How to Unlock ASUS ZenFone 6 bootloader with Bootloader Unlock tool

Asus just launched ASUS ZenFone 6 2019 in a few countries with Android pie, and after the launched Asus also released the kernel source code. The Taiwan brand Asus want to give tough competition to the OnePlus 7 so as OnePlus they also released the kernel source and bootloader unlock tool on their support website. Asus uploaded the bootloader unlock tool on the Asus support website with the kernel source code. The bootloader unlock tool is a simple apk file you have to install the app and follow the instruction on the app to unlock the device.

This time Asus launched the ZenFone 6 device with near stock interface instead of ZenUI same like ZenFone MAX series. The ZenFone 6 powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and 5000 mAh battery. The main feature of ZenFone 6 is the flipping camera, the device coming with 48 MP Sony IMX586 RGB as well as a 13 MP 125-degree ultrawide sensor. The device is coming with 8GB of ram and 256 GB of UFS 2.1 NAND flash storage. As OnePlus device this time ASUS also release the source code bootloader tool, so we also expect development and custom ROM’s for the device and we will update all the mod’s rom’s of this device in future.

Unlock ASUS ZenFone 6 bootloader

As the old ASUS device, you must download and install an external app to unlock the bootloader. Also, you should know that your device warranty will void after unlocking the bootloader, you may be stopped receiving the next OTA updates on the device after unlocking the device. So before unlocking the device make sure, can you re-lock the bootloader? and can you manually update the device or not if you, then you proceed for the unlocking. Once you unlock the bootloader will also wipe the data on your smartphone so backup your data before starting the process.

Supported device

ZS630KL, ZS630**

Pre-requisites

  • Before starting the unlocking Process do a complete backup, your device includes Apps, Contacts, Messages, Gallery file, Internal Storage Files.
  • Charge the device for interrupt installing.
  • To install APK file make sure you have enabled Enable Unknown Source from setting.
  • Enable OEM unlock Enable USB Debugging ⇒ Enable Developer Options, USB Debugging Mode And OEM Unlock On Android Devices
  • Download the unlocking app.

Download Bootloader Unlock Tool

S630KL_SIGNED_UnlockTool.apk

 

ASUS Support Link ⇒

How to Unlock ASUS ZenFone 6 bootloader with Unlocking tool apk

First, read Pre-requisites backup all the data of your device.

  • To install APK file make sure you have enabled Enable Unknown Source from setting.
  • Enable OEM unlock to unlock the device bootloader.
  • Download and install the app on your device.
  • Follow the steps provided on the app.
  • reboot the device

Once unlocking is done you can install TWRP Recovery on the device and you can also install MAGISK to root the device. Currently, the TWRP is not available for this device but we will publish once it’s available.

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