Xiaomi Mi 5X was launched last months ago in China along with Xiaomi MI6. It comes with 5.5-inch full HD display, powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 chipset and 4 GB of RAM. Overall Xiaomi Mi 5X is a great phone and in case you were wondering on how to Unlock bootloader, Root or install Twrp Recovery in your Xiaomi Mi 5x then you are the right place.Here we are going to tell you How To Root Xiaomi Mi 5X.


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How To Unlock Bootloader Xiaomi Mi 5X

Advantages Of Unlocking Bootloader

  • You can root your device
  • You can flash any custom recovery and Rom of your choice

Disadvantages Of Unlocking Bootloader

  • Unlocking bootloader makes your device less secured.
  • Some features in Miui like “Find device” won’t work.

Prerequisites Before Unlocking Bootloader

  • A desktop or a laptop.
  • A working USB cable.
  • Download Mi Unlock tool.
  • Charge your phone Up to 70%.
  • Activate internet connection.
  • Backup all your important data.

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Steps On How To Unlock Bootloader in Xiaomi Mi 5X

  • Create a new Mi account or sign in to an existing one on your phone.
  • Go to http://en.miui.com/unlock/ and click on Unlock now.
  • In the browser sign-in to the same Mi account, you used to sign-in on your phone. In case it asks you to enter a nickname, enter your Mi account id then go back and again click on Unlock now.
  • It will redirect you to a page where you have to enter your details.
  • Now verify OTP and wait for the application to get approved by Xiaomi team. Once your application is approved you will receive a text SMS on your phone.
  • Now open Mi Unlock tool on your computer and agree to their terms, sign-in with the same Mi account. It will check whether you have permission or not.
  • Now power off your device manually. Now press and hold Volume down + power button to enter into fast boot mode, once you enter into fast boot mode connect your device to computer using a data cable.
  • Mi Unlock tool will check whether the device is connected or not then hit the Unlock button.
  • It will unlock your device within 20 seconds if you get any error like “your account is not bound to this device then try again after 7-8 days.

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How To Install TWRP Recovery On Xiaomi Mi 5X

Advantages Of installing TWRP Recovery

  • You will be able to root your device.
  • You can install any custom ROM/MOD of your choice
  • You can take a full backup of your device including app data.

Prerequisites Before Installing TWRP Recovery in Xiaomi Mi 5X

  • Your Bootloader must be unlocked
  • Charge your phone Up to 50%.
  • Download Xiaomi Mi 5x toolkit.
  • Backup all your important data.

Steps On How To Install TWRP Recovery in Xiaomi Mi 5X

  • Run the.exe file from the Mi 5x toolkit folder and follow the on-screen instructions
  • Type 41 and hit enter to flash Twrp Recovery.
  • Done, it will successfully flash Twrp Recovery in your Xiaomi Mi 5x.
  • How To Root Xiaomi Mi 5X

    Advantages Of Rooting

    •  You will be able to remove pre-installed apps.
    • You will be able to install incompatible apps.
    • You can achieve more battery life and speed.
    • You will be able to access root files and can tweak your device to administrator level.

    Disadvantages Of Rooting

    • It can brick your device.
    • It might void your warranty.
    • You may not receive official OTA updates.
    • It will make your device less secured.

    Prerequisites Before Rooting Xiaomi Mi 5X

    • The bootloader must be unlocked and TWRP recovery must be installed.
    • Charge your phone Up to 40%
    • Download Xiaomi Mi 5X toolkit.
    • Backup all your important data.

    Steps On How to Root Xiaomi Mi 5X 

    • Download and extract Mi 5X toolkit.
    • Run the the.exe file from Xiaomi Mi 5X toolkit folder and follow the on-screen instructions.
    • Boot into TWRP Recovery by pressing volume up + power button on your phone.
    • Type 45 and hit enter, it will copy all the required files to your phone.
    • From TWRP Recovery, do a factory reset.
    • Go-to Install — From SD card then locate Noverity file and install it.
    • Again go-to Install — From SD card locate Magisk file and Install it.
    • Now click on reboot system now, its phone doesn’t boots up then flash Noverity file again and reboot
    • This is the last step to root Xiaomi mi 5X
    • Done, you have successfully rooted your Xiaomi Mi 5X

    Pictures Source: Mi.com




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