[ROM] CyanogenMod 12.1 for Asus Zenfone 5

ROM CyanogenMod 12.1 for Zenfone 5 is an alternative firmware (unofficial) that still uses the Android operating system as its base, but offers better features and is not found in the official firmware. CyanogenMod developed as open source, but still based on the official Android from Google Inc. which runs alongside the official native code and code from third parties. Though only as an alternative firmware, firmware CyanogenMod users continues to increase.

CyanogenMod is yet to roll out the CM 12.1 officially, but after a number of experimental versions, Tran Huu Tin has managed to build a stable version of the Android 5.0 CM 12.1 custom ROM. All the major features are found to be working fine on this firmware. Wondering how you can install this firmware? Well, that’s what we are about to do. As you move forward in the proceeding guide, you will come across a comprehensive guide to install a custom ROM CyanogenMod 12.1 on Asus Zenfone 5 T00F/T00J using Android 5.0 Lollipop. Let’s go through the ROM features now and install this Custom ROM.
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Before we share it to your Custom ROM first we want to say thanks to Tran Huu Tin and tank0312 who has made a ROM CyanogenMod 12.1 for Zenfone 5 and share with us. Immediately following download link and How to Install CyanogenMod 12.1 On Zenfone 5, follow the tutorial below properly and do not let anyone missed steps. Warning: When you install a CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM on your your Zenfone 5 device, it voids your warranty.

How to Install Cyanogenmod 12.1 On Zenfone 5

Method 1 (old system.img)

  1. Your Zenfone 5 must be Unlocked Bootloader (Tutorial HERE)
  2. Download ADB Tools anda then extract (Download HERE)
  3. Download CyanogenMod 12.1 for Zenfone 5

    • System.img (Download HERE)
    • boot.img (Download HERE)
    • sdcard fix boot.img (Download HERE)
  4. Copy all files CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM to ADB folder
  5. Turn off device
  6. Go to Fastboot mode (Pressing the Power button + Volume up/down, until the android logo)
  7. Connect Zenfone to PC/Laptop with USB cable
  8. at ADB folder open CMD (pressing Shift+Right Click > Open command here)
  9. At command terminal type this:
    • fastboot flash boot boot.img
    • fastboot flash system system.img
    • fastboot flash boot fixSdcard-boot.img
  10. Wait until finish and reboot
  11. Factory reset your device
  12. Done

Method 2 (old system.img)

  1. Your Zenfone 5 must be Unlocked Bootloader (Tutorial HERE)
  2. Download CM12.1-AutoInstaller.zip for Zenfone 5 (Download Here)
  3. 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 WiFi 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.

New Method (New system.img & boot.img)

  1. Your Zenfone 5 must be Unlocked Bootloader (Tutorial HERE)
  2. Download CM12.1-AutoInstaller.zip for Zenfone 5 (Download Here)
  3. Turn Off Device and Enter Fastboot Mode (Power+Volume up)
  4. Connect Zenfone 5 to PC/Laptop
  5. Extract CM12.1-AutoInstaller.zip for Zenfone 5
  6. Double Click cm12-1-installer.bat
  7. Wait Until Finish
  8. Factory Reset / Wipe data


Changelogs (10/07/2015)
  • New System.img and boot.img
  • fix Wifi, bluetooth, Houdini, Vibrator, Gapps installation, compass , Storage Full

Thus enough of [ROM] CyanogenMod 12.1 for Asus Zenfone 5 from ours, I hope this tutorial can be useful to you. Thanks you are visiting Asus Zenfone Blog and wait another useful tutorial like CyanogenMod 12.1 for Zenfone 5.

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