In Android, if you want to update your phone to a latest version, then you need to root your device first. Rooting your device give the permission to flash the custom ROMs and many other permissions are granted. In this tutorial we will guide you how to root your Xiaomi Redmi 2 & Redmi 2 prime using simple methods. Just follow this article and you are good to go.
Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 2 & Redmi 2 Prime
The phone comes with 4.7 inches display supporting resolution 720×1280 pixels protected by corning gorilla glass 2 technology. It is powered by quad-core 1.2 GHz cortex-A53 processor. The camera of the phone include 8MP primary camera with LED flash including features and 2MP secondary camera for selfies.
The connectivity medium include WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, Radio and USB.
Methods To Root Xiaomi Redmi 2 & Redmi 2 Prime
Before proceeding, you need to follow some pre-requirements which are as follow:
- Take back-up of your important data and also the battery of your phone should be at least 70%.
- The device must be running MIUI ROM.
Download Flashable Root Packages
Simple Steps To Root Xiaomi Redmi 2 & Redmi 2 Prime Using Updater App
Step 1: Download the Flashable Root Package For your device and transfer it to the internal storage of your phone. As I have provided the link above.
Step 2: Locate the Update App and the open it. Then tap on the three dots located at the right corner. Select “Choose Update Package” from the menu.
Step 3: Select the “Flashable Root Package” which you have downloaded and transfer it to the internal storage of your phone.
Step 4: Wait for flashing process to complete and it will ask you to reboot your phone. Proceed to Reboot.
Step 5: Wait for the booting process to complete as it will take several minutes to boot up.
Step 6: After your phone starts, you will see SuperSu App in the App drawer, simple open it. It will ask you to update SuperSu Binaries. Press on continue button.
Step 7: Then choose normal option to update binaries instead of Choosing TWRP/CMW option.
Step 8: Wait for the Binaries updating process and then press OK. Your Xiaomi Redmi 2 & Redmi 2 Prime have successfully rooted.
To unroot your Xiaomi Redmi 2 & Redmi 2 Prime:
- Simple open the SuperSu application. Go to settings and select “Full Unroot option” and reboot your phone. This will Unroot your device.
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