Asus Zenfone 2 was launched in March last year. It has a 5.5 inch display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. It is powered by a Intel Atom CPU which is clocked at 1.8GHz and has 4 cores. The rear camera is 13MP while the front camera is 5MP. The internal memory of Zenfone 2 is 16GB and it has a microSD card slot.

Asus Zenfone 2 runs on its own custom UI. If you are not a big fan of it, you can install CM 13 ROM running on Android 6.0.1 which is almost as clean as stock ROM. A detailed guide on how to install CM 13 ROM is given below.

Zenfone 2

Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. If the device gets damaged, the writer or the owner of the site must not be held responsible.

Pre-requisites and Backing up your Zenfone 2:


Steps to install CM 13 ROM on Zenfone 2:

  1. Create a Nandroid backup from recovery, in case anything goes wrong.
  2. Download the CM 13 ROM zip file and Gapps zip file and transfer it to the phone.
  3. Switch off the phone and boot the phone into Recovery mode.
  4. Next, wipe the cache and the dalvik cache.
  5. Now go to “Install zip” and then “Select zip”. Choose the CM 13 ROM zip file.
  6. Now again clear cache and dalvik cache.
  7. Go to ”Install zip”, then “Select zip”. Choose the Gapps zip file.
  8. Perform steps 6 and 7 for Gapps fix.
  9. Then perform full data wipe task. To do so, click “Wipe Data/Factory Reset”, then choose “Yes” on next screen to confirm.
  10. After the process is complete, reboot the phone.

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