While normally you have to reboot your phone into Fastboot mode and then connecting it to your computer in order to flash custom recovery, it is now possible to install TWRP custom recovery directly on your Redmi 2 without computer and without having to reboot it into Fasboot mode. The trick is basically simple: root your phone, install Flashify, and then flash TWRP. You will see further step by step guide on how to get it done from this article.
Also read : Flash TWRP on Redmi 3 / Redmi 3 Pro.
How to Flash
Step 1 – Follow these steps to root Redmi 2 / Redmi 2 Prime without PC and without custom recovery.
Step 2 – Now download Flashify app onto your phone and install it.
Step 3 – Download TWRP Recovery for Redmi 2 into your phone and extract it using ES File Explorer. You will then have a .img file.
Step 4 – Launch Flahsify app up and grant it root access in SuperSU.
Step 5 – Choose “Recovery Image” in the Flash section of Flashify.
Step 6 – Now tap “Choose a File” then locate the .img file of TWRP you have extracted.
Step 7 – Flashify will start flashing TWRP .img file upon choosing on its file.
Step 8 – Just wait till the flashing process completed.
Step 9 – Once done, restart your phone as normally.
Step 10 – Finally, turn off your phone and try rebooting into Recovery by tapping on Power and Volume Up (+) button.
That’s all. Now you have TWRP custom recovery installed. You are just one step away to flash custom Android ROM – if you want to. Enjoy..