How to Install Android 12 on Asus Zenfone Max M2 (AOSP ROM)

 

How to Install Android 12 on Asus Zenfone Max M2 (AOSP ROM)

In this tutorial, we will guide you to install Android 12 Custom ROM on Asus Zenfone Max M2 (codenamed X01AD). The device was launched in December 2018. The handset came with Android 8.1 Ore and was later upgraded to Android 9.0. If you are someone who wants to install the vanilla version of Android 12, then this guide is for you.
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What’s on the Android 12 version?

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Redmi K40 on the rear packs a triple camera setup featuring a 48-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.79 aperture; an 8-megapixel camera, and a 5-megapixel camera. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It has a single front camera setup for selfies, featuring a 20-megapixel sensor.

Important Notes!

This ROM will only work on this device, Don’t try this on any other device.
Follow the steps correctly otherwise you may brick your device. We are not responsible for any damage to your phone.
It will erase all your data, so we advise you first to take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
Ensure that your phone has at least 50-60% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the process.

Requirements!

You must have TWRP Recovery Installed on your device. (Learn here: How to install)

XDA Development Forum: Here!

(☝Check this XDA Forum for Exact Details on how to Install this ROM also check if there’s a patch need to be flash)

▼DOWNLOAD FILES

Download AOSP ROM

BiTGApps R26 Android 12 GAPPS
BiTGApps R39 Android 12 GAPPS 

Instructions to Install

1. First Download & Install a Custom Recovery on your device (TWRP is recommended), If you already have installed then skip this step.


2. Download ROM & Gapps .zip file and save it on your device’s internal storage or SD Card.

How to Install Android 12 on Asus Zenfone Max M2 (AOSP ROM)


3. Now Boot your device into TWRP Recovery Mode. (if you don’t know how to boot your device into twrp recovery then you can search it on Google)

How to Install Android 12 on Asus Zenfone Max M2 (AOSP ROM)


4. Now in TWRP create a Nandroid Backup of your device for safer side. If anything goes wrong, you can restore back to your older ROM. (How to Take Nandroid Backup)

How to Install Android 12 on Asus Zenfone Max M2 (AOSP ROM)


5. Now do a Factory Reset of your device, Goto Wipe > Advanced Wipe > Select CacheDalvik CacheSystem, and Data. Then Swipe to Wipe.

How to Install Android 12 on Asus Zenfone Max M2 (AOSP ROM)


6. Now go back to TWRP Main Menu by pressing the Center navigation button.

How to Install Android 12 on Asus Zenfone Max M2 (AOSP ROM)


7. Now Select Install, Locate the ROM zip file and Swipe to Confirm Flash.

How to Install Android 12 on Asus Zenfone Max M2 (AOSP ROM)


8. After the flashing completes, Flash the Gapps in the manner.

How to Install Android 12 on Asus Zenfone Max M2 (AOSP ROM)


9. After Gapps flashing completes, Select Wipe cache/dalvik from the bottom left side of the screen, & Swipe to Wipe.

How to Install Android 12 on Asus Zenfone Max M2 (AOSP ROM)


10. After wipe completes, Click on Reboot System.

How to Install Android 12 on Asus Zenfone Max M2 (AOSP ROM)


That’s it Now you have successfully installed the latest Android on your device, the first boot will take some time so please don’t panic!


If you have any questions regarding the ROM or the installation process, use the comments section below to reach us or contact to XDA forum members from the link above.


 

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