How to Root Micromax Canvas VIVA A72 Android Smartphone

Micromax Canvas Viva is a low budget android smartphone like other smartphones present in canvas series . The phone runs on android 2.3.6 gingerbread and has a good specification in terms of storage and processor except the camera which is just 3MP . Today we will discuss briefly how you can Root Micromax canvas viva smartphone . Everyone want to root their android smartphone but only one thing that stops them is the warranty which is gone once the phone is rooted. Yes! Rooting voids warranty . One more thing i would like to state here is that you can unroot your phone anytime .

Micromax canvas viva rooting guide

Lets check out the specifications first – The phone comes with a 1GHZ dual core processor and 512MB RAM . It has a rear camera of 3MP and no secondary (front) camera . The phone runs on android 2.3.6 Gingerbread which isn’t the latest and currently officially jelly bean update isn’t available for canvas viva . A 5 inch TFT display is present .

Also Check : How To Root Micromax Canvas 2 A110 Easily[Guide]

Disclaimer : Follow the steps properly unless your phone will get bricked . We should not be held responsible for any kind of damage done to your phone . If you have any kind of doubt just leave a comment below , we will answer asap .


Before we go further read the below FAQs related to Rooting .

Why Root MMX A72 Canvas Viva ?

Well this question may rolling into your mind . Why you should root your android smartphone ? Let me tell you why – There are certain sections of an android smartphone which we users can’t access or we aren’t granted access to them . So Rooting makes this possible . Once you root your phone , all the restrictions from different section will be removed . It will allow the system access to you and you can edit or modify it easily .


Does rooting really void your warranty?

The answer is Yes! But you can unroot your device anytime . Thus you can get back your phone’s warranty iff they aren’t able to figure out that your phone was rooted .


Rooting hurts the phone?

No! Rooting doesn’t have any kind of negative impact on your phone .


Backup :  Well Rooting doesn’t format or erase data present on your phone . But be on a safe side and take a backup of your data first before starting the root process . For backup you can install titanium backup app or super backup to backup your personal data .

Micromax A72 Canvas viva Root Guide


  • Firstly , download Piranhabox Rooting package and extract the tool to your desktop .
  • Download Canvas Viva Drivers from the official site here .
  • Connect your canvas viva device to the computer and Enable the USB debugging mode . To enable the USB debugging mode follow – Menu–>settings–>developers option–> USB debugging mode . Screenshot for more info

Root canvas viva Step USB debugging Mode

  • After connecting the device with USB cable open the tool you just downloaded and choose the MTK tab and then tick on the USB in the Piranhabox tool to tick on the One Key Root.
  • Click on the start button to start the rooting process . Once your phone gets rooted you need to remove the device from the computer .
  • Rooting Done! 😀


Check Whether your phone has been rooted or not with the help of an app called Root Checker   . You can install this app from the Play store and check the rooting status .

Also Check : Micromax Canvas Viva A72 Review

If your phone still doesn’t get rooted , just retry the process as mentioned above .

If you have any kind of doubt just leave a comment below . We will answer asap!

UPDATE: The guide present above is no longer working. Piranhabox isn’t detecting the device. Some of our readers have suggested ERoot through which they have rooted canvas viva. Search for the same on XDA forum.

If you have any other guide in mind you can let us know via a comment.

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