Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 gets Android 11 / R update in form of Google Pixel 4 XL Developer Preview 4 (DP4) port (Download link)
The plight of the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 users waiting for the Android 10 update is not anything new. The OEM has delayed the updates for far too long, making the users baffled.
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Nothing is certain as to when the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 users will see Android 10 on their devices. Fortunately, you can skip the wait for the Android 10 update on your ZenFone Max Pro M2 and install the Android 11 on your handset.
Yes! you head it right. Even though the device is officially not eligible to grab the Android 11 update and while things are not clear for Android 10, users can flash the Google Pixel 4 XL Android 11/R Developer Preview 4 port on their ZenFone Max Pro M2.
Note that Google has already released the Android 11 Beta 1 update for all the Google Pixel phones and now with the help of the Pixel 4 XL port, users can install the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 Android 11 OS and enjoy the latest features that Android 11 has to offer.
As a reminder, we would like to let you know that a similar Android 11 port is available for the ZenFone Max Pro M1 as well.
Talking about this Android 11 port, the information comes from an unofficial Telegram account, and below is the official changelog and known bugs of this port:
• Initial port of 4XL pixels
• All important things work
• ROM works very smoothly
• Uses the 4.4.224-Etherious-HMP kernel
• Hot spot
• Some things related to Google such as flipping to wake up, DT2W
As for those who are interested in installing Android 11 on their devices, note that you are advised to use the provided Magisk file as this is not a GSI image and is a port from Google Pixel 4 XL made for the ZenFone Max Pro M2.
You can find the Android 11 port file as well as Magisk from the section below:
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