Today we are going to show How to Root Redmi Note 4? Complete Guide 2020 updated. And also we cover everything related to Root Solutions like, How to Unlock Redmi Note 4 Bootloader?, How to Install TWRP custom Recovery? and Various methods of Rooting Redmi Note 4 Step by Step.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the highest selling smartphone in India, At the launch in 2016, more than 10 million units solded within one year. And now more than 20 millions of peoples using Redmi Note 4. But Most of the users trying to Root their devices. So Now we discuss Why peoples trying to Root Redmi Note 4? It’s Benefits and Demerits one by one.
Why we need to Root Redmi Note 4?
In Recent time, Google tested their Android 11 for new smartphones, but Redmi Note 4 get Android 7 in the last update of MIUI 11. And also there is no confirmation for MIUI 12 updates for Redmi Note 4 devices. Currently Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 running on last year outdated Security patch level. That is an easy target for Hackers and also easily attacked by Malware’s.
So Rooting your Redmi Note 4 is the only solution,
- If you want to manually upgrade your device upto Android 11.
- Block Ads completely.
- Remove/Uninstall all unwanted Bloatware apps/games.
- Use third party custom Kernels to Improve performance and Battery.
- Flash varieties of Custom ROM’s.
- Able to Run Other frameworked apps/games on your device.
- Move apps/games into external SD card.
- Install and Use Paid apps freely.
What is Android Root?
Android Rooting is the best solution to unblock all barriers to tweak your device.
“Android Rooting is the process of accessing and modulating Android System files in Super user privilege menu”.Root Redmi Note 4
By Rooting your smartphone you overcome the limitation of uses of your device. It brings additional controls and features you got(mentioned under Why we need to Root Redmi note 4).
How to Root Redmi Note 4 without PC?
You can Root your device using KingRoot, KingoRoot, iRoot and OneClick Root methods. Using any one of these apps you can easily Root any android device without hassle. Install any one app as your wish from given links.
Go to settings >> Security Settings >> Enable Unknown Sorces.
After enabling Unknown Sources, Install and Open KingRoot app with active Internet Connection, tap on Click Root.
That’s it, if it is sucessfully completed, you Root Redmi Note 4 without PC.
Note: Now a days every Smartphones comes with locked bootloader. So most of the time Rooting Redmi note 4 without PC is not possible.
Prerequisites to Root Redmi Note 4:
For a profer Root access, you need to,
- Unlock Bootloader
- Install twrp like custom Recovery
Time needed: 30 minutes.
Complete guide to Root Redmi Note 4, involves Bootloader unlocking, TWRP installing and Magisk or SuperSu Root flashing. And finally check Root ststus of your smartphone.
- Backup Your Smartphone
While Rooting you may loss data’s including contacts, messages, pictures, videos and other documents stored in Internal storage. So it is a recommended advice, to take complete Backup.
- Enable USB debugging and OEM Unlocking
Enabling USB debugging and OEM Unlocking easier to contact with Android Software Developer Kit(SDK). You can Enable these two settings under developer option.
To enable Developer option,
Go to Settings >> About Phone >> tap 7 times on Miui version.
That’s it you successfully enabled developer option on your device.
Go to settings >> Additional Settings >> Developer Option >> Enable both USB debugging and OEM Unlocking.
After configuring these two settings Restart your Device.
Go to settings >> Additional Settings >> Developer Option >> Add your device in Mi Unlock
Note: While Restarting you see Unlocked under Mi logo, then skip step 3.
- Unlock redmi Note 4 bootloader
Download and Install Mi Unlock tool and fastboot driver using below links.
Mi Unlock tool & Fastboot driver
Open Mi unlock tool on Windows, signin with your Mi account. Then hold volume down + Power button together to enter fastboot mode and connect your device using USB cable with PC/Laptop.
Now Mi unlock tool Automatically detect your device and click on Unlock(Skip all warnings).
Once it’s done, you successfully unlocked Bootloader of Redmi Note 4.
Note: Sometimes it showstry again after 48 hours or 72 hours.
- Install TWRP recovery in Redmi Note 4
Some Redmi Note 4 smartphones comes with unlocked bootlader or follow above steps to Unlock Bootloader. After unlocking Bootloader , this is the time to flash/Install TWRP custom Recovery. Before further proceeding, download TWRP recovery from below links.
After downloading twrp recovery img just Rename it into recovery.img
Then connect your mobile into PC/laptop through fastboot mode and shift + right click on empty space of the twrp contained folder. And choose open commend shell here.
In the commond type,
adb fastboot device and enter(Now your device added).
Then again give a commond as,
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img and enter.
That’s it you successfully installed a twrp recovery on your Redmi Note 4. Then just disconnect your device and hold Volume up + power button together to enter into Recovery menu.
Fastboot device doesn’t connect you can find the solution under Android category @ How2Tweak or you can Comment below for more help.
- Root Redmi Note 4 with Magisk
Download Magisk Latest version from Here.
Then, Go to Recovery menu by holding Volume Up + Power button together.
In Recovery, Select Install >> Storage >> Select downloaded Magisk.Zip >> Swipe to Flash >> Clear Wipe everytime.
That’s it you successfully Rooted Redmi Note 4 With Magisk.
- Check Root status of your Redmi Note 4 device?
Use Root Checker or Root Checker pro apps to check Root status of your device(available in Play Store).
- How to fix stucked on Logo after Rooting Redmi Note 4?
- Must have Android apps on Rooted Smartphones
- Must have magisk modules for Rooted Devices.
- How to hide Root for using Banking apps
Rooting your device may leads to Soft brick/Death your device. So we donot recommended you to Root your Device and this article was made for educational purposes only.
For more help and guidance contact us or comment below.