How to Install Custom Recovery (TWRP) for ASUS Zenfone Live L1/L2 Android Phone

Main user interface of Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP) Illustration on ASUS Zenfone Live L2

Licosha – Custom recovery, a thing that is mandatory for every Android modding, no exception also for us ASUS Zenfone Live L1/L2 phone user. After unlocking bootloader, the next step is installing a custom recovery.

After installing a custom recovery to our ASUS Zenfone Live L1/L2 Android phone, our phone will become like a cat, having 9 lives it is 😆. Bootloop? No worries!

On this post, I will share how to easily installing a TWRP custom recovery to our ASUS Zenfone Live L1/L2 just by a few clicks on your computer keyboard (Huge credits to the program author, credits below) through the TWRP installer program.

TWRP on ASUS Zenfone Live L2

Tools and requirements:

  • Make sure you have unlocked your ASUS Zenfone Live L1/L2 bootloader.
  • Backups! Installing a custom recovery is a do or die 😁. Also we are going to factory reset and wiping the internal storage later.
  • Remove any lockscreen. To avoid possibility being locked out of your phone after booting after doing factory reset / format Data, remove any lockscreen method you have set first.
  • A windows computer / PC, to run the custom recovery installer.
  • ADB fastboot driver installed on your computer so your ASUS Zenfone Live L1/L2 can get recognized when connected to it. You can get it below: Minimal ADB Fastboot v. (1 MB)
  • USB Cable, to connect your phone with the computer.
  • TWRP installer program for ASUS Zenfone Live L1/L2 (download link below).
  • Decrypt Device zip file (download link below). For convenience, you can place it on your phone external microSD Card.

💀 Warning, this tutorial is a high risk operation. Make sure you know what it means installing custom recovery to your ASUS Zenfone Live L1/L2 Android phone as well how to fix it if things get messed up. Worst case scenarios:

  • Your ASUS Zenfone Live L1/L2 won’t boot anymore, you need to reinstall the stock firmare.

Steps installing custom recovery (TWRP) to ASUS Zenfone Live L1/L2 Android phone

  1. Download the TWRP installer program and extract it on your computer.
  2. Enable USB Debugging on your ASUS Zenfone Live L1/L2 Developer options.
  3. Put your phone into fastboot mode. Turn off your phone, then press volume up + power button at same time and hold it for a few seconds, release it when it vibrate.
  4. Connect your ASUS Zenfone Live L1/L2 Android phone to your computer using USB cable.
  5. Open the extraction folder of the TWRP installer program, run the twrp-installer.bat program. You will now see the CMD window opened.
  6. Now all you have to do is pressing Enter. Wait for the process is done, it should be done in a brief (≤ 30 seconds). After the process is done.
  7. After the process is done, the CMD window will starting countdown to automatically reboot your phone to recovery. Your phone should be restarting itself into the newly installed TWRP recovery.
  8. In recovery mode, do format Data partition. Next, mount vendor and system partitions.
  9. Next, install the decrypt zip file (download link below) through the recovery menu.
  10. Lastly do Wipe dalvik/cache in the recovery menu. Done! Now you can reboot your ASUS Zenfone Live L1/L2 Android phone.

TWRP Installer Program for ASUS Zenfone Live L1/L2 download link

TWRP Installer – for stock ROM Oreo

TWRP Installer for ASUS

Additional files

ASUS Zenfone Live Decrypt (125 kB)

Read also: Custom recovery collections for ASUS Zenfone Live.

🏅 Credits 🏅

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