How to root Micromax Canvas HD A116


Updated on January 1, 2020

These are the instructions to root Micromax Canvas HD A116 (running on android 4.1.2) using Root Genius Application on Windows Computer.

Requirements: Your device should have at least 20-30 percent battery to perform the rooting process.

Root Micromax Canvas HD A116

Step 1: Download and install Micromax Canvas HD A116 USB driver on your computer.

Step 2: Enable USB Debugging on your Micromax Canvas HD A116 Smartphone. To enable USB debugging, Open Settings > Developers Option > USB Debugging > Tick to Enable.

(Developers Option is hidden for Android 4.2.2 or above, to show this option Go to Settings > About Phone > Built Number (Tap on it for 5-8 times).

USB Debugging on Micromax Canvas HD A116

Step 3: Download and Open Root Genius Application on your Windows Computer.


Step 4: Once Root Genius Application is launched, connect your Micromax A116 smartphone to the computer (with USB Debugging enabled).

mobile usb computer

Step 5: Once Your Micromax A116 is connected successfully to the computer, Root Genius will automatically detect your device.

Android Device Connected With Root Genius

Step 6: Now, Click on the “Root Now” button to begin the rooting process.

Root Genius Root Now

Step 7: Now, Root Genius will automatically “Root” your Micromax A116 and install the KingUser Application.

Root Genius Root Process

Step 8: Now your Micromax Canvas HD smartphone is Rooted. To check whether your phone is rooted correctly, open Applications Menu, there you will be able to see a new app installed, called KingUser. If this app exist then it means you have successfully rooted your device.

Root Genius Kinguser Installed

Optional: You can also verify the root status of your device by using the Root Checker Application.

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[*] No data loss process: Your Micromax Canvas HD A116 Phone Data like contacts, pictures, videos, music and etc will be not affected with this method.

[*] Warranty Void: Your Micromax Canvas HD A116 Device Warranty may be Void after following the above tutorial.

[*] Micromax Stock Firmware: If you are looking for the original Stock Firmware then head over to the Micromax Stock Firmware page.

[*] Micromax USB Driver: If you are looking for the original usb driver then head over to the Download Micromax USB Driver page.

[*] Credits: Root Genius Application was created by SJRoot (Developer).

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