Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Marshmallow 6.0.1 using TWRP and Install Magisk

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 comes with Two variants 2 GB and 3 GB RAM. Even If you have High-End version in this mobile, you may notice some lag issues and slowness in your mobile. Because Xiaomi stopped Security patch and significant upgrades and the device is 3 Years old device. So, By rooting, you can use some Custom ROMs. There are few Official Custom ROMs are available. So, you don’t need to worry about significant bugs. Official ROMs are like Manufacturer ROMs. You will receive regular patch updates for some duration. If you have Nougat or later versions, you can use your mobile. But, Xiaomi stopped updates in the Marshmallow version. It may look too old, compare with the new mobile phone versions. We are going to root your mobile with Official TWRP, so, we can expect High Success rate.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 with Sky Background

Why should you Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 3?

We appreciate the hard work of the TWRP team. Without them, this Root method is not possible. Your mobile has only 3 GB of RAM. It is not enough for Normal usage. Also, Xiaomi stopped Security patch updates on 60-90 days Interval. Also, It is based on Old OS, So we can’t expect Many optimizations. It has a Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 processor.

Due to Poor RAM Management in Old device, you will feel laggy. If we optimize correctly with correct Custom OS after rooting, we can see some Improvements. So, after rooting, I can expect Lag-free experience? Probably. Also, if we hibernate and eliminate a lot of unwanted apps and optimize some apps, your device is hardware limited. But, within these limits, we can enhance the performance by 20-30% compared with your old usage. If you use Lite weight Custom ROMs, you can expect a 40-80% improvement in performance based on what custom OS you are choosing.

How to Root Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Marshmallow 6.0.1

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 International Variants comes with a flexible bootloader other than some locked devices. Example- In Samsung, Verizon mobiles come with locked Bootloader. This means that different smartphone variants can be easily rooted. Also, the device can accept to install TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery file/app alike.

TWRP recovery is a custom recovery file which must be installed on your devices because you can root them successfully. In this article, we explained the easiest method to follow and install TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. However, the tool required for rooting this device is the Magisk App.

With the help of TWRP Recovery, you can quickly flash the latest version of Magisk into your Redmi Note 3 to gain root access. Before sharing the tutorial, you may want to know that, with the TWRP recovery present on your device, you can easily install any custom ROM or firmware. Does it seem complicated? Relax, everything will be explained succinctly in bullets.

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Things to check out for;

  • Make sure your device battery is charged above 50%

  • Backup your current files and data, full 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 Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.

  • Also, download the ADB drivers. Install it in your PC.

  • Download Magisk.Zip (Latest Version) and Copy it to Your Phone Memory.
  • Download and save the TWRP File in your PC and rename it to recovery.img.

  • twrp-3.3.1-0-kenzo.img
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Unlock 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 in 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 used to get the Software.

Mi Flash Tool Unlock

  • Switch off your device. Connect your mobile to PC. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this; Press and hold down the Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time for some time. 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 enable “Developer Options,” then go to the “Developer Options” and enable USB Debugging Mode, OEM Unlock and Enable the “Advanced Reboot.” Sometimes they disabled them self after the boot.

Flash TWRP

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Fastboot Mode

  • Switch off your device. Connect your mobile to PC. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this; Press and hold down the Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time for some time. It will boot your mobile into Fastboot mode.
  • Now, connect the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 mobile to the computer via USB cable.

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

  • fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • Don’t boot into Normal OS. Type the below command to Boot into TWRP.

  • fastboot boot recovery.img
  • After the process complete, It will boot into the temporary TWRP. Don’t Boot into standard OS until we flash magisk.

Install Magisk and no-verity-opt-encrypt in your Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 using TWRP

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 TWRP

  • Select Wipe->Advance Wipe->Select Cache Data.
  • Return to Home of TWRP select Install.
  • Select no-verity-opt-encrypt.Zip.
  • After the Installation Again navigates to Home and Select Install.
  • Select Magisk.Zip. After the successful installation, Reboot your mobile.
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Root Checker Status

What More?

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 High-End version has a minimum of 3 GB RAM and Lite version has 2 GB of RAM, and it is a Good Mid-End phone; But, There are no Major regular updates and monthly updates, from Xiaomi for a long duration. If you compare it with other devices, they still receiving updates. So, you know what you are doing and the real purpose, you can root your device. If you want to disable Ads, you can use other methods, which doesn’t require root. Xiaomi promised to optimize these Ads in the upcoming versions, But your mobile won’t receive this updates. So, It is better to root your mobile and use Custom ROMs.


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