May 3, 2024
BIOS Update on ASUS ROG Ally

How to Update Your BIOS on ROG Ally - A Step-by-Step Guide

ROG Ally Pro shows you how to update your BIOS for the ASUS ROG Ally, but this also works for all ROG / ASUS Laptops

Brady Greenbush
Brady Greenbush

How to Update Your BIOS on ROG Ally

ROG Ally Pro will show you how to update your BIOS on your ASUS ROG Ally.

If you want to watch this video we created also walking you through step by step check it out below.

How to Update Your BIOS on ROG Ally - A Step-by-Step Guide

1 - Open the MyAsus app

Once you open the app you want to go to the left column that says System Update and go to the "Latest: tab.

From there you will see that the latest BIOS version is there and you want to download it to somewhere on your ROG Ally.

2 - Open the Update Driver Application

You'll select your language and press "Ok" and accept the agreement and install.

You can either restart your computer now or restart it later.

If you choose now it will now restart into the BIOS screen.

3 - Now You're in the BIOS Screen

A popup about EZ Flash will show up, and you just want to plug your ROG Ally into the charger, and then you will be prompted with a screen saying not to remove it from the adapter.

Now your BIOS will update and for me this took around 10 minutes.

4 - You Have Now Updated Your BIOS

Your ROG Ally wil restart one more time and then you will go to the normal screen saver and you just login.

Now your ROG Ally is updated.


It isn't too hard to update your BIOS but if you have never done it before this is a quick step-by-step guide on how to do it successfully.

Stay tuned for more tech tips.

Also check out some other articles we posted here about Fortnite on ROG Ally, Z1 Extreme vs Z1 ROG Ally, G-Helper vs Armoury Crate, and many more.

What does a BIOS update do?

BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) updates enhance the firmware interface of your computer. These updates can improve hardware compatibility, add new features, and fix bugs, ensuring that your computer's hardware and software work more efficiently together.

How do I know if my BIOS needs updates?

To determine if your BIOS needs an update, visit the support website of your computer or motherboard manufacturer. They typically list the latest BIOS version available for each model. Compare this version with the one installed on your computer, which can be found in your system information or BIOS menu.

What is BIOS in the computer?

The BIOS is a crucial software that initializes and tests your computer's hardware components when you turn it on. It sets up the communication between the operating system and the hardware.

What happens if you don't update your BIOS?

If you don't update your BIOS, you might miss out on performance improvements, bug fixes, and enhanced hardware compatibility. In some cases, your computer may become less stable or fail to support new hardware components.

What are the risks of updating BIOS?

Updating BIOS carries risks like power failures or incorrect installation, which can render the motherboard inoperable. It's recommended to update only if necessary and to follow the manufacturer's instructions carefully.

Will updating my BIOS mess up my computer?

While a BIOS update can potentially cause problems if done incorrectly, it is generally safe if you follow the manufacturer's guidelines. Ensure uninterrupted power and do not turn off your computer during the update.

What happens when BIOS is outdated?

An outdated BIOS may lead to hardware incompatibilities, reduced performance, and security vulnerabilities. However, if your computer is functioning well and doesn't require new hardware support, an update might not be necessary.


How do I boot from USB on Rog Ally?

Hold volume down while powering on ROG Ally to enter BIOS, then navigate to Boot Menu and select the USB drive with the installation image to begin.

How to update BIOS of Asus ROG Ally?
How do I get into BIOS mode on ASUS Rog?

When the device is completely shut down, persistently hold the power button, then keep pressing or hold the volume button down (-) until the BIOS configuration displays.

How do I get into the BIOS on ROG Ally?

Press the power button, then keep pressing or hold the volume button down (-) until the BIOS configuration displays.

You can also reboot to the BIOS from Windows by going to Settings > Recovery > Advanced Startup > Restart Now and then choosing Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > UEFI FIrmware Settings from the menu.

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