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How to Root the Asus Zenfone 5


The Asus Zenfone 5 is a decent midrange phone with a lot of potential. It has powerful hardware yet costs half of what the average iPhone or Samsung Galaxy does. With a 6.2 inch screen, decent dual lens camera, Snapdragon 636 chipset, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, it’s a prime candidate as a low cost smartphone.

It is also a prime candidate for rooting which is what this tutorial is all about.

Rooting your Asus Zenfone 5

You will need a few things to properly root your Asus Zenfone 5. You will need:

The Intel driver for Windows.
Root z5 KitKat v2
A USB cable
Windows PC