IDOL Posts on XDA

Alcatel 5, Alcatel 3v, and More Revealed in Leaked Renders

Nokia-owned Alcatel has pivoted strategies more than once in recent years. Early 2016 saw it drop the OneTouch surname, and in 2017, it licensed its device designs and software to China-based company TCL. Now, a new leak suggests another change is coming down the pipeline: Alcatel might replace its popular Idol series of smartphones with Alcatel-branded alternatives. A...

Root Achieved for the OneTouch Idol 3

The XDA community achieving root on a new device is always cause for a little celebration, and proud owners of the Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 will be able to do just that now that root access has been confirmed. The 5.5" mid-range handset previously had its bootloader unlocked, but root access was proving tricky due to...