Root Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Pie 9.0 using TWRP and Install Magisk

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 comes with Stock Android version. It is clean and Well Optimized with Enough Processor and RAM. Most of the users root their device to Uninstall Bloatware. You already have Clean Android OS, with almost Manufacturer apps, can be easily Uninstall. If you want to use Custom OS, None of the Custom OS is bug-free and Well Optimized like Stock OS. So, before rooting, think twice, you need this. If you want to root, because everyone root, I advise-Don’t root your mobile.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1

Why should you Root Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1?

You should have a proper reason, and you know what you are doing. Yes, with a Minimum of 4 GB RAM and Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 processor, You can use this mobile without root for 2-3 Years If you use correctly. Don’t root because everybody is saying when root your mobile it can become the fastest car in the world. No. Rooting is to extract some performance from the device. But, you already have Powerful specs and software. So, If you are addicted to some root apps, you can root. But, if you want to test, I won’t recommend it.

How to Root Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Pie 9.0

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 International Variants comes with a flexible bootloader other than some locked devices. Example- In Samsung, Verizon mobiles come with locked Bootloader. This means that different smartphone variants can be easily rooted. Also, the device can accept to install TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery file/app alike.

TWRP recovery is a custom recovery file which must be installed on your devices because you can root them successfully. In this article, we explained the easiest method to follow and install TWRP recovery on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. However, the tool required for rooting this device is the Magisk App.

With the help of TWRP Recovery, you can quickly flash the latest version of Magisk into your Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 to gain root access. Before sharing the tutorial, you may want to know that, with the TWRP recovery present on your device, you can easily install any custom ROM or firmware. Does it seem complicated? Relax, everything will be explained succinctly in bullets.

Things to check out for;

  • Backup your current files and data, full data loss process (save them on external storage).

Pre-Requirement Steps

OnePlus 6T OEM Unlock and USB Debugging

 

  • Enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock on your mobile. To do this; go to settings >>> about >>> Tap on the “Build Number” 7-10 times consistently to enable “Developer Options,” then go to the “Developer Options” and enable USB Debugging Mode, OEM Unlock and Enable the ‘Advanced Reboot.’ There is no complicated process in Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1.

  • Also, download the ADB drivers. Install it in your PC.

  • Download Magisk.Zip (Latest Version) and Copy it to Your External SD Card Storage.
  • Download and save the TWRP File in your Internal Memory and rename it to recovery.img.

  • ZB601KL/ZB602K (Both models can be rooted with Same TWRP)
  • Download Decrypt and Save it in your External SD Card Storage.

Unlock Bootloader using ADB and Fastboot

  • Download Unlock batch and extract on your PC. If you didn’t have Android drivers, you could install them in your PC.
Also Read-  Root Xiaomi Poco M2 Pro Android 10 using PBRP Recovery and Magisk

Unlock Batch Software

  • Switch off your device. Connect your mobile to PC. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this; Press and hold down the Volume up + Power buttons at the same time for some time. It will boot your mobile into Fastboot mode.
  • Double click on Unlock cmd.

Unlock Batch Software Screen

 

  • After the process completion, Your mobile’s Bootloader is unlocked. Reboot your mobile.
  • Check again enable “Developer Options,” then go to the “Developer Options” and enable USB Debugging Mode, OEM Unlock and Enable the “Advanced Reboot.” Sometimes they disabled them self after the boot.

Flash TWRP

  • Switch off your device. Connect your mobile to PC. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this; Press and hold down the Volume Up + Power buttons at the same time for some time. It will boot your mobile into Fastboot mode.
  • Now, connect the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 mobile to the computer via USB cable.

  • Launch the fastboot on your computer. Open a Command prompt on your PC and type below command.

  • fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • Don’t boot into Normal OS. Type the below command to Boot into TWRP.

  • fastboot boot recovery.img
  • After the process complete, It will boot into the temporary TWRP. Don’t Boot into standard OS until we flash magisk.

Install Magisk and Decrypt in your Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 using TWRP

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 TWRP

 

  • Select Wipe->Advance Wipe->Select Cache Data.
  • Return to Home of TWRP select Install.

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 TWRP Install Magisk

  • Select Decrypt.Zip.
  • After the Installation Again navigates to Home and Select Install.
  • Select Magisk.Zip. After the successful installation, Reboot your mobile.

What More?

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 has a minimum of 4 GB RAM, and it is a High-end phone; There are Major regular updates and monthly updates, from Asus for a long duration. If you compare it with Old devices, they still receiving updates. So, you know what you are doing and the real purpose, you can root your device.

Also Read-  Root Samsung Galaxy M62 Android 12 SM-M625F using Magisk

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77 thoughts on “Root Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Pie 9.0 using TWRP and Install Magisk

  1. Is there any chance of being stuck in a twrp boot loop? It happened to me once, but this time I am afraid I won’t find the official recovery.img if anything goes wrong. (I am using the very first Android pie release on this phone btw).

    • When you follow the instructions correctly, you can avoid the boot loop. But when it happens, You can extract the stock recovery from the official firmware.

  2. Hey I used the same method, I got my phone rooted, but the camera, calling, flashlight, and wifi stopped working. Please help.

  3. I m here because my phone stuck very much at gaming (again and again), so I think about rooting. Please help me to improve my GPU performance .. thanx in advance … Please help me!!!

    • Overclocking GPU without cooling system is not safe. If your mobile is a gaming phone with cooling system, It can survive, Or Else your processor will fail. Can you mention your RAM Capacity? We can suggest you some alternative methods.

  4. While flashing twrp recovery img. I type fastboot flash recovery and drag the twrp recovery img file, but the second line sent img recovery, and the third line was failed (command write failed (No such device or address)). help me how to fix it

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