Rooting Xiaomi Smartphones : How To Root Xiaomi Mi4

Xiaomi Mi4 has been a very popular offering from the brand, with aluminium edges and a great camera. Phenomenal Processing power for a price that you can’t argue at, bright IPS display with great viewing angles and a lot more. Also being one of the best-selling smartphones of the company, the Mi4 was widely appreciated by critical audiences as well as normal day-to-day consumers.

Though the device is equipped with more than average hardware and one of the best android UI, the MIUI; Rooting will help you get a bit more, by uninstalling unnecessary applications, using greenify to stop applications that are hogging your memory and much much more.


Here you go :

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 Mi3 Smartphone.
  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)
  8. Now copy these codes one by one and hit enter.
  9. fastboot devices
  10. fastboot boot recovery.img
  11. Enter Recovery Mode TWRP ( Press Power+Volume Up )TWRP_2.7.0.0 xiaomi rooting guide androtrends
  12. Now you’ll enter TWRP Recovery, Click on Install
  13. Now explore to the directory you placed the SuperUser Package in your Xiaomi Mi3.
  14. Click on Install.
  15. 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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