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How to Root Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max ZC521TL

How to Root Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max ZC521TL

How to Root Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max ZC521TL

Have you laid your hands on Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max and wants To Root Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max.

Today I will be telling you How To Root Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max within some few minutes.

All you have to do is give us a little of your time and you can be on the row with others.

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Exception.

Most MTK Phones comes with Bootloader unlocked or locked or no Bootloader at all. Because we may not have had access to every Android phone, we cannot clarify whether the bootloader is locked or Unlocked or doesn’t have at all.

  • Fastboot Mode on MTK
    Fastboot Mode on MTK

    The image above is usually found on an Android phone that can make use of fastboot. If your Android doesn’t have the above option. Don’t worry about Bootloader or Fastboot or anything unlocking your phone. You are good to go.

What you have to do is, first of all, Check if there is Bootloader Option on your phone by Booting your phone to Fastboot by Pressing Volume Up and Power Button Simultaneously.


Or.

OEM Unlock MTK
OEM Unlocking Settings
  • Go to settings.
  • Check if there is any Developers option.
  • If there is none.
  • Go to About phone.
  • Continue tapping on Build number till when you get the Developers Option.
  • Go back and you will see the developers Option on Settings
  • Go to Developers Option before About Phone.
  • Look for OEM Unlocking option.
  • If its there, then you will need to unlock your bootloader.
  • If it is not there, you don’t have anything to worry about.

    The Option below is for an Android phone that comes with Bootloader, If you check your phone with the option above and your phone doesn’t have Bootloader, SKIP THE WHOLE PROCESS BELOW.


How To Root Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max.

For you to be able to Root Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max, there are some certain processes you have to take. All you have to do is to follow our instructions one after the other.

There is a three process in rooting Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max. The three process is

  1. Unlocking Bootloader
  2. Installing Custom Recovery and
  3. Rooting the phone.

This three process is very important and should be followed one after the other.

Another thing important is the requirements.

For you to root Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max, you will need to have all of this.

  1. A PC.
  2. An Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max.
  3. A working USB Cord.
  4. A Little Coding Knowledge.
  5. A SuperSU zip file.
  6. A TWRP, CWM, CTR or Philz Recovery.
  7. An ADB Fastboot script.

Having all this gives you a 100% chance of doing anything you want with your phone even installing a custom rom.

Now, from the processes above, let us take them one after the other.

Download SuperSU

First Process

Unlocking Bootloader.

There are many MTK Android phones that come with locked bootloaders.

Before you can do anything like rooting with the phone, you need to, first of all, unlock the bootloader.

A Windows PC CMD
A Windows PC CMD

To Unlock Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max Bootloader.

  • Backup all your Stuff.
  • Go to settings.
  • Check if there is any Developers option.
  • If there is none.
  • Go to About phone.
  • Consequently, Tap on Build number till you get Developers Option.
  • Go back and you will see developers Option.
  • Go to Developers Option before About Phone.
  • Look for OEM Unlocking option.
  • Click on it to Enable it if it’s not enabled.
  • If enabled, Disable and enable it again.
  • You will get a warning message. Accept it.
  • If your phone is security code, you might be prompt to enter it and continue.
  • You will need to enable USB Debugging too.
  • Power off your phone.
  • Boot to Fastboot by pressing volume up and power Button Simultaneously.
  • To make sure your device is connected, enter this command.
    fastboot devices
  • If your phone is well connected and ready, it will tell you.
  • To Unlock your phone, send this command
    fastboot oem unlock
  • Wait for the progress Bar to finish.
  • Your phone bootloader is now unlocked.


Once there is no Bootloader on the phone, then, you can go ahead and use any Rooting app or software to root your phone. But if there is any, follow the next step which installing Recovery.

Remember to Rename Recovery Name to Recovery.img. Having a long Recovery name can confuse you when porting recovery. Paste the recovery to the User

SECOND PROCESS

How to Install recovery on Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max.

Download TWRP
  1. Copy the Downloaded TWRP to PC.
  2. Open CMD on PC.
  3. send this command
    fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  4. Reboot your phone with this command
    fastboot reboot
  5. You now have TWRP on Your Phone.

You have to move next to the next step which is Rooting your phone. Follow the next step to root your phone. You have to copy the Downloaded SuperSU zip file to the root of your SD Card.

THIRD PROCESS

How To Root Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max.

  1. root Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3s Max
    root Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3s Max

    Boot to Recovery.

  2. Select Install Zip.
  3. Select the SD where SuperSU zip file is.
  4. Flash it.
  5. Your phone is rooted.
  6. Reboot to see SuperUser on your phone.

    The Processes above is the three-stage we told you at the beginning of the post. Once you follow it, you will get everything you want with your Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max.


Your phone can be rooted by any of this rooting app, there are a PC version and APK versions for phones. If there is Bootloader on your phone, this option will not work for you. Use this Option above. You can check it one after the other. We will list it by efficiency. Happy Trying.

KingRoot.

KingoRoot rooting
KingoRoot

KingRoot is the number one rooting application for Android phones. It roots most of the MediaTek phones in the market and counting.

It has rooted many versions of Android, both Gingerbread, jellybean, KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow, and Nougat and has recorded root success in the latest Android version Oreo.

That is why is our first recommended rooting App.

The app was developed by KingRoot Studio.

How to Root Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Max with KingRoot.

  1. Download KingRoot.
  2. Download Purify.
  3. Install KingRoot.
  4. Launch KingRoot.
  5. Click on GET ROOT.
  6. Wait for it to Root your phone.
  7. Done.

I have seen some scenarios where after rooting your phone with KingRoot and it failed but still yet get root access.

What I am trying to say is that, sometimes, you might try rooting your phone with KingRoot and got a “Root Failed” but still yet, your phone will be rooted.

I have experienced it many times without number.

But you won’t notice until you check your phone with root checker.

John Daniel

The Mastermind behind Blog The Tech, Love the future Tech and a big fan of Android Mobile Development. In his early 20s and an undergraduate of Electrical Electronics Engineering.

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