Bisnis.com, JAKARTA – Asus immediately released an update to the Android 9.0 Pie operating system for its line of ZenFone 5 Series phones.
ZenFone 5, ZenFone 5Z and ZenFone 5Q users will certainly be able to enjoy the latest Android operating system in the near future.
Asus Indonesia Country Manager manager Jimmy Lin said that the operating system update will be automatically distributed via firmware over the air (FOTA). For ZenFone 5, it will receive an update at the beginning of the first quarter of 2019, and ZenFone 5Z and ZenFone 5Q – at the end of January 2019.
“All users of Zenfone 5 Series will be able to try out various new features on Android Pie,” he said in an official statement, as Bisnis quoted on Thursday (11/22/2018)
ZenFone 5 Series users will automatically be notified when an update is available for Android 9.0 Pie. Users can also directly download the update using the FOTA method to begin the installation process.
When the update completes the download, a notification will appear and the user can start the update. The installation process for updating Android 9.0 Pie will take several minutes and the device will restart twice.
Asus also provides manual updates for devices that do not receive notification of notification of Android 9.0 through FOTA. This manual update will be available one week after the update via FOTA. This manual update procedure is provided to ensure that all ZenFone 5 Series devices can receive updates to the Android Pie operating system.
“Thanks to the manual procedures, we guarantee that users of the ZenFone 5 Series will not remain and will not be able to use the Android Pie,” added Lin.
The manual update procedure is also very easy to do, which can be accessed through the Settings> System> System Updates menu. The system checks for updates and the user can immediately install. During the installation process, the device will restart twice.
“Currently, the Android Pie 9.0 operating system for ASUS ZenFone 5 smartphones is under testing. If there are no problems, we hope that we will provide it to the public on a schedule, ”Jimmy concluded.