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Karbonn A26 Smart is a big android device. By big I mean the screen! The phone is having great specifications in a decent price amount. You get 5 inch big screen, 512 MB RAM, 1.3 GHz Dual Core computer.


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Let's see the specifications of this great device.



Thanks for Fonearena for these specifications but they forgot to mention the Chipset and the CPU frequency!

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Chipset and CPU Frequency

MediaTek MT6572 clocked at 1.3 GHz.

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How To Root Karbonn A26 Smart

1. Download Farmaroot 1.6.x app from here [Credits for this app goes to alephzain
2. Click SuperSU
3. Tap Boromir
4. You'll see a successful message.
5. Reboot!

Problem in rooting Karbonn A26 Smart? Follow this damn easy guide (every step explained): Click Here

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Are you bricked? If yes then flash the stock firmware!

Stock Firmware [ROM and Flashing Tool for Karbonn A26]

Click HERE

The guide is present there only. Just flash it by SP Tools! All tools/drivers are included. I hope there is someone who can upload this on MediaFire or at any other site because my internet is down these days!

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ClockWorkMod Recovery

Download- Click HERE.

The ClockWorkMod Recovery has been successfully ported to Karbonn A26 Smart.

How To Flash it:

1. Download MobileUncle MTK Tools from the Play Store.
2. Rename the recovery's name to recovery.img
3. Click on Recovery update
4. You'll see recovery.img on the top.
5. Tap on it to install and press yes.

Reboot to recovery!

[Credits: rua1 for his tool and revant for porting this to Karbonn A26.]

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Swap Internal SD Card and External SD Card

1. Open Root Explorer.
2. Go to System.
3. Open etc folder.
4. Open vold.fstab file with text editor.
5. replace sdcard0 and sdcard1
6. Reboot!

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Karbonn A26 Smart is a big android device. By big I mean the screen! The phone is having great specifications in a decent price amount. You get 5 inch big screen, 512 MB RAM, 1.3 GHz Dual Core computer.


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Let's see the specifications of this great device.



Thanks for Fonearena for these specifications but they forgot to mention the Chipset and the CPU frequency!

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Chipset and CPU Frequency

MediaTek MT6572 clocked at 1.3 GHz.

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How To Root Karbonn A26 Smart

1. Download Farmaroot 1.6.x app from here [Credits for this app goes to alephzain
2. Click SuperSU
3. Tap Boromir
4. You'll see a successful message.
5. Reboot!

Problem in rooting Karbonn A26 Smart? Follow this damn easy guide (every step explained): Click Here

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Are you bricked? If yes then flash the stock firmware!

Stock Firmware [ROM and Flashing Tool for Karbonn A26]

Click HERE

The guide is present there only. Just flash it by SP Tools! All tools/drivers are included. I hope there is someone who can upload this on MediaFire or at any other site because my internet is down these days!

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ClockWorkMod Recovery

Download- Click HERE.

The ClockWorkMod Recovery has been successfully ported to Karbonn A26 Smart.

How To Flash it:

1. Download MobileUncle MTK Tools from the Play Store.
2. Rename the recovery's name to recovery.img
3. Click on Recovery update
4. You'll see recovery.img on the top.
5. Tap on it to install and press yes.

Reboot to recovery!

[Credits: rua1 for his tool and revant for porting this to Karbonn A26.]

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The link given in the above post for hotfile is now not available.
Will you please post some another link for the same.
thanks in advance any progress for custom roms?
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Thanks a ton for the OP and the Dev who created farmaroot app.
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