If you want to flash the custom ROM on your Xiaomi Redmi 4A, then you need to install TWRP recovery in order to root your smartphone. Rooting your smartphone will allow you to install the custom ROM and you can also use the root permission required application.
In this tutorial we will guide you how to root your Xiaomi Redmi 4A. Just follow this article and you are good to go.
Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 4A
Xiaomi Redmi 4A comes with 5.0 inches display supporting resolution of 720×1280 pixels. The phone is equipped with quad-core 1.4 GHz cortex-A53 processor. The internal memory of the phone include 16 or 32 GB with 2 GB RAM and also support micro-SD card upto 256 GB.
The camera of the phone include 13MP primary camera with LED flash including features and 5MP secondary camera. The connectivity medium include WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, Infrared port, Radio and USB. It is powered by Li-Ion 3120 mAh battery to support the power back-up.
Simple Methods To install TWRP recovery & Root Xiaomi Redmi 4A
Before proceeding, you need to follow some pre-requirements which are as follow:
Make back-up of your important data and also the battery of your phone should be at least 60%.
- Download TWRP recovery for Xiaomi Redmi 4A.
- Download and install USB driver for Xiaomi Redmi 4A.
- Download SuperSu.zip file. Transfer it to the internal storage.
- Enable the Developer option and then enable the USB debugging option.
- Unlock the bootloader on your Xiaomi Redmi 4A. Click on the link below to follow the complete guide:
Simple Guide To Unlock the bootloader on Xiaomi Redmi 4A.
Simple Steps To install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 4A
Step 1: Go to the TWRP recovery folder which you have downloaded from the above link and right click anywhere in the whitespace while holding Shift key. From the properties menu, select “open command windows here” and “open power shell windows here”.
Step 2: To boot your smartphone into fastboot mode, switch off your phone, press and hold power and volume down buttons simultaneously until you enter into fastboot mode.
Step 3: Then connect your smartphone to a computer via USB cable. If you want to check whether your phone is connected or not, type the following command:
Step 4: To flash the recovery on your Xiaomi Redmi 4A, type the following command. Write the exact name of TWRP recovery image in the command windows:
fastboot flash recovery twrp.img
Step 5: Wait for the flashing process to complete and TWRP recovery will be successfully installed on your smartphone.
Simple Steps To Root Xiaomi Redmi 4A
Step 1: To boot into TWRP recovery mode, turn your phone off, press and hold power and volumedown buttons simultaneously until you see the TWRP logo.
Step 2: Tap on “install” options and then locate the SuperSU.zip file which you have downloaded and transfer to the internal storage of your phone before. Select it and “swipe to confirm flash”.
Step 3: Wait for the flashing process to complete and your phone will be rooted successfully.
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