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Rooting stock ROM 4.2.2-
1.Rooting A120 stock rom is very simple, download the framaroot app attached below
2.Install framaroot
3.Open framaroot and select install supersu
4.Choose the 3rd method (Barahir)
5.Now install busybox from play store
6.You are now rooted



MODS-
Improve battery backup
You must have noticed that about 4% battery is drained till morning when phone is in standby, a simple buildprop tweak can solve this and now my phone drains only 0% OR 1% battery in standby overnight, just follow the steps below-
1.You must be rooted before doing this
2.Download root browser from playstore
3.Open Root Browser, it will ask you to download utilities, press NO
4.Scroll down and open system folder
5.Open build.prop, you will see a menu asking how to open the file, select RB Text Editor
6.Now be very careful, don't make any mistake here
7.Scroll to the bottom and type "pm.sleep_mode=1"
8.Now press back button twice then press yes to save the changes
9.Now enjoy no battery drain


Youtube Lag Fix
If you play a video on latest youtube app, it will lag on any mt6582 device with android 4.2.2, You need to install an older version of the youtube app from here
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RECOVERY-
CWM Recovery-
ClockWorkMod recovery is the only stable recovery available for A120 at the moment
Instructions-
1.You must be rooted before this
2.Download recovery.img from here and place it in your sd card, not in any other folder in sd card
3.Install mobileuncle tools from play store
4.Open mobile uncle tools and select recovery update, now select RECOVERY UPDATE
5.Select Recovery.img
6.Select reboot into recovery from moblie uncle tools to boot into recovery or you can also switch off the phone then press (vol up+vol dwn+power) buttons then press up arrow


STOCK Recovery-
Download here, thanks to amit_aks_007 for sharing
Flashing instructions are same as CWM(above)



ROMs-

CleanKAT ROM by me-
It's the first and the best stock based kitkat ROM by me, I reccomend using this, follow the ROM THREAD for all links and downloads, flashing instructions and updates



KAT120 ROM by me-
It's the first RIO based kitkat custom ROM for C2C by me, follow the ROM THREAD for flashing instructions and downloads/updates



EPIC120 ROM by me-
I reccomend using this ROM for JB users, even after trying other ROMs, I always come back to EPIC, it will give you 500+ free ram and 650+ free ram on boot also, heating is reduced, read everything about it before deciding, Head to my ROM THREAD here for all info about this ROM


XOLO Q1010i ported by me-
This is XOLO Q1010i stock 4.2.2 ROM ported by me, check ROM THREAD for all info about how to flash and screenshots and do hit thanks if you like it


Wiko Rainbow CWM flashable-
This is the latest version of wiko rainbow stock ROM (23 jun) flashable via CWM recovery for our canvas 2 colours, this is also made by me, go to the ROM THREAD here for flashing instructions


Myphone Rio ROM-
Micromax A120 is a rebranded myphone RIO and Myphone RIO ROM is much better than stock ROM as it has little less RAM usage and probably less heating, personally I prefer RIO ROM over stock mmx ROM because rio has stock AOSP UI and no bloatware(useless preinstalled apps)
Instructions-
1.You must have CWM recovery installed before trying this
2.Make a full backup from CWM in case anything goes wrong
3.Download RIO ROM MyPhone_Agua_Rio_S5501_v1.17_Deodexed
4.Reboot into recovery
5.Wipe data/factory reset
6.Go to advanced and wipe dalvik cache
7.Go to mouns and storage and format /system
8.Go back and select install zip from sdcard, select MyPhone_Agua_Rio_S5501_v1.17_Deodexed.zip and confirm
9.Reboot after flashing is complete
10.Enjoy AOSP like experience



STOCK A120 ROM
Instructions-
1.You must have CWM recovery installed before trying this
2.Make a full backup from CWM in case anything goes wrong
3.Download STOCK ROM
4.Reboot into recovery
5.Wipe data/factory reset
6.Go to advanced and wipe dalvik cache
7.Go to mouns and storage and format /system
8.Go back and select install zip from sdcard, select "copy of stock rom.zip" and confirm
9.Reboot after flashing is complete
10.CREDITS- Akash Ujjainkar for sharing
11.Enjoy
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inverted commas are to be put ?

"pm.sleep_mode=1"
 
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Default Please include a guide to return to stock.

In order to claim warranty, one needs to return to stock ROM / recovery.

This is my first non-samsung device, so I am not familiar with how to do this for this device.

Please include a guide on how to get the phone back to 'everything-stock' in case phone has to be returned for repair during warranty period.

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In order to claim warranty, one needs to return to stock ROM / recovery.

This is my first non-samsung device, so I am not familiar with how to do this for this device.

Please include a guide on how to get the phone back to 'everything-stock' in case phone has to be returned for repair during warranty period.

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You can always restore your CWM backup to return back to your previous setup and if you want to unroot, open framaroot app and select unroot, and i will post the stock recovery later
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Default How to Set / Unset Contacts as favourites ?

Hi,

I recently bought the A120.

I am unable to find a way to mark (or unmark) contacts as favourites ?

My GO contact widget identifies my favourite contacts (set from my earlier phone), but there is no marking or selection for favourite contacts in the contacts list ?

So is there a way to set a contact as 'favourite' ?
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Hi,

I recently bought the A120.

I am unable to find a way to mark (or unmark) contacts as favourites ?

My GO contact widget identifies my favourite contacts (set from my earlier phone), but there is no marking or selection for favourite contacts in the contacts list ?

So is there a way to set a contact as 'favourite' ?
Open the Contact app.
Slide to left.
U will find Favourite option.



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