Xiaomi Mi4 is the new flagship Android smartphone from the Chinese smartphone giant, Xiaomi. The device comes with 5 inch IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen display powered by a 2.5 GHz Dual-core processor and it runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat Firmware with MIUI ROM. It also features a 3080 mAh non removable battery, 13 Mega Pixel rear view camera with dual-LED Flash support and a 8 Mega Pixel Secondary Camera for talking high-quality selfies. If you would want to get a high-end smartphone at a good budget, then this device is the best choice.
If you already own this device and interested to root it, for enjoying all the features of your smartphone or for installing rooted apps, then you are in the right place. Here, I have given a tutorial with step-by-step instructions to root your Xiaomi Mi4 device.
WARNING: Rooting your Mi4 smartphone will void its warranty. Also, if you don’t follow the procedure properly, your device might get bricked. So, if anything happens to your device, don’t held me responsible. Proceed at your OWN risk.
Prerequisites To Root Xiaomi Mi4 Smartphone:
- First, you have to download and install the Xiaomi Mi Phone manager in your computer (it will install the required USB drivers), so that you can connect your Smartphone with the computer.
- Keep your device fully charged to perform this rooting process. If your smartphone gets switched off during the rooting process, it will get bricked.
After finishing these prerequisites, you can proceed with the following rooting tutorial.
Tutorial To Root Xiaomi Mi4 Android Device:
- To get started, you have to download developer ROM directly to your smartphone Internal memory and then rename it into the “zip”.
- Now, open the Updater app on your device and select “Reboot to recovery mode”. After entering into the recovery menu, your device touchscreen will not work. Don’t worry about that as you can use Volume buttons (Up & Down) and then power button simultaneously to select and choose the options.
- In the main window of recovery mode, few language names will appear. In that, choose “English” language to continue.
- Next go to “Wipe and reset” option and then choose “Wipe Cache”.
- Once done, you can install the Developer ROM by selecting the “Install zip system one” option and by choosing the Update.zip file.
- Once it is done, your Smartphone will get rebooted.
- Now, open “Security” app, go to “Permissions” and enable “Root Permission“.
That’s it. Now your Xiaomi Mi4 phone has been successfully rooted.
If you encounter any problems while following this tutorial, do let me know using the comments section below.