Update Gionee M2 with Official Android 4.4 Kitkat Update

by Maitreya PatniSeptember 6, 2014

How to Upgrade Gionee M2 with Android 4.4 Kitkat Update (Official)

On September 4th 2014, Gionee announced about its Official Android 4.4 Kitkat update in its Marathon M2 Smartphone, this update can be installed only with PC by using SP Flash Tools, no OTA Update has been launched till now by Gionee, so today i am showing this handy tutorial about Installing Android 4.4 KK in Gionee M2 with PC in easiest way, so let’s begin.

 

Android 4.4.2 Kitkat Update for Gionee M2

Android 4.4.2 Kitkat Update for Gionee M2

Major Kitkat Features in Gionee M2 :-



  • Android version upgrade to KitKat (Android 4.4.2)
  • New Desktop layout, System UI, Settings and Status Bar
  • Added Touchpal input method for faster and more efficient
    typing experience
  • Updated all the applications to their latest KK version
  • Removed V9 search
  • Added 3 Local Indian Languages:Hindi, Gujarati
    and Punjabi

 

Upgrade Gionee M2 with Android 4.4 Kitkat :-

Before Proceeding further make sure to take a backup of your device.

Step 1 :- Download the Android Driver from the below link and install it by running AutoRun_Install from the Android Driver Install Folder.

Download Android Drivers for M2



Step 2 :- Next download Android 4.4 Kitkat Firmware for your M2 model (4GB or 8GB) from the below link and extract them.

Download KK Firmware for 4GB Model

Download KK Firmware for 8GB Model

Step  3 :- Now download SP Flash Tools from the below link, extract them and Flash_tool application file from it.

Download SP Flash Tools

Step 4 :- Now in SP Flash Tools select Scatter-loading option and select file name “MT6592_Android_scatter” from the firmware menu as shown below.

Scatter Loading in SP Flash Tools

Scatter Loading in SP Flash Tools

 

Step 5 :- Now click on Firmware Upgrade button.

Step 6 :- Connect your Gionee M2 handset with USB Cable in the power off state.

Step 7 :- The upgrade process will be triggered and you would be able to see the following screen.

 

Upgrading to Kitkat with SP Flash Tools

Upgrading to Kitkat with SP Flash Tools

 

After the process completes a pop up will appear with a big green circle in it, that’s it now disconnect your device and power on it and Enjoy Kitkat Experience.

 

Android 4.4.2 Kitkat Update in Gionee M2

Android 4.4.2 Kitkat Update in Gionee M2

 

 




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Maitreya Patni
Maitreya is the Founder and Chief Editor at Broodle. He loves helping people around him to get through the day to day trouble they face with technology. So that, they can love technology as much as he does! Follow Him on Google Plus : Google+.