Rooting Android smart phones allows customers to accessibility, modify and also customize the look and feel and functions of the device. Samsung GalaxyS7 Edge powered by Snapdragon 820 and include locked bootloader, so that it is a little bit harder to root that device. In case you own a Snapdragon-powered Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, you’ll have to hold out to obtain wonderful custom ROMs, battery mods, camera tweaks, and much more. If you have the Exynos Variant of the Galaxy S7 Edge and want to root, follow this guide to root Galaxy S7 Edge using CF-Auto-Root tool.
Chainfire has published their popular CF-Auto-Root tool with support for Samsung’ Galaxy S7 edge. To root Galaxy S7 Edge (Exynos), below the simple steps.
- Download and install USB drivers for Galaxy S7 Edge on your computer.
- Remember to get the backup of the very important files on your Galaxy S7 Edge.
- Head to Settings > tap for about five times to enable Developer options.
- Enable USB debugging option simply by pressing Menu > Settings > Applications. Get around and touch on Developer Options to ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.
- Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has more than 70% of charge.
- Check and confirm your phone’s model number: Visit Settings> scroll down to About device tap on it > note the Model number.
For download Odin and CF-Auto-Root, follow the link below.
Step by Step to root Galaxy S7 Edge (Exynos Variant)
- Unzip and install Odin on your computer.
- Unzip Chainfire and get access to .tar.md5 file on your computer.
- Power off your phone enters to download mode by pressing and hold Volume Down + Home buttons at the same time and then press the Power button until you see the construction Android robot sign. Press Power button once more to ensure.
- Open ODIN and connect your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge with 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.
- Once your device automatically reboots into Recovery mode, and you see the home screen, you can disconnect your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.