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!

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