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How to root Galaxy Core Prime Duos SM-G360H/DS and SM-G360HU [Guide]

Samsung Galaxy Grand PrimeOwners of the Core Prime smartphone can now rejoice after we have found the way to root Samsung Galaxy Core Prime Duos handsets. The guide is a little harder than usual where we would normally just flash a rooting tool like the CF-Auto-Root through Odin. This time we are flashing a custom kernel through Odin and then installing the vRoot tool to finish the job. The method is tested and working by people who have trialed the said method over at XDA Developers.




  1. Download the custom kernel for the SM-G360H from this link [2].
  2. Download the Vroot rooting tool from this page [3].
  3. Download Odin 3.10 from this page [4].
  4. Extract the three files to the desktop of the computer.
  5. Run the Odin flashing tool for Windows PCs and leave it open.
  6. Completely power off the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime.
  7. Reboot in download mode [5].
  8. Once you have the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime in the download mode, you can connect it to the Windows computer using the USB cable.
  9. Click the AP button in the Odin app on the computer.
  10. Browse the desktop and upload the custom kernel.
  11. Click the Start button and flash that custom kernel.
  12. Run the vRoot tool and follow the on-screen instructions to finish rooting with the vRoot tool.

Now you all should have had no worries installing the root-requiring apps from the Google Play Store for the reason that you have now learnt how to root Samsung Galaxy Core Prime Duos.

Now you can find out how to install TWRP Recovery on the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime Duos SM-G360H [6] smartphone using the same Odin flashing tool.