Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 is the latest Xiaomi smartphone in the “Redmi Note” series launched in August, 2015. It is one of the most value for money smartphone packing with 5.5-inch Full HD display (1080 x 1920 pixels), 2.2GHz octa-core processor, and 13-megapixels of rear camera. Perhaps, the Redmi Note 2 is company first smartphone to run on MIUI 7 out of the box.
Now users already own Redmi Note 2 can easily get root access. Rooting unlocks additional features like installation of custom ROMs, root only apps, and much more. To achieve root access on your device, just follow the below step by step procedure.
Also: Root Redmi Note 2 using KingRoot (One-click Root process)
Warning: Rooting of Xiaomi phones voids company warranty. You may brick or damage the mobile if steps not followed currently. You’re following the below process at your own risk.
- To be on safer side, it is always recommend to create backup of all the data.
- The battery capacity on your Redmi Note 2 should be more than 75% to complete the entire process.
- Download and install Xiaomi USB drivers.
- Make sure Fastboot and ADB tool is installed on your PC.
- Enable USB Debugging mode from Settings. To enable go to Settings > About Phone and here tap the build number for 5-7 times. Now go back to Developer Options and enable USB debugging from there.
Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Android 5.0 Lollipop Smartphone:
Download TWRP recovery and SuperSU files from the download section. Now rename the TWRP recovery to “img” and transfer it to directory where Minimal ADB and Fastboot tools are installed. Copy the Super SU file to device inbuilt memory and enter into Fastboot mode. Press Volume Down + Power Key and then release Power key to enter into Fastboot mode.
Once your smartphone entered into Fastboot mode, connect with PC and open the folder containing recover.img file. Here press Shift key + right mouse click and select open command window. A new command window will appear on your screen where you have to give the following command-
Fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
The above command will flash TWRP recovery on your device. Once done, reboot your device into recovery mode and select ‘Install’. Select SuperSU file and confirm to start the flashing process.
That’s it! After flashing SuperSu, your Redmi Note 2 will have successful root access. To confirm, download Root Checker app from Play Store.
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My wife’s (Not Xiaomi) phone received Andoid 5.1 update yesterday, any idea when Redmi Note 2 will this this or will they go straight to Android M ?