Saturday, 15 April 2017

How to Install Custom Recovery (TWRP) on Xiaomi Redmi 1S

There are two methods by which you can install TWRP recovery on your Redmi 1S

First Method : Through Command Prompt (CMD) on PC

For this method you have to install ADB drivers for Redmi 1S on your PC
Download ADB drivers here : Link 1 or Link 2

After you successfully installed ADB drivers follow the steps below:

1. Download TWRP Recovery from Here (Download the Latest one)
2. Turn your phone in Fastboot mode by pressing power key + volume down key simultaneously.

3. Now Connect your phone to your PC via USB cable
When successfully connected it will show in notification panel of your PC
4. Go to the path on PC where the recovery is downloaded or saved
5. Press Shift + Right Click simultaneously a you will see "Open command window here" option click on it, a command window will open

6. Type the command "fastboot flash recovery filename.img".
Replace the "filename.img" with the name of TWRP recovery file downloaded and hit Enter
Example: E:> fasboot flash recovery twrp-3.1.0-0-armani.img
6. Disconnect your phone from PC and Press and hold Power button + Volume Up button simultaneously until Mi logo appears.
7. All Done! TWRP Recovery is successfully installed on your Redmi 1S

Second Method : Through TWRP Manager (Requires ROOT)

For this method your phone must be ROOTED

1. Download TWRP Manager App from here
2. Give ROOT Permission to TWRP Manager App

3. Now open TWRP Manager App and tap the Plus+ button at bottom right corner
4. Select "Install TWRP" option from the list
5. Select the device name (browse for Xiaomi Redmi 1S or armani)
6. Select the version of TWRP you want to Install (Choose the latest one)

7. Now tap on "Install recovery" option and it will download the TWRP recovery and ask you to confirm the installation process so tap on "Yes" to confirm.

8. After flashing you will get error, don't worry just ignore the error and tap on "REBOOT NOW". It will boot into the recovery mode.

All done! TWRP recovery is successfully installed on your Redmi 1S