Root Zenfone 4.5 A450CG Running Lollipop


Here is a post that will help you root Zenfone 4.5 within a few click on the computer and easily in minutes, without having you to manually entering any commands or anything like that. So let’s begin already.

Before you Root Zenfone 4.5:

You should be having or knowing that what are you really doing to the device. You should at least have a basic knowledge that what really android rooting is and the things related to it. If you already know about it then you can skip this part of the tutorial and move onto the next one. But on the other hand if you really think that you have or need a to know about it more, then you should definitely invest some time in reading about it. You can refer to some the brief info written below explaining general things about it.

Android Rooting in general is referred to the process when you get the root access to the device shock in turn allows you to enhance and modify the functioning of the device. When you have the root access, you are able to control the device better than ever before. You are more like a super user of the device where you can control many system processes and the way your android device works. Of course these all things, you cannot do any android device by defaults. It lets you perform many tweaks and customizations on the device which any user simply cannot. This was just a brief info, and it is normal that you still want to read more bout rooting and so to do that, you can get to the detailed post explaining rooting android here.

Since android rooting allows. You to perform tweaks and customizations on the device, you can use it to your advantage. By that you can increase the performance of the device and what not. To list a few tweaks that can be performed, you could Play HD Games, overclock processor, increase the RAM, increase the internal memory, and also you could install Custom ROMs. And not only this there are many more tweaks out there that can be done and benefited from once you root your android. To browse those tweaks, see this list here. And if on the other hand you want to read about more advantages of rooting your android smartphone, read this post here.

Unfortunately android rooting has some of the disadvantages a well. The most common disadvantage of rooting is that you lose the warranty on the device. And then also not only this, there are many more disadvantages of rooting. You can refer todisadvantages of rooting if you wish to read and gather more knowledge about it.

Read: How to Unbrick your deviceIn this tutorial we will root zenfone 4.5 with the help of ADB tool and using command prompt. Sure this is not the fastest procedure out there to root a device, but you won’t find this difficult at all of you read the understand the instructions properly. Also note that we won’t be responsible for any damage that occurs to the device, so proceed at your own risk.

Pre Requisite:

Before you begin to root Zenfone 4.5, here are some things that you need to do. Below is a list of those things, so have them done before you proceed further.

  • First of all, enable the USB Debugging Mode on you device, by going into the Developer Options.enable-usb-debugging-mode
  • If Developer Options for your device aren’t activated yet, you can do that by tapping on the Build Number in the About Section of the device 7 times.
  • Get a computer or a laptop, as it is required and also proper drivers setup on it.
  • To download the drivers for your device, you can use this page.
  • Charge the device properly, to at least sixty percent so that it does not stop you in the middle and ask to plug in power.
  • Though rooting does not delete any of the user data, still you should backup all your important stuff on the device as a precautionary measure.
  • Refer to these guides to backup the data, if you do not know how to do it.
  • Backup and restore Contacts
  • Backup Apps for Unrooted Devices
  • Backup and Restore SMS and WhatsApp Chats
  • You also need to download the files from the download section below.


Download the files below as they are required and essential for the procedure to root zenfone 4. Also note that they have been locked, so you will have to unlock them before you proceed and that can only done by info mentioned on box.

How to Root Zenfone 4.5 A450CG:

So err are the final instructions that you are required to follow so as to beg I with the root procedure.

  • After you have downloaded the files from the above section, from them install the driver’s on your device first of all.
  • Then extract the ADB file and more the CWM recovery file into that folder.
  • Now copy. The SuperSU file to the AD card of the device.
  • After you have done all the above, switch off your device.
  • After that you required to boot your phone into the droid boost mode and that can be done by pressing the Volume Up and the Power button at the same time for about 4 -5 seconds.
  • Now after the device has booted, connect your phone to the computer or laptop whatever you are using with the help of a USB cable.
  • Now open Command Prompt in the same folder as ADB.
  • Now to check if the connection is successful, type the following in the window.adb devices
  • If the connection is successful the command prompt will show you name of the device there.
  • After that type the following command.
      fastboot flash
  • After this step your device will reboot and you will enter a custom recovery mode there.
  • In that choose option ‘Install. Zip from SD card‘ and then select the SuperSU file that you placed .
  • After the recovery finishes the installation, reboot the device.

Read: Things to do after Rooting android device

This was it, you have rooted Zenfone 4.5 and if you faced any errors in the middle of the procedure or any other issue like the download links not working, then you can get to us in the form of comments below and we will try to get back to you as soon as possible. So this is it, I guess this post helps you.

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