Root Zenfone 4 ZE554KL via SuperSU & Magisk + Two More METHODS!

In this article, I will show you how to root Asus Zenfone 4 ZE554KL smartphone. And with easy step by step instruction guide on how to successfully root. So, let’s straight away dive into the tutorial guide. Stay until the end.


What do you mean by Root?

Root or Rooting a device, simply means that you are now able to take full control of your Android device. After rooting, the smartphone has the ability to customize beyond limits. So, there are quite a few benefits of rooting the Asus Zenfone 4. So, let us see what are those benefits.

What are the Advantages or Benefits of Rooting the Asus Zenfone 4?

Well, here are some of the Pros of rooting the Asus Zenfone 4 Android device:

  1. First of all, the user takes the control of the phone.
  2. And also customize the user interface and control the frequency of the CPU as well as GPU.
  3. There are also different available Mods that can be downloadable for free.
  4. You can also, Install Custom Roms on the phone.
  5. In conclusion, you can customize the Asus Zenfone 4 Android phone beyond limits.

So above were some of the key benefits of rooting your Android smartphone. But is it all good? NO. Below are some of the cons or disadvantages of rooting the phone.


What are the CONS of Rooting the Asus Zenfone 4?

Now let’s see some of the cons of rooting the Asus Zenfone 4 Android smartphone:

  1. Firstly, the warranty is void after rooting the device.
  2. And your phone could be completely dead and not usable anymore. (If anything goes wrong)
  3. Also, performance issue may arrive due to lack of optimization for the particular model.

So now that you have seen Pros and Cons of rooting the Asus Zenfone 4, Let’s see step by step tutorial on how to root the phone.

About Asus Zenfone 4

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched Asus Zenfone 4 smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has 5.5 inches IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 by 1920 pixels. A total of 401 pixels per inch.
  • And Asus Zenfone 4 also comes with Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
  • And under the hood, Asus Zenfone 4 has a Snapdragon 660 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 4GB/6GB Ram and 64GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor on Asus Zenfone 4- 12MP + 8MP dual rear camera and 8MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on Asus Zenfone 4 is a non-removable 3300 mAh.

Also, Read – Various Issues on the phone & How to Fix Them. Tips & Tricks

How to Root Asus Zenfone 4?

IMPORTANT Points before rooting the Asus Zenfone 4:

  • First, charge your phone Fully. (to avoid interruption)
  • And make sure to unlock the bootloader before rooting. If not see this simple guide on Unlock Bootloader.
  • Before rooting the Asus Zenfone 4, do install TWRP Recovery or install CWM recovery on the phone. (IMP STEP) Though methods are mentioned below that require no Recovery.
  • This guide is only to root Asus Zenfone 4 Android smartphone.

Root Asus Zenfone 4 SuperSU Magisk

Let’s Root Asus Zenfone 4 Android Phone: METHOD 1

  • In this method, we will flash a zip file from TWRP or CWM recovery. So, make sure to install the custom recovery on your phone. (Links are above in the topic IMPORTANT POINTS before rooting)
  • First of all, download Super SU Zip file and save it to internal or external storage of the Asus Zenfone 4.
  • And now boot into TWRP Recovery or CWM recovery.
  • Next, you will see some options, Tap on INSTALL or FLASH. Select the SuperSU file from the storage.
  • Click on confirm Flash or Swipe to flash.
  • That’s it after the process is successful, tap on reboot option. Now the phone will reboot.
  • Congratulations, you have rooted the Asus Zenfone 4. You will see SuperSu app in the apps menu.

NEXT – Install Custom ROM on this phone.

How to root the Asus Zenfone 4 in a single click – Method 2

  • Firstly, You need to download an app KingRoot on your Asus Zenfone 4.
  • And then Install the App on the phone. Also, enable unknown sources in the setting menu.
  • And now open the app in your smartphone and click on ” the large button – No Root Permission”.
  • Do not touch your screen while the process is going on.
  • That’s it, your Asus Zenfone 4 has root access now.
  • Try different method if the process fails to root your phone.

Related Article. Unroot the phone and Go back to stock ROM.

How to root your Asus Zenfone 4 with PC – Method 3

  • And charge the phone fully before proceeding.
  • And also enable USB DEBUGGING on the Asus Zenfone 4 by going in the setting. To do that, Go to setting>Developer options>Enable USD Debugging.
  • Launch the application on your computer.
  • And plug your Asus Zenfone 4 to your pc via data cable provided by the manufacturer.
  • Now you need to click on One Click Android Root option.
  • Process for rooting the phone will start. And after few moments, the Asus Zenfone 4 will have root access.

Method 4: How to Root Asus Zenfone 4 with Magisk: Install Magisk

  • You need TWRP Recovery or CWM Recovery to root via this method.
  • And also download Magisk latest Zip File.
  • And now boot the Asus Zenfone 4 into the Recovery mode.
  • Then go to Install > Select the Magisk Zip File > Swipe to Install.
  • That’s it the Asus Zenfone 4 has root access via Magisk installation.

So, that’s it for the step by step guide, I hope this article helped you in successfully rooting your Asus Zenfone 4. If you have any quires, do let me know in the comment section below.