Asus started its smartphone series Zenfone a year ago and now its a hit in Indian smartphone market. Asus launched its Zenfone Zoom early this year, this phone has a 5.5 inch display with a pixel density of 400 pixels per inch runs on Intel atom processor and powers with a non removable 300 mAh li-ion battery. The main feature of this phone is the camera, it has 13 MP camera with a huge resolution and dual laser auto focus and capable of shooting HD videos at 30 frame per second.
You should know that rooting is not a legal process, not recommended by Asus or Google as rooting is a risky process in which you may brick your device if not done properly. So read all parts of this article and apply all the steps carefully and do not skip any step until you what you are doing. Rooting your phone also voids your phone warranty norms so you can’t claim your phone’s warranty till you have it rooted. So root your phone at your own risk and responsibility.
Backup: As I told you before that rooting is a risky process and might brick your device so it should be assured that you had backed up all the important files and data stored on your phone so it won’t get wiped if some thing goes wrong. Also sync your contacts to your Google account, by this way you can’t lose then in any conditions.
All you need for this process is a windows based PC (not mac) with internet connection, a USB cable to connect your phone to PC and you phone. On your phone enable USB debugging by going to settings > About device > tap on Build Number 7 times then again go to settings > developer options > check the USB debugging option. Also make sure that your phone have at least 50% battery left on it.
Steps to root Asus Zenfone Zoom
- First install USB rivers on your PC, it will help your PC to detect your phone.
- Now download and install Root Genius software on your PC.
- Now launch the Root genius from desktop.
- Connect your phone to PC using USB cable (make sure that your phone is on).
- When root Genius detect your phone you will be able to see a “Root it” button at the lower right corner.
- Hit the “Root it” button and root genius will root your phone automatically.
After some time your phone will get rooted and to check the root access just install any root checker app from here.