Asus ZenFone 6 (Asus 6Z): WW-17.1810.2008.171 August Security update

Asus has started rolling out a new software update to Asus ZenFone 6. The device has just received the August security patch 2020. The update comes with version WW-17.1810.2008.171 software version and weighs around 1.5GB in size. It is only compatible with ZS630KL

The new update brings the August 2020 security patch to the device. Along with the security enhancement, the update addresses various bugs which ere present in the previous built and promises to provide better stability and performance.

If you want to update your device to this update, you can download the Full OTA file (FOTA) and sideload it on your smartphone. You can manually check for the update by going in your phone Settings > General > About phone >Update Center, then tap on System updateCheck for update. If any update available, you can download it and install it on your device

WW-17.1810.2008.171 Download and Changelog


  • Updated Android security patch to August 2020

Manual Installation Guide:

Asus ZenFone 6 (Asus 6Z): WW-17.1810.2008.171 August Security update

#1 Method 1

Step 1. Download the firmware zip file.

Step 2. Transfer the file to your device’s internal memory via USB cable.

Step 3. Now disconnect your device from PC and restart the smartphone

Step 4. Once it reboots, you will see a popup in the notification “System update file detected”, just tap on that

Step 5. Now, wait for the installation to complete. Once the installation is done, your device will automatically reboot to the latest firmware.

#2 Method 2

Step 1. Enable USB Debugging mode from Settings> Developer Options. To enable Developer Options, you have to go to Settings> About Phone and tap on the Build Number 7 times continuously.

Step 2. Download ADB and Fastboot driver for your Windows or Download ADB and Fastboot driver for your Mac and install it.

Step 3. Download the Full firmware file and copy it to the ADB folder.

Step 4. Turn off your phone and boot into recovery mode

Step 5. Choose the option “Apply update from ADB’ and connect your device to your computer.

Step 6. Go inside the ADB folder on your computer, press shift and right-click to open the command prompt. Type the following command –

adb devices

This should list your device and ensure it is connected.

Step 7. Type the following to flash the OREO firmware –

adb sideload

Wait for the process to complete and then disconnect and reboot your device. That’s it.

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
An NIT Rourkela Graduate in CS, Blogger, Android Geek, and a Tennis Fanatic. I have been writing about Android OS for Last 8 years.

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