Before you start rooting you Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F with CF-Auto-Root (processor Exynos)
Please check these prerequisites before going forward to the root steps.
- Download and install USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S7 in your computer.
- Make sure to take backup of any important files on your smartphone
- Go to Settings > tap for about five times to enable Developer options.
- Go to the Developer Options and enable OEM Unlock.
- Enable USB debugging option by pressing Menu > Settings > Applications. Navigate and tap on Developer Options to ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.
- Ensure that your Samsung Galaxy S7 carries more than 70% of charge.
Check and confirm your phone’s model number: Go to Settings on your phone > scroll down to About device or About phone and tap on it > note the Model number.
How to Root Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F with CF-Auto-Root.
Please note that you must root your device at your own risk. rooting may void your devices warranty. If you are a beginner then I suggest taking help of some expert or experienced user before you start rooing your Samsung Galaxy S7.
Required files: download Odin for installation from here; also download Chainfire root tool for Exynos Samsung Galaxy S7 from this link (for SM-G935F – or search a file appropriate for your own device’s model).
Here are the steps to root Galaxy S7 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow:
- Unzip Odin on your computer and install it on your PC.
- Unzip Chainfire zip file and retrieve .tar.md5 file on your computer.
- Switch your phone off and enter into download mode: press and hold Volume Down + Home buttons simultaneously and then press the Power key till you see the construction Android robot sign. Press Power key again to confirm.
- Open ODIN on your computer and connect your Samsung Galaxy S7 with your PC while it’s in Download mode. When connected successfully, you will get a message in Odin saying Added!!. (In case you don’t get it, try another USB port. If that doesn’t help either, then re-install USB drivers).
- In ODIN, click on the AP / PDA button and select the extracted CF-Auto-Root file.
- Ensuring that Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time are selected, click on Start to initiate the root process.
- When the root process is successfully completed, you will get a PASS message and ID:COM will turn green.
- Once your device automatically reboots in o Recovery mode and you see the home screen, you can disconnect your Samsung Galaxy S7.
Note: In case your device gets stuck at boot screen after installation and doesn’t boot into recovery mode, you will have to do the entire procedure once again.