Root Micromax Canvas A1

Micromax Canvas A1 is really becoming awesome phone with Google Android One. We have already started development for this phone by guiding you all to Unlock Bootloader of Micromax Canvas A1 or Unlock bootloader of Canvas AQ4501 easily along with relocking Bootloader to gain warranty back. Today we are back with another interesting tutorial to Root Android One Micromax Canvas A1 or rooting Micromax canvas AQ4501 easily by simply updating zip using custom recovery.

Requirements to Root Micromax Canvas A1:

1.You must have Unlocked Bootloader. If you do not have unlocked Bootloader then first read our previous article to Unlock Bootloader of Micromax Canvas A1.
2. You must have custom recovery installed. We have earlier provided Philz touch Cwm recovery for Micromax Canvas A1 after which you can proceed further.
3. Download Update.zip from below and copy that to SD card of your Micromax Canvas A1. One needs to +1or tweet or Like in order to unlock the download link from below as token of thanks.

[sociallocker]Download Update Package.zip to Root Canvas A1[/sociallocker]

Tutorial to Root Micromax Canvas A1 :

1. Boot into Philz CWM recovery by first turning off the phone and then pressing power and volume up simultaneously until you get list of items.


bootloader canvasa1


2.Select Recovery Mode by moving pointer using volume up button and making a selection by Volume Down button.
3. Once you are booted to Philz touch Cwm recovery for Micromax canvas a1 then select Install or Update zip from external SD card and select the package named- UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.02.zip which you downloaded earlier. And flash that file .



philz recovery for micromax android one

philz recovery for Android One

4. You are done, simply restart the phone with rooting Micromax Canvas A1.

One can thereafter see Superuser app in the apps lists after following above procedure.

Supersu android One


And hence can check if you are rooted or not by installing Root Check app from playstore. And you will see success message in it. Henceforth install apps which require root access and enjoy. If you are struck anywhere then please feel free to comment. Do not forget to subscribe to the website for further development for Micromax Canvas A1.

Somesh Chaudhary

Tech Blogger and Android Expert who loves surfing Internet and finding new tech stuff and frame new articles over the same and help the world with the knowledge attained!

Click Here to Leave a Comment Below 7 comments
rathod kashyapsinh - September 23, 2015

i have a problem when i am start phone there is a message oem unlock and processing….. and there is no end of process.. help me quickly

    Somesh Chaudhary - September 24, 2015

    You have definitely gone wrong somewhere! Try flashing the stock firmware again!

      ishank - June 17, 2016

      My android one got hard bricked due to installing wrong ROM . now my phone is totally dead no recovery mode,no charging ,no boot loop .
      What I do.????

        Somesh Chaudhary - November 14, 2016

        Flash the Stock ROM using SPFlash tools and that will help you out of it!

Md Ikhtiaruddin - January 30, 2015

Thank you. I have done this

Ishaann Aditya - November 29, 2014

thanks Man 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

Pratik Ardeshan - November 10, 2014

thank you brother


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