A good news for Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos owners : Samsung is all set to roll out the official Android v4.2.2 update to the Grand Duos. Galaxy Grand Duos is at present running on Android v4.1.2. This update was awaited by almost everyone since nowadays almost every smartphone is coming with v4.2 out of the box.
If you do not want to download the update then i have yet another way for you to install the software via Samsung Kies. Based on the official update available for you, Given below is the new video update on how to install the officially released android 4.2.2 on your samsung galaxy grand duos. You can use this way even if you have installed leaked version of android given below or if you have the android 4.1.2 installed on your system. You can also use the same way to install latest software in any Samsung Smartphone.
Update : There have been many updates after the official firmware update to make the Android 4.2.2 more stable. Please refer to Android 4.2.2 Stability Update released. It also contains the links to download the latest firmware. Once you download it, you can follow the same procedure as shown in the video given below on this page. For other regions, Click on This Link and search for i9082, you will get a list of firmwares, select the one which is for your region.
Seeing that many people were facing a lot of problems after the Android 4.2.2 update, Samsung recently released another update to solve all those issue. head over to this link to know more.
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Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos Official Update
However if you can’t wait any longer to have this ROM installed on your device, we would like to tell you that there is an official leaked test version of android version 4.2.2. Below is a step by step tutorial i found on YouTube on how to install this update on your Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos.
Now the official updates are available so you can install the official android version 4.2.2 on your Galaxy Grand duos. The leaked version had some bugs as reported by our users but no need to worry as the official version is now avaiable and all the reoprted issues are now solved.
Android 4.2.2 version brings many updates and features like transparent Notification bar, animated weather app and also few features of Samsung Galaxy S4.
If you are on the Leaked version, then you might need to restart your phone twice or thrice. It will also downlaod some apps which is coming by default in the Android 4.2.2. I would suggest you to take a complete backup of your phone via Samsung Kies and then do a factory reset of your phone. Once the reset is complete, restore your data via Samsung kies.
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Links firmware have been given in the starting of teh article. Other necesarry tool ODIN 3.07 link is given below. Install Samsung USB drivers before starting the procedure and extract the zip file of Odin Software on your computer. You will be using Odin software to install the latest OS.