April 8, 2019 at 5:38 PM #78543sibaKeymaster
This is a step-by-step guide on how to unlock bootloader of Zenfone 5Z. The bootloader is required to be unlocked in order to install Camera2 API to install Google Camera APK or install TWRP or install LineageOS or any other custom ROM on Zenfone 5Z.
The bootloader on the Zenfone 5Z and mostly on other Android phones are locked due to security reason. Locking the bootloader means the factory firmware provided by ASUS is intact on your phone. Unlocking the bootloader on Zenfone 5Z will allow the software, to be modified and could make it vulnerable to attack but will open up a whole new space of rooting, custom ROM, customization etc.
So there’s risk, but unlocking your bootloader can open up a whole new world of Android customization. If that’s worth the risk to you, read on for instructions on how to unlock the bootloader on your Zenfone 5Z.
Required Downloads to Unlock Bootloader on Zenfone 5Z:
- Bootloader Unlock device tool apk download for Zenfone 5Z
How To Unlock Bootloader On Zenfone 5Z
- Download and unzip the Unlock device tool apk file from the above link and move the file to your phone (Zenfone 5Z).
- Allow installation from unknown sources.
Open settings menu and navigate to Security > Device administrators > Unknown sources.
Check the box and then read and agree to the scary warning.
- Install the Bootloader Unlock Device tool apk on Zenfone 5Z
- Read the user license agreement and click on the PRESS TO UNLOCK YOUR DEVICE to unlock the bootloader on Zenfone 5Z.
Once you’ve run the tool, your phone will restart. This doesn’t take too much longer than a regular boot cycle. That’s all, your phone must have an unlocked bootloader by now. Enjoy the whole new world of Custom ROM, Magisk, etc.
If you have faced any problem unlocking the bootloader on your Zenfone 5Z, then leave a comment here, I will assist you as soon as possible.Stay tuned or Subscribe to the ASUS Zenfone 5Z forum For TWRP, Lineage OS, Android Custom ROMs, and all other device specific topics.
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