How to Root Xiaomi Mi 4i Android Smartphone with Mi 4i Root Tool
From past few days, we are getting so many email about “How can i root Mi 4i”, “Is root method out for the Xiaomi Mi4i” and “How to root the Mi4i Android”. Now here we will show you how to the phone with Mi 4i Root Tool. All credit goes to the MIUI forum member who create this too which helps you to get the root access on your Mi 4i smartphone. The tool is in Chinese version but very easy top use. Here we show you with the screen shots how to use the Mi 4i root tool on your phone.
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.
CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the Xiaomi Mi 4i 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 steps 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.
2. INSTALL MI 4I Drivers
First you need to Setup ADB and Fastboot Drivers on windows PC. This will help you to send basic Linux commands, and a variety Android specific commands from PC to connected Android devices.
3. 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.
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 Mi 4i
Step 1. Download the Mi4i Root tool kit here and extract the folder on your desktop.
Step 2. Connect your phone to the windows PC with USB cable and make sure it is connected properly, otherwise the tool will not work.
Step 3. Once the phone is connected properly, run the Exe file from the toolkit. And you will see the below mention screen.
Step 4. Now on the screen Press 1 and enter. (Your mobile may ask you regarding USB Debugging. Press Yes.)
Step 5. Now the rooting process will start on your phone, and the screen look like this:-
Once the process is completed, your mobile will restarted normally, and you can see # SUPER SU App.