Today in this article, we guide you to Unlock bootloader and Root Redmi Note 9 Pro Max step by step. Xiaomi launched a powerful smartphone Redmi Note 9 Pro Max at budget price in April,2020. This mobile is powered by Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G chip-set paired with 6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB Internal Storage Variants. Rear Camera is Quad camera comes with 64+8+5+2 MP and Selfie Camera is 32MP. The Li-ion battery has 5020 mAh.
Android rooting is a process of accessing super user privilege control of Android system. That makes you Superuser.
Main Advantages of Android Rooting:
- Update your Smartphone into latest security patch level and latest Android Version.
- Installing custom kernels will increasing the Performance, Charging speed, Battery management, RAM management of your Device.
- Install various Custom ROM’s.
- Install any vendor Android applications on your device.
- Move apps from Internal memory to external SD card.
- Increase RAM of your device by alerting some space as RAM.
- Remove pre-build system apps.
- Disable/Stop advertisements on your device.
Disadvantages of Android Rooting:
- Your mobile’s guarantee will be cancelled.
- Your device will be soft bricked.
- Easy target to the Hackers.
- Chances for Virus and Malware attack.
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What is Magisk Root?
Magisk Root is the more secure way to Root your devices. Which Rooting your device without altering android system files.
Some Benifits of Magisk Root are given below,
- Allow DRM Protected apps and games to Run on Rooted device.
- Safety Net Pass.
- Lots of Magisk modules allowed to tweak your smartphone.
- Github, XDA and Reddit developers support.
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There are two ways to Root any Android Device, which is
i) Root Without PC/Laptop by using KingRoot or KingoRoot app or One Click Root – Success rate 98%.
(Note : Through this app you can Root Android versions below 6.0)
ii) Root With Magisk – 100% working on all Smartphones.
Pre-Requirements for Rooting Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
- Enable USB Debugging & OEM Unlock
- Unlocked Bootloader
- Install Custom TWRP Recovery
- Download Latest Magisk.zip file for Rooting
Files Required to Root Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
- Mi USB Driver
- Mi Unlock Tool
- ADB 15sec Fastboot driver
- Custom TWRP Recovery file
- Magisk.Zip latest version
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Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
Note : Before going to Root your device, take complete backup such as contacts, personal pictures, videos and other documents. Because, While Rooting you may lost data’s from your Smartphone.
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1.Enable USB debugging and OEM Unlocking
USB Debugging is a only way to communicate with the Android Software Developer Kit (SDK) over a USB connection. OEM Unlock helps you to Unlock Bootloader. To enable USB debugging and OEM Unlock, you must enter into Developer Option as follows,
Go to settings > About phone > MiUI version – tap 7 times continuously to enable developer Option.
Go to settings > Additional settings > Developer Option > Enable USB debugging & OEM unlocking.
After that, must restart your Android smartphone.
Note: while restarting, you’ll see “Unlocked” under the Mi Logo.
2. Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
Bootloader decides what Programmes to Run on your Android smartphone. Bootloader unlocking is the only way to Root Redmi Note 9 Pro Max.
Steps to Unlock bootloader
1. Download Mi USB driver and Mi Unlock Tool by Clicking below links.
Mi USB Driver for Redmi Note 9 Pro Max – Click Here
Mi Unlock Tool – Download
2. Extract and Install both applications on your windows running PC/Laptop.
3. Connect your smartphone in Fastboot mode to PC/Laptop through USB cable.
(Fastboot mode : By holding Volume down button + Power Button 10 to 15 seconds)
iv) Open Mi Unlock Tool and sign-in with your Mi account.
v) In Mi Unlock Tool try to connect.
vi) Click on Unlock.
While unlocking bootloader, Mi Unlock Tool warns you many times. Once bootloader was Unlocked you’ll Root your device instantly.
Sometimes Bootloader unlocking was gets failed. At that time try after sometime suggested by Mi Unlock Tool.
If you want Instant Unlocking of your bootloader try older versions of Mi Unlock Tool.
3. Install Custom Recovery on Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
Default MiUi Recovery of your smartphone not allowed to Flash any other Files than manufacturer. That’s why,It is necessary to Install other Custom Recoveries like TWRP(Recommended).
Download Latest TWRP Recovery File for Redmi Note 9 Pro Max – Here.
Download 15 seconds Fastboot ADB driver by clicking Here.
Copy and extract both downloaded files into your PC/Laptop running on windows and Then Install 15 seconds ADB Driver.
Before further proceeding, Rename Downloaded Recovery file as recovery.img
Connect your device into PC/laptop through USB Cable(allow File Transfer) and open the TWRP recovery.img saved folder. Now, Press shift key + Right Click mouse in empty space and select open command window here.
Give First command as,
adb devices and Enter
Check your device will be listed it not in command window. If your device is shown in command window then give a second Command as,(Note : If your device not shown try to reconnect)
adb reboot bootloader and hit enter
Now, your device needs a Permission to allow USB Debugging and tap to allow USB Debugging. Next, automatically your device Reboot to enter Fastboot mode.Then type a command as,
fastboot flash recovery twrp.img
and Press Enter to install recovery and wait for completing installation.
and the Final command is,
Now your mobile automatically reboot into recovery mode.Successfully you installed a TWRP Recovery on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max.
After Successfully flashing TWRP Recovery,Press Volume Up + Power button together continuously to Enter Custom Recovery whenever you want.
If you don’t have PC/Laptop Click Here to install Recovery without PC.
4. Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max with Magisk
Download the latest Magisk.Zip file Here.
After downloading Magisk.zip Switch Off your Mobile. By holdingVolume Up button + Power button together continueosly 10i15 seconds to Enter TWRP Recovery. In The Recovery menu,
Select Install > Select Storage > Select Dowloaded Magisk.zip contained Folder > Select Magisk.zip file and Swipe to Install and clear cash. Then Reboot Your device.
Successfully you Rooted your Xiaomi Note 9 Pro Max with Magisk.
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If you don’t have PC or Laptop, then try second method.
How to Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max Without PC?
Before do this,
Go to Settings > Security > Enable Unknown Source.
Because Google terms not allows you to install these third party apps other than Play store.
Download and Install KingRoot or KingoRoot or One Click Root Android app using below link.
KingRoot – Download
KingoRoot – Download
One Click Root – Download
Then,Open installed above any one Root application with active internet connection and Click to Root,wait until 100% of the process to complete. If once it is successes. You Successfully Root Redmi Note 9 Pro Max without PC.
If it is failed try any other above mentioned Root application.
How to check Root Status of Redmi Note 9 Pro Max?
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