Update Galaxy Grand Duos to Android 4.4.2 KitKat using ClockWork Mod

Galaxy Grand Duos GT-19082 runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and has a Dual-Core Processor. The users of Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos can update their Smartphone to Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware, XDA Developers has released the ParanoidAndroid ROM which offers Global Immersive mode, dynamic setting and Quick customization option including add, remove and reorder tiles etc. The features that are part of ROM are non-configureable and includes:

Advanced Power Menu

Keyguard quick unlock to lock your device

Disable full screen keyboard

Volume panel style with expandable option

Status bar for the customization of Date/Time

The Long press volume buttons to skips the music

Screenshot delete notification action

The Context aware button can be used for Recent apps / Clear all recent apps

Some extra features include: HALO, Double tap to sleep, Lockscreen see through with blur and Non instructive call

Update Galaxy Grand Duos to Android 4.4.2 KitKat using ClockWork Mod

While the Custom features that are parts of ParanoidAndroid 4.0 ROM includes:

1) Enhanced Device features includes
ParanoidAndriod ROM

Batter Sound

Batter Volumes

Batter Ringtone & notification volumes toggle

Batter Play sound when adjusting ringtone with volume buttons

Batter Volume buttons wake

2) Display Notification with LED
3) improved and enhanced Status bar icons
4) Security see through icons and themes
5) Privacy of System Apps (Google App Ops)

Update Galaxy Grand Duos to Android 4.4.2 KitKat using ClockWork Mod

Risk:

You should be aware of all the risks that may occur during installation process. Though this is an easy to follow process but user should be tactful and alert at every stage of installation process as any negligence on your part may lead you to unfavorable outcomes and AppsTeller doesn’t want this at all that its followers suffer for any reason.

Android 4.4.2 kitkat

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Perquisites:

You are advised to take a backup of all your data to access it again in case of any mishap.

Make it possible that your device is charged up to 80 percent, if charging is below this level you may be caught by a great trouble.

You are required to have installed the Galaxy Grand Duos USB Drivers to your PC to move forward.

USB debugging mode should be enable.

This installation process is only for Samsung Galaxy Duos GT-19082 and is not applicable to any of the variant of Samsung Galaxy Duos GT-19082.

Update Galaxy Grand Duos to Android 4.4.2 KitKat using ClockWork Mod

Downloads Required:

Android 4.4.2 KitKat ParanoidAndroid ROM v4.0 (dated 2014-01-18)

Google Apps for Android 4.4.2 (dated 2014-01-17)

Installation Process:

  • After installation process of ParanoidAndroid ROM v4.0 and Google Apps Package, connect your Galaxy Grand Duos 19082 and transfer downloaded firmware zip and Google Apps zip files to root folder of your Galaxy Grand Duos.
  • Switch off your Phone and wait for a while, now you need to boot your device in recovery mode so press and hold Volume Up along with Home and Power Keys. Volume key for navigation and power key for confirmation.
  • Proceed to Wipe data/Factory reset so that all of the apps their settings and games will be deleted. Confirm your action followed by Wipe Cache Partition and confirm your action again.
  • Now you need to navigate to Advanced and then choose Wipe Dalvik Cache and then confirm your action.
  • Now you need to tap on Install Zip from Sdcard and then select Choose Zip from Sdcard. Now you need to browse ParanoidAndroid firmware file and tap on Yes to confirm the installation process to start.
  • After the completion of installation process, install Google Apps using same method as you did earlier.
  • After the installation of both ROM and Google Apps, tap on Go Back and reboot you Samsung Galaxy Duos GT-19082 by selecting reboot system now. This time the restart will take a while, no need to be panic and wait for next 5 minutes.

Hurrah! Now you have Android 4.4.2 KitKat on your Samsung Galaxy Duos GT-19082. Enjoy the new features.

AppsTeller will publish how to Update Galaxy Duos GT-19082 using TWRP Recovery method shortly.

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