How to Root Xiaomi Redmi 2 – Easy Guide

In this tutorial checkout how to Root Xiaomi Redmi 2 Android Smartphone – Guide

Xiaomi Redmi 2 is the successor of the Xiaomi Redmi 1S and similar to its predecessor it is exclusively available on Flipkart. Earlier we have shared a tutorial on how to install CWM Custom Recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 2 and since you have already installed CWM Recovery it’s time to Root Xiaomi Redmi 2. So this tutorial is all about how to Root Xiaomi Redmi 2 and check for Root permissions on Xiaomi Redmi 2. Once you have followed this tutorial and rooted your device you will be able to install Custom ROMs, Custom Kernels and open doors to customizing your device and enhancing its performance.

How to Root Xiaomi Redmi 2

Before we proceed to Root Xiaomi Redmi 2, we must follow some of the pre-requisites listed below to prepare Xiaomi Redmi 2 for the Rooting process and also to avoid mishaps or interruptions in between the rooting process.


  1. This tutorial is only applicable to Xiaomi Redmi 2.
  2. Backup all of your important data and stuff.

Backup and Restore SMS

Backup and Restore Contacts

Backup and Restore Call Logs

Backup files on internal storage to PC

  1. Enable USB Debugging on Xiaomi Redmi 2.
  2. Charge Xiaomi Redmi 2 to at least 75%.
  3. Install CWM Recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 2.
  4. Create a Nandroid Backup.

Disclaimer: Rooting an Android device voids its warranty and should be carried out carefully or it may damage your device. So the steps listed below on how to Root Xiaomi Redmi 2 should be carried out at your own risk and we should not be held liable or responsible for any damage to your Xiaomi Redmi 2.



Also Read:Β How to unbrick / unroot Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

How to Root Xiaomi Redmi 2:

Step 1: Download the Rooting Package (Redmi2-SuperSu.zip) from the above link.

Step 2: If downloaded in PC, transfer it to root of your devices SD card.

Step 3: Boot Xiaomi Redmi 2 into Recovery Mode.

  • Power off Xiaomi Redmi 2.
  • Press and hold Volume Up and Power buttons simultaneously.

Step 4: Now follow our exclusive guide on how to flash zip packages using Recovery and flash Redmi2-SuperSu.zip

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Step 5: Reboot Xiaomi Redmi 2 and check for Root Permissions using Root Checker App.

Congratulations! Now you have successfully Rooted Xiaomi Redmi 2. Do share this tutorial with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus, since sharing is caring.

Have any queries? Do share them in comment section below.

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