Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is a top-notch Android smartphone from Samsung, which comes out with 5.5 inches super AMOLED touchscreen display powered by two quad-core processors along with 4 GB RAM and the device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. If you own this device and looking for a way to root it, you are in the right page as I have given a tutorial to root Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge here.
By following the tutorial given here, you will be able to root Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. Once you have done that you will get the ability to install custom ROM firmware’s, or custom recoveries (TWRP or CWM recovery), or remove preinstalled applications (which are just occupying the storage space in your device), etc.
WARNING: Rooting your Samsung smartphone will void its warranty. Also, rooting might get your device bricked. So, if anything bad happens to your smartphone by following the tutorial given here, do not hold me liable or responsible. Proceed at your OWN wish.
Step 1: Before getting started with a rooting procedure, take a complete backup of personal data in your smartphone using Samsung Kies or other appropriate apps.
Step 2: Next, download Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge USB driver and install it on your computer. After installing the USB driver, you will be able to connect your device with computer successfully.
Step 3: Now, enable Developer Options in your device by following this path: Settings -> About Phone -> Build Number (tap on it for 7 times to enable Developer Options). Once done, enable USB debugging mode by following this path: Settings -> Developer Options -> USB debugging.
Step 4: Next, ensure that you have uninstalled or deactivated antivirus programs from your computer as they tend to disrupt the rooting procedure. Also, make sure that your device has at least a 50-60% battery backup in it before getting started with the rooting tutorial.
Once you have finished all these prerequisites, you can move forward with the rooting tutorial given here.
Tutorial To Root Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Smartphone:
Step 1: To get started, download CF Auto Root package for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F) and extract it to a folder in your computer. Next, download Odin, extract its package and launch its window.
Step 2: Now, switch off your smartphone and boot it into the download mode by pressing and holding the Volume Down, Power and Home buttons simultaneously.
Step 3: Once your device boots into download mode, connect it to your computer using the original USB data cable. If you have installed the USB drivers of your device properly in the computer, Odin will identify your device, and it will show “Added” message in its “Logs“. Also, the ID:COM section in Odin will turn into blue color.
Step 4: Now, click on the “PDA” button in Odin and select the .tar file from the folder where you have extracted the CF Auto Root package (Step 1). Once done, click on “Start” button to begin the flashing process.
Step 5: The flashing process will take a minute or two to get completed, and once it does, you will get a green “PASS” message in Odin. Your device will automatically reboot as well.
That’s it. Now you have successfully finished rooting Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Android smartphone. For confirmation, open up your Apps menu and look for the SuperSU app. If you can find it there, your device is rooted successfully. Alternatively, you can confirm the root privileges of your smartphone by using the Root Checker for Android app from the Google Play Store.
If you own a smartphone or tablet other than Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and would like to get rooting tutorials for the same, kindly visit our Rooting Tutorials page.
If you encounter any issues while following the rooting tutorial given here, do let me know via comments.