How to Root Gionee Elife S Plus and Install CWM Recovery

Root method is now made available for Gionee Elife S Plus via recovery, and this can be achieved after the successful installation of Clockworkmod (CWM) recovery on your Gionee Elife S Plus device. However, installation of CWM Recovery on your Gionee Elife S Plus is no big deal, with the help of SP Flash tools; you can easily download the CWM recovery file on your device.
Credits go to team hovatek for providing us with the CWM recovery file that is compatible for Gionee Elife S Plus, and rooting is now made possible.

Before we proceed, make sure that you’ve successfully installed VCOMS driver on your computer. I already posted guide on how to install VCOM drivers here. Also download SP Flash tool here and the CWM Recovery file here.

How to Install CWM Recovery on Gionee Elife S Plus

Step 1: First download the recovery zip file from the above link, and then extract the “Recovery.img” and “MT6753_Android_Scatter.txt” file to the desktop screen of your computer or create a folder and extract to it, as seen in the image below.

Step 2: Now, power off your device, and remove the battery if possible.

Step 3: Next, download the SP Flash tool, and extract the files to your computer. You should get the following files as seen below, after extraction.

Step 4: From the extracted files, open Flash_tool.exe

Step 5: Once the flash tool is launched, then click on the download/upgrade tab and click on scatter loading button

Step 6: Now, locate the “MT6753_Android_Scatter.txt” file, which is on your desktop.

Step 7: After that, click download to begin flashing process.

Step 8: Immediately, connect your device (without battery if possible) to your computer via USB cable, and press Volume Down or up key, so it would be detected easily by your computer.

Step 9: The Flashing process would be in progress, and a Green button would appear once the process is completed.

That’s it. CWM Recovery is now installed on your Gionee Elife S Plus, to boot to recovery mode, simply press and hold Volume Down button + press Power button.

How to Root Gionee Elife S Plus

Step 1: Firstly, download the SuperSU file from here, and move the downloaded files to the internal storage of your Gionee Elife S Plus device.

Step 2: Now, switch off your device and boot to recovery mode (press and hold Volume Down button + press Power button).

Step 3: After that, go to the recover main menu, and then choose install, and then select the SuperSU Zip file and flash immediately.

Step 4: Once the installation process is completed, simply go back main recovery menu and tap on Reboot system, and your device would be rebooted.

That’s it. Your Gionee Elife S Plus would be rooted successfully. To verify root access, simply download root checker and confirm if your device has gained root access.
Credits: Team Hovatek

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