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How to enable Developer Options/ USB Debugging in Asus Zenfone


Sometimes the Asus Zenfone smartphone is not detected in ADB in USB Debugging mode even after installing all the drivers. This post is for those ASUS Zenfone 5 holders which are facing difficulties while detecting their device in Syncios Data Transfer, Syncios Mobile Manager or in ADT Tools for upgrading firmware, flashing recovery their Zenfone.

This method works for both Kitkat, Lollipop and Marshmallow firmwares. Also, it is risk free and will not brick or bootloop your device.

How to enable usb debugging mode on Asus smartphone: ZenFone Max; ZenFone Slfie; ZenFone C; ZenFone Zoom; ZenFone 2; ZenFone 4; ZenFone 5; ZenFone 6.

Step 1 Open Zenfone Settings and scroll down and tap About..

Step 2 Scroll down and select Software Information.

Step 3 Find Build Number and tap 7 times to enable Developer Options.

Step 4 Go back to Settings, Scroll down and navigate to Developer option.

Step 5 Tap on Developer Options and it will open up to give you option to enable USB Debugging.

Tips: On Android 4.0 or 4.1, open Settings > Developer Options, then tick the box for “USB debugging.”
On Android 4.2, open Settings> About Phone> Developer Options, and then check USB debugging.” Then tap OK to approve the setting change.

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