Do you want to root or install custom ROM on Redmi Note 2? Then most likely you will need this world’s well known custom recovery called TWRP. The abbreviation stands for Team Win Recovery Project which is the developer behind that tool. Compared to CWM Recovery, TWRP is also the most popular custom recovery among many MIUI users. Its compatibility as well as its easy to use features are probably the reasons why it becomes popular.
Here’s the image file (.img) of TWRP version 3.0.2-1 you can flash it to your phone via ADB interface. The file is claimed to work properly on Redmi Note 2.
Easy way to install : it is strongly recommended to have older version of TWRP then simply transfer the .img file and use TWRP to flash the new one.
Have no older TWRP installed? Follow this guide to install TWRP on Redmi Note 2 via ADB.
Once installed, you can then use SuperSU to gain native root on your phone or you can install custom ROM to taste distinctive experience on Android.
Notable points from the changelog :
- Fix a bug with the input box that affected masked inputs (passwords). This fixes decrypt of full device encryption on devices that support decrypt. This bug also impacts encrypted backups. Users are highly encouraged to stop using 3.0.1 if you use encrypted backups or if you need decrypt of data in TWRP.
- Add Greek translation to some builds.
Important note : This TWRP build creates a different backup folder location which is based on device serial number. Therefore, just put your old backup to new folder location created by this TWRP version whenever you want to restore your old backup with this TWRP build.
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Version 3.0.2-1 | 15441 downloads | 12 MB
Older version : TWRP v3.0.2-0 for Redmi Note 2.