Update Android One Phone with Official Android 5.1 Lollipop Update

Android 5.1 Official update is now officially rolled out for the Android one phones Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V, Spice Dream Uno. If you have any of these devices then you can get this update on your phone with OTA method. For those users who haven’t yet received OTA update yet, can go ahead and apply this update manually. Or if you are the rooted phone users then you need to use this guide to update your Android One with latest Android 5.1 Lollipop Update. This one is the official firmware and didn’t void the warranty of your phone.

Update Android One Phone with Official Android 5.1 Lollipop Update


Your warranty is void if you follow the given instruction in this guide. We the Howtorootmobile.com team or the developers are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards. Read all the instruction very carefully and Perform everything at your own risk.


This guide is only for the Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V, Spice Dream Uno android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.


Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.


Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important step that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.


Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.



If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.

After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.



Step 1. Download the latest update zip file for your device from the below mention link and save it on your phone SD card.

Micromax Canvas A1
Karbonn Sparkle V
Spice Dream Uno

Step 2. After this switch off your mobile and boot your device in recovery mode. To do this hold the power button + volume up button.

Step 3. Once you are in recovery mode, install the downloaded zip file on your phone. Select the zip file you downloaded using the volume up or down keys and choose it by pressing power button.

That’s it! Now select the “reboot system option” and wait for a few minutes to let the phone boot. Now you’re ready to go with lollipop

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