Root Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-i9082 and Install CWM Recovery [How to]

We know, Samsung is famous for its Galaxy Series, and frequently they add new phones in the series with compiled features. Here is the Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-i9082, a price range phone with some robust features like 5 inch display, 8 MP camera, 1.2 GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory, running on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.
Just like any other android smartphone, we have to root the device to avail more features in the Smartphone. After rooting, we can install Custom ROMs, Mods, Tweaks, etc. So, today, in this article, I will guide you on how to root Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-i9082 and install CWM recovery. But, before that please read the disclaimer and prerequisites for your safety only.

Read: Top 6 Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device

For directness, I have divided this post in two parts. In first part, I will explain “How to install CWM recovery on Galaxy Grand Duos GT-i9082″ and in other part, I will guide you on “How to root Galaxy Grand Duos GT-i9082″. So, let’s start our journey!


  • Make sure your mobile should possess 70 to 80% battery
  • Make sure that you have enabled USB debugging (All apps > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box)
  • Ensure you have backed up your important data.
  • Install USB drivers on your PC (Download USB Drivers or Download Samsung Kies (Drivers Included)).

How to install CWM Recovery on Galaxy Grand Duos GT-i9082

Step 1: Download Odin and “CWM Recovery image” to install CWM Recovery on Galaxy Grand Duos GT-i9082
Step 2: After downloading, extract and CWM recovery image. Open “Odin.exe” from it.
Step 3: Now, switch off your phone and enter into download mode by pressing and holding “Volume Down + Power + Home Button” together for few seconds till you see Android construction Logo/Android Logo.
Step 4: Now, connect you phone on computer via USB cable and in Odin a green/yellow light will turn on in ID:Com box as well as a message will be displayed as “Device Added”.
Step 5: Click on “PDA” button and choose “CWM touch_i9082_chotu.tar.md5″ from the extracted folder. Make sure that only F. Reset Time and Auto Reboot boxes are ticked on Odin. Don’t tick any other boxes.
Step 6: Click on “Start” and wait for the installation to complete.
Step 7: At last, you will see the PASS message on the ID:COM box and your device will be reboot automatically. Now, you can disconnect your device from PC.

That’s it! You have successfully installed CWM recovery on Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-i9082. Now, we will follow the second part on how to toot Galaxy Grand Duos GT-i9082 as below:

How To Root Galaxy Grand Duos GT-i9082

Step 8: Download “Root Package” and place it into external SD card.
Step 9: Switch off your handset and boot into CWM recovery mode by pressing and holding “Volume Up + Home Button + Power Button” for few seconds.
Step 10: From there, select “install zip from sd card” and give a path to root package, which you have downloaded earlier.
Step 11: After a few seconds, process will be completed and choose “reboot now”.

That’s it! You have successfully rooted your Galaxy Grand Duos GT-i9082 as well as installed CWM Recovery on it. This is the simplest guide to root Galaxy Grand Duos GT-i9082 and install CWM recovery.

If you face any problem while doing rooting and flashing then share with us, we will solve it ASAP! Happy Rooting! :D

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