Samsung Galaxy Alpha, the metallic new generation smartphone was finally unveiled later last week in India and for all those who wanted to make the most of the same can now root the device. This new device from Samsung comes with not just the good specs but also comes with the 4G LTE Support. Once rooted, you can install the apps which need root access along with the custom ROM firmwares which we will be coming out very soon. Samsung Galaxy Alpha is one of the best smartphones which got ever launched by Samsung an all thanks to the brilliant hardware which can be further optimized with the custom ROMs and apps which needs the root access.
So let’s check out on how you can root the device with simple steps.
Disclaimer: We should be held liable or responsible in any manner for damage happened to your device due to non-fulfilling of mentioned instructions in this article.
Quick Pre Requisites:
- Make sure that your device has 50% battery life and enable USB Debugging Mode which can be enabled from the Settings.
- Backup all necessary data like SMS, Call Log, Internet Settings etc. using necessary apps and then transfer the same to your computer so that the same can be restored once the firmware is updated.
- All the drivers in your computer should be installed in your computer
Assuming that you are done with the above mentioned steps, lets proceed on to check on what are the detailed procedure which will help you root the device.
Procedure to Update Galaxy Alpha by Samsung:
- Download Odin package from here to your computer along with the Rooting file. Once downloaded, extract both the same to the desktop.
- Open Odin.exe file in your computer and turn Off your Samsung Galaxy Alpha so that it can be entered in the Download Mode. Press and hold Home + Power + Volume down buttons to enter the device in the Download Mode. If your Galaxy Alpha enters in the Normal mode, then you need to re try the process of entering the device in the Download Mode.
- Connect your device to the computer using original USB cable.
- Click on “AP” / “PDA” to select the tar file and then click on “Start” to start the process of rooting. Once the device is rooted, device will be rebooted.
- It will take around 3 – 5 minutes for the device to get rebooted as it prepares the system for installing the apps. Once done, you will see the home screen and this is when you need to disconnect the device from computer.
- Download the Root Checker app from the Google PLAY Store and check on whether the device is rooted or not. If the device is not rooted, you can root the same again by following the above instructions.
So there you go, you have now successfully rooted the device. Let us know in your comments section just in case if you face any issues.