Root Spice Dream Uno Mi-498 Android One handset Easily


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Google recently unveiled the Android One handsets in India and they are pretty awesome budget devices.  Spice Dream Uno Mi-498 is a big hit with positive response from consumers and critics as its most affordable Android One handset. So today we bring to you how to Root Spice Dream Uno Mi-498 Android One handset easily.


Rooting your device may cause loss of warranty.

You are only responsible by following further all losses and damages caused to device. We will not be held liable in any circumstances.

   Guide on How to Root Spice Dream Uno Mi-498 Easily

Before you proceed any further make sure to charge your device above 30%, though we recommend a full charged device before rooting.

  Step -2: Make Sure Device Model No

Check the model number of device and make sure you have correct model or device for which the guide is prepared. Be warned before using this guide with any other product from same brand or different brand.

This guide is for Spice Dream Uno Mi-498 on all carries and variants only.

  Step -1: Read Advantages and Disadvantages of Rooting

  Advantages and Disadvantages of Rooting your Android Device.

  Step 0: Backup your Device

Necessary as this process will wipe everything so before hand make a backup and keep it on PC or external SD card. A backup is always recommended.

  Backup your Android Device.

   Step 1: Setup ADB and Fastboot

Follow this guide on How to Setup ADB and Fastboot to setup ADB and if before you have used ADB skip to next step.

  Step 2: Download USB Drivers, Recovery and

Here’s link to download  USB DriversRecovery and

  Step 3: Open ADB Connect your phone

Enable USB Debugging on your handset by going into Settings>About and tapping the Build Number seven times. Then go to Setting>Developer Options and check the USB Debugging Box. 

Open ADB on PC and connect Phone and type adb devices  . If it shows a device attached you are good to go. It may show more than one device in case you are running bluestacks so close it first than proceed further. 

Rename the downloaded recovery file to recovery.img and move it to folder where adb tools are located and issue following commands one by one. This will wipe everything from phone so backup everything you need as your phone will return to fresh state.

  • adb reboot bootloader
  • fastboot oem unlock
  • fastboot oem unlock
  • fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • fastboot reboot

Now simply transfer the download to your device using data cable and reboot to recovery by entering 

  • adb reboot recovery

In recovery use volume button or soft key to scroll and select and browse to place where you transferred your

Flash it and reboot and you will have root access.

  Verify Root Access

To verify root access by installing the Root Check from   Play Store.

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  1. Srinivasa TN says

    The above recovery.img link is taking me to a site where the recovery.img is for micromax canvas A1. Flashing the same recovery image has bricked my phone and I am not able to boot. Any idea how to recover?


    1. Vivek says

      The recovery is common to all Android One devices and you may have messed up with something try Wiping Data in recovery or flash the Factory ROM for Spice Dream Uno

    2. Vivek Goel says

      both have same process you might have performed a step incorrectly

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