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Micromax A89 Ninjacan also be updated to ClockworkMod Recovery. This phone is not even available yet, but the CWM 6 recovery is here for you to install. CWM 6 recovery for Micromax A89 Ninja is available here! Installing ClockworkMod custom recovery allows you to install custom ROMs, Nandroid backups/restores, and perform another advance tasks which are otherwise not available in the stock recovery. You can easily install ClockworkMod recovery on Micromax A89 Ninja using the tutorial below


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Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Micromax A89 Ninja  to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Micromax A89 Ninja USB drivers! Apart from just the USB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.

1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android phone with the PC.

2. Your phone battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your phone might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.

3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong.

4. Your phone should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.

How to Install Clockworkmod Recovery on Micromax A89 Ninja

Step 1. Download and extract MTK6577 drivers in your Windows 7/XP.

Step 2. In the extracted folder, double click the file named InstallDriver.exe to install drivers for your device.

Step 3. Next, download and extract the Clockwormod recovery for your device. In the extracted folder you will find a recovery file and a scatter file, both of which will be required later on in the process.

Step 4. Download and extract the SP Flash Tool which will be used to flash the recovery to your device.

Step 5. Run Flash_Tool.exe to start the flash tool.


Step 6. In the menu bar of the flash tool, select options and then make sure that USB Mode is ticked. Again go to Options > DA Download All > Speed > Force to high speed.

Step 7. Click on the Scatter-Loading button present on the right hand side below Downloading Agent. It will ask you the location of the scatter file. The scatter file is present in the extracted folder A89 CWM and is named MT6577_Android_scatter_emmc.txt

Step 8. Now, you will see that the flash tool has populated the map file on the application window, you will see multiple entries, just uncheck all entries except for Recovery.

Step 9. Click on Recovery and browse to the CWM_6.0.1.5_recovery file in the A89 CWM folder

Step 10. Click Download button. Ignore the warning messages and click on ‘Yes’

Step 11. Now take out the battery, SIM Card and SD Card out of your Micromax  A89 Ninja.

Step 12. Now connect your phone to the PC via USB cable (with battery and everything out) and Volume Up key held. It will start flashing your phone with the new recovery.img

Step 13. The progress bar above the “searching” text will start progressing and once the process completes, a Green Circle will appear, signalling that the process was successfully completed.

Step 14. To confirm that the installation went smooth, power off your phone and press Power + Volume up button simultaneously till you boot into the CWM Recovery.

Step 15. In case you want to flash TWRP recovery, you can do so by downloading TWRP_2.3.2.3_recovery.img.7z instead of the one given above. Rest of the procedure remains the same.

Step 16. In case you want to go back to stock recovery, replace the zip file you downloaded in step 3 with this one. Everything else works in the same way.

That’s it. Your Micromax A89 Ninja has now been updated to ClockworkMod recovery.

If you run into any problems, feel free to drop us a comment below and we will reply you back ASAP with the fix or the solution to your problem.

7 replies to this post
  1. Hi friends
    1st step = You Download Mobileuncle Tools for CWM install in your micromax a89
    2nd = A89 recovery file Download
    3rd = open mobileuncle tools open recovery update
    choos recovery file in your sd card open fast then your phone is CWM recovery

  2. It always gives me error that “DA didn’t send response data to flash tool”. what should I do now? Is there any other safe way to install recovery(NOT THE UNCLE.apk)?

  3. Hi plz help i bricked my phone and can not go to in recovery menu my phone goes on meta mode and stuck what to do guys

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