Karbonn Mobile A7 smartphone can now be rooted and in the due course of this article we will be checking the same. In the coming days we will be checking out on how you can install the various custom ROM firmwares. The best part of rooting is that after rooting you can then install many apps which requires the root access and also the custom ROM firmwares of course. This smartphone is one of the most selling phone from Karbonn and many users would like to root the same. Over a period of this article we will be checking out on what are the pre requisites you need to follow and also after that we mentioned on how you can root the same with the help of a detailed guide. Full credits to phamminh05 for coming out with this workaround.
Before proceeding ensure that you have created a backup of all the data with the help of below mentioned steps. Make sure that you are not creating the backup with the help of PC Suite as it may not detect the device.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
You will have to enable the USB Debugging Mode from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”. Ensure that the minimum battery level is 50% and also you will have to disable the antivirus as well as firewall tools tend to disrupt the firmware update process.
So assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned steps, you can now head over to the next step where we have summed up a detailed article on how to apply with this update.
Procedure to Root Karbonn Mobile A7:
- Download the A7 Package from here to your computer. Once downloaded, place the downloaded update.zip file to the root of the memory card. Don’t place the zip file in the phone memory as it may not detect the zip file in the recovery mode. You can also enter the device in the recovery mode with the help of “ROM Manager app.
- Once you have placed the device, disconnect the device and turn off the phone so that it can be entered in the recovery mode. Just in case if the device doesn’t get turned ON in the recovery mode, you will have to retry the process of entering the device in the recovery mode.
- Power off the phone to press and hold up the volume + key sources for entering the device in the recovery mode until the recovery screen appears red.
- To check on whether your phone is rooted or not, download the “Root Checker” app from the Google PLAY Store and check with the same. If the device is not rooted then do let us know in the comments section. After this, download the “Superuser” and “ROM Manager” app from the Google PLAY Store.
Note: If the device gets into the boot loop sequence or say gets stuck in the welcome screen, just re insert the battery and re follow the above instructions so as to again follow the above mentioned instructions.
Do share with us in the comments section just in case if you face any issues as we will try our level best to sort out the same. So there you go, you have now successfully learnt on how to root your device on the latest firmware.