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  1. Rajat Pai's Avatar
    When is Asus releasing Android 6.0 for Zenfone 2 in India? Any idea?

    Posted via the Android Central App
    08-21-2016 12:18 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    I've been suspecting that ASUS won't release 6.0 for the Zenfone 2 variants that have the Atom processor. The chatter on the ZenTalk forums has mostly been negative. Some people have mentioned being beta testers, but beta testing for this long is usually a bad sign.
    08-22-2016 02:13 PM
  3. ccontard's Avatar
    Yet the (Atom-powered) Zoom officially has M (not a beta), so now I'm confused

    Posted via the Android Central App
    08-23-2016 01:13 AM
  4. anon(123479)'s Avatar
    I hope they don't run in the fields like BLU Products..........
    08-23-2016 05:53 PM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Yet the (Atom-powered) Zoom officially has M (not a beta), so now I'm confused

    Posted via the Android Central App
    Hmm, good point. Maybe they just don't like us.
    08-23-2016 06:14 PM
  6. SYTH3R's Avatar
    Android M has been released for Zenfone Zoom, you can check Zentalk Forum for the info on the same :
    ZenTalk
    08-24-2016 04:14 AM
  7. ccontard's Avatar
    We finally got the love yesterday! I manually loaded the update on mine (since OTA seems to be flaky for folks right now) and like what I see so far. Very snappy (even a bit more so than before), less bloat, and the system settings are somewhat better in my opinion...so far, so good.
    B. Diddy likes this.
    09-01-2016 11:20 PM
  8. ccontard's Avatar
    Added bonus: The M update includes the September security patch.
    09-01-2016 11:59 PM
  9. Blaize19's Avatar
    Installing now... Kinda shocked we actually got it.
    09-02-2016 10:10 AM
  10. Blaize19's Avatar
    Well poo. Got the September security patch, but no M. Is this what people are talking about with update problems?
    09-02-2016 10:38 AM
  11. Blaize19's Avatar
    Now manually downloading and updating.
    09-02-2016 10:53 AM
  12. ratpakk2's Avatar
    I only got the security update this morning. I also went ahead and downloaded the update off of the ASUS website. So far so good. I hope the doze mode will improve battery life.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    09-02-2016 02:00 PM
  13. gtt1's Avatar
    So I got an update today but am still on 5.0 so assume it was just a security patch mentioned.

    Screenshot of my about page attached. Model is ASUS_Z00AD is this model one that is being updated?

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    09-02-2016 07:09 PM
  14. Blaize19's Avatar
    Yes. ZE551ML = Z00AD. It's not seeming very different, thus far, but I'm home sick so it's not like it's had much chance to Doze...

    It does undo some settings, including the ones in the camera app, and I had to update Play Services. Also had to uninstall/reinstall Chrome cause it didn't work after the update. Otherwise pretty smooth sailing.

    ETA: The lowest setting on the brightness slider is not as dim as it was pre update.

    Also ETA: The ability to have a guest mode or add a user appears to have vanished, although it's still there on my Nexus 5.
    09-02-2016 11:01 PM
  15. ccontard's Avatar
    Yeah, they specifically disabled multi-user for whatever reason. What that is, I have no idea. Doze seems to be pretty decent so far, though I don't like the "battery-draining app" notifications. Yeah, Google App is persistent, Asus. That's why it works so well. The notification management seems good, at least.

    I have noticed that battery management is much better overall, though. It seems to drain more slowly under active use, which is really nice.
    09-04-2016 12:28 AM
  16. ccontard's Avatar
    So I got an update today but am still on 5.0 so assume it was just a security patch mentioned.

    Screenshot of my about page attached. Model is ASUS_Z00AD is this model one that is being updated?

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    It seems like OTA M updates may be suspended, but the manual method still works. At least the security update is pushing (my wife just got it yesterday...she hasn't asked for the M update yet).
    09-04-2016 12:30 AM
  17. gtt1's Avatar
    Now manually downloading and updating.
    Anyway to get info on how to do a manual update? Would hate to screw it up.

    Great if someone has a youtube or step by step method.
    09-04-2016 08:33 AM
  18. Blaize19's Avatar
    Anyway to get info on how to do a manual update? Would hate to screw it up.

    Great if someone has a youtube or step by step method.
    Go here on your phone:

    http://www.asus.com/zentalk/ph/forum...tra=#pid452836

    and download the update. Follow the instructions there, as well, but make sure to restart your phone after you download it as this was what forced mine to recognize that the update was there.
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    09-04-2016 08:01 PM
  19. Rajat Pai's Avatar
    Finally got the update! [ATTACH]null[/ATTACH]
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    09-07-2016 01:55 PM
  20. OhAlfie's Avatar
    Wowzers.

    Sooo...we no longer can move apps to the SD card, I'm losing my Asus email box (which worked fine for me) and various other things are disappearing. So how is updating to this a "win"? Seems like a step back.
    09-08-2016 12:46 PM
  21. OhAlfie's Avatar
    Reading more and more from folks who went ahead and downloaded the update and I'm getting the sense that I should avoid it at all costs.

    Sounds like a total cluster.
    09-12-2016 03:33 PM
  22. sandozer's Avatar
    Is there no way with this update to access the move to sd function for apps?

    Sounds a really backward update!
    OhAlfie likes this.
    09-13-2016 01:51 AM
  23. ccontard's Avatar
    Wowzers.

    Sooo...we no longer can move apps to the SD card, I'm losing my Asus email box (which worked fine for me) and various other things are disappearing. So how is updating to this a "win"? Seems like a step back.
    But ASUS Mail, like most of the other pre-loaded stuff, only goes away if you do a factory reset, and my understanding is that, even in that case, it's still available in the Play Store if you want it.

    As for App2SD, yeah, that's a very individual preference. I don't use it, but I'm not all people.

    ETA: One nice thing about this update is that ASUS gives you an out, in that they have a downloadable file that allows you to revert to L if you're not happy.
    09-17-2016 01:25 AM
  24. anon(123479)'s Avatar
    Reading more and more from folks who went ahead and downloaded the update and I'm getting the sense that I should avoid it at all costs.

    Sounds like a total cluster.
    I did the update manually and everything was good kinda except the proximity sensor not working. Can't end calls when the screen stays black and can't get it back on. Factory wipe/reset did T fix the issue either. So I rolled back to lollipop. Adoptable storage not being enabled was another strike on marshmallow. Enabling the option just screwed the SD card up. Bummer
    09-20-2016 06:57 AM
  25. OhAlfie's Avatar
    I am officially skipping Marshmallow. Not single bit of it seems like a jump forward in progress.
    09-20-2016 12:01 PM
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