How To: Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Micromax Canvas A1 – OTA Package

In this tutorial checkout how to install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Micromax Canvas A1 – Android One Smartphone

It has been just about 2-3 days Google has rolled out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for Nexus devices and the same Android 6.0 OTA update is available for Micromax Canvas A1 Smartphones. The Android 6.0 update for Micromax Canvas A1 devices is rolled out after few hours of rolling out for Nexus devices. The update is already available for most of the Micromax Canvas A1 devices out there but if you still haven’t received the update notification then follow this tutorial and manually install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Micromax Canvas A1.

Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Micromax Canvas A1

Before you follow the steps listed in this tutorial make sure you are non-rooted and are completely on stock firmware. If you are not on stock firmware then flash the stock firmware first and then follow the steps on how to install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Micromax Canvas A1.

Early Preparations:

  1. This tutorial is only for Micromax Canvas A1 and should not be carried out on other devices.
  2. Enable USB Debugging on Micromax Canvas A1 from Developer Options.
  3. Charge Micromax Canvas A1 to at least 50%.
  4. Backup all of your important data and settings. Backup SMS | Contacts | Call Logs.

Disclaimer: The steps listed below should be carried out carefully and if failed might brick your device. So proceed at your own risk and we are not responsible for any damage to your Micromax Canvas A1.


Android 6.0 OTA for Micromax Canvas A1 – Download

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How to Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Micromax Canvas A1:

Step 1: Download the Android 6.0 OTA Package for Micromax Canvas A1 from the above links.

Step 2: Transfer it to your device’s internal or external storage. Make sure to copy at the root of the storage but not inside any folder.

Step 3: Boot Micromax Canvas A1 into Recovery Mode.

  • Power off Micromax Canvas A1.
  • Press and hold Volume up, down and power buttons simultaneously together until you see something on screen.
  • Now Choose Recovery to boot into Recovery Mode.

Step 4: Follow the instructions listed here and install Android 6.0 OTA on Micromax Canvas A1.

Step 5: Reboot to normal mode.

That’s it now your Micromax Canvas A1 is running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow firmware. If you face any issues after installing Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Micromax Canvas A1 then try clearing cache and wipe data reset from Recovery Mode.

Have any queries? Post them in the comment section below.

Written by Alpesh

Tech Lover, Gadget Freak and the founder of Gizmo Advices who loves to play with Custom ROM's, Kernel's etc.

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