If you own a Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 and also want to root and flash TWRP Recovery 3.5.0 on the device, then you are on the right page.  XDA Member, imjyotiraditya has posted TWRP Recovery 3.5.0 for Realme X3 (RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085) device.

The Realme X3 features the specifications Chipset Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm), CPU/ Processor Octa-core (1×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485), GPU Adreno 640 (700 MHz), Display 6.6 inches, 105.2 cm2 (~84.7% screen-to-body ratio), IPS LCD, 120Hz, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~399 ppi density), Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Internal Storage/ RAM 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, Main Camera Quad camera sensor 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF / 12 MP, f/2.5, 51mm (telephoto), PDAF, 2x optical zoom / 8 MP, f/2.3, 119˚, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm / 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro), Selfie Camera 16 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.0µm / 8 MP, f/2.2, 105˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm, Battery Li-Po 4200 mAh, non-removable, Fast charging 30W, 100% in 55 min.

If you are an Android Enthusiast and want to Root and Install TWRP recovery on your beloved, then you have landed on the right page. In the due course of the article, we will be guiding you through the process to root Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085.

The TWRP features the material design, and attractive user interface (UI), and by following this guide you can install the latest TWRP for Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085. You can download TWRP Recovery from the links provided in the pre-requisite section of this article. Kindly note that this is an unofficial TWRP recovery and is only for Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 (Kindly confirm the model by going to Settings>About). The process given below is merely for rooting and installing TWRP on Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085, do not try out this method on any other device.

If you want to unleash the full potential of the hardware of your Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085, then rooting and flashing custom recovery like TWRP is the main concern. The Stock ROMs have often limited and unsupported features in the sense of Customization. When you have a rooted device and also flashed TWRP recovery, then you are free to install any Custom ROMs, Mods, Kernel, and Xposed, etc., as well as many apps that requires root access to work properly. You can easily root the device with One Click Android Root Tool, with either via PC or through the APK, which is a quick process.

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Brief Details and Advantage of TWRP Recovery
TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) is an open-source, community development project. By flashing the TWRP, your device will be enabled to install any custom firmware, rooting your smartphone, mod zip files for customizations, Xposed Modules for customized features, one-click root and unroot processes. Apart from that, it allows you to take Full Nandroid Backup and restore it later, one-click image file flashing, remove bloatware, overclock and underclock. Using TWRP, one can easily clean Wipe, Cache, and Data after flashing any image file to reflect the changes and rectify minor errors due to cache.

For installing the TWRP, your Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 phone must have the Unlocked bootloader. That means you have to firstly unlock the bootloader to root your device as well doing any customization.

Disclaimer: The AndroidWeblog.com covers although everything in a very neat and a processed manner so that our readers get exactly what they want, still there are meager chances of basic issues that may arise out of the listed steps here. Hence it is in the sole interest of the user to follow the steps very cautiously so as to stay away from any mishappenings with your device.

Rooting and flashing the Custom ROM firmware, certainly without any doubt voids the warranty of your device and AndroidWeblog.com in no way will be held responsible for warranty void or your bricked device.

Prerequisite
Ensure to check your model number, which must be:

Realme X3 [Models: RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085] (Android 10)
You must have to ensure that prior to rooting your phone, you have read thoroughly the disclaimer and you agree to proceed further on your risk.

Your phone must be 70% charged at least, else, it may lead to complications sometimes while experimenting. Why take the risk, try to charge it fully.

If you are either going to root your phone or install a Custom ROM, it is a good habit to make a back up of your phone. Make a back up of all your media like images, videos and all on your PC and your contacts on Cloud.

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(Applicable only for PC method, Skip if you will use APK method)

You must enable the USB debugging option by going into Settings, Applications and Developer options.

Downloads For Rooting Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085
Download Realme/ Oppo USB Drivers here.

Download Universal ADB Drivers here (If your PC have already drivers installed then skip this)

Download platform-tools/ SDK Tools package from Android SDK on PC from here. (Android command line tools> SDK Tools package)

Download TWRP Recovery for Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 from here:

TWRP Recovery 3.5.0

Download SuperSU by Chainfire from here.

Download Magisk Manager from here.

Make sure that you have downloaded the required files (link in the pre-requisite section of this article). Then, proceed to the steps.

Steps to Unlock Bootloader of Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 on Android 10
Note: If you have already unlocked bootloader, then skip these steps.

Step 1: First, you need to Connect your Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 device to the computer, in Fastboot Mode. You can reboot your device to fastboot using the command in ADB terminal:

adb reboot bootloader

Step 2: Now, open the Adb Terminal in PC, and then just enter this command:

fastboot oem unlock-go

Step 3: Then, issue this command:

fastboot oem unlock-go

At this stage, your device will be reboot automatically. Now, you can Root Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085, as the bootloader of your device is already unlocked.

Steps to Flash/ Install TWRP Recovery 3.5.0 on Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 (Android 10)
Step 1: Assuming you have already downloaded the platform-tools from Android SDK (SDK Manager) platform-tools on your PC. The platform-tools contains the required ADB and fastboot binaries.

Step 2: Make sure that the drivers are installed on your computer. Then, skip to the next step.

Note: If Developer Settings and USB Debugging settings are already enabled on your device, as suggested in the Prerequisite section, then simply skip Step 3 and Step 4, and follow Step 5 directly.

Step 3: Now, enable the developer settings on your Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 Device. To achieve the same, just navigate to the Settings -> About and then find the ‘Build Number ‘, and then tap on ‘Build Number’ for 7 times, this will enable the developer settings on your device.

Step 4: If you have USB Debugging already, then skip this step. If you have not, then open the Developer Options and then enable the USB debugging option.

Step 5: Now, open the command prompt in computer/ ADB Terminal, and simply type the command:

adb reboot bootloader

Step 6: Your device should have not entered into fastboot mode. Now copy the TWRP.img file downloaded in prerequisite section, to the same folder where ADB and fastboot binaries are located. Rename the file to ‘twrp.img’ and then enter this command:

fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

and then run this command, type:

fastboot reboot

Step 7 (Important): Some devices might not replace the custom recovery automatically during the first boot. You can search Google for key combinations to enter your device into recovery mode. After running the ‘fastboot reboot’ command, press and hold the proper key combination to enter the device into TWRP Mode. Once the device boots to TWRP mode, the TWRP will automatically patch the stock ROM, to prevent the chances of replacing TWRP with Stock Recovery.

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After typing fastboot reboot, hold the key combo and boot to TWRP. Once TWRP is booted, TWRP will patch the stock ROM to prevent the stock ROM from replacing TWRP. If you don’t follow this step, you will have to repeat the install.

Procedure to Root Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085/ Install Magisk or SuperSU
Make sure that you have downloaded SuperSU or Magisk Manager (link in the pre-requisite section of this article). Then, proceed to the steps.

Caution: You can use either Magisk Manager or Super SU, but only one, so choose wisely. Go for Magisk Manager if you are not sure.

Step 1: Transfer the downloaded SuperSU or Magisk Manager file to the internal storage / SD card of your Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 smartphone.

Step 2: Now, just boot into the recovery. From the TWRP interface, you can optionally backup the Stock ROM. Though, I would recommend to backup the Stock ROM. Because if in case process gets failed, you can flash the Stock ROM.

Step 3: Tap on Install ‘, and then navigate to the file ‘SuperSU.zip’ or ‘magisk.zip’ and swipe to confirm flash (located at the bottom of the screen). The flashing process of Magisk/ SuperSU has been started and will take a few seconds to complete.

Congratulations, now you have rooted Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 and also flashed the TWRP. Now, you can install the Xposed Framework, and customize your smartphone as per your preference. If you wish to verify, you may download and check the Root Status through the Root Checker app.If you are owning Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 and also want to root and flash TWRP Recovery 3.5.0 on your device then you are at right page.  XDA member imjyotiraditya has released TWRP Repair 3.5.0 for Realme X3 devices (RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085).

The Realme X3 features a Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855+ chipset (7nm), octa-core CPU/core units (1×2.96GHz Kryo 485 and 3×2.42GHz Kryo 485 and 4×1.78GHz Kryo 485), Adreno 640 GPU (700MHz), 6.6in, 105.2 cm2 (~84.7% screen-to-body ratio), IPS LCD, 120GHz, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (density ~399 ppi), Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Internal storage/memory 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, Main camera quad-camera sensor 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide-angle), 1/1.72in, 0.8µm, PDAF / 12 MP, f/2.5, 51mm (telephoto), PDAF, 2x optical zoom / 8 MP, f/2.3, 119˚, 16mm (ultra-wide-angle), 1/4.0in, 1.12µm / 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro), 16 MP selfie camera, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.0µm / 8 MP, f/2.2, 105˚, 105˚ (ultra-wide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm, 4200 mAh Li-Po battery, non-removable, 30W fast charge, 100% in 55 min.

If you are an Android lover and want to root and restore TWRP on your beloved device, then you have landed on the right page. At some point in the article, we will walk you through the process of rooting the Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085.

TWRP has a hardware design and an attractive user interface (UI). If you follow this guide, you can install the latest TWRP for Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085. You can download TWRP Recovery from the links in the sample section of this article. Please note that this is an unofficial TWRP restoration and is only for Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 (Confirm model in Settings>Over menu). The following process is only for rooting and installing TWRP on Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085, do not test this method on other devices.

If you want to unleash the full potential of your Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 hardware, rooting and flashing a custom recovery like TWRP is a big deal. Exchange ROMs often have limited and unsupported customization options. If you have a rooted device and a flashed TWRP recovery, you can install any custom ROM, modules, kernels, Xposed, etc, as well as many applications that require access with superuser privileges to function properly. You can easily power your device with the One Click Android Root Tool, either via PC or APK, which is a quick process.

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Brief information and benefits of TWRP recovery

TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) is an open source community development project. Flashing TWRP allows you to install any firmware on your device, boot your smartphone, modify zip files for settings, Xposed modules for settings, root and uproot with one click. You can also make a full backup of Nandroid and restore it later, flash the image file with one click, remove bloatware, overclock and underclock. With TWRP, you can easily erase, cache and clear data after flashing an image file to reflect changes and correct minor errors caused by caching.

To install TWRP, you must have Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 phone an unlocked bootloader. This means that you first need to unlock the bootloader to root the device, and also perform a configuration.

Denial: Although AndroidWeblog.com covers everything very clearly so that our readers get exactly what they want, there is always a small chance that major problems may arise from the steps listed here. It is therefore in the user’s interest to follow the instructions carefully in order to avoid any incident with the device.

Rooting and flashing a custom ROM will definitely invalidate your device’s warranty and AndroidWeblog.com cannot be held responsible in any way for invalid warranties or tinkered with devices.

Condition

Check the model number, which should be as follows:

  • Realme X3 [Models : RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085] (Android 10)

You should make sure you read the disclaimer carefully before you routinely use your phone and agree to bear the risks.

Your phone must be at least 70% charged, otherwise complications may occur during the experiment. Don’t take any chances and charge it fully.

If you plan to root your phone or install a custom ROM, it’s a good idea to back up your phone. Back up all your media like photos, videos and everything on your PC, as well as your contacts to the cloud.

ALWAYS read the instructions before rooting the Realme X Lite RMX1851 and installing TWRP Repair.

(Applies to the PC method only, skip this step if you are using the APK method).

You must enable the USB debugging option by going to Settings, Apps and Development Options.

Rooting of Realme X3 Load RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085

Download Realme/ Oppo USB drivers here.

Download the universal ADB drivers here (if the drivers are already installed on your PC, you can skip this step).

Download the Platform Tools/ SDK Tools package with Android SDK on PC from here. (Android Command Line Tools> Package SDK Tools)

Download TWRP recovery for Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 from here :

TWRP Recovery 3.5.0

Download SuperSU from Chainfire from here.

Download Magisk Manager from here.

Make sure you have downloaded the required files (link in the Requirements section of this article). Then continue with the next steps.

Steps to unlock Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 on Android 10

Message: If you already have the bootloader unlocked, you can skip these steps.

Step one: First, you need to connect the Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 to your computer in Fastboot mode. You can reboot the device for a quick start with a command in the ADB terminal:

Reset advertising

Step two: Now open the Adb terminal on the PC and just enter this command:

Quick download of OEM unlock

Step three: Then give this order:

Quick download of OEM unlock

At this point, your device will automatically reboot. Now you can root the Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 because the bootloader of your device is already unlocked.

Steps to flash / install TWRP Repair 3.5.0 on Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 (Android 10)

Step one: Let’s assume that you have already downloaded the Android SDK platform tools (SDK Manager) on your PC. The platform tools include the necessary ADB binaries and quick downloads.

Step two: Make sure the drivers are installed on your computer. Then proceed to the next step.

Message: If USB development and debugging settings are already enabled on your device, as suggested in the Benefits section, skip steps 3 and 4 and follow step 5 directly.

Step three: Now activate the development settings on your Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 device. To do this, go to Settings -> About and find the build number, then click on the build number 7 times, which will activate the developer settings on your device.

Step four: If you already have USB debugging, you can skip this step. If not, open the developer settings and enable the USB debugging option.

Step 5: Now open a command prompt on the ADB computer/terminal and just type the command :

Reset advertising

Step six: The device must not be put into the quick start mode. Now copy the TWRP.img file downloaded in the required section to the same folder where the ADB and rapidboot binaries are located. Rename the file to twrp.img and enter this command:

Quick start Flash recovery twrp.img

then run this command, enter :

quick restart

Step 7 (important): On some devices, custom recovery may not be automatically replaced on first boot. You can search for a Google shortcut to put the device into recovery mode. After executing the quick restart command, hold down the appropriate key combination to enter TWRP mode. Once the device is booted into TWRP mode, TWRP automatically corrects the stock ROM to prevent TWRP from being overwritten by the stock restore.

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After entering the fast restart command, hold down the combination key and start in TWRP. Once TWRP is loaded, TWRP will patch the ROM to prevent TWRP from replacing the ROM. If you do not perform this step, you will need to restart the installation.

Rooting procedure for Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085/Magisk or SuperSU installation

Make sure you have downloaded SuperSU or Magisk Manager (link in the required section of this article). Then continue with the next steps.

Warning: You can use Magisk Manager or Super SU, but only one, so choose wisely. Go to Magisk Manager if you are not sure.

Step one: Transfer the downloaded SuperSU or Magisk Manager file to the internal memory / SD card of the Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 smartphone.

Step two: Just get started on the recovery. You can also make a ROM backup via the TWRP interface. However, I recommend that you make a backup copy of the ROM. Because if the process fails, you can flash the ROM.

Step three: Press Install, then navigate to the SuperSU.zip or magisk.zip file and drag the firmware confirmation file (located at the bottom of the screen). The Magisk/SuperSU flash process has started and will take a few seconds.

Congratulations, you now have the Realme X3 RMX2142, RMX2081, RMX2085 roots and the TWRP flasher. Now you can install Xposed Framework and customize your smartphone as you like. If you want to check it, you can download and check the root status through the Root Checker application.

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