It’s just recently, Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones received the latest Android 7.0 Nougat firmware update. But thanks to various Android developers for their continuous efforts, today we can easily root Galaxy S7/ S7 Edge Snapdragon variant on Nougat. It is compatible with all the US versions of the device – Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T.
To remind you, rooting & Samsung Pay doesn’t works together. So, after rooting process users might face issues with the Samsung Pay. However, it can be solved only after unrooting your Galaxy S7. If you’re one among those user who wanted to take a chance to make the device most of it, here we have shared tutorial which guides you to root Galaxy S7/ S7 Edge on Android Nougat.
- The guide is meant for Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge Snapdragon variant. Don’t try on any other smartphone model.
- Setup ADB drivers on your PC.
- Install Samsung USB Drivers.
- Charge your device at least 75% to avoid unnecessary power-off.
- Enable USB Debugging mode.
- Backup everything
Disclaimer: Gizmoloud should not be held responsible for any damage occurs to your device. Understand the amount risk involved and proceed at your own interest. Also the process will voids your warranty.
Root Galaxy S7/S7 Edge Snapdragon variant on Android Nougat firmware:
1. Power off your device & enter into download mode. To do so, press the Volume Down, Power and Home keys at the same time. Again press the Home button to enter into download mode.
2. Unzip the ENG-Root-USA.zip and you should have two boot.tar files – S7edge_Qualcomm.tar or S7_Qualcomm.tar
3. Next you need to launch ODIN software on your PC. Click on the AP button and then select the boot.tar file according to your device.
4. Connect the device with PC using a USB cable.
5. Make sure the COM port selection turns blue indicating a valid connection. If not, make sure drivers are properly installed.
6. Locate Start button on your ODIN software and click on it. The Galaxy S7 automatically restarts when the flashing process is completed.
7. Now you need to extract the S7Root_Unroot_SU_2_79.zip and obtain the root.bat file. Run it on your PC by double tapping on it.
8. Allow permission whenever it ask to finish the rooting process.
9. Once done, your device reboots and you’ll see SuperSu installed. This indicates that the Galaxy S7 has been successfully rooted.