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Micromax Canvas 4 has come up like a super phone and this was the most awaiting phone this year. Phone was launched with Android 4.2.2 JellyBean and proved to be a great success. There is an Android 4.3 JellyBean update available for Canvas 4 phone.

You need to carry out below stated process with care as this process can turn out to be risk . One needs to root their phone before this process takes place and also unlock the bootloader if it is in contract with any carrier but Micromax is not tied up with any carrier so their is no need to unlock the bootloader. Charge your phone fully or more than 85% as this process is long and requires more battery backup. From the settings of your phone, go to Development option and enable USB debugging mode on your phone. Create a full backup of your phone data as all the data will be erased from your phone.

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  1. First thing you need to do is install the ROM manager on your phone, which is available from Google Play and also install CWM (ClockworkMod Recovery) on to your phone. Download Micromax Canvas 4_4.3 Jelly Bean.zip on your computer.
  2. Once the installation of CWM is completed then connect your phone to computer with the help of USB cable and copy the downloaded zip file on to the memory card or external SD card of your computer.
  3. Disconnect your phone from computer and switch it off and then start your phone in recovery mode by pressing Volume Up + Home + Power button and select for Backup/ restore to backup option and wait till the backup of the current ROM is completed and then go to other option from Menu of Recovery mode to erase all the data in phone with current running ROM. To do this you have to select wipe data/factory reset and erase all the data from your phone.
  4. Once the data is erased including Dalvik Cache now from the Recovery Menu select an option of Flash ROM from SD card and now install the downloaded zip files from SD card to your phone and wait for the installation process.
  5. Once the installation is successfully completed you can see the changes in your device by navigating to Settings of your phone and there find About phone option and there you can see the latest version of OS running, which means your phone is now running with Android 4.3 JellyBean.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 was a good success in the market but only problem was the price keeping the market of mid-range segment in mind Samsung has released Samsung S4 mini and this phone too posses great features and functions similar to Samsung S4. In this article we will discuss about the rooting and installation of Clockwork Mod Recovery onto your device.

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Before the rooting the phone one must know the requirement for the rooting process and installing CWM on to your phone. You need to have a full backup of your phone before you root the phone. Charge your phone fully; install Samsung Kies on to your computer which might be needed in installation process.


  1. Download ClockworkMod recovery for Samsung Galaxy S4 mini.
  2. Download Odin 3 version 0.9 on to your computer.
  3. After the completion of both the downloads you need to switch your phone in download or Odin mode by pressing and holding Volume down + power button + home button altogether for some time and you will be shown a pop up message of Downloading message.
  4. Connect your Samsung S4 to PC after your phone has entered in download mode for downloading flash file from computer.
  5. We will flash now using Odin tool, so your phone should be detected to Odin and you can make out this by seeing the message of “Added” which means Odin has detected your phone and now phone is ready to get flashed.
  6. Now select AP button on your Odin and select with recovery-clockwork- serrano3gxx.tar.md5 file which was previously downloaded.
  7. Make sure that Auto-Reboot is selected and F.Reset Time is unchecked and rest of the option should not be tampered in Odin.
  8. Once this has been done now click on the Start button and start flashing of your device, wait for sometime as this process is long and you will be prompt with the message of ‘Pass’ which means successful completion and after the installation your phone will reboot automatically.
  9. If you have some error while doing so or you are not receiving Pass message the exit Odin and disconnect your phone and restart the process again.
  10. Now you can see that ClockworkMod recovery is successfully installed.
  11. Rooting your Samsung S4 mini:

Download GT-I9190_RootKit_v1.zip and when the download completes, connect your phone with USB and copy it to external SD of your phone and that too in root folder of external SD card.
Boot your phone in CWM recovery by turning your phone off and now press and hold Volume up + home + Power button and your phone will start in CWM recovery mode.
In CWM mode you need to select ‘install zip from SD card’ and then select the zip file from SD card which was downloaded.
Select the zip file and confirm to the next step and your rooting process will start, wait for few minutes till the installation gets completes and again you will be in recovery menu.
Now Select +++++Go back +++++ and reboot your system now.
You have successfully rooted and installed CWM recovery on your phone and you can check the root update from Root Checker app which is available on Play store.