Asus Zenfone 5 is the latest smartphone in the market and most of the users already bought the phone and using it from last few months. And most of the user want to root their phone to install custom ROM or to add some tweaks. Now the Question is how to root Asus Zenfone 5. Here in this guide I will show you how to root and unroot the phone in some simple steps. All you need to install one application on your phone and you are done. So let us take a look how to proceed.
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CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the Asus Zenfone 5 android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.
PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS
Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.
1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA
Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important steps that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.
2. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE
Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.
3. CHARGE YOU ANDROID
If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
ROOT & UNROOT ASUS ZENFONE 5
Step 1. Download Zenfone Root APK from here to your computer.
Step 2. Now move the apk file on your phone.
Step 3. Now open the file explorer on your phone and install the downloaded apk file.
Step 4. once the app is installed, you will see a new app called “Root Zenfone” on your phone.
Step 5. Open the “Root Zenfone” application on your phone and select “SuperSU by Chainfire” to Root or tap on “UnRoot” for unrooting the device and continue to the next step by tapping the appropriate option at the bottom portion of the screen.
Step 6. Now follow the onscreen instruction on your phone and your phone will be rooted.
Enjoy the rooted Asus Zenfone 5
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