How to root Micromax Canvas HD A116 in easy steps

It is root Micromax Canvas HD A116 and install CWM recovery. you can install custom Rom, App and Setting.

Hi, this is a simple, safe and easy step by step video tutorial to root Micromax Canvas HD A116 and install CWM recovery . Micromax A116 is outstanding phone with superb performance. You must root Micromax Canvas HD A116, because root allows for you to use a maximum of your phone without any restrictions. After root you will install custom apps, custom Rom and custom setting in your phone. We already discuss on Root Advantage and Disadvantage by earlier post. So here we go to “Root Micromax A116 Canvas HD”.

Preparations of Root: –

1. Take a backup of your phone click here.
2. Your phone battery should charge 80% minimum.
3. Make sure proper power backup of your PC.
4. Read all steps then do it careful.

Must read: TWRP and CWM Recovery for Micromax Canvas HD A116

Download Micromax Canvas HD A116 Root Tool:

1. Micromax Canvas HD A116 MT6589 scatter file Download
2. Micromax Canvas HD A116 SP Tool v3.1248 Download
3. Micromax Canvas HD A116 USB Driver Download.
4. Micromax Canvas HD A116 CWM recovery Download.
5. Micromax Canvas HD A116 file Download
6. Micromax Canvas HD A116 file Download

How to root Micromax Canvas HD A116 and install CWM recovery:

Step 1: Install drivers in your PC  and Enable USB Debugging on your Phone. Go to Settings >>> Developer options >>> USB debugging check it ( If your phone have Android 4.2 or upper version then see how to enable Developer options here is guide of this Click here). After then switch off your phone.


Step 2: Download SuperSU file and copy in your phone memory card. Now Download CWM recovery and scatter file of Micromax A88 and extract these file in a folder where you want.


Step 3: Extract and open the SP Tool. Sptool.exe Run as Administrator.


Step 4: Click on Scatter-Loading option.


Step 5: SpTool ask you the location of the scatter file in your PC. You will find it in the extracted Stock ROM folder. Now go to the Rom folder and select the file “Android_scatter_emmc.txt” which is our scatter file.


Step 6: Make sure only recovery selected. Now click on Download.


Step 7: Connect your switch off phone with PC via USB cable  (Make sure your phone is switched off).


Step 8: SP Tool detect your phone and process will start. If Sptool is not recognize/detect your phone then install vcom driver read this post it will help you click here  (Driver already in phone flash drive if you don’t have these drivers then install it)


Step 9: Now start downloading custom recovery in your phone by flashing


Note: Don’t interrupt this process as it can potentially brick your device. Make sure no power interruption takes place.

Step 10:  After the process complete, a green ring will appear.

Step 11: Disconnect your phone. Now your phone is updated.

Step 12: Now disconnect your phone.

Step 13: Do not start your phone. Press and hold vol. up and down + power button then select “recovery mode” (If your touch not work then use volume up and down key for menu up and down and Power button as a enter button)


Step 14. Click on install button and choose install and select one bye one and files from your save location on your SD card and install these files. Now  reboot your phone. Enjoy Rooted phone.

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Most Recent update of Micromax Canvas HD A116:
New update Stock Rom V5 of Micromax A116 HD
New update Stock Rom V4 of Micromax A116 HD
New update Stock Rom V3 of Micromax A116 HD

I hope you like this root Micromax Canvas HD A116 guide from which you will be able to easily root Micromax Canvas HD A116 without any extra efforts. If you feel any problem in this guide then please use comment box.

Note: I am not responsible if you make Mistakes and Bricked Devices.


  1. Hi abhishek currently i am using micromax hd a116i i want to update kitkat version in my phone is this possible to download drivers in my phone and update it bcoz i havent pc.

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