Rooting Xiaomi : How To Root Xiaomi Mi Pad

Mi Pad was the first tablet coming from Xiaomi, featuring a Tegra K1 Chipset which also has the best GPU in mobility devices, the ULP Geforce Kepler that features 192 GPU cores and is capable of outperforming any high-end mobile GPU in the market. 

And you must not forget that rooting it might give you some serious firepower, and in this post you’ll get all the resources and a step by step guide for doing so :

To download all the files below, you will have to need to register an account on miui forums, I am sorry can’t hep it because this is the safest places to download such tools.

  1. Download the Platform Tools: 
  2. Download FastBoot Drivers:  (For installing Flashboot drivers)
  3. Download the Super User Package :  (For installing superuser binaries)
  4. Download Recovery Image File 


  1. Open and Extract Platform Tools, Remember the directory the files are extracted in.
  2. Transfer the SuperUser Package to your Mi Pad.
  3. Install Fastboot drivers.
  4. Go to the Developer Menu and enable USB DEBUGGING.USB DEBUGGING on miui 7
  5. Put your smartphone in fastboot mode, press Volume Down + Power Key.Xiaomi-Fastboot-474x296
  6. Now, Extract the Recovery.img from the Zip in Step 3 and place it in the directory you extracted Platform Tools in the Step 1.
  7. While in the directory, press SHIFT + Right Click and Click on Open Command Window here.
    fastboot open command window here

(opening command prompt)

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(command prompt screen)

  • Now copy these codes one by one and hit enter.
  • fastboot devices
  • fastboot boot recovery.img
  • Enter Recovery Mode TWRP ( Press Power+Volume Up )TWRP_2.7.0.0 xiaomi rooting guide androtrends
  • Now you’ll enter TWRP Recovery, Click on Install
  • Now explore to the directory you placed the SuperUser Package in your Xiaomi Mi Pad.
  • Click on Install.
  • Congrats now you have root access.


Now, head on to playstore and download RootChecker. This application will confirm that you have root access and then you can try/start using root requesting applications and do root privilege tasks. Comment below if you have any trouble while following the guide. Until next time, Keep Androtrending!

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