How to Root Android and install recovery on any Mediatek device

How to Root Android and install recovery on any Mediatek device

rooting guide for mediatek chipset

Mediatek chipset rooting guide

Before proceeding for the root process do some research on your own about the risks involved in Rooting a device if you are doing it for the first time.
Don’t do this in hurry and make sure that you have at least 1 hour of time to spend with this rooting process.

Have a full backup of your current data of your phone.
Follow the link for how to backup all the data on your android device:
Step by step guide to take full backup of your phone data




After taking backup of your phone please make sure that you have the following things in hand to start the rooting method.
Required things:
USB drivers for all MTK devices
Fastboot and adb binaries
Latest MTK Droid Root and tools
Latest MTK smartphone Flash Tool for Windows
Latest MTK smartphone Flash Tool for Linux
SuperSu su binaries developed by Chainfire
– A PC and a USB cable
– A smart brain
– Patience

NOTE:
Make sure you have installed your phone driver and downloaded all the necessary software that are needed in the next step.
Make sure that USB debugging is enabled on your phone under developer options.

Supported devices for this How to ROOT Android guide:

HTC Desire 616 rooting and Installing CWM based custom recovery
Micromax Canvas A1 Android One rooting and Installing CWM based custom recovery
– Spice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498 rooting and Installing CWM based custom recovery
– Karbonn Android One Sparkle V Blue rooting and Installing CWM based custom recovery
Xolo play 6x 1000 rooting and Installing CWM based custom recovery
Xolo play 8x 1100 rooting and Installing CWM based custom recovery
Xolo play 8x 1200 rooting and Installing CWM based custom recovery
Micromax Canvas Nitro A310 rooting and Installing CWM based custom recovery
Micromax Canvas cameo A290 rooting and Installing CWM based custom recovery
Micromax Canvas Fire 2 A104 rooting and Installing CWM based custom recovery
– All old MTK chipset based older and newer devices support Rooting and Installing CWM based custom recovery




Basic process of Rooting and installing CWM custom recovery:

– Scatter creation [using Droid Root & tools]
– In SP FlashTool choose this scatter and go on the Read Back tab. [using SP flash tool]
– Choose path and a ROM file name [using SP flash tool]
– Determine the ROMsize [using SP flash tool]
– Choose Read Page Only on yaffs2 type blocks phones [using SP flash tool]
– Read Back ROM_ [SP flash tool]
– Prepare files for FlashTool and make CWM [using Droid Root & tools]
– Download new CWM to the phone [using SP flash tool]
– Make backup, install SuperUser etc [using Droid Root & tools]

Here is the complete detailed guide with pictures.
Below is the link for the 100% working rooting guide:
100% Working ROOT + CWM – Readback your ROM with SP-Flash Tools

I will suggest you to watch the video first before starting the root process.
If you have any concerns or questions you can ask over there or here in this post’s comment section also.


[100% Working ROOT + CWM + ROM backup with SP-Flash Tools]

Have fun and stay tuned to get more updates.




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    • Infysim .org
      February 10, 18:17

      Yes you can use this method for Xolo Play 6x-1000.
      This rooting method is bit complex one than other methods. So I strongly recommend you to go for a backup before starting anything.

  1. The Device which is shown in video inew V8 so i can download ROM of that phone and Flash it and my probolem is fixed and its working nice so plz Reply Me if i can flash that ROM

  2. Harish R
    June 16, 07:23

    Hi , i am looking for lollipop custom ROM for HTC 816G dual mediatek Variant (1.3 quadcore processor ) , Please share the flashing step by step.

    I am very new to rooting process, if possible Please upload a full video of flashing process with required software links.

    htc_a5dug – What is version supported for my device. Please let me know

    Thank you ,

    Harish R

  3. Zoßß
    July 15, 11:10

    I’ve micromax canvas fire a093. So will it work for me ? Because i’m not sure whether the micromax will update it or not.

  4. sumandas
    October 27, 09:27

    Sir the link to
    Latest MTK droid root and tools
    Is not working and showing a 404error

  5. sam
    November 10, 08:26

    can we use mobile uncle tool instead of sp flash tool

  6. Tanmay
    November 24, 17:23

    will this method works on iball slide 3g 7271 tablet to flash custom recovery???

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