Rooting a Android smartphones will allow customers to access, modify and customize the appearance and functions of the device. Samsung Galaxy S7 is manufactured with the newest technology. Galaxy S7 users could also would like to tweak their devices to their own personal taste. If you have the S7 and want to root, follow this guide to root Samsung Galaxy S7 using CF-Auto-Root tool.
- Download and install USB drivers for Samsung S7 in your computer.
- Make sure to take backup of any important files on your smartphone
- Go to Settings > tap for about five times to enable Developer options.
- Go to the Developer Options and enable OEM Unlock.
- Enable USB debugging option by pressing Menu > Settings > Applications. Navigate and tap on Developer Options to ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.
- Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S7 battery more than 70%.
- Check and confirm your phone’s model number: Go to Settings on your phone > scroll down to About device or About phone and tap on it > note the Model number.
Download Odin for installation and also download CF-Auto-Root for Samsung Galaxy S7 (for SM-G930F).
Odin Download – CF-Auto-Root Download
Step by Step to root Samsung Galaxy S7 Using CF-Auto-Root
- Unzip Odin and install on your computer.
- Unzip Chainfire zip file and retrieve .tar.md5 file on your computer.
- Switch off your phone enter into download mode: press and hold Volume Down+Home buttons together and then press the Power key till you see the construction Android robot sign. Press Power key again to confirm.
- Open ODIN on your computer and connect your Samsung S7 to your PC while it’s in Download mode. When connected successfully, you will get a message in Odin saying Added!!. (In case you don’t get it, try another USB port. If that doesn’t help either, then re-install USB drivers).
- In ODIN, click on the AP / PDA button and select the extracted CF-Auto-Root file.
- Ensuring that Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time are selected, click on Start to initiate the root process.
- When the root process is successfully completed, you will get a PASS message and ID:COM will turn green.
- When your device automatically reboots in to Recovery mode and you also see the home screen, you are able to disconnect your Samsung Galaxy S7.
Note: In case your device gets stuck at boot screen after installation and doesn’t boot into recovery mode, you will have to do the entire procedure once again.