Update Galaxy S Duos GT-7562 to Android 4.4.2 KitKat ROM

Although Galaxy S Duos S7562 is quite old phone with specifications that aren’t suitable for Android 4.4 KitKat, but that hasn’t stopped developer from making custom ROM based on KitKat for said smartphone. Yes, it is right! Team behind popular Cyanogen Mod have developer CM11 Custom ROM based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat for Galaxy S Duos S7562 smartphone. This custom ROM is quite stable and can be used as daily driver, however the developer are still working over it to port more new features to said ROM. In case you are can’t wait to try CM11, follow the guide below to update Galaxy S Duos S7562 to Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

KitKat Galaxy S Duos S7562

For smooth operation without any issue, we recommend to go through the safety guidelines before you proceed with ROM flashing procedure. In case you have doing this for the first time, we recommend to first check the tutorial thoroughly and then practice it on your Galaxy S Duos S7562. Since this custom ROM required wiping of all your data from your phone, so ensure that you have complete backup of your data before you start installation process. Ready to proceed? Alright, lets start with tutorial below to update Galaxy S Duos S7562 to Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

This custom ROM is only for Samsung Galaxy S Duos GT-S7562 and practicing it on any other Galaxy device will brick that device.

Safety Guidelines

  • Make sure your Galaxy S Duos GT-S7562 is at least 80% or charged.
  • Ensure that you have complete backup of all your important data.
  • Make sure USB debugging is enabled on your smartphone.
  • Your Galaxy S Duos GT-S7562 should be rooted with CWM recovery installed on it.

Files Required

How to Update Galaxy S Duos GT-7562 to Android 4.4.2 KitKat ROM

Step 1: Download the custom ROM and GAPPS. When downloading is finished, place the zip files on your desktop.

Step 2: Connect your Galaxy S Duos GT-S7562 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.

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: 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.

Once the installation is completed, go back to main recovery menu and reboot your phone. For the first time, your phone might take longer than normal time but don’t worry as it will be only for the first time.

Congratulations! You have successfully updated your Galaxy S Duos GT-S7562 to Android 4.4.2 KitKat using custom ROM.