How to root Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro GT-I8552 (Galaxy Win Duos) [Guide]

Galaxy Grand QuattroThe Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro (also called the Samsung Galaxy Win Duos) is a 4.7 inch sized mid-range Android smartphone that was launched in mid-2013. If you happen to have gotten yourself either of these and are looking for a safe and effective root solution, you are in just the right place. Read on to know how.

 Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful how to. dotTech and its writers are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked devices) incurred as a result of following this guide. Root your device at your own risk. Rooting may void your warranty. 


This root guide is meant for the Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro, model number GT-I8552, running Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware. You can confirm the model number and Android version by going to Settings > About Device on your phone or by checking the packaging box labels. Do not try this method on any other phone models.


Download the following Rooting package, based on your device model number and save it to your desktop


  • First of all, download and install the Samsung USB drivers on your PC
  • Next download the CWM recovery tar file from above, and save it to your desktop
  • Connect your phone to PC via USB cable and transfer the Rootkit zip file from the folder you extracted in Step 2 to the internal memory of your phone
  • Download the ODIN package and extract it to your desktop too
  • Disconnect the phone and power it off
  • Open the ODIN folder you extracted in Step 4 and run the Odin3 exe file as administrator
  • Now power on your phone while pressing the Volume Down + Home + Power buttons at the same time. This will boot your phone into Download Mode
  • Now plug in your phone to the PC. You should see an Added! message in the Odin window
    Device Added Odin
  • Click the PDA button in ODIN and load the recovery.tar.md5 file from your desktop
  • Leave everything else in ODIN as it is. Check screenshot below for confirmation
    ODIN Setup
  • Double-check everything in ODIN and click the Start button to start flashing the CWM recovery image on to your device
  • Once the flashing is complete, you should see a Green PASS message at the top left in ODIN. It is now safe to disconnect your phone. CWM Recovery has been flashed on your device


  • Once your phone has rebooted, connect it to your PC via USB cable
  • Transfer the SuperSu zip file you downloaded earlier to the SD card on your phone
  • Power off your phone
  • Reboot to CWM Recovery. To do so press and hold the Volume Up + Home + Powerbuttons together. Release them when you see the CWM screen. In CWM mode, use the Volume Up/Down keys to scroll and the Power or Home key to select an option
  • Select Install zip from SD card, and on the next screen select Choose Zip from SD card
  • You should now see a bunch of folders and files. These are the contents of your internal SD card. Locate the file you copied over earlier and select it with the Power button
    CWM Recovery Flashing Steps
  • On the next screen, select Yes to confirm the flash
  • Wait for CWM to flash the root package
  • Once done, Go Back to the main menu and select Reboot System Now
  • After your phone has booted up fully, open the App drawer and look for the SuperSU app.
  • Congratulations!! Your Galaxy Grand Quattro now has full root access as well as the custom CWM Recovery installed!

Enjoy your rooted device. Cheers!!

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  • Sagar

    I am using the Samsung GT-I8552 and their is no option for “INSTALL ZIP FILE FROM SD CARD”. plz rply fast.

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  • ????


  • Xavier

    [@vivek] is the SuperSU zip file

  • Xavier

    What is the version of the CWM Recovery tar?

  • vivek

    where is the Rootkit zip file?plz help me

  • sn ashikin

    finally, for a 5 time.. i can root my phone. thanks a lot

  • nishamfz

    and there is no option for zip from sd card

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    its comming exclamation mark :o

  • Pranav Nadigapu Suresh

    what is rootkit zip file in step 2 ???????

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  • vincent chua

    why after i install CWM then i go to recovery mode it also appear to normal?

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    how can i download device driver?

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  • vaibhav

    does it work and also i have a mac so wht samsung driver shud i use

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  • David Y. Willis

    useful guide Madrao..i like samsung with android but the best remains iphone with ios,David from london app developers

  • Adil Sarwar

    i have samsung galaxy win duos, recently phone ringtoons hide and not show on phone and also sound is too low after this problem. kindly suggest and help me for following above mentioned problem.

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    I have samgsung galaxy s4 please suggest some best apps for making my cell performance better or give me a link of best android studio for developing apps

  • Utku Can CANATAN

    hi. I’m having gt-i8552 models. without first transaction can proceed with the second?

  • javid

    i did what u said but there is no such a thing as Install zip from SD card

  • Madrao

    [@galaxygrandquattro] That would be the SuperSu zip file – the last one in the downloads list

  • galaxygrandquattro

    (In the 3rd point of step1) what rootkit zip file? It isnt there in the downloads you mentioned.