Lineage OS for Zenfone 5 (T00F) cuurently built based on Androis Nougat (v7.1.1). Lineage OS also available for Zenfone Max, you find it here
Please do carefully these following tasks before you proceed with flashing custom ROM:
Task 1: Install USB drivers for your device on your PC.
Task 2: Be sure to backup your data including Contacts, SMS / MMS, APN & MMS Settings as well as photos and videos stored on your device’s internal or external storage.
Task 3: Make sure that your device is well charged. Ideally, the battery level should be around 60-80%. The more the better.
Task 4: USB Debugging should be enabled on your device.
Important: Most of the custom ROM will not have Google Apps in them. So, you will have to download and install GApps manually.
Done with preliminary precautionary steps? So, here’s the guide to have Lineage OS within your Asus Zenfone 5:
FYI, TWRP recovery let’s you do a number of cool stuff but the whole point of having a custom recovery is to be able to flash unsigned .zip files. These .zip files could be anything from a custom kernel, boot, recovery, MODs or full custom ROMs.
Let’s see how to flash a Lineage OS ROM on Zenfone 5 T00F using TWRP recovery.
How to Install a Lineage os ROM using TWRP Recovery
Download and transfer the Lineage os ROM and Gapps for lineage os you wish (off-course must match with your phone) to flash to your device’s storage.
Boot your device into TWRP recovery.
Select “Wipe” from TWRP main menu and do a “Swipe to Factory Reset” on the bottom of screen.
└ Note: This will factory reset your device. If your custom ROM doesn’t require a factory reset, then simply skip this step. Not recommended tough it can be causing problem in the future.
Go back to TWRP main menu, tap on “Install” and select the Lineage os ROM .zip file and gapps for lineage os wich you've transferred to your device at First step.
After selecting the .zip file, swipe button on “Swipe to Confirm Flash” at the bottom of screen to begin with custom ROM installation process. This may take some time, please don't cancel in the middle of proccess.
Once your ROM is successfully flashed, you’ll see “Wipe cache/dalvik” option, select it and then do “Swipe to wipe” at the bottom of screen.
After cache & dalvik wipe proccess done, tao the “Back” button on-screen and then select “Reboot System” button to boot Lineage OS for the first time.
REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR Zenfone 5 LINEAGE OS 14.1 NOUGAT CUSTOM ROM:
1. Download gapps for Lineage OS 7.1.1
2. Download of Lineage 14.1 for Zenfone 5[T00F]
3. How to Root Lineage OS rom Easily