How to Root or Unroot Xiaomi Redmi 1s Smartphone: Step-by-Step Guide

How to Root or Unroot Xiaomi Redmi 1s Smartphone: Step-by-Step Guide

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How to Root or Unroot Xiaomi Redmi 1s Android Smartphone

Are you searching for How to root Xiaomi Remi 1s andorid smartphone? Here is a Step-by-Step guide to Root or Unroot Xiaomi Redmi 1s Android Smartphone with ease!!

The Chinese smartphone giant, Xiaomi, stormed the subcontinent with their latest release – Xiaomi Redmi 1s. It has left all other low budget smartphones miles away in aspect of sales and specifications. I was amazed to see the specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 1s at such a low cost. But unfortunately, buying a Xiaomi Redmi 1s is one of the uphill task. It becomes Out Of Stock within few seconds of it’s release. So, the desire of many people remains restrained due to their selling strategy. Nevertheless, Congratulations to all those who were successful in purchasing a Xiaomi Redmi 1s product.

How to Root or Unroot Xiaomi Redmi 1s Android Smartphone

If you are a proud owner of Xiaomi Redmi 1s smartphone and finding a way to root or unroot their gadget, then you have come to the right place. I know, many of the people would be stirred to know How to root and unroot Xiaomi Redmi 1s smartphone. So, this step-by-step tutorial is dedicated to all those people who want to root or unroot their Xiaomi Redmi 1s Android Smartphone. Just follow the below instructions.

Also Read: Xiaomi Mi3 common problems with fixes.

Steps to Root Xiaomi Redmi 1s Android Smartphone:

Step 1: Download the file update.zip from this link and save it in your PC. Now, copy this file to your mobile SD card via USB cable.

NOTE: You need to register first in order to download the above file.

Step 2: When is file is successfully copied, disconnect the USB cable safely.

Step 3: Now, boot into Mi-Recovery mode. To boot into Mi-Recovery mode, just launch the updater app in the phone. Then, Press Menu/Options button and select Reboot to recovery mode from the menu.

Step 4: In  the Mi-recovery mode option, select your suitable language preferably “English”.

Step 5: Now, select Install update.zip to System. Now, wait for some time until the installation completes.

Step 6: Once the installation finishes, select Reboot.

Step 7: Once the rebooting completes, browse to Security>>Permissions and activate Root permission.

That’s it. You are done. Your Xiaomi Redmi 1s Android smartphone is successfully rooted. 😉

Also Read: How to Install CyanogenMod ROM on Android Phone (Without Rooting).

But if, for any reason, you want to unroot your Xiaomi Redmi 1s android smartphone then below is the complete step-by-step guide to unroot your Xiaomi Redmi 1s phone.

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Steps to Unroot Xiaomi Redmi 1s Android Smartphone:

Step 1: At first, browse to Security>>Permissions and deactivate Root Permission.

Step 2: Now, download the file UnRootNative_Redmi1S.zip from this link and save it in your PC. Now, copy this file to your mobile SD card via USB cable. Now, rename the downloaded file from UnRootNative_Redmi1S.zip to update.zip.

NOTE: You need to register first in order to download the above file.

Step 3: When is file is successfully renamed, disconnect the USB cable appropriately.

Step 4: Now, boot into Mi-Recovery mode. To boot into Mi-Recovery mode, just launch the updater app in the phone. Then, Press Menu/Options button and select Reboot to recovery mode from the menu.

Step 5: In  the Mi-recovery mode option, select your suitable language preferably “English”.

Step 6: Now, select Install update.zip to System. Now, wait for some time until the installation completes.

Step 7: Once the installation finishes, select Reboot.

That’s it. You are done. Your Xiaomi Redmi 1s Android smartphone is successfully unrooted. 😉

Also Read: Solved – LG G3 most common problems and their fixes.

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  • shahbaz

    thanks dude..it helps m alot …grt job

    • http://www.infocurse.com Ayan

      Always my Pleasure and thanks for your feedback. :)

  • ashish

    I have purchase Redmi 1s few days ago.I want to know is that necessary to root my cell phone & what r the merit and demerit of rooting.

    • http://www.infocurse.com Ayan

      It is not necessary that you should root your phone. But, there is a problem of MIUI OS using much more RAM. I guess it would be fixed then. If you want to know more about rooting, then read this article:
      http://www.infocurse.com/root-android-smartphone/