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Posted June 1, 2012 by Sarabjeet Singh in Android Tips
 
 

Guide to Root Micromax A50 Superfone Ninja Phone

Micromax A50 Superfone Ninja, which was recently launched, can be rooted now. We’ve tested the root method and it went successful. After rooting your phone, you can replace stock ROM with some custom ROMs and also you can install any app which will require root access on Micromax A50 model.

Micromax A50 is a new Android based handset priced at sub-4K price, comes with Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread Operating System. It’s unique feature was ‘AISHA’ speech handset assistant, which is somewhat inspired from the goodness of Apple. It is leashed with 2MP camera, and strong contender to Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 phone, which comes at sub 7k price tag. So, if you have purchased this phone and looking for rooting guide, you can follow this tutorial to get your phone rooted successfully.

 Micromax A50 Superfone Ninja Rooting Guide to Root Micromax A50 Superfone Ninja Phone

In the due course of this article, we will be checking out on how you can root your Micromax A50 Ninja Superfone Ninja with damn easy steps. But, before going through the rooting steps, please read Disclaimer and Requirements mentioned, because it will make you aware about possible risks and requirements for the same.

Disclaimer: Please be aware that Rooting of your Micromax A50 Superfone Ninja would void it’s warranty, and you will no longer able to claim warranty from Micromax. There is possibilities of your device’s health risk is also involved in the process. You device can can get bricked, damaged, or even can stop working after applying this rooting method, which is general thing while rooting any phone. This tutorial article is meant for educational purpose more, and doesn’t offers any warranty or liability against each step. We at TechClap.com or developer should not be held responsible if anything happens wrong with your device, after following the steps, you should try the steps at your own responsibility. Though, we have tested this update personally on the live device, but should take care before rooting these phones.

Pre-Requisite

  • Your Micromax A50 should be charged minimum 80% before you continue flashing the rooting package on your device.
  • We recommend you to Disable Antivirus and Firewall program in your Computer, to eliminate the possibility of any conflict.
  • We suggest to make Backup of all data the Micromax Device:
  • You need to make sure that USB Debugging Mode is Turned On. Navigate to the path ‘Settings>Applications>Development>USB  debugging’.
  • Download and Install Latest Micromax Drivers from  official website. Make sure you have data Cable available and keep it near PC, which is essential to enable connectivity of PC and Phone.

In the due course of this article, we’ll guide you through the root process of Micromax A50 Superfone Ninja. Please follow every step carefully to achieve root access successfully, as rooting process is complicated.

Steps/ Tutorial to Root Micromax A50 Superfone Ninja on Android 2.3 Gingerbread Firmware with a Complicated Procedure

Step 1: First of all, turn off your A50 Device, becasue it is mandatory for this process.

Step 2: You need to download Rooting package for your A50 Superfone. Download Link (a50_Root.rar). Also download Android SDK (See Step 16).

Step 3: Extract the downloaded package in your computer, and then open the folder. Make sure you got files such as ‘original a50 boot.img, boot, mt65x3-usb-vcom-drivers.rar’, MT6573_Android_scatter, SP Flash Tool v2.1134.00, and unlockroot23‘.

Step 4: Now, simply extract the files from compressed package ‘mt65x3-usb-vcom-drivers.rar’, after extracting open the folder where extracted folder is located, and then open Install Driver.exe, this will install the drivers on your system, which are required for flashing procedure. If you’re running a 64-bit Operating System in your PC, then you need to open installdrv64.exe.

Step 5: After installing the drivers, now you need to extract the package ‘SP Flash Tool v2.1134.00.rar’ in a folder in your computer, and then extract the same. You will need this software to flash the rooting file.

Step 6: Now, After that in the same folder, also open and Install ‘unlockroot23.exe’ in your PC.

Step 7: Now, it’s turn to flash the rooting package (insecure boot.img) on your phone. Simply open ‘Flash_tool.exe’ which you got after extracting package in Step 4.

Step 8: After Flashing tool opens us, Navigate to Select File>Open Scatter-loading file.. and then browse and select MT6573_Android_scatter.txt which is located in path A50 Ninjaromdump. Uncheck everything on the interface.

Step 9: After loading the .txt file in Step 7, you may get a popup message stating error message, related to bootloader files and failure etc.

Step 10: Now, Simply click on the option BOOTIMG, then browse and select boot.img which is located in extracted Directory of a50_ROOT (Step 1 &2).

Step 11: Now, without turning on your phone, simply remove the battery from your phone, and then insert it back. Please do not turn on the phone, and then connect it to PC with the USB Cable.

Step 12: Windows will start finding and installing the drivers for your phone, after installation of drivers simply disconnect phone from computer. Once again remove the battery and then re-insert again, please do no turn on the phone.

Step 13: Now on the Flashing Tool interface in PC, simply click ‘Download’ Button, and then before 15 seconds connect your phone again to PC. You should see a Yellow progress bar in the PC, which should reach 100% and then a pop up window would appear, which should display ‘BOOTIMG downloaded.

Step 14: Process of Step 13 has flashed the boot.img to your phone. Now you must disconnect your Micromax A50, disconnect and then re-insert it, then simply switch on the phone and let boot properly.

Step 15: Now, this is turn to Final Rooting process of your device. Firstly Navigate to settings>Applications>Check the option unknown sources. Then navigate to settings>Applications>Development>Check USB Debugging.

Step 16: Now, Install ADB Drivers without turning off phone. ADB would probably failed to find drivers for A50. Navigate to the Device manager>Right Click Micromax A50>Update Drivers>Browse my Computer for Drivers>Click on the option Let me pick from a alist of drivers> On the popup click Google Inc.>ADB Interface>Next> Click Yes which will start installing the drivers.

Step 17:  Now open ‘Unlock Tool’, which you’ve installed in Step 6:

Step 18: The Unlock Tool will start rooting your device, after finishing it will remind you reboot your phone. So, simply turn off your device and then turn it back. Now after rebooting, which can take some minutes to boot for first time, after phone gets turned on find the ‘Superuser’ application in your phone. This will indicate that you’ve successfully rooted your device. If any problem happens, do contact the developer.

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Sarabjeet Singh

 
Real Android Freak and Gadget Lover, loves to try new ROMs on his own and his friend's phones. He is Assistant Editor of TechClap.com, and writes mostly about Android.