redmi-note-5-rooting guideXiaomi has seen phenomenal success in 2017 thanks to their ever popular Redmi lineup. They have dethroned Samsung as the number 1 performer in the market, with this massive number of devices being sold every day the number of developers for the devices is on the rise too. Today we look into how you can root your Redmi Note 5 and Redmi 5 Pus and install a custom recovery to install custom ROMs further down the line.


Install TWRP

  1. You will need an unlocked bootloader.
  2. Copy the TWRP you downloaded in the step above to your ADB folder
  3. In any empty space in the folder hold shift and click the right mouse button
  4. Select “Open Powershell Window here”
  5. Boot the device into fastboot mode (Volume down and power simultaneously) and connect it to the PC
  6. To install TWRP for the Redmi 5 key in
    fastboot flash recovery twrp-3.2.1-0-rosy.img
  7. To install TWRP for the Redmi Note 5 or Redmi 5 Plus type
    fastboot flash recovery twrp-3.2.1-0-vince.img
  8. Once it is completed, to reboot the device type
    fastboot reboot
  9. You have not successfully installed TWRP on Redmi Note 5 / TWRP on Redmi 5 plus

Root Redmi Note 5 or Redmi 5 plus

  1. Boot the device to TWRP
    Hold Volume Up (+) and Power button to enter TWRP
  2. In TWRP, Tap Wipe and then Tap Format Data
  3. Swipe to confirm and accept anything that comes in the way
  4. Once the data is wiped, tap reboot and then recovery inside reboot.
  5. The phone will reboot to TWRP, here Tap Mount.
  6. Connect your phone to the PC and Tap “Enable MTP”
  7. Copy Magisk or SuperSu whichever one you downloaded to your device’s root storage
  8. Disconnect the device from the PC then Tap “Install”
  9. Select the Magisk or SuperSU file and swipe to confirm flash
  10. Once the installation is completed tap “Wipe” and click “Wipe Cache/Dalvik” button
  11. Once that is done hit Reboot and reboot to system.
  12. You have successfully installed TWRP and Rooted your Redmi Note 5 and Redmi 5 plus

If you faced any trouble do let us know down in the comments and we will try to help you out with it.

A Masters in Business Administration student, Yash is working towards making it large in the Tech Blogosphere. With a knack for Mobile technologies, he loves to be in technology all throughout the day. An Avid Apple FanBoy and an Android loyalist a perfect oxymoron. Yash tries to live his life in the simplest of ways possible among the most complex of gadgets. Oh and did we mention, he is also a Google certified digital marketer.

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