Manually Update Android 6.0 Marshmallow For Asus ZenFone 2

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow For Asus ZenFone 2 Laser and Max has finally available to download. This is an official update that can be downloaded via Over the Air (OTA). But you can manually update your Asus ZenFone to Marshmallow if you don’t want to download via the OTA. The Asus ZenFone 2 initially runs on Android Lollipop but Android Marshmallow can be downloaded to update. You can use ADB or recovery mode to manually update Asus ZenFone to Marshmallow.

Asus ZenFone Requirements

Before installing update, there should be at least 2GB of free space on your device. This update is only for ZenFone 2 device so do not try it on other device. Before updating, you need to move apps to internal storage as the update will wipe all data. All risk of damages and errors caused by this update are at your own responsibility. You also need to fully charge your device. If avoid errors during installation process, you may want to perform factory reset.

You can manually check the update by tapping Settings on the phone and then tap About phone. Tap System updates and tap Check For Update. You will need to enable the USB debugging option that can be done by navigating to Setting, choose Developer option and then tap the Build Number several times. You need to download and install ADB and fastboot driver into your computer. Now download the ROM files of Android 6.0 Marshmallow For Asus ZenFone 2 and copy them to your phone internal storage.

Asus ZenFone 2 Using ADB

First, shut down your device and hold Power+Volume Up keys to enter recovery mode. Start ADB and choose Apply Update. Connect your device to computer. Browse the folder where you copied the Marshmallow ROM file and hold shift+right keys and start command. Type adb devices on the command to check your connection. Start flashing the ROM if your device is on the list. Type adb sideload ROM filename.zip to start the Marshmallow ROM update. Now reboot the phone.

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Asus ZenFone 2 Using Recovery

Enter the recovery mode and choose to install update from SDcard. Browse for update.zip file in the phone and tap the Start button to confirm installation. The update process will take some time to complete. Once done, reboot your device. Now you have successfully updated the Android 6.0 Marshmallow For Asus ZenFone 2.