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Root/CWM for Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082
02-03-2013, 10:03 PM (This post was last modified: 03-03-2013 01:24 PM by dbdnvikas.)
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Root/CWM for Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082
This tutorial will cover the procedure to Root Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 Android Smartphone. Samsung Galaxy Grand is Android smartphone from Samsung, that runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean out of the box, the device has a 1.2Ghz Dual Core Processor, a massive 5.0″ WVGA TFT LCD Display, 8 MP rear shooter and 2MP front shooter, 2,100mAh Battery and usual connectivity options.

[Image: Samsung-Galaxy-Grand.jpg]

Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082 is officially available in Indian Markets. You can watch the Mumbai Launch Event Video. This device has just launched and devs are still working on a rooting procedure for this smartphone, as of now none of them are available.

How To Root Galaxy Grand Duos I9082?


Installing Recovery:
  1. Download Drivers for your device: download from this thread.
  2. Download Recovery from this link and Odin flashing tool from here.
  3. Boot your device into download mode. Press and hold (Vol Down + Power + Home Button) and wait for boot.
  4. Extract the "WM-touch_i9082_chotu.tar.zip"
  5. Click PDA Tab and select "CWM-touch_i9082_chotu.tar.md5" file that is obtained from extracting the zip package.
  6. Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time should be tick marked.
  7. Click START and wait for the flash to complete.


Thanks to @roycejp for the tip.

Rooting and Flashing SU:
  1. Download SuperSU --> here.
  2. Transfer the downloaded file to the external memory of your device.
  3. Turn off the device, boot into recovery. Press and hold Vol UP + Power + Home Button. (Read: Boot into Recovery Mode on Grand Duos)
  4. Select "Install zip from SD Card" >> "Choose zip from SD Card" >> now select the "UPDATE-SuperSU-v1.05.zip" file.


That's all. You've successfully rooted your device. Do post below if you face any difficulties.

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02-24-2013, 10:45 PM (This post was last modified: 02-24-2013 10:48 PM by roycejp.)
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RE: Root/CWM for Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082
(02-23-2013 01:52 PM)chotu222 Wrote:  
(02-23-2013 12:21 AM)roycejp Wrote:  There is small update.

the xxx.tar.md5 needs to be renamed to xxx.tar after downloading.
(i.e. just drop the md5)
Else Odin will throw an error. 

It was a mistake from the original developer/uploader.
It has been corrected in the original thread at XDA .

Also, make sure you transfer the downloaded 'UPDATE-SuperSU-v1.05.zip' file to the root of your *external* SD card (not Internal storage).
It ain't mistake dude
Hi Chotu222 ...
BTW guys Chotu222 is the reason why we have a rooted Grand ! Take the time to Thank him on the thread at XDA !
Well, Odin threw an error with the original file name, but worked fine after dropping the .md5 extension....
Wonder why ?
What's the procedure now ... retain the md5 extension or drop it ?

Guys, if one gives an error try the other .... Smile
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