After able to Unlocked the bootloader, many are searching how to ROOT with TWRP recovery especially for MIUI 7 Stable ROM, in order to flash a more customized ROM for eg. Languages convenience, installing ROOTED Apps and etc.
CONSTANT: This is 100% Tested on WIN 7 Pro SP2 64-bit, will update WIN 10 Pro 64-bit status. What I had is a Stable ROM MIUI 7 V18.104.22.168.LHNCNCJ, and I wanted to ROOT via SuperSU, flash TWRP recovery and eventually install Open GApp.
THOUGHTS: Just want a feel of the SuperSU’s System-less root experiment, feels smooth and tasking on my phone has somewhat more responsive.
- Unlocked Bootloader. For more info: Latest Unlock millet phone / Mi Flash Unlock Tool
- Download and install the ADB drivers accordingly. For WIN 10 users: Installing MTK VCOM driver on WINDOWS 10 (32 & 64 bits)
- Download UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.65.zip and moved it to your “Download” root directory on your phone for easy access.
- Download twrp+RN3_v4©feds64.zip
After you done that open the “twrp+RN3_v4©feds64.zip” folder and double click on “Flash_TWRP.bat”, as shown below:-
From here onwards, please follow the instruction as required on the command screen, as shown below:-
After completing the flash of TWRP, you will go into the TWRP Mount menu page, as follows:-
Caution: When you, Swipe to Allow Modification for the TWRP you might not get future update notification, so it is best to use KEEP READ ONLY option.
Then proceed to Main menu and choose, Select Zip File/sccard/Download/ UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.65, Swipe to Install, as shown below:-
Adjust time to your time zone, and you could make backup and restore later, as shown below:-
Then REBOOT SYSTEM.
Now you have SuperSU installed, and you can download a Root Checker to out whether ROOT has been done properly, as shown below:-
For those who wants to install, Google Play Store, you could download the latest file, as follows:-
Choose, ARM64/Android 5.0/select what you need, and download…
Installing Open GApps actually making it a default App Store rather than Mi App Store and the same goes for Browser, Chrome will take dominance as a default browser. Locate “open_gapps-arm64-5.0-micro-20160113.zip”, and installing zip file is a cruise with TWRP, and follow, as shown below:
Now you are done with TWRP, SuperSU and installation of Google Play Store.
DISCLAIMER: DO ON YOUR OWN RISK. Flashing can potentially bricked or bootloop your device.