• October 2019
 

How to root Redmi 7A and Install TWRP Recovery

 
 
 
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Xiaomi launched Redmi 7A smartphone back in May this year. If you have Redmi 7A smartphone and want to root and install TWRP custom recovery on it, then this article is for you. Here in this article, we will guide you how to root Redmi 7A and install TWRP Recovery on it. You will get working download links for required files, step by step guide. Just follow the article completely.

 

How to root Redmi 7A and Install TWRP Recovery

The Redmi 7A comes with a 5.45-inch IPS display panel that supports 720 x 1440 pixels of resolution and offers 18:9 aspect ratio. The display of the phone offers 295 PPI density and it supports  Multi-touch functionality. There is 2.5D curved glass on the screen for protection. The body dimensions of the phone are 146.3 x 70.4 x 9.6 mm (5.76 x 2.77 x 0.38 in) and weight is 165 g (5.82 oz) grams. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie operating system out of the box which is based on MIUI 10.2.7 UI running on top. The phone is available in Matte Black, Morning blue, Matte Blue and Matte Gold color options.

The phone powered by Octa-core Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm) processor under the hood along with Adreno 505 GPU. The Redmi 7A has 2 GB and 3 GB RAM variants along with 16 GB and 32 GB internal storage options. It featured with a single 12-megapixel camera on the back side along with dual LED flash. On the front side, there is a 5-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls. Redmi 7A packed with Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh capacity battery inside the body.

Let’s get back to the main topic, there are several advantages of rooting and installing TWRP Custom Recovery. Just follow the article step by step to install TWRP Recovery on Redmi 7A and root it.

Advantages of TWRP Recovery

  • Flash Custom ROM on your device using TWRP.
  • Root and Unroot your device using TWRP Recovery flashable zip SuperSU.
  • Flash the image file on your device using TWRP Recovery.
  • You can underclock and overclock.
  • Easy to flash and use Xposed Modules on your device using TWRP.
  • Easy access to restore the Nandroid Backup.
  • You can install Magisk on your device.
  • Flash modding zip files to customize your phone.
  • Create and Restore Nandroid Backup using TWRP Recovery.
  • Remove all bloatware from your device using TWRP Recovery.
  • Perform clean Wipe, Cache, and Data in your device.

Advantages of Rooting

  • You can get access to all files on your device, even the files which present in the root directory of your device.
  • You can increase the performance of your device by overclocking.
  • By rooting you can increase battery life by underclocking your device.
  • You can uninstall Bloatware on your phone.
  • You can block Ads on any Android applications such as Youtube and other game-related applications.
  • By Rooting your device, you can View, Edit or Delete any system file inside the root directory.

Disclaimer

If anything happens to your device during this process or after this process, we will not responsible for. So. proceed at your own risk.

How to Root Redmi 7A and Install TWRP Recovery

Prerequisites

  • Make sure you have installed ADB and Fastboot on your PC/Laptop for this procedure.
  • Make ake sure your phone’s bootloader is unlocked.
  • Before starting this procedure, make sure to take a full backup of your phone.
  • Make sure that your phone charged up to 60%.
  • This article works only for Redmi 7A. Don’t try on other devices.
  • Make sure you have installed Redmi 7A USB drivers on your PC/Laptop.
  • Enable Developer Options: Go to Settings>> About device. Tap 7 times on Build number to enable Developer options.
  • Enable OEM Unlock and USB debugging options: Settings>>Developer options

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Install TWRP Recovery on Redmi 7A

  • Download the TWRP Recovery file from the download section and rename it to recovery.
  • Go to the ABD and Fastboot folder and run the command prompt by holding the Shift key and right-click on an empty space inside the folder.
  • Now click on the Open PowerShell window here.
  • Now, reboot your phone into Fastboot mode by press and hold the Volume Down + Power key together for a few seconds.
  • Now connect your phone to the Windows PC or Laptop via USB cable.
  • Now write the following command
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • again, write the following command to reboot your phone.
fastboot reboot

You have successfully installed TWRP Custom Recovery on Redmi 7A smartphone.

Note – Don’t try to flash both Magisk and SuperSU on your phone. You need to root either with SuperSU or Magisk

Root Redmi 7A using SuperSU

  • Download SuperSU zip file on your Windows PC or Laptop, download link mention in the download section.
  • Now transfer the SuperSU zip file into your phone’s root (internal) memory.
  • Now reboot your phone into TWRP recovery mode by pressing Volume Down and Power button together for few seconds. In case this is not taking you into TWRP Recovery Mode, then try Volume UP and Power Button. In some phone, you can access the recovery menu by this.
  • Once you inside TWRP recovery, tap on install and select superSU zip file.
  • Now swipe to confirm.
  • Now tap on reboot.

You have successfully root Redmi 7A smartphone using SuperSU.

Root Redmi 7A using Magisk

  • Download Magisk zip file on your Windows PC or Laptop, download link mention in the download section.
  • Now transfer the Magisk zip file into your phone’s root (internal) memory.
  • Now reboot your phone into TWRP recovery mode by pressing Volume Down and Power button together for few seconds. In case this is not taking you into TWRP Recovery Mode, then try Volume UP and Power Button. In some phone, you can access the recovery menu by this.
  • Once you inside TWRP recovery, tap on install and select Magisk zip file.
  • Now swipe to confirm.
  • Now tap on reboot.

That’s it, you have root Redmi 7A smartphone successfully and install TWRP on it. Now you can customize your phone according to your need, you can flash custom ROMs, gaining root access, uninstall preloaded apps, install Mods, perform backup and more. If you face any problem or issue during the process, let us know in the comment section.

 

About the Author

This is Munendra Rathore, a tech enthusiast. I love keeping myself updated with the latest technologies, mainly smartphone and software. I also have a keen interest in Photography, Fitness, and Knowledge Sharing.

   
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