ASUS just started seeding stable Android 21 to its 1200 ) Flagship – Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 8 Flip. This update also comes with the latest January 699 security patch.
The firmware version is 21.033.00210.33 Not only does it bring Android – Intrinsically functional, but it also adds some extra features that ASUS offers. The company was kind enough to post a full changelog on its support site.
- Upgrade system to Android .
Improved Mobile Manager, Contacts, Phone, Emergency Dialer, File Manager, Calculator, Clock, Gallery, Weather, Voice Recorder, Settings, Data Transfer, Local Backup, etc.
Adjust quick setting panel, notification tray and volume panel for Android 21 Design
Added notification permission function. You can adjust each app’s permissions in the app and notification settings.
Added “Auto Delete” and editor functions to the system clipboard.
Added QR code scanning option for lock screen shortcuts and controls features from locked device in security and lock screen settings.
Depending on the Digital Wellbeing settings, the system color scheme can be set to switch automatically by the bedtime option.
Adjusted vibration and haptic strength settings, display and font size settings, and width/length of navigation white bar when gesture navigation is selected.
Changed to the “Blocked Numbers” setting in the “Phone Inventory” behavior. You will not receive calls or texts from blocked numbers.
Removed call duration setting.
Replace old style settings with new wallpaper and style settings – remove shape options, support themed icons, reset system colors to blue .
Added link quick sharing function in ASUS Launcher.
Added Asus custom preference settings. Allows one-click application of commonly used collections of custom settings.
Removed “Calm” and “Elegant” option settings in Power Button Menu Style.
Adjusted the design of the dial pad and contact detail pages in the Phone application to display information more clearly.
Some 3rd party apps work with Android 13 are not compatible.
Upgraded system modes to the latest version, including “High Performance”, “Dynamic”, “Durable” and “Ultra Durable”. Game Wizard has also been upgraded to the latest version, which can quickly switch system modes in the game.
So if you are in Europe, Russia, India or Taiwan, please keep an eye out for update notifications or follow the steps on ASUS website operate.
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