Xiaomi’s Mi Max comes with a 6.44  inch display with 1080 × 1920 pixels.. It is powered by Hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor and comes with a 32 GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. It comes with 3GB Ram for super-fast performance.

The Xiaomi Redmi Max packs a 16-megapixel primary rear camera with dual-Led flashlight and a 5-megapixel secondary front shooter. It runs on Android 6.0.1 and is powered by a 4850mAh non-removable battery.


  • Rooting will void warranty.
  • Follow all steps correctly otherwise you will end up with a bricked phone. We are not responsible for any damage to your phone. Proceed at your own risk.
  • Make sure you have 70% charge or more.


Files needed to root and install TWRP on Mi Max

  • Minimal ADB tool – Download here
  • TWRP Recover for Mi Max – Download here and make sure to rename it to recovery.img and place it in ADB folder.


Steps to Root Mi Max and Install TWRP recovery

  1. First enable the USB debugging option in Mi Max .
  • To enable USB debugging option we first need to make the developer options active for that go to your Settings -> About Phone -> now tap MIUI version 7-8 times until you see a message ‘you are now a developer’.
  • Now as we have enabled developer options, go back to Settings-> developer options -> and now enable USB debugging also enable OEM unlock.


  1. Now go to folder where you installed the adb and by holding the Shift Key, right-click on any blank space and select Open command window here.


  1. Now connect the Mi Max to Pc/Laptop using USB.
  2. Now we need to reboot phone into fastboot mode by typing the following command.
adb reboot bootloader
  1. Your device will reboot into fastboot mode. If it doesn’t, check if your USB cable is connected properly and you have drivers installed properly. You can check a list of connected device by typing the following command.
fastboot devices


  1. Now we need to flash the TWRP Recovery. To Start flashing the recovery, type the following command.
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img


That’s it! You have installed TWRP recovery on Mi Max .

How to Root Mi Max using TWRP Recovery

  1. Move SuperSu.zip to root of your phone’s internal memory. (By root I mean not in any folder just enter into your internal storage and place the file there and not in any folder.)
  2. Boot Mi Max in recovery mode by pressing Volume Up+ Power button simultaneously.
  3. Now first make a Backup of all data using TWRP.
  4. After that in TWRP click on Install menu and select the SuperSu.zip file you placed in root of internal storage to root Mi Max. Now swipe to install SuperSu.zip.
  5. That’s it you have rooted and installed TWRP recovery on your Mi Max.
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