Xiaomi Mi 2S is a good quality smartphone, which comes with a 4.3-inch touchscreen display powered by 1.7 GHz Quad-core processor along with 2 GB RAM and the device and it runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system. If you are using this smartphone and looking for a way to root it, you are in the right place as I have given a step by step tutorial to root Xiaomi Mi 2S here.
By following the rooting tutorial given here, you will be able to root Xiaomi Mi 2S smartphone and get the ability to flash custom-built Android applications, install custom ROM firmware’s, etc.
WARNING: Rooting your Xiaomi Mi2S smartphone will void its warranty, and you won’t be able to claim it until you unroot your device. So, think about it before proceeding with the rooting procedure.
Step 1: Although the rooting process given here is not a data-loss process, it won’t hurt to have a backup of personal data in your smartphone. So, take a backup before getting started with the rooting tutorial.
Step 2: Make sure that your device has at least 50-60% battery backup in it before getting started with the rooting procedure.
Step 3: Now, enable the “Unknown Sources” by following this path: Settings -> Security -> Unknown Sources for installing apps from sources other than Google Play Store.
Step 4: Ensure that you have deactivated antivirus programs from your smartphone as they tend to interrupt the rooting procedure.
Once you have finished all these prerequisites, you can move forward to the rooting tutorial given below.
Tutorial To Root Xiaomi Mi 2S:
Step 1: To get started, download Framaroot apk to your device. Once downloaded, tap on the .apk file to install the application in your smartphone.
Step 2: Next, open the Framaroot app in your device.
Step 3: Now, select “Install SuperSU” as the action to execute after root. Once done, click on “Boromir” exploit to launch the rooting procedure.
Step 4: Once the rooting process is finished, you will get the following message: Success! Superuser and SU binary installed. You have to reboot your device. Click “Ok” and reboot your device to finish the rooting process.
That’s it. Now you have successfully finished rooting Xiaomi Mi 2S smartphone. For confirmation, look for the SuperSU app in your device. If you can find it there, then your device is successfully rooted. Alternatively, you can confirm the same by using the Root Checker for Android app!
If you own a smartphone or tablet other than Xiaomi Mi 2S and would like to get rooting tutorials for the same, kindly visit our Rooting Tutorials page.
If you encounter any issues while following this rooting procedure, do let me know via comments.