In this tutorial checkout how to install TWRP Recovery and Root Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge – Exynos version
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are the most powerful smartphones from Samsung till date. They pack high-end hardware and software specifications. In this tutorial we are going to install TWRP Custom Recovery and Root Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones, to unlock its potential and get most out of the device’s performance. Once rooted you can install Custom ROM’s, Zip Mods etc. and customize the device.
Supported Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Models:
|Galaxy S7||Galaxy S7 Edge|
|SM-G930K (Korean)||SM-G935K (Korean)|
|SM-G930L (Korean)||SM-G935L (Korean)|
|SM-G930S (Korean)||SM-G935S (Korean)|
- Enable USB Debugging from Settings > Developer Options.
- Enable OEM Unlock from Settings > Developer Options.
- Backup all the important data to safe place. Backup SMS | Contacts | Call Logs etc.
- Charge the device to at least 75% before you proceed.
- Install Samsung USB Drivers on PC.
- Kill Samsung Kies process using Task Manager, as it interferes with Odin Software.
Disclaimer: We are not responsible for any damage to your Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge. Proceed with the below installation and rooting steps at your own risk.
TWRP Recovery for Galaxy S7 SM-G930F/FD/X/W8 – Download
TWRP Recovery for Galaxy S7 SM-G930S/K/L – Download
TWRP Recovery for Galaxy S7 SM-G935F/FD/X/W8 – Download
TWRP Recovery for Galaxy S7 SM-G935S/K/L – Download
SuperSU.zip – Download and copy to device’s internal or external storage
DM-Verify.zip – Download and copy to device’s internal or external storage
Odin Software – Download
How to Install TWRP Recovery and Root Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge:
Step 1: Run Odin on PC as administrator.
Step 2: Boot Galaxy S7/ Edge to Download Mode. How?
- Power off the device.
- Press and hold Volume Down, Home and Power buttons simultaneously together until the device boots up and shows Download Mode.
- Now press Volume Up to confirm the device to boot into Download Mode.
Step 3: Connect the device to PC using OEM USB Cable and make sure it is detected by Odin Software.
Step 4: Click on AP/ PDA and choose the TWRP Recovery image which is in .img.tar format.
Step 5: Make sure only F.Reset Time option is the only one checked and remaining all other options are un-checked and hit Start button and wait for Odin to flash TWRP Recovery on Galaxy S7/ Edge.
Step 6: Once done, disconnect the device from PC and Boot it into Recovery Mode.
- Power off the device.
- Press and hold the Volume Up, Home and Power buttons simultaneously together until you See Samsung Logo.
Step 7: TWRP should ask whether we want to allow modifications or not, just swipe finger to the right to enable modifications. Swiping the finger to right will trigger dm-verify, and it should be disabled immediately. Leaving it enabled will not let the device boot and neither root it. This is an important stuff since we want to be able to modify the system.
Step 8: Tap on Wipe > Format Data and follow the instructions to wipe all the data. It is important to disable encryption. It erases all the data from the device, so make sure to take a backup.
Step 9: Now Tap on Reboot and then Recovery.
Step 10: Tap on Install and locate SuperSU.zip file which you have copied and install it.
Step 11: Once again tap on Install and this time locate DM-Verify.zip and flash it.
Step 12: Reboot phone into normal mode.
After reboot make sure to check Root Permissions using Root Checker App.
That’s it now you have successfully installed TWRP Recovery and Root Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge Smartphones. Do share this tutorial with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus etc.
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