How to Root and Install TWRP recovery for ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser

Asus Zenfone 2 LAser Root and TWRP
Method 1:
  1. Download and Install ADB Fastboot tool 
    Run it (Require administrator privileges)
    Press Y/Yes to install ADB and Fastboot or N/No to skip
    Press Y/Yes to install ADB system-wide or N/No for current user only
    Press Y/Yes to install Drivers or N/No to skip
    Continue Driver installation
  1. Enable USB Debugging via Settings>Developer Options (if no developer options go Settings>About>Build number tap 7x then developer options will show up in settings)
  2. Download mod_boot.img (Download|Mirror Download)
  3. Enter fastboot Mode (Power+Volume up)
  4. Connect Zenfone 2 Laser with PC/Laptop
  5. at mod_boot.img folder open CMD (Shift+Right Click>Open Command Here)
  6. Type this command at CMD:

fastboot boot mod_boot.img

7. Now your phone should automatically reboot with root installed and working!

Method 2 (Beta):

Automated” way: If your device already has USB Debug activated and you have the proper ADB driver installed, you can just use THIS SCRIPT. Just connect your switched on phone and it will do all the steps! 


Zenfone 2 Laser Root Success
Zenfone 2 Laser ZE500KL Root

Thanks and Credit to:
XDA Thread

How to Install TWRP recovery

  1. Download for Zenfone 2 above
  2. Place it to ADB Folder (Download Here if you don’t have it)
  3. Unlock Zenfone 2 Bootloader (Tutorial here)
  4. Turn off Zenfone 2
  5. Boot into Bootloader (by pressing Power button + Volume up)
  6. When you see fastboot GUI, connect Zenfone 2 to PC/laptop
  7. at ADB+TWRP folder open CMD (Hold Shift+RightClick > Open command Here)
  8. At Command Promt Type:

fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

  • Then press vol down 2 times until “Reboot recovery” shows up and press power 1 time to boot into recovery. You can now backup your phone.

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