How to Root Micromax Canvas HD A116

In this article we will tell you How to Root Micromax Canvas HD A116. Here’s the complete procedure.

Micromax Canvas HD A116 is one of the best phones launched by Sony. It Contains 1.2 GHz Cortex A7 Quad-Core processor with 1 GB RAM, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, 8 MP Rear and 2 MP Front camera, and many more exciting features.

Rooting is a procedure to get the privileged control in Android subsystem. It is performed in order to overcome the limitations that are being implemented by the hardware manufacturers and carriers, so that they can access all of the settings that a normal user can’t, can run the apps that asks for admin permissions, or to alter some system applications.

So, here we will tell you how to root Micromax Canvas HD A116.


Before starting with the procedure, please read the disclaimer, pre-requisite & other important notes.


By rooting and installing a 3rd party custom ROM the warranty of your Micromax Canvas HD A116 will be voided. We are not responsible if anything wrong happens in between the process. And just to be sure we would like to tell you that this article is only for Micromax Canvas HD A116, so don’t try it on any other mobile or if you want to then try it on your own risk.

Micromax Canvas HD A116


  1. Your Micromax Canvas HD A116 must be at least 70-80% charged.

  2. Enable the USB debugging mode (“Settings” -> “Manage Applications” -> “Development” -> “USB Debugging”)

  3. Make sure that you’ve backed up all of the necessary data.

  4. And last but not the least install USB drivers that you got with your Micromax Canvas HD A116.

So, let’s begin with rooting your Micromax Canvas HD A116.

Steps to be followed to root Micromax Canvas HD A116 are:

First download Rooting Kit of Micromax Canvas HD A116, CWM recovery & extract it on your PC.

Step 2:

Now Switch Off your Micromax Canvas HD A116, remove battery & then plug it back. & boot your Micromax Canvas HD A116 in download mode (you can do this by pressing together Volume Down & Volume Up button), & after that press Power button of your Micromax Canvas HD A116 till you get the android logo. To confirm press the Power button again.

Step 3:

Now from the Extracted folder, open up Odin.exe & connect your Micromax Canvas HD A116 to computer using USB cable. If you are doing it correctly then an ID:COM box will become blue.

Step 4:

Now click on the PDA button & select “recovery.tar” from the folder you’ve extracted earlier.

Step 5:

Now ensure that Auto Reboot & F. Reset Time options are ticked on Odin.

Step 6:

Now click Start button to initiate installation process. It will take some time so wait for completion of installation.

Step 7:

Now if you can see the PASS message then your Micromax Canvas HD A116 will reboot itself & when the mobile Vibrates then remove battery immediately & start your Micromax Canvas HD A116 after 2 minutes.

Now your Micromax Canvas HD A116 is rooted & you can check Super app installed on your Micromax Canvas HD A116 & if you need to verify, download the Root checker application to verify it yourself.

That’s all. You’ve successfully rooted your Micromax Canvas HD A116.

Hope this article about How to Root Micromax Canvas HD A116 helped you.


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Prashant Sharma is a Delhi based Entrepreneur who spent most of his college days polishing his marketing skills and went for his first business venture at 19. Having tasted failure in his entrepreneurial debut, he turned a Tech-enthusiast, specializing in web technologies later. Join him on Google Plus

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