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How To Root and Install TWRP Recovery On Xiaomi Redmi 5A (Riva)

Install TWRP and Root Xiaomi Redmi 5A
Written by Dibyajyoti Kabi

Here we are with a guide to Safely Install TWRP Recovery and Root Xiaomi Redmi 5A: Xiaomi Redmi 5A (riva)users, we have a great new for you all.An unofficial build of TWRP recovery for Xiaomi Redmi 5A is now available for download.We will be sharing a step by step guide below to root Xiaomi Redmi 5A running Android 7.1 Nougat.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A was launched in October 2017.It is equipped with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels at a PPI of 294 pixels per inch. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM.It has 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.The Xiaomi Redmi 5A packs a 13-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel front facing camera for selfies.The Xiaomi Redmi 5A runs Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box and houses a 3000mAh non removable battery.

In order to root the device, first, you have to unlock the bootloader of your device then install a custom recovery like TWRP via ADB and fastboot.Once TWRP is installed on your device, you can easily flash the latest version of SuperSu to get root access.Don’t worry we will be sharing a detailed guide to safely Root Xiaomi Redmi 5A and Install TWRP Recovery

Now, there are many advantages of a phone like the Xiaomi Redmi 5A which has an openable bootloader which means that the smartphone can be rooted easily and the TWRP recovery or any custom recovery can be installed on your phone. Now, we have attached a method below so that you can install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 5A and root it by installing SuperSu root pack

Also, if you install TWRP recovery on your smartphone then you can also root your smartphone and then you can install any other ROM as well. Now, you should follow this guide properly for a successful installation of recovery on your phone.

You need a computer in order to flash the TWRP recovery on your device. Once the installation process is complete, you can follow the below step by step instructions to download and flash the SuperSU zip file or latest Magisk on your to grant the root permissions to your device. Follow the guide carefully and make sure to a complete backup before you proceed.

In order to root Xiaomi Redmi 5A  and install TWRP on Xiaomi Redmi 5A you have to follow the steps written below carefully, But before proceeding to follow this guide read the points given below carefully

If you are new to TWRP recovery and rooting then here we first share some facts about Android rooting.

If you want to root your device without using PC/Computer or Laptop by One Click Root Tool, then follow the linked guide below

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What is Rooting An Android Device Mean?

Rooting is the process of gaining full admin control of the Android device.You can use the device to its full potential,‘Rooting’ means giving yourself special privilege or “root permissions” on your phone. It’s similar to running programs as administrators in Windows.

After rooting your device you can install different MODs, kernel, ROMs on your device.You can install latest Android updates (like the Android 6.0.1 marshmallow) On old device by installing third party ROMs like CyanogenMod 13.You can overclock the CPU and GPU of your device to get the best performance.You can hibernate any app you want.You can underclock the CPU to get better battery life.

For more information about Android rooting, check out our detailed post here > What Is Rooting Android Phone? Advantages And Disadvantages

What Is TWRP Recovery and Some of its benefits?

TWRP is a custom recovery for Android.It is the most popular Android custom recovery.It replaces the stock recovery On Android devices.It comes with many extra features compared to the stock recovery.It needs the bootoader to be unlocked.If your bootloader is locked then check out the guide here > How To Unlock Bootloader Of Any Android Using Fastboot.Some devices like Xiaomi and Huawei phones need a unlock code.

Some Of the benefits Of Having TWRP Recovery

  • Users Can Install Custom ROMs, MODs, Kernel via TWRP recovery
  • Users can flash system image (.img) file via TWRP recovery.
  • You can flash modding zip files
  • It is being used to install Xposed Modules
  • Easy to Root and Unroot using TWRP Recovery flashable zip SuperSU
  • Users can root by flashing magisk via TWRP recovery
  • You can create nandroid backup via TWRP
  • Can remove all bloatware using TWRP Recovery.
  • You can flash Custom Kernel To underclock and overclock.
  • You can clean Wipe, Cache, and Data via TWRP recovery.
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Warning

rootmygalaxy.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your device while following this tutorial. Do it at your own risk.

Pre-Requisites

Downloads

How to Root Xiaomi Redmi 5A and Install TWRP Recovery (riva)

Install TWRP and Root Xiaomi Redmi 5A

If you want to root your device then you have to install TWRP via Odin then you can flash the SuperSu to get root access.

Installing TWRP On Xiaomi Redmi 5A

The first method you can Install the TWRP recovery then flash the SuperSu or Magisk to get your device rooted

  • Check out the Pre-Requirement Section above (Important)
  • Make sure your device’s bootloader is unlocked.Check out the link given above to unlock the bootloader if you haven’t done it yet
  • Now download the TWRP Recovery (Root Tool Kit) For Redmi 5A (Download section above)
  • Now follow the given guide to Install TWRP Recovery On Redmi 5A

How to Root Xiaomi Redmi 5A

After Installing the TWRP recovery on your device, you can boot into TWRP recovery by following the linked guide.Then you can flash the Supersu or Magisk to get root access on your device.

#1 Using SuperSu (Root Xiaomi Redmi 5A )
  • Download the latest SuperSu.zip
  • Now follow the given guide to Install SuperSu On your device  to get root access
#2 Using Magisk (Root Xiaomi Redmi 5A )
  • Download the latest Magisk
  • Now follow the guide to flash magisk via TWRP to get root access on your device
  • Done!! This will Root Xiaomi Xiaomi Redmi 5A successfully

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About the author

Dibyajyoti Kabi

Dibyajyoti an Android enthusiast, a tech-blogger and an avid reader.He is graduated in B.tech.He is the founder and chief editor in rootmygalaxy.net

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