Asus Zenfone 2 is the best smartphone almost hit best flagship mid-rage device. Most of the android lovers bought this handset but now some peoples looking for the guide to install the CyanogenMod 12.1 Rom on their Asus Zenfone 2.
Zenfone 2 runs on Asus’s customized version of Android Lollipop called Asus ZenUI. And many users there want stock Android UI & features like theme engine on their Zenfone 2. And now the unofficial version CM 12.1 is available for the Zenfone 2 & works like a charm. So if you owned Asus Zenfone 2 and want to try CyanogenMod 12.1 UI then don’t worry in this guide we will show how you can easily install a custom ROM on Asus Zenfone 2. Before following the guide, do take the full backup of your all data. Prerequisites: – First you will need to unlock the bootloader of the phone and install the TWRP recovery.
Before we start, let me remind you – Root voids your warranty. So whatever happens to your phone, is your responsibility. The steps given in the upcoming tutorial are correct to your knowledge, but even then, remember, whatever you do, do it at your own risk.
With the disclaimer done, lets get started –
Step 1. Download CyanogenMod 12.1 latest version custom ROM for Zenfone 2 and x86 compatible Gapps from below download button .
Step 2. Transfer both the zip files to your phone’s Micro SDCard.
Step 3. After that switch off your device & boot it into recovery mode. To do this, press & hold Power button + Volume Up altogether for few seconds. When the phone vibrates, release the Power button.
Step 4. Now in recovery mode, perform the factory reset means wipe data (don’t wipe the internal memory if you had store ROM & GApps file in internal memory)
Step 5. After factory reset, tap on “Install Option” & search for those zip files that you saved on your phone’s Mirco SDCard in Step 2. First install CM.zip & then install Gapps.zip file.
Step 6. Then go back to recovery main menu & Reboot device.
That’s it! Now your zenfone 2 is running on the latest CM 12.1 (Android 5.1.1) ROM. This was our guide on to Install CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM (Android 5.1.1) on Asus Zenfone 2. I hope now you can easily install Custom Rom on your zenfone 2. And If you have any further queries or questions to be asked on this article, feel free to ask. We would like to interact with you regarding your queries and questions. Your suggestions and feedback are always welcomed.