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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 HM2014811_TWRP2.8.6.1_signed.zip
  2. Rename the downloaded archive in update.zip and transferred to the internal memory of the phone.
  3. Open folder Tools and click Updater
    rootredmi2-1
  4. Click Option Menu and click Select Update Package
  5. Choose file update.zip
    rootredmi2-2
  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.

    Sandeep

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