Lineage OS Nougat ROM Zenfone 5 [Android 7.1.1 - How to Install]

In preview post we talk about Lineage OS for Zenfone Max. Now, Today in this post we talk about Lineage OS Android Nougat ROM for ASUS Zenfone 5/6. Unfortunately, This is not an official update from Lineage OS and There are some bugs and error like FM Radio, GPS and playing some video file formate. 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.

  • Lineage OS ROM (Download all files from end of post)
  • GApps for Lineage OS
  • 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.

Bugs/Not Working:
  • FM Radio Not working
  • some video formats do not play so accurate
  • problems with some apps like UC Browser
  • GPS not working

  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 Nougat 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. Once your device successfully boot into TWRP Recovery Mode. Just Select Wipe > Advance Wipe > Check "Dalvik Catch", "Catch", "Data", "System" option and swipe to confirm wipe.
    Nougat ROM Zenfone 5
  6. Tap Install and flash the ROM zip file.
  7. Go back and flash the GApps.
  8. Tap Wipe > Advance Wipe, Select dalvik cache, data, internal storage
  9. Once it's done, Reboot your device.

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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 Nougat on Zenfone 5 and Resurrection Remix Nougat on Zenfone 5 T00J/T00F. Please Share this Tutorial with your friends and family.

Gaurav Saxena

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  1. You decribed all the steps very clearly. Every steps are cleared and to the point.
    Is lineage os will be available for Xiaomi redmi note 4g

  2. Great post! I've been waiting for this to test LineageOs on my lod device. Now, it's great! Anyway, thanks Gaurav!

  3. Hey gourav when i install the Lineage OS ROM its Failed So what can i do Gourav Pls Reply

  4. Wow Amazing
    i love your website really awesome . keep it up
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  5. Thank alot sir for the tutorial
    Very nice :)

    \\Always success

  6. I installed the RR ROM 5.8.2 Nougat.but I can't get root access as I'm unable to update the su binary. Plz help.