How to root Asus Zenfone Max and install TWRP recovery ZC550KL

Hi, This is a tutorial to root Asus Zenfone Max and install TWRP recovery ZC550KL Marshmallow. In this guide you will find all steps with image, therefore it is safe and easy method of root Asus Zenfone Max and install TWRP recovery ZC550KL Marshmallow.

Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL has Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset along with 2 GB RAM and 16/32 GB ROM. This phone has 5.5 inches IPS screen size with 720 x 1280 pixels. This phone has 13 mega pixels rear camera with LED flash and 5 mega pixels front camera in Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL.

Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL is great phone and you can root Asus Zenfone Max and install TWRP recovery, because root allows for you to use a maximum of your phone without any restrictions. After root you will install custom Rom, apps, and setting in your phone. But before root you must read Root Advantage and Disadvantage by this post. Then after follow these steps to root your phone.

Preparation of Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL:

1. First you should take a backup of your phone.
2. Your phone battery should be charge minimum 80%.
3. Make sure proper power backup of your PC.

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Download tool for root Asus Zenfone Max and install TWRP recovery

FILE NAMEDOWNLOAD LINK
Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL USB DriverDownload
Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL TWRP RecoveryDownload
Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL SuperSU ZipDownload
Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Fast-boot toolDownload

Easily root Asus Zenfone Max and install TWRP recovery:

Step 1: Download and install Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL ADB driver on your PC and enable Developer option and USB debugging mode on your Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL by this guide . Download and copy SuperSU Zip file in the phone SD card. Now download and extract TWRP Recovery and Fast-boot tool and move TWRP Recovery (recovery.img) file in the Fast-boot tool folder. Then press and hold shift key in the keyboard and right click in the extracted Fast boot tool folder and select “Open command window here”. See in this image.

Run fastboot command window for Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL

Step 2: Now connect Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL with PC via USB cable and type adb reboot bootloader to boot your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode. if this CMD command is not work for reboot bootloader or fastboot mode, then switch off your Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL and press volume down and power button. You will get a vibration and your device will boot in recovery mode, then you select Reboot to Bootloader.

Manually reboot bootloader or fastboot mode

Note: Now your Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL in the bootloader or fastboot mode, So you type fastboot devices in the command window then press enter key. This command show connected device in the command window and you can see your Smartphone serial number.  If command window is not show your device serial number. Then install USB driver correctly or change your USB port of the PC.

Flash TWRP recovery on Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL by Fastboot

Step 3: If your Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL connected, then type fastboot flash recovery recovery.img command in the command window and press enter key to flash TWRP recovery on Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL.

Step 4: Now type fastboot boot recovery.img to boot in recovery mode. Then tap on install tab or button and select “SuperSU.zip”file from your save location on your phone SD card and install this file.

Root process

Now reboot your phone. If you want to check your Mobile rooted or not try this app Root checker.

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How to unroot Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Marshmallow:

It is must for you to know, how to unroot Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Marshmallow Smartphone. When you feel that you don’t want rooted phone, then you can easily unroot your phone by un-install root app. Here is simple steps to unroot your device. You can also see unroot process in this image.

Step: First of all open Su App from your app menu and tap on Setting. Now scroll and find “Full Unroot” option and tap on it. that’s all.

Unroot Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL Marshmallow

I hope you like this root Asus Zenfone Max and install TWRP recovery guide from which you will be able to easily root Asus Zenfone Max and install TWRP recovery without any extra efforts. If feel any problem in this guide then please use comment box. Thanks to all.

Note: I am not responsible if you make Mistakes and Bricked Devices.

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