Galaxy Grand

How to Root Galaxy GRAND I9082 on XXUBMGA Jellybean 4.2.2 Firmware – Guide

Video thumbnail for youtube video Samsung Galaxy Grand 5" Android Phone Launched in India at Rs 21500 - Specs, Features - Android AdvicesStill wondering on how you can root your Samsung Galaxy GRAND I9082 Android smartphone? The answer lies here as in the due course of this article we will help you root the device so that you can install the jellybean 4.3 Android OS. Now, when enough number of custom ROMs are available for Galaxy GRAND, you can now make the most out of your phone. Though it’s unfortunate that Samsung is still ditching Galaxy GRAND for the latest jellybean 4.3 as of now, let’s check out on how you can root the device first.

Before proceeding to check on what are the instructions which will help you update the device, you will need to follow the list of quick pre requisites which are mentioned below;

Quick Pre Requisites:

  • Create a backup of all the data present in your Galaxy GRAND with the help of below mentioned steps manually and not with the help of KIES. Alternatively, you also need to create a backup of WhatsApp / any other chat messenger backup as well as it will be erased after applying the update.

Note: Don’t backup the data with the help of ROM Manager as it may brick the device completely.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Head over to the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging” in your Samsung Galaxy GRAND so as to enable the USB Debugging Mode.
  • Make sure that minimum charge left in your phone is 50% or else there is a risk of device getting turned off in the middle of firmware update increases which may even brick your Galaxy GRAND.

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.

Before you proceed, make sure that you are on XXUBMGA version of firmware which you can check the same from “Settings > About Phone”. Just in case if your device is not on this firmware, you can manually update the same without losing the warranty from the below mentioned link;

Once you are done with all the above mentioned steps, you can now proceed to the next page where we have mentioned a detailed guide which will help you root the device.

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