How to install CWM Recovery on Micromax A91

Do you have a Micormax A91 smart phone, and want to install recovery on it, then this post would be helpful for you. The handset offers very comprehensive performance as it comes with very decent specifications including Cortex A9 dual core processor with good graphics, and RAM. The handset worths its price very well, and has ability to give a good user experience even it comes in low budget handset. Now about recovery, using this guide, you can install CWM on Ninja A91.

Installing recovery on Micromax A91 would be helpful in many ways. After having it, one can easily install new Roms, and mods to enchance, and improve the usability of phone. Also, there many benefits of having custom recovery. Read all the pre-requisites carefully before going any further.

Installing Custom recovery on device is some what unauthorized activity, and may avoid the device warranty too. Also, it will replace the stock recovery with custom one. This recovery, and guide is specifically built for Micromax Ninja A91 and meant not to applied on any other device, it could lead to some serious damage.

This is optional but we recommend to backup all the important information stored under the phone’s memory. It is just for future safety. To do that, you can follow the guide: Android Backup guide. To perform the procedure, you need windows based PC with internet connectivity to download the needed files.

Important – You must install the proper drivers of your phone on PC. Without them, you simply cannot install CWM recovery successfully. If you haven’t installed yet then first download them from here, and install them.


  • Get the CWMR + from here. Extract the zip to PC, and look for MT6577_Android_scatter_emmc.txt file under it, remember it, we’ll be using it in future.
  • Get the SP Flash Tool from here. Extract it to PC, under it you’ll get a Flash_tool.exe file. Remember the file, we’ll be using it very soon.

How to install CWM Recovery on Micromax A91

  1. After extracting, the both the zip files. First, under extracted SP Flash Tool folder, run the Flash_tool.exe. A new window will appear on PC.
  2. Now, select “Scatter-loading” button near to Downloading Agent. A new window will open, then find, and locate the MT6577_Android_scatter_emmc.txt from the extracted CWMR + file.
  3. After it, the flashing tool will come with many options, there just select “Recovery” options. Remember to uncheck all other options expect Recovery.
  4. Now, on Flashing Tool, click on Download Button, a Warning! message will appear, just ignore it, and click on “yes”.
  5. Turn off your phone, and wait at least 5 seconds.
  6. Press, and hold, Volume Down + Power button together until the phone gets turned on. Now connect the phone using USB to PC.
  7. Wait until the process get completed. Once it done, then you can remove it from PC.

You have successfully installed custom CWM Recovery on your Micromax A91. Moreover, if you have rooted device then you must check out cool root apps to improve performance, and usability of phone.

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