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Flashing Xiaomi Android devices are as easy as ABC (if you have little technical skill). Same apply to Redmi 2. Xiaomi has 2 types of ROM – recovery and fastboot. Recovery ROM is for regular update which will not wipe your user data or the files in internal storage. It is like OTA update. As for fastboot ROM, you have the chance to wipe data to solve bugs and issues. Recovery ROM is easier to install when compare to fastboot ROM which require PC to do so through fastboot mode. Recovery ROM can be installed within phone using Mi-Recovery. Both of them have their own advantages and weaknesses. Therefore, choose the correct one for your need. Remember to install the correct region ROM – Global or China. And choose stable ROM for normal users developer ROM to get earlier access to new features (and bugs too).


If you use this guide – How to root Redmi 2 natively? to root your Xiaomi Redmi 2, then you can follow this method to unroot. Else you need to install a clean fastboot ROM to do so. Anyway, just choose the method that you prefer to bring your Redmi 2 back to original stage again. Native unroot process is the same as rooting. But you need to use the unroot update file instead of rooting file. That’s it. Basically, it is okay to have root access on your Android device unless your applications (like banking app) do not work on environment with root access. Then you have no choice but need to unroot. Else just leave root access there.


How to root Redmi 2? Yes, I always root my Android devices. Same apply to Xiaomi Redmi 2 that I have. Luckily, rooting Xiaomi devices is as simple as ABC. Even a person without much technical knowledge can do so too. This native root method is based on Redmi 2 ROM. There is several root files for official China and Global ROM. And it is based on ROM version too. Currently, China ROM version – V6.3.5.0.KHJCNBL, V6.4.3.0.KHJCNCB, V6.5.1.0.KHJCNCD and V6.5.2.0.KHJCNCD are supported. And Global ROM – V6.3.3.0.KHJMIBL, V6.3.5.0.KHJMIBL, V6.4.4.0.KHJMICB, V6.5.2.0.KHJMICD, V6.5.3.0.KHJMICD and V6.6.6.0.KHJMICF. By the way, rooting Xiaomi device does not void warranty. Therefore, feel free to root Redmi 2. Worst case, you need to reinstall everything with Fastboot…


Want to try new stuffs like mods or enhancements on your Redmi 2? You will need to know how to install update zip on Redmi 2 then. Xiaomi makes our life easier by giving us the Updater app to do so. Yes, you can install OTA update zip with this method. Or any system update file that you want. Of course, you need to make sure that this modification file will not bring any harm to your Redmi 2. Else you might need to use Fastboot to reinstall everything again. Basically, Updater let you select the update file then boot into recovery to install.

Updater app


How to load Xiaomi Redmi 2 Fastboot Mode? You will ask this question when you plan to reinstall current stock ROM, re-partition or install a new ROM. Fastboot mode is useful to flash a new ROM on corrupted system. Or you plan to have a clean and fresh Android system on your Redmi 2. Else, use Redmi 2 Recovery Mode for normal update or factory reset purpose. Fastboot mode will be your rescuer when you face soft brick issue…

Redmi 2 Fastboot Mode




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