Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Upgrading Gionee Elife E3 to Android 4.4 KitKat

Here are the changes and features that come along with the KitKat update:
  • Android upgrade to KitKat
  • Added 9 Local Indian Languages:Hindi,Gujarati,Punjabi,Kannada,Malayalam,Marathi,Bengali,Tamil and Telugu.
  • Added one game: Hitout Heroes
  • Updated one game: TexasPoker
  • Added CamCard, users can conveniently save the contents on business cards into the phone by scanning the card.
  • Added TouchPal input method for faster and more efficient typing experience.
  • Updated WeChat with a new interactive interface and smoother communication experience.
  • Updated UC Browser with optimized UI  and page loading effects.
  • Updated Saavn for a more enjoyable musical experience.
  • Updated NQ Mobile Security for better protection of your phone.
  • Updated Kingsoft office for more efficient work and study related operations.
  • Updated GioneeXender for optimized performance and further improved the linking success rate.
  • Updated Amigo Paper with a brand new UI interface design.

[GUIDE] Upgrading Gionee Elife E3 to Android 4.4 KitKat

 edited November 2014 in Android Development
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Good news! Official Android 4.4 KitKat update is now available for Gionee Elife E3. Here's how you can upgrade your Gionee Elife E3 to KitKat.

Downloads:

Note: Your data will not be lost however, we would advise you to take a backup before proceeding to the following steps.

Steps:

  1. Make sure you have downloaded the Android Driver and SP Flash Tool.
  2. Download the Firmware for your Gionee Elife E3.
  3. Unzip the downloaded files. You can use softwares like WinRAR or 7Zip to do that, if required.
  4. Open “Android Driver Install” and double click on “AutoRun_Install
  5. If your phone is connected to the PC via USB, remove it before proceeding to the next step
  6. Open folder named “Flash Tool” and double click on “Flash_tool” application file.
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7. Select “Scatter-loading” option on the tool.
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8. Select file named “
MT6589_Android_scatter 
” from the firmware folder named 
E3_KK_0102_T8072 as shown below.
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9. Click on “Firmware-Upgrade” option on the top as shown below.
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10. 
Connect your Elife E3 with the USB cable provided by “Gionee”, make sure your device is switched off before establishing connection with more 50% battery backup.
11. The upgrade process will be triggered and you would be able to see the following screen.
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12. The following screen will appear, on completion of the upgrade.
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CAUTION: DO NOT disconnect/ try to switch
the device on while the upgrade is in progress.





13. Disconnect device and switch on your device again.
Congratulations! You are now using KitKat on E3!
Feel free to call us on our toll free number 1800 208 1166 for any queries.



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