After a long time, we are back again on one more guide on Xiaomin phones. This time in this tutorial we will discuss how to Root Xiaomi Mi Max and install Official TWRP Recovery. Xiaomi Mi Max is already launched, and most of the user already booked the phone and some of the already get the new devices. And after the launch of the Phone, some of the developers released the Official TWRP recovery or the phone. Which you can use on your to flash the custom ROM and get the root access on Xiaomi Mi Max. To Root Xiaomi Mi Max Android phone all you have to unlock the bootloader and flash the TWRP recovery with the ADB commands.
So before we explain to you how to root and install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Mi Max Android phone. Do take the full backup of your phone and read all the instructions very carefully and follow all the steps one by one on your Phone and Windows PC.
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Things You need to Root & Install TWRP Recovery on MI Max Phone
a) Unlock Bootloader on Mi Max Phone. Read how to Unlock Bootloader On Mi Max.
b) Enable ‘USB debugging’ and ‘OEM Unlocking’ option from setting > developer option>. To enable Developer Options, go to About phone and tap the Build Number 7 times.
c) Download ADB and fastboot driver for windows here. And now you will see the ADB folder on your Windows C Drive (C:/ADB)
d) Official TWRP recovery for the Xiaomi Mi Max.
e) Download SuperSu here to Root Xiaomi Mi Max and copy it to your phone sd card.
f) Battery Above 60%.
How to Root Xiaomi Mi Max with TWRP recovery
Step 1. Once you download the recovery image from the above mention link. Rename it to recovery.img
Step 2. Now open the ADB folder that you created above and paste the recovery.img file here.
Step 3. In ADB folder, open the command window thereby pressing and hold the ‘shift’ key and right-clicked anywhere in that folder.
Step 4. Now connect your phone to the PC with USB cable. And boot the phone in fastboot mode. To do this Switch off your phone and Hold “Power + Volume Down” button at the same time to boot into fastboot mode.
Step 5. Now go to the command prompt window that you open in Step 3 and type the following command to check that your phone is connected to the PC or not.
Step 6. Then type the command below to flash the recovery on your Mi Max.
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
Step 7. Now the TWRP is successfully installed on your MI max. Now boot your phone in recovery mode with this command.
fastboot boot recovery.img
OR, Either you could shut down your device and press POWER + VOLUME UP to boot in TWRP recovery mode.
Step 8. Now from TWRP mode. Go to install and Locate the SuperSu zip file. And flash the same on your phone to get the root access.
Step 9. Once done. Reboot your device.
Now your Xiaomi Mi Max is rooted, and TWRP recovery is successfully installed.
Via– MIUI Forum