Root and Install CWM Recovery in Micromax A120 Canvas 2 Colours

by Maitreya PatniMay 24, 2014

Before we begin lets have a quick eye on the specs of this Smartphone.

Micromax Canvas 2 Colours A120 Specifications :-

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
  • 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor
  • Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Dual SIM
  • 8MP rear camera with LED Flash
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 1GB RAM, 4GB internal memory (1.61GB user memory), 32GB expandable memory with MicroSD
  • 3G (HSDPA: 21Mbps, HSUPA: 5.76Mbps), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 2000 mAh battery

Rooting Guide (Without PC) :-



Before going further please make sure that you have at least 80% battery and take a backup of your phone.

Step 1 :- Firstly Download Framaroot.apk from the below link.

Download Framaroot V1.9 apk from Dev Host

Step 2 :- Now install framaroot in your device.

Step 3 :- Next Open Framaroot app from your app drawer.

Step 4 :- Now Select “Install SU” from the drop down list.

Step 5 :- After that you will see three options “Boromir/Faramir/Barahir“, click on all of them one by one until you get a message of successful root.

Rooting Micromax A120 Canvas 2 Colours with framaroot

Rooting Micromax A120 Canvas 2 Colours with framaroot

Step 6 :- After successful root you will see “SuperSU” app in you app drawer, that’s the app for managing root permissions on your phone.

That’s it you will now have a rooted phone, you can now proceed further for installing Custom Recovery.

Installing CWM Recovery :-

Before proceeding further please make sure that you have a rooted device.

Step 1 :- Firstly download CWM Recovery Img from the below link.

Download Recovery.img from Mediafire

Step 2 :- Now play that downloaded recovery image in root of your SD Card.



Step 3 :- Now download and install MobileUncle MTK  Tools from Google Play Store.

Step 4 :- Next, run MobileUncle MTK Tools from your app drawer and grant root permissions to it.

Step 5 :- On MobileUncle MTK Tools click on Recovery Update Option.

Step 6 :- Now Click on recovery.img and click OK on the prompt dialogue box.

Step 7 :- Wait Few Seconds, after that it will ask for Reboot, Reboot Your Device and Check your Installed CWM Recovery.

That’s it, You have Installed CWM Recovery in your Phone, now you can install Custom Roms.

If you face any problem then comment below.

 




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About The Author
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+.
  • Warlock

    Cannot root micromax canvas 2 a120 using framaroot..exploit failed!! Need ur help.

    • do a complete data and cache clean and the install framaroot and try, it will work.

      • pawan kushwah

        ya same cant root my mmax a120… which i have updated once to 4.4 from 4.2

  • Pramod Kumar

    How can i backup my stock rom 4.4.2 ?

  • tirath solanki

    i install DarkL ROM in my A120 . but it stuck on screen written as DarkL. nothing happens forward. wht to do man. for god plss help

  • Sushil Chourasia

    hey guys don’t worry about rooting your mmx a120
    :- just find KINGROOT.APK from google and install it to on your phone and just click on root button
    after few seconds you got (true mark) on your screen.
    that’s it.
    if you have doubts just install root checker on your phone and enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!

  • srikanth

    can i update canvas doodle 3 with lollipop coustome rom

  • kaustubh parale

    i have installed DarkL in my micromax a120..but it has stuck on screen DarkL..nothing is happening forward what to do…please do reply