Root Xiaomi Poco X3 GT Android 11 using TWRP and Magisk

The ratio of rooting in Xiaiomiu is always high compared with other mobiles. It happens for many reasons. Most of the users didn’t like MIUI and wanted to use near Stock Android ROMs. That’s why Xiaomi continues the Mi “A” series with Android One. But the real reason is Xiaomi mobiles are hardware reasonable price mobiles, and the users who have them are mostly regular Root apps users or Developers. So, The reason for Mobile performance increase root is not only the reason. Xiaomi Poco X3 GT is a powerful device with flagship-level features. When you are a regular user, You don’t need to root your mobile to enhance the performance. But when you are a Root apps user or Developer, you can Root your Xiaomi Poco X3 GT Android 11 using the below method. Since we are using TWRP in this process, You can install your favorite custom ROMs also.
Xiaomi Poco X3 GT Android 11 Task manager

After root, you will lose official updates, and you have to update your mobile manually. So, Before proceeding with the process, you should know why you need to do it. If you are a regular user, you can try some alternatives for your purpose that don’t require rooting your mobile. When you are a regular root apps user and Developer, you can follow the below guide to achieve root on your mobile.

Should you need to Root Xiaomi Poco X3 GT Android 11?

We thank XDA Developer-Kagura and Cerb (Who successfully tested this method). Without their hard work, We can’t make this method. Coming to root, you should have a proper reason, and you know what you are doing. Yes, with a minimum of 8 GB RAM and MediaTek MT6891Z Dimensity 1100 5G Octa-Core processor can use this mobile for basic tasks without root for 2-3 years use it correctly. Software is better compared with other manufacturers, Custom skin OS. Don’t root because everybody says that it can become the fastest car in the world when rooting your mobile. No. Rooting is to extract some performance from the device. But, you already have Powerful specs and software. So, If you are addicted to some root apps, you can root. But, if you want to test, I won’t recommend it.

How to Root Xiaomi Poco X3 GT Android 11 version? (Chopin)

Xiaomi Poco X3 GT International Variants come with a flexible bootloader other than some carrier-locked devices. It means that we can easily root different smartphone variants. The device can also accept installing TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery file/app.

For most of the methods, We follow Magisk to root our device. However, the tool required for rooting this device is the TWRP App. TWRP recovery is a custom recovery file installed on your devices because you can root them successfully. This article explained the easiest method to follow and install TWRP and Magisk on Xiaomi Poco X3 GT.

You can install Official TWRP Recovery once available for your Xiaomi Poco X3 GT to gain more features. Before sharing the tutorial, you may want to know that you can install any custom ROM or firmware with your device’s TWRP recovery. Does it seem complicated? Relax; we will explain everything briefly in bullets.

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Things to check out for;

  • Make sure your device battery is above 50%.

  • You should back up your current files and data and the entire data loss process (save them on external storage).

Pre-Requirement StepsOnePlus 6T OEM Unlock and USB Debugging

  • Enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock on your mobile. To do this, go to settings >>> about >>> Tap on the “Build Number” 7-10 times consistently to enable “Developer Options,” then go to the “Developer Options” and enable USB Debugging Mode, OEM Unlock. There is no complicated process in the Xiaomi Poco X3 GT.

  • Download Magisk.Zip (Latest Version) and Copy it to Your external Memory.
  • You should download and extract the TWRP package bundle and follow the steps after unlocking the Bootloader. Download, Extract and Rename the file to recovery. img and copy the file into the ADB folder. Copy the .zip file to external memory also.
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Unlock Xiaomi Poco X3 GT Bootloader using ADB and Fastboot

  • Enter your Mobile details like phone number, IMEI, reason. You will get the confirmation code on your mobile. Enter the confirmation code on the Mi website and request for unlocking. You will receive a confirmation mail after the approval in 2-10 Days.

Mi Flashtool Installation


  • Install the Mi Flash Tool in the received mail. Log in with your Same Mi Account, which is used to get the software.

Mi Flash Tool Unlock

  • Switch off your device. Connect your mobile to the PC. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this; Press and hold down the Volume Down + Power buttons simultaneously for some time, and it will boot your mobile into Fastboot mode.
  • After you successfully boot into Fastboot mode, Select Unlock. It will take 2-3 minutes to finish the process. After the successful process completion, Reboot your mobile.Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Fastboot

  • Check again to enable “Developer Options,” then go to the “Developer Options” and enable USB Debugging Mode, OEM Unlock. Sometimes they disabled themselves after the boot.

Flash TWRP Recovery Image in Xiaomi Poco X3 GT using ADB and Fastboot

poco x3 gt fastboot mode


  • Switch off your device. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this, press and hold down the Volume Down + Power buttons simultaneously for some time.
  • Press the Volume Up button to continue when you see the warning message.

  • Now, connect the Xiaomi Poco X3 GT mobile to the computer via USB cable.

  • Launch the fastboot on your computer. Open a Command prompt on your PC and type the below command.

  • fastboot devices
  • It should display the connected devices. If you didn’t get the device, restart the command prompt and Disconnect and Connect your Xiaomi Poco X3 GT. If you are detected, type the below commands one by one and hit Enter.
  • You should execute the commands after every successful response.
  • fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

fastboot flash recovery command

  • After the process is complete, Press the Volume Down+ Power button to exit Fastboot mode. When the screen goes off, Immediately Press Volume Up + Power buttons to boot into Recovery mode.

poco x3 gt recovery mode

  • After entering into recovery mode, Go to Wipe Data/Factory Reset and Select Yes to wipe data. It will erase your saved data on your device.
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Install Magisk and Dm-Verity-ForceEncrypt.Zip in your Xiaomi Poco X3 GT using TWRP

TWRP Installation Screen

  • Select Wipe->Advance Wipe->Select Cache Data.
  • Return to Home of TWRP select Install.
  • Select TWRP.Zip.
  • After the Installation Again, navigate to Home and Select Install.
  • After Installing all three files, Reboot your mobile. Select Disable Dm-Verity-ForceEncrypt.Zip. After the successful installation, the Same process goes for Magisk Installation.
  • Don’t use Add more Zips in Installation. Install files one by one. You can also install Magisk Manager in your Mobile Applications. Install a Root checker to verify your Root Status.

What More?

In my opinion, you don’t need to root your Xiaomi Poco X3 GT Android 11 version. If you thought you could Improve Performance By Root; With the MediaTek MT6891Z Dimensity 1100 5G Octa-Core processor and 8 GB RAM. If you don’t know how much RAM you need, You will never use this much RAM. It would help if you did not Boot into Normal OS Booting by pressing the power button after firmware flash, and it will boot you to a Non-Rooted environment. So, you should pay attention to the first recovery boot step.

If you root your device because of the battery drain issues, you can optimize your battery without root. Beyond this, if your purpose is to Disable Bloatware apps, you can do that without using it. This method is based on TWRP custom recovery, and thus you can install Custom ROMs. When you have any suggestions or doubts, comment below.

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