How to install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Mi 2/2S


Official TWRP recovery version 3.0 is now available for bunch of Xiaomi devices and in this detailed tutorial we are going to install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Mi 2 and Xiaomi Mi 2S. If you were the one who were looking for the custom recovery guide then you are the right place at right time. Just carry on along with the guide to install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Mi 2/2S.

There are multiple benefits of having a TWRP recovery installed on your device including you can install Xposed Framework, mods and Custom ROMs to enhance user experience. So just go ahead and follow the step by step process to install TWRP custom recovery on Xiaomi Mi 2/2S.

How to install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Mi 2/2S

Before you begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom recovery and root. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.

  • Enable USB Debugging (Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging)
  • Your phone battery should be charged minimum 60%

Download these files:

Process to install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Mi 2/2S

Just follow the below simple steps in sequence to install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Mi 2/2S.

Extract the downloaded TWRP recovery file and rename in to recovery.img

Now connect your device to the PC using USB cable.

Open the adb-and-fastboot folder you extracted earlier and copy the TWRP recovery inside the adb-and-fastboot folder.

Inside adb-and-fastboot folder, press SHIFT and Right-Click on an empty space inside the same folder.

Click on Open command prompt here as shown in picture below.


Now enter the following command to boot your device into bootloader mode,

“adb reboot bootloader”

Then type the following command to flash TWRP recovery in your device,

“fastboot flash recovery recovery.img”

Wait for the process to complete.

You have successfully installed TWRP recovery on your Xiaomi Mi 2/2S, keep us updated regarding queries.

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