Few days ago, I wrote on how you can upgrade Gionee P5W to Android marshmallow (6.0). If you’re already running Android marshmallow on Gionee P5W, the next thing that comes to your mind is how to root Gionee P5W?..
Firstly, we need to flash a custom recovery before we can root Gionee P5W. Below are the steps on how you can flash a custom recovery and root Gionee P5W.
Also Read: How to flash stock rom and custom Recovery with SPFlash tool
- A PC
- USB vcom driver installed (on PC)
- Download CWM for Gionee P5W
How To Install Recovery on Gionee P5W
1. First, connect your device to your PC
2. Transfer downloaded SuperSu file to the root of your external sdcard
3. Once that is done, unplug your device from your PC and power off your device
3. The CWM recovery you downloaded, unzip it on your desktop
4. Now launch Sp Flash Tools
5. load the scatter file of the device on SPFlash Tools
6. Navigate and select the scatter file in the unzip CWM folder
7. Make sure recovery is ticked in the Sp flash
8. In the select option on Sp flash tools put Download only
9. Click Download
10. Connect the switched off phone (with battery inside) to the PC via USB cord
12. A progress bar should start running
13.Wait till you get a Success message (green circle with OK), do not interrupt the process until it completes
Also Read: How to flash/upgrade amlogic device with SD card using amlogic burn marker
If you’ve followed the steps correctly, now you have successfully flashed CWM recovery on your Gionee P5W
How To Root Gionne P5W
1. Boot your device to recovery mode (power off your device then Hold power button and Volume Key same for five Sec.)
2. In CWM Recovery Choose install zip from phone/SD, navigate to the SuperSu.zip in your device memory (use volume key to scroll) to install
3. After Flashing navigate back and reboot
Now you’ve successfully rooted your Gionee P5W. Share across with friends, thanks.
How can I unroot if I want to?
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To completely unroot the device, simply open the SuperSu app and navigate to settings,scrow down and select full unroot. That's all
I downloaded the cwm recovery file. Apparently it says techno c8 will it work on gionee p5w
It will work, just flash it
Please share more like that. Towelroot APK
Hi Eva, don't seem to understand what you mean by share more like that. Could you be more precise
Link are dead
we'll check and re-upload
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I don’t have pc..then how can I root my gionee p5w marshmallow.. Please help me
Hi Sipra, there’s no other way to get root access on your device without a PC.