Normally, you have to firstly install custom Recovery like TWRP or CWM before rooting which after that you can flash SuperSU to gain root. However, Mi 4 users can take advantage of custom root exploit package to root their MIUI device in a breeze without any computer or custom recovery needed. Some Mi 4 users, at certain point, still need to flash custom Recovery so they can do lot more flashing tasks as well as taking full nandroid backup.
In this article, you will see few painless steps to flash TWRP on rooted Mi 4 using a free app called Flashify. It’s super easy and safe – so far. Just go through all the steps below..
Step 1 – Root your Mi 4 device following one of these guides:
Step 2 – Download TWRP .img file into your phone’s internal storage.
Step 3 – Launch up Play Store app and search for Flashify app [link].
Step 4 – Download and install Flashify on your phone.
Step 5 – Launch Flashify and grant it root access.
Step 6 – Select Flash >> then choose Recovery Image.
Step 7 – Now select the downloaded TWRP recovery image file (img).
Step 8 – The flashing process will start. Just wait for the whole process to finish.
That’s it. Once flashed, you can try to reboot your phone into Recovery mode and the newly installed TWRP shall appear.
Enjoy,.. you can now take full nandroid backup or install any cool custom ROM on your phone.