The button combination mentioned below should work across all new Zenfones such as Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1, Asus Zenfone 5Z, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2, etc.

  • Recovery Mode
    • Press and hold Volume Down + Power button together while the device is powered off.
    • Let go of the Power button when you see the Asus logo but continue to hold the Volume Down button.
    • Release the Volume key when your device enters recovery mode.
  • Fastboot Mode

Press and hold VolumeUp Power button together while the device is powered off.