ASUS Releases Android 12 For ROG Phone 5 and 5S

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Following the release of a solid Android 12 upgrade for the ZenFone 8 in December, ASUS is now bringing Android 12 to two more of its phones: the ROG Phone 5 and ROG Phone 5S. ASUS has previously stated that both phones would be updated to Android 12 in Q1 2022, and the firm is following through on that promise.

Additionally, ASUS has begun pushing out a stable Android 12 upgrade to the ROG Phone 5 and ROG Phone 5S, according to announcements on ZenTalk forums. All of Android 12’s notable features are included, including a revised Quick Settings panel and volume selector, Privacy Dashboard, camera, microphone, and location indications, and redesigned home screen widgets.

Moreover, the ROG Phone 5’s Android 12 update is 3.4GB in size and comes with software version 31.0810.1226.57. Meanwhile, the ROG Phone 5S software version has been updated to 31.0810.1226.57. The automatic OTA distribution has already begun. ASUS has also offered direct download links to assist you in manually installing the update if you wish to skip the queue.

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Official Changelog for ASUS Android 12 Update

The official update changelog is as follows:

  • Please back up your data before upgrading to Android 12. If you want to downgrade the software version to Android 11 using the official software package, it will erase all data from your device.
  • Upgraded system to Android 12
  • Introduced new ROG UI design
  • Revamped Mobile Manager, Contacts, Phone, File Manager, Calculator, Clock, Gallery, Weather, Sound recorder, Settings, Data Transfer, Local backup, Setup wizard, and System update apps
  • Merge Wi-Fi and mobile network settings to Internet settings
  • Added extra dim setting, the Drones of Detection theme pack, and AirTriggers’ dual control feature
  • Adjusted Quick Settings panel, notification tray, and volume panel to Android 12 design
  • Adjusted the Classic style of the power menu to match the Android 12 design. Separated device control and Wallet to independent pages.
  • Added the Shortcut option in the Security & lock screen settings menu
  • Added privacy dashboard, camera and microphone indicators, show clipboard access, approximate location access, and microphone access features
  • Replaced ASUS Safeguard with Android 12 Emergency SOS
  • One-handed mode integrates Android 12 design and supports more options.
  • Removed search option in OptiFlex setting
  • Introduced a new widget page design in Launcher. Adjusted the position of the screenshot option and removed the hot seat app icons on the Overview page.
  • Added the Swipe to invoke the assistant option to Gesture settings
  • Removed the Quick Settings layout option from Display settings
  • Added splash screen animations when launching apps
  • ASUS Phone removed SIP calling support as Android 12 does not natively support SIP calling
  • Added the “Draw overlay permission request” dialog when launching Game Genie for the first time
  • Removed the function of swiping up from any position of Launcher, holding, and releasing to enter the Overview page when using gesture navigation
  • Added the function of going back to the main screen in Launcher by swiping up from the bottom when using gesture navigation
  • Added the “Convert videos to AVC” option on the USB preferences page
  • Some third-party apps are not compatible with Android 12 yet
  • Modified the color of the icons in the 1st-layer Settings to Android 12 black and white design

Also Read: Xiaomi 12 Series Released Globally With 120W Fast Charging.


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