[TUTORIAL][WORKING]Safest way to flash a recovery


  1. varun.chitre15

    varun.chitre15 Well-Known Member Developer

    The amount of bricking case is just rising nowadays and the reason behind it is still under the black cloth, some think its due to wrong scatter file and there are many users out there who are eager to flash the recovery. But still there is workaround for it which is safest amongst all

    Spoons and Forks needed-
    1. Micromax A75 :p
    2. Root access
    3. Stock ROM/UB-1(This doesn't matter but just for a safe side)
    4. Terminal Emulator from here
    5. Recovery image by me from here
    6. flash_image binary from here
    7. Any Root explorer



    Procedure-
    1. Extract the flash_image binary to your sd card( Don't extract it in any folder, extract it in open that is root of sd card
    2. Copy that extracted flash_image binary file to system/bin using root explorer and after that long press on the same file and select permissions and a dialog box will appear with few empty check boxes, tick all the check boxes and tap OK
    3. Now place the recovery image in sd card( keep it open and not inside any folder)
    4. Fire up terminal emulator and type
    Code (Text):
    1. su
    and press enter and grant the root access
    5. Then type
    Code (Text):
    1. flash_image recovery /sdcard/recovery.img
    and press enter
    6. Then type
    Code (Text):
    1. reboot recovery
    and press enter and this will take you to new recovery!!

    Advantages of this method
    Safest method
    Disadvantages of this method
    Needs root access



    Done!!
    If you face any problems, post it here and I will be happy to help

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  2. chughgopal

    chughgopal Well-Known Member

    R u sure for this method?????
    I don't wanna end up bricking the device Cos I don't get time to visit service center
  3. ninadchaudhari

    ninadchaudhari What's up !

    Yup it is safe
    but always remember,
    the disclaimer always applies :)
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  4. chughgopal

    chughgopal Well-Known Member

    Okies
    N which is the best free root explorer
  5. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate! Moderator

    I think ES File Explorer would do the job.
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  6. Amarghy

    Amarghy Well-Known Member

    File manager! its free, its got the root-explorer inside it. Its also the file explorer that varun has given us a flashable zip of along with jetmod 3. Enjoy
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  7. chughgopal

    chughgopal Well-Known Member

    Its not working bro
    Any help
  8. chughgopal

    chughgopal Well-Known Member

    M not even getting the stock recovery

    Just an Android logo alongwith a triangle with exclamatory mark in it
  9. Amarghy

    Amarghy Well-Known Member

    Try pressing the Home softkey bro....sometimes it works. Or, u can restart the phone to try again.
  10. chughgopal

    chughgopal Well-Known Member

    that worked yesterday night.
    But cwm isn't working by ths method
  11. Amarghy

    Amarghy Well-Known Member

    Flash the recovery again. Press power key + volume UP key! not down key.
  12. chughgopal

    chughgopal Well-Known Member

    Yeah I know its up key
    Its not working
  13. Amarghy

    Amarghy Well-Known Member

    Did u try flashing only the recovery again?
  14. varun.chitre15

    varun.chitre15 Well-Known Member Developer

    lol...thats impossible
    this method should and must work
    @Amarghy
    Did you try this method?
    Did you succeed?
  15. Vijayan

    Vijayan Well-Known Member

    Varun sir, any new updates lined up coming soon from you for mmx a75 ?
  16. chughgopal

    chughgopal Well-Known Member

    yeah I did 3-4 times
  17. Amarghy

    Amarghy Well-Known Member

    @varun no yaar. Didnt do it :( Currently on ub-1 rom. Just got it an hour ago from the svc.
  18. Amarghy

    Amarghy Well-Known Member

    @chughgopal hmm.... :(
  19. chughgopal

    chughgopal Well-Known Member

    ;(
    ;(
    ;(
  20. kumarlucky7

    kumarlucky7 Active Member

    i tried and its working great and sefest way thnx varun
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  21. varun.chitre15

    varun.chitre15 Well-Known Member Developer

    Great!!!
    I was confident this method will work
    Thanks for confirming
  22. Amarghy

    Amarghy Well-Known Member

    wow....thanx for the confirmation :p

    Btw I dont know why it didn't work for chughgopal :(
  23. chughgopal

    chughgopal Well-Known Member

    Y Dint it work for me
  24. darbhadinesh

    darbhadinesh Well-Known Member

    at step 5 it is saying illegal instruction

    and step 6 is working

    i have already flashed my mmx a75 with your recovery.img
    may be for the cause., please, reply
  25. kumarlucky7

    kumarlucky7 Active Member

    i dont know dear @ chughgopal bt its working......
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