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How to Root Gionee X1s and Install Twrp Recovery

How to Root Gionee X1s and Install Twrp Recovery

Good News to all Gionee X1s users. Now you can now install TWRP Recovery and root Gionee X1s. Today we will be guiding you on How to Install the TWRP For Gionee X1s and then Root your device.

TWRP Recovery is a Custom Recovery which is Official known as TeamWin Recovery built with a touchscreen interface which allows its users to install third-party firmware and backup their current system, which is often unsupported by stock recovery images.

This TWRP Recovery For Gionee X1s is working fully fine and can be used to flash custom ROMs and make full backups. Full touch is also working ok for easy navigation. For those who want to root by flashing SuperSu, this is a recommended custom recovery. Find out more features when you install it the Recovery For your Gionee X1s.

To Root Gionee X1s we are going to be using the Sp Flash Tool Method with TWRP recovery for Gionee X1s. It will be wise you read the post very well before flashing the recovery to avoid any errors or brick of the device. I believe many using this device have googled on how to root their device without getting any good result, worry not with this ported recovery you can now root your device in a minute and get the freedom you need to explore your device the way you like it. Read the tutorial below to the end so that you can root Gionee X1s.

The TWRP features an attractive user interface (UI), and by the following the step by step guide you can install TWRP for your Gionee X1s. You can download TWRP Recovery for Camon CX Air from the links provided in this post. The steps given in this post is merely for installing and rooting TWRP on Gionee X1s, you are advised not to use this file for any other Android device.

If you would like to unleash the full potential of your Gionee X1s hardware, then flashing the TWRP Recovery and rooting is the main concern. The official Stock ROM of your device has limited and unsupported features of Customization. When you have TWRP recovery flashed and rooted, you are free to install any Mods, Custom ROMs, Xposed and custom Kernel etc., as well as many apps which needs root access for it to work properly.


Rooting doesn’t mean hacking. So please don’t compare the term hacking to rooting. In fact, it is not true at all. Well, Rooting in Android means nothing but jailbreaking the device to get access to the root directory of your android mobile. This means you are removing the restrictions and limitations from your Android device to perform the unperformable tasks.

By Rooting Gionee X1s, you are injecting a file known as SU binary to the root of your phone. Technically Speaking, Rooting Any Android Phone will void the brand warranty but don’t worry, you can unroot or restore your device any time without any issues.

For installing the TWRP, your Gionee X1s bootloader must be Unlocked. That means you have to unlock the bootloader of your device before rooting it for any customisation.

You must have to ensure that before rooting your device, you must have understood the method very well and you agree disclaimer policy to proceed further on your risk.

  • Your device Should be Charged

Your device must be charged 70% at least else; it may lead to complications when flashing the TWRP recovery and rooting your device.

  • Back Up Your device

If you are going to root your device, it is a wise you make back up of your files in your device. Make a back up of all your media file like videos, images and music to your PC and your contacts on Cloud (Gmail).

  • Enable USB Debugging

You must enable the USB debugging option by going to Settings>> Applications>> Developer options.

The advantage of TWRP Recovery

  1. You can flash Custom ROM with TWRP Recovery
  2. You can flash modding zip files to customize your phone
  3. Easy to use Xposed Modules’
  4. Easy to Root and Unroot using TWRP Recovery flashable zip SuperSU
  5. You can always take FULL NANDROID Backup in case of any modding or flashing.
  6. Easy access to restore the Nandroid Backup.
  7. You can flash the image file using TWRP Recovery.
  8. Can remove all bloatware using TWRP Recovery.
  9. To underclock and overclock.
  10. You can clean Wipe, Cache, and Data.

Things You Need

  1. PC
  2. VComm Drivers Window 7  Go Here
  3. VComm Drivers Window 8/10 Go Here
  4. Magisk 13.5  Here
  5. SuperSu 2.82 Here
  6. adb and fastboot driver


We are not responsible if you brick your phone in the process of flashing the recovery.

WARNING!! Strictly follow this installation instruction!


How To Flash Gionee X1s TWRP Recovery 

  1. Connect your device to your PC
  2. Send the SuperSu to your external memory card
  3. Discount and put your Phone off
  4. The Gionee X1s Recovery you downloaded unzip it on your desktop
  5. Launch your Sp Flash Tools
  6. Click load the scatter file from the Sp Flash Tools
  7. Navigate and select the MT6737M_Android_scatter file in the unzip TWRP folder
  8. Then tick just recovery in the Sp flash tools
  9. In the select option on Sp flash tools put Download  only
  10. Click Download or Firmware upgrade.
  11. After doing the above Connect your switched off device (with battery inside) to the PC via USB cord
  12. A progress bar should start running
  13. Wait till you get a Success message (green circle with OK), do not interrupt before then
Vola you have successfully flash the TWRP recovery on your device so next thing to do is to root Gionee X1s  if it is not rooted

How To Root Gionee X1s

Make sure that you have downloaded the Magisk/SuperSU file. Then, follow the steps below.
Step 1: Transfer the downloaded Magisk/SuperSU file to the internal storage or Mcard of your smartphone.
Step 2: Now, boot into Recovery Mode. From the TWRP recovery interface, you are recommended to backup your device Stock ROM if in case the process gets failed, you can restore your Stock ROM back via the TWRP Recovery Mode.
Step 3: Click on the Install‘, and navigate to the file ‘Magisk/SuperSU.zip file’ and swipe to confirm the flash (located at the bottom of your screen). The flashing process should start it will take some seconds to complete.

Congratulations, now you have rooted your Gionee X1s and also have TWRP Recovery installed. Now, you can now install the Xposed Framework, and customise your device as per your preference. If you wish to verify that your device is rooted, download Root Checker app to check your device Root Status.

I believe with this tutorial to Root Gionee X1s and install Twrp recovery will not be a problem for you at all.

Gionee User

Please do comment after flashing the recovery this motivates us to do more.

Recovery For Gionee X1s (password Androidvillaz)


  1. This twrp isn’t working I can’t flash with sp flash tool so I flashed with fast boot mode and when I go to recovery mode it’s doesn’t flash SuperSU instead it’s gives bootloop please help me I want to uninstall that freaking bloatware.

      • I haved flashed the twrp but when go the twrp recovery it says twrp is decrypt and ask for password when I flash SuperSU and reboot it’s gives me a bootloop and I have to again recovery my stock room through SP flash tools.

      • I haved flashed the twrp but when go the twrp recovery it says twrp is decrypt and ask for password when I flash SuperSU and reboot it’s gives me a bootloop and I have to again recover my stock rom through SP flash tools.


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