Download WW-15.1630.1902.80: ASUS ROG Phone February 2019 Update

ASUS ROG Phone (ZS600KL/ ZS602KL) is currently getting the February 2019 security update with build number WW-15.1630.1902.80. Along with the regular monthly security level step-up, the current update includes many new features and bug fixes. Apart from this, there are some basic bug fixes and device which always teams up with the monthly update packages.

Like the usual course, any OTA update takes, the February 2019 software update will knock into the ROG Phone in batches. It will be a fairly automatic process which will notify you of the new update once it’s available in your region. So, naturally, not everyone is going to see the update at one time. However, you can have the upper hand here and search for the OTA manually. Simply go to ROG Phone Settings –> About Phone –> Software Update. if you see the prompt shows up to download WW-15.1630.1902.80 February update for ROG Phone (ZS600KL/ ZS602KL), then tap on Download.

So, if you happened to sport a ROG Phone then keep your eyes out for the airborne OTA. It can drop into your device anytime now. Either wait for the OTA to hit your device on its own, otherwise, manually install the latest firmware using our resources and installation guide. Update to latest security and fortify your device.

Download WW-15.1630.1902.80: ASUS ROG Phone February 2019 Update

WW-15.1630.1902.80: Firmware Details

  • Device Name: ASUS ROG Phone
  • Model: ZS600KL/ ZS602KL
  • Baseband Version: WW-15.1630.1902.80
  • Security Patch Level: 01.02.2019
  • Software Supported: Asus Flash Tool
  • Android OS: 8.1 Oreo

Changelog:

  1. [Game Genie] Added the “Public” option in the live privacy setting of YouTube account.
  2. [Recent apps page] Fixed the issue where the system occasionally hung after pressing the “Clear all” button
  3. Improved the compatibility issue of AudioWizard when using headphone with SoundCloud app.
  4. Improved the device wake-up speed after being charged at 100% for a while.
  5. [Mobile Desktop Dock] Fixed the issue where it could not detect the D-pad on joystick in tablet or TwinView mode.
  6. [Mobile Desktop Dock] Fixed the issue that some apps might disappear in tablet mode.
  7. Fixed the issue where other devices could not connect to VPN after connecting to shared Wi-Fi hotspot.
  8. Fixed the issue where app orientation was incorrect after taking screenshots when connected to Mobile Desktop Dock and TwinView Dock.
  9. [Gamevice controller] Fixed the issue where D-pad can not be set with Key Mapping.
  10. US version now supported the use of ASUS WiGig® Dock.
  11. [Touch firmware] Improved the touch experience, and optimized the quick tap movement in the game: “THE IDOLM@STER”.
  12. Updated Android security patch to 2019/02/01.
  13. Fixed the issue where occasionally the time shown on Always-on Panel was not the same as system time after system update.
  14. Fixed the issue where error message was occasionally shown when using the power and volume keys to take screenshots.
  15. [Navigation gesture] Improved the mis-operation issue in the conversion page of Facebook Messenger.
  16. [Gamevice controller] Added the feature to launch the Key Mapping editing page when pressing the “ [|] ” button.
  17. [Key Mapping] Added the feature to show edited key layout when pressing “F10” on keyboard.
  18. [Key Mapping] Simplified the flow of adding mapping keys.
  19. [Gamevice controller] Dynamically adjust the speed of perspective control according to the angle of the right thumbstick.
  20. [File Manager] Fixed the issue where the app crashed while creating a new folder when OTG is connected to SD card.

Download Required Files:

Steps to Install Asus ROG Phone Software Update

Either you can use the upgrade by recovery method or the ADB sideload method. We will discuss both in brief and learn the process step-by-step.

Before proceeding you have to follow a few points and grab some tools you will need while you follow either of the flashing methods.

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Pre-Requisites

  • Supported for Asus ROG Phone (ZS600KL/ ZS602KL)
  • Charge your device to 50% or more.
  • Your device must be running on Stock ROM (for method 1)
  • Before upgrading, take a complete backup of your data.

Disclaimer: We are at GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any bricking/damage to your phone while/after installing this ROM.

Method 1: Upgrade via Recovery:

  • Download the firmware 15.1630.1902.80 from the above download section and move it to your device storage.
  • Now we need to enter the device into the recovery mode.
  • To do so, Switch off your phone > Hold and Long press Power button + Volume Up 
  • Now in the recovery menu, select the option Apply update from sd card.
  • Now Choose update.zip OTA firmware file which you downloaded.
  • Wait for sometime as the installation process completes.
  • Now reboot your phone to complete the process. That’s it.

Method 2: Upgrade via ADB Sideload:

If you are running Custom ROM and want to install this firmware, then you can simply upgrade your device by following this method. Follow the link to know the step-by-step process.

How to Sideload ROMs and Mods Using ADB Sideload

I hope this guide was useful to upgrade your device to version WW-15.1630.1902.80.

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