After the success of Micromax Canvas A110, the company launched another Android Smartphone in Canvas Series – Micromax A116 Canvas HD. It’s an awesome phone with great features like it supports modern gaming, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1 GB RAM, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 and running on Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2 (Jelly Bean).
In order to upgrade your device, first you have install CWM Recovery on Micromax A116 Canvas HD and then you have to root your device. So today, in this article we will guide you on How to install CWM Recovery on Micromax A116 Canvas HD and in the next post will be guide you on how to root Micromax A116 Canvas HD. Before proceeding further, you have to read the disclaimer and prerequisite.
Disclaimer: Rooting will void your phone Warranty. This article is purely for Micromax A116 Canvas HD, applying these steps on another device may produce troubles. Don’t miss any of the steps, firstly read and understand the whole tutorial then go for the actual process.
1. Your mobile should have 70 – 80% battery
2. Make sure that you have enabled USB debugging (All apps > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box)
3. Ensure you have backed up your important data.
4. Install USB drivers on your PC from here.
Step by Step Guide on:
How to install CWM Recovery on Micromax A116 Canvas HD
Step 1: Download SP Flash Tool and extract it on desktop.
Step 3: Open “Flash_Tool.exe” from the extracted folder.
Step 4: Now, you have to select the file to install CWM Recovery on Micromax A116 Canvas HD as per below:
- Click on “Scatter-loading” button and choose “MT6589_Android_scatter_emmc.txt“
Step 5: As you will select the above file, many entries will be loaded. Make sure you untick all the entries except “recovery“.
Step 6: Now, click on “recovery” and choose “clockworkmod recovery.img”
Step 7: Click on “Download” button on SP tools, ignore warning(s) and hit “yes“.
Step 8: Immediately, Switch off your phone, take off the battery, insert it back and connect your phone to computer via USB while pressing “Volume UP” Key and it will start installing CWM Recovery on Micromax A116 Canvas HD. You can also check the progress in the progress bar.
Step 9: When you see the big green ring, it means you have successfully installed CWM Recovery on Micromax A116 Canvas HD and you can disconnect your device.
So, this is the easiest method to install CWM Recovery on Micromax A116 Canvas HD. if you face any problem while installing CWM Recovery then put your query or problem via comments below and we will solve it ASAP!