Tutorial To Update Micromax Canvas 2 With JellyBean 4.1.1 Manually

Micromax Canvas 2 is one of the smartest phone released by the Micromax Company. It runs on android 4.0 ICS Operating System. The company recently revealed the Jelly Bean update 4.1.1 for the Micromax Canvas 2 smartphone.

Unfortunately, this update cannot be accessed via Over the Update (OTA); due to that the Micromax Canvas 2 owners should take their mobile to the Micromax service centers for this purpose.

Micromax Canvas 2

In case, you don’t want to take your mobile to the service center for update and want to do the same manually by yourself; then this is the right tutorial for you.

At below I have explained how to update the Micromax Canvas 2 smartphone to Jellybean 4.1.1 manually. I have given two methods at below so the pick the one which is convenient for you.


1.To proceed the given below procedure on your device you must rooted your Micromax Canvas 2 smartphone. So, make sure the device is rooted or not with the help of Root Checker app. It is available on the Google Play Store.

2.The given below procedure will wipe all the data’s and internal stuffs of your android smartphone. So, take a full backup of your android phone. So, that you can recover all your data’s, files, images etc on your phone with the help of backup applications.

3.Next check the battery percentage level of your Micromax Canvas 2 smartphone; if it is below than 75% then charge that upto 100%. It is important because, in case if your android device get switched off while updating your phone may bricked.

Method 1: Flashing the Clock work Mod recovery through Mobile Uncle MTK Tools

1.First, download the Mobile Uncle MTK Tools from here and install the same on your Micromax Canvas 2 smartphone.

2.Next download the Clockwork Mod Recovery from here and rename the downloaded file to recovery.img.

3.Once you renamed the file keep that on the SD card. Please don’t put the file deep into any sub folders; otherwise it would be hard to find while updating that on your phone.

4.Next choose the recovery update option as given in the below picture.


5.Now, select the file “recovery.img” from the list and tap OK when this (see the given below picture) message comes.

Canvas-2-jelly-bean-update  6.After that tap the OK button your android device will reboot into the recovery mode.


7.Now, you have the Clockwork recovery on your Micromax Canvas 2 smartphone. At this stage it is better to take a backup of your previous ROM. To do that select the option Backup and restore > Backup into storage. Use the Volume key and Power button to select a backup.

Method 2: Flashing the Jelly Bean Through Clockwork recovery

1.First download the Jellybean ClockWorkMod recovery zip file  from here and put into the SD card of your phone.

2.Next boot your Micromax Canvas 2 smartphone into recovery mode.

3.To enter into the recovery mode; just remove the battery and power off the phone. Then press the Volume Up and Down button and Power button together until the screen glows up. Then again press the Volume Up button to go to the recovery.

4.Next wipe the data/factory reset, wipe cache.

5.Then again perform the advance wipe dalvik and wipe battery stats. Mounts and Storage > Wipe System.

6.Now, select the install zip from SD card and select the downloaded Jellybean CWM zip file from the SD card.

7.Allow it to install on your phone and once the installation process is completed reboot the device.

That’s it now you have Jellybean 4.1.1 on your Micromax Canvas 2 smartphone. Congrats!

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