Step-By-Step Guide to Root Xiaomi Mi A2 and Install TWRP Recovery: After releasing the Xiaomi Mi 6X in China, Xiaomi has finally released its Global version with stock Android. The Global variant is named as Xiaomi Mi A2 (Jasmine). The device is the successor of last years Xiaomi Mi A1 which was the first Android One device from Xiaomi.
As this is a Google’s Android One device, the developers support for this device is awesome. The device has already received a working recovery which means, the device can be rooted now. We are thankful to the developer and XDA Senior member TingyiChen. Here in this post, we gonna share the steps to Root Xiaomi Mi A2 and Install TWRP Recovery.
The Xiaomi Mi A2 comes equipped with a large 5.99 inches FHD screen. The display resolution is 1080×2160 pixels. Mi A2 is powered by Snapdragon 660 coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage. It houses a 3000 mAh battery. It sports a 20 MP front and back camera. It has a dual camera setup on the rear side.
If you have never rooted your device as you thought rooting is highly complex and unsafe, then all your misconceptions will be quashed in this post. Today, in this post, we are going to tell you all about rooting and how you can root your Xiaomi Mi A2 after installing TWRP. Once you have rooted your device, you will have opened up a whole new array of features which will help you play with the interface, make changes to the settings, get rid of the bloatware, upgrade/downgrade the firmware, and more.
If you are new to TWRP recovery and rooting then here we first share some facts about Android rooting.
- Lineage OS 16 (Android 9.0 Pie) Devices List
- Download Magisk v14.0 and Magisk Manager v5.3.0 (Oreo Root)
- FlashFire v0.70 is available for download with support for Android 8.0 Oreo
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.
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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- Make sure that the USB drivers for your Android device are installed on the PC.
- Follow the below Guide Exactly or else it may lead to brick your device. RootMyGalaxy.net is not responsible for any damage.
- Enable USB Debugging. Guide > How to Enable Developer Options, USB Debugging and OEM Unlock on Android
- We recommend to take complete backup and proceed.
- Maintain 50-60% battery to prevent sudden shut down between the process.
How To Root Xiaomi Mi A2 and Install TWRP Recovery (Jasmine)
How To Install TWRP Recovery On Xiaomi Mi A2
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 Repack img For Xiaomi Mi A2
- Now follow the given guide to Install TWRP Recovery On Xiaomi Mi A2
| Note: use the below fastboot commands in CMD to flash the recovery
fastboot flash boot_b TWRP-3.2.3-jasmine-20180804.img
fastboot set_active b
How to Root Xiaomi Mi A2
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 Mi A2 )
- Download the latest zip
- Now follow the given guide to Install SuperSu On your device to get root access
#2 Using Magisk (Root Xiaomi Mi A2 )
- 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 Mi A2 successfully
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