How To Install TWRP Recovery On Redmi 2

Flashing a custom rom on your Redmi 2 requires a custom recovery installed. Since Redmi 2 does not release kernel sources its hard to compile a recovery for this device and hence we will not have any official support. But we have TWRP compiled for Redmi 2 by a gold member from MIUI forum “brigudav” big thanks to him for bringing this amazing recovery for our device.

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How To Install TWRP Recovery on Redmi 2

  1. First download the TWRP file
  2. Rename the downloaded archive in and transferred to the internal memory of the phone.
  3. Open folder Tools and click Updater
  4. Click Option Menu and click Select Update Package
  5. Choose file
  6. Waiting process done

That’s it!! You have successfully installed TWRP Recovery on your rooted Xioami Redmi 2. Time to go Custom ROM hunting now!

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1 thought on “How To Install TWRP Recovery On Redmi 2”

  1. Hi

    I own redmi 2 prime. How do i know whether i need ro download cwm or twrp recovery package. I am a novice.

    Suppose if bricking happens is it possible togo back to miui7. I have downloaded a rom for lolipop 5.1.1.

    Please guide me.


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