How To Install TWRP Custom Recovery On Redmi Note 8 Pro
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The phone comes with MIUI 10 operating system out of the box which is based on the Android Pie.Mi Note 8 Pro is also eligible for MIUI 11 update.Xiaomi's home-grown MIUI is greatly customizable & it's one of the top operating systems for android smartphones…

But, if you are an enthusiastic end-user and want to do more with your phone, you should try the TWRP recovery atleast once.TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) allows you to install custom ROMs, custom kernels, and modifications which can’t be performed in the stock MIUI recovery which comes pre-installed on the phone.

Installing a TWRP recovery on just about any Android smartphone is an easy task provided, if you follow the instructions properly &carefully.So, to help you with this, I am writing this article to guide you step-by-step on how to install the TWRP custom recovery on your Redmi Note 8 Pro. 


Before you get started with the procedure, Please kindly take note of the pre-requisites which are listed below.

⦁ Unlocked Bootloader 
⦁ An USB Cable 
⦁ Windows PC/Laptop 
⦁ Your Phone Drivers 
⦁ Any of your preferred/working TWRP

Note: It’s not compulsory but I would suggest you to take a backup of the data which are stored on your phone if in case anything goes wrong. 

Steps To Install TWRP Custom Recovery On Your Redmi Note 8 Pro :

⦁ Enable Developer options by tapping 7 times on the MIUI version under About phone section of the Settings app in your phone.

⦁ Go to the Developer options which will be under the Additional settings in the Settings app of your phone. 

⦁ Then turn on the USB debugging feature from there. 

⦁ Now, open the ADB and Fastboot folder on your computer. 

⦁ Copy the downloaded TWRP file in that folder. 

⦁ Open a CMD (command prompt) or PowerShell window in that folder by pressing shift key and right-click simultaneously.Then, select Open PowerShell window here (For Windows 10) or Open command window here (Windows 8 and older operating systems). 

⦁ Now type adb devices and press enter. 

⦁ Allow USB debugging on your phone when it’s prompted. 

⦁ Then, type adb reboot bootloader and press the enter. 

⦁ Your phone will now boot into bootloader mode. 

⦁ Now, type fastboot flash recovery NAME_OF_TWRP_FILE.img and press enter. 

⦁ TWRP recovery will now be installed on your Redmi Note 8 Pro. 

⦁ Lastly, type fastboot reboot and press enter to reboot your phone.

Congratulations.Now you have successfully installed TWRP recovery on your Redmi Note 8 Pro. 

NOTE : Almost all android mobile phones can be unlocked & we can install custom recoveries on them so that we can install any rom or firmware of our choice on them but Please make sure that you know that if you are too much concerned about your phone's operating system security & you are worried about this procedure of installing a custom rom on your smartphone, then you are better off staying with your original stock firmware because your mental peace should always remain the highest priority in everything you do in your life…Right ?? 😊

If you are facing an “Unknown IMEI or No Network” problem in your Samsung Smartphone after flashing a rom, do read my article on How To Fix “NO SIM/Network & Unknown IMEI Issue” In Samsung Phone With Custom Rom.

By Sushrut

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