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How to root your Samsung Galaxy J7

The Android OS is famous among masses mainly for its customizability. We have already seen different manufacturers coming up with their own versions of Android by introducing their own skins built on the top of the stock Android. The users themselves also have certain degree of prowess to which they can tune their Android experience. Although some users limit themselves by installing custom launchers only, some users go on and root their smartphones.

We have already discussed in detail what Android rooting really is. Following a general introduction, we moved on and told you how could you actually root your Samsung Galaxy J5. Today, we would mainly be talking about rooting your Samsung Galaxy J7.

As we have already explained earlier that there are many ways through which you can root your smartphones. In some of the cases you need a PC and in some cases you don’t. As one-click rooting (rooting that doesn’t need a PC) is temporary and a relatively new phenomenon, we will stick to the more robust rooting solution and would be doing it through PC.

Disclaimer: Rooting your Samsung smartphone will void its manufacturer’s warranty and you may damage your device. In case of any damage in any form, TJ is not to be held responsible in anyways. Proceed at your own risk.


1. Back-Up

Although the chances are less that you would loose your data or damage the device, it is always recommended that you do a back-up of the data stored on your smartphone.You can either

2. Download Samsung Galaxy J7 USB driver for PC

Download the drivers and install it in your computer. This will help you in successfully connecting your smartphone with your PC (which we would be doing in later stages). You can either

How to root your Samsung Galaxy J7

3. Enable USB debugging mode on your J7

In order to enable the USB debugging mode follow these steps.

By default the Developer Options isn’t visible in Settings menu. In that case, you can make it visible by following these steps.

4. Download the root package for your J7

You will be required to download the root package for your J7. The root packages are different for every variant of the Samsung Galaxy J7, depending on your region of purchase. In Pakistan, the model mostly is J700F. But do follow the quick easy steps given below to check what model you really are on.

You will also have to download a TWRP .tar file for flashing your J7 after it is in the recovery mode. To download that beforehand

Next you will be needed to download SuperSU. SuperSU is a program that will help you with the root access. The software allows you to do almost everything you can with rooting.

Now before you finally go on to the next step, make sure that your device has sufficient battery backup in it. Also, deactivate any anti-virus program in your computer so that it does not disturb the process.

5. Open your smartphone in Fastboot mode

Open your smartphone in Fastboot modeYou can boot your smartphone into the Fastboot mode by following these steps.

Once your device boots into the download mode, connect it to your computer using the original USB data cable.

6. Process on your PC

After connecting your device, open the folder where you have extracted the CF Auto-Root.

After sometime your phone will reboot automatically, and your custom recovery will be installed.

7. Install SuperSU with TWRP

You can install SuperSU on your J7 which has custom recovery installed on it.

As you would click the Start button, the flashing process will start. After the process is finished, you will have to reboot your device. Choose the rebooting option, given at the end.

After the reboot, your device should have been rooted. You can disconnect the device from your PC and use it. If you would like to confirm, if your device has correctly been rooted or not, you can download any root checker application from Google Play and check for root privileges. You will see a confirmation message, if you have correctly proceeded with the steps.

Want such a how-to rooting guide of any other phone? Just mention name of the smartphone in the comments section below and we will be more than happy to look into it.

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