AOSP Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Custom ROM for Galaxy Grand Duos i9082/i9082L [How To]

Have been waiting for months with hope that Samsung will release Android Lollipop firmware update for your phone? Wait no further for Samsung and update your Galaxy Grand Duos i9082 to Android 5.1 Lollipop using AOSP Custom ROM.

AOSP Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Custom ROM for Galaxy Grand Duos i9082

So if you have made your mind to update your Galaxy Grand Duos i9082/9082L to AOSP Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Custom ROM, then go through the detailed procedure gifted to you. Please be aware that this is not official Lollipop firmware update from Samsung (which although is never going to be released for this phone) but a custom ROM developed by developers who love Grand Duos.

This custom ROM is only for Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos i9082/i9082Land practicing it on any other Galaxy device will brick that device.

Safety Guidelines

  • Make sure your Galaxy Grand Duos i9082/i9082L is at least 74% or charged.
  • Ensure that you have complete backup of all your important data.
  • Make sure USB debugging is enabled on your smartphone.
  • Your Galaxy Grand Duos should be rooted with CWM recovery installed on it.
  • Download and then install latest Galaxy Grand Duos Drivers on your Computer.

Files Required

How to Install AOSP Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Custom ROM for Galaxy Grand Duos i9082/i9082L

Step 1: Download the AOSP Android 5.1.1 Lollipop custom ROM for your Galaxy Grand Duos i9082. [Don’t forget to download Gapps too]

Step 2: Make sure you have latest Samsung drivers installed on your computer. If they are already, then connect your Galaxy Grand Duos to your computer and transfer the download zip files to your phone SD card.

Step 3: Turn Off your phone and boot it to recovery mode. For that, press and hold “Volume Down + Power Home” buttons simultaneously.

Step 4: In recovery mode, first tap on “wipe data factory reset” option to perform a factory reset. Once this is completed, go to advanced options and select “wipe the cache” followed by “dalvik cache” options to clear the cache.

Step 5: Done with previous steps? Alright, now we are ready to start the installation of AOSP rom on your Galaxy Grand Duos. To start, go back to main recovery menu and select “Install zip from sd card” followed by “choose zip from SD card” and select the ROM zip file you have transferred to SD card in Step 1. Once ROM flashing is completed, repeat the same step for GAPPS.

Step 6: Once the installation is completed, go back to main recovery menu and reboot your phone. Don’t worry, if it takes little more time as it will be only 1 time.

You see how easy it was to update Galaxy Grand Duos i9082/i9082L to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop using AOSP custom ROM.