Redmi Note 8 is the latest smartphone in the Redmi Note series, and it is a successor of Redmi Note 7. If you have Redmi Note 8, then I have good news for you. TWRP Recovery for Redmi Note 8 is now available, and you can install it. Here you get to Download TWRP Recovery for Redmi Note 8 with installation guide.
Xiaomi phones are popular for custom development and especially the Redmi Note series. And Redmi Note 8 comes with Snapdragon 665 processor which means it will have a better custom development scope than MediaTek powered Note 8 Pro. Let’s start the guide with the Note 8 details.
Redmi Note 8 – Specifications
The phone features a 6.3-inch IPS LCD display with Full HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) resolution. It runs on MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie and upgradable to MIUI 11 which based on Android 10. Redmi Note 8 powered with Snapdragon 665 processor with integrated Adreno 610 GPU. It is coupled with 4GB and 6GB RAM options along with 64GB & 128GB of internal storage.
Talking about the camera, it has a quad-camera setup at the back. And it includes 64-megapixel primary camera, 8-megapixel ultrawide camera, 2-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth camera. At the front, it has a 13-megapixel selfie camera that can record 1080p videos at 30fps.
By default, the phone comes with Stock recovery, just like the other phones. Stock Recovery is useful but only for simple uses like format, reboot, etc. And to get additional features like installing Custom ROMs, Custom Kernels, any other zip files. Other than installing it also has a lot of features. Now let’s get you the download link.
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Download TWRP Recovery for Redmi Note 8
The phone was launched back in August in China, and now it is also launched in India. It took time for the TWRP, but finally, it is now available. As of now, the official TWRP Recovery is not available. But all the thanks to wzxs150 for unofficial TWRP, yes the same team which is popular for developing TWRP Recoveries for Xiaomi phone.
The TWRP Recovery is working without any issue. It comes in the Chinese language by default, but it also supports English. Follow the below guide to install TWRP and change the default language if you want.
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How to Install TWRP Recovery on Redmi Note 8
To install TWRP Recovery on your Redmi Note 8 first make sure to follow the requirements. The process for installation in Redmi Note 8 is similar to other phones.
- Take a full backup of your phone’s data
- Charge your phone to at least 50%
- Install ADB & Fastboot Drivers on your Computer
- Download the TWRP Recovery image file
- The bootloader must be unlocked (Follow this guide)
Steps to Install TWRP Recovery
Step 1) Transfer the downloaded twrp image to C:\adb on your pc.
Step 2) Rename the twrp image file to twrp.img.
Step 3) Open Settings on your phone, and go to About Phone.
Step 4) Tap MIUI Version 7 times to enable Developer Options.
Step 5) Go back to the main Settings, then go to Additional > Developer options.
Step 6) In Developer Options enable USB Debugging.
Step 7) Now connect your phone to PC. Allow access to USB Debugging.
Step 8) Go to C:\adb location and press Shift + Right click on an empty area and select ‘Open PowerShell window here’ or ‘Open Command window here’.
Step 9) Now enter the following commands one by one, after entering the first command if it asks for access allow it.
adb reboot bootloader
Step 10) While in Bootloader mode, enter the below command to install TWRP on Redmi Note 8.
fastboot flash recovery twrp.img
Step 11) Now TWRP Recovery installed on your phone. Now long press Volume Down + Power button together to boot into TWRP Recovery.
Step 12) The TWRP Recovery will be in the Chinese language, and if you want to change language then follow further steps otherwise skip the steps.
Step 13) To change the language first click on Settings (3rd option from the top on the right side). Then click on Globe icon and then choose English as the preferred language.
Step 14) Now, the language will change to English, and you can use the TWRP Recovery.
Now you will be able to root your phone by installing Magisk easily. TWRP Recovery is the most popular custom recovery, and it works great if you like to play with custom ROMs. You can also take a full backup of the system and restore directly from the TWRP Recovery.
So there you have it the guide on how to download TWRP for Redmi Note 8 with installation guide. If you have any queries, let us know in the comment section. We will reply with the best solution.