TWRP custom recovery is now available for Xiaomi Mi 8 and Mi 8 SE. Besides installing custom ROMs, the custom recovery could help you root your Mi 8 or Mi 8 SE.
This guide will show you how to root these two devices. But, as always, the steps that I’ll list may damage your phone beyond repair. So, you’ll should proceed if you’re willing to assume full responsibility for all eventualities.
Flash TWRP recovery on Mi 8
Step 1: Grab the TWRP file for your Mi 8 type from one of the following links. Choose either the Mi 8 SE TWRP or Mi 8 TWRP image file.