How to update Micromax A116 Canvas HD with Official Android 4.2.1 ROM via Manual Method


Micromax has officially Android 4.2.1 Jellybean update for MMX A116 Canvas HD. Till now this update was available through service centers only but now you can apply it without visiting any of the service centers. This is a superb news for all who are struggling for finding their nearby MMX centers as MMX might not be available across each peak and nook of the country.

If you have the option between choosing manual method or updating through service center then please prefer visiting your nearby service center as that will reduce risks to ground level. Manual update needs rooting experience and it might even brick your Canvas HD (rare cases only) so please try to visit your nearby service center for this ROM update.

Talking about the phone then it houses 5 inch screen with quad core processor and Android 4.1.2 official Jellybean. This process will update the ROM from Android 4.1.2 version to Android 4.2.1 JB version. It is the latest Android version which houses plethora of very high end software features. Additionally it will fix all previous bugs (like camera issues, battery drainage etc). Its features can be summed up as:
• Android 4.2 JB dedicated UI with almost no time lags
• GPS working now
• New improved lock menus
• Support to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and all other connectivity tools
• External SD card can now be used for storing various games and apps
• New features in camera
• Brightness and live wallpapers introduced
• Lots more

How to install official Android 4.2.1 ROM on MMX A116 Canvas HD

First Method
In the first method you have to visit your nearby service center. There ask their representatives for applying the latest update. They will themselves install latest Android ROM on your Canvas HD.

Manual Method
If there is no service center around your area then you can try this manual method. Before going any further, please read these pre-requisites completely. Now read and perform following steps carefully:

1. Download Android 4.2.1 ROM Package and SP Flash tools to your computer.
2. Extract both the files to any location (which can be accessed easily). If you are prompted anywhere for password then enter: mustafawahab999
3. Now open SP Flash Tool and hit the Scatter Loading option. After this select Scatter Loading file.
4. Now choose USB option and hit the Firmware Update option.
5. Switch OFF your Canvas HD and connect it via USB cable to your computer.
6. ROM installation will start automatically. It will take around 2-3 minutes for completion.

After this reboot your phone (if possible then reboot it by removing the battery). After rebooting the phone you will get come notifications regarding TP (Touch Panel) configuration. Do not touch any point on the screen, TP configuration will update automatically.

Congrats! You have updated your Canvas HD with Official Android 4.2.1 Jellybean ROM.



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  2. My Touch Panel not working

    The TPUpgrade process failed due to some reason.
    It seems the original firmware for touch panel is erased and TPUpgrade process doesnt start on reflashing or starting the process all again