[Custom ROM] CM 12.1 ROM on Alcatel OT Pixi 3 (3.5)

Avirup Majumder Oct 02, 2016

[Custom ROM] CM 12.1 ROM on Alcatel OT Pixi 3 (3.5).jpgToday we will talk about the process of Install CM 12.1 ROM on Alcatel OT Pixi 3 (3.5). The device was released on February’2015. Alcatel OT Pixi 3 (3.5) is powered by 1.0 GHz Cortex-A7 Mediatek MT6572M Dual-core processor and it has 512 MB of RAM. The internal memory has 4 GB. You can extended the internal memory up to 32 GB with the help of SD card. The 3.5 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen with 320 x 480 pixels resolution will give pleasure to your eyes. To take better snap and selfie the device featured 2 megapixel primary and VGA secondary camera. The device is powered by removable Li-Ion 1300 mAh battery.

The newly featured CM 12.1 Rom is focused on mainly battery, performance And stability. If  you want to test this Rom on your device then you need to flash it. Here are the instruction.

CM 12.1 ROM on Alcatel OT Pixi 3 (3.5)

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Details of CM 12.1 ROM on Alcatel OT Pixi 3 (3.5):

  • Advantages:
  1. SMS
  2. Wifi
  3. Sound (on some models)
  4. Data Connection
  5. Calls
  6. GPS/A-GPS
  7. Sensors
  • Disadvantages:
  1. Vibration (for some models)
  2. Video can only record QVGA
  3. Application delay (also with custom launcher)
  4. Wifi probs
  5. Camera (for some models)
  6. Google account syncing
  7. Front speaker not working (for some models)


  • Charge your device at least 50 % before going through the procedure.
  • Take a Backup of your device before starting the process.

Guide:  How to Backup and Restore ROM Using TWRP on Android.

  • Do at your own risk.

Files needed for CM 12.1 ROM on Alcatel OT Pixi 3 (3.5):

  • At first you need to unlock BootLoader of your device. If you do not have Unlock Bootloader then Follow below link which helps you to unlock the Bootloader of your device.

Guide: Unlock Alcatel OT PIXI all variants by Unlock Code

  • Then you have to install the TWRP Custom Recovery for Alcatel OT Pixi 3 (3.5). If you do not have custom recovery then Follow below Link.

Guide: [Custom Recovery] Install TWRP & Root Alcatel OT Pixi 3

⇓⇓ Download CM 12.1 ROM on Alcatel OT Pixi 3 (3.5) from here ⇓⇓

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Procedure of CM 12.1 ROM on Alcatel OT Pixi 3 (3.5): 

  • At first download the CM 12.1.zip files from the above link. 
  • Switch Off your device and open recovery mode by pressing volume up + power keycontinuously at the same time (For most of the devices) and volume up + menu key + power key (For samsung devices and for those devices which have menu key).
  • OR you can Download and install Quick Boot application and then open it. There you will find an option to go to recovery mode. Tap on it and you will get to the recovery menu.
  • In Recovery Click the “wipe and format” option then Wipe -> Data, System, Cache and dalvik cache via recovery.
  • From main menu navigate to the CM 12.1.zip files which you already downloaded from above link.
  • Select CM 12.1 Rom to flash.
  • Now Install The GAPPS file by going to the Custom recovery as given in the above and locate the GAPPS.zip file and install it.
  • Reboot your device.


You have successfully installed CM 12.1 ROM on Alcatel OT Pixi 3 (3.5).

What Next??

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