How to Root Samsung Galaxy Alpha SM-G850F

Samsung has now officially released the Samsung Galaxy Alpha Android smartphone with the latest version of Android OS 4.4.4 KitKat. The XDA developer chainfire has released a root method for the Galaxy Alpha and you can now easily gain root access on your device to take it to the next level. In this post we’re going to learn how use the CF-auto root method to safely and successfully root the Galaxy Alpha model number SM-G850F.


Guidelines and Requirements:

Before we move on to root your phone, there are certain guidelines and requirements you need to know before you move on. They are as follows:

  1. Rooting will voids your phone warranty so root at your own risk.
  2. Download and install the USB drivers on your PC from Here.
  3. Enable USB debugging from Developers Options from Settings.
  4. Download CF-auto root zip package from HERE.
  5. Download Odin v3.09 from HERE.
  6. Carefully read and follow the instructions to safely root your phone.

Root Samsung Galaxy Alpha SM-G850F

Step 1: First of all download the required files from the above section.

Step 2: Now unzip the Odin3 and CF-Root zip packages on your desktop.

Step 3: Run Odin application on your PC.

Step 4: Reboot your Galaxy Alpha into Download Mode by Pressing and Holding the Volume Down+Home+Power button simultaneously at the same time and release it when you see a warning message on your screen. To continue into Download Mode hit the Volume Up key.

Step 5: Finally connect your phone to PC via the USB cable and make sure Odin detects your phone.

Step 6: Next click on the PA or PDA button in Odin and select the tar.md5 rooted kernel file from the files you’ve extracted earlier.

Step 7: Moving on click on the START button to initiate the rooting process for Galaxy Alpha.

Step 8: Give it a minute and once it completes your device will reboots and Odin3 will you PASS!! green signal which confirms your Galaxy Alpha has successfully been rooted.

Congratulations! You’ve now successfully rooted the Galaxy Alpha SM-G850F running the Android 4.4.4 KitKat using the CF-root method. Hopefully everything went fine, do let us know and share your own experience in the comment section below. For more Android rooting guides keep visiting.

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