Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are the latest flagship android phone from Samsung mobile. Most of the Samsung Mobile fans already bought the phone and looking for the guide to root the device. Most of the android users are aware this fact that android is popular for the rooting. After rooting the phone you can do lots of changes on your system,. Check out some of the benefits of rooting here. With a rooted Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge, you can do things like installing a custom recovery, completely deleting and uninstalling system and bloatware app.
Here in this guide, we’ll show you how to root Galaxy S7: G930F and S7 edge: G935F with the help of Cf Auto root. The process is very simple and only take a few minutes to complete the whole task.
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CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the Samsung Galaxy S7: G930F and S7 edge: G935F android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first, confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.
PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS
Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.
1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA
Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important steps that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.
2. INSTALL SAMSUNG GALAXY DRIVERS
First, you need to Setup ADB and Fastboot Drivers on windows PC. This will help you to send basic Linux commands and a variety Android-specific commands from PC to connected Android devices.
Now you need to install the USB drivers to connect your device to the computer to follow this guide. Without these USB drivers, you can’t connect your device to the PC, first download and install these drivers on your system.
3. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE
Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.
4. CHARGE YOUR ANDROID
If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is a full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
ROOT GALAXY S7/S7 Edge
Step 1. Tap on the phone’s build number in Settings > About five times to enable Developer options. After that go to the Developer settings and enable “OEM Unlock”.
Step 2. Download Odin3_v3.10.7.zip and extract the zip folder on your desktop.
Step 3. Now download ‘CF-Auto-Root .zip’ file for your device model no. (G930F or G935F) from the below mention links. Then extract it to a folder.
Step 4. Boot Galaxy S7 into download mode. To do this Power off your phone and press and hold the volume down, home, and power buttons simultaneously.
Step 5. Now connect your device to the PC with USB cable and run the ODIN exe file that you saved in step 2.
Step 6. From ODIN screen, click the “AP / PDA” button near the center of the window and select the CF-Auto-Root-*********.tar.md5 file that you downloaded in Step 3. Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked under the Options tab.
Step 7. Click the “Start” button at the bottom of the screen to begin. Now the flashing process will start on your phone and this will take some time.
Step 8. When it’s done, the box in the top-left corner of Odin will read “Pass,” and your phone should automatically reboot.
Step 9. Once the phone is booted, open the google play store and Install the Super Su app. Open it, and you will have root access.
To make sure you have correctly installed the above root method and it’s working, verify with Root Checker app from the google play store
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