Official Bootloader unlock tool for Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 released

Kernel source codes is also released

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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 has gained overwhelming response from the Indians. It’s quite evident from the first pre-order sale of the device that happened couple of days ago. Although the device is yet to reach the end-users, Asus has done a great job by providing official bootloader unlock method much earlier. Moreover, by releasing the kernel source codes too in a timely manner, the Taiwanese firm had made its part clear with the GPL.

The bootloader unlock tool and kernel source codes of the Zenfone Max Pro M1 are now available on Asus support website. Well, the former might come handy for most of the users who’d prefer to playaround with the devices by flashing custom ROMs, Kernels or Recoveries. However, the Kernel Source Codes are said for the Developers who have greater knowledge in compiling the linux kernels.

Given that the Zenfone Max Pro M1 bootloader unlock method and kernel source codes are now available, the unofficial development area for the device is gonna have a new breath of air. Also, the device being Project Treble compatible further enhances its possibility to shine in the unofficial development area.

How To Unlock Zenfone Max Pro M1 Bootloader Officially

Unlocking bootloader is quite simple in Asus devices. The Zenfone Max Pro M1 can be unlocked by following the simple steps given below.

  • Visit Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Support Page (Source Link).
  • On Driver & Utility section, choose the OS as Android.
  • Download the Zenfone Max Pro M1 Unlock Tool APK.
  • Install the APK.
  • Once Installed, open the app and agree the Asus T&C’s.
  • Slide the drawer to unlock the bootloader.

Warning: Unlocking the bootloader voids the device’s warranty.