Lollipop update rolls in ASUS Zenfone 5 and people had tasted the taste of lollipop in zenfone 5 also. Zenfone 5 users are not looking happy with this update Lollipop update. Many issues are being reported in this android updates by the users. I personally own Zenfone 5 and i also feels the battery backup becomes worst with this update. Not only me, lots of people are facing batter drain issue or they are not happy with the new update then you must be are in search how to switch back to old kitkat android version. Don’t worry solutionexist will help you with the most simplest method to switch back to kiktkat. We in this post All you need to downgrade ZenFone 5 from Lollipop to Kitkat is download the required files and follow the instruction
Note: – Solutionexist is not responsible for any harm casused to your device. In this method you are using the original and genuine firmware files by Asus mobiles so your warranty will not be void
How to downgrade ZenFone 5 from Lollipop to Kitkat v22.214.171.124
- Step-1: Download Android 4.4 KitKat firmware versions 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52 for your ZenFone 5
- Download links:
Note: Do not extract the downloaded links.
- Step-2: Connect the ZenFone to the PC and copy the version 184.108.40.206 only to the phone’s internal storage. Do not copy the v220.127.116.11
- Step-3: Disable the USB cable. Your phone will show a notification, ‘System Update File Detected. Touch to start the system update’
- Step-4: Touch the notification to get a pop-up, which will show the file name of the KitKat firmware v18.104.22.168. Select it and tap OK
- Step-5: The phone will now enter recovery mode and install the aforementioned KitKat firmware. After the installation, the phone will restart automatically
- Step-6: Now flash KitKat firmware v22.214.171.124 on your phone
- Step-7: Connect the phone with the PC and move the KitKat file to the internal storage
- Step-8: Like the previous KitKat firmware, you should get a notification about the update. Simply touch it to get a pop-up and tap OK to install 126.96.36.199. This should downgrade your software version KitKat completely
- Step-9: A reboot is required after the process
After the process go to Settings>> About>> Software information>> Build number, and it should show 188.8.131.52.
This was the detailed method to downgrade ZenFone 5 from Lollipop to Kitkat
by solution exist. I personally own Zenfone 5 and I had use this process to get back kitkat verion in my phone hence this is personally tested solution for downgrade. If you faced and issue in downgrading process feel free to comment we will help you.