• Title: CM12.1 for ASUS Zenfone 5 (Download + Instructions) [Very Stable]
  • Listed: 02/23/2016 2:15 pm
  • ROM Version: Android 5.1.1
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CM12.1  for ASUS Zenfone 5 (Download + Instructions) [Very Stable]
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The changelogs included by the developer include :

Now the rom will install via TWRP

-Improved battery

-Improved performance

-improved responsiveness of touch and other sensors

-audio is now really more loud

-some apps got updated to cyanogen os apps (like true caller, new audio fx)

-the home launcher can be on horizontal now (all launchers have experimental support)

-improved 2D/3D performance

-Improved camera/video quality

-improved panorama quality  

The installation is pretty simple. You unlock the bootloader, flash twrp recovery and flash the ROM zip file via TWRP recovery. 

Downloads : 

1. CM12.1 ROM             

2. TWRP Recovery        https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxOLi5lPc7RLX1VFdlFoWExac00/view

3. Bootloader Unlock    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-Fin8UxrD6PRU9MM1lQZkV0SG8/view

4. ADB 1.0.32                  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-Fin8UxrD6PUmN6SkVPMXR3UTA/view

Instructions for flashing TWRP recovery :

Go to bootloader > Power off phone and then Press and hold Vol UP+Power till you feel a vibration and see the ASUS Logo. 

Connect to PC, copy the new-twrp.img file downloaded above to ADB folder (downloaded above)

Press Shift+Ctrl+RClick on a white space in ADB folder and click OPEN CMD WINDOW HERE

Enter the command to flash : fastboot flash recovery new-twrp.img

Instructions to flash zip via twrp :

Copy the ROM file to internal storage.

Open TWRP recovery via bootloader

Select Wipe > Select Dalvik Cache, Cache and Data > Swipe to Wipe

Go back to home screen of TWRP > Install > Scroll down and select ROM zip > Swipe to flash

Go back to home screen of TWRP > Wipe > Swipe to Factory Reset 

Reboot System

Remember first boot might take a long time, please be patient.

Enjoy your new CM12.1 rom running on Android 5.1.1 on your Zenfone 5!

※Please make a backup of your device before installing or updating ROM

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3 Responses to“CM12.1 for ASUS Zenfone 5 (Download + I”

  1. samin sikong


    very nice. :)

  2. samin sikong


    proper guidance sir. keep it up!.

  3. 10/31/2016


    Does this works if my my phone is in bootloop (stuck at logo)

    please do reply me thanks

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