In this tutorial checkout how to unlock bootloader and Root Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 Android Smartphone – Complete Guide
Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 was announced back in March 2015. It is a 5.5 Inch Smartphone with Full HD i.e., 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and is powered by 1.5 GHz Snapdragon 615 processor coupled with Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB RAM. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. In this tutorial we are going to unlock bootloader on Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 and then root it.
This comes in handy to the users who are looking to install Custom ROM’s, Custom Recovery and flash zip mods. So without any further ado let’s proceed and unlock bootloader and then Root Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3.
- Make sure to create a complete backup of your important data to safe place. As unlocking Bootloader wipes all of your data and settings.
Backup and Restore SMS
Backup and Restore Contacts
Backup and Restore Call Logs
Copy files stored on internal storage to PC
- Enable USB Debugging on Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3.
- Charge Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 to at least 75%.
- Download and install Alcatel USB Drivers on PC.
- Setup ADB and Fastboot drivers on PC. Make sure to install it system-wide when asked.
Disclaimer: We should not be held liable or responsible for any damage to your Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3. Unlocking Bootloader and Rooting an Android Smartphone voids its warranty. So proceed at your own risk.
How to unlock the bootloader on Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3:
Step 1: Connect Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 to PC using OEM Cable.
Step 2: If you had installed ADB and Fastboot drivers system wide then just open the command prompt. If you haven’t, then open the Fastboot folder and press and hold the shift key and right click inside the folder at the empty space and choose open command window here.
Step 3: Now in CMD type:
This command shows the list of devices connected to PC with USB Debugging enabled.
adb reboot bootloader
This commands boots Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 to Bootloader / Fastboot mode.
fastboot –I 0x1bbb oem unlock
This command unlocks the bootloader on Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 and wipes all of your data and settings.
This command reboot Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 into normal mode.
Step 4: That’s it now you have unlocked Bootloader on Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3.
How to Root Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3:
Step 1: Download the Rooting Package from here.
Step 2: Connect Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 to PC with USB Debugging enabled.
Step 3: Run root.bat file as administrator.
Step 4: Follow the onscreen instructions.
Step 5: Reboot and check for root permissions using the Root Checker App.
That’s it, Congratulations! Now you have successfully unlocked Bootloader and Rooted Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 Android Smartphone. Do share this tutorial with your friends and let them know how to unlock bootloader and Root Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3.
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