How To Root Xiaomi Redmi 2 And Install CWM Recovery Learn how to root Xiaomi Redmi 2 and install CWM Custom Recovery in it using ADB & Fastboot and SuperSU with easy method and instructions. The Redmi 2 is the successor of Xiaomi Redmi with some improvements and upgrades in hardware and features. In this guide, we’ll first flash the custom recovery image in your device using ADB & Fastboot and then we’ll root your Xiaomi Redmi 2 with the help of CWM Custom Recovery. Before You Begin This method is for Xiaomi Redmi 2 only. Create a backup of all your important files and documents. Make sure your device is fully charged (60% minimum). Enable USB Debugging in your Xiaomi Redmi 2. Download and Install USB Drivers for Xiaomi Redmi 2 in your PC. Download Required Files adb-and-fastboot Custom Recovery Image SuperSU zip file How To Flash Custom Recovery On Xiaomi Redmi 2 Follow all the instructions written above and download all the required files in your PC. Extract the ADB & Fastboot zip file in a folder on your PC’s desktop and also move the Custom Recovery image file in the same folder. Now, switch off your Redmi 2 smartphone and boot it into the Fastboot mode by pressing the Volume Down and Power Buttons simultaneously. Now connect your device to PC using Data cable. Now open the folder where you extracted the ADB & Fastboot files, hold “Shift” button in your Keyboard and Right click on an empty space. You will see “Open Command Window here” option. Click on it to open a command window there. A command prompt window will appear on your PC’s screen. Type the following command in it and hit Enter button : fastboot devices If USB Drivers are installed properly then command prompt will show your device’s name. Now type the following command and press Enter button to flash Custom Recovery in your Xiaomi Redmi 2 : fastboot flash recovery recovery.img Once you have successfully flash Custom Recovery image in your device. Type the following command to reboot your device : fastboot reboot That’s it! CWM Custom Recovery is successfully installed in your Xiaomi Redmi 2. Now its time to gain root access in your device. How To Root Xiaomi Redmi 2 Download the SuperSU zip file in your Xiaomi Redmi 2. If its downloaded in your PC then transfer it in your device. Now boot your device in Recovery Mode, Switch Off your smartphone and then press the Volume Up and Power button to boot your device into the CWM recovery mode. In Recovery Mode, select “Install from Zip” and select the SuperSU zip package to begin the rooting process. Once the rooting process is done, go to main menu of Custom Recovery and reboot your device. Congrats!! Your Xiaomi Redmi 2 is successfully rooted now 🙂 Related PostsHow To Install TWRP Recovery And Root Xiaomi Mi 5How To Root Xiaomi Redmi 3S/Prime/3X And Install TWRP RecoveryHow to Root and Flash Custom Recovery On HTC One Google Play EditionHow To Root And Flash Recovery In Nexus 10 On Android 4.4.3 KitkatHow To Root And Install CWM Recovery In Nexus 4 On Android 4.4.3How to Root or Unroot Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.