How to Root and Install Recovery on Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL

Asus Zenfone Max Root Guide
Asus Zenfone Max Root Guide


If you don’t follow the guide properly, there will be chances of damage and complete failure of mobile device. Follow at your own risk.

  • This guide is only meant for Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL. Do not try this with other Android phone.
  • Enable USB Debugging from Developers Menu
  • Make sure you have all the drivers installed.
  • Maintain at least 60% battery before following the procedure
  • Make sure the connection between PC and mobile phone is good. Don’t use lose cable
  • Follow the guide step-by-step and completely.


Drivers –

Minimal ADB and Fastboot –

Root File for Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL –

TWRP Recovery for Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL –


How to root Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL with PC

  • Download the Root File and copy the zip file to your Internal Storage
  • Power off the Phone
  • Boot in Fastboot Mode Press Volume Up + Power Button simultaneously
  • Connect phone to PC by USB Cable
  • Install Minimal ADB and Fastboot > Run as Administrator
  • Command Window will show up. Now follow these commands

fastboot devices

  • You’ll see your device listed. Now type this

fastboot flash recovery [file location]

  • Power off the phone
  • Boot into Recovery Mode by holding Volume Down + Power
  • Now go to Install > Select Root File > Flash > Reboot

You have successfully rooted your Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL. If you wish to Unroot your Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL in future, follow this guide here LINK


5 thoughts on “How to Root and Install Recovery on Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL”

  1. Hey! how to unlock boot loader. I searched everywhere but there is no tutorial for unlocking boot loader.
    i have asus zenfone max ZC550KL its’ marshmallow.
    pls! tell me how to oem unlock or inlock boot loader!

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