How to root Samsung Galaxy Star S5282

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

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

Samsung Kies Setup Icon

Step 2. Download Pre-rooted stock firmware (450 MB) for Samsung Galaxy Star S5282. After extracting you will get Galaxy_Star_S5282_pre_rooted_system.tar file.

Galaxy Star Rom

Step 3. Download Odin 3 (.zip file) and extract it on the computer. After extracting, you will be able to see the following files:

Odin for Galaxy Star

Step 4. Switch off your phone.

Power Off Samsung Galaxy

Step 5. 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

Step 6. 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 7. Now, Open Odin3 (You have downloaded this in Step#3) on your computer. Then connect your phone to the computer.

Open Odin Galaxy Star

Step 8. Once you have connected the Samsung Galaxy Star S5282 to the computer, Odin will automatically recognize the device and show “Added” message at the lower-left panel.

Galaxy Star Added to Odin app

Step 9. Once your device is detected by Odin, click on the PDA button and select the Galaxy_Star_S5282_pre_rooted_system.tar file that you have downloaded and extracted in Step #2.

Samsung Star Odin PDA

Step 10. Now, click on the Start button in Odin to begin the Flashing process.

Samsung Star Odin PDA Start Flash

Step 11. Once flashing is completed you will see, the Green Pass message in Odin. After this you can disconnect your Device from the computer.

Samsung Star Root completed

Step 12. 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

Credits and Instructions:

[*] 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 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 Galaxy Star S5282.

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  1. JAYAKRISHNA says:

    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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  2. Ashu says:

    after rootimg my device cant show display.. please help me , plz , plz

    1. Rajesh Patel says:

      @ Ashu, display problem only occurs when there is ROM incompatibility. To fix this issue, Download stock Firmware from for your device and flash it using odin.

  3. Androider says:

    Also you can use this method and you dont lose any data

  4. jayakrishna says:

    worked for me thanks

  5. jayakrishna says:

    can i use these photos in my video please?

    1. Rajesh Patel says:

      @ Jayakrishna, Yes you can use the images on your video tutorials. But please dont forgot to mention us.

  6. Ashu says:

    @Rajesh thankyou brother… :)

  7. Ashu says:

    After rooting how to move apps to sd card?

  8. suhas says:

    awsm thnks yar worked for me!!!!!!!!!

  9. odessy says:

    worked..however 1 minute of operation, phone freezes and then restarts..gonna try to flash it again..would that be safe? but thnx..this was cool..^^

  10. Aj says:

    Mine says it failed because it can’t open serial(COM) port. Please help.

    1. Rajesh Patel says:

      @Aj, there is problem with the USB port on your computer. Make sure you have installed USB drivers for Windows (dont get confuse this will Smartphone driver).

  11. mohamed says:

    does that work with every version of the phone?
    mine is s5282
    baseband version : S5282XXAME3
    build number : JZO54K.S5282XXAMEA

  12. shaan says:

    i did but my display gone help me plz also original firmware for galaxy star s5282 hotfile link not work kind help me

    1. XDA Team says:

      @shaan, please dont worry. We are presently uploading the ROM to other hosting.

  13. naresh says:

    @rajesh can i increase my rom size?,,?? wts d procedure to increasr rom.

  14. Akhil says:

    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

  15. Akhil says:

    can i flash d phone using SuperSU after installing this . . . ???

    1. XDA Team says:

      @Akil, Yes you can.

  16. atikahmed mansuri says:

    Good work brother, i root my mobile and also make partition in sd card thanks again …

  17. joy says:

    Can we root the phone for gaming !!!!! ? If, yes then How ????????

    1. XDA Team says:

      @Joy, You can root for any purpose. In Short, Yes you can.

      1. joy says:

        If we can then how ??

  18. pratik says:

    Can this method works for android 4.1.2????

    1. XDA Team says:

      @Pratik, No its a Pre-rooted ROM. If you want to root Android 4.1.2 try vRoot Method.

  19. Radhe says:

    Will it work on GT-s7262.

    1. XDA Team says:

      @Radhe, No it only works for Galaxy Star S5282.

  20. Radhe says:

    Then Plz tell me how to root my GT-S7262

  21. Manohar says:

    i did but my display gone help me plz

    1. XDA Team says:

      @Manohar, no need to worry, Download Stock ROM for your device and flash it using Odin.

  22. gaurav says:

    how much time it takes for odin to show phone.

    1. XDA Team says:

      @Gaurav, Flashing usually takes 4-5 minutes.

  23. abhijeet says:

    give custom rom for galaxy star s5282

  24. Gautam Togla says:

    how to install stock android without touchwiz on galaxy s5282
    in the image are you using launcher or stock android

  25. khurram says:

    Hi after flash my phone say procceser has stop working then I wipe the phone and flash it again but now its stuck on welcome to samsung slect language and touch not working now please tell me what to do its urgent please reply

  26. BINAY says:

    my phone get’s switch off time by time

  27. BINAY says:

    is any way to root properly with latest version for samsung galaxy star!!!

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