The latest version of TWRP 3.0.0 for Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime is now available. You can download the recovery from below and flash it via fastboot. Below guide will explain how to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Redmi 2 Prime. TWRP recovery got updated with material designed to TWRP 3.0.0. That means you can install the latest TWRP 3.0.0 on Redmi 2 Prime. The new update of TWRP 3.0.0 has a whole new look, true terminal emulator, support Android 6.0 and now you can flash image files also. Follow this guide to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Redmi 2 Prime.

Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Redmi 2 Prime

If you are a Redmi 2 Prime user, then you can Root Redmi 2 Prime and Install TWRP Recovery On Redmi 2 Prime. And if you already install custom recovery on Redmi 2 Prime then you can flash the latest version of the TWRP recovery to get more benefits. So here is the step by step guide to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Redmi 2 Prime. Read the below note carefully before you Install TWRP 3.0.0 Recovery on Redmi 2 Prime. Also, check the benefits of rooting from below.

Some benefits of Rooting –

  • You can install custom ROM and custom kernel on your device for faster and better performance.
  • Block Ads in apps with the help of ad blocker.
  • Increase performance and battery life by killing background process automatically.
  • You can use Titanium Backup to restore all of your apps and data.
  • You can uninstall bloatware (Pre-installed Apps)


  • Rooting will void your phone warranty, and you won’t claim it back.
  • Follow the steps correctly otherwise you may brick your device. We are not responsible for any damage to your phone.
  • It will erase all your personal data including data of internal storage, so we advise you first to take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
  • Ensure that your phone has at least 50-60% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the process.

Files required to Root and Install Custom Recovery on Redmi 2 Prime –

Steps to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Redmi 2 Prime –

1) First, enable ‘USB debugging’ option from setting>developer option>. To enable Developer Options, go to About phone and tap the Build Number 7 times.

2) Download TWRP 3.0.0 for Redmi 2 Prime from above and place it in the folder where ADB installed and rename it to ‘recovery.img’.

3) Now go to installation directory open ADB folder and open the command window thereby pressing and hold the ‘shift’ key and right-clicked anywhere in that folder.

cmd 6

4) Now connect your phone to PC and reboot the device into fastboot mode by typing below.

adb reboot bootloader

5) You are in Fastboot mode now to check your connection by entering below command in command prompt. It will return your device serial number means your device properly connected. Check your driver if the above command is not responding.

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6) Type the below command correctly in command prompt and then press enter. It starts flashing recovery on your phone.

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img


7) Now type below command in command prompt to reboot your phone into recovery mode. Now you successfully installed the custom recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime.

fastboot boot recovery.img

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8) With above command your phone boot into the recovery mode.

9) In TWRP recovery navigate to Install Zip and select ‘’ to root Redmi 2 Prime.

13) Swipe to install SuperSu and reboot your device. That’s it, you root Redmi 2 Prime and install custom recovery on Redmi 2 Prime successfully.

That’s all; this is the complete guide of how to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Redmi 2 Prime. If you have any questions, then comment below.


Sumit is a Tech and Gadget freak and loves writing about Android and iOS, his favourite past time is playing video games.


  1. dzigbodi amekoudi Reply

    getting error like “error: cannot load recovery.img”. Please help what’s the problem

  2. EverythingCubePro Reply

    i have successfully installed twrp from above steps and now when i try to boot into recovery mode, it is stuck on MI logo. Please tell me what to do?

  3. Apratim Jain Reply

    are you sure that it is for the prime variant of redmi 2? 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM

  4. Sir before flashing the twrp and super super I would like to know what should be the Android version and miui version of this Redmi 2 prime device?
    Please answer my question sir.

  5. Rahul Sood Reply

    i don’t know how to thank you sir! i was trying to install a custom boot animation and while rooting my device, i clicked on the wrong option and somehow it killed my recovery and it was not booting up! thanks a lot sir, i saved my phone with your help.

  6. Raghavendra Jadhav Reply

    Can i install twrp recovery without rooting my phone?

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