Saturday, 19 April 2014

Update Galaxy Grand 2 Duos G7102 to XXUAND1 Android 4.3 Official Firmware

Update Galaxy Grand 2 Duos G7102 to XXUANE2 Android 4.3 Official Firmware

You can now download XXUANE2 Android 4.3 for Galaxy Grand 2 Duos G7102 and we have a full tutorial on how to install this official Jelly Bean firmware update. XXUANE2 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is the latest firmware build that has been released so far for the Galaxy Grand 2 Duos G7102.This is an unbranded firmware, which means there will be no extra carrier apps installed with this firmware and anyone with an unlocked Galaxy Grand 2 can install this firmware. G7102XXUANE2 is an official firmware update, not a modified or custom ROM. You can easily update Galaxy Grand 2 Duos G7102 to XXUANE2 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean official firmware and root Galaxy Grand 2.
As you continue reading below, we will guide you how to install XXUANE2 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on Galaxy Grand 2 Duos G7102 using ODIN. Do Backup all your DATA.

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Duos G7102 - XXUAND1 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. I am  not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial ;-)

XXUAND1 Android 4.3 Firmware Details:

Model: SM-G7102Model name: GALAXY Grand 2 DUOS
Country: India
Version: Android 4.3
Changelist: 2635347
Build date: Tue, 08 Apr 2014 06:03:58 +0000
Product Code: INUPDA: G7102XXUANE2
CSC: G7102XXUANE2
MODEM: G7102XXUANE2
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Root Galaxy Grand 2 (SM-G7102) with Pre-Rooted Android 4.3 Stock Firmware (GUIDE)

Root Galaxy Grand 2 (SM-G7102) with Pre-Rooted Android 4.3 Stock Firmware [GUIDE]

The international variant of Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 (SM-G7102) recently received the next-generation (GENNXT) pre-rooted stock firmware from XDA Developers' senior member, balliboxer.
Root Galaxy Grand 2 (SM-G7102) with Pre-Rooted Android 4.3 Stock Firmware [GUIDE]
GENNXT Pre-Rooted Android 4.3 Stock Firmware Features
The pre-rooted stock firmware based on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean brings a host of noteworthy features to Galaxy Grand 2 and a few of them are listed below:

  • PreRooted
  • Superuser
  • Busybox
  • init.d support
  • S Note
  • 3D Gallery
  • Multiwindows 4 at same time
  • popup browser
  • xposed installer
  • wanam xposed
  • xposed app settings change dpi
  • youtube ad away xposed
  • viper4android music effects
  • Haptic feedback in settings
  • Greenify xposed
Head over to the XDA Developers forum page (check source link below) to learn more about the various new features ported into this pre-rooted stock firmware.
IBTimes UK reminds its readers that it will not be held responsible for any device damage during or after root installation. Users are advised to proceed at their own risk.
Pre-requisites
1. Install necessary USB Drivers for Galaxy Grand 2 (SM-G7102) on the computer.
2. USB Debugging Mode should be enabled on the phone by navigating to Settings >> Developer Options.
3. Back up your important data to avoid potential data loss during firmware installation.
4. Ensure the phone is factory unlocked (not locked to any specific carrier) and running the latest Jelly Bean official firmware.
5. Verify Galaxy Grand 2 has at least 80 percent battery charge.
6. The CF-Auto-Root tool is compatible with Galaxy Grand 2 (SM-G7102) only. Do not attempt installing it on incorrect variants as it may brick the device. Verify the model number of the Galaxy Grand 2 by navigating to Settings >> About Phone.
Downloads Required
Steps to Root Galaxy Grand 2 with GENNXT Pre-Rooted Stock ROM v1.2
Root Galaxy Grand 2 (SM-G7102) with Pre-Rooted Android 4.3 Stock Firmware [GUIDE]
Step 1: Extract GENNXT pre-rooted stock ROM and Odin 3.09 files using WinRAR, 7-Zip or WinZip.
Step 2: Power off the Galaxy Grand 2 and wait for about 6 to 7 seconds. Now boot it into Download Mode by pressing and holding Volume Down, Home and Power buttons together until the device enters Download Mode.
Step 3: Launch Odin on the computer as Administrator.
Step 4: Connect the Galaxy Grand 2 to computer with USB cable in Download Mode. Wait until Odin recognises the device and the ID: COM box will turn light blue with the COM port number. Furthermore, when the device is connected successfully, a message saying "Added!" appears on screen.
Root Galaxy Grand 2 (SM-G7102) with Pre-Rooted Android 4.3 Stock Firmware [GUIDE]
Step 5: In Odin, tap AP button and select the GenNxt_PreRooted_SMG7102Grand2_BalliBoxer.zip file.
Step 6: Ensure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are selected in Odin. But, the Re-Partition option must be unchecked.
Step 7: Verify the step 5 and step 6, before clicking Start button in Odin. When you hit Start, the root installation process will begin.
Step 8: After the root installation process completes, your phone will reboot and soon a PASS message with green background appears in the left-most box at the very top of Odin. It is now safe to disconnect the USB cable and remove the phone from computer.
Troubleshooting
  • If the device fails to reboot into recovery mode or root the device, then repeat the entire tutorial once again.
  • If the issue still persists, perform the tutorial once again; but disable or uncheck "Auto Reboot" option in Odin.
  • Remove the battery to completely shut-down the device.
  • Now boot the phone once again into Recovery mode manually (press and hold Volume Up, Home and Power buttons). This will restart the root installation process on your phone.
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 (SM-G7102) is now rooted on GENNXT Pre-rooted stock firmware. It is now possible to install any app that requires root permission.

Alternative method 

Try CF-ROOT method.. thanks to CHAINFIRE...

Instruction:
1- Download CF-ROOT for device SM-G7102 from THIS LINK
2- Extract the downloaded files in ur PC
3- Open ODIN and place CF-Auto-Root-ms013g-ms013gxx-smg7102.tar.md5 in PDA or AP section of ODIN
4 - Press start button on ODIN and wait till it shows RESET or PASS and fone Reboot automatically
5 - Enjoy ur Root on Grand 2