For those who don’t know here’s a short guide on how to boot your Xiaomi device in different modes as Recovery, TWRP recovery and fastboot mode.

Recovery / TWRP / Fastboot mode on Redmi 4 and Redmi 4X

How to boot Redmi 4 and Redmi 4X in Recovery / TWRP Recovery mode

  • Turn off your device > Press and hold “Power” and “Volume +” buttons at the same time.
  • After short vibration signal release the power button and wait for TWRP to start.
  • To boot in stock recovery open “Update” app.
  • In the setting select “Boot in recovery”.

How to boot Redmi 4 and Redmi 4X in fastboot mode

  • Turn off your device > Press and hold “Power” and “Volume -” buttons at the same time.
  • After short vibration signal release the power button and wait for fastboot mode logo to appear.

To exit any of these modes: press and hold “Power” button until short vibration signal.

How to boot Redmi 3S and Redmi 3X in Recovery and fastboot mode

  • Press and hold “Power” and “Volume -” buttons to boot into fastboot mode.
  • Press and hold “Power”, “Volume +” and “Volume -” buttons to boot into Recovery.
  • Press and hold “Power” and “Volume +” buttons to view mode select menu (works only on stock ROM)