Asus releases new software update for the ROG Phone II

A month ago, Asus released the Android 11 update to the ROG Phone II. In the latest news, the smartphone is receiving another update. But what will the package bring for your device? well, it depends on your current firmware version. Scroll to know more!

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The latest update is rolling out through the firmware version 18.0210.2111.190. As of now, the package is limited to the Asus ROG Phone 2 units with model number ZS660KL in Russia.

Regarding changes, Asus has published two different changelogs. The first one is for those who are jumping from 18.0210.2110.160. For these users, the build carries a variety of fixes and improvements. The second is for those operating 17.0240.2108.103. They are getting an Android 11 operating system with all-new features. Take a look at the changelog below based on your respective versions.


From 18.0210.2110.160

  • Improved the user experience when using Bluetooth Headset
  • Fixed the issue when the device connects to the station, the game “Princess Connect! Re: Dive” shouldn’t be stopped abnormally when tapping in another phone screen.
  • Fixed the FPS drop issue when streaming in Genshin Impact
  • Fixed the issue when starting a VOIP call via Type-C headset
  • Fixed that the right-side thumbstick & L1 key don’t function normally after pressing the function key on Gamepad
  • Improved Touch related issue
  • Fixed WiFi Hot Spot can’t tune on the issue

From 17.0240.2108.103

  • Upgraded system to Android 11
  • Please back up your data before upgrading to Android 11. If you want to downgrade your device’s software version to Android 10 by the official software package, it will erase all data from your device’s internal storage.
  • Introduced new ROG UI design
  • Revamped Armoury Crate, Game Genie, Mobile Manager, Contacts, Phone, File Manager, Calculator, Clock, Gallery, Weather, Sound recorder, Settings, Data Transfer, Local backup, Setup wizard, System update apps
  • Support one-time permissions, improved scoped storage, and auto revoke app permission
  • Support to keep Bluetooth connection when airplane mode is activated
  • Adjusted notification tray to Android 11 design. Support notification conversations
  • A classic style of power button menu supports device control and Google Pay in Android 11
  • Updated Auto switch in System color scheme, advanced options for back gesture settings, and SIM card settings. Replaced with the latest ASUS One-handed mode.
  • Added Notification history and Bubbles settings
  • Integrated PowerMaster features in Mobile Manager into Battery Settings
  • Adjusted the Quick Settings panel design. Support media control function. Added Nearby Share tiles.
  • Added lock task, screenshot, share options after long-pressing the app icon of the task in the recent apps screen.
  • Adjusted Calculator design to the latest Android style.
  • Added “Show blocked calls in call log” option in Call log Settings of ASUS Phone
  • Adjusted the size of status bar icons to keep visual consistency
  • Added setting alarm by date and group alarm features in Clock
  • Support new editing page in Gallery app
  • Updated the default selection logic of data category in Data Transfer
  • Adjusted the pages in the Setup wizard
  • Adjusted options and update mechanism in system update setting

As always, the update may take about one week to complete the automatic push. If you want to avoid the waiting period, you can head over to System Update under the Settings app.

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Shivani Sharma
Shivani Sharma
"Do anything, but let it produce joy" Tech freak, Android enthusiast, and a wanderer.


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