Dear readers, today I shall guide you through the steps using which you can root your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Smartphone. The old root solutions have not been compatible any more when updating to the Android Nougat firmware, so if you have updated your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and you can’t get the root access for the new Android version to flash custom ROMs, install custom recovery images, install custom kernels and more.., we’re here to help you. Once rooted, not only can you do these above things, but your android device will also be enhanced to the next level. Your device will be speed up and the existing bugs and lags will be easily fixed. Also you can customize the phone as per your requirement along with the new Samsung Grace UX, can speed up your web browsing experience and fix the other existing issues in your device.
But before performing the process, we must tell you that the rooting is solely your own risk. We at TechGipsy will never take responsible for any sort of issues created in your Smartphone during the rooting process. So make sure that you read and understand the procedure well before starting the procedure.
- One Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge ( Snapdragon version) Smartphone
- One PC pre-installed with latest Samsung USB driver to help you connect your Smartphone to your PC.
- An USB cable for the connection
- Back up all data of your device data to avoid getting lost during the rooting process.
- At least 70% power back up to avoid unexpected device shut down.
- Enable USB Debugging on your device by going to Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging.
- Disable the antivirus program in your PC in case it blocks Odin software
Steps to Root Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge on Android Nougat
- At first download the modified boot image for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. After that download Odin 3.10 zip file and then extract both files.
- Then, download the root package from here. Also unzip the package.
- Next, put your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge into download mode by first turning off the phone and then pressing the Volume Down+ Power+ Home Buttons simultaneously. Then press the Volume Up Button after you see a warning message appearing on your screen, to boot your handset into download mode.
- Then connect your Smartphone to your PC using the USB cable and launch Odin.
- The button-left corner of Odin will appear a message after the connection of the Galaxy device with your PC is successful.
- Now click on “AP/PDA” button in Odin and select the modified boot image file you downloaded. Make sure that re-partition option is unchecked.
- Next, choose the “Auto-reboot” option in Odin screen and press the “Start” button. Wait still your Galaxy S7 Edge reboots.
- From your computer, go to the Root folder and run the root.bat file, then follow on-screen prompts for installing SuperSU on your handset.
- Once done, reboot your handset.
Also read: Use SuperSU to root Samsung Galaxy A9
Now you have finally rooted your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. But if in case your Smartphone struck in the bootloop sequence, follow this article to overcome that. During the root process, Odin can stop responding. In such cases, just close the program, unplug the device and force restart your Smartphone then install the root package again from the beginning. In case of any issues, ping us back via the comment section. We shall try to find out some solution for you.