Xiaomi launched its latest Android in the Redmi Note series and it is called Redmi Note 9 Pro. Redmi Note series is an affordable phone and it is very popular in many regions of countries. Xiaomi adding four cameras on the phone. Every year Xiaomi launches phones according to the user’s requirement. Also, the same they have done on the Redmi Note 9 series. As the phone performs really well. But for specification and advance features you want to root your phone. Here in this guide, you will know How to Root Redmi Note 9 Pro and how to unlock bootloader on Redmi Note 9 Pro.
Xiaomi Redmi phone series comes with MIUI. As it is fully customizable and adds the best improvement to user experience. But if we look into the device specification then it comes with:
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G having Adreno 618 GPU
- 4GB/6GB RAM
- Quad rear camera setup i.e 48MP+8MP+5MP+2MP
- 16MP selfie camera
Xiaomi phones provide the liberty to unlock the bootloader. It is the first step if we like to customize your device like root. Fortunately, we can unlock the bootloader on Redmi Note 9 Pro. Rooting adds lots of customizable choices and features like installing custom fonts, third-party themes, custom boot animation and much more. It also enables us to add Xposed Modules on smartphones. Rooting provides benefits over a non-rooted device but using some sacrifices. And if you like to root your phone then this article is for you.
How to Root Redmi Note 9 Pro
Xiaomi phones are a very popular phone. It’s not because of their features and specification but also that the Xiaomi enables us to easily unlock the bootloader of our phones. Also, root Redmi Note 9 Pro is quite an easy task, but for any modification, we want to take precautionary measures. There are many procedures available to root Redmi Note 9, like using a patched file or custom recovery.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Unlock Bootloader
Many mobile brands can’t allow us to unlock the bootloader. But Xiaomi is the one who allows us easily to unlock the bootloader. Xiaomi also provides its official tool to unlock the bootloader of any Xiaomi phones. As the phones come with locked bootloader by default which limits users from modifying devices. So to erase the restriction we have to root our smartphones. Let’s begin with unlocking bootloader on Redmi Redmi Note 9.
Firstly, take a proper backup of your phone as Unlocking bootloader on Redmi Note 9 will wipe all the data of your phone.
Once done then open Settings on and login to Mi Account then wait for one week. But if you already logged in for more then 7 days, then ignore this step.
Move to Settings > Mi Account > Mi Cloud and enable ‘Sync’ & ‘Find Device’. Also, Sync all Apps data at least once.
Now look for the About Phone and click 7-8 times continuously on the MIUI version. Also, it will show ‘You are now a developer’.
Now access developer options so move ahead to Settings > Additional Settings > Developer Options.
In developer options, here are the options, but you have to turn on OEM unlocking and USB Debugging.
Now, remember that your device is connected to a fast internet connection. Just connect to the internet using the same number that you used in the Mi account. Then again head over to Developer Options > Mi Unlock Status and link your Mi Account.
Switch off your phone. When the device is turn off. Simply Long press Volume Down + Power button simultaneously to boot Redmi K30 Pro into Fastboot mode. Then release both buttons when the Mi Bunny image display up on the Android phone.
Remember that your computer is connected to the fast Internet network connection. Also, open the Mi Unlock Tool and sign in using the same Mi account that you are using on your Android Redmi Note 9.
When it analyzes your phone tap on the ‘Unlock Now’ button.
All done! You’ve successfully unlocked the bootloader of Redmi Note 9 and also it will wipe all the data.
Now you have successfully unlocked the bootloader on Redmi Note 9. You can easily root your phone. As you already know that there is no limitation on rooting Xiaomi phones, besides Samsung devices. So it’s a benefit for Xiaomi users, and if you like to root Redmi Note 9, move through the steps given below.
- Make sure bootloader is unlocked
- Download Magisk Manager APK
- Install ADB & Fastboot driver (Ignore if already installed)
- Take a full backup before starting the process
- Install the firmware for your Android
Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 with Magisk
Initially, extract the Redmi K30 Pro firmware on your PC and in the extracted folder you will find the boot.img.
CTRL+C the boot.img and Magisk Manager APK to your Redmi K30 Pro.
Also, download the Magisk Manager app on your Android then follow the below steps carefully.
Once done, open the Magisk Manager app then tap on the Install > Install.
Once you tap on Install, a pop-up screen appears, so pick “Select and Patch a File”. Then locate and choose the boot.img.
It will begin patching the boot image file so wait until the patching to finish.
When the patching output file stored in the download folder having name magisk_patched.img or patched_boot.img.
Now Ctrl+C the magisk_patched.img to your PC C:\adb and again specify name it to boot.img.
Then switch off your phone. And then boot Redmi K30 Pro into Fastboot mode (press & hold Volume Down + Power button simultaneously).
Attach your phone to the PC via USB cable when the phone is in Fastboot Mode.
Move to C:\adb location and then replace the location tab using CMD and hit enter. It will open the command window on your PC.
In the CMD window input the below command and it should return some ID which means the device is connected.
Also, input the below command to flash patched boot image and then root Redmi K30 Pro.
fastboot flash boot boot.img
Once done flashing, reboot your phone into the PC and then enjoy the root access on your Android.
Simply follow the rooting Xiaomi Redmi Note 9. And when you root privilege, you can enjoy the amazing features like block ads, erase system apps and more. As you know Xiaomi displays ads on its Android and so rooting will provide you the choice to delete these ads.
So here is the complete guide on how to root Redmi Note 9 Pro. If you have any questions or queries then let us know your thoughts in the comment section below!