Android 12 is a precedence replace for a lot of OEMs. Talking of Asus, the Zenfone 8 was the primary Asus cellphone to get the Android 12 replace in December final yr. The OEM launched the Android 12 beta program for the Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5s later this yr. And after a couple of months of testing, Asus began rolling out steady Android 12 for the Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5s.
Asus launched the roadmap someday final yr and each the Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5s have been on the record. And in response to the roadmap, Android 12 will arrive on Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5s in Q1, 2022. The Zenfone 5 collection telephones are the second Asus cellphone collection to get Android 12 after the Zenfone 8 collection. So in case you are a Zenfone 5 or 5s consumer, the wait is lastly over.
Android 12 for Zenfone 5 primary variant comes with construct quantity 31.080.1226.57† The construct quantity is for mannequin ZS673KS. And the Android 12 replace for Zenfone 5s (ZS676KS) comes with construct quantity 31.080.1226.57† Since it is a main replace, you possibly can anticipate the replace to be greater. Asus has formally shared the replace information on its discussion board.
The Android 12 for Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5s comes with new options and comes with many new options. Happily, Asus additionally shared the Android 12 replace changelog and each telephones share virtually the identical changelog which you’ll try beneath.
Asus Zenfone 5/5s Android 12 Replace Changelog
- Again up your information earlier than upgrading to Android 12. Downgrading the software program model to Android 11 utilizing the official software program bundle will wipe all information out of your system.
- System upgraded to Android 12
- New ROG UI design launched
- Redesigned Cellular Supervisor, Contacts, Cellphone, File Supervisor, Calculator, Clock, Gallery, Climate, Sound Recorder, Settings, Knowledge Switch, Native Backup, Setup Wizard and System Replace Apps
- Merge Wi-Fi and Cellular Community Settings with Web Settings
- Up to date the console design in Armory Crate
- Added extra dimming setting, Drones of Detection theme pack and AirTriggers twin management operate
- Customized Fast Settings panel, notification tray and quantity panel to Android 12 design
- The traditional model of the facility menu tailored to the Android 12 design. Separate Machine Supervisor and Pockets to impartial pages.
- Added Shortcut possibility in Safety & lock display settings menu
- Added privateness dashboard options, digital camera and microphone indicators, clipboard entry, approximate location entry, and microphone entry
- ASUS Safeguard changed with Android 12 Emergency SOS
- One-handed mode integrates Android 12 design and helps extra choices.
- Search possibility eliminated in OptiFlex setting
- A brand new widget web page design launched in Launcher. Repositioned the screenshot possibility and eliminated the hotseat app icons on the overview web page.
- Added Swipe to invoke assistant possibility in gesture settings
- Eliminated Fast Settings format possibility from Show Settings
- Added splash display animations when launching apps
- ASUS Cellphone has eliminated assist for SIP calls as a result of Android 12 doesn’t assist SIP calls natively
- Added “Draw Overlay Permission Request” dialog field when launching Sport Genie for the primary time
- Eliminated the characteristic of swiping up from any place of Launcher, maintain and launch to open the overview web page when utilizing gesture navigation
- Added characteristic to return to important display in Launcher by swiping up from backside when utilizing gesture navigation
- Added “Convert movies to AVC” choice to USB preferences web page
- Some third-party apps usually are not but suitable with Android 12
- Modified the colour of the icons within the settings of the primary layer to the black and white design of Android 12
- Fastened no auto recording possibility on name settings web page
- Fastened an intermittent subject the place the battery degree of a related Bluetooth headset was not displayed
- Fastened the “Flip off fan when microphone is energetic” possibility in Armory Crate and can all the time be grayed out.
- Fastened a problem with occasional touches (ghost contact) when the display was not touched
- Fastened a problem the place the video on the lock display for dynamic themes would freeze after activating the display.
- Fastened a problem the place scrolling up the feed on the Join homepage in Armory Crate would straight set off the web page reorganization
- Fastened a problem the place Armory Crate would freeze when enjoying music with the Lighting Armor Case on.
- Fastened a problem with turning a Bluetooth headset on and off throughout some VOIP calls
- Fastened a problem the place theme packs couldn’t be bought and the consumer was returned to the Google account login web page
- Fastened a problem the place parameters wouldn’t take impact within the customized mode of the graphics acceleration engine within the sport configuration file
- Fastened a crash subject when opening Instagram avatars
- Fastened a problem the place the video would mechanically pause when swiping proper on the Google Now web page to browse embedded YouTube movies
- Fastened a problem the place 3.5mm earphones have been inserted when enjoying video games and no sound was enjoying within the earphones
- Fastened some occasional points with the Fast Settings dropdown
- Fastened a problem the place sliding an app on the Current apps web page induced the app to vanish
- Fastened an intermittent subject the place the system UI was unresponsive
As much as the time of writing this text, we now have not discovered a single consumer who has obtained the Android 12 replace. We expect it is a phased rollout so it might take some time to be accessible on all Zenfone 5/5s telephones. If you’re a Zenfone 5 or Zenfone 5s consumer, you’ll obtain the OTA replace notification in your cellphone. If the replace notification would not work, you possibly can manually examine for the replace in Settings > System Replace.
If you’re in a rush, you possibly can manually improve your cellphone to Android 12 utilizing the accessible replace file.