[How to] Install CM 13 (Android 6.0.1) on Samsung Galaxy Alpha

The Galaxy Alpha has a 4.7″ 720p Super AMOLED display, with 320 ppi pixel density. It’s powered by Samsung’s own Eynos octacore processor, a combined quad 1.8GHz and quad 1.3GHz. It has 2GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. Other features include a fingerprint sensor, 12MP rear camera, 2.1MP front camera, WI-Fi 802.11ac and is backed by a 1860mAh battery.

Galaxy Alpha has not yet received official Android Marshmallow update. But using CM 13 ROM, you can update Galaxy Alpha to latest Android 6.0.1 OS. This will get rid of the Samsung bloat and improve the performance of the device. Follow the guide below to install CM 13 on Galaxy Alpha.

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[How to] Update Samsung Galaxy Alpha LTE to official Android 5.0.2

Samsung Galaxy Alpha has a 4.7″ 720p Super AMOLED display, with 320 ppi pixel density. It’s powered by Samsung’s own Eynos octacore processor, a combined quad 1.8GHz and quad 1.3GHz. It has 2GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. Other features include a fingerprint sensor, 12MP rear camera, 2.1MP front camera, WI-Fi 802.11ac and is backed by a 1860mAh battery.

Samsung has rolled out its latest Lollipop official firmware with build number Android 5.0.2 G850XXU2COD4 for the Galaxy Alpha LTE (SM-G850F). It brings bug fixes and better support for the native Samsung apps. There are many other performance improvements as well. If you want to install this firmware, follow the guide below.

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[How to] Update Samsung Galaxy Alpha to G850FXXU2BNK3 Android 4.4.4

Samsung Galaxy Alpha has a 4.7″ 720p Super AMOLED display, with 320 ppi pixel density. It’s powered by Samsung’s own Eynos octacore processor, a combined quad 1.8GHz and quad 1.3GHz. It has 2GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. Other features include a fingerprint sensor, 12MP rear camera, 2.1MP front camera, WI-Fi 802.11ac and is backed by a 1860mAh battery.

Samsung is rolling out a small firmware update with build G850FXXU2BNK3 based on Android version 4.4.4 for the smartphone. This is more of a maintenance update from Samsung. If you have not received the OTA, follow the steps below to install it manually.

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[How to] Root Samsung Galaxy Alpha LTE (SM-G850F) running on Stock Android

Galaxy Alpha has a 4.7″ 720p Super AMOLED display, with 320 ppi pixel density. It’s powered by Samsung’s own Eynos octacore processor, a combined quad 1.8GHz and quad 1.3GHz. It has 2GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. Other features include a fingerprint sensor, 12MP rear camera, 2.1MP front camera, WI-Fi 802.11ac and is backed by a 1860mAh battery. It is the first major metal cased smartphone released by Samsung, with all previous devices encased in plastic.

A rooting tutorial is now available for the Galaxy Alpha European variant. It is the safest method to root the phone. It involves the use of Odin application. Follow the guide below to root the Galaxy Alpha.

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha images leaked online

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A lot of rumors have been going around about Samsung releasing a device with a metal body and according to a leaked image, this might turn out to be true. The rumored device – Galaxy Alpha, is believed to have a metal body along with the specs that are even better than the Galaxy S5.

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Samsung to launch a new high end device “Galaxy Alpha” to compete with Apple iPhone 6

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The war between Samsung and Apple is set to continue this year with Samsung planning to launch a new smartphone – Galaxy Alpha, which is aimed at providing competition to the Apple iPhone 6. The Galaxy Alpha is rumored to come with a metal body rather than the plastic one seen in the Galaxy S5.

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