Zenfone 2 : root, cwm, xposed

For the latest version, check here : (new) zenfone 2 Z00AD : twrp root xposed


Tested on Z00ad Lolipop, but also work on any ZE500 ZE550 ZE551.

Copied Supersu and xposed installer to sdcard

  • Download the Asus Zenfone temporary CWM package
  • Unzip the package
  • Copy SuperSU.zip to the base of your SD card
  • Enable USB debugging (Settings > Phone info > Tap build 7x > Back button > Developer options > USB debugging)
  • If you don’t already have ADB drivers installed, you may need to download and install them (most PCs have them already, but trying installing these if you’re having trouble getting your PC to issue commands to the phone via USB)
  • With your phone on, attach it to PC via USB
  • Run ‘cai_dat_CWM.bat’ from the CWM package
  • In the black command window that opens, type ACCEPT
  • Type T4
  • Phone will reboot into fastboot and you’ll see commands being issued from the PC cmd window copying the temporary recovery
  • You may see some funked up images on your display for a bit. Remove the USB cable and within 30 seconds should then see it booted into CWM
  • Select install update
  • Navigate to SuperSU.zip and install



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