Recover data from broken screen [Locked phone and bootloader][No adb][Xiaomi MI 5s]

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jaimeh12

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Mar 28, 2011
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The Xiaomi Mi 5s from a friend is broken. Screen is black, no response from touch. Fingerprint sensor seems to be dead as well. Phone is working in three states:
- normal boot, but it is locked.
- fastboot
- something else I think it is some Xiaomi Bootloader

USB debugging is disabled. Fastboot is useless, and Xiaomi bootloader enables ADB in sideload mode, which is useless as well.

I have tried everything I could think of before posting this here for some ideas.
I tried to unlock the phone using a pc mouse, and even programmed a teensy to automatically draw the unlock pattern simulating a mouse. The thing is that I don't know if I am drawing it properly, or if MTP is still disabled even if I got the phone unlocked.

I also tried to boot into a recovery (I tried twrp and a stock recovery images) but as soon as I try "fastboot boot recovery.img" y fails, because bootloader is locked by xiaomi.

I will try to find a usbC to hdmi and see if I can mirror the screen, but I fear it will not work.

Replacing screen is the last option i'm willing to try.
 
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