How To Root Gionee P5W Easily

As I always says, rooting your phone is your certificate to tweakers honorary degree so without rooting you may find it difficult to be employed in some great companies as a boss. I hope get what I mean. Alright, to break it down; rooting allows you to be the boss of your device and you will be eligible for all tweaking available. Oh yes... You get it now.

Normally, new phones with Android 5.1 and Android 6.0 are very difficult to root with previous normal phone rooting methods but there is always a solution to every difficult problem in life. All that is needed is time and concentration. Team Hovatek have really done well since the advent of Android lollipop operating system with frequent release of rooting methods for devices running of latest Android versions as they cannot be rooted with Kingroot at the moment. We are still expecting another update that will allow Kingroot to easily root all Android 5.1 and lollipop.

In this post, I will show you how to root your Gionee P5W smartphone with SP flashtool on your PC. Before you start the rooting process, make sure you know what you are doing.

Rooting automatically voids your phone warranty and it may brick your phone if you don't follow the below steps carefully. This tutorial is for educational purposes and should not be used otherwise!

Now that you are ready for the tutorial on how to root Gionee P5W, let's get started.

==> Original USB chord
==> A PC
==> Super SU: just download superSu here
==> Vcom driver: kindly download Vcom driver here
==> CWM of Gionee P52: also download it here
==> SP Flashtool: you can download SP flashtool here
==> Your brain and Patience in following

==> I know by now you must have installed Vcom drivers on your PC
==> Now copy the Super SU you just downloaded to your internal memory or SD card. It must be in the root of your SD card
==> Also I know that you have downloaded CWM ported by team hovatek, Now switch off your phone and flash the recovery image using SP flash tool on your PC

To Learn How To Flash CWM With SP Flashtool, click here

==> Now restart your phone into recovery mode (this can be done by Holding the Vol Up and Power button at the same time for 6 seconds)
==> Now that you are in CWM recovery mode, select install zip from sdcard to navigate around and choose zip from sdcard use the vol up and down to scroll up and down then use the power button to make selections. choose the file from the root of your memory card (sdcard)

==> Now give the phone access by Scrolling and selecting yes and install, at this point, the flashing process will begin and after it is completed, kindly go back and reboot the phone.
==> In some cases, when ypu want to reboot your phone, CWM will ask to help you fix a missing root, just select no.

Congrats. Your phone is now completely rooted! And to verify if your Gionee P5W is completely rooted, just download root checker from to Google Playstore

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Credits to TeamHovatek for providing the ported CWM

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