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May 18, 2020 at 11:44 PM #113659RajatModerator
A working build of TWRP for Mi 9 Pro is now available to download. This is a step-by-step guide that explains how to install TWRP on Mi 9 Pro.
This Mi 9 Pro TWRP is brought to you by the unknown developer(s).
DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S) AND TWRP PROJECT:
If you like this ROM then do consider for a contribution to the unknown developer and TWRP project:
– No donation link found for developer
– Donate to dees_troy TWRP’s Lead developerDISCLAIMER:
Installing TWRP recovery on Mi 9 Pro requires an unlock bootloader, which may void the warranty and delete all data on your phone. Make sure you back up important data.
You are the only person making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you. So, flash at your own risk!
About this TWRP for Mi 9 Pro
– TWRP version: 3.3.1
– Device Codename: crux
– Supported Android Version: Android 10
– Built as System-as-root (SAR)
– Based on MIUI FW V220.127.116.11.QJBCNXM
Where to download TWRP for Mi 9 Pro?Below is a list of files or guides required to install or flash TWRP recovery on Mi 9 Pro. The next section has a step by step guide that explains when and how to use these files or guides in the process.
- Mi 9 Pro, USB cable and a Windows, or Linux or MAC with ADB and fastboot installed on it.
- TWRP for Mi 9 Pro(codename: crux)
- MiFlash Unlock Tool download
- ADB and Fastboot utility.- 15 Seconds ADB Installer for Windows
– Minimal ADB and Fastboot for Windows
– ADB Fastboot for Linux and MAC
- Unlocked bootloader on Mi 9 Pro
How to Install TWRP on Mi 9 Pro?
Installing TWRP on the phone requires an unlock bootloader. So, I have divided this whole guide into two parts as below:
- Bootloader Unlock
- Flashing the TWRP
Unlocking the Bootloader
The phone must have an unlocked bootloader in the first place to be able to install or replace the stock recovery with TWRP recovery on Mi 9 Pro.
Follow the below instructions to unlock the bootloader.
Visit this Mi 9 Pro Bootloader Unlock page to get a detailed step-by-step guide with screenshots.
- Enable developer options
- Enable OEM unlock and USB debugging inside Developer Options
- Then go to Mi Unlock Status (under Developer Options) and click on the Add account and device.
Add your Mi 9 Pro to the Mi account registered on your phone.
- Once done, reboot the phone into fastboot and unlock the phone with MiFlash Unlock Tool
- Download the TWRP recovery for Mi 9 Pro.
- Download and Install the ADB and Fastboot utilities.
- Then connect the phone to the PC using a USB cable.
– On your phone, if you see such as “Allow USB debugging” then just tap on OK to proceed.
- On the computer, open a command prompt (on Windows) or terminal (on Linux or macOS) window, and execute the below command to restart your phone into fastboot mode or bootloader mode:
adb reboot bootloader– You can also enter into fastboot or bootloader mode by turning off the phone and then pressing the Power button + Volume Down button.
- While the phone is in the bootloader mode.
Execute the below command to flash the TWRP permanently:
fastboot flash recovery twrp-3.4.x-xx.img
Execute the below command to boot the TWRP temporarily:
fastboot boot recovery twrp-3.4.x-xx.imgWhile executing this command make sure to replace the twrp-3.4.x-xx.img with the actual filename of the TWRP.
- Wait for the fastboot command to finish installing the TWRP on Mi 9 Pro.
That’s all on installing TWRP on Mi 9 Pro. For some reason, if it fails, you can login and reply below so that I can try to help you troubleshoot the issue.
What to do after installing TWRP on Mi 9 Pro?
- You can enable Root on Mi 9 Pro
- You can install one of the custom ROMs available for Mi 9 Pro
- You can install some of the mods, magisk modules, etc.
Add-on links for Mi 9 Pro
Following are some extra resources for Mi 9 Pro which you may be interested in:
– LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 9 Pro
– GCam for Mi 9 ProVisit the following to get other updates of Mi 9 Pro forum (codename: crux) on Android Custom ROMs, LineageOS ROMs, and all other device specific topics.
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