08/11/2012

ClockworkMod Recovery ported to Micromax A110: [How to]

The one on the left is CWM Recovery on MMX A110 while the left one is,as the pic
says, the stock recovery that comes pre-installed on every device.
Micromax A110, the successor to the original Micromax Canvas A100, which has been garnering rave reviews from tech experts has set a foot ahead in development. It was rooted almost within a week of its launch and now it has received a port of the famous custom recovery ClockworkMod. Even the port of CWM for the Android device Spice Mi 500 took a longer time.I had promised you guys that I shall post the port as soon as it comes, and here I am. XDA member Subtrix has ported the recovery, I (and you should too) really thank him for that. I too would have tried porting the CWM recovery myself, but I couldn't get the stock recovery.img file from anyone. Subtrix extracted the stock recovery and ported it himself! (Though the compilation was done by Bruno Martins.)

The clockworkmod recovery, which happens to be the most popular custom recovery out there, will surely enable people to feel more secured because of the ability to take backups and do restores, along with easy installation of zip files. The custom recovery also allows flashing zip files not having signatures.

Rather than talking about the benfits of clockworkmod recovery (as I am going to post an article about that soon), I will hop onto the steps you need to follow in order to get a hold of the CWM recovery on your Micromax A110.


How to Install CWM on Micromax A110:

  1. Download the CWM Recovery. 
  2. Rename it to recovery.img and transfer it to your sdcard.
  3. Download MobileUncle MTK Tools from play store.
  4. Select the option "Recovery Update" from the app, and then when it ask for path, guide it to where you transferred the file to your sdcard.
  5. Your phone will reboot into the cwm recovery. Congrats for getting so far! Take a backup and reboot your device. (This one is optional, but should be obvious.)
  6. You can boot into the clockworkmod recovery (or the stock recovery, if you haven't flashed cwm till now) at any time by switching off your mobile, and then pressing and holding volume down, volume up and power button till the screen lights up. From there you will have the option to go the the recovery mode.

If anything goes wrong with your partition, or you don't feel like in love with Koushik Dutta for developing the ClockworkMod recovery, then you can use this stock recovery.img file to go back to stock again.
Don't get mislead (like our reader hellfrost) by the mobileuncle app snapshots I've attached above, these snapshots are from a different mobile and are attached because the app works the same way on every phone, and I hadn't had access to MMX A110, so installed the app on my phone and took the snapshots.
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