How To Install TWRP Recovery On Asus Zenfone Lite L1 and Root with Magisk/SU

In this guide, we will tell you How To Install TWRP Recovery On Asus Zenfone Lite L1 (codenamed x00r_5 Model: ZA551KL) and also root it as well. With TWRP, you can take a full backup of your device data and most importantly flash custom ROMs on the device. Smartphone enthusiasts these days have a lot of affinity for customizing their phones. TWRP will bridge all that gap between the user and the device as well as the third party software. In this post, we have put up the latest TWRP for ASUS Zenfone Lite L1 and also detailed out the installation process. So, check it out.

ASUS ZenFone Lite L1 features a 5.45-inches IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels.  It is powered by 1.4 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 processor clubbed with 2GB of RAM and brings Adreno 505 graphics. The phone packs 16 GB of internal storage and supports external memory card with microSD, up to 512 GB. As far as the cameras are concerned, the ZenFone Lite L1 (ZA551KL) packs a 13MP camera on the rear and a 5 MP front shooter for selfies. The ASUS ZenFone Lite L1 (ZA551KL) runs Android 8.0 Oreo and is backed by a 3000 mAh.

How To Install TWRP Recovery On Asus Zenfone Lite L1 and Root with Magisk/SU

What is TWRP and what are its advantages.?

TWRP is the shortened form for the TeamWin Recovery Project. It is a fully touch-based and open source custom recovery for Android devices. It provides a touchscreen-enabled interface that enables the users to install third-party and customized firmware. Also, users can back up their device, which is not unsupported by stock recovery images.

Now let’s see what are some advantages of installing TWRP on the device. It allows you to install custom ROMs, recoveries, Xposed Modules, and other modifications. This is not all. You can also root our phone, create Nandroid backups, over-clock to improve the efficiency of your device.So, let’s check out how to install TWRP recovery on Asus Zenfone Lite L1.

How To Install TWRP Recovery On Asus Zenfone Lite L1 (ZA551KL)

Before beginning with the TWRP installation, you need to have some tools with you which are necessary for this process. We have put that up the section below.


Follow this guide carefully and install the custom recovery at your own risk. GetDroidTips will not be responsible for bricked devices or other hardware & software related issues arising due to faulty installation.


Here is the download link for the TWRP for Asus Zenfone Lite L1

TWRP for Zenfone Lite L1 | Download

TWRP Installation Guide

Step-1 Download the TWRP and the Decryption file

Step-2 Switch off your device > Press Vol Down + Power button together to enter fastboot mode

Step-3 Connect your phone to the PC. Go to the ADB folder on your PC. Right click + Shift >Open PowerShell Window here

Step-4 To check for proper connection of devices give the following command in the command prompt

fastboot devices

It should return serial number ID to confirm proper connection or else connect your device again.

Step-5 Now give the following command. Keep in mind to use the exact name of the TWRP file

fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

Step-6 Now give the command to reboot your phone.

fastboot reboot

Step-7 Now that TWRP is onboard, enter the recovery by Pressing Vol Up + Power button

Step-8 Once in the TWRP menu, you have to now wipe the device clean

Step-9 Now again from the TWRP menu, go to install > browse and select for the Decryption file

Step-10 Swipe to confirm and flash the Decryption file.

That’s it. Now you have successfully flashed TWRP on Asus Zenfone Lite L1. Now let’ see how to root the Asus Zenfone Lite L1.

What is Rooting and What are its Advantages

Rooting is getting access to the root directory of the device. it is basically getting the superuser permits to perform customizations and modifications on the device. People normally associate rooting with hacking, but that is entirely a different concept.

Rooting has multi-fold advantages. you can increase the efficiency of your device by removing bloatware, overclocking the device, increase battery life, block ads system-wide. Moreover, you can flash custom ROMs of your choice.

How to Root Asus Zenfone Lite L1

We have put up both methods to root our device which is either by SuperSU or Magisk. Check it out below.

Root Asus Zenfone Lite L1 Using SuperSU How to Root Asus Zenfone Lite L1 Using Magisk

So, that’s it, guys. Now you know how to Install TWRP Recovery On Asus Zenfone Lite L1 and Root it. So, try it out if you like to experiment with customizations on your phone. We hope that this guide was useful for you.


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