How to Root Xiaomi Redmi 6 [2018] with Three Different METHODS!


In this article, I will show you how to root Xiaomi Redmi 6 smartphone. And with easy step by step instruction guide on how to successfully root. So, let’s straight away dive into the tutorial guide. Stay until the end.


What do you mean by Root?

Root or Rooting a device, simply means that you are now able to take full control of your Android device. After rooting, the smartphone has the ability to customize beyond limits. So, there are quite a few benefits of rooting the Redmi 6. So, let us see what are those benefits.


What are the Advantages or Benefits of Rooting the Xiaomi Redmi 6?

Well, here are some of the Pros of rooting the Redmi 6 Android device:

  1. First of all, the user takes the control of the phone.
  2. And also customize the user interface and control the frequency of the CPU as well as GPU.
  3. There are also different available Mods that can be downloadable for free.
  4. You can also, Install Custom Roms on the phone.
  5. In conclusion, you can customize the Android phone beyond limits.

So above were some of the key benefits of rooting your Android smartphone. But is it all good? NO. Below are some of the cons or disadvantages of rooting the phone.


What are the CONS of Rooting the Xiaomi Redmi 6?

Now let’s see some of the cons of rooting the Redmi 6 Android smartphone:

  1. Firstly, the warranty is void after rooting the device.
  2. And your phone could be completely dead and not usable anymore. (If anything goes wrong)
  3. Also, performance issue may arrive due to lack of optimization for the particular model.

So now that you have seen Pros and Cons of rooting the Redmi 6, Let’s see step by step tutorial on how to root the phone.

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 the phone & How to Fix Them: Solution

How to Root Xiaomi Redmi 6?

IMPORTANT Points before rooting the Redmi 6:

    1. First, charge your phone Fully. (to avoid interruption)
    2. And make sure to unlock the bootloader before rooting. If not see this simple guide on How to Unlock Bootloader.
  1. Before rooting the Redmi 6, do install TWRP Recovery or install CWM recovery on the phone. (IMP STEP)
  2. This guide is only to root Redmi 6 Android smartphone.

Root Redmi 6

Let’s Root Xiaomi Redmi 6 Android Phone: METHOD 1

  • In this method, we will flash a zip file from TWRP or CWM recovery. So, make sure to install the custom recovery on your phone. (Links are above in the topic IMPORTANT POINTS before rooting)
  • First of all, download Super SU Zip file and save it to internal or external storage of the Redmi 6.
  • And now boot into TWRP Recovery or CWM recovery.
  • Next, you will see some options, Tap on INSTALL or FLASH. Select the SuperSU file from the storage.
  • Click on confirm Flash or Swipe to flash.
  • That’s it after the process is successful, tap on reboot option. Now the phone will reboot.
  • Congratulations, you have rooted the Xiaomi Redmi 6. You will see SuperSu app in the apps menu.

NEXT – How to Install Custom ROM on this phone.



How to root the Xiaomi Redmi 6 in a single click – Method 2

  • Firstly, You need to download an app KingoRoot on your Redmi 6.
  • And then Install the App on the phone.
  • And now open the app in your smartphone and click on ” One Click Root”.
  • Do not touch your screen while the process is going on.
  • That’s it, your Xiaomi Redmi 6 has root access now.
  • Try different method if the process fails to root your phone.

Related Article. How to Unroot the phone and Go back to stock ROM.

How to root your Xiaomi Redmi 6 with PC – Method 3

  • And charge the phone fully before proceeding.
  • And also enable USB DEBUGGING on the Redmi 6 by going in the setting. To do that, Go to setting>Developer options>Enable USD Debugging.
  • Launch the application on your computer.
  • And plug your Redmi 6 to your pc via data cable provided by the manufacturer.
  • Now you need to click on One Click Android Root option.
  • Process for rooting the phone will start. And after few moments, the Xiaomi Redmi 6 will have root access.

So, that’s it for the step by step guide, I hope this article helped you in successfully rooting your Xiaomi Redmi 6. If you have any quires, do let me know in the comment section below.


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