How to Root the Micromax A25

Micromax A25 is a Dual-SIM smartphone comprising of a 1GHz of processor and 256MB RAM, not too good for playing some latest games but works great for average games you usually find on Google Play. On the software side, the device’s got Android 2.3 Gingerbread where we were actually expecting at least ICS to have some more apps running that support only ICS. Overall the device is great for average users and is not disappointing at all if you know what to use and when. Now a root method has surfaced the Internet that lets you load root-only apps on your device and get the most out of it. This guide shows how you can root your Micromax A25 smartphone, so follow it and get your device rooted.

I. Before You Begin:

1. This will void the warranty of your device. However, you can reinstate the warranty by unrooting the device if there’s any unrooting procedure available.

2. This works on Windows based PCs only.

II. Downloading Required Files:

1. Unsecured Boot Image (Download link’s given in the first post)

2. SP Flash Tool (Download link’s given in the first post)

3. Drivers (Download link’s given in the first post)

4. Unlock Root (Download link’s available in the first post)

III. Rooting the Micromax A25:

1. Place all the files you downloaded to your Desktop.

2. Extract files from the Unsecured Boot Image, SP Flash Tool and Drivers archives to your Desktop.

3. Double-click on the SP Flash Tool executable file and it’ll launch.

4. Click on Options and enable the USB Mode option.

SP Flash Tool-1

Click on Options>>USB Mode

5. Click on Scatter-loading button and select the scatter file you extracted earlier to your Desktop.

SP Flash Tool-2

Click on Scatter-loading button

6. Click on BOOTIMG and select the Unsecured Boot Image you extracted to your Desktop.

SP Flash Tool-3

Click on BOOTIMG

7. Turn OFF your device.

8. Pull the battery out of your device.

9. After a few seconds, put the battery back into the device but don’t turn it ON.

10. Connect the USB cable to your PC but not to your device.

11. Hit Download button in the Flash Tool and it’ll start searching for the devices.

SP Flash Tool-4

Click on Download button

12. Now connect the other-end of the USB cable to your device. Your device’s still turned OFF.

13. It’ll ask you to provide Drivers files, simply select the drivers you downloaded earlier.

14. You’ll get some errors regarding the flash process, it’s normal and doesn’t impact the process.

15. Unplug your device from your PC.

16. Connect your device to your PC once again.

17. Hit the Download button and it’ll start flashing the file.

SP Flash Tool-4

Click on Download button

18. Once flashing’s done, reboot your device.

19. When your device boots up, head to Menu>>Settings>>Applications>>Development and enable the USB debugging option.

20. Once enabled, connect your device to your PC using the USB cable.

21. Launch the UnlockRoot tool you downloaded earlier on your PC.

22. Click Root button in the tool and it’ll start rooting your device.

23. Follow the on-screen instructions.

24. Once your device’s rooted, head over to Google Play and download the BusyBox app.

25. You’re all done!

Awesome! Your Micromax A25 has been successfully rooted and you can now load root-only apps on your device. The procedure was a bit long, but it’s worth the advantages you get with root access.

IV. Flash a Custom Recovery Image (Optional):

1. If you would like to flash a custom recovery image in order to flash custom ROMs, head to the How To Flash a Custom Recovery Image on the Micromax A25 to learn how to do that.

If this procedure helped you please thank/donate to the original developers here and here.

If you need help with this procedure, please ask in the comments below or in the forum.

This is part of our Android How To’s. We have how to’s on rooting, loading ROMs, and tons of other tips and tricks for your specific device or for Android devices in general! For all of our Android How To’s, head here.

  • farhan haider

    When I done it says android partition error how to fix it plz rply

  • rajon

    Hi

  • farhan haider

    when i done this procedure it says android partition error?how to fix this plz somebody help me i am struck and nt able to root my phone

  • farhan haider

    hi @rajon help me bro

  • Brijesh Kumar

    When I do flashing is done but when I use unlock root for rooting
    when I click root icon after some time it says driver not instaled ..while I allready installed drivers.
    How can I fix it..

  • damini

    how to do screen shot in micromax A25 ?

  • vishwas

    the download link is asking for password in media fire

    can any one tell me the password of the download link in media fire

    this occurred in step II

    • vishwas

      i got the files but when i click on download in sp flash tool it is not doing anything it is stuck in 0%

  • prakash

    sir i run the sp flash tool and select scatter loding but when i hit download button it was searching and searching not downloaded and i want to tell you that i am a user of mmx a25 help me pls

  • tanishk

    It is saying partition size changed pls help.

  • Rohit R.

    I’m trying to download required files. I want link for unsecured boot image. Where is your “first post”?