Install Latest WW-14.02.1801.38 Update for ZenFone Max Plus (M1)

ASUS is currently rolling the latest firmware update for Zenfone Max Plus (M1). With this update, the firmware build number of the device moves to WW-14.02.1801.38. It brings improvement to the camera and adds HDR function to it. Along with that, it brings enhancements for speech recording. Regular bug fixing and improvement as usually accompanies  this update for Zenfone Max Plus (M1). Previously the software update for this smartphone came with build WW-14.02.1712.29. That update brought the latest UI skin of  ZenUI 4.0 for ZenFone Max Plus.

The current update is rolling via OTA(over-the-air) for users around the globe. It is seeding in batches and it will take some time to reach every corner of the world. It weighs around 2.08 GB. If you have received the latest update then hit the DOWNLOAD button to start upgrading your ZenFone Max Plus to WW-14.02.1801.38.

ASUS Zenfone Max Plus (M1) is a dual SIM smartphone launched in November 2017. The phone comes with a 5.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2160 pixels. It runs on octa-core MediaTek 6750 processor and 2 GB of RAM. It comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. This device packs a 16 GB of expandable internal storage. The device brings a 16-megapixel primary camera for the rear and 8-megapixel front face camera.

Changelog: Zenfone Max Plus (M1) WW-14.02.1801.38 Update

This firmware update is primarily meant for updating and fixing the working of various stock Apps. Here are the changes it brings to the device.

  • Brings HDR for Camera
  • Camera gets the watermark function
  • Adds color temperature improvement for the camera
  • Improves the speech recording function.

Download Zenfone Max Plus (M1) WW-14.02.1801.38 [ROM]

Here is the official link to download the ROM that brings the latest update for the device.

Also as this update is rolling as OTA, your device can automatically receive the update. You may manually capture it too.


Go to  Settings–> About–> System update and press Check update. If you find the update, then read on-screen instructions and download/install it.  Since it’s a large update we suggest you use Wi-Fi network to download.

How To Install Latest WW-14.02.1801.38 Firmware On Zenfone Max Plus (M1)

There are two ways to manually install this latest firmware update. You can flash the ROM through stock recovery or you can use ADB fastboot to install it. Before flashing the latest Zenfone Max Plus M1 update,


  • Your phone must be running official Stock ROM.
  • Ensure that your phone is not rooted.
  • This ROM is exclusively for ASUS Zenfone MaxPlus M1 smartphone.
  • Do not use this firmware on other ASUS devices.
  • GetDroidTips is not responsible for any damage to your device while installing this Update.
  • Make sure that you have latest USB drivers installed.
  • Take the complete backup of your phone and then proceed.

Steps of  Firmware Installation


Step-1 First of all Download the zip file from above link and rename the file to

Step-2 Now Switch Off your device and reboot into recovery mode by pressing Power button +Volume UP button.

Step-3 In recovery mode select apply update from sd card.


Step-4 Now Choose file which you downloaded.

Step-5 Wait until installation process completes.

Step-6 Reboot your phone after firmware installation is done.

Alternatively, you can install the ASUS Zenfone MaxPlus (M1) WW-14.02.1801.38 firmware using ADB and Fastboot method. Follow the above link for a complete illustrative tutorial that will help you flash this ROM.

There you are. Now you have successfully upgraded your phone to the latest version for ZenFone Max Plus (WW-14.02.1801.38). If you have any queries let us know through comments.

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