How to Root and Install CWM Recovery on Galaxy Y GT-S5360

How to Root and Install ClockworkMod CWM Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360. Samsung Galaxy Y is a good low end android device. It has a 800 MHz CPU and possess 290 MB RAM. It runs on android 2.3.6 Gingerbread. It lacks a separate Graphics processor while HTC Explorer, LG L3 E400 has adreno 200 GPU for 3D performance. But it still is a good phone to consider, with the low price compared to other models in its range. This post will guide you on How to Root and Install ClockworkMod CWM Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360.

Rooting Samsung Devices is an easy work. However, you must take precautions before performing any kind of experiment on your device. With a little confusion, you might brick your device so it is recommended that you read the full tutorial once before actually rooting your Galaxy Y GT-S5360. We have provided you with a few important tips that you must keep in mind before rooting. So, lets get started…

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Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. Proceed at your own risk.

Important Tips:

  • Backup your important data.
  • Your Galaxy Y should be on Official Firmware, not Custom Firmware.
  • Make sure USB Drivers are installed properly in your computer.
  • Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. Go to “Settings > Applications > Development” and Check USB Debugging.

This is it. Let’s Root your Galaxy Y now…

How to Root and Install CWM Recovery on Galaxy Y GT-S5360:

Required Files:

Step 1 – Download The Update.zip file provided.

Step 2 – Now using PC move this file to your Phone’s SD card.

Step 3 – Now Turn Off your device.

Step 4 – Boot Into recovery Mode by Pressing Home, Volume Up and Power Button together until you see some text on screen.

Step 5 – Your device should be in Recovery mode now. From the Menu Select “Update from SD card”

Step 6 – Next choose the copied Update.zip file from SD card.

Step 7 – Reboot using the reboot option in Recovery options menu.

Your Galaxy Y is now Rooted. To verify, look for SuperSU app in your App Drawer. Now let’s install ClockworkMod Recovery on your Galaxy Y.

Step 8 – Now head over to Google play-store and download ROM manager app.

Step 9 – Open ROM Manager App.

Step 10 – Now tap on “Flash ClockWorkMod Recovery”. This will install ClockworkMod Recovery on your phone. Make sure your device is connected to an internet connection.

Step 11- Now you will have to choose your phone model. Select your phone model from list and it will download the ROM. Then Reboot your phone.

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That’s it. Easy, isn’t it? You have successfully installed ClockworkMod Recovery on your Galaxy Y GT-S5360. You can now install Custom ROMs on your device. If you face any problem, just drop us a comment and we will get back to you as sonn as possible.

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