How to Install TWRP Recovery And Root Xiaomi Redmi 5A 2018.

How to Install TWRP Recovery And Root Xiaomi Redmi 5A 2018.

Install TWRP & Root Redmi 5A 2018. If you want to modify your Android phone, you need a powerful recovery to do it. Actually, all Android devices have a standard recovery. This is a standard built-in recovery from the manufacturer which have limited features. So, if you need more features you must flash or install another recovery. And the most widely used recovery in the world is TWRP recovery. So, if you need guidance on how to install TWRP recovery in Redmi 5A 2018, you can follow the following guidelines.

Once TWRP recovery successfully installed on your Redmi 5A 2018, now you can flash other ZIP installation file. Such as SuprSU to root your phone.
TWRP and root Redmi 5A
TWRP and root Redmi 5A

Prerequisite.

  1. Please make a full backup before proceeding installation.
  2. Then, enable USB debugging on your Redmi 5A 2018.
    • How to enable USB debugging on Redmi 5A 2018?
      • From standby 
      • Connect your phone to the computer via USB cable
      • Tap Settings.
      • Tap About Phone.
      • Tap 7 times on MIUI Versions (until you see pop up message you are already a developer)
      • Back to Settings
      • Tap Additional Settings
      • Tap Developer Options - here you can enable OEM Unlock & Enable USB Debugging.
  3. Make sure the bootloader is unlocked. how to Unlock Bootloader Xiaomi Redmi 5A 2018? see the tutorial below (Unlock Mi Phone)
  4. Make sure MiFlash Unlock Tool is already installed on the computer. If not yet, you can download the MiFlash and then installed on the computer. If you got an error when running the program windows, please see more instruction how to get Mi Unlock tool.
  5. TWRP recovery Xiaomi Redmi 5A 2018 (recovery.img)
  6. Download ADB (adb-setup-1.4.3.exe)
  7. Download SuperSU for Redmi 5A 2018.- (SuperSU-v2.79-201612051815.zip) - For Root
  8. Download lazyflasher-no-verity-opt-encrypt.zip - For Root.

Enter Fastboot Mode Xiaomi Redmi 5A 2018.

  1. Power off your phone.
  2. Once your Xiaomi Redmi 5A 2018 completely Powers off, then enter your device into fastboot mode.
    • How to boot Xiaomi Redmi 5A into fastboot Mode?
      • Press and hold the Power button + Volume down button at the same time./li>
      • Release all button when your phone enters fastboot mode.
      • You will see the following picture on your phone.
      • root  Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A)
        root  Xiaomi Redmi Y1 (Note 5A)
  3. Then, connect your phone to the computer using the USB cable.
  4. Now, the computer will automatically install the driver for Xiaomi Redmi 5A 2018.

How to Download Official Mi Unlock Tool.

  1. Go to the following website. https://unlock.update.miui.com
  2. Then click Unlock Now button.
  3. Then fill all available form on the site. This form contains the following data.
    • Input your name
    • Input your countries
    • Input your phone number
    • Then type the real reason for unlocking in English.
    • Type security text
    • Then tick I confirm that I have read and accepted the unlocking Disclaimer.
    • Now click Apply Now.
  4. You will get a message on your phone according to the phone number you have entered above.
  5. Now, click Next.
  6. You need to wait for the review. After your applications approved, you will get an SMS notification on your cell phone. (it will take 6 to 10 day )
  7. Once you get the notification, back to the website and download Mi Unlock tool.
  8. Once you get the SMS, you can directly go to the following URL to download Mi Unlock tool.
    • http://en.miui.com/unlock/download_en.html
  9. Now, install Mi Unlock tool on the computer.

How to Unlock Mi Phone Using Mi Unlock Tool.

  1. Check your Mi Unlock Status on your Redmi 5A 2018.
    • How to check Mi Unlock Status on Redmi 5A 2018?
      • Make sure developer Options is activated, see how to enable developer options above.
      • Goto Settings.
      • tap Additional Settings.
      • tap developer Options
      • Then tap Mi Unlock Status - if you see the message that says This device is locked the phone is secured then you need to unlock Mi device.
  2. How to unlock Mi device?
    • Now, launch the Miflash Unlock tool on the computer. You need to log in with a verified account when you unlock the bootloader.
    • Make sure your Xiaomi Redmi 5A also Log in with the same account.
    • Once you have successfully Login to Miflash Unlock tool, now click Unlock button.
    Root Xiaomi Redmi 5A 2018
    Root Xiaomi Redmi 5A 2018
    • Just wait for the process until done. and the Miflash Unlock say Unlocked Successfully.
    • Now, click reboot phone button.
    • Once your Redmi 5A 2018 boot up again, you can back to step 1 above to check Mi Unlock Status.

Install / Flash TWRP Recovery Redmi Note 4.

  1. Make sure your Redmi 5A in fastboot mode and connected to the computer via USB cable.
  2. Now, double-click adb-setup-1.4.3.exe to launch ADB installer.
  3. At the command prompt press Y then hit enter
  4. Then continue with the installation dialogue box.
  5. Once ADB and fastboot already installed, now go to C:\ADB
  6. Move or copy TWRP recovery (recovery.img) to the ADB folder
  7. From the platform tool folder, open CMD window How to do it?
    • Press and hold shift button, then right-click your mouse
    • Now, select Open command window here
  8. From the command prompt window, type the following command and press enter.
    • fastboot devices
  9. Once your device listed, now type the following command and hit enter.
    • fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  10.  Then, type the following command again and hit enter. (this command is used to enter TWRP recovery via fastboot command)
    • fastboot boot recovery.img
  11. This command will force your device into the TWRP recovery menu.

How to Boot TWRP Recovery Using Button.

If your Redmi 5A is not in a fastboot mode, you can use the following button to enter the TWRP recovery without a command.
  1. Power Off your phone
  2. Once it completely powers off, now press and hold the following button at the same time.
    • Volume Up key + Power Key
  3. Release all button when you see Mi Logo.

How to Root Redmi 5A 2018.

  1. You need to copy two files already downloaded as prerequisite above. (SuperSU-v2.79-201612051815.zip and lazyflasher-no-verity-opt-encrypt.zip) to the Phone storage or SD Card. Use the USB cable to transfer it from the computer to your Redmi 5A 2018.
  2. Power off the phone.
  3. Then, enter your phone into TWRP recovery.
  4. From the TWRP main menu, tap Install.
  5. Then, browse the file which has been copied before.
  6. Tap the file (SuperSU-v2.79-201612051815.zipand then swipe to start to install the file.
  7. Once it finished. Tap back.
  8. Now, navigate to the Lazyflasher-no-verity-opt-encrypt.zip then tap and swipe to start to install the file.
  9. Once two files already installed/flashed you need to reboot your phone.

How to Verify Root Status

  1. Download and install Root checker pro from Google Play store.
  2. Then, open the root checker pro on your phone.
  3. If your Redmi 5A successfully rooted, you will see the following image on your phone screen.
  4. root redmi 5A
    root redmi 5A
  5. Finish.

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