How to Root Redmi K50i 5G ~3 [Working Methods]

Hello friends, If you are looking for a way to root your Redmi K50i 5G, then you have come to the right place. We have provided all the information related to rooting in this article. By rooting, you can customize and optimize your smartphone. If you want to root your smartphone, then the methods of rooting are given below.

What is root?

Rooting Android is a process through which you can unlock rights (administrative access) to your Android device. This gives you access to the installation of special applications, system-level changes, and other advanced settings that are not available to normal users. You can even access the basic ghost settings of the Android operating system.

However, rooting can make you lose your device’s warranty and also compromise security features, so if you are considering rooting, you need to understand all the ins and outs of it.

Advantages or Benefits of rooting

  • Improvement of Device Performance: By rooting, you can increase the performance of your device. You can remove apps that keep running in the background and slow down the speed of the device.
  • App User Rights: Some apps only work on rooted devices, and they provide more control to the user of the device. For example, you can use extended file managers, backup apps, and firewall apps.
  • Upgrades and Updates: Some devices do not support the latest Android version provided by the manufacturer. You can also upgrade such devices to the latest version by rooting.
  • Backup and Restoration: You can back up all data on your device and easily restore it, protecting your important information.
  • Custom ROMs and Mods: On a rooted device, you can install custom ROMs and mods, which can provide new features and customization. It can make the user experience on your device even more interesting.

Disadvantages or Cons of Rooting

  • Reduced Performance: Rooting can sometimes also decrease the performance of the device, as unauthorized applications and processes can access the contents of the device.
  • Problems with Updates: Sometimes on rooted devices, there may be problems with installing system updates, which may leave you missing out on new features and security patches.
  • Loss of Warranty: When you root your device, you lose its original warranty. If any problems arise, you will have to solve them yourself, and the company will not assist you.
  • Bricking: When rooting a device, a complex process must be followed carefully to avoid bricking the device. Bricking refers to turning your device into a completely useless brick. This may occur if the rooting procedure fails or if you install or make incompatible changes.
  • Risk of Flashing: If you flash the wrong file, it may damage your device and cause your phone to be bricked (stop working).

Pre Requirements:

  • Battery charge: The battery level of your device should be above 85%. So don’t let your device’s battery drain while rooting.
  • Device version check: Check the version and model number of your device. It’s important to download the correct rooting method and files for your device.
  • Internet access: While rooting, you may need Internet access. You will need to download an unlock tool and other things.
  • Correct USB Drivers and Cable: Install the correct USB drivers for your device on your PC and choose an original USB cable. which will help you connect your phone to a PC.
  • Data Backup: If you are rooting your device, there is a chance that the data on your device may get corrupted. That’s why you must keep a backup of your device

Let’s Root Redmi K50i 5G.

Here we have described two methods to root your Redmi K50i 5G. You can use any method as per your wishes. Method #1: Root Redmi K50i 5G Without PC Method #2: Using the TWRP Custom Recovery Method #3: Using Fastboot and ADB

Warning:- Rooting increases the security risk on your device and voids your device’s warranty. So root your device at your own risk.

Method #1: Root Redmi K50i 5G Without PC

  • Download and install the KingoRoot app on your Redmi K50i 5G.
install the application
  • Make sure to enable the “unknown source” settings on your device.
  • Now, open the application and click on the One-Click Root option.
One Click Root option
  • Wait until the rooting process ends on the Kingoroot app.
  • After completing the process, your Redmi K50i 5G is successfully rooted.

Method #2: Using the TWRP Custom Recovery

Step 1: Unlock the bootloader

  • Enable Developer Options: Go to device Settings, scroll down, and tap on >> “About phone” >> then tap on >> “Build number”, several times until >> “Developer Options” is activated.
Enable Devloper Option
  • Go to Settings and select “Developers Mode.” Now find the options “OEM Unlocking” and “USB Debugging” and enable them.
Enable USB Debugging
oem unlocking
  • Now boot your Redmi K50i 5G into bootloader mode to Unlock the Bootloader.
  • Connect the phone to the PC or laptop using a USB cable.
  • Type the command “fastboot oem unlock” in the terminal.

Step 2: Install and flash TWRP custom Recovery

  • Download the file: Go to the TWRP official website and download the TWRP recovery file for your Redmi K50i 5G, according to your device’s model “K50i” and brand “Redmi ”. The file can be a string or in “img” format.
  • Boot your phone into bootloader mode: To enter bootloader mode, you can press and hold the “Power button” and “Volume Down” buttons of your Redmi K50i 5G simultaneously. After that, you have to select “Bootloader” or “Fastboot” by using the “Volume Up/Down button”.
  • Flashing TWRP Recovery: After getting your phone into Fastboot mode, use a USB cable and connect it to your PC.
  • Flash the recovery: Now, open the flashing tool on your PC and select the TWRP recovery file on your phone. Select the appropriate option to flash the file, and wait for the process to complete.

If you need a TWRP installation guide, you can check out our related posts.

Step 3: Get the correct Magisk Zip

You have to do TWRP flashing. If you haven’t done it, then do it now. So we are assuming that you have completed your TWRP flashing process on your Redmi K50i 5G, and then you are ready to flash the Magisk Zip file. So now you can download the Magisk zip file, which is given below.

Step 4: Root using Magisk Zip

  • Let’s start by booting TWRP Custom Recovery.
  • Press the “Install button” and find the “Magisk file”.
Install Button
  • Select the “.zip” file from the shown list to open the flashing menu.
  • “Swipe right” to start the flashing process.
Right swipe
  • Reboot your device when the flashing process is complete.

Now you can use the full potential of your Redmi K50i 5G. Your device has been rooted successfully.

Method #3: Using Fastboot and ADB

Download platform tools and ADB drivers for your PC or laptop.

  • Go to Settings >> About Phone >> Tap on “Build Number” several times until “Developer Mode” is enabled.
  • Access the “Developer option” to enable “USB debugging” and “OEM unlocking.”.
oem unlocking
  • Connect your smartphone to the PC or laptop using the “USB Cable”.
  • Open the platform tool folder and type “cmd” in the folder’s search bar.
  • A terminal window or command prompt will display on the screen.
  • Now type the first command, “adb reboot bootloader”. to boot into the bootloader.
adb reboot bootloader
  • Now, enter the command “fastboot flash boot” and choose then hit Enter to start the flashing process on your device.
fastboot flash boot
  • Finally, type the command “fastboot reboot” to reboot your Redmi K50i 5G.

How to uninstall Magisk on a Redmi K50i 5G?

If you want to unroot your Redmi K50i 5G for any reason, then simply follow the steps given below. To unroot your device.

  • Open the Magisk app on your Redmi K50i 5G.
  • Go to the “Settings” menu Tap (three horizontal lines) in the upper-left corner, and then select “Settings”.
  • Scroll down in the Settings menu and tap the “Uninstall” button.
Uninstall Magisk
  • Follow the prompts to “uninstall Magisk” and restore your device to its original, unrooted state.
Complete Uninstall

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q- Is Magisk safe to use?

Ans. magisk is generally considered safe if used correctly and is often preferred for root access due to its systemless approach. However, improper usage or installing untrusted modules can still pose risks, so caution is advised.

Q- Can Android 12 be rooted?

Ans. Yes, Android 12 can be rooted, but the process’s feasibility may vary based on device models and software updates. Rooting can provide greater control and customization, but it might also void warranties and compromise security. Proceed with caution and follow reliable guides if attempting to root Android 12 devices.

Q- Does rooting increase RAM?

Ans. No, rooting doesn’t increase RAM. Rooting allows access to system files, but RAM is a hardware component.


So friends, if you have read our article, then before rooting your Redmi K50i 5G, keep in mind the warning given by us, so that you do not have any kind of problem if you still have any kind of problem. You can ask your questions in the comment box or by mail, and we will try to answer your questions as soon as possible. Thanks.”

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