Update Micromax Unite 2 A106 to Official Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware. Micromax Unite 2 A106 smartphone was released soon after Motorola released their Moto E. Micromax Unite 2 gave a tough competition although it had some decent features and specs. The most eye catching feature of this phone was that it has 21 different pre-loaded languages in built in it. So you can express your each word in your own language. Unite 2 has 4.7 inch of display with 480×800 pixels of resolution. The 1.3 GHz Quad core processor and 1 GB RAM can run all those high end games and apps with ease. Some of its more features include 4 GB internal memory, 5 megapixel rear camera with flash, 2 megapixel front camera, and external memory expandable upto 32 GB. This smartphone was loaded with Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware. But with the launch of Android L the unite 2 users were little disappointed as there was no sign from Micromax to upgrade their Micromax Unite 2 A106 smartphone to Android 5.0 Lollipop OS. After much wait the Micromax company has finally launched the Android L update for Unite 2.
In this article we will see some easy steps in flashing the latest and official Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware on your Micromax Unite 2 A106 smartphone. Remember that this is not any unofficial custom ROM but an official Stock firmware launched by Micromax. After flashing this firmware you can experience all the latest Lollipop features on your phone. Also i am glad to tell you that it is completely stable, fast and has no bugs at all. If your phone has any unofficial custom ROM installed in it they it will get replaced by this official Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware, Also if you have rooted your phone that means if you have lost your phones warranty then it can be regained back by flashing this update. Installing an official firmware can get back all the phone settings as they were when you bought it. This firmware update can be flashed on both 4GB or 8GB Micromax Unite 2 variants. So if you want to flash the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware on your Micromax Unite 2 A106 smatphone then proceed to our step by step article given below.
You must attempt each and every step given below at your own risk. Do not held me or the Micromax Pvt Ltd. responsible if your device encounter any problem or gets bricked. You and only you will be held liable for that. So I strongly recommend you to thoroughly follow each step with complete attentive mind. If you have any fear in mind just do not proceed further.
- Do not forget to backup all your important phone data and settings including contacts, sms/mms, apn settings, call logs, whatsapp messages, memos etc. on your SD card or on your PC for more safety.
- Make sure that you’ve enabled the USB debugging mode on your phone. If not, then do so by following the path Menu->Settings->Developer options ->USB debugging. If you can’t see Developer option then go to Settings->About Phone and tap 7 times on the Build number. This will appear the Developer option in the Settings menu.
- Make sure your computer has Micromax Unite 2 mobile drivers installed in it. This is must so as to detect the phone when connected to computer. You can manually install the drivers from the link given below.
- You must temporarily disable all the security related tools like antivirus and firewall that are installed on your computer. They may increase the risk of interruption during the flashing process.
Procedure to flash Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware on Micromax Unite 2 A106:
Step 1: Download both the files on your computer.
Step 2: Extract both the files in a specific folder. You’ll see the following files in the firmware package.
Step 3: Firstly launch the SP Flash tool which you’ve just downloaded and extracted.
Step 4: On the SP Flash window you’ll see a ‘Scatter loading‘ button. Click on it and browse to this ‘MT6582_Android_scatter.txt’ file from the extracted firmware package.
Step 5: Then select the ‘Firmware Upgrade‘ option located on the SP Flash tool window. Now you’ll see that 11 files are loaded in the SP Flash tool window.
Step 6: Now safely switch off your Micromax Unite 2 smartphone using the Power button. Then remove the battery from your phone.
Step 7: Keeping the phone as it is (switched off) connect it to your computer. Do not insert battery just connect it using the original USB cable.
Step 8: Simply press the ‘Download‘ button located on the SP Flash tool window. This will begin the actual Android 5.0 Lollipop flashing process on your Micromax Unite 2 smartphone.
Note: When you connect your Micromax Unite 2 phone to computer in power off state, if it shows charging message then it means your Micromax Unite 2 is not getting detected by your computer. The main reason behind this may be the improper USB drivers installation. So firstly verify that you’ve properly installed the Mobile drivers on your PC or not. You can install them manually from the links given in the Pre-Requisites section.
Step 9: This Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware flashing process will take approximately 5 to 10 minutes to complete. Be patient and wait for the process to finish.
Note: Do not unplug the USB cable as it will interrupt the Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware flashing process.
Step 10: As soon as it completes, you’ll see a green colored circle with Download OK written on the SP Flash tool window. This will confirm that you’ve successfully flashed the latest official Android 5.0 Lollipop on your Micromax Unite 2 A106 smartphone. You may remove the USB cable now.
Note: By any mistake if the process gets interrupted then unplug the USB cable, wait few seconds and redo the process again as it is mentioned above.
Hurray! You have successfully flashed the latest official Android 5.0 Lollipop on your Micromax Unite 2 A106 smartphone. To confirm the same go to Menu->Settings->About Device. In case if you come across any difficulty, just inform me through the comments section. I’ll try to solve your problem. Till then Enjoy! 🙂