Lineage OS has shared the latest custom firmware which is Lineage OS 17 based on Android 10 for Asus ROG Phone II. Now the users of Asus ROG Phone II can download and install the latest Lineage OS 17 custom firmware. Last month Asus released the official TWRP custom recovery for ROG Phone II and opened the door of customization. Asus devices are developer-friendly, so they can be easily customized by users. Lineage OS team always comes first to develop the latest custom firmware for Android devices based on Android 10 OS.
All thanks to the XDA Recognized Developer luca020400 and Lineage OS team for developing and sharing the latest Android 10 ROM. The Asus ROG Phone II comes with Android 9.0 Pie OS and recently received the Android 10 official update. The official stock firmware is good but custom ROM provides you some aftermarket features and more customization options which are not possible to get in the stock firmware.
The Lineage OS 17 custom ROM comes with all the latest features of Android 10. The Android 10 ROM is bringing system-wide dark mode, new navigation gestures, improved Digital Wellbeing tools with parental controls, improved system icons and much more. In order to install the Lineage OS 17 Android 10 for Asus ROG Phone II, your device should have an unlocked bootloader and the latest TWRP custom recovery on your device should be installed already.
After flashing this latest custom ROM, you will get the experience and enjoy all the new features of Android 10 on your own device. Keep in mind that it takes the full backup of all your phone important data before proceeding. Now go to the instruction portion and follow the given guide.
- Make a proper backup of all your relevant existing data on Asus ROG Phone II.
- The stock Marshmallow OS version should be installed on v.
- Download and install USB drivers for Asus ROG Phone II on your computer.
- The Nexus bootloader should be unlocked.
- Enable USB debugging option by pressing Menu > Settings > Applications. Navigate and tap on Developer Options to ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.
- Your Asus ROG Phone II must be rooted, and the latest build of either CWM or TWRP Recovery should be pre-installed on it to flash a brand new Lineage OS 17-based custom ROM.
- For this firmware installation, you will also need to factory reset the phone.
- Finally, ensure that your Nexus device carries more than 70% of charge.
Please note that this guide is working only for the Asus ROG Phone II devices. Don’t use the firmware file given in this guide for any other device or incorrect variant.
Steps to Flash Lineage OS 17 Android 10 For Asus ROG Phone II:
Step No 1: – Download Lineage OS 17 Custom ROM and Gapps for Android 10 Q ROMs from the above links given on the desktop of your PC. (Make sure to select the Android 10 OS version) while downloading Google Apps package.
Step No 2: – Connect the device to your PC and copy/paste both files to the phone’s internal storage. Do not unzip the files.
Step No 3: – Disconnect the phone from PC and turn it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 4: – Turn ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Up + Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time.
Step No 5: – While your Asus ROG Phone II is in Bootloader / Fastboot main screen, press Volume Up to enter into Recovery mode. Then press Power to boot the Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – Once in Recovery Mode, make a NANDROID Backup for the installed ROM by navigating to ‘backup and restore.’ Then set the file name and confirm the process to begin the backup.
Step No 7: – Next, Factory Reset Asus ROG Phone II and proceed to flash the Lineage OS 17 custom ROM.
Step No 8: – In CWM Recovery, select ‘install zip from sd card,’ then ‘choose zip from sd card.’ Find the Lineage OS 17 custom ROM file and confirm the installation process to begin.
Step No 9: – Once the Lineage OS 17 firmware installation is completed, repeat the above steps to flash the Gapps zip on your Asus ROG Phone II.
Step No 10: – After installation is successfully finished, reboot the device in normal mode.
Step No 11: – Finally, flash the SuperSU Stable from here to get root access to the internal file system of your Asus ROG Phone II to remove the factory restrictions and permission to install a lot of third-party apps.
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any questions or trouble while installing the ROM.