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How to Enter Recovery Mode on Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra

Is it possible to boot up the recovery mode menu on new Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra? It is perfectly possible and doing this is very much important to become an enhanced Android experience, but doing this require an advanced knowledge of Android. You can learn the process in this article in detail, you should however desist doing if you are a novice user.

You will learn every aspect of the process in this article. Using these instructions can create problems in your phone if you are an entry level user. You will learn multiple ways to boot into recovery mode. Another important thing to know is that recovery mode is pre-loaded on phone and officially supported by OEM and Google.

You will not lose warranty or any data of phone because of the process. However, you need to be very careful of difference between stock and custom recovery platforms. Stock recovery software comes preloaded in the phone and you can perform only supported operation. To perform other operations you will have to replace the stock recovery with a custom platform—such as CWM or TWRP. These are unofficial operations not supported by Google or by Asus. So to get customize experience, be ready to replace the official stock recovery platform.

Doing this will result in the loss of warranty and data. But you get customize experience which is a big advantage.


You can get the following benefits of this process:

  • Installing zip files
  • Making Nandroid backup
  • Installing custom Kernel
  • Update Zenfone 3 Ultra
  • Undervolt CPU frequencies

Now the choice is open before you whether you want customize experience at the cost of losing warranty or not. Another thing is that you should perform a full backup operation such as save your data by syncing your files with Google account or can go to Google Play to download a relevant app.

How to Enter Recovery mode on Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra

# First Method

  • Power off your smartphone. Once this is done, press and hold the Volume Up and Power Keys together.
  • From the displayed menu, press Volume down button to navigate and Power and Power key to confirm and keep holding it till phone logo is displayed.
  • While keep pressing the Power button, press the Volume button once.
  • Now you can successfully use the recovery menu.

# Second Method

The second method is bit complex. It involves the use of computer along with Smartphone. Install USB drivers with Android SDK tool kit. Now check the developer option to enable the USB debugging mode. Developer option is hidden and to unhide it, tap 7 times on the build number under menu settings > About Phone.

  • Switch on your phone and connect it with computer.
  • Go to SDK folder on your computer.
  • Open command prompt: press and hold Shift keyboard key and right click on blank space.
  • In the cmd window type: “adb reboot recovery”
  • Done and enjoy.

# Third Method

The third and last solution is perfect to root Asus Zenfone 3 Ultra. In case you have an unlocked device, go to Google Play Store, and download a third party app, quick boot. Follow the screen prompt and do it. You are done. This is the easiest of all three methods described above. Please don’t forget to share your experience with us.


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