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[ROOT] Asus Zenfone 3 Android 7.0 Nougat Root Method Explained

Today I am Going to share one more Awesome post About our Brand New Zenfone 3..
As Zenfone 3 Received the Latest Android N, Some Users want to Root there Zenfone 3 so they can Root there device and Enjoy the complete power of the device..
This Tutorial Will be going Little bit Long  so keep calm..

[DOWNLOAD] All in one Zip (Unlock App + Driver + ADB+Fastboot + TWRP +

We have to Complete 2 Major Things to Root this device.. If you have already done any of this then skip that step..

1. First we have to Unlock Boot Loader

2. Then We have to Install TWRP and Root.

I am gonna make this Into 2 Parts.. If you already have Unlocked Boot Loader then skip the part 1
Lets get start..

PART 1 ( Unlock BootLoader) 

  1. Download The ZIP file I mentioned above and extract it On desktop
  2. Boot Your Zenfone 3 Into Boot Loader ( Turn off the phone then Press and Hold the volume UP and Power Buttons for 3 seconds ). You will be now enter to fastboot mode.
  3. Now Go Open the folder yo have downloaded in step 1 and extracted on desktop, You will see a file "0.Unlock_{Device name}.bat"

    NOTE : If you have the Model ZE520KL then open the " 0.Unlock_ZE520KL.bat "
                 If you have the Model ZE552KL then open the " 0.Unlock_ZE552KL.bat  "  
If the Bat file wont work then you can try to execute the following command

1. for ZE520KL Execute the following command
            * fastboot flash all unlock_ze520kl.raw

2. for ZE552KL Execute the following command
            * fastboot flash all unlock_ze552kl.raw 

Then type the following commands
              * fastboot reboot-bootloader
After the phone gets rebooted automatically to bootloader, Type the following command
               * fastboot oem unlock-go

Then your device will be successfully bootloader unlocked and in this method you will be able to receive OTA updates from Asus, So there is no problem

Now we can move to second Major Step

PART 2 ( Install TWRP recovery and Root) 

In this part we will Install TWRP and Root the device.. Only proccide to this step if you have successfully completed the Part 1.

  1. Now download The TWRP image and "dot.supersu" file from the Link Below!kl8lmKRL!ZbLvz1b4YgLMr_n09vRrT
  2. Download The TWRP images as per your device..
    IE : if you have ZE552KL- Z012D then download ( twrp- + dot.supersu )

    if you have ZE520KL- Z017D then download ( twrp- + dot.supersu )
Now We are all set, We just need to root the device...
Follow the steps below to root the device..

  1. Boot you Zenfone 3 Into bootloader mode ( Turn off the phone and then press and hold volume up button + power button for 3 seconds )
  2. then you will be able to see the Bootloader mode
  3. Install ADB drivers and Tools from the Link below

  4. Now connect your Zenfone 3 into your Pc / Laptop and use the following command to flash TWRP image

    Command is : fastboot flash recovery twrp-3.0.2-xxx.img
  5. Hold the volume down button, and use the following command to boot into recovery mode ( if menu appears, Please select Recovery mode )

    command : fastboot reboot
  6. Now you phone will boot into TWRP recovery mode
  7. After booting to TWRP recovery mode, select " keep system read only " in TWRP Recovery menu
  8. Use the Following command to push .supersu file into /data
    command : ADB push dot.supersu /data/.supersu
  9. Select " ADB Sideload " in TWRP menu, Then use the following command to push the root files.
    command : adb sideload

    Download the SuperSu file from the Link Below:
  10. Reboot and enjoye your Rooted Device..
I Know this Tutorial is a bit Long and Complected.. I might have Post a Video while doing this but i dint have zenfone 3, Sorry for this..

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if you Have any difficulties then please leave a comment and i will try to resolve the issues... 

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13 comments: Leave Your Comments

  1. Is this guide for zenfones that allready have android 7 installed or is it for android 6

    1. Android 7. Guide Easy

  2. Its not working is this for android 6 or 7

  3. i unlocked the bootloader with the app but now the pc does not detect my device this is stated in on all methodes or no device detected

  4. i think this is for android 6 not for 7.

  5. Thanks, but your tutorial is very complicated and has many errors. I created an easier one, I hope you like it.

    1. Dear Pedro, I'm RaydeRieux, I'm really interrested by your vidéo but I'm not able to understand Portugues (I think is portugues language?) Do you have an english version?
      I'm owner of ZE552kL Z3 model under android 7.0 and I would like to unlock the bootloader but not with the official apk from Asus. And I tried the tuto here on this site but it doesn't work and I think because android 7.0. Thanks to help me

    2. See my youtube channel

  6. Well i send MySQL iPhone back Top amazon ans States hat Theo send mehr hohe wenig Android Version bis i habe an Android 6 zenfon 3 ans bis in alle go root

  7. Lol i just got my asus zenfon 3 with andrid 6 after sending it back to amazon and stating that the android version installed was wrong

  8. Lol they know you screwed it up

  9. I have some issus when unlocking bootloader. I have a permission denied error when writing config. Do you know what is happening? Thanks for your tuto!