How to Root Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3

Samsung released Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 targeting the mid-range and low-cost android segment. The device is available all over the world. If you are searching for a guide to “Root Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 ” then you are at the right place. We are going to guide you through the process of rooting Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3. The guide is tested and working perfectly.

Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 sports a 4″ capacitive display with good viewing angles. The device is powered by a 1.5 GHz Dual Core processor coupled with 512 MB Ram which is good for moderate usage. On the software side, the device runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with TouchWiz on top. If you want to increase the performance on your device then we advice you to root your device.

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Rooting your Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 will help you gain administrative rights over the device so that you can add or remove core programs. You can even remove the laggy TouchWiz from your device which will boost the performance of the device to a large extent. You can also install a number of custom ROMs available for the device which will change the way your device look. In this guide we will show you How to Root Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3  and Install Custom Recovery on it.

Warning : The Geek Daily is not responsible for bricked devices and damaged SD Cards. All guides available on the site are for educational purposes only. Rooting voids warranty. Follow the guides at your own risk.

Prerequisites to Root Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 Mini running Android Lollipop

  • Make sure that you are trying this guide on Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 . Don’t try this guide on Samsung Galaxy S Duos or Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 which might brick them.
  • Make sure that you perform a backup of all important data on your device as you may lose the data during the procedure.
  • Make sure that you have drivers installed on your computer.
  • Make sure that you have enabled USB Debugging on your device.
  • Make sure that you have at least 85% of battery remaining on your device.

Necessary Downloads to Root Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3

  1. Odin
  2. Galaxy S Duos 3 Root kit
  3. Kingoroot
  4. Galaxy S Duos 3 CWM.img

Procedure to Root Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3

  • Make sure that you have read the prerequisites and downloaded necessary files to root your device.
  • Next extract “Odin” on your desktop and run the program as administrator.
  • Now turn off your device and boot it into download mode. To do this follow below steps
    1. Press “Vol Down + Power + Home” keys simultaneously and release after seeing Samsung logo.
    2. Now your device will be in download mode.
    3. Connect your device to the computer.
  • If you have drivers installed on your computer, then Odin will show the device status as connected in the Odin window.
  • Now follow the below steps carefully without skipping any which might brick your device.
    1. Click “PDA” button in Odin and select the Galaxy S Duos 3 root file.
    2. Enable “Auto Reboot” & “F.Reset Time” if they are not enabled.
    3. Now click on “Start” to begin the flashing process.
    4. After the successful flash, you will get “PASS” message in the window.
    5. Now your device will be rebooted automatically.
  • You can close the Odin windows. Install Kingo Root and run it as administrator.
  • The application will say that your device is already rooted, Ignore it. Just click on “Root” button which will root your device.
  • After the completion of the process, your device will be rebooted.

That’s it you have successfully rooted Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 and now it’s time to install CWM Recovery on your device so that you can enjoy flashing custom ROMs and tweaks.

Procedure to Install CWM Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3

You can follow below steps to Install CWM Recovery on Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3. Don’t skip any steps during the process which will hard brick your device.

  • Run “Odin” as administrator on your computer.
  • Now turn off your device and boot it into download mode. To do this follow below steps
    1. Press “Vol Down + Power + Home” keys simultaneously and release after seeing the Samsung logo.
    2. Now your device will be in download mode.
    3. Connect your device to the computer.
  • If you have drivers installed on your computer, then Odin will show the device status as connected in the Odin window.
  • Now follow the below steps carefully without skipping any which might brick your device.
    1. Click “PDA” button in Odin and select the Galaxy S Duos 3 CWM file.
    2. Now click on “Start” to begin the flashing process.
    3. After the successful flash, you will get “PASS” message in the window.
    4. Now your device will be rebooted automatically.
  • You can remove the USB and you can boot into recovery screen by pressing Vol Up + Power + Home button simultaneously.

You have successfully rooted and installed the custom recovery on Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3 by following our guide on “How to Root Samsung Galaxy S Duos 3“. If you are having trouble following the guide do let us know via comments. Do share the guide if it helped you.

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