Android Nougat 7.1 ROM, Samsung Galaxy ALPHA (sltexx) Lineage OS 14.1 has now arrived via an UNOFFICIAL build. Samsung Galaxy Alpha smartphone was launched in August 2014. The phone comes with a 4.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels. The Samsung Galaxy Alpha is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G. The Samsung Galaxy Alpha is powered by 1.8GHz octa-core eXYNOS 5 5430 processor and it comes with 2GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that cannot be expanded. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 2.1-megapixel front camera. If you want some more Lineage ROMs or wanna taste the OFFICIAL Lineage build then stay tuned the Lineage OS 14.1 ROM collection page.
THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD WHICH MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL. HAVE A BACKUP BEFORE FLASHING THIS AND TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Installing a custom ROM on a Samsung Galaxy ALPHA (sltexx) requires the bootloader to be unlocked on the Samsung Galaxy ALPHA (sltexx) phone, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. You are the only person doing changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.
TWRP recovery link for Galaxy ALPHA (sltexx)
ROM Download link of Lineage 14.1 for Galaxy ALPHA (sltexx)
Lineage Nougat GApps download link for LineageOS 14.1 Nougat 7.1 ROM
· This new LineageOS [unofficial] v14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware has to be installed on the Samsung Galaxy ALPHA (sltexx) model only; if tried on other devices, it might get bricked [To check your device model: Go to Settings >> About phone >> model number]
· Make sure the device is rooted before going forward for custom ROM installation
· Make sure to back all the data by installing TWRP in the smartphone.
· Make sure to install USB drivers on the PC.
· Make sure the device has more than 80 percent battery.
· If you face force close, go to Settings >> Setupwizard >> Give permission
Step-by-step installation guide
Step 1: Download Samsung Galaxy ALPHA (sltexx) LineageOS [unofficial] 14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM and Google Apps
Step 2: Place the Android Nougat ROM into the phone’s storage memory.
Step 3: Turn off device.
Step 4: Perform Recovery mode sorties by long pressing Volume (Down) + Power key Simultaneously
Step 5: Once entering the TWRP settings menu, clear phone’s memory (full) by selecting ‘Wipe’ option. Once done, select – ‘Swipe to Factory Reset’ perform factory reset
Step 6: Return to TWRP settings and tap ‘Install‘ and Selecting Downloaded Lineage.Zip file.
Step 7: Approve the installation by tapping ‘Swipe to Confirm Flash’
Step 8: Flashing of the ROM begins and after few minutes, a message ‘Successful‘ appears on the screen, thus completing installation.
Step 9: Return to TWRP settings and tap ‘Install’ Select Downloaded GApps.Zip file in the phone’s memory.
Step 10: Approve the installation by tapping ‘Swipe to Confirm Flash’
Step 11: Reboot your Mobile
Note:- If faced with boot loop problem, navigate back to TWRP settings, and select ‘Wipe cache/dalvik’. This procedure will help resolve any issue with regard to custom ROM installation.
That’s it! Your Samsung Galaxy ALPHA (sltexx) should now have Unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 ROM installed on your phone! Go to Settings > About phone to verify.