How to enter Xiaomi Mix 2 into Bootloader/fastboot mode: Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is an exceptional device which comes with numerous exciting features and specifications. It comes with a 5.99-inch IPS display screen with a resolution of 2160x100p, a 403 PPI density, and an aspect ratio of 18:9. It comes powered by an Octa-Core 4 x 2.45GHz Kyro Hexacore Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Processor as well as a 6/8 GB RAM. It has an internal storage capacity of 64 GB which can be expanded using a microSD card. Its other features include a fingerprint scanner, a 12.0 MP camera, dual SIM standby, and more.
Fastboot mode or also known as bootloader mode is very useful when it comes to performing different functions on any Android device. Some of the most common uses of bootloader mode include flashing firmware (Stock ROMs), installing OTA updates, flashing custom Recoveries such as CWM and TWRP, removing bloatware, restoring backups, tweaking system settings, overclocking Android phones, and much more.
Today, in this post, we are going to tell you about gaining access to bootloader/fastboot mode on your Xiaomi Mix 2. There are two methods using which you can enter into fastboot mode, you must select the one which is more convenient according to the function you are performing.
Steps to enter Xiaomi Mix 2 into Bootloader/fastboot mode
Using Hardware Keys
- Turn off your Xiaomi Mi Mix 2.
- Now, press and hold the volume keys + Power key for about 10 seconds.
- After the fastboot screen appears, release the keys.
- Done! You have entered the fastboot mode.
Using ADB Command
- For this method, you will need to have ADB and fastboot driver installed on your computer.
- You also need to enable the USB Debugging on your device. You will need to go to settings, navigate to the ‘About Phone’ section. Tap the MIUI version to enter the developer options on your device.
- Exit to the settings, navigate to the additional settings and then scroll until you come to the developer options.
- Now, you will come across a checkbox for enabling the USB Debugging which you need to enable.
- Now you have enabled the USB Debugging mode.
- Now, connect your Android device to your PC/Laptop.
- In the start menu, open the command window and then run the terminal. Type CMD which will open the command prompt terminal.
- Enter the following command ‘adb devices’ for checking if your device has got connected or not.
- Type the following command to boot into the fastboot mode
“adb reboot bootloader”
- Done! Your device will be automatically rebooted to bootloader.