How To Root Redmi 5A MIUI 9 | Redmi 5A TWRP Recovery

Redmi 5A MIUI 9 / Redmi 5A TWRP Recovery : Recently Xiaomi is going to launch it’s brand new budget MIUI 9 nougat android Smartphone, Redmi 5A. Great news is that device has received an unofficial TWRP recovery for root lovers. Install twrp recovery on Redmi 5A MIUI9 and flash Supersu exploit or Magisk to gain root access.



So, in this root guide we will show you how to install TWRP recovery on Redmi 5a and how to root Redmi 5A without dead risk?

It is must to know that Bootloader should be unlock on Redmi 5A before root process. You can’t flash twrp recovery on Redmi 5a without unlock boot loader. So bootloader unlocking should be your first step in order to root Redmi 5a Nougat Smartphone. Don’t worry, we will show all steps one by one in this Redmi 5A root guide. Just follow the below steps one by one as it and get root access on Redmi 5A Miui 9.

What You Will Find Here?

In this post we are going to share full detail post about……….

  • How to unlock Bootloader Of redmi 5a MIUI 9 Smartphone.
  • Easy method to install TWRP recovery on redmi 5a MIUI 9.
  • Flash root file to root redmi 5a MIUI 9  [get root access on redmi 5a Nougat]

If you are ready to root redmi 5a then read the complete post carefully and after that apply it on your own Redmi 5a as it is. One wrong step may brick your device permanently. So make sure, you are following the complete procedure correctly.

Important Points Before Root Redmi 5a

  • Check Bootloader status. It should be unlock. [Unlock Bootloader]
  • Bootloader unlocking will void phone warranty.
  • Root process will wipe all user data & phone data completely.
  • Wrong root file or root process may may brick your device. Do it on your own risk.
  • Charge device approx 70% before proceed to root process.
  • Try to use well working USB cable.

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Download Root files & Twrp Recovery For Redmi 5A




Minimal adb & fastboot tool  Download Download
Redmi 5a USB driver Download
Twrp recovery for Redmi 5a Download
SuperSu file Download

Pre- Requirements To Root & Install Twrp on Redmi 5a

Step01 Enable USB debugging & OEM Unlock

  • Enable Developer Option – Go to phone Setting >> About Phone >> Tap 7 times on MIUI Version
  • Enable OEM & Debugging – Go to phone Setting >> additional Setting >> Enable USB debugging & OEM

USB debugging & OEM must be enabled to flash twrp recovery. It’s a debug mode when USB is connected. Otherwise, pc can’t reconize your device in any how condition.

Step02 Install Minimal adb & fastboot mode

It’s a 15 second process. Go through the below link and install minimal adb & fastboot tool on pc. Adb & fastboot tool is must to execute the twrp installation commands.

Install Minimal adb & fastboot tool

Step03 Redmi 5a USB Drivers

Don’t forget to install Redmi 5a USB divers on pc. Most of the time it will install automatically when you will connect the the device pc. If not, then install Redmi 5a usb drivers manually.

How To Root Redmi 5A MIUI 9 | Redmi 5A TWRP Recovery

Once you are ready with all pre-requirements then go ahead for next. In order to root Redmi 5a MIUI9, you have to follow these below major steps properly. Let’s see, how to gain root access on Redmi 5A MIUI9 mobile?

[a] Unlock Redmi 5a Bootloader.

[b] Install TWRP recovery on Redmi 5a MIUI9.

[C] Flash Root files Using TWRP Recovery.

[a] Unlock Redmi 5a Bootloader.

As we already told you, bootloader must be unlock on Redmi 5a mobile. Otherwise, you can’t flash twrp recovery in any how condition. So bootloader unloking must be your first step in order to root redmi 5a Smartphone.

Follow the universal Xiaomi bootloader unlocking guide from here.

[b] Install TWRP recovery on Redmi 5a MIUI9

Twrp recovery installation is the second step before root Redmi 5a MIUI9 nougat mobile. Follow the twrp recovery installation process for Redmi 5a Nougat Miui9.

  • First of all, download & Install usb drivers on pc.
  • EnableUSB debugging enabled on your device.
  • Make sure Minimal ADB and Fastboot tool is installed on pc.
  • Now open the Minimal ADB and fastboot tool folder on pc.
[Installation directory of adb tool c:\\ >>ADB Folder]

  • Copy the downloaded TWRP recovery and paste it into the adb folder. Don’t forget to rename it as recovery.img

  • Go to adb installation directory, click on any blank area in ADB folder and then Press and hold Shift Key +Right mouse click and select “open command window here” as shown in below screenshot.

  • Boot Redmi 5a Into Fatoboot Mode

Here you may use command prompt method or manual method to boot your device into fastboot mode.

Boot Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Into Fastboot Mode By Command

  • Connect the phone with pc via USB cable and enter the below command to boot it into fastboot mode.

adb reboot bootloader

Boot Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Into Fastboot Mode Manually

Power off device then press & hold Volume down key + power key together at the same time till you see the Mi bunny mascot on the screen.

xiaomi fastboot mode

  • This time type the below command and hit enter button

fastboot devices

[Command will show all fastboot attached devices]

  • Again type the below command to install twrp recovery on Xiaomi Redmi Y1 and hit enter button
[Make sure twrp recovery [ recovery.img] is already placed into the adb folder]

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

[Command will flash twrp recovery on the device]

  • After completing the above process, now type the below command to boot it into recovery mode.

fastboot boot recovery.img

[Command will boot device into newly installed twrp recovery]
  • All Done!!! Now you can see newly installed twrp recovery on your Redmi 5a Smartphone.

IMPORTANT When your device will boot into newly installed twrp recovery for the first time, it will ask to “Keep System Read only”. Don’t Allow it. Click on “Keep Read Only” option. Otherwise, your device may stuck on Mi logo.

In other hand, after moving the root files like SuperSu or magisk file, you can allow system modification.


[C] Root Redmi 5a Using SuperSu

After successful installation of twrp recovery, now you are ready to root redmi 5a without pc. No need to use pc to flash redmi 5a root files. Here you may use Supersu root file or Magisk file. Select any one root file and flash using twrp recovery. Be ready to root redmi 5a without pc.

Root Redmi 5a Using SuperSu File

Note: Make sure your phone is into twrp recovery mode. If not then boot it manually.

[Power off >> Press & hold Volume up key + Power key together >> Select Recovery option]

  • Select your preferred language from the list and set it according to you and tap on “never Show this screen on boot again” and swipe allow modifications.
  • Select “Format date” to format all files data of your device.

twrp format data

  • And come back to main menu of TWRP.
  • Next, connect the device with pc and move the “SuperSu zip” file into the internal storage of your device.
  • From Twrp recovery, tap on “Install” button and browse the “Supersu zip” file and swipe to confirm flash.

twrp flash supersu

  • Here it may take couple of minutes to flash supersu file on Redmi 5a MIUI9 nougat 7.1 mobile.
  • That’s it. All done!!!
  • Congratulations, you root have rooted Redmi 5a Nougat successfully.

All set and now you can reboot your device normally. It may take long time to boot into normally after flashing process. So sit back and wait to boot it automatically.


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This is all about “how to root Redmi 5a miui 9 without dead risk and how to install twrp recovery on redmi 5a MIUI9?” Simply follow all the above steps as it is and get root access on Redmi 5a to enjoy root benefits. After root redmi 5a, you can install custom ROM, can change IMEi number, can change device ID or can unlock redmi 5a hidden features.

Till now facing any problem to root Xiaomi Redmi 5a without pc, leave your comment.

Jagmohan Singh Negi

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