Zenfone 5 Nougat ROM || How to install CM14 Android 7.0 || Custom ROM

Welcome back to Techno Planners tutorials, In preview post we talk about CM14 ROM for Zenfone 5. Now, Today in this post we talk about CM14 aka LineageOS Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for ASUS Zenfone 5/6. Unfortunately, This is not an official update from Cynogenmod and There are some bugs and error like video recording, FM Radio and auto lock screen problem. Currently, This ROM status on the experiment so, maybe there are more bugs and issue. If you detect any bug or problem with this ROM, please share it with us and our other visitors. Please do it with your own risk, I am not responsible for any damage.

Maybe ASUS will not provide any Marshmallow update for older device because there are processor limitations. But you can taste Marshmallow Update on your Zenfone thanks to CyanogenMod who made this Custom ROM and share it with us.

  • CM14 ROM (Download all files from end of post)
  • GApps for ROM
  • Desktop/PC

TWRP Recovery
Before upgrading to marshmallow you have to flash Custom TWRP Recovery. If you have pre-install recovery you can skip this step otherwise use this tutorial to How to Install TWRP on Zenfone your device.
  1. Before flashing the ROM update make a backup using TWRP recovery.
  2. Power off Your Zenfone
  3. Open TWRP recovery mode by using the Power + Volume Down button.
  4. Tap on Backup then Slide left to right from Swipe to backup button
  5. Once the Backup Complete reboot device normally and Copy TWRP folder on your PC/Computer.

How to install Android 7.0 on Zenfone 5

  1. Download LineageOS ROM and GApps from end of the post.
  2. Copy ROM and GApps zip file in your device storage.
  3. Turn off your Zenfone
  4. Boot your device into Recovery mode using Power + Volume DOWN button.
  5. Tap Install and flash the ROM zip file.
  6. Go back and flash the GApps.
  7. Tap Wipe > Advance Wipe, Select dalvik cache, data, internal storage
    Nougat Update for Zenfone 5
  8. Once it's done, Reboot your device.

Download here
ROM- http://bit.ly/2ivD8HH

How to Root

  1. Go to Settings > About Phone > tap build number 6 - 7 times
  2. Go back to settings page you will get developer option
  3. Root Enable device + ADB
  4. Update SuperSU from Play Store

For first boot it can take up to 10 minutes for making cache file, Please don't turn off your device in that stage. Before you go, read about How to Install Android Marshmallow on Zenfone 5. Please Share this Tutorial with your friends and family.

Gaurav Saxena

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  1. When will be the rom available for download

  2. Its been more than 3 weeks that da post has been published ... still the rom is not available.

    1. Now Nougat available for zenfone 5

    2. its not flashing bro.... can u help to solve the issue

  3. Nougat only comes a few months ago and modifying a rom isn't an easy task. The only thing we can do is wait for the cyanogenmod team to finish creating the rom

    1. Now you can download CM14.1 aka Lineage OS for Zenfone 5 or Zenfone 6

  4. Im using zenfone 5 t00j and it works on mine , but sometimes it froze is there a way to fix it.

  5. supersu root will not install in it.i will try to install but it net installl by twrp

  6. i have a problem,.
    error path install.
    can you help?