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[ROM] [CM 12.1] ZENFONE 5 T00J/T00F

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[ROM] [CM 12.1] ZENFONE 5 T00J/T00F

Post by xmavis » Tue Apr 12, 2016 3:57 pm

Quickly, in this article, you are going to efficiently learn how to install cyanogenmod 12.1 Android Lollipop on ASUS Zenfone 5.

The entire process should work like a charm for you if you follow the procedure correctly. But DWYOR (Do it with your own Risk) I'm not responsible if you damaged your phone :) But don't worry i've tested this before. Backup your data before perform this tutorial.

Changelogs (10/July/2015):
New System.img and boot.img fix Wifi, bluetooth, Houdini, Vibrator, Gapps installation, compass , Storage Full
New Build Support Double tap to wake Here

Install Cyanogenmod 12.1 Android Lollipop On Zenfone 5
Warning: When you install a custom ROM on your android device, it voids your warranty.

Method 1 :
Unlock Bootloader your Zenfone 5 First : Tutorial Here for Kitkat: http://www.asus-zenfone.com/2014/08/off ... 6.html?m=1
Tutorial Here for Lollipop: http://www.asus-zenfone.com/2014/09/how ... r.html?m=1

Download CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM (Download only the new one):
-New System.img and boot.img
Link: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id= ... sp=sharing
-System.img <old>
Link: https://drive.google.com/uc?id=0B1bdyNT ... t=download
-boot.img <old>
Link: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id= ... sp=sharing
-sdcard fix boot.img <old>
Link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B05UM2 ... view?pli=1
Copy all to ADB Folder

Turn off device
Go to fastboot by perssing power + volume up
at ADB Folder open cmd by pressing Shift+Right Click > Open command here
at fastboot flash boot.img by type: fastboot flash boot boot.img
then fastboot flash system system.img
then fastboot flash boot fixSdcard-boot.img
(Not required if using new system.img and boot.img)
factory reset your device

Method 2 (New system.img & Boot.img):
Download CM 12.1 Zenfone 5 Auto Installer by tank0312
Link: https://mega.co.nz/#!P1kzjLob!GZiXbeh_q ... D2nF_QL65g
Mirror: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-Fin8 ... view?pli=1

Turn Off Device and Enter Fastboot Mode (Power+Volume up)
Connect Zenfone 5 to PC/Laptop
Extract CM 12.1 Zenfone 5 Auto Installer
Double Click cm12-1-installer.bat
Wait Until Finish
Factory Reset / Wipe data

Method 2 (old system.img):
Download CM 12.1 Zenfone 5 Auto Installer by tank0312
Link: https://docs.google.com/uc?id=0B-Fin8Ux ... t=download
Mirror: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-Fin8 ... view?pli=1

Double Click cm12-1-installer.bat
Bugs for Old system.img:
Gps (But sometimes working by setting to High Accuracy+wifi)
Always showing memory full, but not affect the internal storage and sd card. download big apps from PS is working fine (Hold on
"Storage space running out" notifications and disable it )
Vibrate not working
Wifi tethering error not working
Can't save wifi password (must enter password again after disconnect->try WiFi connection manager app from play store, it solves bug !)
Failed to Install BBM/Line via Playstore/APK (Fix: Push APK to system/app then Download and open Link2SD convert app to user app)
So far good for daily use, battery review on progress :)
Screenshots Zenfone 5 with CyanogenMod CM 12.1:
Credit to Tran Huu Tin
How to Root:
Go to Settings>About Phone > tap build number 7 times
Go to developer Options
Root Enable Device+ADB
Install superSU from Playstore
If Doesn't work. Root with ZenfoneRootKit
Link: http://www.asus-zenfone.com/2015/05/one ... s.html?m=1

How to Fix Install Theme CM 12.1 Failed (on New system.img):
Download SDcard-fix boot
Link: http://www.asus-zenfone.com/2015/05/one ... s.html?m=1
and place it to ADB Folder
Enter Fastboot (Turn Off then Power+volume up)
Connect Zenfone 5 to PC/Laptop
At ADB Open Command and Type: fastboot flash boot fixSdcard-boot.img
Reboot, Done Now can Install Theme
Battery Performance (High Usage):
High Usage: screen almost always on from 100% to 5%. Bluetooth always on and Listening to music with bluetooth headphone from 100% to 5%, dual sim activated, sometime wifi browsing, and gaming around 30 minutes.
Battery Performance (Normal Usage):
Normal Usage: Trying this ROM for daily use, dual sim on, texting, browsing via wifi. Screen on time around 2:50 Hours and 16Hours From 100% to 5% (There is a litle bit usb charging on history when copying my data from computer). There was no restart/unstable issue.


Official Thread: http://www.asus-zenfone.com/2015/07/rom ... 5.html?m=1

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Re: [ROM] [CM 12.1] ZENFONE 5 T00J/T00F

Post by cendol » Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:44 pm

Thanks for tutorial.. this is awesome rom

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