How to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 smartphone was launched in November 2015. The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 403 pixels per inch. Redmi Note 3 offers high-speed performance along with a long battery life. So stay on top of email and social media updates, take and share photos, and play games and music wherever you go. Xiaomi Phones Come with MIUI Roms Which Looks Stunningly Beautiful but as compare to AOSP Roms MIUI eats more memory.Because of that phone will work slow, also MIUI has bloatware (Default System apps which cannot be Uninstall).

So if you own a Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Smart Phone and thinking to root your phone then you are at right place. To root Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 all you need to do is install TWRP recovery on the device and flash the latest SuperSU zip using TWRP’s install menu. If you install TWRP on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 you can then flash Custom Roms, Custom Kernel, Custom Mods and any zip files like xposed installer. But before you root Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, you need to unlock its bootloader .

Benefits of Rooting

  • Blocking Ads in Any Apps
  • Installing Custom ROMs 
  • Install Xposed Framework to customize your device
  • Keep Latest Android OS
  • Boost your Android Device’s Speed and Battery Life
  • Make Complete Backups of Your Android Phone or Tablet

Disadvantages of Rooting

  • Root can Brick Your Device
  • Void Warranty
  • No Official Updates


Installing a custom recovery on Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 will wipe the stock recovery and replace it with a new one. By installing a custom recovery on your Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro and rooting it, you’ll void its warranty. I have tested the procedure on Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro successfully but still, you are warned to proceed unless you understand what you’re going to do. The procedure might soft-brick your device but you can easily recover it by installing the stock firmware back.


  • This method is only for Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. Don’t try this on any other device.
  • Bootloader Should be Unlocked
  • Follow the steps correctly otherwise, you may brick your device. We are not responsible for any damage to your Android Phone.
  • You need either Laptop or PC.
  • Charge your phone to at least 70 - 80%.
  • Back up your device, just in case if you need it later.
  • Make sure you have followed the steps properly.

Download Links:

  1. ADB and Fastboot for your PC.
  2. Twrp Recovery Image file (rename it to recovery.img )
  3. file

Follow these Simple Steps to Root and Install TWRP

Step 1 :- First enable the USB debugging option in Redmi Note 3. Copy and Paste Downloaded recovery.img file to folder where you installed the adb.
  • To enable USB debugging option Go to your Settings >> About Phone >> now tap the build number 7-8 times until you see a message ‘you are now a developer’.
  • Now as we have enabled developer options, go back to Settings >> developer options >> and now enable USB debugging also enable OEM unlock.
Step 2 :- Now connect your device to your PC using usb cable and go to folder where you installed the adb and press and hold shift then right-click on white space and Select "Open command window here".

Step 3 :- Now Reboot your phone into fastboot mode by typing the following command.

"adb reboot bootloader"

Step 4:- Now your device will reboot into fastboot mode. If it doesn’t, check if your USB cable is connected properly and you have drivers installed properly. You can check a list of connected device by typing the following command.
    "fastboot devices"
Step 5:- Now type following commands at command prompt to flash recovery

"fastboot  flash recovery recovery.img"  ( Downloaded File Name)
Step 6:- Now type following commands at command prompt to Reboot your device.

"fastboot reboot"

Guide to Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

  • Download and move the file into internal storage of your Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.
  • Turn off and boot your device into TWRP Recovery by pressing and holding Volume up + Power key simultaneously.
  • In TWRP recovery menu tap on Install button.
  • Select file.
  • Swipe right to confirm the rooting process.
  • Reboot your Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.
So, that was complete step by step guide on How to Install TWRP and Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. You can install Root Checker app from Play Store to confirm. If you have any questions, then comment below.