An easy to understand step-by-step guide to Root Galaxy S Duos S7562 and Install CWM Recovery on it using ODIN.
Galaxy S Duos is quite old smartphone by Samsung which was released in July 2012. Galaxy S Duos S7562 is a budget smartphone packed with 480 x 900 pixels capacitive screen, 1 GHz Cortex A5 processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, 5 Megapixel of camera with LED flash light, Adreno 200 GPU and 4 GB of internal memory with SD card support. This phone comes with Android 4.0 ICS by default but thanks to some sweat developers for developing latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean custom ROMS for Galaxy S Duos.
In order to try and flash custom ROMs and Mods on your Galaxy S Duos, you need to root it. Here we are going to discuss detailed guide on how to Root Galaxy S Duos S7562 and install CWM Recovery.
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- First of all you need to have your mobile phone charged. It should have atleast 80% charge remaining.
- Enable USB Debugging on your phone from Settings –> Manage Applications –> Development –> USB Debugging.
- The most important one: Back up all your important data like contacts, SMS, emails etc.
- Download the latest USB Drivers for your Android Device from manufacturer official website.
Guide to Root Galaxy S Duos S7562 and Install CWM Recovery
Like our previous guides, this process also consists of two sub-processes. First you need to flash CWM Recovery on your phone and then you will root it.
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Install CWM Recovery on Galaxy S Duos S7562
Download Rooting Kit and ODIN. When downloading is completed, place it on your desktop. Place both the folders on your desktop.
Now turn OFF your Galaxy S Duos S7562 and boot it into download mode. For that press and hold “Volume Down + Power + Home” button until you see a logo on screen. When the phone is in download mode, connect it to your PC.
Now launch ODIN and just wait for few moments until it is fully launched. When its done, check boxes “Auto reboot” and “F.Reset Time” boxes. Now click on PDA box and browse for the CWM zip file you downloaded. At last hit the start button.
As soon as ODIN show a green message box with PASS text, you are done with flashing CWM Recovery. You can now disconnect your phone from your PC.
That was right way to install CWM Recovery on Galaxy S Duos S7562. Now you’re ready to proceed with rooting procedure.
Root Galaxy S Duos S7562
Again connect your phone to your PC and transfer the CWM-Superuser zip (from the downloaded rooting kit) to your phone SD card.
When the transfer is done, turn OFF your phone and remove the battery from it. After few seconds insert it again and then boot your Galaxy S Duos to recovery mode. For that turn OFF your smartphone and then press an hold “Volume Up + Home + Power Buttons” for few seconds.
In main recovery menu and select “Install ZIP from sdcard” followed by selecting “Choose zip from sdcard” and browse for the package you have just transferred to your phone SD card. This will start the rooting process. Once it is completed, reboot your phone from main recovery menu.
Yes you did it, you did it. You have perfectly rooted your rooted your Galaxy S Duos S7562 and installed CWM Recovery on it.