Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Custom Rom DarkNess ReDefined – DND (Z010D)


Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Custom Rom DarkNess reDefined – DND (Z010D) (Nougat 7.1.2), DarkNess reDefined is also known as DND ROM which is based on Lineage OS. DarkNess reDefined for Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL) is also an open-source operating system for mobile devices. Android Nougat 7.1.2 custom rom DarkNess reDefined is a stable and super smooth rom. AOSCP Cypher Rom is pure stock android.


Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Custom Rom DarkNess ReDefined – DND (Z010D)

Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Custom Rom DarkNess ReDefined – DND (Z010D)
Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Custom Rom DarkNess ReDefined – DND (Z010D)


ROM Description

ROM Name: DarkNess reDefined – DND

ROM Version: V1.0

ROM OS: Android Nougat

OS Version: 7.1.2

Devices: Asus Zenfone MAX (ZC550KL)

Device Variant: Z010D

ROM Base: Lineage OS (Primary base), AOSP, AICP, AOKP, SlimRom,  Resurrection Remix, Paranoid Android

ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x

ROM Status: Stable and Unofficial.

Rom Type – DeOdexed

ROM Size: 463.73 MB

Stock Firmware Required: Marshmallow Bootloader/Modem

ROM  Language: English/ Multi language supported

Rom Release date: 14 June, 2017

ROM Tester:   Anand N v (XDA Senior Member)

ROM Contributor: Anand N v, ShadowReaper1, Audahadi

ROM Developer:  blitzfire3 (XDA Senior Member)

ROM Source Credit: XDA Forum


ROM Features

  • Nougat 7.1.2 Rom
  • Smooth and stable rom
  • Latest security patched
  • De-Odexed
  • Animations
  • Brightness Control
  • Bluetooth Device Battery Status
  • Backlight Control
  • Clock and Battery Adjustment
  • Double-Tap to Sleep
  • Disable Immersive Mode Message
  • Enable/Disable Navigation Bar
  • Fling
  • Fingerprint authentication
  • Force Expanded Notification
  • Hide Apps from Recent Panel
  • Hardware Key Configuration
  • Height and width of Nav Bar Control
  • Launch Music Player when Headset Connected
  • Key Custom Actions
  • Media Cover Art
  • Network Traffic
  • Navigation Bar Configuration
  • OMS
  • Power Menu Configuration
  • Pulse
  • Quick Settings
  • Superuser Indicator
  • Screenshot Sound
  • Snapdragon Gallery
  • Status bar Icon
  • Snapdragon Camera
  • Three Finger Screenshot
  • Volume Steps
  • Better RAM Optimization
  • and so much more


Known Bug

  • Information not available



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To flash Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Custom Rom DarkNess reDefined – DND (Z010D) (Nougat 7.1.2), 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 DarkNess reDefined – DND (Z010D) (Nougat 7.1.2), First you need to download the rom files from download link bellow —


How To Install DarkNess ReDefined – DND ROM 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 AOSCP (Z010D) (Nougat 7.1.2).


Source :  XDA Forum


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