After rooting, you'll be able to use certain apps which gives you more control over your device. Most popular applications include Titanium Backup, Greenify, WiFi Kill, Xposed, and Root Explorer.
In most of the cases, you need to Install TWRP (Custom Recovery) in order to root your Smartphone. But, Xiaomi Mi A1 can be rooted without Installing the TWRP Recovery. This root method is called CF-Auto-Root.
The below Guide will help you Rooting your Xiaomi Mi A1. Note that, You'll first need to Unlock Bootloader by following the Official Guide from Xiaomi.
Note: We are not responsible for any bricked devices.
How to Root Xiaomi Mi A1-
Step 1. Download Root Zip file from below .
Step 2. Go into fastboot mode (power off and hold power+vol down and release)
Step 3. Connect the phone to your PC
Step 4. Extract the above Zip File (Step 1.)
Step 5. Run Root.bat
Downloads: Root ZIP (Credits: kraatus90 - XDA)
About Xiaomi Mi A1: Mi A1 comes with a 5.5-inch FHD LTPS IPS LCD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage plus microSD support up to 128GB, 12MP Wide Angle + 12MP Telephoto (Same like the iPhone 7 Plus) for the best low-light, zoom and anti-blur photos with enhanced image processing, 5MP front camera, 3080mAh battery, and Android 7.0 Nougat.
You also get a Beautify 3.0, IR Blaster, Confirmed update to Android Oreo by the end of 2017 and Android P whenever it get released.