CM12.1 by @TecnoTailsPlays for Zenfone 5 (Download + Instructions) [Very Stable]


So after months of no development on the CyanogenMod for Zenfone 5 a new build of CM12.1 is finally out! 
Credits goes to @TecnoTailsPlays

The changelogs included by the developer include :
Now the rom will install via TWRP
-Improved battery
-Improved performance
-improved responsiveness of touch and other sensors
-audio is now really more loud
-some apps got updated to cyanogen os apps (like true caller, new audio fx)
-the home launcher can be on horizontal now (all launchers have experimental support)
-improved 2D/3D performance
-Improved camera/video quality
-improved panorama quality  

The installation is pretty simple. You unlock the bootloader, flash twrp recovery and flash the ROM zip file via TWRP recovery. 

Downloads : 
1. CM12.1 ROM
2. TWRP Recovery
3. Bootloader Unlock
4. ADB 1.0.32


Instructions for flashing TWRP recovery :
Go to bootloader > Power off phone and then Press and hold Vol UP+Power till you feel a vibration and see the ASUS Logo. 
Connect to PC, copy the new-twrp.img file downloaded above to ADB folder (downloaded above)
Press Shift+Ctrl+RClick on a white space in ADB folder and click OPEN CMD WINDOW HERE
Enter the command to flash : fastboot flash recovery new-twrp.img


Instructions to flash zip via twrp :
Copy the ROM file to internal storage.
Open TWRP recovery via bootloader
Select Wipe > Select Dalvik Cache, Cache and Data > Swipe to Wipe
Go back to home screen of TWRP > Install > Scroll down and select ROM zip > Swipe to flash
Go back to home screen of TWRP > Wipe > Swipe to Factory Reset 
Reboot System

Remember first boot might take a long time, please be patient.

Enjoy your new CM12.1 rom running on Android 5.1.1 on your Zenfone 5!

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