How to Install Asus ZenFone 4 Android 8.0 Oreo OTA Update

Android Oreo Update for ASUS Zenfone 4 is finally here. The Android Oreo Update for ASUS Zenfone 4 brings all the Android Oreo goodness to the device. In this guide, we will tell you how to install Asus ZenFone 4 Android 8.0 Oreo Update. If you want to Install Oreo 8.0 on Asus ZenFone 4 or want to Update ZenFone 4 to Android 8.0 Oreo Manually then you are in right place.

Android Oreo was officially unveiled by Google a couple of months ago. All the manufacturers have now slowly started to update their device to the latest Android version. Manufacturers like OnePlus were among the first to roll-out Android Oreo update to their devices apart from Google. Other manufacturers like Samsung, Huawei also followed suit with their share of Android Oreo Updates. Today, ASUS has released the Android Oreo Update for ASUS Zenfone 4.  The Asus Zenfone 4 Oreo Update is a stable Oreo build which comes with a build number WW_15.0405.1711.76. 

Read ahead to know how to download and Install Android 8.0 Oreo on Asus ZenFone 4.

How to Install Android 8.0 Oreo On Asus ZenFone 4

The Android Oreo Update for Asus Zenfone 4 is rolling out in the form of OTA. The update is gradual and might take some to reach all the users. If you have not yet received the OTA, you can manually update Zenfone 4 to Android Oreo with this guide.Install-Asus-ZenFone-4-Android-Oreo-Update

The OTA updates Asus Zenfone 4 to Android 8.0 Oreo from Nougat 7.1.1. The update should bring the below features to your device.

  • All new launcher
  • Redesigned Settings UI
  • Autofill API
  • Background Apps Limit
  • Smart text selection
  • Notification Dots
  • Picture-in-picture mode
  • Instant Apps
  • Redesigned Emojis

Read ahead to know how to install Asus Zenfone 4 Android Oreo Update on your device.

Prerequisites

  • This Firmware file is only for Asus ZenFone 4 ZE554KL. Don’t try this on any other device/model.
  • Make a complete backup of your device before proceeding: Guide to Backup Android Device Without Root
  • Make sure your device has at least 50% charge.

Download Asus ZenFone 4 Android 8.0 Oreo Firmware

  • Download Zenfone 4 Android Oreo OTA – Download

Steps to Install Android 8.0 Oreo On Asus ZenFone 4

Method 1: Via Stock Recovery

  1. Make sure you have downloaded the Zenfone 4 Oreo Update Zip file from the downloads section above.
  2. Rename the file to ‘update.zip‘.
  3. Boot your device into Recovery mode:
    • Turn off your device.
    • Press and hold Volume Down + Power button.
  4. Once you are in recovery mode, select the ‘Apply update from SD Card‘ option.
  5. Now, select the ‘update.zip’ file to install Android Oreo on Zenfone 4.
  6. Wait for the process to complete.
  7. Reboot your device.

Method 2: Via ADB

  1. Make sure you have the latest ADB and Fastboot installed on your PC: Download and Install Minimal ADB and Fastboot.
  2. Make sure you have downloaded the Zenfone 4 Oreo Update Zip file from the downloads section above.
  3. Rename the file to ‘update.zip‘.
  4. Move the above file to the folder where ABD and Fastboot are installed on your PC.
  5. On your phone, enable ‘USB Debugging’:
    • Go to Settings > About phone > Tap on build number till you see the text ‘You are now a developer’.
    • Go back to Settings > Developer Options > Tap on ‘USB Debugging’ and enable the same.
  6. Boot your device into Recovery mode:
    • Turn off your device.
    • Press and hold Volume Down + Power button.
  7. Choose ‘Apply Update from ADB’ option.
  8. Connect your phone to a PC via USB cable.
  9. Open a command window from inside the folder where ADB and Fastboot are present. To do this:
    • Press and Hold Shift Key.
    • Right-click on the empty space inside the folder and select ‘Open command window here’ or ‘Open PowerShell window here’.Open-Command-Prompt
  10. Execute the below command on the command prompt to install Android Oreo on Asus Zenfone 4:
    adb sideload update.zip
  11. Wait for the process to complete.
  12. Reboot your device.

The first boot after installing the update may take longer than usual, do not panic, it’s completely normal.

This is the easiest way to install Android Oreo Update on Asus Zenfone 4.

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