Root Galaxy Grand I9082 on Jelly Bean 4.2.2 XXUBMGA Official Firmware

Galaxy Grand I9082 ranks really high in many people’s preferences. If we consider this, then a tutorial on how to root this phone to Android 4.2.2 comes just in the neck of time. The guide works only in case your phone includes the Jelly Bean 4.2.2 XXUBMGA official firmware.

Requirements

To root the device you own, you should first get in touch with the following requirements:

  • download, on your PC (or laptop) Odin tool (from this place) and Rooting Package (file name: CWM-touch_i9082_chotu.tar.zip);
  • make a batch of backups;
  • charge the battery of your handset till the unit is fully charged;
  • turn on USB Debugging by opening Settings, tapping Applications, selecting Development and then opting for the USB Debugging.Galaxy-Grand-Duos-I9082

Instructions

  1. The Galaxy Grand GT-I9082 can be rooted by following the next compulsory steps. After you have downloaded what e told you to on your notebook (or personal computer), you should go on by turning on these options while in the Odin: F. Reset Time followed by a box called Auto Reboot; if Re-partition is turned on, disable it, then switch the smartphone off. Have it boot into Download Mode by holding the following keys at the same time: Volume Down and Home; now press Power and wait till the device is powered on.
  2. When you spot the phone entering Normal Mode, you have to retry the process. After the handset enters the Download Mode, everything is alright.
  3. So you can plug your phone to your notebook afterwards and, when you stumble across “Added!!” and a yellow ID:COM port number, then you will know that the phone and the PC are in a good connection between one another, so that you can proceed with this task: tap PDA and choose a .tar file.
  4. The following task should be performed: tap START. Then have patience for a short while, since the rooting process will start to happen.
  5. At the end of the rooting stage of the tutorial, the Grand I9082 is expected to reboot automatically. Then the smartphone should appear with its Home screen.
  6. This means the following: you need to unplug the handset from your laptop and head over to Google Play. Why? Because you will want to see if your phone is really rooted on XXUBMGA Jelly Bean 4.2.2 stock firmware. And the app which will give you peace of mind is in there, going by the name of Root Checker. What you can also consider doing is this: get SuperSu User Zip archive on your handset.
  7. Move on by powering your smartphone off. After that you should enter the device in Recovery Mode; like this: press and simultaneously hold Power + Volume Up + Home. Now opt for “Install zip from SD card“, select “Choose zip from SD card” and afterwards opt for SuperSU Root Package we previously mentioned (use Power to choose this file).
  8. Then opt for “Yes” to confirm the flashing. The phone is going to reboot next and you will be able to gain advantage from its rooted state. Which entails things like installing custom ROMs, tweaks, root-only applications, battery improvement, performance tweaks and so on.

The smartphone can remain stuck in boot loop. When that also happens to your phone, you should do this: power the Galaxy Grand I9082 off, turn it on afterwards and then simply redo the tutorial from beginning till the end and your issue will find a solution.

Posted In How To - By Mihai Mateescu

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