To the Samsung Galaxy S7 SM- G930F Users looking for rooting the good news is that it is now available for you, the device should be running the latest XXS1APG3 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update and now with the help of this guide, you can root it.
We are going to show the easy steps to root your device without errors
- Take note this root method tutorial is meant for Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F. We advise you don’t try on any other Galaxy S7 variants.
- Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding as a precaution.
- Your Galaxy S7 should be on an official Stock firmware by Samsung
- Your Galaxy S7 d be on XXS1APG3 Android 6.0.1 firmware.
This site is not responsible if you damage or brick your device while trying this method so you should try the method at your risks
Backup important files stored on your device before proceeding with the steps below, so that in case something goes wrong you’ll have a backup of all your important files.
How to Root Your Galaxy S7 SM- G930F Running Marshmallow 6.0.1 XXS1APG3 Firmware
1 – Download the CF-Auto-Root Android 6.0.1 for Galaxy S7 to your computer
2 – Download ODIN v3.11.1to your computer this will help in the rooting of your Galaxy S7 G930F.
3 – Now Switch OFF your Galaxy S7 boot to Download Mode. “To do that” you should Press the Volume Down + Home buttons together don’t leave then push the Power button till you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode All this is done when the device is off
4 – Launch the ODIN you download from Step 2 on your computer. Connect your Galaxy to your computer while the device is in Download Mode.
5 – If your device is connected successfully, one of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step might take some time.
6 – Now select the file that you have to flash/install on your phone. This file will be found from the extracted file in Step 1.
Click on ‘AP’ and select the file CF-Auto-Root-herolte-heroltexx-smg930f.zip
7 – Now in ODIN, check the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options, if not already.
Step 8 – Now click on the Start button in ODIN the Installation process will start and would take a few minutes to complete.
9. After the installation is completed, your Galaxy should reboot into Recovery Mode immediately now you can install the root package /files. Your ID:COM box will also turn green.
Step 10 – After you see the home screen, unplug your phone from the computer.
*NOTE: Sometimes the device does NOT boot into Recovery Mode automatically (as given in Step 10) and root your device. If that happens, Repeat the whole procedure again.
Step 11 – Pull out the battery to turn OFF the phone forcefully.
Step 12 – Now boot (turn ON your phone) with Volume Up + Home + Power buttons to go directly into Recovery Mode manually. This will start the install process of rooting your phone.
Your Galaxy S7 running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is rooted with CF-Auto-Root package.
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