How To Root Micromax A26 Android Smartphone

Micromax A26 or Micromax Bolt A26 is a low-budget Android smartphone that comes with a 3.5 inch TFT touchscreen display powered by 1 Ghz processor alongside 256 MB RAM. The device also has a 2 mega pixel rear view camera that will help people to snap pictures at a decent clarity. All in all with its low price “Micromax Bolt A26” would be the ideal smartphone for people who are new to the smartphone world.

If you own a Micromax A26 device and would like to root it, for installing rooted apps or for upgrading your smartphone firmware with the help of custom ROMs you are in the right place. I have given an easy and working tutorial to root Micromax A26 here. Follow the tutorial and root your device successfully.

WARNING: The rooting procedure given here is tested by us and it will work effectively. But if for some reasons your device gets bricked while following the tutorial, don’t help us responsible. Proceed at your OWN risk. Also understand, rooting your device will VOID its warranty. So think well before getting started with the procedure given below.

How To Root Micromax A26 Bolt

Prerequisites To Root Micromax A26 Smartphone:

1) The rooting procedure given here is not a data loss process. So don’t worry about taking backups. Instead, charge your device and make sure it has a good battery backup of 60% or more.

2) Download Micromax USB Drivers and install it on your computer. These drivers are required for connecting your device to the computer.

3) Enable USB Debugging in your Micromax Bolt A26 by following this path: “Settings -> Developer Option -> USB Debugging“.

Once you have finished doing this prerequisite, you can move forward to the main tutorial that I have given below.

Related Tutorial: How To Root Micromax Bolt A24

Tutorial To Root Micromax A26 Android Smartphone:

1) To get started, download vRoot once click rooting software and install it on your computer. Once installed, launch the vRoot software.

2) Next connect your device to the computer using the USB Debugging mode. If you have installed the A26 USB drivers, the connection will be successful, and the vRoot Application will automatically identify your device.

3) Now just click on the big green “Root It” button. The vRoot software will do all the necessary tasks to root your device, and once they are over, it will restart your device.

4) Upon restart, check for “SuperSu” app in your device menu. If it’s there (I am certain that it will be there), then your Micromax A26 is successfully rooted.

That’s it. Now you have finished rooting your Micromax 26 Smartphone and you can installed rooted apps or custom ROM’s of your choice without any issues. If you have encountered any issues while following this tutorial, do let me know via comments.

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  1. soumen patra says:

    can i upgrate my Micromax a26 2.3.5 to jelle bean??

  2. I don’t think it is possible at all.

  3. my pc shows that vroot is a malicious file so it is automatically deleted…
    help me out bro,…

  4. Disable the antivirus for an hour and do the rooting process. It will work!

  5. Rahul Singh says:

    i try it.

  6. Please tell me how to root my micromax a26 without computer.
    And give me a download link of rooting software(framroot) for my micromax a26.

  7. can i upgrade my micromax bolt a 26,android
    2.2 to 4.2

  8. No ROM is available for that right now. Will let you know, if I find one.

  9. Can i upgrade by micromax A65 OS

  10. It’s possible but I am not sure that there is any ROM out there for A65. Will let you know if i find something.

  11. yes, it is good but it’s must need to computer and internet. I’m root my phone but it need for more time

  12. hey Team i have done the following and i could not able yo get back the os ,my phone displaying only bolt not able to proceed further how can i update or get the original setting i contacted service center ,they dont even know how to solve the issue i needed your help in getting things done

  13. Hi Harish,

    Using vRoot will never cause an issue on Android device. Your device must have encountered something else. Anyway, find the stock ROM and flash it via Odin. I am sure that you can get back everything to the normal state by flashing stock ROM.

  14. Team How To root my K-Touch A15 smartphone which have 256 mb ram! i trying hard for rooting it but not possible..???

  15. Hi,

    I will provide a rooting tutorial for your device shortly.

  16. Rajnish sinha says:

    I cant install drivers of micromax bolt a26 on my windows 8.1 . I have downloaded the drivers and extracted on my desktop please help

  17. Do You think i can root my Micromax Bolt A28…

  18. I think it is possible but I haven’t found a working way yet. Will let you know soon!

  19. hey bro! tell me that how to increase ram of micromax a 26 without rooting……

  20. i successful rooted my mmx 26 Now i want a Jellibean & kitkat Rom plz provid rom &thanks

  21. Hi Sir, Can I upgrade my micromax bolt A26 android 2.3 to 4.0.1(ics)
    plz send me download link of rooting

  22. I am not sure whether it is possible but I will give it a try and will let you know for sure.

  23. Rohit Bhansali says:

    hey…after completing root process of my micromax A 26…its same as before…nothing change…can you please tell me the reason…after that what should i do….!!! and yes i didn’t installed super su…but then also i-root say’s-completed…and ya after that pls tell me that…how to speed up my phone…???

  24. Rohit Bhansali says:

    and yes is there any need to installed super su…???

  25. I have success to root a 26.
    but I want a link to install CWM for a26.

  26. Sathish says:

    Hi Mohit,

    That’s great to hear. I will provide a CWM recovery image for your device shortly.

  27. Sathish says:

    Yes, installing SuperSU is the only way to control root permissions granted to the applications in your device. So, install it from App store.

  28. Rohit Bhansali says:

    ya i’ll done it…!!!

  29. Rohit Bhansali says:

    so whats now…???

  30. how to my Micromax a26 2.3.5 to jelle bean??

  31. Sathish says:

    I am not sure whether it is possible, but I will look for a solution and will let you know.

  32. ok thxxxxx

  33. how to reinstall os on mmx a26??

  34. Do you mean custom ROM or stock ROM?

  35. Anonymous says:

    my micromax a26 not rooted . i installed drivers & connect in debug mode but still it says ERROR: Make sure your device is connected in Android Debug mode, and the drivers are installed. then try again

  36. hi can you tell me how much time it will take to root my MMX a26

  37. 5-10 minutes maximum!

  38. is there any disadvantage of rooting my MMX a26

  39. Sathish says:

    Yes, there are plenty of advantages of rooting your device.

  40. Santu Ghosh says:

    supersu is not installed from google play in Micromax a26 bolt.pls help me to root but iroot downloaded.

  41. shrikant says:

    how can i my bolt a 26 to android 4.5. an what is the link to convert it .pls tell m the how i can online change to my cell.

  42. sukhdev says:

    sr can i make root my micmx A066 without pc

  43. Sathish says:

    Hi, I think it is possible. I will provide a rooting tutorial for your device shortly.

  44. dhiraj sonwane says:

    how to root my micromax bolt a26 without using me with this??

  45. Without computer, it is not possible to rooting Micromax A26.