How to Root & Unroot Samsung Galaxy Y Duos GT-S6102 ? [4 step short Tutorial]

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The sales record for Samsung Galaxy Y Duos are quiet awesome and has been a real success in the recent past. Now, that you are bored with the same UI and applications running on your phone, you might me thinking of rooting your Android device to customize it according to your needs. Rooting allows to gain root access to phone which in turn allow you to play and make changes in the OS of the phone. Though it can be tricky and ultimately lead to bricking your cellphone,rooting has various benefits too.Here is a simple 4 step rooting tutorial which will guide you in rooting your Samsung Galaxy Y Duos.

Samsung Galaxy Y Duos GT S6102 How to Root & Unroot Samsung Galaxy Y Duos GT S6102 ? [4 step short Tutorial]

                                                                                                                   Disclaimer:

Rooting is a risky task to undertake and if not properly implemented may eventually brick your cellphone. You are yourself responsible for following the below mentioned steps. Technogiantz or any other author will not stand responsible in any case.

Pre-requisite for Rooting
  • Backup your data before rooting to reduce any data loss.
  • Make sure the phone is plug-in charging.
  • Download Update.zip for rooting.
Procedure to Root Samsung Galaxy Y Duos

Step 1)  I pre-assume that you have made the backup of your system. Now Download the the file Update.zip from the above link. Make sure you have external storage attached (eg. SD card) to the phone. Copy the downloaded file to the SD card, it should not be copied to any of the folder.

Step 2) Switch off your phone and then again restart it in the recovery mode using the followinng key combination.

Volume Up + Home button + Power Button

Press this combination until the Duos logo appears on the screen. Now you are in recovery mode where the touchscreen will not work and the interface would be turned to Blue color, no need to panic. In recovery mode only the physical controls will work. Use Volume Up & Down keys to navigate , Home Screen to make selection and Power button to revert back.

Step 3)  Now, select the option “Apply Update from SD card ” and choose the file “update.zip” present in . Now that we are almost done, Reboot your system using the option “Reboot system now“.

Step 4) After, you have restarted your phone, if you see “Superuser” app in the menu section, your phone has been successfully rooted.  Kudos..!!!!!! for your achievement.

If you find some day that you are not comfortable with your rooted phone then the below section will guide you on “How to Unroot your rooted Galaxy Duos

You will need :

Procedure To Unroot Samsung Galaxy Y Duos

Step 1)  Download the file Unroot.zip from the above link. Remember, both the files (update.zip and unroot.zip) are interlinked, so if you have rooted using “update.zip” it becomes mandatory that you unroot with “unroot.zip” only. Copy the downloaded file to the SD card, it should not be copied to any of the folders.

Step 2) Switch off your phone and then again restart it in the recovery mode using the followinng key combination.

Volume Up + Home button + Power Button

Press this combination until the Duos logo appears on the screen. Now you are in recovery mode where the touchscreen will not work and the interface would be turned to Blue color, no need to panic. In recovery mode only the physical controls will work. Use Volume Up & Down keys to navigate , Home Screen to make selection and Power button to revert back.

Step 3)  Now, select the option “Apply Update from SD card ” and choose the file “unroot.zip“. Now that we are almost done, Reboot your system using the option “Reboot system now“.

Step 4) After, you have restarted your phone, if you see “Superuser” app removed from the menu section, your phone has been successfully unrooted.  Kudos..!!!!!!

If you face any problem while rooting your phone using the above mentioned steps or if you have any suggestion, then do let us know in the comments section below. We are ready to help you round the clock.
Giriraj Ranawat

Giriraj Ranawat is a passionate tech blogger from Rajasthan, India. He is an avid traveler and love to explore new dimensions of technology. You can follow him at Twitter

2 Comments to How to Root & Unroot Samsung Galaxy Y Duos GT-S6102 ? [4 step short Tutorial]

    • You can backup the system including APKs, Apps and the data on ur SD card using CMD in windows…
      I will cover that thing in mu next post…stay updated

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