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Root GM 5 Plus and install TWRP Recovery [Guide]

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Root GM 5 Plus Android One device easily code name [shamrock].General Mobile 5 plus are the Android one 3rd generation mobiles running on Android marshmallow.GM 5 plus just got unofficial TWRP recovery for it means all the doors of development for custom rom and of course rooting GM 5 become easy.This is the complete guide for rooting guide of GM 5 plus (TWRP recovery, Unlocking bootloader and rooting)

Root GM 5 Plus and install TWRP Recovery [Guide]

Warning to the users how is going to root GM 5 plus rooting will void the warranty, and unlocking bootloader will reset your device, so I recommend you to backup your device data before unlocking GM 5 plus bootloader for rooting it.You can visit XDA thread for updated download link.


  1. Download Minimal fast boot driver and extract on your desktop.
  2. Download TWRP recovery for  GM5 Plus
  3. Download SuperSu.zip for this link for rooting GM 5 Plus.
  4. Backup your data and as usual charge your device up to 50%.

see also:Download Xposed Framework for Marshmallow 6.0

#How to unlock Bootloader of GM 5 Plus

1.Enable USB Debugging and OEM unlock option: To do so, go to Settings -> About Phone -> tap Build Number 7 times to enable Developer options. From Developer options, enable USB Debugging and OEM unlock.
2.Now reboot your device into bootloader.And connect your device with PC or Computer.
3.Now open Mfastboot folder where you extracted it earlier and press “Shift + Right click” on any empty white space inside the folder and then select “Open command window
here” from the context menu.



4.Now type the following two commands one by one in Command prompt.

                                          adb reboot bootloader

fastboot oem unlock 
5.One above command executed enter below command to reboot your device.

 fastboot reboot  

6.Done! you have successfully unlocked bootloader of GM 5 Plus .
Now your can flash TWRP recovery on General Mobiles GM 3 Plus from below guide.

#How to Install Custom Recovery on GM 5 Plus.

1.Firstly download TWRP recovery  for Gm 5 plus from above link.

2.Now copy the recovery .img  file in your mfastboot folder.

3.Now Put the phone in fastboot mode and connect it to your PC via usb cable.

4.Open a command prompt from within your fastboot folder (shift + right
click, select open command prompt here)

fastboot flash recovery <filename>.img

(Replace <filename> with the actual filename of the  recovery, the recovery filename in the command will change depending on which recovery you’re flashing)

Now enter the below command 

fastboot reboot

5.Let the device reboot, it’s now safe to disconnect your usb cable.

6.Now you can reboot into recovery mode in GM 5 Plus  by pressing ( the power + volume down button ).

After flashing TWRPrecovery in Gm 5 Plus now it time to root it follow below guide to root Gm 5 plus.

#How to Root GM 5 Plus by SuperSu

1.Download  Super su v2.68.zip and place it in your device memory (internal).

2.Then reboot your device into twrp recovery mode by pressing volume download + power key simultaneously for 3-4 sec when your device us switched off.

3.Tap on “Install” in recovery mode and the select Super su v2.68.zip from your memory where you pasted it in 1st step.

4.Now After selecting the .zip file do “Swipe to confirm flash” at the bottom of the screen.

5.Once Flashed the Super su v2.68.zip files reboot your device.

6.Now reboot your device.(If TWRP Asks for Flash SuperSU Select No).Done!

you have successfully rooted your Gm 5 Plus if you face any problem you can comment below.


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Himalaya Saxena

A web developer, Tech Enthusiast, debugger, blogger, and programmer.
I have the thirst to learn and create :)

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