How to Root Micromax Canvas Spark 3 Q385 and Install TWRP Recovery

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If you own a Micromax Canvas Spark 3 Q385, and you are looking to flash TWRP and root this device, then you have visited the right page.

The Micromax Canvas Spark 3 Q385 is the affordable smartphone, with impressive looks, and is available at an unbelievable price of Rs. 4999 at Indian Online Store, The smartphone is targeted to the music lovers, since it packs the booming box speakers. The powerful 1.5CC Box 2509 speakers are integrated in the device, which lets the world groove to the music playlist. It has a Wide-screen 13.97cm (5.5-inch) HD IPS display, with 1280×720 pixels resolution and 16M colors. The smartphone is powered by a QUad-core processor, which is running at 1.3GHz speed, along with 1GB DDR3 RAM. The rear camera is 8 megapixels, while front camera is a 5 megapixels sensor. The device supports 3G connectivity, and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system. The 2500 mAh battery is rated for standby time of up to 360 hours and talktime of 7.5 hours. The internal storage is 8GB, from which 4.7GB is usable for the apps and phone storage, while supporting up to 32GB of microSD card for expandable storage memory.


If you are an Android Enthusiast, and want to Root and Install TWRP recovery on your beloved, then you have landed on the right page. In the due course of the article, we will guiding you through the process to root Micromax Canvas Spark Q385.

If you want to unleash the full potential of the hardware of your Micromax Canvas Spark Q385 , then rooting and flashing custom recovery like TWRP is the main concern. The Stock ROMs have often limited and unsupported features in the sense of Customization. When you have a rooted device and also flashed TWRP recovery, then you are free to install any Custom ROMs, Mods, Kernel, and Xposed etc., as well as many apps which requires root access to work properly. You can easily root the device with One Click Android Root Tool, with either via PC or through the APK, which is a quick process.

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Disclaimer: The covers although everything in a very neat and a processed manner so that our readers get exactly what they want, still there are meager chances of basic issues that may arise out of the listed steps here. Hence it is in sole interest of the user to follow the steps very cautiously so as to stay away from any mishappenings with your device.

Rooting and flashing the Custom ROM firmware, certainly without any doubt voids your devices warranty and in no way will be held responsible for warranty void or your bricked device.


Ensure to check your model number, which must be:

  • Micromax Canvas Spark Q385

You must have to ensure that prior to rooting your phone , you have read thoroughly the disclaimer and you agree to proceed further on your risk.

  • Phone Should be Charged

Your phone must be 70% charged at least, else, it may lead to complications sometimes while experimenting. Why to take risk, try to charge it fully.

  • Back Up

If you are either going to root your phone or install a Custom ROM, it is a good habit to make a back up of your phone. Make a back up of all your media like images, videos and all on your PC and your contacts on Cloud.

  • Enable USB Debugging

(Applicable only for PC method, Skip if you will use APK method)

You must enable USB debugging option by going in to Settings, Applications and Developer options.

Downloads For Rooting Micromax Canvas Spark Q385

Download the device drivers from the manufacturer’s website, otherwise the KingRoot PC will install the drivers in your computer. (Note: App method doesn’t require any drivers, because it works without PC)

Download  KingRoot APK for Android from here.

Download  KingRoot for Windows from here.

Download TWRP Recovery for Micromax Canvas Spark Q385 here

Procedure to Root Micromax Canvas Spark Q385 (Without PC with KingRoot APK)

Make sure that you have downloaded the required files (link in pre-requisite section of this article). Then, proceed to the steps.

Step 1: Open the browser of your phone and enter the address:  Then Download KingRoot APK for Android.

Step 2: As soon as KingRoot download would complete, then immediately tap on the drop-down notification bar to begin installation process.

Step 3: If by-default your device was set to ‘Install Blocked’, then you might get message ‘installation blocked’. Don’t  bother just tap on ‘Install anyway (unsafe)’ to skip the same, or manually enable the the installation in the settings. Settings>Lock screen and security>Unknown sources and enable the same.

Step 4: After enabling the installation, you will be prompted with ‘KingRoot’ installation screen. Just tap on ‘Install’ to begin the installation process. After the installation is complete, tap on ‘open button’ and this will start the KingRoot app.

Step 5: Without wasting any time, tap on ‘Try it’ button followed by ‘Get now’ just below ‘Root access not available’. This will start the rooting process.

Step 6: Now, rooting process has been finished and completed. After your device is rooted, you will return to the main screen, and this will finish the rooting process.

How to Root Micromax Canvas Spark Q385 (With PC with KingRoot for Windows)

Step 1: Run the ‘KingRoot for Windows PC’ setup file and install the software. After installation process completes, click on (completed to complete the setup.

Step 2: After enabling the USB Debugging Mode ‘On’, connect your Micromax Canvas Spark Q385 to the computer via USB cable. After the device is plugged in, the KingRoot will automatically detect the Model number and Android version of the device. If your computer have already driver installed, then it will be a quick process, otherwise KingRoot will install drivers (Internet Connection required).

Step 3: If USB Debugging Mode is already enable, then you will see the ‘Root (Attempt to root) buttons on the screen. Just click on the ‘Root’ button and this will begin the process.

Step 4: Monitor the rooting process with progress percentage bar, and the process will be completed in few minutes. The device will reboot several times during the process.

Steps to Install/ Flash TWRP Recovery on Micromax Canvas Spark Q385 Without PC

Step 1: Head over to the Play Store, and Install Flashify app. Link.

Step 2: Now move the downloaded Recovery.img file to the internal storage of the device.

Step 3: Now, open the Flashify app and then select the ‘Flash Recovery’ option, and navigate to the recovery.img file.

Step 4: That’s all! You have now TWRP working on your device.

Congratulations, now you have rooted and installed TWRP Recovery on Micromax Canvas Spark Q385. Now, you can install Xposed Framework, and customize your smartphone as per your preference. If you wish to verify, you may download and check the Root Status through Root Checker app.

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1 Comment
  1. Azam Aasfi says

    Is this recovery alright? I’m afraid if I brick mmx q385 which actually belongs to my friend and I want to know if that .img file is bugless.

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