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CWM Recovery for Micromax Canvas HD 2 A116

Installing CWM Recovery on Micromax Canvas HD 2 A116  |   Print

  1. sgopala
    Please read the instructions very carefully and strictly follow the instructions as is or you would end up bricking your phone.

    Disclaimer: Installing CWM & Rooting is risky and you would be doing it at your own risk. Noone, including me would or can be held responsible for any screw-up that you end up with.

    Thanks to the XDA Developers for the attachments and all the knowledge.

    Download the attachment and extract all the contents in a separate folder on your PC.

    Instructions [Please follow them as is other you would brick your phone]:

    • Power-off your device
    • Remove Battery, SIMs and External SD Card
    • Install Drivers for your device on your PC
    • Open Flash_tool [Inside the folder SP_Flash_Tool_v3.1304.0]
    • Click on Scatter-loading and select the file "MT6589_Android_scatter_emmc" in the extracted folder
    • pre_flash_1.jpg
    • Uncheck all option except "RECOVERY"
    • Click "RECOVERY" and select "CWM_IMAGE.IMG" in the extracted folder
    • pre_flash_2.jpg
    • Goto "Options" and check if "USB Mode" is enabled, if not, enable it
    • Goto "Options" again, goto "DA Download All" >> "Speed" and check if "High Speed" is enabled, if not, enable it
    • pre_flash_4.jpg
    • Click the "Download Option"
    • pre_flash_3.jpg
    • Connect your device now [without the battery]. The Flash Tool will start the flashing process, a yellow progress bar at the bottom of the flash tool will show the status [Don't interrupt this process as it can potentially brick your device. Make sure no power interruption takes place.]
    • After the process completes, a green ring will appear on your device signalling that the process was successful
    • successful_flash.jpg
    • Unplug the device, put the battery, SIMs and External SD card
    • Power-on the device
    To enter the recovery mode:
    • Switch off the device
    • Press the Volume Up + Volume Down + Power key simultaneously
    • Once you can see the options, press the Volume Up key, you must enter the CWM Recovery Mode
    Enjoy :)