Install CM13 On Zenfone 2 Android Marshmallow 6.0 ROM

Here we are sharing the full guide on How to safely Flash / Install CM13 On Zenfone 2 Android Marshmallow 60 ROM.This is a functional unofficial CyanogenMod 13 a.k.a CM13 ROM.So If you want to have Marshmallow On Your Zenfone 2 (Z00A/Z008) then follow the step by step guide below to Flash / Install CM13 On Zenfone 2

This is not an official release.The ROM is developed by XDA dev jrior001.The ROM is based on CyanogenMod 13 source code released by Team CM few months ago.This ROM is an Android 6.0 Marshmallow ROM.We don’t recommend to use this as your daily driver as it is in its alpha stage.But if you want to try marshmallow on your device then it’s time to Flash this ROM.Don’t worry we will be providing a full guide on How to Safely Flash / Install CM13 On Zenfone 2 below.

Remember this is the first release of this unofficial CM 13 ROM for Redmi 1s so there are few bugs present and we are sure in future update everything will be fixed.Below we share some Bugs:

Known Bugs / Broken Features

  • RIL is a sloppy mess. Data will likely not connect at first boot and will need manual setup after boot.
  • dialer shows an ugly screen on incoming calls
  • Miracast displays are broken
  • package manager sometimes installs x86 libs when it needs arm libs (causes some apps to not work at all)
  • selinux enforcing mode
  • sim 2 cannot be disabled
  • sim 2 audio quality issues when also on a call on sim 1 (unconfirmed)
  • sim 2 ends up disabled after airplane mode and potentially (unconfirmed) after extended periods without cell service.
  • USB UMS (Mass Storage) – Killed off for now, MTP works just fine

To know More about this ROM and it’s feature visit this official Xda post 

Warning: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Zenfone 2 while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.

Important Read:

  • Only for Zenfone 2 (Z00A/Z008).So Don’t try on other variants.
  • Make sure you have a custom recovery (TWRP/CWM) Install On your Device.
  • Now from TWRP Recovery Take a full backup of your current ROM and files.

Related Guides

If you want to try this ROM then Follow the guide below on How To safely Install CM13 On Zenfone 2 Android Marshmallow 6.0 ROM


Download Cyanogenmod 13 rom for Zenfone 2 (Z008) 

Download Cyanogenmod 13 rom for Zenfone 2 (Z00A)

└download the latest built according to date Check the development page  ↓

For updates and more details on this ROM visit this official Xda page

Gapps For Marshmallow

Download & Install CM13 On Zenfone 2 Android Marshmallow 6.0 ROM

Installation Guide

Install CM13 On Zenfone 2 Android Marshmallow 6.0 ROM

  • First Of all download Both CM13 and Gapps Files to your PC (Download the right ROM according to device model number)
  • Then connect your device to the PC via USB
  • Transfer both the Zip files to the internal memory of your device
  • Now boot your device to Recovery Mode
  • Once in recovery mode, flash CM13 ROM and Gapps 6.0 Via Custom recovery (Install Section)
  • Then Clear cache and Clear Data.
  • Reboot your device from Recovery Main menu (Press Reboot System)
  • Done!!!Your device (Zenfone 2 Z008 / Z00A) should now have Official CyanogenMod 13 a.k.a CM 13 (Android Marshmallow 6.0)

For detailed help on installation visit this post–>>How to Install CM13 (CyanogenMod 13) Via TWRP Recovery

→ If you want to enable root access on CyanogenMod 13 then follow this guide–>>How to Enable Root Access on CM13

*If Your Zenfone 2 is running CyanogenMod 12.1 or other the don’t dirty flash the CM13 ROM

If you have any questions related to this post feel free to ask in the comment section.

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
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Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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