How To Unlock Bootloader, Install TWRP Recovery And Root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Without PC
Unlock Bootloader, Install TWRP Recovery And Root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Without PC
TWRP recovery installation and root guide for Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S : Hey Xiaomi users if you are searching a way to root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S without pc then you have landed on right place. Before going through the root guide, is must to understand that one click root method will not work on latest Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S mobile. So you have to flash twrp recovery on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S and then root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S without pc using magisk or supersu root file.
As we all know Xiaomi is the most popular smartphone manufacturer worldwide. Latest technology, highly rich features and lowest prices are the key of it’s success. In year 2016, Xiaomi released the first bezel-less design and announced the Mi Mix series. And now in this year 2018, Xiaomi announced the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S after getting huge success for Mi Mix 2 mobile.
According the new flash Xiaomi mi Mix 2 can be release in India at 7th may 2018. Till now device is available in China market. But if you wish to buy, you can buy Mi Mix 2S online from resellers. So anyhow, if you have got the device and want to root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S then follow the below guide and get root access on the device.
Guide TO Install TWRP Recovery And Root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Without Pc
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Indian price can be approx. 37990 /- Rs and release date may be 7th may 2018. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S runs on latest Oreo 8.0 and comes with 5.9-inch Full HD+ IPS display, dual 12+12MP rear camera with a dual-tone LED flash & a 5MP front-facing camera. Powerful Mi Mix 2s is powered by 2.45GHz octa-core Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB RAM, 128 GB ROM and 3400 mAh powerful battery.
These features are enough to boost its performance and speed. But if you are an advance android user and love to customize and modification then root is must for you. Rooting allows user to customize the device in your own way. That means you can replace default stock recovery, can install custom ROM to enjoy other android user interface. Moreover, user can enable hidden features of Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S handset, those are restricted by manufacture for non-rooted users.
In single sentence, after getting root access on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S user can apply different android tricks & tweaks as a developer.
Important Points Before Root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s
If you are newbie user about rooting then this section is very important for you.
In order to root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, you have to unlock bootloader first and then install twrp recovery on Mi Mix 2s oreo mobile. Finally you can root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s without pc or computer by using supersu or magisk root files.
- Unlock bootloader, must be your first step.
- Replace stock recovery with custom recovery like cwm/twrp.
- Flash magisk or supersu using twrp, final step.
Thanks to Xiaomi EU forum member ingbrzy, we now have hands on an unofficial TWRP build for the device. We aren’t sure if the provided image was compiled by the provider or not, but rest assured, it works like a charm. Users can easily install this TWRP recovery image on their unlocked device and root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S using Magisk.
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How To Root & Install TWRP On Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
Now we are going to start root procedure for Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S with all necessary files and guides. Read all the instructions and pre-requirements carefully.
- Rooting process will wipe all user data and phone data completely. So don’t forget to take backup of your important files.
How to take backup of Xiaomi phone [Loacl & Online]
- Charge the phone battery approx. 70% to prevent accidental power off in between root process.
- Working USB cable to flash twrp recovery.
DOWNLOAD SECTION : Download Xiaomi Mi Max 2S TWRP Recovery and Root File
Xiaomi Mi Max 2S TWRP Recovery – DOWNLOAD / Mirror
Xiaomi Mi Max 2S Root File – DOWNLOAD [Magisk]
Xiaomi Mi Max 2S Root File – DOWNLOAD [SuperSu]
Minimal ADB & Fastboot Tool – DOWNLOAD[Use SuperSu root file either use Magsik root file to root the device]
Unlock Bootloader, Install TWRP & Root Mi Mix 2S Oreo 8.0
In oreder to Xiaomi Mi Max 2S mobile, you have to follow the below major steps one by one.
- Step01 Unlock Bootloader On Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
- Step02 Flash TWRP Recovery On Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
- Step03 Flash Root File & Root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Without Pc
Step01 Unlock Bootloader On Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
Bootloader unlocking is the first step in order to root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S MIUI9.5 phone. By default, it’s come with pre-locked bootloader and never allows user to apply changes on the device. So it’s must to unlock bootloader of Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S officially.
We already arranged a full detail post about to unlock bootloader of any Xiaomi device. Check below guide.
GUIDE: How to unlock bootloader of any Xiaomi phones officially?
At first unlock bootloader of your phone and come here again for next step.
Step02 Flash TWRP Recovery On Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
Once you have bootloader unlocked Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s MIUI9.5, you are able to install custom recovery on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s. TWRP recovery installation is the most important and it will replace your default stock recovery and then you can flash root files, custom roms, kernel and other third party zip files.
Instructions To Flash TWRP On Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S MIUI9.5 Oreo 8.0
- First off all download and install “minimal adb & fastboot tool” on windows pc. [If already installed, you can skip this step]
- Extract the downloaded “TWRP_polaris.zip” file and rename it as recovery.img file.
Example: Change TWRP_polaris.zip file name as recovery.img
- Now copy the “recovery.img” file as it is and transfer it into “ADB Folder” location.
ADB Folder Location: C:\ Drive >> ADB
- Click anywhere into adb folder, press & hold “Shift” key + Right mouse key and select “open command window here” or “open powershell window here” option.
- Now a new command window will be appear in front of you. Don’t close the window, we will use it next step.
- Come to the device, go to phone setting and enable USB debugging & OEM unlock [Must]
GUIDE: How to enable USB debugging and OEM
- Now power off the device properly and boot Mi Mix 2s into fastboot mode manually.
Power off >> Press & hold volume down + power key together at the same time until you see the bunny logo.
- Connect the device with pc via USB cable properly.
- Open command window and execute the following command to check the device is properly connected or not.
[Command will show Device ID as numeric strings]
- Next, execute the below command to flash twrp recovery automatically.
[Command will flash twrp recovery on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s]
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
- After completing the flashing process, type or enter below command.
[Command will reboot the automatically]
All Done!!! You have successfully installed TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s MIUI9.5 Oreo 8.0 phone.
Step03 Flash Root File & Root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Without Pc
As we already told you, if you have custom recovery on the device then you can root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S without pc using magisk root file.
IMPORTANT : There is no any method to root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s without twrp recovery. Magisk or Supersu root files can be flash using custom recovery like cwm or twrp.
- Download supersu zip file and don’t extract it. Just copy it and transfer it into internal storage of the device.
- You can unplug the device from pc.
- Now boot Mi Mix 2s again into newly installed twrp recovery manually.
Power OFF >> Press & hold volume up + power key together at the same time and wait for few seconds.
- If the device is booting into recovery first time, it will ask you to select “read only” option or select “Swipe to allow modification” option. We recommend you to select “Swipe to allow modification” option.
- Once you are into recovery menu, tap on “Install” option and browse the “supersu.zip” file from internal storage and swipe to flash.
- Flashing may take few minutes, so wait to complete the flashing process.
- Finally hit on “reboot System” option to restart the device in normal mode.
Note: Device may take long time to reboot in it’s first boot. So keep patience and sit back.Don’t apply the force reboot.
Once the device reboot into the OS, download and install “root checker” app to confirm root status of the device. This time it should be rooted.
Q1 Bootloader unlocking is necessary before root?
Ans. Yes, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s come with pre-locked bootloader and bootloader of the device must be unlock. Otherwise you can’t customize the device in any how condition.
Q2 Can I root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S without TWRP recovery?
Ans. No, there is no any way to root MI Mix 2 without twrp recovery. Sometimes it may possible with root toolkit, but unfortunately till now there is no any root toolkit for Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s.
Q3 Can I root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s using Magisk root file?
Ans. Yes, you can use Magisk root file as a Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s root file. Check “how to root any android phone using Magisk?”
Q4 how to Root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s without losing data?
Ans. If you are using official bootloader unlocking process fro Mi Mix 2s then it will now wipe phone data & user data. That means, you can root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s without losing data but do it on your own risk. [Backup is most important, if you are going for rooting]
Q5 Install twrp and root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s without losing phone warranty- is it possible?
Ans. Technically you can’t. For bootloader unlcking, you have to request for permission officially. That means, Xiaomi discontinue the phone warranty after unlock bootloader.
So guys, I think each and every thing is clear in your mind and you are ready to install twrp recovery & root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 without computer.
Once you have root privilege, you are free to customize the device in your own way and also can apply different android tricks & tweaks.
Till now if you have any quarry regarding this post, please feel free to ask us by leaving your valuable comment.
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