This guide is for asus zenfone 5 and may work in other zenfone too.

How to unbrick your bricked asus zenfone 5 when you fail to install system with its software, or when cloverview disappears after a second.

When you should use this guide:

  • Cloverview disappears after a second when connecting the phone
  • Unable to flash rom with its software
  • Tried everything but your zenfone is still bricked

So, let’s start!

  • First Charge it to 2-3 hours, or disconnect it when it’s fully charged.
  • Now Hold volume up button first and then Power Button until you get a recovery menu
  • Connect it to a PC
  • Download system image for your mobile according to zenfone model. If you don’t find it, then google it!
  • Download fastboot adb tool
  • Now run it
  • Use these commands
  • fastboot erase system
  • fastboot erase data
  • fastboot erase cache
  • fastboot flash system system.img
  • fastboot reboot
  • Wait for 15 Minutes then you will get a welcome screen.

Your  Asus zenfone is unbricked now.

If you are still getting problems, download recovery and boot img file for your asus

  • Connect to PC
  • Fastboot erase recovery
  • Fastboot erase boot
  • Fastboot flash boot.img
  • Fastboot flash recovery.img

If you correctly followed this method, you will unbrick your asus for sure!

For any doubts, feel free to ask in the comment box!


  1. Anyway i got the system.img but now facing the “failed to mount /cache /factory” and all.

    Flashing the system.img get failed.


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