How To Root Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro

How to Root Redmi Note 5

How to Root Redmi Note 5 : Xiaomi has Just Launched their latest mid-buget flagship or pdated version of Redmi Note 4 , the Redmi Note 5 . The smartphone comes with great specifications and Features. But There are some People who donot likes the Software experience of all New Xiaomi Mi Redmi Note 5. The only solution of this is ” Installing Custom ROM ” in the device. So that You can have Better Software Experience than the MIUI 9 ,also the RAM Management of MIUI 9 is very Pooor as well. As Many People want to get Updated to Oreo but they have no option except Installing custom ROM as Redmi Note 5 comes with Nougat Out of the Box. If You also want to Update Your Redmi Note5 to Oreo you Have to root your device to update oreo via Custom ROM.

Note:- will not be responsible for bricked devices,damaged sd cards or any other misshappening with your device, do this at your own risk.

How to Root Redmi Note 5

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Root Procedures

  • Unlocking Bootloader: First you will need to unlock bootloader which will allow you to install custom recovery in your device.
  • Installing TWRP : After Unlocking bootloader, you have to install twrp recovery which will allow you to root your device and install custom ROM as well.
  • Rooting the device : After installing twrp, you have to install SUPERSU Zip file which will be used to root your device.


  • A Windows PC.
  • Mi Unlock Tool: Download (Source)
  • ADB Fastboot Tool (Installation is shown in link)
  • ADB USB Drivers (Installation is shown in link)
  • TWRP Recovery for Redmi Note 5: Download
  • SuperSU v2.78: Download

How to install TWRP Recovery in Redmi Note 5

How to install TWRP Recovery on Redmi Note 5

Step 1. Download the ADB Fastboot tool in your windows pc and extract the file.

Step 2. After extracting the file, You have to download twrp.img file in your pc.

Step 3. After downloading the file you have to Transfer the downloaded twrp.img file into the ADB folder.

Step 4. Switch on your device, enable USB Debugging by Going to Settings > About Device > Tap the Build Number 7-8 times > Return to Settings > open Developer options > Enable USB Debugging.

Step 5. Open ADB folder in your PC and Launch the “command.bat” file . Run the command adb devices , if command shows connected devices that means everything is setted well else you have to check the process again.

Step 6. After that you have to Boot the device to fastboot mode by typing following command:-

adb reboot bootloader

Step 7. After booting the device to fastboot mode, You have to install twrp by typing following command:-

fastboot flash recovery

Now you have successfully installed twrp recovery in your device, now you can root your device to install custom roms and root your device. You can boot  you device into fastboot mode by pressing volume up button + power button at one time.

How to unlock Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Bootloader

how to unlock bootloader of redmi note 5

Step 1. First you have to go on MiUnlock website then Sign in with your Mi ID and request to unlock bootloader and select the reason for which you are unlocking the bootloader of the device.

Step 2. Second thing you have to do is , sign in with the same Mi ID account which was used in step 1 and log in with your device.

Step 3. After that , You Have to launch the “MiFlashUnlock.exe” file as an Administrator after extracting the Mi Flash Unlock tool in your Windows Pc.

Step 5. After extracting the file, you will see an message  “Device not connected” after that switch off your device then, you need to open fastboot mode in your device , Opening the fastboot mode you have to Press and hold the Volume Down button + Power button at the same time, then you will see “fastboot mode” screen in your device ,after that release the buttons.

Step 6.  After getting into fastboot mode connect your device with your windows pc via usb cable and click the unlock button which will appear in Mi Flash unlock toolbar after connecting the device.

Step 7. After Completing Step 6 wait until a message to appear in the MiFlashUnlock tool bar, after few second you will see a message “unlocked successfully”. Now you have successfully unlocked the bootloader of your device.
After unlocking bootloader you have to install TWRP Recovery on your device

How to Root Redmi Note 5 by Installing supersu

how to root redmi note 5

Step 1. Download the file , and tranfer it to the internal storage of the device.

Step 2. After that boot into twrp recovery.

Step 3. After booting to twrp recovery, tap on install and Select the file which you have saved in internal storage.

Step 4. After the installation is completed, Clear Dalvik cache and Cache by tapping wipe section in twrp recovery.

Now you have successfully rooted your Redmi Note 5, Check whether your device rooted or not by installing root checker app from playstore.

Now you can easily install any custom roms ,mods,kernels etc in your device.

Follow all these step to know “How to Root Redmi Note 5

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