How to root Xiaomi Mi 5X and install TWRP recovery

An easy guide to root Xiaomi Mi 5X and install TWRP recovery with image guide. After root you can install custom Rom, App and Setting.

Hi, This is a tutorial to Root Xiaomi Mi 5X and install TWRP recovery. In this guide you will find all steps with image, therefore it is safe and easy method of Root Mi 5X and install TWRP recovery for Mi 5X

Xiaomi Mi 5X has Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 processor along with 4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB ROM. This phone has 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 1920 pixels.

Xiaomi Mi 5X is great phone and you must be root Mi 5X, because root allows for you to use a maximum of your phone without any restrictions. After root you will install custom Rom, apps, and setting in your phone. But before root you must read Root Advantage and Disadvantage by this post. Then after follow these steps to root your phone.

Preparation of Xiaomi Mi 5X:

1. First you should take a backup of your phone.
2. Your phone battery should be charge minimum 80%.
3. Make sure proper power backup of your PC.
4. Unlock bootloader Xiaomi Mi 5X

Must Read: How to Lock Specific Apps on Android phone

Download tool for root Xiaomi Mi 5X and install TWRP recovery

Xiaomi Mi 5X USB Driver Download
Xiaomi Mi 5X unlock bootloader Download
Xiaomi Mi 5X TWRP Recovery Download
Xiaomi Mi 5X SuperSU Zip Download
Xiaomi Mi 5X Fast-boot tool Download

Steps to root Xiaomi Mi 5X and install TWRP recovery:

Step 1: Download and install Xiaomi Mi 5X ADB driver on your PC and enable Developer option and USB debugging mode on your Xiaomi Mi 5X by this guide . Download and copy SuperSU Zip file in the phone SD card. Now download and extract TWRP Recovery and Fast-boot tool and move TWRP Recovery (recovery.img) file in the Fast-boot tool folder. Then press and hold shift key in the keyboard and right click in the extracted Fast boot tool folder and select “Open command window here”. See in this image.

Run fastboot command window for Xiaomi Mi 5X

Step 2: Now connect Xiaomi Mi 5X with PC via USB cable and type adb reboot bootloader to boot your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode. if this CMD command is not work for reboot bootloader or fastboot mode, then switch off your Xiaomi Mi 5X and press volume down and power button. You will get a vibration and your device will boot in recovery mode, then you select Reboot to Bootloader.

Manually reboot bootloader or fastboot mode

Note: Now your Xiaomi Mi 5X in the bootloader or fastboot mode, So you type fastboot devices in the command window then press enter key. This command show connected device in the command window and you can see your Smartphone serial number.  If command window is not show your device serial number. Then install USB driver correctly or change your USB port of the PC.

Flash TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Mi 5X by Fastboot

Step 3: If your Xiaomi Mi 5X connected, then type fastboot flash recovery recovery.img command in the command window and press enter key to flash TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Mi 5X.

Step 4: Now type fastboot boot recovery.img to boot in recovery mode. Then tap on install tab or button and select “”file from your save location on your phone SD card and install this file.

Root process

Now reboot your phone. If you want to check your Mobile rooted or not try this app Root checker.

Must Read: How to Disable the Screen Lock feature in Xiaomi Mi 5X

How to unroot Xiaomi Mi 5X:

It is must for you to know, how to unroot Xiaomi Mi 5X Smartphone. When you feel that you don’t want rooted phone, then you can easily unroot your phone by un-install root app. Here is simple steps to unroot your device. You can also see unroot process in this image.

Step: First of all open Su App from your app menu and tap on Setting. Now scroll and find “Full Unroot” option and tap on it. that’s all.

Unroot Xiaomi Mi 5X

I hope you like this root Xiaomi Mi 5X and install TWRP recovery guide from which you will be able to easily root Xiaomi Mi 5X and install TWRP recovery without any extra efforts. If feel any problem in this guide then please use comment box. Thanks to all.

Note: I am not responsible if you make Mistakes and Bricked Devices.

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