We have good news for the Asus Zenfone 6 users, now they can download and install Android 10 on Asus Zenfone 6 via Lineage OS 17 custom ROM. After releasing the Android 10 OS stable version officially by Google, most of the developers are working hard to build Android 10 based custom ROMs. Thanks to team Lineage OS for releasing Lineage OS 17, based on Android 10 OS for Asus Zenfone 6. The ROM is a stable build, and you can use it as a daily driver.
The Lineage OS is one of the best and most popular custom ROMs, previously known as CyanogenMod. All credit goes to the XDA Senior Member OrdenKrieger and Lineage OS team for sharing this fantastic and stable custom firmware for Asus Zenfone 6. By following our given below step by step guide, on how to download and install Android 10 on Asus Zenfone 6. Lineage OS 17 ROM brings the entire official, and new features such as improved call quality, bubble feature, notification panel, 5G support, Focus mode which is similar to the Do Not Disturb mode and much more.
To install the Lineage OS 17, Android 10 on Asus Zenfone 6 custom ROM, your device should have unlocked bootloader and must be installed on the latest TWRP custom recovery. The Lineage OS 17 custom firmware comes with many customization options, system enhancement, stability, and so on. We highly recommend taking the full backup of your phone data before proceeding. Now proceed to download and install Lineage OS 17 Android 10 on Asus Zenfone 6 custom ROM.
- Make a proper backup of all your relevant existing data on Zenfone 6.
- The stock Marshmallow OS version should be installed on Zenfone 6.
- Download and install USB drivers for Asus Zenfone 6 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 Zenfone 6 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 Zenfone 6 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 on Asus Zenfone 6:
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 Zenfone 6 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 Zenfone 6 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 Zenfone 6.
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 Zenfone 6 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.