9 Jun 2015

Install resurrection remix custom rom on samsung galaxy alpha SM-G850F

Update your samsung galaxy alpha SM-G850F to latest and greatest version of android that is lollipop with the help of resurrection remix custom ROM.Samsung ditched this alpha series in favour of new "A" series which are cheap when compared to this alpha but design philosophy continues .Samsung has promised lollipop 5.0 update for sure alpha if you want latest version of android then its only possible through custom roms.
If you are searching for latest version on android lollipop firmware to be flashed over galaxy alpha G850F then we have resurrection remix rom.In this post we will guide you to install resurrection remix custom rom on samsung galaxy alpha SM-G850F.
Since there are lot of variants of this device check your device model number first.To do this go to settings and then to about device.You will find your device model number.If it is same as mentioned
above then you are good to go.You can flash this ROM on galaxy alpha SM-G850F.

Install resurrection remix custom ROM on galaxy alpha SM-G850F:

resurrection remix custom roms on samsung galaxy alpha SM-G850F

About resurrection rom for sm-g850f:

This Resurrection remix rom which your are about to Flash on samsung galaxy alpha SM-G850F is based on android 5.1.1 lollipop and is based on cyanogenmod,slim,omni and original remix roms.So you can all the best features of other roms are included in this rom along with performance and a decent battery life.

Features of this rom:
  • Navigation bar tweaks: You can enable disable or navigation bar and also you can adjust the size of navigation bar.Navigation ring included toggles to in case of quick access just swipe from bottom of screen and you can access apps which you have set.
  • Status bar tweaks: Status bar has lot of tweaks which include a brightness slider.Slide in status bar to adjust brightness of the screen.Various tweaks are available to carrier label too like color and switch.Quick and smart pull down are also present.Battery icon too has tweaks.
  • Gesture anywhere: This basically lets to open any app at any time(while using other apps) with just a gesture.You have to set the gestures and use them.

  • Recent panel mods: Stock recent panel do not have an option to clear all the apps at once.In this rom you a button to clear apps and can even set the position of the button.
  • App circle Bar:Swiping from the left or right edges of the screen an app bar pops up and you can choose what app you want to launch.This is great way of multitasking.
  • Lock screen mods: This includes placing of 5 shortcuts on lock screen and also set targets for the slider.
  • Theme engine: Theme engine is from the cyanogenmod custom rom which basically changes the look user interface from lock screen  to ring tones all the way up to boot animations.The speciality of the theme engine is the ability to choose individual elements of every theme you have installed.So you like the ring tones and wallpapers of one theme and icons of other theme then you can have them at a time.Just open the theme chooser and you will understand how to do it.
  • Andorid lollipop: All the lollipop features that google offers are present in this rom including user profiles,heads up notifications etc.

These are just some of the features of resurrection remix rom on samsung galaxy alpha and there are lot of other features too that you can explore them after flashing this ROM.


prerequisites:
  • Backup:Backup all your data which includes apps,contacts,photos videos etc everything to computer or any cloud storage as flashing resurrection remix custom rom on samsung galaxy alpha will erase all your data.
  • Battery: Charge your galaxy alpha SM-G850F to at least 90% so that you wont encounter any battery related issues while flashing this.
  • Backup Efs partitions: Backup all your efs partition of your samsung galaxy alpha on current ROM.If you loose signal you can just restore it back.
  • Lock Gps:Lock your gps position on your current rom.If you use this a lot then you have to lock it so that it could work even after flashing other roms.Its easy to lock gps .Turn on gps in settings and find your current location in google maps and now now have locked on to gps.
  • Custom recovery: You need a custom recovery like twrp installed on your alpha .Without it you can not flash roms at all.
  • Downloads: Resurrection remix rom and google apps.Transfer them to internal storage of your device.

Flash Resurrection remix rom using Twrp recovery: 
  1. Download resurrection remix for galaxy alpha and Gapps transfer it to sdcard or internal storage of device.
  2. Power of the device completely.
  3. Press volume up,power button and home key simultaneously and once you see boot loader screen release buttons.
  4. Using volume down as a navigation button move to recovery and click on power button to confirm action.
  5. Once you are in twrp backup existing ROM first.It might about 5 minutes for backup to complete.
  6. Wipe data,cache and dalvik cache.You may not need to wipe system.
  7. Flash ROM and then gapps.
  8. Reboot to system.Wait at least 15 minutes for initial boot to complete and once done you can explore ROM features.
  9. If rom fails to boot Remove battery and put it back.Reboot it to recovery and this wipe system too and flash rom again.
After flashing ROM if you don't find super user in app drawer or non of your root apps don't work then go to setting and then to about device.You will find build number.Tap on it continuously until you see a message you are now a developer.Go back and you will find developer options.Click on it and and scroll down ,you will find option to set root permissions.
Sines this is only meant for G850F don't flash this on other variants as you might end in bricking it.
By following above procedure you will be enjoying latest version of android lollipop on your samsung galaxy alpha SM-G850F thanks to resurrection remix ROM and its team. 
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