Choose the TWRP recovery for Redmi Note 5 either Global or China variant from the direct download links below. The links support resume-able and multiple connections tailored for your download convenient. You can find the links after the jump.
Team Win Recovery Project is the most popular custom recovery for many Xiaomi devices. This can replace the stock MIUI recovery and this offers more advanced features that the stock one does not offer. Many users opted to use TWRP for flashing Magisk or SuperSU to gain root access on their phones.
Warning for MIUI 10 users: Xiaomi has implemented Anti-rollback Protection since MIUI 10. There is a slight workaround to flash a custom recovery (and hence a custom ROM). What is this? Why should I concern? Please read our detailed information on MIUI Anti-rollback mechanism here.
The ones available below are for Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (RN5 codename Whyred). The RN5 Pro India users please use this one instead. The first link available below is for the China variant for RN5 while the next one is for RN5 Global variant.
Please be aware that you may also need Lazy Flasher or DM-Verity Disabler to be flashed once TWRP has been installed. This is necessary to prevent bootloop. The most important part, the phone bootloader should have been unlocked. Read our previous guide on how to do this.