The Samsung Galaxy Grand and its double SIM variant Grand Duos were released to target a special class of consumers who wish to own a high-end device with lavish specifications at a competitive price. This huge smartphone features a 12.72cms (WVGA) TFT display, 1.2GHz Dual Core processor, 2,100 mAh Li-Ion battery, 1080p Video Playback/Recording at 30 fps, 2.0MP front and 8.0MP rear camera with flash. No wonder why this phone has gained so much popularity in a very short span of time.
If you own the dual SIM version (GT-I9082) of this gigantic smartphone from Samsung, you can now root it now. If you are new to Android and are unfamiliar to rooting, we would recommend you to read our detailed article which might help you understand what rooting is and what possibilities does it have to offer. In short, rooting is a kind of breaking into the system files of you device and gain access to modify, alter and overwrite them. Having rooted your Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos, you will not only be able to install some nice apps and useful apps that require root permissions to run but can also be able to install mods, themes and custom ROMs, thus getting the best out of your phone.
Rooting your phone has, indeed, a lot of advantages but at the same times there are some dangers that lay hidden and might surface up if you make a mistake in following the procedure to the letter. As soon as you root your Galaxy Grand Duos, you will lose all claims to get warranty of you device. How ever you can later get the warranty back by unrooting your phone or by flashing back the stock firmware. In any case, we shall not be held liable to any damage done to your phone. Proceed at your own risk and if you do, be careful!
Before you do anything, please take care of the following things:
Having made the required preparations as suggested above, you can now have some action time. If you are new to it, may be you feel a little nervous- a natural reaction! Anyways follow the following instructions to install the ClockworkMod Touch Recovery to your Galaxy Grand Duos:
When your phone boots up, it will have CWM Touch Recovery installed on it. It is time now to flash the rooting package to your Galaxy Grand Duos.
To root your phone you will have to installed the SuperSU file to it using the CWM Touch recovery. This is how you can do it. Make sure you have copied the SuperSU zip file to your phone.
Your Galaxy Grand Duos GT-I9082 will now reboot and you will see “Android is upgrading” message while it boots up. Open app drawer and tap on the SuprSU app found there and update the binary if prompted. To verify the root, you can install and run the Root Checker app from the Google Play store.
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