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