Root Asus Zenfone 5 On Android KitKat


Here we will elaborate the steps to root Asus Zenfone 4 on Android 4.4.2 KitKat with the help of RootZenFone5KitKatv4 tool and this tool is currently only supporting Windows based computer so far I know.

If you are interested you can root your Android now using the tutorials written on the post you are now perusing.



Perform the instructions here and all the risks are yours.

Files you need.

  • Download Intel Driver or you can directly visit Asus website to find your model USB driver and then install the driver on your computer.
  • Download Zenfone 5 RootZenFone5KitKatv4 tool and then extract the zip file (File size is 67.0MB).

Grab all the files above and don’t leave any files.

Instructions to root Asus Zenfone 5 on Android 4.4.2 KitKat

  1. Now connect your Asus Zenfone 5 (Remember before connecting your Zenfone 5 USB debugging mode should already be enabled) to computer using a USB cable.
    Connect Smartphone To Computer PC
  2. In your computer, go to the RootZenFone5KitKatv4 folder that your previously extracted.
    RootZenFone5KitKatV4 Folder Root
  3. Inside the folder click on the Root-Zenfone.bat.
    Root Bat Asus Zenfone 5
  4. The act will open a cmd box.
    Open Root Bat CMD Box
  5. Now press any tuts (key) on your keyboard for the rooting to begin.
  6. During the rooting period you will see your device repetitively rebooting for about 6 times.
  7. If you are asked to press any key, then do it.
    Root Process Asus Zenfone 5
  8. Finally you will see this message indicating the rooting was successful.
    Success Root Asus Zenfone 5
  9. You can now check your app folder / drawer to see whether the SuperSU icon is there.
    SuperSU Icon Asus Zenfone 5
  10. To save your root access when performing OTA updates. You need to open SuperSu -> Settings -> Enable Pro option. Then open SuperSu again then to Settings -> check on Survival mode.
    SuperSU Zenfone 5

Enjoy the root access that’s now available on your beloved Asus Zenfone 5 smartphone.


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