Android Nougat 7.1 ROM, Lineage OS 14.1 for Asus Zenfone Max (Z010D) has now arrived via an UNOFFICIAL build. Asus ZenFone Max smartphone was launched in August 2015. The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels at a PPI of 267 pixels per inch. The Asus ZenFone Max is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Micro-SIM and Micro-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.
This is an initial build which may not boot at all. Please keep in mind Installing a custom rom on Asus Zenfone Max will wipe the stock rom and replace it with a new one. Iinstalling a custom rom on your device and rooting it, you’ll void its warranty. I have tested the procedure successfully but still, you are warned to proceed unless you understand what you’re going to do. The procedure might soft-brick your device. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. You are the only person doing changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.
TWRP recovery link for Asus Zenfone Max
ROM Download link of Lineage 14.1 for Asus Zenfone Max
Lineage Nougat GApps download link for Asus Zenfone Max
Step-by-step installation guide
Step 1: Download Asus Zenfone Max LineageOS [unofficial] 14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM and Google Apps
Step 2: Place the Android Nougat ROM into the phone’s storage memory.
Step 3: Turn off device.
Step 4: Perform Recovery mode sorties by long pressing Volume (Down) + Power key Simultaneously
Step 5: Once entering the TWRP settings menu, clear phone’s memory (full) by selecting ‘Wipe’ option. Once done, select – ‘Swipe to Factory Reset’ perform factory reset
Step 6: Return to TWRP settings and tap ‘Install‘ and Selecting Downloaded Lineage.Zip file.
Step 7: Approve the installation by tapping ‘Swipe to Confirm Flash’
Step 8: Flashing of the ROM begins and after few minutes, a message ‘Successful‘ appears on the screen, thus completing installation.
Step 9: Return to TWRP settings and tap ‘Install’ Select Downloaded GApps.Zip file in the phone’s memory.
Step 10: Approve the installation by tapping ‘Swipe to Confirm Flash’
Step 11: Reboot your Mobile
Note:- If faced with boot loop problem, navigate back to TWRP settings, and select ‘Wipe cache/dalvik’. This procedure will help resolve any issue with regard to custom ROM installation
That’s it! Your Asus Zenfone Max should now have Unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 ROM installed on your phone! Go to Settings > About phone to verify.