How to Install TWRP Recovery and Root Xiaomi Mi MIX (lithium)

Install TWRP Recovery and Root Xiaomi Mi Mix: TWRP is a custom recovery for Android devices. TWRP Recovery is the most popular and user-friendly Android Custom Recovery. TWRP replaces the Stock Android Recovery as it is loaded with extra features. Team Win Recovery Project that helps the user to install ROMs or backup their device data and also to root the phone in order to use the device to full potential. This recovery system helps the user to access the recovery partition of the phone. This would help to modify the phone files such as ROMS, MODS, Xposed framework while booting before the Android OS get startup. Normal modifications in the internal files are not possible without rooting the device. Thus, use of TWRP is very important.

Xiaomi Mi MIX

Some Of the benefits Of Having TWRP Recovery
  • Install Custom ROMs, MODs, Kernels.
  • Flash system image (.img) file.
  • Flash modding zip files
  • Install Xposed Modules
  • Easy to Root and Unroot using flashable zip SuperSU or Magisk
  • Create nandroid backup
  • Remove bloatware.
  • Flash Custom Kernel to overclock and underclock.
  • Clean Wipe, Cache, and Data.

The guide mentioned here would explain the TWRP recovery along with the functions that are performed by it and also the benefits of installing it. This recovery is usually required to insert any other recovery files during the booting process itself. Follow the below guide to Install TWRP Recovery and Root Xiaomi Mi Mix.


  1. This guide only for Xiaomi Mi Mix.
  2. Unlocked Bootloader.
  3. Remember to take a backup of your files before beginning to install TWRP and root your device.
  4. Your device must have more than 50% battery to prevent the sudden shutdown.
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ADB and Fastboot Drivers for Windows | Mac

TWRP Recovery zip for Xiaomi Mi Mix

Latest Magisk ZIP | Magisk APK


Steps to Install TWRP Recovery and Root Xiaomi Mi Mix

Install TWRP Recovery

  1. Download and Install ADB and fastboot drivers on your PC.
  2. Download the Mi Mix TWRP recovery .img.
  3. Transfer the downloaded TWRP .img to ADB folder (C: Drive) in PC and rename the file to “Recovery.”
  4. Now, Enable the USB debugging on your device, To do that go to settings, enable ‘Developer Options’ in ‘About phone’ by tapping build number 7 times.
  5. Navigate ADB folder (C: Drive) in PC and then the press “Shift key + Right mouse click” and select on “Open command window here.”
  6. Now connect your Mi Mix to the PC using a USB data cable.
    └ Check your device’s screen, if it asks permission for “Allow USB debugging”, accept it by selecting OK or Yes.
  7. Now, Execute below command in command Prompt to confirm your device is connected.
    Windows: fastboot devices
    Mac: ./fastboot devices
  8. Execute the following command to Boot your Mi Mix into “Fastboot” mode.
    Windows: adb reboot bootloader
    Mac: ./adb reboot bootloader
  9. When you are in Fastboot Mode, flash recovery image on the device type the following command.
    Windows: fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
    Mac: ./fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

Now check the TWRP Recovery mode by long pressing “Volume down + Power” buttons until your device boots into TWRP recovery mode.

Root Xiaomi Mi Mix via TWRP recovery

  1. Download SuperSU or Latest Magisk Zip and save the downloaded zip file into your device.
  2. Reboot your device into TWRP Recovery mode.
    1. Power off your device.
    2. Press and hold “Volume down button + Power button” until your device boots into TWRP Recovery mode.
  3. In the main menu of TWRP, tap on Wipe and swipe to factory reset.
  4. Navigate to the main menu in TWRP, tap on install and select the SuperSU or latest Magisk zip file.
  5. After selecting the zip file, swipe to confirm flash to begin the installation process.
  6. After Successful, You will see Wipe cache/Dalvik option, click on it and Swipe to wipe.
  7. After installing magisk or SuperSU, reboot your device from the TWRP main menu.
  8. Done!!!
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Hope you have installed TWRP Recovery and Root Xiaomi Mi Mix. Let us know if you have any queries in the comment section below.

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