Rooting is required for gaining more access over Android. This article will show the step by step guideline to root Redmi 2/Prime.
- A Redmi 2 or Redmi 3 Prime device running on MIUI stock recovery [not custom recovery].
- The Device must be on MIUI Stable or Developer Global ROM based on Android Kitkat.
- Flashable root package. Click here to download Flashable zip package for Redmi 2/Prime
Note: Before you proceed it is wise to make a backup. We will be not responsible for any damage.
Here is the step by step guideline to root Redmi 2/Prime:
Step 1: Copy the downloaded Update-Root.zip and move it in root of internal storage
Step 2: Now open the updated app. See the picture below.
Step 3: Tap on three dot menu and then choose “Choose Update Package“.
Step 4: Now browse and select the Update-Root.zip from internal storage.
Step 5: Wait until the flashing process is done. Once completed it’ll prompt to reboot. Reboot the device. Now you’ll see SuperSU installed.
Step 6: Open SuperSU and click continue.
Step 7: Now another pop-up will appear. Choose “Normal”. Never choose TWRP/CWM.
Step 8: Once done installing click “OK”.
Now you have successfully root Redmi 2/Prime. Enjoy.
How to unroot Redmi 2/Prime:
To un-root your device simply open Super-Su and go to Setting. Choose “Full unroot” and proceed.