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Unlock Bootloader, Root and Install Custom Recovery on Android One

Unlock Bootloader, Root and Install Custom Recovery on Android One devices

Unlock Bootloader, Root and Install Custom Recovery on Android One devices like Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V and Spice Dream Uno. There are many rooting methods available for Android One but we share the best and proper way to unlock bootloader, root and install custom recovery on Android One. This method works on all Android One devices including karbonn Sparkle V, Micromax A1, Spice Dream Uno and More.
This method will Unlock Bootloader, Root and Install Custom Recovery on all Android One (Code Name Sprout) smartphones, such as Micromax Canvas A1, Spice Dream Uno and Karbonn Sparkle V. The following guide divided into two parts, First we tell you how to unlock bootloader of Android One and then How to Root and Install Custom Recovery on Android One. Before Root and install custom recovery on Android One you should check benefits of rooting.

benefits of Rooting:
  • Install custom ROM and custom kernel on your device for faster and better performance.
  • Block Ads in apps with the help of ad blocker.
  • To increase performance and battery life by killing background process automatically.
  • After you root Oneplus two and install custom recovery on Oneplus 2 you can install Xposed Framework to customize your device
  • You could use Titanium Backup to restore all of your apps and data.
  • You can uninstall bloatware (Pre-installed Apps)
Note:
  • Rooting can void your phone warranty, and you won’t claim it back.
  • This method is only for the Android one devices (Code Name Sprout), don’t try this on any of other device.
  • It will erase all your personal data including data of internal storage, so we advise you first to take a complete
  • backup of your phone and then proceed.
  • Confirm that your phone has at least 50-60% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the process.
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Files required to Root Android one and Install TWRP recovery on Android One

  • Download ADB and fastboot driver for windows or ADB and Fastboot for Mac and install it on your computer. This will also install your device driver.
  • Download and install Universal ADB driver for Android One if above doesn’t work.
  • Download TWRP Recovery for Android One(https://dl.twrp.me/sprout/) and place it in the folder where ADB installed and rename it to ‘recovery.img’.
  • Download SuperSu to root Android One and copy it to your phone sd card.

How to unlock bootloader of Android One

  • First enable USB debugging from setting>developer option>.
  • To enable Developer Options, go to About phone and tap the Build Number 7 times.

Unlock Bootloader, Root and Install Custom Recovery on Android One

  • Now go to installation directory open ADB folder and open the command window thereby pressing and hold the ‘shift’ key and right-clicked anywhere in that folder.

Unlock Bootloader, Root and Install Custom Recovery on Android One

  • Now connect your phone to computer and reboot the device into fastboot mode by typing “adb reboot bootloader”.

  • You are in Fastboot mode now to check your connection enter “fastboot devices“ in command prompt.
  • It will return your device serial number means your device properly connected.
  • Check your driver if the above command is not responding.

Unlock Bootloader, Root and Install Custom Recovery on Android One

  • To unlock bootloader of Android One, go to the command line and type “fastboot oem unlock” it will ask you to confirm the Action, you can confirm it by selecting ‘Yes’.
  • It will only take seconds to complete the process.

Unlock Bootloader, Root and Install Custom Recovery on Android One

  • Above step will unlock bootloader of Android One. Now your device will reboot into bootloader mode.
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How to Root and Install Custom Recovery on Android One

  • To install TWRP recovery on Android One repeat steps 1-4 from above or if you are just unlock the bootloader with above method move to below step.

  • Type this command correctly in command prompt without quotes “fastboot flash recovery recovery.img” and then press enter.
  • It starts flashing recovery on your phone.

Unlock Bootloader, Root and Install Custom Recovery on Android One

  • Now type “fastboot boot recovery.img“ in command prompt it will reboot your phone into recovery mode.
  • Now you successfully installed custom recovery on Android One.

Unlock Bootloader, Root and Install Custom Recovery on Android One

  • With above command your phone boot into the recovery mode.

  • In TWRP recovery navigate to Install Zip and select ‘SuperSu.zip’ to root Android One.

  • Swipe to install SuperSu and reboot your device. That’s it, you root and install custom recovery on Android One successfully.

About the author

Venkatesan Prabu

Wikitechy Founder, Author, International Speaker, and Job Consultant. My role as the CEO of Wikitechy, I help businesses build their next generation digital platforms and help with their product innovation and growth strategy. I'm a frequent speaker at tech conferences and events.

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