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Original story (from Jan 31, 2020) follows:

If you are an Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 user and have been waiting for the Android 10 update (which is currently the latest and the greatest Android OS available from Google), then we have a news for you that’ll surely be music to your ears.

Yes, you guessed it right, the Android 10 update for the device is now available. We have came across multiple reports that cement the fact that the Taiwanese company has finally released the update.


So as clear from these tweets, the Max Pro M1 Android 10 update is rolling out in multiple regions – at least India and France can be confirmed through these tweets.

Interestingly, the included security patch level is November 2019, while the phone did receive December 2019 patch on Pie. It could be possible that the aforementioned build is release-escrow or beta.

While we are still searching for an official announcement on the matter, the following is a user-shared download link of the update:

  • Device: Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1
  • Codename: x00t
  • Version: 17.2017.1911.407
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: f58a9b317143004aefa8b6d759665218

Please be warned that we are not endorsing manual download and installation of the update using the aforementioned link. So proceed at your own risk. This is a developing news story, and we will update it as and when we have more info.

Until then, drop in a comment below in case you have received the update. And also let us know how’s Android 10 treating you. Oh, and yes, in case you want to know about the WiFi calling (VoWiFi) status in India about this device, don’t miss our post here.

Update 1 (January 31)

A Twitter user with handle @OlivierVongxay (and bio: “ASUS | Mobile Division | Responsable Technique France”) has also confirmed the Android 10 update for the Max Pro M1 is now available, and also shared the download link:

Android 10 firmware for Zenfone Max Pro M1 (WW version) is also available for download today. Please check your versions here:

Follow his Twitter conversation for more details.

Update 2 (January 31)

There you go! According to Asus India, this particular build is part of the beta channel, but the stable release should be available soon.


Update 3 (January 31)

After ZenFone Max Pro M1, a beta build of Android 10 update for ZenFone Max Pro M2 is now available. Asus will reportedly push the stable OTA in February. Details here.

Update 4 (February 1)

The ZenFone Max Pro M1 Android 10 update seems to have introduced plenty of bugs and Asus has now published the official rollback link to Android Pie. Details here.

Update 5 (March 11)

According to new reports, Asus is reportedly still evaluating the ZenFone Max Pro M1 Android 10 update, with more details expected later this month. See the full story here.

Update 6 (May 4)

The stable update to Android 10 for the Max Pro M1 has been leaked. Head here for more details.

Update 7 (May 4)

The AOSP developer cersion of Android 10 is now available to download. Head here for more details.

Update 8 (July 31)

It’s now been around 6 months since Asus first released the Android 10 beta updates for the ZenFone Max Pro M1 and the ZenFone Max Pro M2. But the stable Android 10 update is yet to see the light of day on either of the two devices. Here’s the full story.

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