Install CWM Recovery on Micromax Canvas A1 (Android One)

by Maitreya PatniSeptember 30, 2014

How to install CWM Recovery in Micromax Canvas A1 (Android One Devices)

Note :- This tutorial for installing CWM Recovery Works for Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V and Spice Dream Uno.

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How to Install CWM Recovery?

Unlocking Bootloader :-

Step 1 :- Firstly Reboot Your Device into the Fastboot Mode.

Step 2 :- Now use below commands in adb to unlock bootloader.

fastboot oem unlock
fastboot format userdata

Installing Recovery through Fastboot :-

Step 3 :- Now download CWM Recovery.img from the below link.

Download Recovery.img from Android File Host

Step 4 :- Next Reboot your phone into Fastboot/Bootloader Mode by using the below code.

adb reboot bootloader

Step 5 :- Now use the below code to flash recovery.img file.

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

Step 6 :- Now use the below code to reboot your device.

fastboot reboot

That’s it, Now start Flashing Custom Roms with CWM Recovery and if you face any problem then please comment below.

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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+.
  • MerXcoolZ
    October 1, 2014 at 11:07 pm

    Can you post a screenshot or video of working OTG of the canvas a1

    Which is better for custom rom and develoment and features
    redmi 1s vs canvas a1

  • Vs Destro
    June 5, 2015 at 7:11 pm

    Hey I did whatever was mentioned, when I tried booting to cwm, android stock recovery shows up, can u help on this?
    Thanks 🙂

  • Vinay
    November 30, 2015 at 5:17 pm

    Hi i am using Micromax Canvas a1 my phones is rooted while updating installing android marshmallow got this error E: Signature Verification Failed Pls can just help me how to fix this issue pls..

  • Mayank Jain
    September 12, 2016 at 11:11 am

    adb reboot bootloader

    when I tried the above command, it displayed an error msg “device not found” whereas the other commands seems towork fine !!! Why so??? Plz help me out!

  • Bhimu Harsha Vardhan Reddy
    February 18, 2017 at 9:48 am

    sir,my phone is not recovered

  • Bhimu Harsha Vardhan Reddy
    February 18, 2017 at 9:50 am

    sir, i have rooted my phone but it did not happened and showing only start screen(i.e; android color dots screen) and it is not switching on sir, plz help me i am using micromax canvas a1 android one phone

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