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How to Root Redmi K20 Pro after MIUI 12 Update

K20 Pro is last year's flagship killer from Xiaomi. They added almost every type of high-end specification on the k20 pro. But we didn't see the top level performance. Because xiaomi uses their own custom android skin called MIUI. MIUI is not so bad if the company makes it well optimized.

We saw many bugs from every new update of MIUI. Also we see annoying ads from the UI. That's why many of us decide to root our Xiaomi device and use a different custom ROMs. Because the good thing is there are a lot of 3rd party developers in the market who provide us awesome custom rom.

If you already purchased K20 Pro in 2020 then you can't root it using old methods which are available on the internet. No problem! I have come here to share the new method to rooting your Redmi K20 Pro after MIUI 12 Update.


Please do it at your own risk. If you follow everything correctly then you will be done. But If any mistakes you make, your phone can die permanently. I'm not responsible for anything.


  • Unlock your bootloader
  • Flash a custom recovery like TWRP or Orange Fox
  • Flash Magisk Manager through recovery

Bootloader Unlocking

1. Download Universal ADB Driver installer from here Download Page
Then open the .exe file as Administrator.

How to Root Redmi K20 Pro after MIUI 12 Update

Tap "Y" then press "Enter" 4-5 times. Done.

2. Download Mi Unlock Flash tool from here Download Page
Open that and login with your Mi account ID Password. Make sure the same id is also login in your phone. 

Then go to your phone settings > About Phone > Tap MIUI Version 7 times to enable Developer Option. Find the Developer Option in Additional Settings. Turn it on and also enable USB Debugging + OEM Unlock options.

Now connect your phone to PC or laptop using data cable. Then open CMD Command Prompt and do following commands:

adb devices
adb reboot bootloader
See, your phone was rebooted into the fastboot mood.

Now open Mi Unlock tool as administrator, Login again (Make sure you connected to the internet) then just click Start Unlocking. Under few seconds your phones bootloader will be successfully unlocked.

Custom recovery flashing

Download the latest TWPR from this website Click here . Rename it as twrp.
Download google sdk platform tool  Click here

Extract the platform tool from the ZIP file. Copy the downloaded TWRP recovery to the platform tool folder.

Now hold the Shift key from your keyboard and Right click the Mouse, Then choose Open Powershell window here.

Do the following command:

fastboot devices
fastboot erase recovery
fastboot flash recovery twrp.img
fastboot reboot

Magisk Manager instalation

Download magisk manager twrp flashable zip file .  Click Here

Open recovery by pressing Volume Up + Power button. Select Install option and flash the magisk.zip file.

Then Download Magisk Manager.apk file from the official site Click here
Install the apk into your phone.

Thanks for reading this article. Hope you like it. That's it for today, I will see you in the next one.

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