I am not responsible for bricks, cats being both alive and dead, heat death of the universe, etc. I've attempted to minimize the chance of damage, but you will use this guide at your own risk.
Thanks to ejwith9953 for getting TWRP working correctly
Thanks to forgottonhacker for proofreading and formatting
WINDOWS ONLY GUIDE
THIS GUIDE IS FOR THE PEOPLE SEEKING TO INSTALL TWRP AND OBTAIN A FIX FOR SOFT-BRICKED DEVICES
On a DESKTOP:
Download CURE_4 and extract to desktop (or a folder to your preference).
[Download Links at Bottom of Post]
On your PHONE:
Go to Settings > About phone > tap build number, till it says your a developer.
Go to Settings > Developer Options and enable OEM unlock, and USB debugging
Connect Device to PC
Open your extracted folder and run START_HERE.bat
Let it run, it will copy files, execute temp root exploit, and open a new CMD window.
In the new window, copy/paste commands individually.
adb shell run-as -s1 su dd if=/data/local/tmp/twrp.img of=/dev/block/mmcblk0p25
26404+0 records in 26404+0 records out
Put the battery back in and hold the PWR and VOL UP at the same time, when you see Alcatel splash let go of power but continue to hold volume up.
Say hello to TWRP!
Now we are going to install SuperSU it’s easy from here don’t fret!
BACKUP /SYSTEM PARTITION IN TWRP AND MAKE A COPY ON YOUR PC
Now that you have a backup go back and tap install. Tap on "up a level" then sdcard.
Find SuperSu.zip and swipe to install!
Reboot system! (this may take a few minutes so don’t freak out)
Verify that SuperSu got installed.
Go back to the extracted folder on your computer and run CLEANUP.bat
Boot up to custom recovery tap wipe > advanced wipe
Select Dalvik cache and Cache, then SWIPE to wipe
Go back to the Home Screen
Tap Advanced > fix permissions and Swipe
REBOOT AND ENJOY
If this fix did not work for you please do contact me as I have another method, I will be putting up a debloated version of the ROM soon.
I will be adding more to the guide, so make sure to turn on your notifications!
Stock-ish ROM EXTRACT FROM ZIP FIRST! then flash as /system
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