If you want to Root your Xiaomi MI 5X, then you are in the right place. Here, we will show how to root your Mi 5X through simple methods. Rooting your Xiaomi Mi 5X will allow you to flash the custom ROMs. You can also use the root permission required applications by rooting your device.
Specifications of Xiaomi Mi 5X:
Xiaomi Mi 5X comes with 5.5 inches display supporting resolution of 1080×1920 pixels protected by corning gorilla glass 3 technology. It is powered by octa-core 2.0 cortex-A53 processor. The internal memory of the phone include 64 GB with 4 GB RAM and also support micro-SD card upto 128 GB.
The camera of the phone include Dual 12MP + 12MP primary camera with dual-LED flash including features and 5MP secondary camera for selfies. The connectivity medium include WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, Infrared port, Radio and USB.
Xiaomi Mi 5x is powered by Li-Po 3080 mAh battery to support the power back-up.
Simple Methods To Unlock the bootloader and install TWRP recovery and Root Xiaomi Mi 5X
You need to follow some pre-requirements before proceeding to rooting process:
- Make back-up of your important data.
- Make sure that you have at least 60% battery and enable the USB debugging and OEM Unlock.
- Unlock the bootloader on Xiaomi Mi 5X. Click on the link below to follow the complete guide:
- Download and install USB Drivers for Xiaomi Mi 5X.
- Download TWRP recovery for Xiaomi Mi 5X.
- Download SuperSU zip file. Transfer it to the internal storage of your phone.
Simple Steps To install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Mi 5X
Step 1: Connect your smartphone to a computer via USB cable.
Step 2: Go to the TWRP recovery image folder which you have downloaded before and right click anywhere in the whitespace while holding Shift key. From the properties menu, select “open command windows here” or “open powershell window here”.
Step 3: Then turn your phone off, press and hold Volume down and power buttons simultaneously until you enter into Fastboot mode.
Step 4: To check if your device is connected or not, type the following command:
Step 5: To flash the TWRP custom recovery, type the following command. Note: Write the exact name of the twrp recovery image in the command to flash the recovery.
fastboot flash recovery twrp.img
Step 6: Wait for the flashing process to complete and the custom recovery will be successfully installed.
Simple Methods To Root Xiaomi MI 5X
Step 1: Boot your phone into TWRP recovery, press and hold Volumedown and power buttons simultaneously until you see the TWRP logo.
Step 2: Then Tap on “install” option and then locate the downloaded SuperSu zip file which you transferred to the internal storage of your phone. Select it and “swipe to confirm flash”.
Step 3: Wait for the flashing process to complete and your device will be successfully rooted.
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