Root Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-i9082 Install CWM Recovery

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Samsung launched the Galaxy Grand few months back and it’s now a hit in the market. seeing it’s popularity developers are becoming very interested in it. Galaxy Grand features an awesome hardware with a lots of customization inbuilt.  the Galaxy Grand is also been voted as the best selling smartphone of 2013 and it deserves to be in the list.

So now coming to the point to Root Samsung Galaxy Grand, by rooting your phone you can remove the bloatwares (stock apps) and modify your phone by installing Custom ROM’s.


Note: please carefully follow the procedure, we are not responsible if you brick your phone.

Requirements :

  1. Backup all of your data.
  2. you need to enable USB Debugging to do so go to Settings > Application > Development > USB Debugging and tick the check box.
  3. make sure that your phone have at least 60% of battery charged, so that it’ll not face any problem while doing the procedure.
  4. Disable any Antivirus apps if you’ve installed any of them because they makes problem while rooting.
  5. Download the USB Drivers of your phone so that it’ll not have any problem while connecting to PC.
  6. Download ODIN from here

First Install CWM Recovery 

First of all we need to install CWM Recovery so that to get rooting access.

  1. So Download the ADB Drivers from here
  2. Now Download the CWM Recovery file from here

Now the steps begin Turn your device off and press Volume Down + Home Button + Power Button together now when you see the logo just release the button and then press volume up button to confirm the permissions asked.

Now you need to connect your Phone to the PC via USB Cable and then open the ODIN that you’ve downloaded before.
Now you’ve to check that the COM: xx (xx stands for Port Number of USB, it can be any no.)
Now you need to extract the CWM Recovery ZIP file that you’ve already downloaded.

Now in ODIN select PDA and then navigate to the place where you’ve extracted the CWM file and then select it.
Now click on start and after some time you’re done with installing the CWM Recovery on your Galaxy Grand Duos.

How to Root :

Now it’s really simple to root the Galaxy Grand, first of all you need to download this file and send it to your SD card.
1. Now Just Power off your phone and then press the Volume Down + Home + Power button together to boot your phone into the recovery mode.
2. You need to use volume button to navigate through the menu so scroll down to “Install ZIP from SD card” and then select it and choose the “UPDATE-SuperSU-” file. and your phone will be rooted.
3. after the root procedure just select reboot system now and you’re done.

Now you can install any custom ROM you want on your phone, you can request any ROM in the comments section below. and I hope this tutorial helped you out. till then enjoy your rooted phone and install the best ROOT Apps. Once you will Root Samsung Galaxy Grand, you can enjoy many other features with other ROMs.

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  1. SUSHANK SOOD says

    is there any way to covert home button into a dedicated camera button when its in use.. i m new to android and dnt knw much about rooting n CWM methods??

  2. saeed says

    hi i success in odin
    but when i follow step 2
    from sd card it has bellow erorr

    filed to verify whole-file signature
    filed to verify whole-file signature
    signature verifivation failed
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  3. wolfheart says

    I followed your steps, I am stucked in the final steps where I should choose to install SuperSU from sd card. I can’t see this option in my phone. I’ve the up button to choose custom rom and down button to cancel. When I choose the up button I get nothing except the android logo + Downloading… + Do not turn off target !!

    Can any one please help?

    • Biswa says

      Thanks for clearing that up. But I am not able to ROOT with neither or I get following message:
      E: failed to verify whole-file signature
      E: failed to verify whole-file signature
      E: signature verification failed

        • Biswa says

          Instead of restart, pull out battery and restart in CWM recovery mode. That’s what I did.
          Please check other website/blog as well. Thanks

    • Biswa says

      OK, I pulled out battery. Restart in normal mode, connected USB. Then power off and power on in ODIN mode. Fine, CMW Recovery installed.
      Now 2nd step How to install from SD Card? I go straight to ODIN Mode with Power+Vol dn+Home button. Please help.

      • Biswa says

        update this message appears:
        E: failed to verify whole-file signature
        E: failed to verify whole-file signature
        E: signature verification failed

  4. Biswa says

    Thanks for clearing that up. But I am not able to ROOT with neither or I get following message:
    E: failed to verify whole-file signature
    E: failed to verify whole-file signature
    E: signature verification failed

  5. rahul says

    device rooting ill hurt mobile ….?
    nd hw i connect ma pc net on ma cell all told me abt service pack 3 nd i installd on ma pc bt also i cant use net on ma cell itz galaxy grand duos

  6. Samir says

    unable to root
    I installed cwm recovery
    but it gives error when installing Supersu file form sd card it throws error of signature failed Please help

  7. Maxine French says

    I loved reading your post, Varun. I tried to install this in my Galaxy grand and I am so happy to tell you that it was a success. Thanks a lot for your help and sharing this informative piece of article with us.

  8. Shaunak says

    After the CWM installation, I cant open the cwm recovery. Instead on pressing volume up+home+power i get the usual android recovery

  9. Sumanth says

    Dear Friends ,

    Why to root your Samsung Galaxy Grand duos mobile phone , let it be in Android 4.1.2 only i dont think so there will be very much difference in updating to 4.2.2. Please if any give comments

  10. rohit says

    hi.. need hepl plz reply soon , i completely root my galaxy grand through this method. but i cant install any kind of rom in my cell.. plzz help me.. i am trying to install this rom..

  11. fuad says

    bro now i undersand what they try to explain… here my step

    when you do the step on the odin process try to un tick the auto reeboot and then after complete the odin step and process straight away press the root step button [vol down + home and the power button soo the you can get the cwm recovery mode well hope you guys understand :)

  12. zac says

    my galaxy grand froze at logo screen with a small exclamation sign at the top left hand corner of the screen and it wont start up with should i do??… help!!

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