Android Nougat update is here for Asus Zenfone 3 series !

Android Nougat update is here for Asus Zenfone 3 series !

Recently, Asus Malaysia had began pushing the first batch of Android 7.0 Nougat update to its Zenfone 3 Deluxe devices.

Now, it’s Zenfone 3’s turn to get the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware update, which are available for both ZE520KL and ZE552KL models.

The Over-the-air (OTA) update is available now, users are suggested to check for the updates manually through Settings > System Updates > Check Update. Users are required to space up at least 1.5GB of phone storage for the update.

Other than software update, Asus claimed that it increased the touch performance and some changes in the removal of app shortcut such as “Flashlight”, “System Updates”, “Audio Wizard” and “Splendid” for a smoother user interface.

The volume option for notification and ringtone are available to be adjusted separately from now on with the new update to be more user friendly.

The bonus from the update is the addition of the VoLTE and VoWIFI features which is going to be implemented and widely used by local telcos to improve call quality.

Release Notes
·Update version: V14.2015.1701.8
·Release date: March 8, 2017
1) Add bundled notifications switch. (Settings > Notification > Configure notifications).
2) Improve Touch performance.
3) Enable FET VoLTE and VoWiFi.
4) Remove “Share Link” as it does not work properly on Android N.
5) Remove redundant app shortcuts “Audio Wizard”, “Splendid”, “System update” and “Flashlight” from all apps menu.
6) Remove “Tap and hold to show menu” from, and add “Tap and hold to activate Multi-window” to Settings > ASUS customized settings > Recent apps key.
7) Quick Settings now supports multiple pages, you can swipe left to right to see more quick settings if using more than 12. User can enter or edit screen by tap the edit button on top right corner to determine which settings enabling or disabling.
8) Split “Ringtone & Notifications” volume bar into “Ringtone” and “Notification” volume bars on “Volume Panel” and “Sound & Vibration” Settings. So users can adjust “Ringtone” and “Notification” volume respectively.
9) Remove Shake Shake from ZenMotion.
10) Please note that some live wallpapers (Holo Spiral, Bubbles, Black Hole, Phase Beam) are not compatible with Android N and will be removed after system upgrade.
11) For user who upgrade from Android M to Android N and do Factory reset, the home workspace will be updated to the new layout