If you see multiple results, it can cause complications. If one is emulated, that could be the result of an actual Android emulator being installed, such as BlueStacks. You might be able to select a specific device with the ‘adb -s‘ command, but I haven’t had luck with it. If you have multiple devices, you may wish to try these tweaks on another PC, or temporarily uninstall the Android emulator. As seen in the shot above, the USB debugging option can be enabled inside of this menu. Note that anytime your phone is connected via USB to a unique machine, your phone will require permission to grant access, which is required. Flashing the RAW firmware file on the ROG Phone 2 is extremely simple.
The added functionalities of Havoc-OS include tons of mods for the Status bar, buttons, lights, gestures, and other various configurations. While at times, it lacks stability, I can surely say that it has the maximum customizability features. So if you want something like Resurrection Remix but with the latest Android version then Havoc-OS will take you right home. Another ROM that is based on the AOSP Gerrit but has its own custom mods is the Xtended. Initially known as MSM Xtended, this project came into existence around the time of the Android Pie launch. However, despite being a relatively new project, the ROM has quickly evolved into becoming a very stable and reliable ROM and gives plenty of other competitors a run for their money.
Doing so will give you the platform-tools folder, which will be used throughout this guide. You might want to revert your phone to stock Android for many reasons. Selling it or making a warranty claim is the biggest.
- The stuff that will become your ramdisk is in a folder called root.
- Flashing will fix software issues, IMEI related issues, and improve device performance.
- While you could do each of these tasks individually, but a shorter path will be to simply factory reset the device and then flash the stock firmware.
- I used an RT-AC88U unit for the screenshots below, but you can apply these steps to flashing any other model using stock or Merlin.
- But again, your mileage will vary, and generally, it’s best to use Merlin consistently when possible.
After that, he publishes all the changes to GitHub for other maintainers to work upon. Not to mention, Pixel Experience has maintainers around the world who work round the clock to quell bugs in a timely manner. If you’re facing issues during the installation of ROM then drop down your comment to get your answer. The above mention features are enough to excite you to install Custom ROM on Asus ROG Phone 7 device. Now below we mention some cons of installing ROM, make sure you read this. I am always keen to know new things about smartphone software’s and hardware’s, So that I can provide solutions to user’s facing different problems. Moreover, you can find the bootloader on every Android smartphone, but the location may vary depending upon different smartphone brands.
- Another ROM that is based on the AOSP Gerrit but has its own custom mods is the Xtended.
- Project Sakura ROM Android 11 based custom ROM of Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 Pro stock ROM builds by the LordShenron developer of XDA.
- Its sole purpose is to provide the best platform which is powered by Lineage and is more customizable than Lineage os.
- LineageOS ROM unofficially supported for Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1.
- Even if those who like to thinker think these are the best router firmware options available I believe it’s not fun to get no Internet access and not have a backup router.
ASUSWRT gives even low-tech users easy control of advanced router functionality. Tomato comes with a significantly more friendly user interface, while not sacrificing the functionality you would expect from custom firmware. My builds should support all features available in the original Merlin firmware, sometime I do unleash some extra features too for some specific models. The images are build in the cloud for transparency and the opensource code is publicly available in this github repository. Because Merlin builds upon the existing Asus firmware, users retain access to some of the most popular features that come with standard Asus firmware.