How to root Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5282

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In this article we are going to guide you how to root Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5282 using pre-rooted stock firmware for Galaxy Star GT-S5282.

Before following the tutorial below we want to inform you that this tutorial is simple and you dont have to install SuperSu separately, it comes with the pre-rooted firmware.

Root Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5282

Step 1. Download and install Samsung USB Driver on your computer. In case Samsung USB Driver is already installed on your computer then skip this step.

Samsung USB Driver

Step 2. Download Pre-rooted stock firmware (450 MB) for Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5282. After extracting you will be able to see the following files:

Samsung Galaxy Star S5282 Root Files

Step 3. Now, Switch off your phone.

Power Off Samsung Galaxy

Step 4. After switching-off the phone, you need to boot into Download Mode on your phone. To boot into download mode Press and hold Volume Down Key, Home Button and Power key at same time for 5-8 seconds (you have to press and hold all three buttons 1-by-1) until download mode is active.

Download Mode on Galaxy Star GT-S5282

Step 5. In the Download mode you will be able to see a Warning Yellow Triangle Sign. In this situation you have to press the Volume up key to continue.

Samsung Galaxy Warning Yellow Sign

Step 6. Now, Open Odin3 (You will find this in Step#2) on your computer. Then connect your phone to the computer.

Samsung Galaxy Star S5282 Odin

Step 7. Once you have connected the Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5282 to the computer, Odin will automatically recognize the device and show “Added” message at the lower-left panel.

Samsung Galaxy Added Odin 3.07

Step 8. Once your device is detected by Odin, click on the PDA button and select the deodexed-firmware.tar file that you have downloaded and extracted in Step #2.

Add PDA Odin 3.07 for Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5282

Galaxy Star S5282 Rom

Step 9. Now, click on the Start button in Odin to begin the Flashing process.

Start Odin3.07 Flash Samsung Galaxy Star

Step 10. Once flashing is completed you will see, the Green Pass message in Odin. After this you can disconnect your Device from the computer.

Odin3.07 Flash Completed for Samsung Galaxy Star

Step 11. Now your device is Rooted. To check whether your phone is rooted correctly, open your Applications Menu, there you will be able to see a new app installed, called SuperSU or download root checker from the play store on your phone and check root status.

SuperSu Installed on Samsung Star

Points to remember:

[*] Data Loss process: If you follow the above tutorial then you may loose your personal data on phone like contacts, pictures, music, videos and installed applications. We recommend you to always take backup of your phone before following root procedure.

[*] The above pre-rooted stock rom for Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5282 was created by XDA Developer Chirtagh, so full credits for the firmware goes to him.

[*] Stock Rom: Do you want to download the original firmware for Galaxy Star S5282 then see original firmware for Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5282.

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16 Responses

  • Hey yippe!! I got really thank ful to you very much i was really able to root my galaxy star by me only by the process thank you!

  • Thankyou, it works for me… :)

  • Awesome thanks yaar worked for me!!!!!!!!!

  • Worked, however 1 minute of operation, phone freezes and then restarts.. Gonna try to flash it again.. Would that be safe? But thanks.. this was cool.. ^^

  • Thanks a lot buddy.. I was stuck in a boot loop error.

    This one together with SRS Root tool (for entering recovery mod & wiping cache) really worked for me… thanks a lot . . . :D

  • Good work brother, I root my mobile and also make partition in sd card thanks again..

  • Can this method works for android 4.1.2?

  • XDA Developer

    ^^ Yes, the above method is made for Android 4.1.2.

  • Thanks a lot.

  • Is upgraded from 4.1.2 to 4.2.2 after doing this instruction?

  • XDA Developer

    ^^ Android 4.2.2 is not officially released for Samsung Galaxy Star S5282. The above tutorial only uses the Official firmware, so you wont get Android 4.2.2.

  • Hey I download, I want to know is it a rom or kernal?

  • XDA Developer

    ^^ Its a ROM.

  • Hey!!! its working.. thankyou XDA developer ^^ asssdadsad

  • I have root my mobile but mobile is start and then no seen screen i have hearing start tone and then screen is blank so pls give me solution I have tried.

  • XDA Developer

    ^^ Download and Flash Samsung Stock Rom for Galaxy Star GT-S5282.

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