahoo Shopping (TW SKU)
19. ZenFlash (can be downloaded from Google Play)
21. ASUS Game Center
Added new applications:
1. Google Calendar
2. Google Messenger
3. Dr .. Pressure Booster
5. Facebook Messenger
This update eliminates ASUS email, ASUS Calendar, ASUS messages, ASUS browser and ASUS music and will not be loaded in this software release. You can use Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Messenger, Google Chrome, and Google Play Music for relevant services.
Features of Marshmallow in Asus Zenfone 2s
Of course it does not come with disadvantges only. If it was the case, nobody would ever want to upgrade it. So Marhsmallow brings lots of new, useful and beautiful features.
Marshmallow Manual Upgrade for Asus Zenfone 2 z00ad
Download marshmallow update file for Zenfone 2
Asus Zenfone 2 marshmallow update file can be downloaded from the Asus website.
Click the link below depending on the model of your device.
Please make sure that you download the package that matches your SKU. That is, download WW if your currently installed SKU is WW. Choose your regional variant well. Flashing an incorrect version may brick your device.
Download Link for ZE551ML (Z00A)
Download Link for ZE550ML (Z008)
Download Link for Z00AD
How to download Marhsmallow file?
Just visit the link that matches your device model.
Choose Android as the operating system.
Enlarge firmware section.
Choose the most recent version of the xx 4 series. Example: 188.8.131.52
Updating Zenfone 2 Using the update file
Once you have the downloaded files, you have 3 different ways to update your phone. Method 1 is the easiest to follow. Embargo, If you have access to a PC we recommend method 2 as it is the safest to carry out. Our preference: Method 2> Method 3> Method 1.
Back up all important data (messages, photos, etc.). Also, Moving applications saved on the SD card to the phone’s memory as App2SD is no longer supported in marshmallow.
Method 1 From within Android
Update to the latest version of Lollipop using Settings> About> System Update.
Make sure you have at least 60% battery and 2GB of internal storage free. This is necessary by the phone to extract the update files.
Copy the downloaded update file directly to your internal storage.
The phone will display a file of the system update detected notification in a couple of minutes. Tap the notification.
Select the update file and start the update.
The phone will restart in recovery mode, update and restart normally.
Wait for applications to optimize.
Enjoy the new software update. You will need to update Google play services immediately after the upgrade so that all apps work normally.
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