Zenfone 2 ZE551ML Android 6.0 Marshmallow Firmware

Official Marshmallow Update for Asus Zenfone 2 - Good news for Asus smartphone users! Asus has finally announced the Zenfone 2 ZE551ML Android 6.0 Marshmallow firmware from its ZenTalk forum.

In the past we have the Marshmallow update for the following model :

The ZE551ML name includes ZenFone 2 models with 1080p screens in both the Intel Z3560 with 2 GB RAM and Intel Z3580 with 4GB of RAM or Z00AD Z00ADA Z00ADB Z00ADC.

Preparing Your Phone

There are 3 things you need to give an attention :
  • Make sure you have backup your data before you update your device to the new firmware.
  • Move all your apps to internal storage before updating. Zenfone Zoom Marshmallow won't support APP2SD.
  • Ensure your device is updated to the latest Lollipop firmware.

ROM Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Zenfone 2 ZE551ML

Zenfone 2 ZE551ML Marshmallow Updates

Release Note

  1. Android Marshmallow won't support APP2SD. Please move apps to internal storage before system upgrades.
  2. Adjust pre-load app after upgrade to Android M
  3. Multi-user and SnapView will not be supported. If you wish to continue to use multi-user, please keep using current account

What's New in Zenfone 2 Marshmallow?

1. No Longer

The apps listed below will no longer be pre-loaded once your device has been upgraded to latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow :
  • ASUS Backup
  • Data Transfer
  • Dr. Eye (TW SKU)
  • Jawbone UP
  • Google Play Books
  • Google Play Games
  • Google Play Newsstand
  • Google+
  • Mirror
  • Omlet
  • Party Link
  • PC Link
  • Photo Frame
  • Remote Link
  • TripAdvisor
  • What's Next
  • Yahoo Shopping (TW SKU)
  • ZenFlash (Can be downloaded from Google play)
  • Zinio
  • Asus Game center

2. New Apps

However, this update does add 3 new features and applications as shown :
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Messenger
  • Facebook
  • Facebook messenger
  • Instagram

Remove Asus Email, Asus Calendar, Asus Messaging, Asus Browser and Asus Music after Factory Reset. You could use Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Messenger, Chrome and Google Play Music for relevant services.

How to Update Zenfone Zoom to Marshmallow?

To upgrading Asus Zenfone Zoom to Android 6.0, you can choose some methods :

1. ADB Sideload

2. Manual

  • Download Firmware.zip from the last link of this post.
  • Copy and Paste this firmware.zip to Internal Storage
  • Update notice will be pop up in your Zenfone screen
  • Tap Update.

3. SD Card

  • Download Firmware.zip from the last link of this post.
  • Copy and paste firmware.zip to SD Card 
  • Open recovery
  • Choose apply update from sd card

Upgrading Asus Smartphone Firmware Video

What do you think about the new system Marshmallow updates for  Zenfone 2 ZE551ML? Do you like the new firmware? Let us know with your comments. Thanks for visiting bartolab.com!

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