Root and Install ClockworkMod on Karbonn A7+

Karbonn A7+

Karbonn A7+ is successor to the infamous Karbonn A7. This is another one of those budget Android phones with dual SIM capabilities. It comes loaded with Android 2.3 which runs on a 1 Ghz processor, 512 MB RAM it also sports a  5 MP Primary Camera and dual SIM (GSM+GSM) support.

So in this post we will be guiding you through a process to Root and Install ClockworkMod Karbonn A7+ successfully.

First you will need to download a few things to get going to the main steps.

Downloads

[button link=”http://www.4shared.com/rar/yDnHV9CX/Karbonn_A7_ROOT.html?” style=”download”]Download A7+ Root Kit[/button]

To extract this archive use WinRAR.

[button link=”http://www.mediafire.com/?khsiic3cnvtmac3″ style=”download”]Download A7+ CWM Kit[/button]

[button link=”http://www.4shared.com/file/O1pXQJcp/PdaNetA302.html” style=”download”]Download PdaNet[/button]

We will first root and then proceed towards installing CWM on Karbonn A7+.

Lets Root

  • After extracting, these are the files you will see.

Karbonn A7+

  • You will find two archives named Root and UNRoot. Do not extract these files, it is not necessary. Also, Do Not Modify Anything Inside The Archives.
  • Move the archive named Root.zip in root of your phone’s SD card.
  • Now turn off your Karbonn A7+. 
  • Now press the Power and Volumer Up button at the same time till you see a red screen. This new screen is the stock recovery and we will later replace this with ClockworkMod in this tutorial.
  • Now move to Apply Update from sdcard using the volume buttons and choose by pressing the Power button.
  • Choose the Root.zip and press the Power button. It will be flashed.
  • After the process is complete, just reboot your phone.

Congratulations!! Your Karbonn A7+ is rooted successfully. 

Now let us move on and install ClockworkMod or CWM on Karbonn A7+. 

Lets install ClockworkMod/CWM

  • This is also a short method.
  • Enable USB Debugging by going in Settings > Applications > Development> Check USB Debugging.
  • Connect your Karbonn A7+ to your PC using the USB data cable provided.
  • The drivers will now get installed for your Karbonn A7+. 
  • If the drivers are not installed properly then use PdaNet to install drivers. Choose the brand as others when asked for. Do all this while your phone is still connected your your PC.
  • After the drivers are installed, disconnect your phone and connect it again.
  • Now open the folder where you extracted the A7+ CWM Kit.
Karbonn A7+ CWM
  • Run the CWM_RECOVERY.bat and follow the steps.
  • You will have ClockworkMod/CWM on your Karbonn A7+ using this method.
  • To boot into CWM turn off your phone and press the Power button+Volume Up button together until you see the new CWM recovery.
Congratulations!! You have been successful to Root and Install ClockworkMod on Karbonn A7+.

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Ujjwal Kumar

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  • ab

    i have rooted my cell by anotother mathod i have karbonn a7 and your cwm worked for me . thanx bro. i have a que . can i install ics on my cell?

    • I don’t think there’s any ICS ROM for your mobile right now.

  • shyam sugathan

    I rooted my Karbonn A7+ , what i have to do next from where i will get Drivers for KARBONN A7+ Please help me thanks in Advance

  • Hello sir whenever i tried to root my karbonn a7+ by using the same process it show me a green screen with some lines
    Please help me

    • Can you provide a screen shot?

      • AP fastboot:recovery ?

        • A screen shot of where you are getting “green screen with some lines”.

          • LINES ARE SAME AS I TELL U BEFORE

          • Please provide me a screen shot so that I can help you in a better way.

          • hello sir

            sorry for this but i didnt get ur point what u r trying to say
            please explain a littlebit

            and also i hv tried unlockroot software for rooting but didnt work .

            software showing that shell root permission denied

          • Never mind. Try this version of UnlockRoot. http://www.mediafire.com/?b4cbnmb00czpbaj/

          • Keep On Pressing After Green Light Comes …
            FIrst It will Come Greeen…But Dont Stop.. Countinue Pressing RED Screen Will Come After Green Screen

          • Drivers have not been installed properly.

      • AP fastboot:recovery ?

  • Hello I am having A7+ Whenever I connect Usb And Select Usb Debugging and Open Cwm Recovery.bat It Shows “Waiting For Device” Please Help Me..

  • krn

    hi brother i succeed in rooting …. but is it truth that now the warranty of my phone if finish or dead …… or can i take my phone into position that is before rooting …..

    • Unroot before taking it SC.

      • krn

        i m sorry can u explain it more brefiely my brother

        • Unroot it using the unrooter in the package before taking it to the service center.

          • krn

            u r genius my brother

  • tanmay

    hi can cwm damage my phone

    • If you properly follow this tutorial, then no.

  • tanmay

    Hello I am having A7+ Whenever I connect Usb And Select Usb Debugging and Open Cwm Recovery.bat It Shows “Waiting For Device

  • tanmay

    how to boot in fastboot

  • tanmay

    hi ujjwal after flashing with cwm or if it fails or not work properly how can i roll back to stock recovery??

  • salil

    E: signature verification failed
    installation aborted

    help needed

  • If you took a CWM backup then restore it.

  • Search for the XDA thread of A7+ and ask someone to give you a backup of stock ROM.

  • yash

    pls post for karbonn a6 rooting.

  • Vishnu TS

    HI Ujjual. I have my Karbonn A7+. Is there any way to update it to ICS ? Please reply