Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 is the successor of Samsung Galaxy J7. Both phones are great. Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 is the advanced version of J7. From AMOLED display to 3GB Ram J7 2016 is a great device. If you have one and you are thinking to root Samsung J7 2016 then you are at right place. As like other Samsung device rooting Samsung device is same. We need Odin and all those blah blah. So here I am going to tell you how to root Samsung Galaxy J7 2016.
How To Root Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 Edition SM-J710F/GN
Note: This method works on Samsung Galaxy J7 SM-J710F/GN models only. Make a backup of all files including APK, contacts, SMS etc. As the root process will format your device. A. Download tools
Odin3_v3.11.1 (Unzip it)
twrp-3.0.2-0-j7xelte.tar (Size 17.587MB, Don’t Extract it)
UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.76-20160630161323.zip (Don’t Unzip it) B. Enable Developer Option
Go to Settings>>About Phone>>
Then tap ‘Build number’ 7 times or until you get the message ‘You’re now a developer!’
Go back to Settings, choose ‘Developer options’. Find the ‘USB debugging’ option and enable it.
In the ‘Developer Option’ you will also find the ‘OEM Unlocking’ option, just enable it.
Make sure you don’t have Factory Reset Protection enabled in your Google account or you may never be able to boot again!
More information: https://support.google.com/nexus/answer/6172890?hl=en C. Install Samsung Kies or Driver
Install the Samsung Kies and restart your PC, then connect your Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 with USB cable. It will configure driver automatically.
D. Install TWRP Recovery and root On Samsung Galaxy J7 2016
Run as Administrator the
Odin3.exe file Click on Option and disable Auto Reboot
Now click on AP and browse
twrp-3.0.2-0-j7xelte.tar like this Now switch on your Samsung Galaxy J7
Then Press and hold the
Power + Volume Down + Home button simultaneously until its screen off and boot into a blue screen showing Warning Now press Volume UP button to Continue…It will show like this
Now connect your Phone to PC via USB Cable
You will see that first box under ID:COM in odin is shaded mean driver properly installed
Now click on the Start button on Odin
It will few seconds, once its done, you will see green Pass like this
Once the flash done, you can pull the battery then place the battery back in.
Now hold [Volume Up] + [Home] + [Power] buttons until you reach TWRP recovery mode. If you end up in stock recovery, start again from step 1
Now it will ask for allowing modification, just swipe to allow otherwise the OS will replace TWRP once you boot!
Now go to Wipe -> Advanced Wipe -> Format Data -> yes (you need to type yes)
For safety make a backup of current ROM ( Google it if you have no idea)
Now tap on [Reboot] and select [Recovery]
It will reboot to TWRP Recovery
Now connect your phone to PC and transfer the
UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.76-20160630161323.zip to phone Now tap on
Install and browse the UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.76-20160630161323.zip file Once you find the
UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.76-20160630161323.zip file just tap on it Now swipe to confirm flash
Once the flashing process done, you will get
successful message Now [Reboot] -> [System]
Your Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 has been rooted.
To check whether your Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 has root access or not, just go to Google Play store and install
Root Checker and run it.
For any problem just make a comment here. Happy rooting! 🙂
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