How to Root Redmi 5 Plus and Install TWRP Custom Recovery


TWRP Custom recovery is the most popular custom recovery for Android devices. It provides a user-friendly interface and also allow you to flash custom ROM easily.

In this tutorial we will guide you how to install Custom recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus and how to root it through simple methods.


Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus:

Redmi 5 Plus comes with 5.9 inches large display supporting resolution of 1080×2160 pixels. The phone is equipped with octa-core 2.0 GHz cortex-A53 processor. The camera of the phone include 12MP primary camera with dual-LED flash including features and 5MP secondary camera for selfies.

Regarding the internal storage, the phone comes in two varients 64 GB with 4 GB RAM or 32 GB with 3 GB RAM and also support micro-SD card upto 128 GB. The connectivity medium include WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, Infrared port, Radio and USB.


It is powered by Li-Po 4000 mAh battery to support the power back-up.

Tutorial To install twrp recovery and root your xiaomi redmi 5 plus

Methods To install TWRP Recovery and How To Root Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus:

Rooting grant you permission to install root apps and to flash custom ROMs on your android device. Before proceeding to rooting process, you need to follow some pre-requirements


  • Unlock bootloader on your Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus. If you have not done it yet, then click on the link below:

Simple Guide To Unlock Bootloader on Xioami Redmi 5 Plus

  • Make back-up of your important data.
  • Enable the USB debugging and download & install USB drivers for Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus.
  • Download ADB & Fastboot drivers.
  • Download TWRP recovery For Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus.
  • Download

Methods To Install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus:

  • Go to the ADB & Fastboot folder and right click anywhere in the whitespace while holding shift key. From the properties window, open the “power shell window here” or “open command window here”.
  • To boot your phone into fastboot mode. Turn your phone off, then press & hold power and volume down buttons simultaneously for a while.
  • When you are in Fastboot mode, then connect your smartphone to a computer via USB cable. If you want to check your phone is connected to a computer or not, then type the following command:

 fastboot  devices

  • To flash TWRP recovery, type the following command and write the correct name of downloaded twrp recovery image:

fastboot  flash  recovery  twrp.img

  •  After that, type the following command to reboot your phone:

fastboot reboot

Congratzz. You have successfully installed the TWRP Custom Recovery on your phone.

Steps To Root Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus using SuperSu:

  • To boot your phone into TWRP recovery mode, turn off your phone and then press and hold power and volume up buttons simultaneously until you see the TWRP logo.
  • Tap on “install” options and then locate for the SuperSu zip file you have downloaded before.
  • After that, “swipe to confirm flash” button.
  • You have successfully rooted your device.

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