Xiaomi Mi 5 is high-end Android smartphone with a decent price.It comes with top in line Snapdragon 820 chipset and 3 or 4 GB of ram.Mi 5 comes with MIUI ROM reloaded on the top of Android Marshmallow.It has 16 MP camera at back with 4-axis OIS and 4 MP camera at front.This smartphone comes in 32, 64 or 128 GB (also known as Mi 5 Pro) internal storage option without any expandable slot.
Getting root access on Mi 5 is not too hard.You can easily root your Mi 5 without the help of any professional by following the given tutorial.Rooting Mi 5 allows you to flash a custom kernel or ROM on your device and tweak your device for more functions.Follow the below instructions to root your mi 5.
WARNING – Rooting your smartphone will void its warranty.We are not responsible if your device gets damaged during the rooting procedure.Make sure your device has at least 50-60 percent battery backup.
How to Root Xiaomi Mi 5 & Flash TWRP
- You need to unlock the bootloader of your Mi 5 in order to get root access.
- Install USB driver and Minimal ADB and Fastboot Setup on your computer.
- Connect your smartphone to your computer.
- Enable Developer Options by going to Settings>>About and tap on Build number 7 times.
- Enable USB Debugging by going to Settings>>Developer Options>>USB Debugging.
- Move SuperSU.zip file into the internal storage of your smartphone.
- Power off your smartphone and boot into download mode by pressing and holding Volume down and Power button.
- Open the folder where you setup the ADB and Fastboot.
- Press Shift and Right-click on blank space in the folder.
- Select Open command window here to open ADB and Fastboot command prompt.
- Type “adb devices” to make sure that your Mi 5 is connected.
- In command window type “fastboot flash recovery” and drag the TWRP Recovery Image file into the command window.
- After flashing the recovery file enter “adb reboot recovery” to boot into recovery mode.
- In TWRP recovery tap on Install button and select the SuperSU.zip file.
- Swipe to confirm the flashing process.
- Reboot your smartphone.