Guide to Root & Unroot Xiaomi Redmi 1S

If you recently purchased the Xiaomi Redmi 1S smartphone and looking for the way to root your phone. Here is the coomplete guide in which you can learn how to root and unroot your new Xiaomi Redmi 1S in simple steps. The process is very simple all you have to flash some zip files on your phone and you are done. Once the device is rooted you can enjoy the benefits of rooting. Read some of the benefices of rooting here.

WARNING!

Your warranty is void if you follow the given instruction in this guide. We the Howtorootmobile.com team or the developers are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards. Read all the instruction very carefully and Perform everything at your own risk.

Root & Unroot Xiaomi Redmi 1S

CHECK PHONE MODEL

This guide is only for the Xiaomi Redmi 1S android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.

PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS

Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.

1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA

Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important step that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.

BACKUP ANDROID APPS, SMS, CONTACTS, CALL LOGS, & BOOKMARKS
BACKUP ANDROID DEVICE WITH THESE FREE APPS
BACKUP AND RESTORE WHATSAPP MESSAGES

2. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE

Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.

HOW TO ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE ON ANDROID DEVICES

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4. CHARGE YOU ANDROID

If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.

After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.

HOW TO ROOT REDMI 1S

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Step 1. Download the file update.zip to your PC and move the file on your phone SD card.

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Step 2. Now launch the update app on your phone and press the menu/options button and select the ‘Reboot to recovery mode’.

Step 3. Once your phone is recovery mode, select and confirm your preferred language, it can be either English or Chinese.

Step 4. Now Select and confirm ‘Install update.zip to System’, this will take one second.

Step 5. Once completed, Select and confirm ‘Reboot’.

Step 6. After reboot go to Security -> Permission and activate Root permission.

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Enjoy your rooted Redmi 1S

HOW TO UNROOT REDMI 1S

Step 1. First go to the Security option and deactivate the ‘Root Permission’.

Step 2. Download the file UnRootNative_Redmi1S.zip to your PC and move the folded on your phone SD card.

Step 3. Now launch the update app on your phone and press the menu/options button and select the ‘Reboot to recovery mode’.

Step 4. Once your phone is recovery mode, select and confirm your preferred language, it can be either English or Chinese.

Step 5. Now Select and confirm ‘Install update.zip to System’, this will take one second.

Step 6. Once completed, Select and confirm ‘Reboot’.

Now the phone is uprooted, Simple.

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