Asus is not planning to roll out Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update for the ZenFone 5, but it is not an excuse you cannot get the latest Android on your device. CyanogenMod 13 is Asus ZenFone 5 Marshmallow Update Download for your device. This is a huge step for ZenFone 5 development though it has some bugs in it since it is experimental build.
Asus ZenFone 5 Marshmallow Update Download Bugs And Requirements
There are some known bugs on this ROM including camera is not functioning, no sound during calling and some other issues though these bugs usually will be fixed with future fixes. Before installing this update, there are some necessary files you have to download including ADB installer, ZenFone 5 CyanogenMod 13 ROM files, Gapps files, and TWRP Recovery tool. You also need to keep in mind that this update is for Asus ZenFone 5 only so do not try on other devices.
Asus ZenFone 5 Marshmallow Update Download And Install Steps
To Install CyanogenMod 13 on your device, first you need to perform Asus ZenFone 5 Marshmallow Update Download and extract for the GAPPS files, system.img, boot.img, and ADB Tool. Install ADB Tool on your computer. Connect your ZenFone 5 to computer and transfer the GApps to your phone’s SD Card. Copy CyanogenMod 13 ROM and Boot.img in a folder in your computer. Power off your phone and hold Power + Volume UP button to enter to bootloader. Now use data cable to connect your phone to computer. In the ROM folder, hold Shift key + right mouse click and choose Open Windows Command from the menu. Now type in these function on the CMD field:
fastboot flash boot bootCM-13.0-20160403.img (then press enter)
fastboot flash system systemCM-13.0-20160403-EXPERIMENTAL.img (then press enter)
faceboot erase data (then press enter)
fastboot erase cache (then press enter)
Once you have typed them all, reboot your device in recovery mode by type in: adb reboot recovery. Next, choose Install zip and find the GAPPS zip file that you have copied before. Press start to begin flashing. Wait a few minute for it to install and then in TWRP choose format and cache data (not wipe). Reboot your device. It will take a little longer for booting in the first time. Once it reaches the homescreen, you will see a different look on your device screen. This means you have successfully installed the CM13 Asus ZenFone 5 Marshmallow Update Download on your ZenFone 5.