Welcome folks! Today we have a great news for the Asus Zenpad 8.0 owners. Android 7.1.1 Nougat based official Lineage OS 14.1 Nightly builds are now available for Asus Zenpad 8.0 model Z380KL and code name ‘P024’. We have posted everything in this guide regarding update your device on Lineage OS 14.1, you can install TWRP recovery, download the Lineage OS 14.1 ROM till flashing it on your device. We have been posting such guides for other device, you can have an overview of them as well.
Asus Zenpad 8.0 Z380KL is a two year old device released back in mid 2015. The device is phablet itself because it carries giant 8.0 inches yet works as smartphone with 4G connectivity. The device brings factory installed Android Lollipop later it become upgradable to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, even if you look at it’s hardware it is still capable of running any latest firmware smoothly. That’s the reason Lineage OS 14.1 is here, just flash it on your device and enjoy the goodies of Android 7.1.1 Nougat on your device.
The process to flash official Lineage OS 14.1 on Asus Zenpad 8.0 is not a very difficult task infact you need to pay attentions on the instructions below. If you have a custom recovery like TWRP recovery installed on your device already then all you need to do is just flash the ROM zip from recovery along latest Lineage OS gapps and that’s it. For your ease we also mentioned the guide to install TWRP recovery on your device as well. The process to install Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on all devices is almost the same so we use the same process for Asus Zenpad 8.0 Z380KL as well.
Process to install official Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on Asus Zenpad 8.0 Z380KL
Some pre-requisites before you begin:
- Your device battery should be in good health (70%) to avoid the shutting down while in flashing process.
- A TWRP custom recovery must be installed on your device, if you haven’t, follow this guide to install it.
- Create a Nandroid back up of important data including complete System with all apps and messages, follow this guide to create a Nandroid backup via TWRP recovery.
- Upgrade latest USB drivers for your device on PC. Download latest Asus USB drivers here [For a stable PC-phone connection].
Visit the links below and pick up the latest build of Lineage OS 14.1.
- Download Lineage OS 14.1 ROM zip for Asus Zenpad 8.0 Z380KL
- Download Lineage OS 14.1/Android 7.1.x Google Apps
- Now transfer both file on your device storage.
- Turn off your device and reboot into TWRP recovery.
- If you don’t know how to reboot into recovery mode and flash Lineage OS ROM, simply follow this guide to flash Lineage OS 14.1 on your Asus Zenpad 8.0 Z380KL via TWRP recovery.
Solution to a failed boot issue.
Follow this guide to solve the bootloop issue. [If you think your device stuck at boot animation for quite a long time]
That’s it! If you have successfully installed the ROM on your device. Give us your feedback about Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on your Asus Zenpad 8.0 Z380KL and stay tuned for more updates.