Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Custom Rom AospExtended V4.6 (Z010D)


Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Custom Rom AospExtended V4.6 (Z010D) (Nougat 7.1.2) (Unofficial), AOSP Extended is an AOSP based rom which provides stock UI/UX with various customisations features along with the Substratum theme engine. AospExtended for Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL-Z010D) is a pretty smooth and stable custom rom. This de-odexed rom is good for gaming as well as daily basis or heavy multitasking performance. This ROM is loaded with some cool features. For additional features information and installation requirements and method, Checkout the full post bellow.


Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Custom Rom AospExtended V4.6 (Z010D)

AospExtended (AEX) Custom Rom featured
AospExtended Rom


ROM Description

ROM Name: AospExtended Rom

ROM Version: V 4.6

ROM OS: Android Nougat

OS Version: 7.1.2

Devices: Asus Zenfone MAX (ZC550KL)

Device Variant: Z010D

ROM Base: AOSP, AospExtended

ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x

ROM Status: Stable and Unofficial.

Rom Type – DeOdexed

ROM Size: 542.02 MB

Stock Firmware Required: Marshmallow with Unlocked Bootloader/Modem

ROM  Language: English/ Multi language supported

Rom Release date: 11 December, 2017

ROM Contributor: SakilMondal, Anand N v, audahadi, ShadowReaper1

ROM Developer:  SakilMondal (XDA Senior Member)

ROM Source Credit: XDA Forum


ROM Features

  • Nougat 7.1.2 Rom
  • Smooth and stable rom
  • Latest security patched
  • De-Odexed
  • AospExtended 4.6 September Update! Final Nougat release
  • Advanced Quick Setting Easy Toggles
  • Allow user to add or remove QS tiles with one click
  • Advanced Reboot
  • Add support for more boost frameworks from Paranoid Android
  • Accidental Touch
  • Advance Ambient Display
  • AEXPapers
  • Add Gestures Back to Settings App
  • AppOps
  • Additional Battery Saver steps
  • Auto Brightness Icon Toggle
  • Battery Customisation
  • Better RAM management
  • Better Multi-Tasking
  • Back Button tweaks
  • Button Backlight Customizations Breathing Notifications
  • Bluetooth QS Tile Easy Toggle
  • Battery Styles and Percentage
  • Camera Shutter Sound
  • Clear all Button
  • Clock Customisation
  • Clickable Clock and Date in Status-bar Header
  • Customize QS Rows/Columns -Customize small QS Tiles
  • Camera Sound Toggle
  • Custom Carrier label -Dynamic Navbar
  • Disable Force Close
  • Disable FC
  • DU’s HW Button Rebinding
  • Double Tap on Lock-screen to Sleep
  • Disable QS on Lockscreen
  • DUI: Support for left landscape navbar
  • DUI: Migrate from broadcasts to API for some action handling
  • Dashboard Suggestions/Summaries (Enable/Disable)
  • D2S On Navbar Dashboard Column Configurations Detailed Location QS Tile!
  • DT2s On Status-bar
  • DUI(Fling/Pulse/Smartbar)
  • Expanded Desktop
  • FM Radio
  • Flip Button Animation
  • Fixed adaptable storage
  • Force Expand Notifications (Enable/Disable)
  • Flashlight Notifications
  • Fix memory leaks
  • Grid Recents UI
  • Immersive Recents
  • Increasing Volume in Ringtone
  • Improve fingerprint scanner performance
  • Invert Ambient Display’s Color
  • Immersive Mode messages (Enable/Disable)
  • Immersive Recents
  • Long press Caffeine Tile Action
  • Long Press Gear Icon in Status-bar Header Launches Extensions
  • Lock-screen Shortcut
  • Lockscreen Clock’s Font Customizations
  • Long press Power Button on Lockscreen for Torch
  • Low Battery Notification Toggle
  • Long Press Back button to Kill App
  • Heads up Customizations
  • Hide Clock/Date/Alarm Text from Lockscreen
  • Home Button tweaks
  • Menu Button tweaks
  • Merge September security patch
  • Merge latest AOSP Tag
  • Merge latest CAF Tag in respective repos
  • MicroG
  • MediaScanner Behaviour On Boot Notification Count
  • New AospExtended bootanimation
  • Navbar QS Tile
  • Night Mode QS Tile
  • Notification Intervals
  • One Tap Data & Wifi Tile
  • Omni’s QSHeaders Background
  • One Handed UI
  • On screen navigation Bar tweaks
  • Pocket Detection
  • Phonograph Pixel’s UI (Navbar/Accent/Pixel launcher) Paranoid Android
  • PIE Controls
  • Power Menu Customizations
  • Performance enhancements and bug fixes
  • Pocket Lock & Pocket Judge (Accidental Touch)
  • Partial Screenshot Type
  • Power Button tweaks
  • Quick Pulldown
  • QS Tiles Customisation
  • QS Haptic Feedback
  • Quick Unlock for PIN/Password
  • QS Quick Pulldown QS Brightness Slider (Enable/Disable) QS Tiles Animations
  • Recents Free Ram bar
  • Recents Clear All FAB button and Re-positioning
  • ScreenShot Tweaks
  • Show 4G instead LTE switch
  • StatusBar Brightness Control
  • Screenshot Delay
  • Status bar Clock Seconds
  • Show Memory Bar
  • Statusbar Traffic Indicators
  • Statusbar Clock/Date Customizations
  • Substratum Theme Engine
  • Toast Icon
  • Toggle Lockscreen Media Art
  • Toggle Lockscreen Music Visualizer
  • Ticker
  • Toggle Dynamic Notification Card’s Color
  • Unlink Notification Volume
  • Update all translations
  • Update AEX Papers
  • Update all pre-built packages
  • Volume Buttons tweaks
  • Volume Rocker Tweaks (Wake/Music seek/Keyboard cursor control/Swap in landscape mode)
  • Volume Key Cursor Control
  • VIA Browser
  • Wakelock Blocker
  • Wake on Plug
  • Weather on Lockscreen
  • and so much more.


Known Bug

  • Information not available



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To flash Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Custom Rom AospExtended V4.6, You must need a Bootloader unlocked and Custom recovery installed in your phone.


ROM Download

To use unofficial build of Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Custom Rom AospExtended V4.6 (Z010D) (Nougat 7.1.2), First you need to download the rom files from download link bellow —


How To Install AospExtended ROM V4.6 In Asus Zenfone MAX (ZC550KL-Z010D)

  1. At first Download the ROM and copy the Rom file  and also GAAP files copy this in Phone’s Internal Storage/SD-card.
  2. It’s wise to backup your Current ROM, no matter how confident or experienced you are. So anything happen unpleasant you can retrieve back your old ROM
  3. If you don’t know how to backup ROM using Custom Recovery then
  4. Then Go to phone’s custom recovery mode by pressing Power button + Volume up button for 10 second and release the button after the Asus logo appear. It will take you to the first boot mode, than navigate your phone to the Recovery mode by pressing volume down.
  5. After successfully entering the Custom Recovery Option TWRP first & foremost take a backup up of your current ROM. Select “Backup” 》Select storage 》 backup process may take 5/7 minutes. Here is guide to backup your current rom.
  6. Than Wipe DataWipe Cache PartitionWipe Dalvic Cache (You shall find it in Advanced option).
    After formatting Cache go to Mount and StorageFormat Data, Format System.
  7. Just Click install select the Rom file from Phone’s internal storage/SDCARD (where you’ve copied the rom) and then flash gaaps. Than Wipe Data》Wipe Cache. Reboot to system.
  8. First boot may take upto 10-15 min. Reboot. Complete the setup procedure.
  9. Voila and enjoy the test of Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Custom Rom AospExtended V4.6 (Z010D) (Nougat 7.1.2).


Source :  XDA Forum


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