Unbrick the ASUS zenfone in a smart way Explained in simple steps


Some times, when we want to try to root our mobile, it will be bricked. In that situation, the phone will not have any operating system, not even a bootloader. To refer more about how android phone works, you can check this post.

To resolve that issue follow these steps. To do the below steps, you need a windows computer and your bricked phone connected to it through USB cable.
  1. Download the required ZIP file here.
  2. Download Android USB drivers and install them here.
  3. Make sure that mobile has at least 50% battery or more.
  4. Connect your phone to the PC with a USB cable.
  5. Extract files of “Minimal ADB and Fastboot.zip” and open it.
  6. Right-click by holding shift key anywhere in the folder an click on “Open command prompt here”.
  7. Switch on the mobile and hold up the key to make it go to the boot loader. On-screen you will see “Waiting for command”
  8. In command prompt type adb devices. You will see the phone connected.
  9. Next command: fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  10. After the recovery flash complete, go to "recovery menu" and select "update from adb"
  11. Now in command prompt type adb sideload UL-ASUS_T00F-WW-2.22.40.53-user.zip
  12. Wait for the process to complete the phone, if you have an auto reboot, you need to enter in the "boot loader" and select again “Recovery Mode".
  13. you can now select "wipe data/factory reset".
  14. when it is finished, select "wipe cache partition".
  15. and for the end select "reboot system now".
There you go..!!

Special instructions:-
The firmware provided in the above process is basic. You can use any firmware, but keep in mind that before using it, extract recovery.img from it and use that in the process.
However after this process, check for updates, and install the latest patches from ASUS.
Have a great day!!

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