These are the instructions to root Micromax Canvas HD A116 (running on android 4.1.2) using Root Genius Application on Windows Computer.
Requirements: Your device should have at least 20-30 percent battery to perform the rooting process.
Step 1: Download and install Micromax Canvas HD A116 USB driver on your computer.
Step 2: Enable USB Debugging on your Micromax Canvas HD A116 Smartphone. To enable USB debugging, Open Settings > Developers Option > USB Debugging > Tick to Enable.
(Developers Option is hidden for Android 4.2.2 or above, to show this option Go to Settings > About Phone > Built Number (Tap on it for 5-8 times).
Step 3: Download and Open Root Genius Application on your Windows Computer.
Step 4: Once Root Genius Application is launched, connect your Micromax A116 smartphone to the computer (with USB Debugging enabled).
Step 5: Once Your Micromax A116 is connected successfully to the computer, Root Genius will automatically detect your device.
Step 6: Now, Click on the “Root Now” button to begin the rooting process.
Step 7: Now, Root Genius will automatically “Root” your Micromax A116 and install the KingUser Application.
Step 8: Now your Micromax Canvas HD 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 KingUser. 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 Micromax Canvas HD A116 Phone Data like contacts, pictures, videos, music and etc will be not affected with this method.
[*] Warranty Void: Your Micromax Canvas HD A116 Device Warranty may be Void after following the above tutorial.
[*] Micromax Stock Firmware: If you are looking for the original Stock Firmware then head over to the Micromax Stock Firmware page.
[*] Micromax USB Driver: If you are looking for the original usb driver then head over to the Download Micromax USB Driver page.
[*] Credits: Root Genius Application was created by SJRoot (Developer).