How to Install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi MI Note (Easy Guide)

Xiaomi MI Note is an android phablet device with a 6.7 inches display size, which runs on android OS v4.4.4 kitkat and it’s powered by a Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 processor, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset and Adreno 330 GPU. The device is also coupled with a 3GB RAM which makes it super-fast and a 16-64GB internal memory, depending on the variant.

Installation of TWRP on Xiaomi MI Note is very beneficial to the device, in the sense that, it helps retains the existing users backup of the device.
In this guide, I would brief you on how to install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi MI Note.

Disclaimer: Any of this process would void the warranty of your device, and you are fully advised to take full backup of your android device before proceeding through the guide.

Before you get started:
» Download ABD driver and fastboot file and the setup would create a folder at the C: drive of your computer.

How to Install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi MI Note (Easy Guide)

-          Firstly, download the TWRP file from here and paste to the ABD folder which is located at the C drive of your computer.

-          After that, boot your device to fastboot mode. To boot, switch off your device and Press volume down + Power button together.

-          Next, open the ABD folder, and run command prompt (Shift + Right-click > Open Command Prompt).

-          Once the command prompt windows is opened, the input the below command and press Enter, in other to install TWRP.

fastboot flash recovery twrp-MiNote-2015-03-19-recovery.img

-          Once you have performed the above operation to flash the TWRP, then run the below prompt to boot.

fastboot boot recovery twrp-MiNote-2015-03-19-recovery.img

-          Once the flashing process is completed, your phone would reboot.

Read also: How to Flash Fastboot ROM on Bricked Xiaomi Phones Using MI PC Suite

Thats it; you now have the latest TWRP installed on your Xiaomi MI Note android. If you've any related problem regarding to installation of TWRP recovery on your android device, feel free to let me know, and I won't hesitate to guide you through, via comment section.

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How to Install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi MI Note (Easy Guide)
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18 April 2016 at 12:05 delete

Didn' work for me. No Folder created...

18 April 2016 at 17:35 delete

did u get any error? pls detail

5 May 2016 at 08:24 delete

Didn't work for me : when i run the second command "fastboot boot recovery twrp-MiNote-2015-03-19-recovery.img", the message appears " C:\adb>fastboot boot recovery twrp-MiNote-2015-03-19-recovery.img cannot load 'recovery': No such file or directory".
What can I do ?
Thank you.

5 May 2016 at 18:49 delete

that because you didn't setup abd and fastboot properly.. also make sure you did download the correct drivers for ur computer

25 May 2016 at 00:51 delete


while in Fastboot mode (VolDown+Pwr) use the following command:

fastboot boot Path\to\twrp-MiNote-2015-03-19-recovery.img