Rooting Xiaomi Mi A1 (tissot)

[Guide] How to root Xiaomi Mi A1

Xiaomi Mi A1 is a kind of a ground-breaking device which is probably going to be quite popular. Because of this we’re trying to catch a wave and make all required tutorials as soon as possible! Below you’ll find a working method on how you can easily enable root access on your beautiful and amazing Mi A1 Android OS smartphone.

Rooting Xiaomi Mi A1 (tissot) with CF-Auto-Root

  1. First you’ll need to unlock bootloader on your Xiaomi Mi A1 device. Please follow this post to find the complete unlocking tutorial.
  2. Download one of the CF-Auto-Root archives and unpack download archive on your PC.
  3. Reboot your phone in fastboot mode.
  4. Start the “root.bat” file from the previously downloaded and unpacked archive.
  5. The root process should now start on your phone.
  6. After the reboot, you should have root enabled.
  7. Now you can manually install SuperSU to get advanced permissions. Also you can install Suhide app, in case you need to hide root and enable SBIN mode.

How to root Mi A1 with Magisk

  1. Unlock the bootloader.
  2. Download Magisk app: Magisk-v14.5(1456).zip
  3. Temporary boot into TWRP.
  4. In TWRP main menu press on “Install” and locate the downloaded archive with Magisk app.
  5. Reboot into system after installation is completed.