These are the instructions to root Karbonn A26 (running on android 4.1) using Framaroot Application on Phone itself (does not require computer).
Requirements: Your Karbonn A26 smartphone should have at-least 10-20 percent of phone battery to perform the rooting process.
Step 1: Enable installation of 3 party Apps on your Karbonn A26. To Enable, Open Settings > Security > Device Administration >Unknown Sources (tick to enable it).
Step 2: Download and install Framaroot Application on your Karbonn A26 smartphone. Once installation is completed you will be able to see the Framaroot Icon in the App Menu.
Step 3: Now, Tap on the Framaroot App Icon to Open it.
Step 4: Once Framaroot Application is launched you will be able to see the following screen on your Device:
Step 5: In Framaroot, You will be able to see 2 options i.e Boromir and Faramir. Tap on any Option (for example, we Tap on Boromir).
Step 6: Now, you will be able to see the Framaroot success Message on the Phone Screen.
Step 7: Now, you have to restart your Device.
Step 7: Now your Karbonn A26 smartphone is Rooted. To check whether your phone is rooted correctly, open Applications Menu, there you will be able to see a new app installed, called SuperSU. If this app exist then it means you have successfully rooted your device.
Optional: You can also verify the root status of your device by using the Root Checker Application.
[*] No data loss process: Your Karbonn A26 Phone Data like contacts, pictures, videos, music and etc will be not affected with this method.
[*] Device Warranty: Once you full unroot your device through SuperSU, you can claim for the phone warranty. In short no need to worry for phone warranty.
[*] How to Unroot? To unroot, Open SuperSU > Settings > Full Unroot.
[*] Karbonn Stock Firmware: If you are looking for the Karbonn A26 Stock Firmware then head over to the Download Karbonn Stock Firmware Page.
[*] Karbonn USB Driver: If you are looking for the Karbonn A26 USB Driver then head over to the Download Karbonn USB Driver Page.
[*] Credits: Framaroot Application is developed by alephzain (XDA Developer).