Root Zenfone 5Q via SuperSU & Magisk + Two More METHODS!

In this article, I will show you how to root ASUS Zenfone 5Q 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 5Q. So, let us see what are those benefits.

What are the Advantages or Benefits of Rooting ASUS Zenfone 5Q?

Well, here are some of the Pros of rooting the 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 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 Zenfone 5Q.


What are the CONS of Rooting ASUS Zenfone 5Q?

Now let’s see some of the cons of rooting an 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 5Q, Let’s see step by step tutorial on how to root the phone.

About ASUS Zenfone 5Q

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched ASUS Zenfone 5Q smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has 6 inches display with a resolution of 2160 by 1080 pixels. A total of pixels per inch.
  • And Zenfone 5Q also comes with Android OREO.
  • And under the hood, the phone has a Snapdragon 630 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 4 GB Ram and 64 GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor on Zenfone 5Q – 16 MP + 120-degree wide angle shooter, dual rear camera, and 20 MP SONY front shooter + 120-degree wide angle shooter.
  • Also, a fingerprint scanner on the back of the device.
  • Finally, the battery on the phone is a non-removable 3300 mAh.

How to Root ASUS Zenfone 5Q?

Root Zenfone 5q

IMPORTANT Points before rooting:

    1. First, charge your phone Fully. (to avoid interruption)
    2. And make sure to unlock the bootloader before rooting. If not see this simple guide on How to Unlock Bootloader on ASUS Zenfone 5Q?.
  1. Before rooting the phone, do install TWRP Recovery or install CWM recovery on the phone. (IMP STEP)
  2. This guide is only to root Zenfone 5Q Android smartphone.

Let’s Root ASUS Zenfone 5Q 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 Zenfone 5q.
    • 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 5Q. You will see SuperSu app in the apps menu.

NEXT – How to Install Custom ROM on ASUS Zenfone 5Q.

How to root ASUS Zenfone 5Q in a single click – Method 2

    • Firstly, You need to download an app KingoRoot on your phone.
  • And then Install the App on the phone.
  • And now open the app in your Zenfone 5Q smartphone and click on ” One Click Root”.
  • Do not touch your screen while the process is going on.
  • That’s it, your Zenfone 5Q has root access now.
  • Try different method if the process fails to root your phone.

Related Article. How to Unroot Zenfone 5Q and Go back to stock ROM.

How to root your ASUS Zenfone 5q with PC – Method 3

  • And charge the phone fully before proceeding.
  • And also enable USB DEBUGGING in the setting. To do that, Go to setting>Developer options>Enable USD Debugging.
  • Launch the application on your computer.
  • And plug your Zenfone 5Q 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 5Q will have root access.

So, that’s it for the step by step guide, I hope this article helped you in successfully rooting your ASUS Zenfone 5Q. If you have any quires, do let me know in the comment section below.