Friday, October 23, 2015

How to Root ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser ZE500KL/Z00ED



Couple months ago ASUS introduced their new Zenfone 2 generation including Zenfone 2 laser family. Powered with Qualcomm chipset, the root method is different with the intel chipset. Today ASUS Zenfone Blog will teach you how to root ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser (ZE500KL/Z00ED) version or 5" inch version. Thanks to Miau9202 (XDA member). DWYOR. Tested on Asus Zenfone 2 Laser ZE500KL firmware version WW_12.8.5.118. For Zenfone 2 Laser ZE550KL Root tutorial here.

How to Root ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser :

Method 1:
  1. Download and Install ADB Fastboot tool (Download)
  2. Run it (Require administrator privileges)
    Press Y/Yes to install ADB and Fastboot or N/No to skip
    Press Y/Yes to install ADB system-wide or N/No for current user only
    Press Y/Yes to install Drivers or N/No to skip
    Continue Driver installation
    finished!
  3. Enable USB Debugging via Settings>Developer Options (if no developer options go Settings>About>Build number tap 7x then developer options will show up in settings)
  4. Download mod_boot.img (Download|Mirror Download)
  5. Enter fastboot Mode (Power+Volume up)
  6. Connect Zenfone 2 Laser with PC/Laptop
  7. at mod_boot.img folder open CMD (Shift+Right Click>Open Command Here)
  8. Type this command at CMD:
  9. fastboot boot mod_boot.img
  10. Now your phone should automatically reboot with root installed and working!

Method 2 (Beta):

Automated" way: If your device already has USB Debug activated and you have the proper ADB driver installed, you can just use THIS SCRIPT. Just connect your switched on phone and it will do all the steps! 

Zenfone 2 Laser ZE500KL Root

Thanks and Credit to:
XDA Thread

Miau9202




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