How to Root Xiaomi Mi 5X and Install TWRP Recovery

How to Root Xiaomi Mi 5X and Install TWRP Recovery

Hey, Are you searching for How to Root Mi 5X and Install TWRP Recovery? If yes then you are at correct place. In this guide, you will find How to Root Mi 5X and Install TWRP Recovery.

Xiaomi Mi 5X has 5.5-inch IPS LCD with a 1080 x 1920 Pixels. The Mi 5X comes with a Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 with Adreno 506 GPU. it is running on Android 7.1.0 Nougat. The Xiaomi Mi 5X has 4GB of Ram with 64GB of Internal Storage. Mi 5X comes with a Dual 12MP as Primary Camera. 5MP as Secondary Camera.

Let’s Talk about the Pros and Cons.

Pros of Root and Install TWRP Recovery

  • You will be able to Install Latest version of Android.
  • You can customize Your Android Phone as You want.
  • You will be able to Install Xposed Framework on Your Android Phone.
  • You can Install ROMs and Mods on your Android Phone.

Cons of Root and Install TWRP Recovery

  • Warranty will be voided after Rooting And Installing TWRP Recovery.
  • Maybe You end up With Bricked your Smartphone.

Before we proceeding there are few Pre-Requirements. Which you Need to Follow.


  1. Bootloader Should be Unlocked.
  2. Make Sure there is 70% charging in your Android phone.
  3. Root the Droid is not Responsible for Any damage to Xiaomi Mi 5X.
  4. This guide is only For Xiaomi Mi 5X.
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ADB Tool:- Download

TWRP Recovery:- Download

Magisk zip:- Download

Steps To Install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Mi 5X

Step 1. First of all Read Pre-Requirements.

Step 2. Now enable the USB debugging option in Setting. To do this Go to Settings –> About Phone –>Now Tap 7 Times on Build Number. 

Step 3. To enable USB debugging Settings –> Developer Options –> Enable USB debugging And you should enable OEM unlock Too.  


Step 4. Install ADB Tool on Your PC and Open the Folder where you have the ADB Tool Folder. To Find it. Go to My PC –> Local Disk C –> ADB Folder. 

Step 5. Now go to the ADB folder and hold the Shift key and right-click on blank space. 

Step 6. Now Select Open command window here.


Step 7. Now connect you Xiaomi Mi 5X to PC using USB Cable. 

Step 8. Reboot your Phone and Boot it into fastboot mode. To do This Use the following command.

                                adb reboot bootloader 

Step 9. To check a list of connected device. To do this Use the following command.

                                        fastboot devices

Step 10. To Install TWRP Recovery, You need TWRP Recovery img and you have to place it in ADB Folder.

Step 11. To Flash the TWRP Recovery, you have to enter the following command.

                            fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

Step 12. Now you have successfully installed TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Mi 5X.

Steps to Root Xiaomi Mi 5X without PC

Step 1. Download All Files form Download Section.

Step 2. Move the Magisk zip to your Phone’s internal Storage.

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Step 3. Boot your Android phone into Recovery mode. To do This, Turn off you Xiaomi Mi 5X. Now press Volume up+Power Button together until the Xiaomi mi 5X boots in the TWRP Recovery.

Step 4. Now make backup of your all data using TWRP Recovery.

Step 5. Now tap on install, and select the Magisk zip file.

Step 6. Now swipe to Install magisk zip.

Now you have rooted Xiaomi Mi 5X with TWRP Recovery. So that was our guide in How to root Xiaomi Mi 5X and Install TWRP Recovery. i hope this guide helped you. if you have any question in comment section below.

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