How to root the Xiaomi Hongmi

This guide will show you how to root the Xiaomi Hongmi phone.

Disclaimer: Rooting is done at your own risk. These steps are correct at the time of writing. Digital Endpoint is not responsible for the rooting process and it is your own responsibility.

What do you need to root the Xiaomi Hongmi?

In order to root the Xiaomi Hongmi you will need the following:

  • The Xiaomi Hongmi you wish to root in your hand
  • A PC

Step 1 – Download and copy Framaroot to the Xiaomi Hongmi

Rooting the phone is done using Framaroot which you can get from here. Save the file to your computer in an easy to find location on your PC

You now need to copy Framaroot on to the phone which is done as follows:

Connect The Xiaomi Hongmi To Your PC

Copy the file you downloaded in step 2 onto the phone in an easy to find location such as the downloads folder.

Step 2 – Root the Xiaomi Hongmi

You can now install Framaroot on the phone and root it. This is done by doing the following:

Disconnect the Xiaomi Hongmi from your PC.

On the phone, browse to the download folder and run Framaroot (you may need to install a file manager from the Play Store to do this; enable installation of unknown sources if asked).

Install Framaroot on to the phone.

Run Framaroot and tap Install Superuser

Tap Barahir and wait for the rooting process to complete.

Reboot the device when asked.

When the Xiaomi Hongmi has rebooted look for the SuperSU icon which means that you have successfully rooted the phone.

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