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Root Galaxy Y Duos S6102 on Android 2.3.6 Official Firmware

How to Root Galaxy Y Duos S6102 on Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to root Galaxy Y Duos S6102 on Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread official firmware. If you are used to installing official OTA updates through stock recovery on Samsung Galaxy devices, then this should not be any different for you.

Please read every line carefully and make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing it on your Android device.

To Remember:

  • This tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy Y Duos S6102. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the phone.
  • All USB drivers should be installed.
  • Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download update.zip Root Package for Galaxy Y Duos S6102 to your computer.

Step 2 – Connect and mount your Galaxy Y Duos USB memory on your computer using the USB cable.

Step 3 – Now copy/paste the downloaded update.zip file to your SD card. Make sure the file is in the SD card root (not in any folder).

Step 4 – Then turn OFF your phone and disconnect from the USB cable.

Step 5 – Now to get in the recovery mode. Switch ON the phone while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons together.

Step 6 – In recovery, using your volume keys scroll down to “select update.zip from sdcard” and press the Power button to select it.

Step 7 – Press the Power button again and select “select update.zip from sdcard”.

Step 8 –Now using your volume keys, navigate to the update.zip file that you copied to your SD card and select it using the Power button. Confirm the installation on the next screen and the installation procedure should start now.

Step 9 – After the installation completes, go back and reboot the phone by selecting “reboot system now” from the recovery menu. The phone will boot now.

That’s it! Your Galaxy Y Duos is now successfully rooted on Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread firmware! Check for the Superuser app in your apps list to verify.

To make sure you have correctly installed the above root method and it’s working, verify with Root Checker as given in the link.

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Haris Nadeem

He lives on everything Android; has countless devices, apps and games to play with everyday. Currently serving as the Chief Editor at Team Android.

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