Here is how to install TWRP custom recovery and root Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro. Recently, Xiaomi launched the latest budget smartphone, which is Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro. This device is the successor of the Redmi Note 7 Pro smartphone. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro came with better cameras, better design, and powerful hardware. The device has 6.39 inches Super AMOLED, 1080 x 2340 pixels Screen resolution and screen covered with Gorilla Glass 5. The Redmi Note 8 Pro is powered by MediaTek Helio G90T Octa-core Processor along with 6/8 GB of RAM and 64/128/256 GB of internal storage.
The phone has a Quad rear camera which is 64+8+2+2 MP and 20 MP cameras in front of selfies. The smartphone is running on Android 9.0 Pie based on MIUI 10 OS out of the box. So if you are the owner of this phone and want to modify or customize your device, then Xiaomi recently released kernel sources for the device. Now the TWRP custom recovery is available for download and you can root Xiaom Redmi Note 8 Pro. Here in this article, we come with a detailed guide on how to install the TWRP custom recovery and root Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro.
TWRP is custom recovery which is the most popular in the Android world. It allows users to flash custom ROMS, SuperSu, Mods, create and restore Nandroid backup, and much more. Also, we can take many more advantages from our phone after installing the TWRP custom recovery.
Rooting is the process which enables you to get the full access over the internal file system on your device. Also, it will enhance the speed of your phone and also increases battery life. If you wish to download and install the TWRP custom recovery and root Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro with Magisk, then go ahead and follow the given steps.
DroidGuides will not responsible for any damage that occurred to your Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro during or after the installation of TWRP custom recovery. Please keep in mind that replacing the stock recovery with TWRP recovery isn’t an official process so that you will lose the warranty of your Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro.
- Take a proper backup of all your important data like your contacts, call logs, texts, images, videos and audio files on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro before starting the flashing process. We recommend keeping everything safe and secured by syncing your files with your account.
- Install ADB and Fastboot to your personal computer
- A Windows-based PC will be required for this process to install the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro USB drivers and the Android SDK toolkit.
- The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked. Otherwise, you’ll not be able to flash the TWRP.
- Enable USB Debugging option by navigating to Menu – Settings – Developer Options.
- The battery level of your Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphone should be at least about 70% to avoid unexpected shutdowns during installation.
Steps To Install TWRP Recovery For Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro And Root With Magisk:
1: First of all transfer the SuperSU zip package to your Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro that you have already downloaded from the above link.
2: Now rename Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro TWRP Recovery file to recovery.img.
3: Move recovery.img to platform-tools folder in the Android SDK folder.
4: After moving the image to the Android SDK folder, connect Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro to your PC via USB cable.
5: Now launch a command prompt window from inside the platform-tools folder and type the following command:
adb reboot bootloader
6: After the bootloader screen appears on the screen of your Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro, type this command:
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
7: After the Recovery flashing process completes, give the following command:
8: Just reboot your Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro into recovery mode to flash SuperSU by giving this command:
adb reboot recovery
9: Simply tap on the Install option in TWRP, browse UPDATE-SuperSU-vx.xx.zip where you’ve transferred. Select it.
It will take some time, wait till it’s flashed after confirming the installation.
10: Now you’ll need to reboot your Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro by navigating to Reboot > System option.
These were the easy steps to install TWRP Recovery on Redmi Note 8 Pro.
Steps to Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro With Magisk:
Congrats! Your Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is now rooted, and TWRP Recovery is installed on it successfully. To confirm that either your Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is properly rooted or not, download and install the Root Checker app from the Play Store.