Zenfone 5z

Almost fully working port for powerful Snapdragon™ 845 device (pleasse ignore notch).


  • SailfishOS
  • Flagship snapdragon 845
  • 6/8GB of ram
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 3.5mm jack

Not working features

  • RIL
  • Radio FM
  • Camera
  • Stereo speaker


Warning: Flashing this may void your device’s warranty, lead to data loss, hair loss, financial loss, privacy loss, security breaches, or other damage, and therefore must be done entirely at your own risk. No one affiliated with this project is responsible for your actions but yourself.

SailfishOS installation instructions for ASUS Zenfone 5z


CyanogenMod base for

SailfishOS rootfs for


  1. Unlock Bootloader
  2. you need to have lineage 16.0 (not newer, not custom rom) installed in slot a (yes this is requirement) and to make it harder my lineage's security patch is 2019-07-05 so kinda old and i'm not sure if it will work on latest 16.0 (please let me know)


  1. Move all ZIP files to internal memory or SD card
  2. Wipe everything (you need to format data, not wipe, format. data NEEDS to be unencrypted)
  3. Install lineage 16.0 onto slot a (you can try booting it but remember to format data afterwards)
  4. Flash twrp onto slot a (not b)
  5. Install rootfs (it will flash kernel onto the same slot so you don't have to worry about switching slots)
  6. Reboot phone
  7. Congratulations! You have now SailfishOS installed!

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