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How to install TWRP & ROOT recovery on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 / PRO

After exploring and becoming familiar with your brand new Xiaomi Redmi Notes 5 / PRO is it time to make some modding? We must start from the base, that is, install TWRP and carry out the Root. Everything will be done with a simple tool designed and tested by MIUIers like us.

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Root & TWRP on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 / PRO with a simple tool


  • Bootloader unlocked; [GUIDA]
  • Usb cable;
  • Disable driver signing verification on Windows; [GUIDA]
  • Battery at least at 50%



First enable USB Debugging, then go to Settings> Additional Settings> Developer Options> USB Debugging and click Enable. (If you haven't turned on Developer options, go to Settings> About phone> tap MIUI version 7 times> You are now developer)


Download and install "Minimal ADB and Fastboot" on your pc. While "Dm-verity and Forced 6.0 Encryption Disabler" and "SuperSU" are to be downloaded and placed in the directory of your device.


Connect the device to the PC / Laptop in your possession.


Download and extract "ifelixit Toolkit" on your pc. Open the file within it as an administrator.


Now a menu appears with the commands to be started. Choose the "1" item if you have Redmi Note 5, or the "2" item if you have Redmi Note 5 PRO with you and follow the instructions shown on the screen.

xiaomi redmi notes 5 pro twrp root
xiaomi redmi notes 5 pro twrp root

Then, the tool will check if you have correctly followed the requirements previously requested.


Once the recovery flash is complete, it will reboot into it asking if you want to allow changes to the system. Scrolling to the right will activate dm-verity! Proceed.

xiaomi redmi notes 5 pro twrp root

Now let's root. Flash in recovery the .zip files previously inserted in the directory: SuperSU and the Dm-verity and Forced Encryption Disabler 6.0, as shown in the figure

xiaomi redmi notes 5 pro twrp root

Restart the terminal. You have completed everything! Compliments!

xiaomi redmi notes 5 pro twrp root

And now that custom rom will you install on this little gem?
Basically, have one recovery modified on your device is essential. Even if you do not need it immediately to make changes or anything else, it can always be useful to restore your smartphone or tablet.
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Raffaele Cariati
Raffaele Cariati
5 years ago

I have arrived at the point where ifelixit should restart the phone in the installed recovery, but nothing happens.
I followed the steps carefully.
How could I proceed? Thank you

4 years ago

After the root xiaomi updates will I receive them anyway?

5 years ago

cuando intalo me sale esto FAILED (remote: Invalid Boot image Header: Bad Buffer Size)

5 years ago

Czegoś tu nie rozumiem .. Mam smartfon “Redmi Note 5”, bez “Pro”, red.priv @ ale nie jest to “Vince” tylko “WhyRed”. Jest to wersja “Global”.
How did my mother watch the program “Ifelixit”?

Dread Multimedia
5 years ago

Does anyone help me ???

Dread Multimedia
5 years ago

I have a problem, the root does not install me, in the end it gives me Failure, aborting….
Reason? I followed everything step by step and tried SU 2.82 and 2.79

5 years ago

Hi Stefano, we are dealing with those orders with shipping on May 7th. An excessively optimistic date has been proposed for a bug but even if with a little delay the orders will be honored. If you are free to request cancellation and receive a refund, but if you are not in a hurry I suggest you wait as the price was still very good.