TWRP and CWM Recovery for Micromax A116 Canvas HD

Here is a guide to instal TWRP and CWM recovery on Micromax A116 Canvas HD with image.

Hi, Here is TWRP and CWM recovery for Micromax A116 Canvas HD and esiest step by step guide with image. Both custom recoveries are working nice. I like TWRP because it is full touch recovery and more user friendly as compared CWM recovery. After install these recovery you have lots of option for your phone like root, full backup & restore, clear cache, install custom Rom and app etc. so download and install it. Here is a simple, safe and easy method from which you can easily install this recovery on your Micromax A116 Canvas HD.

Download Micormax A116 Canvas HD custom recoveries

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

Step 1: For custom recovery installation on your phone you must root your phone, here is root guide for Micromax A116 Click here then follow this given procedure to easily install custom recovery on your phone.

Step 2: Download custom recovery as you like either TWRP and CWM Recovery >>> Now, Copy custom recovery file in your SD Card and rename it “recovery.img” >>> Download and install MobileUncle Tools app on your Phone.

Step 3: Launch Mobile Uncle Tools >>> You will get a popup tab from SU app for root access permission >>> Now, tap on Grant for SU permission >>> Tap on Recovery Update. You will get lots of options on Mobile Uncle tools app >>> Tap on recovery update option.


Step 4: You will see your recovery.img file with the location information of storage on your SD Card >>> Tap on the recovery.img file that it shown >>> Now, apply it. It will ask to you for reboot or go to recovery mode. Thats all.

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


  1. Hi there,

    My canvas Hd a116 when switched on shows “Canvas HD” and stays just there. I have photos which I have not backed up and some SMS which I need. Appreciate if you can help.

    I read the forums and tried to back using vol up, down power and select backup but get the erroe “can’t mount ‘/data’ “. Is there a way i can get the photos and SMS. I think it happened after installing ola app. Have not upgraded android it is the one came with the device.

    Appreciate all you help please..


      1. Thanks for you guidance by I am not able to backup, not able complete step #1. Backup my photos is what I need to do first. Pls help.


    1. reset your phone, but ti is not possible by recovery. because SIM manager not linked to recovery.

  2. when i reboot my device, it shows lot of options under heading "flash stock recovery may occur" etc, what shud i select, the options include lots of NO and one is different one.
    Please Help

  3. after flashing cwm, can i install any custom rom thru cmw, or do i need to go the flash tool way?

  4. i flashed cwm on my canvas hd and now i cant enter my recovery mode. whenever i press the volume up button it reboots. plz help

  5. HI,

    Can we use steps mentioned for Mobile Uncle Tools on CANVAS 4 A210 as well for flashing TWRP recovery?

  6. I have a Carlisle version custom mod of CWM on my Micromax A116i.
    I wanted to install twrp as the former doesn't detect my external SD card. I tried flashing the stock recovery by sp tools, but it doesn't detect my phone! Same with the twrp recovery img

  7. How can i get back my stock cwm on canvas hd ?
    Plzzz tell me i want to restore my old backup to my device bcoz i m nt able to restore the old backup with the new cwm recovery!!

    1. Hi umesh

      First flash old recovery then get your backup
      now install new CWM recovery then make new backup

  8. thank you…..your info is the most clear info i could find…..i had problem understanding as to which options to check ……

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