Xiaomi Mi 9 e Mi 9 SE are certainly the smartphones of the desire of the Mi Fans, because of the good hardware offered at super competitive price but also for the performances that can be obtained from the triple camera with the installation of the GCam Mod. But many feel the desire to push the two devices to the limit, resorting to modding, an operation for which the unlocking the bootloader, the flash of recovery TWRP and obtaining the root permissions. So let's see together how to do it on Xiaomi Mi 9 and Mi 9 SE.
Xiaomi M 9 / Mi 9 SE: guide to unlocking bootloaders, TWRP flashes and ROOT permissions
Unblocking the bootloader
This is a really important aspect for an Xiaomi smartphone and, that could definitely come in handy in the life of the device. The operation, unfortunately, although it is immediate in practice, provides for a wait of 360 hours (on average). However it is good to equip yourself with a PC Windows with driver ADB e fastboot, as well as a USB cable for connecting the smartphone to the PC, which must have at least the 75% remaining charge. I invite you to click on the link below where you will find the detailed guide on unlocking the bootloader on Xiaomi terminals.
Xiaomi has imposed new safety-related directives, linked to modding. So it is recommended to do not install MIUI versions prior to the one already installed, due to the Anti-Rollback mechanism that could permanently block your smartphone.
It seems obvious to say, but the first step is to download the TWRP recovery for your Xiaomi Mi 9 or Mi 9 SE. You can search online or directly from the links below. Once you have downloaded the TWRP custom recovery, move it to the ADB certella on your PC.
THE STEP NUMBER 8 IS ONLY FOR XIAOMI MI 9
Installing Magisk and LazyFlasher
Now we are almost ready to modify our beloved Xiaomi Mi 9 / MI 9 SE but we need another step that will allow us to obtain root permissions on our device. To do this we need the software Magisk e LazyFlasher, the latter useful to avoid probable startup locks.