In September, Asus has initially started testing Android 11 beta on the ZenFone 6 and 6Z. The company had released a number of beta patches in terms to solve the bugs. Now the news comes out that Asus has finally released the stable Android 11 Update for Asus ZenFone 6Z. Obviously, the update packs a flurry of new features, improvements, and the new security patch. Here you can check everything about the new Asus ZenFone 6 Android 11 Update.
Originally Published on 29th December 2020: Added new updates in the end of this story.
Android 11 Update on ZenFone 6 (6Z) bags 18.0610.2011.107 software version for the Asus ZS630KL model number. The update measures around 2.16GB of download size. The first batch of the stable build goes live in the Taiwan region. Hopefully, it will soon be available for other regions as well. Apparently, you can sideload the patch on your ZenFone 6 or 6Z manually, by downloading the recovery ROM from the next section.
Talking about the features, then the Asus ZenFone 6Z Android 11 Update comes with features like the new Chat Bubbles, redesigned power menu, change in Notification panel & volume controls, improved performance, and many other features. Yes, it packs every essential feature of Android 11 along with a number of enhancements. Here you can check the complete changelog of the new update.
Asus ZenFone 6Z Android 11 Update (Changelog) – What’s New
- Upgraded system to Android 11 on ZenFone 6
- Please back up your data before upgrading to Android 11. If you need to go back Android 10, please refer to the official website that remember it will erase all data from your device.
- Some 3rd party apps are not compatible with Android 11.
- Removed Private Listening, ZenUI Help, and one hand mode
- Integrated PowerMaster features into Battery Settings. Removed Avast scanning engine.
- Removed Smart group, Icon alignment and Icon packs functions in Launcher. Allowed to organize app icons across screens after tapping empty area
- Implement new ZenUI design and features
- Improvement of the Quick Settings panel design, and support media control. Removed Multi-window tile and added Nearby Share tile (Need to add manually)
- “Auto-download and install via Wi-Fi” is always on in System when upgraded.
- Support navigation gestures for 3rd-party launcher.
Android 11 Update for Asus ZenFone 6 (6Z)
Asus releases the stable Android 11 for Zenfone 6 & 6Z within the expected timeline. And it is great for Asus users, as other eligible Asus phones will also get the update soon. For now, the Zenfone 6 Android 11 update is available in Taiwan, but soon other regions will join the list.
The stable Android 11 update is rolling out in batches. And so it is possible that you may or may not get the update in the first wave. But it won’t take much time for other batches. If you have Asus Zenfone 6 or 6z then you can expect the Android 11 update before the end of January 2021. You can check for updates in the Software Update settings.
But in case if you can’t wait to try the latest Android 11 and want to install it right away. Then you can manually update your Asus Zenfone 6 to Android 11. I will recommend only try the update file of your particular region. You can download the available Android 11 recovery ROM for Asus Zenfone 6/6z.
- Download Zenfone 6 Android 11 Update (Recovery ROM) [Taiwan Stable]
You should only update your Zenfone 6 only if you aware of the risk and the installation process. And most importantly, don’t forget to take a full backup of your phone.
The Android 11 is a major update and so make sure you have enough internet data to update your phone. We will keep adding new stories or update to the last of this article. Enjoy the Android 11 on your Zenfone 6.
Update 1: Global roll out
A day before yesterday, Asus had started rolling out Android 11 stable update on ZenFone 6Z in Taiwan. Now the company seeds the stable build of Android 11 around the Global, if you own ZenFone 6 (T-Mobile) in the US, then you’ll receive the update over-the-air, make sure to take a backup before downloading the new update.
Here’s the changelog for the global devices.
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