These are instructions on how to root Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5282 using the pre-rooted stock firmware for Galaxy Star GT-S5282.

Requirements: Your Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5282 should have at least 30-40 percent of battery to perform the rooting process.

Root Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5282

  1. Download and Install Samsung USB Driver on the computer. If in case Samsung USB Drivers are already installed on the computer, then SKIP this step.
  2. USB Logo

  3. Download and extract Pre-rooted Stock Firmware for Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5282. After extracting you will be able to see the following files:
  4. GT-S5282 Files

  5. Now, Switch off your phone.
  6. Power Off

  7. After switching-off the phone, you need to boot into Download Mode. To boot into download mode Press and hold Volume Down, Home and Power button at same time for 5-8 seconds until download mode is active.
  8. Download Mode on Samsung Galaxy

  9. In the Download mode you will be able to see a Warning Yellow/White Triangle Sign. In this situation you have to press the Volume Up key to Continue.
  10. Samsung Warning Sign

  11. Now, Open Odin3 (You will find this in Step#2) on your computer. Then connect your Mobile to the computer.
  12. GT-S5282 Odin

  13. Once you have connected the Smartphone to the computer, Odin will automatically recognize the device and displays Added message at the Log Area.
  14. Samsung Galaxy Device Added Odin

  15. Once your device detected by Odin, Click on the AP/PDA button and select the deodexed-firmware.tar file (you have downloaded this file in step#2).
  16. Add Samsung PDA Odin

    GT-S5282 RootFile

  17. Now, Click on the Start button in Odin to begin the Flashing.
  18. GT-S5282 Start Flash

  19. Flashing usually takes 30-50 seconds to complete the rooting process on your Samsung GT-S5282. Once the Rooting process got completed, you will be able to see a Green Box with Pass written on it in Odin. During this process Smartphone will re-boot automatically.
  20. GT-S5282 Pass

  21. Once you see, the Pass message in Odin, you can disconnect your Device from the computer.
  22. Disconnect Mobile Computer

  23. Now, to make sure you have successfully rooted your Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5282, open the Applications Menu on your Smartphone and Find SuperSU App. If this app exists on your Smartphone, then it means you have successfully rooted your device. Congratulations.
  24. Supersu Installed on Samsung Galaxy

    Optional: You can also verify the root status of your device by using the Root Checker Application.


[*] Caution: Flashing or installing custom ROM will wipe the data from the device. Therefore, we recommend you take a backup of your data before flashing the custom ROM.

[*] Samsung Stock Firmware: If you are looking for the original firmware for your device, then head over to Download Samsung Stock Firmware page.

[*] Samsung USB Driver: If you are looking for the original USB Driver for your device, then head over to Download Samsung USB Driver page.

[*] Credits: The above pre-rooted stock ROM for Samsung Galaxy Star GT-S5282 was created by Chirtagh (Xda developer). So, full credit goes to him for sharing the firmware.