How To Root Redmi 4 Prime & Install TWRP on Indian Variant

root redmi 4/prime without pc

Note: Rooting Can Void Your Warranty, and if you do something wrong your device may be bricked at mi logo, you can fix it by own but AndroWide does not take any responsibility if anything goes wrong.

Today I am going to show you that how to Root Redmi 4/Prime Indian Variant and Flash TWRP Recovery on your device, as we all know Redmi 4 is one of the best and cheapest smartphone present in current market, having all the necessary features in very competitive price point.

First take a look at what Redmi 4 offers, so Redmi 4 Comes with 5 inch 1280x720 HD Screen (Not Full HD), with Snapdragon 435 Octa-Core CPU which can clock upto 1.4 GHz, 13 Megapixel Rear Camera along with 5 megapixel Front facing camera with PDAF, Fingerprint sensor on the back, Runs on Android marshmallow 6.0.1 with MIUI 8, supports a hybrid dual sim slot, the Redmi 4 Comes in 3 Variants in India, 2GB RAM/16GB internal, 3GB RAM/32 GB Internal, and 4GB RAM/64GB Internal Memory, with the price tag of 6999, 8999, and 10999 respectively.

Now Just Move on to the topic of how to Root redmi 4 indian variant, so by this method which I am going to describe over here, you can Root any of the above variants of redmi 4.

First of all let me clear one thing the Rooting Redmi 4/Prime without PC is not possible, so you must have to use a Laptop/PC to get Root Access.

Before we start I would suggest you to Backup all the Apps and App Data using Mi Backup tool, and Backup all the images, Videos, and Songs using Copy-Paste on any Laptop or PC. So that if anything goes wrong you can always be in a position from where you can easily restore your device,

Watch this Video to Take A Backup of Your Apps and App Data, (Backup Images, Videos, Songs Separately)

Now After the above procedure you need to Unlock the Bootloader of your Redmi 4 device, without unlocking the bootloader you cannot do much with your phone, so it’s necessary or you can say must to unlock it.
Watch a detailed video here on which Dhananjay Described all the things that how can you Unlock Bootloader on Any Xiaomi Device.

Now I am assuming that you have done all the above part, you have backed up your device, and unlocked the bootloader too. Now moving further to Install TWRP Custom Recovery on Redmi 4 after that we will ROOT redmi 4 as well.
Now I would like to tell you all the requirement to get root access on your redmi 4 device.

Phone must be at least 60% charged
Unlocked Boot Loader
All the Necessary Drivers should be installed on Your Laptop/PC

Download the Below Files

Now After Downloading These Files put them altogether in C:\ of your PC, now Extract the ADB Folder, and you will find a Folder Named platform-tools-latest-windows, open that folder and you will find one more folder with the same name, on which you will be able to see some files and folders, 
Now Copy TWRP, SuperSU and LazyFlasher File from Previous to previous folder and put them all into the platform-tools-latest-windows folder where some other files and folders are present,

Now Power off Your redmi 4, and Press the Volume Down+Power Button together to boot into Fastboot Mode.

when its booted into fastboot just connect your redmi 4 with a USB cable to your computer,

Now you have to do one thing Press Shift button and Right Click on any white space of the ADB folder and you will see some options,

now just click on Open Command Windows Here, after that you will see a command window appearing on your laptop or pc, now make sure that your redmi 4 is connected to your PC and its getting recognized by your PC or not.

Type the below command to ensure that it’s connected, command is

fastboot devices

Now if your device is connected and getting recognized it will show some random string, 
now move further to flash TWRP on Your Redmi 4/Prime device.

Type the below command to flash TWRP

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img 

And hit enter.

It will take about 5 to 10 seconds to be flashed on your device.

After flashing just switch off your device and press the Volume Up+Power Button together to boot into TWRP recovery mode
now let me tell you one more thing that currently this TWRP recovery comes with Chinese language by default but you can change it, just see the below image with the steps- how to change TWRP language to English From Chinese.

TWRP showing in chinese language
Image Credit: Dhananjay Bhosale 

Now After changing the language just connect your device with PC again (if you haven’t disconnected then it's ok), 

Now copy the SuperSU Zip file and LazyFlasher file and paste it to the Redmi 4’s internal storage,

Note: Copy Paste in between PC to Mobile or Vice-versa is possible on TWRP Mode

It’s time to flash SuperSU File on Your Redmi 4 device, just click on install on TWRP Menu and select SuperSU file, it will take some time to get flashed,

after flashing SuperSu go back and then again click on install and this time flash LazyFlasher and that’s it.
Now after flashing done, tap on Wipe Cache/Dalvik

Now Go back and Reboot to system and it will take some time be rebooted, just wait.

Now to ensure whether your Redmi 4/prime is rooted or not, download Root checker app and check this,

Comment if you face any issue doing this whole Rooting Process of Redmi 4/Prime Indian Variant.

Naman Dwivedi

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