ASUS had announced the Android Marshmallow update for the ASUS Zenfone 2 way back in February this year. Zenfone 2 users had been very eagerly waiting for the update ever since Q2 of this year. Even Android Nougat is on the verge of release now and the Marshmallow update rollout for Zenfone 2 seemed long overdue.

ASUS Zenfone Zoom and Zenfone Selfie has already received the Marshmallow update and it was finally the turn of their sibling, Zenfone 2. Thankfully, ASUS has started rolling out the Android Marshmallow update over the air (OTA) which should give something for the users to rejoice.

ASUS Zenfone 2
ASUS Zenfone 2

Just like in the Zenfone Zoom and Zenfone Selfie, the Marshmallow update in the Zenfone 2 removes a lot of pre-installed apps and bloatware and brings a tonne of new features like Google Now on Tap, Doze Mode, etc. among others.

The OTA update has been rolled out and you will get the update notification anytime soon. However, if you can’t wait much longer, you can just download the zip file from the ASUS website and put it in your root directory and you’ll get an option to update to the latest firmware version consisting of the Android Marshmallow.

Do let us know if you’re facing any problem with the updating. Till then, stay tuned.


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