Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge are the recent flagship model of the smartphone giant, Samsung. With Snapdragon 820, these mobile became the beast in the battle of smartphones. Yes, with Octacore processor, 4 Gigabyte of RAM and Adreno 530, the devices became the real monsters in the current market.
If you’re looking for – how to root Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, here is the good news for you, which lets you to root your Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge. But, if you’re using AT&T, Sprint, Verizon or T-Mobile device, the sad news is that those devices cannot be rooted, as their bootloaders are locked. Apart from them, you can root any other model of Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge. Here are the steps to unlock and root Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.
Note: If anything happens to your device such as bricking of your device or other issues, we are not responsible for it.
The rooting process is a little bit lengthy, while compared to other rooting methods. This will require some files on your local machine, and few applications to root Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.
In order to root your device, the device should be connected to your local machine. Download Samsung USB driver from the link and install it on your local machine. After successful installation of USB drivers on your PC, turn on USB debugging mode as well as a developer option on your mobile. Also, enable OEM unlocking on your Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge, by navigating to Developer Setting -> Enable OEM Unlock.
Before proceeding with the process, make sure that you have stored all of your mobile data in your PC. This will allow you to restore the data, after rooting has been completed successfully. Double check that battery level of your device is above 80 percent.
- Download Samsung Odin from the below link and also download auto-root file from Chainfire from below links
- Unzip the auto-root downloaded files and check for “.tar.md5” files are there.
- Install Odin in your personal computer, so that the device will be detected with the help of Odin drivers.
- Now, boot download mode from your device by booting the device by holding Home, Power Down and Volume Down button for a few seconds.
- Check whether the phone is showing in added list in Odin, when you’re connected the device to your computer.
- Now, select AP button in Odin and choose .tar.md5 extension file.
- Once done, click “Start”.
That’s all. In the meanwhile, the device will restart a few times and after that your device will be rooted.