Let’s be honest on this one. Restrictions are like parking tickets: nobody likes them except for those who impose them. Furthermore, if you’re aiming to get the most out of your Android device, it’s a great idea to root it.
You can get privileged control or root access to an Android-based phone by rooting it. In other words, you can delve into the operating system itself by bypassing restrictions. You can even get your hands on more features when you root an Android device.
Today we’ll learn how to root the Xiaomi Redmi 9A, a phone that came out in July 2020. The device is far from being a flagship, as you can buy it nowadays for way below $100 – about 70 bucks, to be more precise. It’s more like the kind of device that is suitable for someone who has never used a smartphone before.
There is more than one way to root a Xiaomi Redmi 9A, so let’s cut to the chase:
Here’s the first method that we propose for you to use in order to root your Xiaomi Redmi 9A:
- Download the Magisk Zip file and save it to the internal storage of your device.
- Boot your Redmi 9A in the Recovery Mode by holding Volume Up and the Power button at the same time.
- From the TWRP display that appears, head over to Install, then choose the Magisk Zip file, and ultimately, hit the Swipe to Install option.
- The flashing process will begin, so wait a bit for it to finish.
- Flash the Lazy Flasher zip file.
- Reboot your phone.
- Enjoy! Your Xiaomi Redmi 9A has now been rooted!
The Magisk app is extremely useful if you want to manage root permissions or install modules.
Method 2: rooting the phone via PC
To root your Xiaomi Redmi 9A by using your PC, the process might be a bit more complicated than the first method. However, it’s nothing that you cannot handle. Here’s what you need to do:
- Head over to the official website of OneClickRoot.
- From the list, select your phone’s brand. In this case, you obviously need to choose Xiaomi.
- Enter the device model of your phone, which means that you obviously must enter Redmi 9A.
- From the list, choose your Android version and hit the Next option.
- Select the ‘Verify Device Rootable’ option.
- The ‘Success, your device is rootable!’ message should appear.
- Select the ‘Purchase Now’ button.
- Enjoy! The rooting of your Xiaomi Redmi 9A is complete!
Method 3: rooting the phone via the KingoRoot app
Rooting your Xiaomi Redmi 9A through an app is also possible. Here’s how to do it:
- The first thing you need to do is grab the KingoRoot app and install it on your phone.
- Enable the ‘Unknown Sources’ option.
- Start the app and select the ‘One Click Root’.
- Tap on the ‘confirm’ option.
- Wait for the rooting process to finish.
- Congrats! Your phone should now be rooted!
You must keep in mind that by using this method to root your Xiaomi Redmi 9A, you might encounter some errors. All you need to do is be sure that you’re not using a weak internet connection. You should consider switching to a more stable WiFi connection if yours is running low.
Method 4: rooting the phone via Dr.fone for PC
You’ll need your PC once again for this method as well. Here’s what you need to do:
- On your laptop/desktop computer, download and install the Dr. fone app.
- Enable USB Debugging on your Redmi 9A.
- Head over to ‘Settings’, then hit ‘Developer options,’ and ultimately enable ‘USB Debugging’
- Use your USB cable to connect the phone to a laptop/desktop computer.
- Hit ‘Start’ and wait for the program to find your device and look for a way to start the rooting process.
- Select ‘Root Now.’
- Confirm that you want to root your phone by clicking on the prompt.
- Enjoy! The rooting should now be complete!
One of the biggest advantages of rooting your Android device is that you can boost the performance of both GPU and CPU by overclocking.
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