When it comes to rooting a new device in most cases we have to install a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM. But in the case of rooting Xiaomi A1 you guys can bypass the custom recovery. Yes, it is possible to Root Xiaomi A1 Android One without any custom recovery. So if you are thinking how to do that, well, keep reading this post.

Note: I am not the developer of this file. An XDA member posted this on XDA forum. I will suggest you to keep visiting that post to get upcoming updates about Root Xiaomi A1 Android One without Custom Recovery. Also, if you found any bug please report that on that XDA post.

Download Link

ZIP file (CFAR Xiaomi MI A1)


  • Unlocked Bootloader
  • Turn on “ADB Debugging”
  • Download all the files 

How to Root Mi A1 without Custom Recovery

  • Download the ZIP file
  • Extract the Zip File
  • Turn off your Mi A1
  • Put your phone boots into the fastboot mode (By pressing Press Volume Down + Power button)
  • When Xiaomi Mi A1 is in fastboot mode, connect the Xiaomi Mi A1 to the computer
  • On your Computer, open the download folder and run the root.bat file
  • It will root your Mi A1


So if you don’t want to install any custom recovery like TWRP or CWM in your Xiaomi Mi A1 then follow this steps. In this way, your device will have the original Xiaomi MI recovery and you don’t have to worry about the custom recovery installed. Though you can install those custom recovery anytime. If you need how to Install TWRP or CWM in your Xiaomi Mi A1 then check this post. And if you have any problem about rooting or have any question about Xiaomi Mi A1 then comment it below in the comment section below. I will try to give you a reply. Happy rooting 🙂


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