Here is the detailed guide on how to Root Redmi Y2 and Install TWRP recovery. But before we get started we need to clear some points regarding rooting and TWRP. What is Rooting? Rooting is not hacking, it is a process which allows Android users to attain privileged control over Android System.
Advantages of Rooting:
- You can Install Custom ROMs.
- You can Install Xposed Modules.
- It allows flashing modding Zip files.
- You can Install MODs, Kernel.
- You can remove all bloatware.
What is TWRP Recovery? Team win recovery project (TWRP) is the most known open-source software custom recovery for Android-based devices. It allows users to install the third-party custom firmware.
Advantages of TWRP Recovery
- You can Root and Unroot your Android device using TWRP recovery.
- You can Root your Android Phone by flashing Latest magisk via TWRP.
- You can flash custom ROMs, MODs, Kernel Using TWRP recovery.
- it allows installing Xposed Firmware.
- It allows the user to remove all bloatware using TWRP recovery.
- You can create Android Backup Using TWRP Recovery.
Note:- We are not responsible for any damage that occurred on your Android device while performing the given tutorial. Do it at your own risk.
- Make sure you have Installed USB Driver on your Windows, Mac, Linux.
- Your phone must have more than 70% of charging.
- Make sure you have unlocked the bootloader of Redmi Y2.
- Install ADB and Fastboot Drivers tool on your Windows, Mac, Linux.
- You have to enable the USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking.
Steps to Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking.
Step 1:- Go to the Device setting. Scroll to the very bottom and click on About phone.
Step 2:- After opening the About Phone option again scroll to the very bottom and click 7 times on build number to enable Developer Options.
Step 3:- Now go back and open Developer Options and Enable USB Debugging and OEM unlocking
Step 4:- The last step is to enable the Advanced Reboot Option and that’s it. Now download the Universal ADB Drivers, TWRP and SuperSu Zip.
USB Driver:- Download
TWRP Recovery:- Download
SuperSu Zip:- Download
Before we proceed further, just want to tell our readers about SuperSu.
What is SuperSu? SuperSu is an app that allows the user to keep track of all the root granted apps on Android Device.
Steps to Install TWRP Recovery On Xiaomi Redmi Y2/S2
Download all the above-given tools and locate the folder where you have installed ADB Tool on your Windows PC. Now open the ADB folder and by Pressing the Shift Key and right-click on any blank space and select Open Command Windows Here.
Now you’ve to connect your Android Device to PC via USB Cable and reboot the Device into fastboot mode by typing the following command.
Windows: adb reboot bootloader Mac: /.adb reboot bootloader
Now with the below-given commands, you can check whether your Device is connected fine or not?
Windows: fastboot devices Mac: /.fastboot devices
Now put the TWRP recovery.img (which you’ve downloaded from the above-given link) inside the ADB Folder. Use the following command to Install TWRP Recovery.
Windows: fastboot flash recovery recovery.img Mac: /.fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
Now you have Install TWRP on Android phone, but check once if it’s successfully installed or not? For this, first turn off your phone and make it boot into Recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power button at the same time for few seconds.
Now your Android Device reboots into the TWRP Recovery. You have successfully flashed TWRP Recovery on your Redmi Y2. Now you’ve to root your Redmi Y2.
Root Redmi Y2 Using SuperSU
Move the SuperSu .zip file which you’ve downloaded from the above link into your phone’s internal storage. After moving it turn off your device and reboot your device into TWRP Recovery mode. Just repeat the above process of pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power button to make your device boot into recovery mode.
Once TWRP Recovery is Open, select install to install a zip file on your phone.
Now navigate to internal Storage on your phone and tap on SuperSu. zip to install it on your smartphone. Tap on swipe to confirm flash to confirm installing of superSU on your phone.
Wait for few seconds to flash the SuperSu on your device. When SuperSU’s Installed, Reboot your device by tapping on Reboot.
That’s it!! Now your Redmi Y2 is Rooted.