How to root Samsung Galaxy Star Duos GT-S5282 on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean [Guide]

Samsung-Galaxy-Star-DuosThe Samsung Galaxy Star Duos is a budget Android-based smartphone which features a 3 inch display, 1 GHz processor, 4 GB of internal storage, 512 MB RAM and Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean on board.

If you happen to have picked up one of these, and are looking for an easy to execute method to root the device, you’ve come to just the right place. Read on to know how you can root the Samsung Galaxy Star Duos.

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 guide is intended for the Samsung Galaxy Star Duos, model number GT-S5282 , running Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. Please do not try it with any other models.  You can check your device model number by going to Settings > About Device on your phone, or by checking the labels on the packaging box.


A few things to download and be ready with before you go ahead and root your device:


  • Download and install the Samsung USB drivers on your PC
  • Download and extract the Cydia Impactor zip to your desktop
  • Enable USB Debugging on your phone by going to Settings > Developer Options
  • Connect the phone to the PC via USB cable. 
  • Run Cydia Impactor on your computer
  • In Cydia Impactor, select # drop SuperSU su to /system/xbin/su from the drop-down menu and then click Start to begin the rooting process.
    Cydia Impactor
  • Once the process is complete, disconnect your phone and reboot once
  • Once the phone has booted up, download and install SuperSU from the Play Store
  • Launch SuperSU, and update the binaries if prompted

Congratulations!! Your Samsung Galaxy Star Duos is now rooted, and you can proceed to try out several apps available specially for rooted devices. Cheers!!

Related Posts

  • ???? ??? ?????

    I did not found ( drop SuperSU su to /system/xbin/su) in the drop-down menu, please advice??

  • shashank kumar

    whenever i m running cydia impactor its writting that “running more than one device” plaese help me

  • shashank kumar

    whenever i m running cydia impactor its writting that “running mire than one device” plaese help me

  • Abdul Wahab

    Thanks For the Help.
    I was trying to root my Galaxy Star Duos But it did not root.
    So, thanks.

  • Md Ilias

    It could be found on another size too. The file name should be ‘deodexed firmware’.

  • Md Ilias

    Hi friends, my suggestion is to try odin. Download the root package. it is 381 MB. I have successfully rooted my gt s5282 with it.

  • Ahmed


  • som harsh

    after testing it says signature bugs unavilibe man i think you are fooling us.

  • RenRenXD

    This will wipe out all the things on my phone? o.o ?

  • gatot

    iS ANYONE CAN HELP ME? I HAVE DO TIL HERE (In Cydia Impactor, select # drop SuperSU su to /system/xbin/su from the drop-down menu and then click Start to begin the rooting process.)
    After that there is signature bugs unavailable in my screen. SO what should i do?

  • Kshitiz

    Signature bugs unavailable.
    what to do.?

  • thilagaraj

    Samsung s5282 intha mobile eppadi wi-fi connect seivathu… and wi-fi password eppadi kandu pidikkirathu…..

  • Dj

    When I rooted my Samsung gts5282 when I click in impact start after
    some time it says that the signature bug not found please fix how rooted my phone

  • santhoshkumar

    Entha gammum samsung galaxy star GT-S5282 lea support aga matainguthu enna karanam

  • Abin Sabu

    Signature bugs are unavailable?? What to do now?

  • sagthiya naresh


  • Jitendra

    “signature bugs unavailable ” means that your phone cannot be rooted with Cydia impactor.

  • daryll

    THANKS a lot!!
    can you make a guide in freezing bloatware for galaxy duos gts5282

  • dwayne

    “signature bugs unavaliable” what does that mean? am jamaican trying to root my galaxy star..

  • Yoooh

    how would you know if your phone is rooted?
    i already finish rooting but i dont know if its successful.
    can you provide a video? or something

  • shivaji


  • venkat

    really thank q for support…..
    simple and nice process
    keep it up

  • Gian

    “signature bugs unavaliable” how to??? I’m brazilian, sorry by the wrong words.