How to Flash a Custom Recovery on the Samsung Galaxy Y Duos

We have already showed you how you can root your Galaxy Y Duos smart phone. Here, we will be showing you how you can install ClockworkMod Recovery on your Galaxy Y Duos smart phone. ClockworkMod Recovery allows you to take backup of your current ROM, restore backups, wipe data, load custom ROMs and so on.

I. Before You Begin:

1. You must have a rooted Galaxy Y Duos smart phone. Learn how to root it from here.

2. The phone should have at least 60% of battery to ensure a smoother process.

II. Downloading Required Files:

  1. Download ClockworkMod Recovery file from here.

III. Installing ClockworkMod Recovery on Galaxy Y Duos:

1. When the download of CWM recovery finishes, just put the file on the Desktop of your PC. Do NOT extract the files from the archive.

2. Connect your phone to your PC with the help of the USB cable.

3. Transfer the ClockworkMod Recovery ZIP file to your phone’s SD card storage root (topmost) folder.

4. After the file transfer completes, disconnect your phone from the PC.

5. Turn OFF your smart phone using the Power key.

6. Boot your phone into the recovery mode. You can do it by pressing and holding Home+Volume UP+Power key¬†simultaneously.¬†Touchscreen won’t work in recovery mode, therefore use the Home and Volume keys to navigate.

7. From the main menu of recovery mode, choose update from sdcard option and then select the ZIP file you transferred earlier to the phone.

Congrats! You’ve successfully installed the ClockworkMod custom recovery on your Galaxy Y Duos smart phone. Using this recovery, you can now install custom ROMs on your smart phone. If this helped you at all, please thank/donate to the developers for this recovery image over at XDA!

9 responses to “How to Flash a Custom Recovery on the Samsung Galaxy Y Duos”

  1. umm.. how about a tiny credit mentioning that i made this recovery available??

    • David Cogen says:


      Are you not one of the developer’s listed at the XDA link at the bottom of the procedure? If not, feel free to let me know your dev name and where we should link to so people can thank/donate to you!

  2. feri0822 says:

    I am using samsung galaxy y duos. and I’m looking for a suitable costom rom for my device. where I need to find the right costom rom.

  3. viky says:

    hi im viky im using samsung galaxy y is the process same for my mobile or is there some variation, if there is pliz guide and sir pliz tell me what are custom roms and where can i get it?

  4. david says:

    how do you undo this?

  5. samar dmello says:

    can i use the same method for my samsung galaxy pro duos?????

  6. sad says:

    file has been removed by mediafire :(

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