The Redmi Note 5 Pro is the latest launched smartphone from Xiaomi with some out of the box configuration and at a budget price. Despite all the good and powerful configuration, the phone may still have some limitations due to the MIUI skin. If you are not much satisfied with the pre-installed software or the features that it offers, then you may just want to root the device or install a third-party firmware.
So, if you are looking for a guide to Install TWRP Recovery on your Redmi Note 5 Pro, then you are at right place. In this article, I am going to provide you the correct step by step instruction for installing this Custom Recovery.
TWRP Recovery is a Custom Recovery which is also known as TeamWin Recovery built with a touchscreen-enabled interface which allows users to install third-party firmware and backup the current system, which are often unsupported by stock recovery images.
Advantage Of TWRP Recovery
Before starting the guide, first look at the advantages of TWRP Recovery installed on your Redmi Note 5 Pro.
- With the TWRP Recovery Installed on your device, you can easily root and unroot flashable zip SuperSU.
- You can flash modding zip files to customize your phone.
- You can flash the image file using TWRP Recovery.
- You can easily remove all bloatware using TWRP Recovery.
- The TWRP Recovery allows you to underclock and overclock your phone.
- After installing the TWRP Recovery, you can install Custom ROM, Custom Mods, Custom Kernels or any zip file such as Xposed.
Before starting the process of Installing TWRP Recovery on Redmi Note 5 Pro, these are the points which you have to take care.
- Install the ADB and Fastboot on your Windows or Mac PC. For this, you can check the articles.
- Unlock the Bootloader on your Redmi Note 5 Pro.
- Make your device charged at least 70% to avoid any trouble at the time of rooting.
- The most important thing is to take the backup of your existing data.
Note: This article contains steps for Redmi Note 5 Pro only. Don’t try it on any other smartphone. Also, the process of rooting, unlocking bootloader and flashing is not recommended by the company. Doing these may void the Warranty of your phone.
Download Redmi Note 5 Pro TWRP Recovery File
For installing the TWRP Recovery on your Redmi Note 5 Pro, you need to download the zip file. The link is given below.
Steps to Install TWRP Recovery on Redmi Note 5 Pro
Now, follow these steps to Install the TWRP Recovery on your Redmi Note 5 Pro.
Step 1: First, you have to download the TWRP Recovery file for Redmi Note 5 Pro. The link is provided in the download section.
Step 2: Now, copy the downloaded file to C:\adb. This is the folder where the ADB and Fastboot binaries are present on your PC.
Step 3: After the successful extraction of ADB Fastboot tool and installing, go to that extracted folder and Open Command Window by pressing Shift Key + Right Mouse Click.
Step 4: Now, you have to boot your Redmi Note 5 Pro into Fastboot mode. For this, power down your phone first. Then keep holding the Volume Down and Power button simultaneously.
Step 5: After finishing the above step, you have to now connect your Device to PC via USB cable.
Step 6: After connecting your phone, check whether your device is connected to Command window properly by typing the following command:
Step 7: Now, you have to Reboot the phone into Bootloader. For doing this, type the following Command in the Command Prompt windows:
adb reboot bootloader
Step 8: After executing the above command, your device will boot into bootloader. If it doesn’t boot, then please make sure your cable and USB drivers have been installed properly.
Step 9: Now, type the command given below in Command Prompt:
The above command will display all the connected devices. If your phone’s serial number shows up there, then you can proceed further.
Step 10: To flash the Recovery, Kernel, and boot img, type the following command:
fastboot flash recovery twrp-whyred-08032018.img
Once the command will run successfully, you are done then. The TWRP Recovery is now installed on your Redmi Note 5 Pro.
With this, I am wrapping up this post. Hope you have successfully installed the TWRP Recovery on your Redmi Note 5 Pro. If you find this article helpful, then please share it on social media and also with your friends.
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