To root your xiaomi device, you need to unlock the bootloader on your device. In this way, you will be able to root your device. After unlocking bootloader, install TWRP recovery on your device. Using TWRP recovery, you can root your device.
Rooting your Xioami Redmi 5A will allow you to install custom ROM and enjoy the latest features of custom ROM. In this tutorial we will guide you through simple methods how to root your Xiaomi Redmi 5A. Just follow this article and you are good to go.
Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 5A:
Xiaomi Redmi 5A comes with dual-sim mechanism. The display of the phone is 5.0 inches with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. It is equipped with quad-core 1.4 GHz cortex-A53 processor. The internal memory of the phone include 32 GB with 3 GB RAM or 16 GB with 2 GB RAM and also support micro-SD card upto 256 GB.
Regarding the camera, the phone include 13MP Primary camera with LED flash including features and 5MP secondary camera for selfies. The connectivity medium include WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, Infrared port, Radio and USB. It is powered by Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery to support the power back-up.
Methods To Unlock Bootloader & install TWRP recovery & Root Xiaomi Redmi 5A:
Before proceeding, you need to follow some pre-requirements which are as follow:
- Make back-up of your important Data and also keep it in mind Rooting process may brick your device and you will not be able to claim warranty.
- Unlock the bootloader on your device. Click on the link below:
- Enable the USB debugging in order to connect your phone to a computer.
- Download and install USB drivers for Xiaomi Redmi 5A.
- Download and install Fastboot & ADB drivers.
- Download SuperSu.zip files and transfer it to your phone.
- Download TWRP Recovery For Xiaomi Redmi 5A.
Methods To Install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 5A:
Step 1: Go to ADB & Fastboot folder and right click anywhere in the whitespace while holding Shift key. Select “open command window here” or “open power shell window here” from properties menu.
Step 2: To boot your phone into Fastboot mode, turn your phone off, press and hold volume down and power buttons simultaneously until you enter into Fastboot mode.
Step 3: Connect your smartphone to a computer via USB cable. If you want to check whether your smartphone is connected or not, type the following command:
Step 4: To flash TWRP recovery, type the following command and write the exact name of downloaded twrp recovery image:
fastboot flash recovery twrp.img
Step 5: Then type the following command to reboot your phone:
Finally.. you have installed TWRP custom recovery on your Xiaomi Redmi 5A.
Methods To Root Xiaomi Redmi 5A Using SuperSu:
Step 1: To boot your phone into TWRP recovery, switch off your phone, press and hold Power and Volume Up buttons simultaneously until you see the TWRP logo.
Step 2: Tap on install option in recovery menu and locate the SuperSu.zip file which you have downloaded before and transferred it to your phone. Select it.
Step 3: After that, “Swipe to confirm flash” button.
Step 4: Wait for the flashing process to complete and your Xiaomi Redmi 5A will be rooted successfully.
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