Lineage OS, can be used without any need to have any Google application installed same way with it predesator CyanogenMod. LineageOS does still include various hardware-specific code, which is also slowly being open-sourced anyway. If you have friends wich have Asus Zenfone 2 Laser, you can see also: Lineage OS ROM Zenfone 2 Laser and recommend it to your friend.
Please do the following tasks before you proceed with flashing Lineage OS for Zenfine Max 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.
When you done with preliminary precautionary steps, you're can follow the guide with carefull.
For installing Lineage OS ROM, you nee TWRP recovery. It 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. In these case is Lineage OS for Zenfone Max.
And now, i'll shiw you how to flash a lineage os rom on Zenfone Max using TWRP recovery.
How to Install a Lineage os ROM using TWRP Recovery
First, Download and transfer the Lineage OS ROM and GAPPS for Linage OS as your preffered package, but must compliance with your phone architecture characteristics to flash to your device’s storage.
Now then, 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 (most of it needed to reset), then simply skip this step.
Go back to TWRP main menu when it done, tap on “Install” and select the Lineage OS ROM .zip file also GAPPS for Lineage OS that you've transferred to your device at first step.
After selecting the .zip file, please “Swipe to Confirm Flash” on the bottom of screen to begin the custom ROM installation process. This may take some time.
Once your ROM is successfully flashed, you’ll see “Wipe cache/dalvik” option, select it and then do “Swipe to wipe” on bottom of screen.
Once cache & dalvik wipe completes, hit the “Back” button on-screen and then select “Reboot System” button. It will boot Lineage OS for fist time and it take some time, be patient.
REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR Zenfone Max LINEAGE OS 14.1 NOUGAT CUSTOM ROM:
1. Download gapps for Lineage OS 7.1.1
2. Download of Lineage 14.1 for Zenfone Max
3. How to Root Lineage OS rom Easily