TWRP 3.0.2 custom recovery is now available to download for Xiaomi Mi4S and Mi4C smartphones. With TWRP recovery installed on Android smartphones users can perform various tasks including flashing custom roms, rooting, installation of root-only apps, backups, and more. Similar to other MIUI devices, you need to flash TWRP image file through Fastboot mode.
Before starting with the flashing process, make sure you fulfil with the below pre-requisites and then we’ll directly take you to the step-by-step guide to install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Mi4S and Mi4C.
- Backup all your important data – SMS, Contacts, Calls logs, App data and more.
- Enable USB Debugging from Settings > Developer Options (complete guide).
- Install Xiaomi USB Drivers on your PC.
- Setup ADB and Fastboot Drivers on PC.
- Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi4S and Mi4C should be unlocked.
- Maintain a charging level of 75% or more.
Disclaimer: Flashing any custom recovery on Android smartphones voids company warranty completely. Sometimes if you don’t follow the steps accordingly you may also brick your handset.
How to Install TWRP Custom Recovery on Xiaomi Mi4S and Mi4C:
1. Download the TWRP recovery file from the above link and rename it as recovery_twrp.img.
2. Now you need to copy the recovery file to the ADB and fastboot folder.
3. From the fastboot folder, launch the command prompt window. To do so, press and hold shift key and right click anywhere in the folder. Then choose “Open command window here” from the available options.
4. Connect the Xiaomi Mi4S / Mi4C with PC using a standard USB cable.
5. Give the following commands in the CMD one after another:
adb reboot bootloader
This command will boot the device into Fastboot mode.
With the above command, you’ll come to know whether the device is connected with PC or not.
fastboot flash recovery recovery_twrp.img
This command starts flashing TWRP recovery on your MIUI device.
That’s it! You have successfully flashed TWRP 3.0.2 Recovery on your Xiaomi Mi4S / Mi4C. If you face any issues while flashing custom recovery, do leave a comment below.