How to Downgrade Firmware for Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082

It is good news for Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos users that leaked Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware is now available to download and install on your device. You are among the first Samsung users to enjoy 4.2.2 Jelly Bean exclusive feature on this 5 inch large display device. Nevertheless, based on our readers’ feedback, few bugs are to be found in this leaked firmware such as dual-sim feature malfunction, unable to transfer files to device storage and contact feature.

It has been notified that leaked firmware is not 100% bug-free and is advisable to backup everything before update to latest Android 4.2.2 leaked firmware. If the issue does affect the normal usage of the device, you can always downgrade firmware from Android 4.2.2 leaked firmware to the stock 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. By following the steps below, your phone will be restore to stock Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware without losing your data. If you encounter any issue after flashing stock firmware, it is advisable to wipe data to have a clean installation of the firmware.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos i9082 international version support dual sim GSM with 5 inch wvga display screen. It empowered by 1.2GHz dual core Samsung Cortex A9 processor, 1GB RAM, 8MP rear and 2MP front facing camera. It comes with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware.

How to Downgrade Firmware for Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082

Disclaimer: It’s always a risk to modify your device. We, Android Teen are not responsible for any damage or bricks on your device. Your device warranty may void with any mod. Check your devices warranty’s term & conditions before start. (HTC,Samsung, LG, Sony, Motorola). Use this guide on your own risk, contact us for help if you face problem.

Pre-requisites & Requirements

  1. Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082- with stock Jelly Bean firmware (Ensure correct device model and firmware; Check device model – Go to Settings -> About Device -> Model Number)
  2. Windows-based computer or laptop
  3. Download Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos USB driver for Windows and install in your computer. Connect device to computer with USB cable to complete installation. Skip this step if you have installed the USB driver.
  4. Enable USB Debugging on your device. How to Enable USB Debugging Mode on Android Devices.
  5. Make sure your phone is charged to 60% 80% to avoid battery blackout and interruption during this tutorial.
  6. We recommend you make a backup on your data and media files before the tutorial. You may restore the data and files if necessary.

Reminder: You do not need to wipe your device but we always suggest your backup before flashing. Perform wipe data only if you face problem after flashing. Ensure you meet the requirements before proceed. Contact us if you face problem.

Download

  1. Samsung Odin3.07 (Odin3.07.zip, 1.15MB).
  2. Stock Firmware for Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos – Proceed to SamMobile Firmware to download correct firmware for your device. If you in doubt which firmware to apply, simply leave us a message and we will provide the download link for you.
    India Stock firmware – http://www.hotfile.com/dl/230795800/a7285d6/I9082XXAMF7_I9082ODDMF3_INS.zip.html

Instructions:

  1. Download and extract Odin3.07.zip to get Odin3.07.exe in a folder in computer.
  2. Download and extract **ROM***.zip to get *.tar or *tar.md5 in a folder in a computer.
  3. Power off your device.
  4. Enter Download Mode by pressing and hold the Volume Down key, Home button, and Power button.
  5. You should see a warning triangle sign, press Volume Up to continue.
  6. You should see Odin Mode at the top and Downloading… , Do not turn off target!!
  7. Launch Odin executable file by double-clicking on Odin3.07.exe.
  8. Connect your device to your computer with USB cable.
  9. Wait until Odin to show an “Added” message at the lower-left message box.
  10. After your device is detected by Odin, click on the PDA button and select the *.tar or *.tar.md5.
  11. Make sure the Repartition option is not checked under Options & checked on Auto Reboot.
  12. Click Start button to flash ***.tar.md5 to your device. Monitor the flash progress on Odin.
  13. A green “PASS” message should show for a success flashing.
  14. Your device shall reboot automatically.
  15. Wait patiently for the first time boot up.

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  • Mani Kandan

    plz send official android 4.1.2 link

    • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

      hi, what is your phone carrier, region?

      • Mani Kandan

        hi my mobile number is Samsung galaxy grand duos from india

        • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

          Hi, here is the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware for India (INU). http://goo.gl/Z3W7N

          • Mani Kandan

            thank u for ur help..

          • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

            Hi, you are welcomed. Please consider to like our Facebook page or Google Plus if you find our post is useful.

          • Mani Kandan

            sure.

          • Mani Kandan

            hi.. may i know what is the difference between india and other firmware version

          • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

            If you have flashed firmware from other region, you may facing problem to make call or update through Kies or OTA.

      • Mani Kandan

        after I upgrade to 4.2.2 , camera quality has changed what is the reason bro?

        • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

          It’s still a test firmware, minor bug is expected.

  • Mani Kandan

    Hi bro. as per ur advise i have changed to 4.1.2 but after it restart again and showing samsung logon logo.plz help

    • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

      for the first boot up, it takes a few minute to pass the samsung logo and lead you to the setup page.

    • akhil bojedla

      make a factory reset and cache wipe from system recovery(volume up + home + power), (CWM doesnt work, I tried) .
      Then flash the firmware from download mode. It works.

  • Roy van de Wiel

    Hello,

    Can i get the download link for Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware for Europe?

    Thanks.

    • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

      Hi, what is your phone carrier?

      • Roy van de Wiel

        Hello,

        The Netherlands

        • Roy van de Wiel

          Please help me with the right firmware Android 4.1.2 for Europe (The Netherlands).

          I installed I9082XXAME1_I9082OXXAME1_EUR but the Samsung logo (first boot-up) took over 2 hours and still running. I interrupted that process and went back to 4.2.2. After that i downgrade again to 4.1.2 (I9082XXAMAC_I9082OXXAMA5_DBT). But this time the complete phone break down. Only blocks visible at the screen. Via Odin thank god back to 4.2.2.

          So i hope you have the right link for me to go back to 4.1.2 because of the dual sim features and data connection / availability speech. See my other threat.

          • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

            Hi, i just try to search but unfortunately there is no dedicated firmware for The Netherlands. May i know the exact model of your device?

  • Karanjot Singh

    i was install 4.2.2 but this os is not able to updated threw kies is that one do that

    • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

      I afraid it can only be updated through Kies if your phone running stock firmware.

      • Karanjot Singh

        is that updating is aviable in 4.1.2 inu which link is give u in bottom comment

      • Karanjot Singh

        so that updating is aviable in ur link which one u gave android 4.1.2 inu

        • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

          yes, by flashing back to stock firmware, you shall able to receive the official update from Samsung.

          • Karanjot Singh

            thnxxxxx

          • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

            you are welcome.

  • Karanjot Singh

    hey i was update 4.2.2 but this version is not able to update via kies is this one is able

  • Rezwan

    when Samsung will give update to our devise automatically with 100% bug free…

    • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

      samsung will only release stable firmware for daily usage

  • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

    I doubt you can see the firmware update notification in future. The leaked firmware is not finalized. It contains bugs and should be fixed in official release firmware.

  • tejas

    from where we can download rom.zip file

    • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

      Do let us know your country and phone carrier, we try to find you the correct firmware.

      • tejas

        my country india and phone carrier is vodafone and mobile is samsung galaxy grand gt-i9082 please i have upgraded to 4.2.2 now i want to downgrade it i have downloaded firmware from sammobile and also odin v3.07 but Dont Have ROM.ZIP file so please you help me

  • tejas

    hey my country is india and my phone is gt-i9082

  • Mani Kandan

    hi, can u please send the new android 4.2.2 for samsung galaxy grand duos i9082 , region India. thank u

  • Mani Kandan

    hi bro, can u plz send the new firmware 4.2.2 for samsung galaxy grand duos i9082 from india.

  • aleem

    i have downgrade grand duos but still its showng samsung logon screen after 30 mins.

    wat to do …

    • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

      Hi, try to power off by press and hold power button. Restart your phone. If the problem persist, boot into recovery mode (press and hold volume up, power button, home button) and wipe data.

  • sagar

    Hello
    i am from india, can u tell me which firmware is for india “inu” or “ins” and whats the difference between them ? as both are from india region

    • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

      it is different by the carrier.

  • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

    Hi, which driver do you refer to?

  • Soham Patankar

    Help me plz….. m really worried. And oN top of all my battery back up has fallen down largely. .. plz help

    • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

      What is your problem actually?

  • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

    Hi, btw have you been successfully downgrade your device?

  • Soham Patankar

    No… m askin whether is there any color change in odin??

  • mrh12 .

    my phone from Saudi Arabia the base band for my phone is I9082XXUBMH1 so which firmware is compatible with this phone, the ones in the link have completely different code

    • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

      You may proceed to SamMobile Firmware website to search for Saudi Arabia firmware based on the Android version. http://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/

      • mrh12 .

        thank you

        • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

          You are welcome.

  • Swapnil Thakur

    hiii i use samsung galaxy grand duos which firmware should i download i live in india

    • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

      India stock firmware have been posted in the article.

    • Swapnil Thakur

      hiiiii
      my device is not starting by doing this steps

    • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

      Hi, try to power off by press and hold power button. Restart your phone. If the problem persist, boot into recovery mode (press and hold volume up, power button, home button) and wipe data.

  • Swapnil Thakur

    hiiiiiiiii
    my device is not starting

  • Vivek

    my phone is not starting…its stuck at samsung logo…please help wat to do

    • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

      Hi, try to power off by press and hold power button. Restart your phone. If the problem persist, boot into recovery mode (press and hold volume up, power button, home button) and wipe data.

      • Siddharth

        i tried to downgrade the Samsung Grand Duos mobile (India).Still after downgrading , only samsung logo is blinking at screen for more than an hour .I also tried to boot into recovery mode as said by you by wiping data but then a logo comes with android image having a triangle in red colour. Even after 3-4 hours same screen is reflecting. Plz help me to resovle the issue.

        • http://androidteen John Clarkson

          can you explain further the steps? I cannot figure out the real problem.

  • Javed

    I am getting FAIL! instead of PASS…. please help me…

    • http://androidteen John Clarkson

      i need some description on your issue. do you follow all the steps?

  • Siddharth

    I tried to downgrade the Samsung Grand duos mobile (India). Still after downgrading, only samsung logo is blinking at screen for more than an hour. I also tried to boot into recovery mode as suggested by you by wiping data but then a logo comes with android image having a triangle in red color.Even after 3-4 hours same screen is reflecting. Plz help me to resolve the issue

  • suhana

    hello,can you provide me the download link of android version 4.1.2 jelly bean firmware for UAE?

  • NDNK

    Thanks a lot.. Worked for me… :)

    • http://www.androidteen.com/ androidteen

      great to heard about it.