Download a flash-able TWRP v3.2.1-0 .img file. This file is required if you want to install Team Win Recovery Project on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Prime. The phone is also called Redmi Y1 (codename Ugg). Featuring Qualcomm MSM8940 chipset with Snapdragon 435 Cortex A53 Octa-core CPUs, the phone is quite popular due to its specs per price ratio.
Team Win Recovery is very popular among Mi fans around the world due to its key features. Replacing the stock one with this build allows you to flash either SuperSU or Magisk and gain root access easily.
Please also remember that flashing custom recovery needs a fully unlocked bootloader which you can obtain official permission from Xiaomi website. Additionally, you will also need to flash DM No Verity tweak to avoid bootloop. Here’s a list of some useful readings:
- How to officially unlock Redmi Note 5A bootloader.
- Download DM No Verity tweak (forced encryption disabler tool).
You can download TWRP v3.2.1-0 from official TeamWin’s website below. Downloading from official website allows you to always check for newest version available.
Alternatively, you can also download from our mirror link below. Again, we strongly suggest you to firstly obtain the file from its official page above. This link is provided as a mirror alternative for just in case if you have difficulties downloading from official page.
Beware! TWRP is built for a specific device. Hence, please do not attempt to flash it on a non-intended device. In this case, the file above is for Redmi Note 5A Prime a.k.a Redmi Y1. Please DO NOT flash it on Redmi Note 5A or Redmi Y1 Lite.
Previously, there is also a modified version of TWRP that comes with a handy Windows-based installer.
You might also need to have MIUI Stock Recovery .img file for Ugg for the just-in-case scenario.
minui fixes (cryptomilk) Better android-8.0 compatibility in ROM trees (Dees_Troy) Fix missing library in android-8.0 (nkk71) Fix inconsistent SDCard naming (DevUt) Default to TWRP restore instead of adb backup restore to fix restore on fresh TWRP boot (jlask)