How to Downgrade Asus Zenfone 2 from Marshmallow to LollipopJanuary…

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How to Downgrade Asus Zenfone 2 from Marshmallow to LollipopJanuary 14, 20177 Comments3 Min Read Narender Singhsingh_nsk7 Comments Share This! Facebook Twitter Google Plus Pinterest WhatsAppAsus Zenfone 2 devices (ZE551ML & ZE550ML) can be manually updated to Marshmallow. But not everybody is happy with the new changes and performance of the Marshmallow builds. There are sudden freezes and slow touch response at times. If you too are not happy with the Marshmallow update and wish to downgrade to the old Lollipop, this post is for you. Read on to find the step-by-step guide on downgrading Zenfone 2 to Lollipop. (adsbygoogle = window. adsbygoogle || []).push({}); While the process is pretty straightforward, please do note that downgrading will delete all user data. So, backing up all important data is your responsibility. Downgrading Asus Zenfone 2 to Lollipop (ZE551ML & ZE550ML)This tutorial is written only for the ZE551ML & ZE550ML variants of the Zenfone 2. The process will be mostly the same for other Zenfone 2 variants, but please stay cautious and make sure you do not flash the wrong firmware on your device. Flashing the wrong firmware can damage your smartphone. Please backup your photos, messages, WhatsApp & other data as everything will be erased when you downgrade. It will be impossible to recover the data thereafter. Part 1 – Download Zenfone 2 Downgrade FirmwareAsus provides official packages for downgrading from Marshmallow to Lollipop. Download the full package suiting your Zenfone 2 variant and proceed to the next part. Downgrade Package for ZE551MLDowngrade Package for ZE550MLThe above links are for WW firmware only. If you have a regional variant of Zenfone 2 (CN, JP; etc), please download files specific to your variant from the Asus website. Part 2 – Install ADB & Drivers on PCWe will use ADB to push the downgrade file to the device. So, if you do not already have ADB and drivers already installed on your system, please download from the link below and install it. Download ADB & DriversDownload Intel DriversPart 3 – Sideload Using ADBThe final step is to boot the phone into recovery mode and then flash the downgrade package using ADB. Power off the phone. Press and hold Volume Up & Power keys together. The phone will boot in fastboot mode. Use the Volume keys to select Recovery Mode and press Power key to select. If you see a dead android icon, press and hold the power key. Then quickly press volume up key. Choose Apply update via ADB. Connet your phone to the PC. On your PC, browse to the folder where you have saved the downgrade package file. Once here, right-click while holding the shift key and choose Open command window here. Pass the following command in the command prompt window. Replace file. zip with the name of the downgrade package. adb sideload file. zipThe command will start serving the downgrade package to your phone. Reboot your phone after the command finishes. Your phone will be back into the Lollipop version ?? (adsbygoogle = window. adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window. adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Share Tweet +1 TagsAndroid Downgrade ZE550ML ZE551ML Zenfone 2You may also like Update Zenfone 2 Laser to Android 6.0 MarshmallowMay 12, 2016 List of Asus Zenfone Devices to be Updated to Android 6.0November 21, 2015 Software Update 2.20.40.13x for Asus Zenfone 2 Starts RollingNovember 12, 20157 CommentsClick here to post a comment Cancel replyCommentName * Email * Email me when somebody replies to my comment. Amit Dey says: May 18, 2017 at 7:40 pm Please tell what exactly to write in the command prompt window while updating via ADB for asus zenfone 2 ze 550mlReply Narender Singh says: May 19, 2017 at 4:53 pm You just need to write ADB sideload followed by the full name of the ROM file. Reply Amit Dey says: May 19, 2017 at 9:29 pm Thanks narender jiReply Vaibhav says: February 22, 2017 at 10:00 pm while updating phone to M phone switched off now my phone is not starting not showing any sign so how to downgrade phone now? Reply Narender Singh says: February 23, 2017 at 9:11 am Can you check if you’re able to enter recovery mode or not? Reply Raj Mohan Sinha says: January 19, 2017 at 10:47 pm first upgrade then downgrade..?? Bhai pagal blog hai tera…….Reply Narender Singh says: January 19, 2017 at 11:44 pm Toh mat padh. Kisne dhakka kia hai tere sath bhai? 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