Root Asus Zenfone Max M2 without TWRP

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kumar87

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May 19, 2013
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Disclaimer :

I am not responsible for the bricked device.

Warranty will be VOID

Steps -
1. UNLOCK BOOTLOADER MAX M2 (Unofficial)
(See Previous Thread)
2. Reboot your device in fastboot mode using adb reboot bootloader
3. Flash patched boot file (attached below) using fastboot flash boot patched_boot.img
4. Reboot and install magisk manager apk
5. Done enjoy your rooted device.
 

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legacy07

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Disclaimer :

I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed.
If you point the finger at me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you. Hard. A lot

Warranty will be VOID

Steps -
1. UNLOCK BOOTLOADER MAX M2 (Unofficial)
(See Previous Thread)
2. Reboot your device in fastboot mode using adb reboot bootloader
3. Flash patched boot file (attached below) using fastboot flash boot patched_boot.img
4. Reboot and install magisk manager apk
5. Done enjoy your rooted device.

this is a highly experimental method. This method worked for you doesnt mean it will work for everybody. 50% chance of bootloop. Its better to wait for a working twrp.
 

kumar87

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May 19, 2013
41
33
New Delhi
Steps-
1. Extract boot. Img from stock rom
2. Put boot. Img in phone and open magisk app.
3. Click on install and select patch boot Image.
4. Select stock boot. Img file placed in phone memory.
5. Magisk will automatically patched the stock Image and this patched image can be installed using fastboot.
6. Done
 
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ThaZouk

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After fastboot flash boot patched_boot.img it stay in ZenFone logo with de four points and do nothing.
 

ayanGT

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Steps-
1. Extract boot. Img from stock rom
2. Put boot. Img in phone and open magisk app.
3. Click on install and select patch boot Image.
4. Select stock boot. Img file placed in phone memory.
5. Magisk will automatically patched the stock Image and this patched image can be installed using fastboot.
6. Done

I have tried with method with the stock Android Pie ROM, I patched the boot file of the stock rom, flashed it via fasboot, no bootloops, flashes okay, and boots okay but no root after installing Magisk, app says Magisk not installed. Any ideas?
 

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    If someone stuck in bootloop, flash original boot image from stock rom available on asus website.

    No. That didn't worked. You need to flash the whole firmware again
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    Steps-
    1. Extract boot. Img from stock rom
    2. Put boot. Img in phone and open magisk app.
    3. Click on install and select patch boot Image.
    4. Select stock boot. Img file placed in phone memory.
    5. Magisk will automatically patched the stock Image and this patched image can be installed using fastboot.
    6. Done