Install Android 10 ROM on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 AOSP Custom ROM

The AOSP based custom ROM is now available to download and install on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. Recently, Google has officially released the stable Android 10 OS for Google pixels and Essential phone. After releasing the Android10, developers have started building Android 10 OS based custom ROMs. Now you can install Android 10 ROM on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is currently running on Android 9.0 Pie OS and have not received the latest Android 10 OS yet. So if you are excited and wish to install Android 10 OS on your device, then installing this AOSP Android 10 ROM on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is the best way.

Given below, we share the direct link of AOSP Android 10 custom firmware. Through that, you can download and upgrade your device to the newly released Google’s mobile OS, Android 10. Android 10 is packed with lots of new features and customizations such as original gesture navigation, improved privacy and location control, bubble feature, live caption, 5G supports, improved call quality, and much more. The Android 10 version also offers the foldable display support, security features, enhanced app permissions, system-wide dark mode, etc. Your device should have an unlocked bootloader and the latest TWRP custom recovery already installed on your device.

Before proceeding, let’s take a look at the device specifications. The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 comes with 5.99-inch IPS LCD display along with 1080×2160 pixels resolution. The device is powered by Snapdragon 636 chipset along with 3/4/6 GB of RAM and 32/64/128 GB of internal storage. The smartphone is packed with a dual rear camera of 13MP+5MP and an 8MP camera in front. Now proceed to download and install Android 10 ROM on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1, then go ahead and follow the given instructions.

Android 10 ROM on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1
Android 10 ROM on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1


  • Make a proper backup of all your relevant existing data on Zenfone Max Pro M1.
  • The stock Marshmallow OS version should be installed on Zenfone Max Pro M1.
  • Download and install USB drivers for Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 on your computer.
  • The Nexus bootloader should be unlocked.
  • Enable USB debugging option by pressing Menu > Settings > Applications. Navigate and tap on Developer Options to ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.
  • Your Zenfone Max Pro M1 must be rooted, and the latest build of either CWM or TWRP Recovery should be pre-installed on it to flash a brand new AOSP-based custom ROM.
  • For this firmware installation, you will also need to factory reset the phone.
  • Finally, ensure that your Nexus device carries more than 70% of charge.


Please note that this guide can be used only for the Zenfone Max Pro M1 devices. Don’t use the firmware file given in this guide for any other device or incorrect variant. Do note that you will experience some force close errors while running this AOSP firmware on your Zenfone Max Pro M1.

Required Files:

Steps to Flash  AOSP Android 10 ROM on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1:

Step No 1: – Download  AOSP Custom ROM and Gapps for Android 9.0 Pie ROMs from the above links given on the desktop of your PC. (Make sure to select the Android 9.0 Pie OS version) while downloading Google Apps package.

Step No 2: – Connect the device to your PC and copy/paste both files to the phone’s internal storage. Do not unzip the files.

Step No 3: – Disconnect the phone from PC and turn it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.

Step No 4: – Turn ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Up + Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time.

Step No 5: – While your Zenfone Max Pro M1 is in Bootloader / Fastboot main screen, press Volume Up to enter into Recovery mode. Then press Power to boot the Recovery Mode.

Step No 6: – Once in Recovery Mode, make a NANDROID Backup for the installed ROM by navigating to ‘backup and restore.’ Then set the file name and confirm the process to begin the backup.

Step No 7: – Next, Factory Reset Zenfone Max Pro M1 and proceed to flash the AOSP custom ROM.

Step No 8: – In CWM Recovery, select ‘install zip from sd card,’ then ‘choose zip from sd card.’ Find the AOSP custom ROM file and confirm the installation process to begin.

Step No 9: – Once the AOSP firmware installation is completed, repeat the above steps to flash the Gapps zip on your Zenfone Max Pro M1.

Step No 10: – After installation is successfully finished, reboot the device in normal mode.

Step No 11: – Finally, flash the SuperSU Stable from here to get root access to the internal file system of your Zenfone Max Pro M1 to remove the factory restrictions and permission to install a lot of third-party apps.

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any questions or trouble while installing the ROM.

Bhatti Junaid

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