Download and install the official TWRP Recovery for Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator. The users of Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator will be glad to know that the official TWRP custom recovery is available for download and ready to install. Both devices are currently available in China only. So if you are the users of one of these smartphones and waiting for the official support of TWRP custom recovery, then the wait is over.
Now you can download and install the official TWRP Recovery for Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator. All thanks to the XDA Senior Member TingyiChen for ported and has brought support to the official TWRP custom recovery to the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator. We are all are know that in the field of customization, the first step is to install the TWRP custom recovery. There are many more advantages to flashing the TWRP custom recovery.
Once you install this official TWRP recovery, you will be able to flash different custom ROMs, root your device, create and restore the Nandroid backup, and much more. Also, you can install third-party apps that required root access. Here in this article, we come with a simple guide on how to download and install the official TWRP Recovery for Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator.
In order to install the TWRP custom recovery, your device should have unlocked the bootloader first. Without unlocking the bootloader, you will not be able to flash official TWRP recovery for Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator. If you are an advanced user and wish to customize your device or need modifications in the Android OS by flashing the custom firmware, then you are on the right page.
DroidGuides will not responsible for any damage that occurred to your Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator 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 Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator.
- Take a proper backup of all your important data like your contacts, call logs, texts, images, videos, and audio files on Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator 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 Mi 8 SE and Mi TranslatorUSB 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 Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator smartphone should be at least about 70% to avoid unexpected shutdowns during installation.
Steps To Install Official TWRP Recovery For Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator:
1: First of all transfer the SuperSU zip package to your Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator that you have already downloaded from the above link.
2: Now rename Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator 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 Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator 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 Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator, type this command:
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
7: After the Recovery flashing process completes, give the following command:
8: Just reboot your Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator 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 Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator by navigating to Reboot > System option.
These were the easy steps to Install Official TWRP Recovery on Mi 8 SE and Mi Translator.