Root Xiaomi Note 5A (Redmi Y1) and install TWRP recovery

Finally the process to root and install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Note 5A (Redmi Y1) is now available. If you own an Xiaomi Note 5A (Redmi Y1) and wish to root and install official TWRP recovery on it, then we are here to help on that. In this guide we’ll show you the step by step process to root Xiaomi Note 5A (Redmi Y1) and install official TWRP recovery on it.

How to Root Xiaomi Note 5A, Redmi Y1 and install TWRP recovery

First you need to install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Note 5A (Redmi Y1) then root it via Magisk root tool. If you think you are all set to go then follow the complete instructions in sequence to root Xiaomi Note 5A (Redmi Y1) and install TWRP recovery on it.

Once you successfully install TWRP recovery on your device, you would be able to flash different custom ROM like Lineage OS, CyanogenMod or others along mods and tweaks via TWRP recovery. On the other side, a rooted device allows you to modify the system files including removing bloatware (unnecessary apps), setting third party apps as system file, overclocking CPU and much more.

Before you begin:

Charge your device battery to a safe level, it must be above 70%

Download and install latest Xiaomi USB drivers on PC. Download here

Install ADB & Fastboot drivers on PC, follow this guide to install the adb-fastboot drivers within 15 seconds.

Enable USB debugging on your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.

If you can’t see the Developer options in settings menu, then you need to enable them. Go to Settings > About device > Tap the build number 7 times until it says ‘You are now a Developer’.

Ensure bootloader is unlocked on your device.

How to install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Note 5A (Redmi Y1)

Download TWRP Recovery for Xiaomi Note 5A (Redmi Y1) – Download

Save the downloaded TWRP recovery file in a new folder on your PC.

Now process and follow this guide to see how to install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Note 5A (Redmi Y1)

How to root Xiaomi Note 5A (Redmi Y1)

Download the Magisk Zip from this link.

Connect your device to PC and copy the downloaded Magisk zip on the internal storage of your device.

Now it’s the time to reboot your device into TWRP recovery mode.

Your device will enter recovery, now flash the Magisk zip from there.

Once done, simply reboot your device and enjoy the freedom to flash custom ROMs and tweaks on your Xiaomi Note 5A (Redmi Y1).

That’s it! If you have successfully flashed TWRP recovery and rooted Xiaomi Note 5A (Redmi Y1), give us your feedback and share it the guide with others.