How to Install TWRP Recovery and Root Xiaomi Mi Note 2 [SuperSU]

Check here how to install TWRP Recovery and Root Mi Note 2

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 was launched back in Q4 of 2016. The device comes with Snapdragon 821 chipset, Adreno 530 GPU, 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage etc. It is a powerful device in terms of performance. If you own this device and want to install TWRP Recovery and Root it, then this tutorial might help you. As in this tutorial we are going to list steps on how to install TWRP Recovery and Root Mi Note 2.

Install TWRP Recovery and Root Mi Note 2

To get started you need to follow the steps listed under early preparations. After following these steps you can proceed to Install TWRP Recovery and Root Xiaomi Mi Note 2.

Early Preparations:

  1. Take a complete backup of your important data and settings.
  2. Charge your device to at least 65% before you proceed to avoid the unwanted shutdown in between the rooting process.
  3. Enable USB Debugging from Settings > Developer Options. How? Follow here.
  4. Install Xiaomi Mi Note 2 USB Drivers on PC.
  5. Setup ADB and Fastboot Drivers.
  6. Unlock Bootloader on Xiaomi Mi Note 2.

Disclaimer: We are not responsible for any damage to your Xiaomi Mi Note 2. Proceed with the steps listed below at your own risk.

Install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Mi Note 2:

Step 1: Download TWRP Recovery for Mi Note 2 from here.

Step 2: Extract it and rename the obtained file to “twrp.img“.

Step 3: Copy the “twrp.img” file inside ADB and Fastboot folder.

Step 4: Now open the ADB and Fastboot folder and press and hold the Shift key and right-click inside the folder at the empty space and choose Open command window here.

Step 5: Connect your device to PC.

Step 6: Enter the below command to boot Xiaomi Mi Note 2 into Fastboot Mode.

adb reboot bootloader

Step 7: Enter the below command to flash TWRP Recovery on Mi Note 2.

fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

Step 8: Enter the below command to Reboot Xiaomi Mi Note 2.

fastboot reboot

That’s it, with the installation of TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Mi Note 2.

Root Mi Note 2 using SuperSU zip Package:

Step 1: Download SuperSu zip package [Link] and transfer to your device.

Step 2: Power off and boot into Recovery Mode by pressing and holding Volume Up and Power buttons together.

Step 3: From TWRP Recovery Menu tap on Install and choose the SuperSU zip package.

Step 4: Swipe to confirm flash.

Step 5: Once done, Reboot your device.

To confirm Root Access on Xiaomi Mi Note 2, download Root Checker App.

Have you Rooted your Mi Note 2? If yes, then do share your thoughts on possibilities of rooting an Android device.

Source: MIUI Forum

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