How To Root Xiaomi Mi Max 2 And Install TWRP Recovery – Safe Method

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This guide is only for those who already purchased Xiaomi Mi Max 2 nougat 7.1 and really wish to root Mi Max 2 and install TWRP recovery safely. After getting root access Mi Max 2, you can customize your device in various modes like can install custom ROMs, can install twrp recovery and also can use root required app on your rooted xiaomi Mi Max 2 Smartphone.

Same as you can perform many other advanced tasks like can change IMEI number, can increase battery life and can delete pre-installed apps etc. Root access is a powerful feature of android phone for advanced users who really want to use their Smartphone with full potential.

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 was launched in June, 2017 on Amazon flash sale. 6.6 inch large IPS LCD capacitive touch screen with 1080 x 1820 pixels makes it different from other Smartphone. Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 with 4GB RAM 128/ 64/32GB ROM is enough to boost its performance and speed.

So now in this post we will show you how it’s easy to root Xiaomi Mi max 2 smartphone safely. Just follow the below root guide to root Xiaomi Mi Max 2 and install TWRP recovery to flash any zip firmware to upgrade your device on other MIUI version.


What You Will Find Here?

Here in this post we are going to share full detail post about

  • How to root Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Nougat and lower version [get root access on Xiaomi Mi Max 2 MIUI9 & MIUI8]
  • How to install TWRP recovery on Mi Max 2? [Flash custom recovery on Mi Max 2]

So if you are ready to root Mi Max 2 MIUI9 / MIUI8 then first you need to install TWRP recovery on Mi Max 2 and then you need to flash superSu file to root Mi Max 2. TWRP recovery got upgraded with material designed to TWRP 3.1.0 that means now you can install latest TWRp 3.1.0 on Mi Max 2. So now just follow this Mi Max 2 root guide to install twrp recovery and root Mi Max 2 safely.


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Before starting the root process of Mi Max 2, special thanks to Mi Forum member and XDA developer who provide this unofficial TWRP recovery for Mi Max 2. First off all read below post carefully and follow the step one by one to root Mi Max 2 and install twrp recovery on Mi Max 2 without any issue.

Important Points Before Root Xiaomi Mi Max 2
Rooting of any device may void phone warranty.

Wrong process may brick your phone permanently. So follow the root guide carefully.

Bootloader should be unlock of your phone before rooting.

Take backup of your phone data. Rooting process will wipe all phone data and user data.

Charge your phone aprox 60%.

How To Root Mi Max 2 & Install TWRP Recovery

Root Xiaomi Mi Max 2

At first read all instructions and important points before rooting your own device. In order to root Xiaomi Mi max2 you have to follow these below three major steps.

[a] Unlock Bootloader on Xiaomi Mi Max 2

[b] Install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Mi Max 2

[C] Flash supersu root file using TWRP recovery

Steps To Root Xiaomi Mi max 2 & Install TWRP Recovery

Step 01 Pre-Requirements

  • Take backup of your phone data like message, contacts, photos & videos.
  • Charge your phone aprox 60%
  • Data cable or USB cable to connect your phone with pc.

[a] Unlock Bootloader on Xiaomi Mi Max 2

Step02 Unlock Bootloader Of Xiaomi Mi Max 2

Before starting the process, bootloader of Mi Max 2 should be unlock . So click the below link to unlock bootloader of  Xiaomi Mi Max 2 and come here again to start rooting Mi Max 2 mobile.

Step03 Download And Installation

[Please notify us if you found any link broken]

Step04 Enable Usb Debugging On Mi Max 2

  • To enable developer option go to your phone setting>> About phone.
  • Tab on build number option for 7 times .now you will get the message “you are now a developer”.
  • Go back again and enter into the “developer”
  • Now find the “USB debugging” option and enable it.
  • Same as you will see the “OEM” option then enable it.

Step 05

[b] Install TWRP Recovery On Xiaomi Mi Max 2

At first you have to install TWRP recovery on Mi Max 2 and then you can flash Supersu file on Xiaomi Mi Max 2 to gain root access.

  • Make sure usb drivers are installed on pc.
  • Make sure USB 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]
  • Now download the TWRP file from above link and place it into the folder where ADB installed and rename it as Reovery.img

  • Now click on any blank area in ADB folder and then Press and hold Shift Key +Right click and select “open command window here”

  • Boot Mi Max 2 In to Fastboot Mode

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

Boot Mi Max 2 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 Mi Max 2 Into Fastboot Mode Manually

Power off device then press & hold Volume down key + power key together at the same time.

xiaomi fastboot mode

  • Now again type the below command and hit enter button

fastboot devices

  • Now again type the below command to install twrp recovery on Mi Max 2 and hit enter button
[Make sure twrp recovery [ recovery.img] is already placed into the adb folder]

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

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

fastboot boot recovery.img

[Command will boot your device into newly installed TWRP recovery]
  • All Done!!! Now you can see newly installed twrp recovery on your Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Smartphone.

[C] Flash supersu root file using TWRP recovery

Step06

Root Mi Max 2 By Flashing supersu File

now after installation of twrp recovery, you are ready to root Mi Max 2 by flashing supersu file. Follow the below instructions to get root access on Mi Max 2.

  • Make sure your phone is into twrp recovery mode.
  • 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 file data of your device.

twrp format data

  • And come back to main menu of TWRP.
  • Now connect the device with pc and move the “SuperSu zip” into the internal storage of your device.
  • Now again click on “Install” button and browse the “Supersu” file and swipe it.

twrp flash supersu

  • That’s it. All done!!!
  • Congratulations, you root have rooted Xiaomi Mi Max 2 successfully.

This is all about how to root Mi Max 2 with pc using twrp recovery and how to install twrp recovery on Mi Max 2 mobile? If you are searching a way to root Mi Max 2 without pc then we will update it in future if we get any proper method to root Xiaomi Mi Max 2 without pc. Till now you can’t install twrp recovery on Mi Max 2 without pc because all twrp recovery apps work only on rooted android device.

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