How to Install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Mi Mix 3? Official Guide!

Welcome, in this article I will demonstrate how to install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Mi Mix 3. So stay until the end of the article and with the help of step by step guide, install TWRP on your phone.


What is TWRP Recovery?

TWRP or TeamWin Recovery Project is a custom recovery project and is flashable on Android smartphones. TWRP recovery, when installed on a smartphone over stock recovery, can provide more features. So, now let’s see about Xiaomi Mi Mix 3.

About Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has a 6.39 inches display with a resolution of 1080 by 2340 pixels. A total of 403 pixels per inch.
  • And Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 also comes with Android 9 Pie.
  • And under the hood, the phone has a Snapdragon 845 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 6GB/8GB/10GB Ram and 128GB/256GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor is – 12MP + 12MP dual rear camera and 24MP + 2MP dual front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the phone is a non-removable 3200 mAh.

MUST READVarious Issues on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 & How to Fix Them.


What are the Advantages of Installing TWRP Recovery on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3?

There are quite a few benefits of installing TWRP on Xiaomi Mi Mix 3. Here are some of them :

  • Firstly, you can root your phone.
  • And also install ZIP files and custom Roms on the phone.
  • You can wipe cache and reset your smartphone.
  • And take a backup of your current data and restore it whenever you want to on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3.

Furthermore, let’s now take a look at some of the disadvantages of installing TWRP recovery.

Some Disadvantages of Installing TWRP Recovery on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

Below are some of the cons of TWRP recovery which you should keep in mind before installing on your Xiaomi Mi Mix 3.

  • First of all, it will void your warranty.
  • And you may brick your Phone if you do not follow the steps correctly.
  • Also, the user will not be able to get OTA updates anymore on the device.
  • Now that you have read some of the Pros and cons of TWRP recovery on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, let’s start with the installation procedure.

How to Install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Mi Mix 3?

Prerequisite

Before starting the installation process on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, do keep the following things in mind.

TWRP Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

Let’s Install TWRP Recovery: Method 1

  • First of all, download TWRP recovery image of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3. (Check Below For The File)
  • And rename it as TWRP.img
  • Also, download appropriate USB drivers of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 and install it on PC.
  • Reminder, Unlocking Bootloader is an important step before you install TWRP recovery. It is not recommended to install TWRP recovery before unlocking the bootloader.
  • Now, set up ADB and Fastboot on your PC. To do that download ADB here.

Install procedure For ADB Fastboot :
1. Launch it That Require administrator privileges.
2. Click Yes to install ADB and Fastboot or No to not.
3. Press Yes to install ADB system wide or No for the current user only
4. Click Yes to install Drivers or No to skip
5. Continue the Driver installation
6. 15 seconds passed – it will finish the process                                    Source – XDA 

  • And now open the folder – “TWRP.img
  • Furthermore, open a command window in the folder itself. To do that, Shift + Right-click on any empty space and then select open command window.
  • Now, connect your Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 to PC.
  • And, boot your Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 device into Fastboot mode. To do that type the following code in the command window

adb reboot bootloader

Now the device will boot into the Fastboot mode. After that type the following code –

fastboot flash recovery twrp-2.8.x.x-xxx.img.

  • And do replace TWRP.img above with the name of your TWRP recovery image file.
  •  Now it will start flashing TWRP Recovery and after that type the following –

fastboot reboot

  • This command will reboot your device.
  • And congrats, finally you have successfully installed TWRP Recovery on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3.
  • TWRP Image File for Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 will be added once available. The article will be updated 😀

NEXT – How to Install custom ROM on Xiaomi Mi Mix 3.

How to Install TWRP custom recovery on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3? Method 2

  • Firstly, Download Flashify app on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3.
  • And open the app and furthermore you will see three options, “Boot Image” “Recovery Image” and “Zip File”. 
  • First, click on “Recovery Image” as soon as you click you will be able to see some more options.
  • Next, click on download TWRP. You will also see an option of downloading CWM custom recovery too, but consider downloading TWRP custom recovery.
  • And now it will download TWRP file for the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3. And after the downloading finishes. Finally, click on “Yes install custom Recovery”.
  • That’s it now sit back and relax till the recovery installs on the phone.
  • Finally, congratulations you have successfully install TWRP recovery on your Xiaomi Mi Mix 3. Now, you can install your favorite custom ROMs and zip files on the phone.

Related Article. Unroot Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 and go back to stock ROM.

In conclusion, do the steps carefully to install TWRP Recovery on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 and also make sure to see the pre-requisite before starting the process. Before flashing TWRP Recovery, check for the supported model number. And you can also check for your device here on TWRP website and make sure about the recovery file.