Xiaomi Mi 5X: how to install TWRP with bootloader protection | Guide

Xiaomi Mi 5X phone picture

That the new Xiaomi devices receive support from the modding community can now be taken for granted, unless the modding world manages to "put a piece" on the problems created by the vendors. In the past we talked to you of the ROM and bootloader "Fake" used on Xiaomi Mi 5X. In today's guide we will show you how to install a version of TWRP that allows you to upload any ROM and avoid the brick regardless of the operations carried out by the sellers!

Xiaomi Mi 5X: how to install TWRP with bootloader protection | Guide

The presence of one custom recovery as the TWRP, we remember, it is fundamental for many modding procedures. Thanks to this we can in fact install unsigned zip from the manufacturer like Custom ROM, mod and packages able to guarantee i root permissions (SuperSU or Magisk on all), or make a full backup of the phone to be restored in case of problems.

Xiaomi Mi 5X phone picture

The particular version of TWRP used in this guide inhibits the writing of the boot partition, avoiding annoying brick problems due to incompatible bootloaders. For the flash of the custom recovery note we will entrust as always to the commands fastboot, which must be installed system-wide on the PC.

TWRP for Xiaomi Mi 5X: the complete guide

IMPORTANT: The procedure described in this guide presents complex operations that, if performed incorrectly, could damage your device. It is recommended to run only by users who have gained a good experience in modding Android. The staff of GizChina.it will not be held responsible for any damage to the device.

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