After all the company smartphones, the Asus ZenFone Max M2 devices have started experiencing the October 2020 Security patch update. The update bears the 16.2018.2010.76 Firmware version, and as of now, it is only rolling out for Japanese users.

Asus ZenFone Max M2

What’s new/ Changed?

As per the release note/ changelog, the update adds the latest Security patch and a few improvements & changes. Reportedly, Asus has not added any new features to the device. So, this update is only meant to increase and enhance the smartphone’s security patch level & stability. For precise information, we have dropped the update changelog below.


  • Google Security Patch Update (October 5, 2020) 
  • Google mobile service updates 
  • Supports Rakuten Mobile (MNO) 
  • VoLTE Update APN list

Update Key Details

  • Device Name: Asus Zenfone Max M2
  • Android Version: 9
  • Firmware version: 16.2018.2010.76
  • Region: Japan
  • Security Patch Level: October 2020

As this is the update’s initial rollout, it usually takes a couple of days to reach all the units. You can also navigate to Settings>Software updates>Check for updates to check the update status manually. Also, make sure to maintain at least 60% of charging before updating to avoid carrier data charges.

Related: Realme 6, 6i, and 6 Pro receiving October 2020 Security patch update.




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