These are instructions on how to root Gionee Elife E5 smartphone (running on android 4.2) using Motochopper Tool on Windows Computer.

Caution: Rooting the device using any rootkit may brick the device. Therefore, we recommend you take a backup of your data before following the method below.

Root Gionee Elife E5

  1. Download and extract Gionee Elife USB driver on the computer. If in case Gionee USB drivers are already installed on the computer, then SKIP this step.
  2. USB Logo

  3. Enable USB Debugging mode on your Gionee Elife E5 smartphone. To Enable USB Debugging: Settings > Development > USB Debugging (Tick to enable it).
  4. (Developer Options are hidden for Android 4.2.2 and above. Go to Settings > About Phone > Built Number > Tap on it 5-8 times to display this option).

    Enable USB Debugging on Gionee Elife E5

  5. Connect your Smartphone to the computer using the USB Cable.
  6. Mobile USB Computer

  7. Download and Extract Motochopper Tool on your Windows Computer. After Extracting you will be able to see the following files:
  8. Motochopper files

  9. Now, Open run.bat (you have extracted this file in step#4).
  10. Open run.bat from Motochopper files

  11. Once the Run.bat file is launched you will be able to see the following screen. Now, to begin the rooting process Press any Key from the keyboard.
  12. Motochopper Launched for Gionee Elife E5

  13. Once the rooting process is completed you will be able to see the following screen with a success message. Now, again Press any Key from the keyboard. This will exit the run.bat file and your Gionee Elife E5 smartphone will restart automatically.
  14. Gionee Elife E5 Rooted with Motochopper

  15. Now your Gionee Elife E5 is successfully rooted. To verify this, Open the Applications Menu On your Smartphone and search for the SuperSU app installed.
  16. SuperSU Installed on Gionee Elife E5

    Optional: You can also verify the root status of your device by using the Root Checker App.


[*] No data loss process: Your Phone Data like contacts, pictures, videos, music and etc will be not affected with the above method.

[*] Warranty Void: Your Gionee Elife E5 phone Warranty may be Void after following the above tutorial.

[*] How to Unroot? To unroot, Open SuperSU > Settings > Full Unroot.

[*] Gionee Stock Firmware: If you are looking for the original firmware for your device, then head over to Download Gionee Stock Firmware page.

[*] Gionee USB Driver: If you are looking for the original USB Driver for your device, then head over to Download Gionee USB Driver page.

[*] Credits: The Motochopper Tool was created and distributed by Dan Rosenberg (XDA Developer). So, full credit goes to him for sharing the toolkit for free.