Do you have a Redmi 6 and want to unlock its full potential? To be able to access, change and modify software, you’ll need to learn how to root it. With rooting, you gain access to countless opportunities and tweaks to optimize your Redmi 6. This guide will provide all the information you need to complete the rooting process.
If you are an Android enthusiast, you may have heard of ‘rooting’ your device. Rooting your device essentially gives you the ability to gain access to the root of the Android operating system on your device, allowing you to customise your device and run certain apps that are otherwise not available. Rooting your Redmi 6 is no exception. In this article, we will provide step-by-step instructions on how to root your Redmi 6.
What Do I Need to Root My Redmi 6?
Before you can root your Redmi 6, you need to make sure that you have the necessary items. These include:
- A compatible USB cable
- A PC with an internet connection
- Redmi 6 Drivers
- The latest version of TWRP Recovery
- Magisk or SuperSU
Instructions for Rooting Your Redmi 6
Now that you have all the necessary items, you can begin the process of rooting your Redmi 6.
Step 1: Install the Drivers
The first step is to install the Redmi 6 drivers on your PC. This will allow your PC to detect your device when you connect it via USB.
Step 2: Enable USB Debugging
Next, you need to enable USB Debugging on your Redmi 6. To do this, go to Settings > About Phone > tap on the MIUI version seven times. This will enable Developer Options. Go back to Settings > Additional Settings > Developer Options and enable USB Debugging.
Step 3: Unlock the Bootloader
The next step is to unlock the bootloader of your Redmi 6. To do this, turn off your device and press the Volume Up + Power button at the same time. This will boot your device into fastboot mode. Connect your device to your PC via USB and open a command prompt window. Enter the command ‘fastboot oem unlock’ and press enter. This will unlock the bootloader.
Step 4: Install TWRP Recovery
Now that your bootloader is unlocked, you need to install TWRP Recovery on your Redmi 6. To do this, download the latest version of TWRP Recovery and copy it to the root of your device’s internal storage. Disconnect your device from your PC and turn it off. Boot your device into fastboot mode again and connect it to your PC via USB. Open a command prompt window and enter the command ‘fastboot flash recovery twrp.img’ and press enter. This will install TWRP Recovery on your device.
Step 5: Root Your Redmi 6
Finally, you can root your Redmi 6. To do this, disconnect your device from your PC and boot into TWRP Recovery. Tap on the ‘Install’ button and select either Magisk or SuperSU. Swipe to confirm the installation and reboot your device. Your Redmi 6 is now rooted.
Rooting your Redmi 6 is a relatively easy process, as long as you have the necessary items and follow the instructions above. Rooting your device will give you access to a wide range of customisations and apps that are otherwise not available. Keep in mind that rooting your device also voids your device’s warranty, so proceed with caution.