How to Install Nougat based CM14 ROM on Zenfone 2 Laser

The Asus Zenfone 2 Laser might or might not get the Android 7.0 Nougat update officially from Asus. But thanks to the folks over at xda, we already have an unofficial build of CM14 for Zenfone 2 Laser available for download.

CM14 is an Android 7.0 Nougat based AOSP ROM developed and maintained by CyanogenMod — the most popular custom ROM for Android devices.

This is an alpha release ROM and might not be suitable for every day usage. Check all details about the ROM below, along with downloads and installation instructions.

Zenfone 2 Laser CM14 Build Details

  • Developer: LuK1337
  • Build status: Unofficial, test build
  • Supported Zenfone 2 Laser models:  Z00L, Z00T
  • Original development page: XDA links → Z00LZ00T
 What’s working (as of 12th Sep, 2016):
  • Boots
  • RIL (Calls, SMS, Data)
  • Wifi
  • Bluetooth
  • Camera ( Videos And Photos )
  • Video Playback
  • Audio ( Record and Playback )
  • Sensors
  • Flash
  • Led
  • GPS

What’s not working (as of 12th Sep, 2016):

  • Video recording (It works using Footej Camera, Camu or Google Camera)
  • Speakers don’t work on ZE601KL model (has workaround)
  • SELinux is permissive

Zenfone 2 Laser CM14 Downloads

Below are download links for Zenfone 2 Laser CM14 builds for both Z00L and Z00T variants of the device.

For help installing the ROM on your device, follow our detailed step-by-step guide on installing CM14 using TWRP or Cyanogen Recovery:

[icon name=”hand-o-right” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] How to Install CM14 Using TWRP and Cyanogen Recovery

Download Android 7.0 Nougat Gapps

Since CM14 is an AOSP based ROM, you’re require to flash/install a Nougat supported Gapps package separately via recovery to get Google services like Play store and others back on your device.

[icon name=”download” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Download Android 7.0 Nougat Gapps

Happy Androiding!

Image source: Android Central

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