Unlock Bootloader Install TWRP Recovery & Root Mi Max

Avirup Majumder Jul 27, 2016


Mi Max is the top class smartphone. Which launched on May’2016. It has 6.44 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. It has Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system with 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 Quad-core & 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 Quad-core CPU & Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 652 chipset. It has 3 GB or 4GB Ram & 32/64 or 128 GB ROM with 16 MP primary & 5 MP secondary camera. It has 4850 mAh Li-Ion Non-removable battery.

In this post we will discuss about how to install TWRP recovery & root of Mi Max.

Unlock Bootloader Install TWRP Recovery & Root Mi Max

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  1. Charge Your Device at least 60%.
  2. Backup Phone Apps, Contacts, SMS.

Files you Need:

  1. Enabled Usb Debugging “Go to settings>Developer Settings > Enable Usb Debugging“.
  2. Unlock Bootloader for install TWRP here 
  3. Download Xiaomi Adb Fastboot Driver here
  4. Download Latest ADB Fastboot tool here
  5. Download Mi Max TWRP 3.0 here
  6. Download SuperSu v2.67 here

Procedure to Install TWRP Mi Max:

  1. At first download & unzip ADB fastboot tool.
  2. After that download Mi Max TWRP 3.0 and rename it to “recovery.img
  3. Copy this to ADB fastboot folder.
  4. Go to the ADB fastboot folder and with the help of “Hold + Mouse Right click” open Cmd there & click to open command windows here                                                                                                               CMD 
  5. Switch off your & by pressing “Volume Down + Power” turn it to fastboot bootloader mode. You can reboot your device in fastboot bootloader mode with the help of “adb reboot bootloader” adb command.
  6. Next connect your device with PC and write the below command

fastboot flash recovery.img

With the help of this command you will flash TWRP 3.0 recovery.

fastboot reboot

This will help you to reboot your device


You have successfully installed TWRP 3.0 for your device.

Procedure to Root Mi Max:

  1. At first unzip “BETA-SuperSU-v2.65.zip” and copy it to your device.
  2. After that switch off your device & with the help of “Volume Up + Power” button turn it on into Recovery Mode.
  3. Go to install and navigate “BETA-SuperSU-v2.65.zip”. Then swipe it to install.
  4. Reboot your device.

You can check root access for your device with the help of Root Checker here


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