Rooting your device allow to install Custom ROMs and many more. The craze of installing custom ROMs is getting high. Everyone want new features and customizations and want to update their phone to a new version. You can simply update your phone by installing custom ROM on your device. Thats why android is called open source as there is no border for any thing in android.
In this tutorial, we will guide you how to root your Xiaomi Redmi Y1 through simple methods.
Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi Y1:
Xiaomi Redmi Y1 comes with Dual-Sim mechanism. The type of display is 5.5 inches supporting resolution of 1080×1920 pixels protected by corning gorilla glass 3 technology. It is equipped with 1.4 GHz cortex-A53 processor. regarding the internal storage, the phone include 64 GB with 4 GB RAM or 32 GB with 3 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 16MP secondary camera for sefies. The connectivity medium include WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, Infrared port, Radio and USB. It is powered by Li-Ion 3080 mAh battery to support the power back-up.
Simple Methods To install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Redmi Y1:
Before proceeding, You need to follow some pre-requirements which are as follow:
- Make back-up of your important data. After rooting your device, you will not be able to claim your device warranty.
- Unlock bootloader on your smartphone. Click on the link below to follow the guide:
- Enable USB debugging.
- Download and install USB drivers for Xiaomi Redmi Y1.
- Download and install Fastboot & ADB drivers
- Download SuperSu.zip files and transfer it to your phone.
- Download TWRP recovery for Xiaomi Redmi Y1.
Methods To install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Redmi Y1:
Step 1: Go To Fastboot & ADB 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 power and volume down buttons simultaneously until you enter into Fastboot mode.
Step 3: Connect your smartphone to a computer via USB cable. If you want to check your phone is connected or not, then 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:
You have successfully installed TWRP custom recovery on Xiaomi Redmi Y1.
Methods To Root Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Using SuperSu:
Step 1: To boot your phone into TWRP recovery mode, turn your phone off, 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 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 Y1 will be rooted successfully.
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