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How to install CWM on Micromax A121 [Guide]

Micromax A121 [1]Installing a custom recovery on Android allows people to install a ROM from the SD card, install multiple files at once, take a NANDroid backup of the current ROM so you don’t lose any data, take a factory reset, wipe data and more. While there are many great ways to install custom recoveries, including using the ROM Manager from the Google Play Store, the best is to execute a simple One-Click recovery installer from a computer. Here’s how to do that:

REQUIREMENTS

Micromax is a popular smartphone brand over in India. As such, they have many different model numbers, all of which would require a separate guide. As you can see by the title, this guide is only made to work for the A121 variant and the files should not be flashed on any other.

BEFORE WE BEGIN 

HOW TO INSTALL CLOCKWORKMOD RECOVERY ON MICROMAX A121

  1. Download the One-Click recovery installer from here [2].
  2. Download WinRAR or any other tool that will let your extract and unzip files if you haven’t got anything already.
  3. Place the recovery installer file on the desktop.
  4. Right-click over the file with the mouse and select the “extract here” option.
  5. Now you’ll see the files inside. There should be around 7 or 8 files inside. One of those files is labelled the “one-click-recovery-installer.bat.”
  6. Connect the Micromax smartphone to the same Windows PC as the files.
  7. Click the aforementioned recovery bat file and the program will start running on the computer.
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to finish installing the custom recovery image on your Micromax smartphone.