Good news!!! for Zenfone 5 owner, if you update your firmware to ASUS_T00F_WW_user_184.108.40.206_20141003_8008 you get battery drain issue fixed, and dont forget to update ZenUI from PlayStore for new experience, well done asus.
ASUSERO, 10 Oct 2014I have my ASUS Zenfone 5 2 weeks from now. I just notice that the message alert tone doesnt wo... morego to the settings of the message..and click the notification..this should work.
Ashutosh1, 09 Oct 2014I hv upgraded ASUS 5 to 4.4.2 after upgrade unable to access APN setting , its crashes every t... moreAfter recovery is done,just swap your sim with another sim which can create auto apn,don't switch off the phone.Operate it while it is on,and probably you can get access to apn settings.Now create apn of your old simmanually.Now reswap again with your old sim.Save apn and you are good to go.Just don't switch off.In my case Airtel works again after swapping with a Reliance.
I have my ASUS Zenfone 5 2 weeks from now. I just notice that the message alert tone doesnt work. I already checked the settings with regards to sounds specificali in messaging but still it doesn't work. Moreover, The message notofication doesnt also shows on the status bar. Do anyone here experienced the same thing? Need your help guys! Thanks in advance.
Tomazz, 09 Oct 2014No, I have no problems with it. To manually install it, if you downloaded complete close to... moreHi Tomazz, last night i try this instruction you said to install the OS manually but it didnt work..did you miss something to right? after i paste the unzip file on the root of the internal storage and unplug the cable, the pop up you said that it will say to update didnt happen..
Today update again to kitkat with the last fixed firmware the problem of the data 3g connection still persist the APN settings force close,Asus not check the update before send? Really dissapointment now again downgrade to 1.18 4.3 f#$%!k!!@
I hv upgraded ASUS 5 to 4.4.2 after upgrade unable to access APN setting , its crashes every time so no acess to data , if any one has expert advise please let me know other problem after upgrade solved related to Keyboard . APN problem still pending even putting 800 mb file from ASUS site and rebooting it . Need help on APN crash .
tomazz recently i updated to kitkat ..and i tried to downgrade to 4.3 ..by adb sideboot method...i downloaded one fastboot images from a blog site....and it turned out to be a very old fastboot image...now my phone is bricked ....the usb sign appears after every reboot , wipe data...i tried the latest 220.127.116.11 recovery image posted by u..but of no use...please help thanks
Tomazz, 09 Oct 2014No.Any battery tips for the phone?
Ans i dont know why my previous posts got deleted.
Tomazz, 09 Oct 2014Well, sort of. Please read this for a much better explanation than my tired eyes can manage... moreThere is another way to get android kitkat for my zenfone without fastboot it? I do not know how to fastboot my phone. It is same like rooting?
Tomazz, 09 Oct 2014Lag on KitKat is not something that you would expect to hear.
I mean KitKat is much faster ... morem getting lag while scrolling
i just did through backup & reset option in personal settings then select back up my data and click on factory data reset
Tomazz, 09 Oct 2014In my experience with several different phones, not all Asus even, on 4.4.2 you never know wha... moreThanks for the reply. If you don't mind, can you again post link for recovery partition restore procedure. My phone build is ASUS_T00J_WW.
I found this link you posted but its T00F pasted below.
[deleted post]2 hours battery and heat at the back… what are you doing with it? Playing 3D games?
In that case heat and short (although not really THAT short) battery life would be expected.
But if you're doing something, that's not normal.
Deepanker, 09 Oct 2014guys m using kitkat nw and m very disappointed with it
after update m facing lag plus more b... moreLag on KitKat is not something that you would expect to hear.
I mean KitKat is much faster than JellyBean, so there must be something else at play.
You said you did Factory reset. How did you do that?
It is possible to downgrade… posted today in the morning I think, with fastboot.
Ir. Naqif, 09 Oct 2014What is fastboot? Software?Well, sort of.
Please read this for a much better explanation than my tired eyes can manage right now:
Hai friends am purchase on asus zen phone 5(8gb) .
1,Price is good.
2,superb touch &Display.
3, camera awesome.
4,2 gb ram.
......But two problem....
1 . battery 2 hours full use battery drains(All ways carry on charger)
2, heat on back side. .