Saturday, June 03, 2017

How to Unlock Gionee A1 Bootloader

How to Unlock Gionee A1 Bootloader

In order to install a Custom Recovery like TWRP or Philz recovery on your Gionee A1 it's bootloader needs to be unlocked.
Follow the steps below to unlock the Bootloader of Gionee A1 using Fastboot.

Backup Important Stuffs Before you proceed

This process will erase all your data, you should backup your important stuffs like pictures,videos and other files. You can either copy them to your computer or upload them to a cloud storage. You should also backup the settings of your apps by using individual app settings backup. You can copy this settings backup to your SD card, computer or cloud storage.

Tip: If you plan on rooting your device, should always unlock the Bootloader of your device as soon as you buy it. You will eliminate the problem of setting it up then erasing it.
If you are sure that you've taken a backup of your important stuffs. Then proceed.

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  • Enable USB Debugging on the Gionee A1. See tutorial here.
  • Enable OEM Unlocking under Settings > Developer options
  • Install ADB and Fastboot on your PC. See how to here
  • Connect your Gionee A1 to the PC via USB cord (the phone should be on)
  • Launch ADB
  • In ADB, you will execute the command below (press Enter after the command)
    • adb devices

  • Gionee A1 should be detected by ADB. If ADB detects other devices but not the Gionee A1 then it must be an ADB clash, see hovatek
  • Once the Gionee A1 gets detected, boot it into Fastboot by running the command below. (press Enter after the command)
    • adb reboot-bootloader

  • The phone should now enter Fastboot, you will see a black screen with only fastboot written at the top or bottom.
  • In Fastboot, execute the command below. (press Enter after the command)
    • fastboot oem unlock

  • You should see a prompt on the Gionee A1 asking you to confirm Bootloader unlock, press the volume up button for Yes.
  • You should now see a success message.
  • Reboot your phone by executing the command below. (press Enter after you've typed the command)
    • fastboot reboot



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2 comments:

  1. Thank you very much can you show us how to root Gionee A1 Plus if you pleased ?

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