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Asus released first update to Zenfone AR with build number 14.1600.1705.16

Asus Zenfone AR is one of the most powerful spec smartphone which was released in January this year. The phone is still not available in all the countries. Today Asus released the first official update for Zenfone AR which comes with many changes and improvements along with bug fixes. The official update comes with build number ZS571KL_ WW_ 14.1600.1705.16 for Asus Zenfone AR.

The latest update version 14.1600.1705.16 started rolling out for Asus Zenfone AR which Improves the performance of Camera app which embeds the beauty app preinstalled into it. Asus added the Android Pay which will be available for few selected supported countries. The company has removed the Zenfit app and other third party apps like  Archer E Bowman, Hunters Gate and Wands. There are few new games and AR related apps which is pre-installed into the update. Find more changelogs below.

Asus released first update to Zenfone AR with build number 14.1600.1705.16

Asus released first update to Zenfone AR with build number 14.1600.1705.16

Now you can download and install the latest version 14.1600.1705.16 based Android 7.0 Nougat. If you have Asus Zenfone AR, then you can quickly update your device to latest version of Android Nougat. To receive this OTA, then you must be running Stock ROM, so if you do have then wait for the official OTA to hit your phone anytime soon. In case if you can’t wait to test the new update, then Go to Settings —> About Phone —> System Update to check manually for the new OTA update. If you don’t have any new update, then follow the below guide to manually update your phone to 14.1600.1705.16 on Zenfone AR.

[su_spoiler title=”Full Changelog” style=”fancy” icon=”arrow”]

  1. Improved performance of Camera app.
  2. Preload BeautyLive APP.
  3. Security patch update to 201705.
  4. Add Android Pay app
    *The app is only available in the countries support Android Pay.
  5. Do It Later app and the data stored in the app will be removed after the system upgrade. Please backup your data before upgrading the system.
  6. ZenFit app and the related information will be removed after the system upgrade. If you would like to continue use the ZenFit app, you can download it from Google Play Store.
  7. Please kindly complete your creation and save your collages to Gallery. The magazines, stickers and other files related with PhotoCollage will be removed after the system upgrade. If you would like to continue use PhotoCollage, you can download it from Google Play Store.
  8. Please kindly complete your creation and export your movies to Gallery. The theme packages, music, scripts and other files related with MiniMovie will be removed after the system upgrade. If you would like to continue use MiniMovie, you can download it from Google Play Store.
  9. Add the following third-party apps:
    1) Towers For Tango
    2) Twilight Pioneers
    3) Marvel Future Fight
    4) Asphalt 8
    10.Remove the following third-party apps:
    1) Archer E Bowman
    2) Hunters Gate
    3) Wands

[/su_spoiler]

Note :

  1. Your phone must be running official Stock ROM.
  2. Ensure your phone is not rooted.
  3. GetDroidTips.com is not responsible for any damage to your phone while installing this Update.
  4. Make sure that you have latest USB drivers installed
  5. Take the complete backup of your phone and then proceed.

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Downloads

Asus Zenfone AR Nougat OTA zip for ZS571KL

Steps to Install 14.1600.1705.16 Nougat Firmware on Asus Zenfone AR ZS571KL

To Install Nougat based OTA update on Asus Zenfone AR, you can do that by either the first easy method or you can use PC/Laptop to sideload the OTA in the second method. Both are safe to use. But please make sure you read the steps carefully before flashing the Nougat OTA on Asus Zenfone AR. Folow the above pre-requisite files before flashing any OTA file on Asus Zenfone AR.

Pre-Requisites

  1. Download the right firmware. Make sure you downloaded the full firmware from above link instead of corrupted file.
  2. Your phone must have a stock firmware and stock recovery to flash this Stock Firmware.
  3.  This Firmware 14.1600.1705.16 is supported only on Asus Zenfone AR (ZS571KL).
  4. Make sure to do full backup before upgrading Asus Zenfone AR ZS571KL.
  5. Make sure you have followed the steps properly. Don’t Skip and Read ! – We are not responsible for any damage that you make to your phone.
  6. Download ADB and Fastboot Drivers for the 2nd Method

Method 1 to 14.1600.1705.16 install Android Nougat for Asus Zenfone AR : 

  1. First of all Download the zip file from above link and rename the file to update.zip.
  2. Now Switch Off your device and reboot into recovery mode by pressing Power button +Volume UP button.
  3. In recovery mode select apply update from sdcard.
  4. Now Choose update.zip file which you downloaded.
  5. Wait until installation process completes.
  6. Once the installation process is completed and You can Reboot your Asus Zenfone AR.
  7. That’s it fellaas! Done. you have upgraded your smartphone.

Method 2 to Install 14.1600.1705.16 Android Nougat for Asus Zenfone AR : 

  1. First of all Download the ADB and Fastboot drivers for Windows and Mac and extract it
  2. Now move the downloaded Android Nougat OTA zip file to ADB Folder
  3. Enable USB Debugging
  4. To Enable USB Debugging, First of all, You need to activate Developer Option on your smartphone.
  5. To activate, Go to your Settings -> About Phone -> Now Tap on the Build Number 7-8 Times until you see a toast message “Developer option enabled”.Root And Install Official TWRP Recovery For
  6. Once your developer option is active, Go back to your settings -> Open developer option -> Enable USB Debugging. 
  7. In your PC/Laptop, Open the extracted ADB Folder and Open Command Window by pressing Shift Key + Right Mouse Click.Root And Install Official TWRP Recovery For
  8. Reboot your phone to recovery by pressing Volume UP + Power button.
  9. Now connect the PC to Mobile with USB Cable.
  10. Now enter the following command in the command window that you open
    adb devices
  11. This command will show if any device is connected properly. If it doesn’t show, then please check the drivers are installed properly or if the attached cable is damaged.
  12. If your device is listed, then please type the below command on your command window.
    adb sideload File_name.zip
  13. Wait until installation process completes.
  14. Once the installation process is completed and You can Reboot your Asus Zenfone AR.
  15. That’s it fellaas! Done. you have upgraded Android Nougat on Zenfone AR.

You have successfully upgraded your phone to latest Android Nougat for Asus Zenfone AR (14.1600.1705.16) which is based on latest ZenUI OS. If you have any questions or doubts or even feedbacks. Please comment below

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