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How to install Android 7.1 Nougat CM14.1 sltecan Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Alpha

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Dear Samsung Galaxy Alpha Smartphone users! Today I have pretty good news for you. Want to know what? Now you can flash the new Android 7.1 Nougat CM14.1 sltecan Custom ROM to your Samsung Galaxy Alpha using the manual installation process. If you are an user of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha Smartphone and want to flash this new Custom ROM to your handset, then what to wait for? Get started with the following manual update method. This new Custom ROM will bring a number of significant changes to your Smartphone that will enhance your user experience! Credit for this wonderful custom ROM goes to kyasu, the senior Cyanogen developer

But before initiating the update, you need to root your device and install the latest CWM Recovery image on it. Now let’s take a look on the pre-requirements below.

NB: Remember, the update is fully your responsibility. We shall not be responsible if your Smartphone undergoes any issue due to the update.

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  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha Smartphone
  • Windows PC
  • Original USB Cable
  • Backup all your personal data such as SMS, MMS, videos, contacts, call logs, APN numbers, applications and other files since those might be erased.
  • Install the device drivers to your Samsung Galaxy Alpha Smartphone so that you can easily connect your device to your PC.
  • Deactivate the antivirus or any other security tool from your PC for the time since that might create problem in the installation process.
  • Ensure that your device have at least 70% power back up before you initiate the installation process to avoid any sort of inconvenience during the installation.
  • Enable the USB debugging option in your Samsung Galaxy Alpha Smartphone. To enable go to the Settings options. Forget not to disable USB Debugging post update.


Steps to Update

  • First of all download the above mentioned files and then connect your Samsung Galaxy Alpha handset to your PC via USB. Then move both the files to the SD card in your device.
  • Then you have to put your Smartphone into recovery mode.
  • In that mode select “wipe data/factory reset”, “wipe cache partition” and “wipe dalvick cache options” from recovery mode menu to wipe data and clear cache from your device.
  • Next you have to flash the nougat.zip file on your Samsung Galaxy Alpha Smartphone. To do that click on the option Install zip from SD card and then select the .zip file that you moved to your storage space in step 1. Then click Install and follow the screen instructions to flash the firmware on your device.
  • Follow the same procedure to install Gapps next.
  • Wait still the update finishes. Once finished, return to the main menu and click “Reboot System Now”. Your Smartphone will be rebooted into normal mode once the update is finished.

Congrats!! You have successfully flashed the Android 7.1 Nougat CM14.1 sltecan ROM on your Samsung Galaxy Alpha Smartphone. If you face any issues in the installation process, then inform me in the comment section. I shall try to find out a solution for you.

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