How to root Samsung Galaxy Alpha

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If you want to root it to gain root access for installing rooted apps or for installing custom ROM firmware’s so that you can upgrade the Android version, you are in the right web page. Here, you can find information on how to root Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850) Smartphone.

Prerequisites for Rooting:

  1. You have to installed Samsung USB drivers on your computer.
  2. Ensure that your Galaxy Alpha has a good battery backup to carry out the following procedure. In case if your smartphone gets switched off while following this tutorial, then your device will definitely get bricked. So keep your smartphone fully charged.
  3. You have to take a complete backup of all personal data’s on your Smartphone.
  4. Next, you need to enable USB debugging mode on your Smartphone. For that you have to enable “Developer Options” by visiting Settings -> About phone -> Build number option (tap it on 7 times). Now, go back to the Developer options and then tick on USB debugging and Click Ok.

Guidlines for rooting process:

  1. To begin, you have to download the Galaxy Alpha Root files to your computer. Once done, extract them into a folder.
  2. Now, you have to open the Odin.exe (which will be in the extracted folder) in your computer.
  3. Next, you need to switch off your device and boot it into download mode. To do this, press and hold Power button + Volume down button + Home button at the same time until your device enter into the download mode.
  4. Next, you need to connect your Galaxy Alpha Smartphone to the computer via original USB cable. Now, you have to click on the “AP”/”PDA button in Odin and choose the CF-Auto-Root.tar file from the extracted folder. Once done, click on “Start” button to begin the rooting process.
  5. Once the rooting process is finished, your smartphone will be rebooted. The process approximately takes three minutes to get completed.
  6. Once your device is rebooted, you can disconnect it from the computer.
  7. Congrats! You have successfully rooted your Galaxy Alpha device and if want to check your device is rooted or not, you can check it by installing “Root Checker” app on your Galaxy Alpha smartphone.

If you have faced any issues while following this tutorial given here, do let me know using the comments section below.

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