How to root Gionee Elife E5

Updated on October 1, 2019

These are the instructions to root Gionee Elife E5 smartphone (running on android 4.2) usingĀ motochopper tool on Windows Computer.

Requirements: Your Gionee Elife E5 Smartphone should have at least 40 percent or above battery to perform the rooting process.

Root Gionee Elife E5

Step 1: Download and extract Gionee Elife E5 USB Driver on your Windows Computer.

USB Logo

Step 2: Enable USB Debugging mode on your Gionee Elife E5 smartphone. To Enable USB Debugging: Settings > Development > USB Debugging (Tick to enable it).

(Developers Option is hidden for Android 4.2.2 or above, to show this option Go to Settings > About Phone > Built Number (Tap on it for 5-8 times).

Enable USB Debugging on Gionee Elife E5

Step 3: Now connect your smartphone to the computer and install the USB drivers (locate to the extracted drivers in Step#1).

mobile usb computer

Step 4: Download and Extract motochopper tool on your Windows Computer. After Extracting you will be able to see the following files:

Motochopper files

Step 5: Now, Open run.bat (you have extracted this file in step#4).

Open run.bat from Motochopper files

Step 6: Once 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.

Motochopper Launched for Gionee Elife E5

Step 7: Once rooting process is completed you will be able to see the following screen with 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.

Gionee Elife E5 Rooted with Motochopper

Step 8: Now your Gionee Elife E5 is successfully rooted. To verify this, Open Applications Menu On your Smartphone and search for SuperSU app installed.

SuperSU Installed on Gionee Elife E5

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

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[*] No data loss process: Your Phone Data like contacts, pictures, videos, music and etc will be not affected with this 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 for all devices page.

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

[*] Credits: The Motochopper tool was provided by Dan Rosenberg (XDA Developer). So, full credits for the motochopper tool goes to him.

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