• December 2019
 

How to Root Xiaomi Mi Play and install TWRP Recovery

 
 
 

This post was last updated on August 6th, 2019 at 01:15 am

A Chinese smartphone company, Xiaomi Mi Play smartphone December last year. Here in this article, we will guide you how to root Xiaomi Mi Play and install TWRP recovery on it. Just follow the article step by step, you will find procedure, necessary required files and information.

How to Root Xiaomi Mi Play and install TWRP Recovery

Xiaomi Mi Play (lotus) comes with a 5.84-inch IPS display panel that supports 1080 x 2280 pixels of resolutions and offers 19:9 aspect ratio. The Mi Play powered by Octa-Core Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) processor under the hood. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie operating system out of the box. It has 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB internal storage option. It packed with Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery inside the body and supports Fast battery charging 10W.

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 Xiaomi Mi Play and install TWRP Recovery

Prerequisites

  • Make sure you have installed ADB and Fastboot on your PC/Laptop for this procedure.
  • Before starting this procedure, make sure to take a full backup of your phone.
  • Make sure that your phone charged up to 60%.
  • Make sure you have installed Xiaomi Mi Play 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

Download

Install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Mi Play

  • 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 clock 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 Xiaomi Mi Play smartphone.

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

Root Xiaomi Mi Play 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.
  • 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 Xiaomi Mi Play smartphone using SuperSU.

Root Xiaomi Mi Play 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.
  • 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 Xiaomi Mi Play smartphone successfully and install TWRP on it. 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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