Simple Guide to Unlock Asus Zenfone 2 Bootloader

Here is the good news for all Asus Zenfone 2 android smartphone users. Now you can easily unlock the bootloader of your phone without informing the ASUS. Yes its possible now, all credit goes to the XDA member shakalaca, who recently unlocked the bootloader of the phone. The process is not so difficult and takes a few minutes to complete. Once the bootloader is unlocked you can make a change on your systems like install custom ROMs, mods, and other tweaks too. The process is straightforward and you only need ADB drivers installed and root access. To root the Asus Zenfone 2 click here.

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WARNING!

Your warranty is void if you follow the given instruction in this guide. We the Howtorootmobile.com team or the developers are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards. Read all the instruction very carefully and Perform everything at your own risk.

CHECK PHONE MODEL

This guide is only for the Asus Zenfone 2 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.

BACKUP ANDROID APPS, SMS, CONTACTS, CALL LOGS, & BOOKMARKS
BACKUP ANDROID DEVICE WITH THESE FREE APPS
BACKUP AND RESTORE WHATSAPP MESSAGES

2. INSTALL ASUS DRIVERS

First you need to Setup ADB and Fastboot Drivers on windows PC. This will help you to send basic Linux commands, and a variety Android-specific commands from PC to connected Android devices.

SETUP ADB & FASTBOOT DRIVERS ON PC

Now you need to install the USB drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide. Without these USB drivers you can’t connect your device to the PC, first download and install these drivers on your system.

DOWNLOAD ANDROID USB DRIVERS

3. 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.

HOW TO ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE ON ANDROID DEVICES

Enable-USB-Debugging

4. CHARGE YOUR 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.

HOW TO UNLOCK BOOTLOADER ZENFONE 2

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Step 1. Install ADB drivers for your Asus Zenfone 2 from above mention links.

Step 2. Once the drivers are installed, Open ADB Shell and enter “su” to verify root access on your phone.

Step 3. Now run the following command one by one:-

getprop ro.isn > /factory/asuskey

Now enter:

reboot bootloader

That’s it. Now the bootloader of your phone is unlocked.

Via XDA

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