The Micromax Bolt A40 is a mid-range smartphone that runs on the Android 2.3 operating system. While you may think this is not the version you’ve been hoping to see on this device, you can always root your phone and get the most out of it, regardless of the version it currently runs on.

Rooting the Bolt A40 is not as difficult as you might think. Once you have rooted your phone, you can then do a million things on it without being under the manufacturer restrictions. Things that you can do include installing root-requiring apps, flashing ClockworkMod or TWRP Recovery, and using your creativity to make your device work the way you want.

Micromax Bolt A40

If this convinces you to root your device, here’s how you can do that.

Things You Need

1. In order for your PC to recognize your device, you must have the Micromax USB Drivers installed on your computer. You can download these drivers for free from here.

2. You are going to be using the Shuame app to gain root-access on your device. So head over to their website and download the app to your computer.

Root the Micromax Bolt A40

1. The first thing that you need to do on your phone is enable the USB debugging option. It is what allows your computer to interact with your device. To enable it, head to Menu->Settings->Applications->Development and turn ON the USB debugging option.

2. Connect your phone to your PC using the USB cable provided by your phone manufacturer.

3. Install the Shuame Root app on your PC by double-clicking on it and following the simple installation wizard. It shouldn’t take too long.

4. Open the app once it’s installed. Then, click on Root in the app and it will start rooting your device.

5. When the tool has done its operations, it should tell you whether it could successfully root your device or not. If it did, you’re good to go.

You’re done with rooting your Bolt A40 and it’s now capable of running root-requiring apps. Enjoy!

The Micromax Bolt A40 smartphone might not be as well known as some of the other smartphones out there in the world like the Samsung Galaxy S6 for instance, but it gets to run all the same root apps as the Samsung Galaxy S6 does. There is no difference between the root apps that can run on your low-end handset and the root apps that can run on your high-end handset. All you need to do is find out the names of the root apps that can assist you in creating a better device and also learning hoe to install them.

For the most part installing them is very easy and is done the same way you install most of your apps already. The vast majority of the root apps are available from the Google Play Store that you browse already for the non-root apps. The only difference is there is no front page available for the root apps showing you the latest and greatest ones to install. In fact, there is no help page at all for the root apps. They are all there and waiting for you to install them, however. You just need to learn the names and then browse for them using the search box in the Play Store.

Those of you who rooted the Micromax Bolt A40 because you wanted to have the full system access but don’t know any of the names of the root apps that you want to install can try checking out our post on the bets root apps for the Android operating system and reading the ones that you like from the list. Remember the names for the next time you open up the Google Play Store and then browse for those names. The apps download and end up in your app drawers just like any other apps. All you need to do is open them and then grant root access from the pop-up message available on the display.