The ZenFone is a series of Android smartphones by ASUS. It was announced on 2014 for the First Generation ZenFones. In addition the Android operating system, ZenFone also features the Zen UI a user interface from Asus. the ZenFone Max runs ZenUI 2.0 based on Android 5.0 Lollipop and features a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display. It is coupled with 2GB of RAM and quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1GHz . Now Take a look on our guide of rooting which make our device more cool then before.!!
⇒ Prerequisite for rooting Zenfone MAX ZC550KL:
- Additionally, you must have a windows PC.
- Install USB drivers for your Asus Zenfone MAX.
- Goto Settings -> About and tap multiple times continuously on “Build number” to active “Developer options” and then goto Settings -> Developer options and enable “Usb debugging” option.
- Minimal ADB Fastboot Tool
- ADB USB Drivers
- Asus Android USB Driver
- Universal USB Drivers
- TWRP.img (TWRP Recovery)
- Bootloader Unlocker.apk
- Super SU.Zip
⇒ How to Root Asus Zenfone Max (ZC550KL)
Before Root we have to unlock bootloader and install TWRP recovery in Our Device. So Let’s Start With Unlocking Bootloader.
Note: your device’s warranty may be void after following below mentioned instructions. If any thing goes wrong and you end up with a bricked or semi-bricked device then neither TechieHall or any of these app developers will be responsible. So, try these instructions at your own risk.
⇒ How to unlock Bootloader
Step 1: Download all the above tools & transfer all the Apk files in your device.
Step 2: Now Install Bootloaderunlocke.apk and open it. Accept Terms & Conditions And Press Next. Now Scroll down to End of Page And Swipe to Unlock Bootloader. Your Device May Restart Automatically after Swipe.
Step 3: You Can Check Your Device is Unlocked Or Not by Boot into Fastboot Mode and Enter Below Command In ADB Fastboot tool.
fastboot oem device-info
⇒ How to Install TWRP Recovery
Step 1: Move TWRP.img into extracted ‘ADB Fastboot Tool.rar’ folder.
Step 2: Now in ADB Fastboot folder open command windows by Pressing Shift+Right click –> open command windows here. See In Below Image For Easy Understanding.!
Step 3: Now Enter the Following command in Command Window. (click Ok if Prompt on Your Device)
It will return your device code which confirms you have installed all the files properly.
Note: Step 3 is not Mandatory. So You Can Skip it.!!
Step 4: Now to reboot your device into Fastboot mode which allows flashing files, enter the below command in command prompt. or else you can Manually Reboot To Fastboot Mode By Switch off Your Phone And Press Volume Up + Power Key Together.
adb reboot bootloader
Step 5: Now to flash the TWRP recovery, just enter the below command.
fastboot flash recovery twrp.img
Once the flashing process gets completed, you can Boot into TWRP by Combination of Below Keys.
Press & hold volume down + Powerkey for 5 seconds
⇒ Rooting (installing SuperSU.zip)
First Install TWRP Recovery Using Above Steps 1 to 5.
Step 1: Place The Downloaded SuperSu Pro.zip File into Your Device SD Card or Internal Storage.
Step 2: Boot Into Recovery And Select Install. Now Locate SuperSu Pro.Zip File in Your Device And Flash it.
Step 3: Most Important Part Of Rooting is Patience wait For Minimum 5 Minutes to Boot Your Device. Hurry.. You Done it Well. Check Your Device Root Status By Any Root Checking App. Please Select Allow if any Prompt display on screen while checking Root Status.!!