Root Galaxy Y Duos S6102 on Android 2.3.6 Official Firmware

We just wrote about how you can update Galaxy Y Duos S6102 to the latest Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread firmwares, but for those who want to root it as well, you have come to the right place. The complete root method tutorial for rooting Galaxy Y Duos S6102 is now available and we will apply it using the stock recovery of your phone. Why should you root? Read: Benefits of rooting an Android device. You can easily root Galaxy Y Duos S6102 on Android 2.3.6 using the following tutorial.

As you continue reading, we will guide you through the entire process of how to root Galaxy Y Duos S6102 on Android 2.3.6 with all the steps required to do so. Please make sure you backup your data as a precaution. For those who do not know, rooting Galaxy Y Duos S6102 will allow you to install root apps, custom recovery and install system tweaks. Read our list of the essential root apps available! Let’s continue with the tutorial now.

Root Galaxy Y Duos S6102 on Android 2.3.6 Official Firmware 1

Disclaimer: All the tools, mods or ROMs mentioned below belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

Galaxy Y Duos S6102 Root Package Features:

  • su binary
  • Chainsdd Superuser 3.0.7 (41)
  • Busybox 1.19.3.
  • Ssh
  • Sqlite3

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Samsung Galaxy Y Duos to connect it with the computer. Download Samsung Galaxy Y Duos USB drivers!

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial below and root Galaxy Y Duos S6102 on Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread 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 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 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 from sdcard” and press the Power button to select it.

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

Step 8 –Now using your volume keys, navigate to the 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.

If you run into any problems, feel free to drop us a comment below and we will reply you back ASAP with the fix or the solution to your problem.

Haris Nadeem
Haris Nadeem

Haris lives on everything Android; has countless devices, apps and games to play with everyday. Currently serving as the Chief Editor at Team Android. Connect on Twitter: @harisn

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