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How to Root Gretel GT6000 and Install TWRP Recovery

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If you have a Gretel GT6000 smartphone, and you are an Android Enthusiast, and want to Root and Install TWRP recovery on your beloved, then you have landed on the right page.

In the due course of the article, we will guiding you through the process to install TWRP and root Gretel GT6000.

Gretel GT6000 is equipped with a 6000mAh battery, and features dual-rear cameras of 13MP and 1.3MP.  THe phone is powered by a MTK6737 1.3GHz  Quad Core processor, along with a 2GB RAM and 16 GB of ROM. The phone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and supports 4GLTE. It supports fast charging of 9V/2A, which is rated to run for few hours in merely a 5-minutes of charging. The Panasonic 13.0MP MN34172 Sensor is used for cameras, which offers 4X Zoom, F2.2 aperture. The phone is packed in metal body and supports 2 nano sim-Card with dual-standby feature. In the due course of the article, we will guiding you through the process to root and install TWRP recovery on Gretel GT6000.

The TWRP features the material design, and attractive user interface (UI), and by following this guide you can install latest TWRP for Gretel GT6000. You can download TWRP Recovery for Gretel GT6000 by MDSdev from the links provided in the pre-requisite section of this article. Kindly note that this is a unofficial TWRP recovery and is only for Gretel GT6000 (Kindly confirm the model by going to Settings>About). The process given below is merely for rooting and installing TWRP on Gretel GT6000, do not try out this method on any other device.

If you want to unleash the full potential of the hardware of your Gretel GT6000, then rooting and flashing the TWRP is the main concern. The Stock ROMs have often limited and unsupported features in the sense of Customization. When you have a rooted device and also flashed TWRP recovery, then you are free to install any Custom ROMs, Mods, Kernel, and Xposed etc., as well as many apps which requires root access to work properly.

Brief Details and Advantage of TWRP Recovery

TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) is an open source, community development project. By flashing the TWRP, your device will be enabled to install any custom firmware, rooting your smartphone, mod zip files for customizations, Xposed Modules for customized features, one click root and unroot processes. Apart from that, it allows you to take Full Nandroid Backup and restore it later, one click image file flashing, remove bloatware, overclock and underclock. Using TWRP, one can easily clean Wipe, Cache and Data after flashing any image file to reflect the changes and rectify minor errors due to cache.

For installing the TWRP, your Gretel GT6000 phone must have the Unlocked bootloader. That means you have to firstly unlock the bootloader to root your device as well doing any customization.

Prerequiste

Relevant

Ensure to check your model number, which must be:

  • Gretel GT6000

You must have to ensure that prior to rooting your phone , you have read thoroughly the disclaimer and you agree to proceed further on your risk.

  • Phone Should be Charged

Your phone must be 70% charged atleast else, it may lead to complications sometimes while experimenting. Why to take risk, try to charge it fully.

  • Back Up

If you are either going to root your phone or install a Custom ROM, it is a good habit to make a back up of your phone. Make a back up of all your media like images, videos and all on your PC and your contacts on Cloud.

  • Enable USB Debugging

You must enable USB debugging option by going in to Settings, Applications and Developer options.

Downloads For Rooting Gretel GT6000

Download MediaTek USB VCOM Drivers here (MT6xxx_USB_VCOM_drivers. zip)

Download TWRP Recovery for Gretel GT6000 from here. (Login Required)


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Download SuperSU by Chainfire from here.

Download Latest version of SPFlash Tool for Windows here.

Steps to Flash/ Install TWRP on Gretel GT6000

Step 1: Begin with downloading all the files mentioned above in the prerequisite section.

Step 2: Browse through the files downloaded, and then Right click on the zipped file MT6xxx_USB_VCOM_drivers. zip and extract the same. Then navigate to the extracted folder and then click on the file InstallDriver. exe. This will install the Preloader VCOM in your system.

Step 3: Assuming that you have downloaded SP FlashTool (Win) from the provided link above, Then simply click and extract the archive. Then, browse and run the file flash_tool. exe

Step 4: Find the Scatter File from the downloaded TWRP zip file, which you have downloaded. Rename the TWRP (.img) file to recovery.img. Now, on the flash tool interface, navigate and select the scatter file in the extracted folder of the Stock ROM (Download Stock ROM for your  Gretel GT6000 smartphone).

Step 5: At this stage, just leave the recovery as ticket/ checked. Now, at the location tab, click on the storage location field of the recovery and search and browse for the custom recovery image file which is device-specific (As shown in the picture above). Then click the Download button.

Step 6: Now, hook up/ connect your Gretel GT6000 to the computer via USB slot. Connecting your smartphone will begin the flashing process automatically, and it requires simply a few seconds to complete.

Step 7: At this point of the custom recovery on your device has been flashed. Now, you may disconnect the device from computer. Now, you need to turn on/ boot your device into TWRP recovery. For doing the same, boot the device while pressing and holding the volume up button. Kindly note that key combinations may vary on your device model, and you can confirm the right key combination for your Gretel GT6000. The Volume Up button also starts the bootloader mode on specific devices, which is equipped with menu to browse to the recovery mode. You may try the Volume Up and Volume Down buttons as key combinations. That’s all, you have successfully flashed the TWRP on your Gretel GT6000

Procedure to Root Gretel GT6000/ Install SuperSU

Make sure that you have downloaded SuperSU (link in pre-requisite section of this article). Then, proceed to the steps.

Step 1: Transfer the downloaded SuperSU.zip file to the internal storage / SD card of your Gretel GT6000 smartphone.

Step 2: Now, just boot into the recovery. From the TWRP interface, you can optionally backup the Stock ROM. Though, I would recommend to backup the Stock ROM. Because if in case process gets failed, you can flash the Stock ROM.

Step 3: Tap on Install ‘, and then navigate to the file ‘SuperSU.zip’ and swipe to confirm flash (located at the bottom of the screen). The flashing process of SuperSU has been started and will take few seconds to complete.

Congratulations, now you have rooted Gretel GT6000 and also flashed the TWRP. Now, you can install Xposed Framework, and customize your smartphone as per your preference. If you wish to verify, you may download and check the Root Status through Root Checker app.