Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (codename: X00TD) launched in April 2018. The phone came out of the box with Android 8.1 Oreo. Now you can install the Custom ROM called Havoc OS on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. Full Credits to the developer and the team behind Havoc OS.
To install Havoc OS on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (X00TD), your device should have Bootloader Unlocked and should be running on latest TWRP Recovery. If you have all this, then you are good to try the new Havoc OS on your device. Follow our guide on how to upgrade, but before that. Let’s understand the features of Havoc OS.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Specifications:
Asus India launched its mid-range Zenfone Max Pro M1 today. The device comes with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. This is the first device from Asus that comes with pure Android without Asus’s Zen UI. Talking about the specs, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 features a 5.99-inches IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels (19:9). The smartphone is powered by octa-core Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 coupled with 4/6GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB internal memory.
The camera on the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 comes with a dual camera with 13 MP + 5 MP (4GB model) and 16 MP + 5MP (6GB model only) on the rear and front mounted with 8MP or 16MP camera for selfies. The handset runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and backed by 5000 mAh battery.
What is Havoc OS?
Havoc OS is a new Custom ROM designed on the base of Lineage OS and brings many new features that may not be present in other Custom made ROM. The ROM brings a System-wide Rounded UI, Spectrum support, Battery Teak features, Status bar tweaks, OmniSwitch and Slim recent option for quick multitasking and many more. To know more read the complete Havoc OS features here.
Android 8.1 Oreo based Havoc OS
Android 8.1 Oreo is the latest iteration of the Android Operating system. This is the 8th major version of the Android mobile operating system after the release of Android Nougat. The latest features of Android Oreo includes New app notifications, notification dots on app icons, picture-in-picture mode, Android Instant App compatibility, Auto-fill (like on Chrome), Better copy and paste, Faster Android behind the scenes, Better battery life with more advanced Doze mode, and more.
Android 9.0 Pie based Havoc OS
Android 9.0 Pie is the 9th iteration and a major update of Google’s Android OS. The new Android Pie brings a couple of design changes to the successor Android Oreo but the most notable one is the gesture-based navigation system. Other features of Android 9 Pie are New Quick Settings UI design, Redesigned volume slider, Advanced Battery with AI Support, Notch Support, Improved Adaptive Brightness, Manual theme selection, Android Dashboard which Google calls Digital Wellbeing, and more other features.
Steps to Install Havoc OS on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (X00TD):
Follow this guide and download the TWRP recovery, drivers and things to start with.
- Supported: Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (X00TD)
- Charge your phone up to 80% or 70%.
- Download the latest Asus USB Drivers
- Download ADB and Fastboot Drivers [Download ADB SDK Platform Tools] – Required to Unlock Bootloader and install TWRP Recovery
Instructions to Install
- First of all, You need to enable the developer option and activate the OEM unlock and USB debugging.
- Now you need to unlock the bootloader on your Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1.
- Once you have unlocked, you must install the latest TWRP Recovery on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1.
- Now the guide will be easy, boot into TWRP Recovery
- You need to Decrypt and Re-Encrypt Data Partition on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1.
- You can now take a complete backup of your ROM using TWRP Recovery.
- Now you need Wipe System Data on TWRP Recovery
- Tap on Install option and look for the downloaded Havoc OS zip file. [Guide to install Custom ROM using TWRP Recovery]
- Swipe to confirm the flashing.
- Now you need to install the Android Oreo Gapps file. (TWRP -> Install -> Select Gapps zip and swipe to flash)
- You can now reboot to enjoy Havoc OS on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (X00TD).
- If you want to root you can either try SuperSU root or you can try Magisk root.
That’s it! I hope you have installed the Havoc OS on your device. Leave a comment or feedback down below. Thank you!.