Download & Install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 6!


Welcome, in this article I will demonstrate how to install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 6. 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.


About Xiaomi Redmi 6

Here are some of the key features and specifications of the newly launched Xiaomi Redmi 6 smartphone.

  • Firstly, it has 5.45 inches IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720 by 1440 pixels. A total of 295 pixels per inch.
  • And Redmi 6 also comes with Android 8.1 OREO.
  • And under the hood, the phone has a MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 chipset.
  • The Phone also comes with 4GB/3GB Ram and 64GB/32GB Storage. 
  • Furthermore, the camera sensor on Redmi 6- 12 MP + 5 MP dual rear camera and 5 MP front shooter.
  • Finally, the battery on the Redmi 6 is a non-removable 3000 mAh.

Also Read. Various Issues on this phone & How to Fix Them: Solution


What are the Advantages of Installing TWRP Recovery on the Xiaomi Redmi 6?

There are quite a few benefits of installing TWRP on Redmi 6. 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.

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 Redmi 6

Below are some of the cons TWRP recovery which you should keep in mind before installing on your Redmi 6.

  • 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, let’s start with the installation procedure.

How to Install TWRP Recovery on the Xiaomi Redmi 6?

Prerequisite

Before starting the installation process on the Redmi 6, do keep the following things in mind.

    • First of all, make sure to charge your phone fully.
    • And also get the certified USB cable by the manufacturer.
    • Before installing, unlock the bootloader on the phone. How to Unlock Bootloader.

twrp recovery redmi 6

Let’s Install TWRP Recovery: Method 1

    • First of all, download TWRP recovery image of the Redmi 6 {Check Download Link Below}.
    • And rename it as TWRP.img
    • Also, download appropriate USB drivers of the phone and install it on PC.

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
  • And 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 Redmi 6 to PC.
  • And, boot your 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 Redmi 6.
  • Update October 1st, 2018 – Good news for all you Redmi 6 users willing to install TWRP Recovery on your smartphone. But with good news comes bad news along. It’s unofficial recovery, which is not recommended. However, you can go for it, at your own risk.
  • TWRP Download File for Xiaomi Redmi 6 Here
  • Additional Information – Flashing Code.
  • adb reboot bootloader
  • fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • UPDATE – 13th November – Official TWRP Recovery for Redmi 6 has arrived, follow the instructions below. 
  • Download Official TWRP Recovery for Xiaomi Redmi 6 Here
  • Before Installing – Remove your password from the stock Miui ROM & Format Data.
  • Furthermore, follow the video below if you are encountering issues such as unable to mount Data or System error.


NEXT – How to Install custom ROM.


How to Install TWRP custom recovery on the Xiaomi Redmi 6? Method 2

    • Firstly, Download Flashify app on the Redmi 6. The app is available to download from play store.
    • And open the app and 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 see an option of downloading CWM custom recovery too, but consider downloading TWRP custom recovery.
  • And now it will download TWRP file for the Redmi 6. And after the downloading finishes 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 Redmi 6. Now, you can install your favorite custom ROMs and zip files on the phone.

Related Article. How to Unroot this phone and go back to stock ROM.

In conclusion, do the steps carefully to install TWRP Recovery on the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and also make sure to see 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.


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