How To Root Xiaomi Mi A1 Android Smartphone: Xiaomi Mi A1 with 5.5 inches Super PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen display powered by 2.0 GHz Octa-core processor along with 4 GB RAM and the device runs on Android V 7.1.2 (Nougat) operating system. Root your Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone in ease as I have given a step by step tutorial to root Xiaomi Mi A1 below.
By following the rooting tutorial given here, you can be able to root Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone and get the ability to install custom-built android applications, custom-made recoveries like TWRP or CWM recovery, install custom ROM‘s, etc.
WARNING: Rooting your Xiaomi Mi A1 Smartphone will void its warranty, and you won’t be able to claim it until you unroot your device. So, think about it before proceeding with the rooting procedure.
1) Although the rooting process given here is not a data-loss process, it won’t hurt to have a backup of personal data on your smartphone. So, take a complete backup before getting started with the rooting tutorial.
2) Make sure that your device has at least 50-60% battery backup in it before getting started with the rooting procedure.
3) Now enable the USB Debugging Mode in your Smartphone by following this path: Settings ->Developer Options -> USB Debugging. If you can’t see the developer options in your device Settings, then enable it by following this path: Settings -> About Phone (tap on the Build Number for 5-7 times to enable it).
4) Next, download Xiaomi Mi A1 USB driver and install it on your computer so that you can connect your device to PC.
Once you have finished all these preliminary tasks, you can move forward to the rooting tutorial given below.
Tutorial To Root Xiaomi Mi A1 Using iRoot:
1) To get started, download iRoot (formerly vRoot) and install the application on your computer. Once done, launch iRoot in your PC.
Don’t forget to enable ‘USB Debugging‘ from Developer Options
2) Now connect your smartphone to the computer using a USB data cable. If you have installed the USB driver of your device on the computer properly, then iRoot will identify your device.
When you plug USB Cable with USB Debugging option turned on, phone will display a similar screen shown above and asks for permission.
Then Check option ‘Always allow from this computer‘ and select OK.
3) Next, click on the green “Root” button to begin the rooting process. Once the rooting process gets completed, your device will automatically reboot.
4) Now, click the “Complete” button and unplug your Smartphone.
That’s it. Now you have successfully finished rooting your device. For confirmation, install Root Checker app in your device and confirm your device’s root privileges. If the root checker app returned similar screen from the below image then you have successfully rooted your phone.
If you encounter any issues while trying to root your smartphone by following the above tutorial, kindly let me know by dropping a comment below.