How To Unlock Bootloader On Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL)

Here we will be sharing a detailed guide to Unlock Bootloader On Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL). There are two methods which a user can follow to unlock the bootloader of Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2. 1) Using the unlocking tool by Asus 2) Using ADB and Fastboot commands. We will walk through both the methods.

About Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2

The Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 was launched in December 2018. It is the successor to last years Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. The device comes equipped with a 6.26-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2280 pixels. The device runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) out of the box. The Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 is powered by Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) which is an octa-core processor clocked at 1.95GHz and it comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 200GB via a microSD card.

The Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 sports a dual rear camera. The primary rear camera is 12-megapixel (f/1.8, 1.25-micron) and there is a 5-megapixel secondary rear camera. It also sports a 13-megapixel front camera.The Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 houses a Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery

Relation Between Bootloader Unlock and Rooting

Rooting Process Android

Like most of the Android smartphone, Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 also comes with an unlockable bootloader. If you are new to rooting, then you should know that Unlocking bootloader of an android device is the first and most important step in android rooting

 process. First users have to unlock the bootloader, then they can install TWRP recovery via Commands. Once TWRP is installed, root can be gained by flashing the supersu or magisk via TWRP recovery.

Warning: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL) while following this tutorial. Do it at your own risk.


Now download the files and follow the guide to Unlock the Bootloader On Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL)

Various Methods To Unlock Bootloader On Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL)

Unlock Bootloader On Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 (ZB631KL)

Method 1: Using the Official App

Download the unlocking app

  • Once the app is downloaded, transfer the app to your Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 or download it directly on your phone.
  • After that install, the app on your smartphone, open it and follow the on-screen instruction to get your device unlocked.

Method 2: Using ADB and Fastboot commands

  • Setup ADB and Fastboot on your PC (Check the pre-requirement section)
  • Enable USB Debugging on your Android device.
  • Now Go to the ADB Folder on your PC (It will be created once you installed the ADB and Fastboot.
  • Open the Powershell window on the ADB Fastboot folder by pressing and holding Shift + Right mouse click.

Open Powershell window here

  • Connect your device to the PC via USB

Commands Bootloader Unlock Asus

  • Now boot your Android into bootloader/Fastboot mode by issuing the following commands
    adb reboot-bootloader
  • Now issue the given commands on the PowerShell window to get the key
    echo > key.txt
  • Now unlock the bootloader of your device by given commands
    fastboot oem get_unlock_key key.txt
  • Done!! your device’s bootloader should be unlocked.

Note: Now you will see unlocked whenever you boot your device into bootloader mode.

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma, who graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela, is an experienced blogger and an enthusiast of Android technology. She has spent eight years writing about Android OS, earning a reputation as a reliable source in the technology field. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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