Today we discuss how to Root Galaxy S7 and Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy S7 (G930F variant). Samsung recently launched Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge at MWC16. Galaxy S7 sports a 5.1-inch display. The phone powered by a powerful Octa Core Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8890 and Adreno 530 GPU with 4GB RAM and 32/64 GB internal memory. Galaxy s7 comes with a 12MP rear-facing sensor with an aperture of f/1.7 and 5 MP Front facing camera. The phone runs on Android 6.0 and has IP67 (dustproof and water resistant), 3D touch technology and Always-on display. Although the phone is very new, but developers still find a way to install TWRP 3.0.0 Recovery on Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F Exynos variant) and Root Galaxy S7.

Root Galaxy S7 and Install TWRP Recovery

Recently, TWRP recovery got updated with material designed to TWRP 3.0.0. That means we get the latest TWRP 3.0.0 on Galaxy S7. XDA Developer jcadduono recently posted the official builds of TWRP 3.0.0 for Galaxy S7 G930F. In this guide, we will help you to Root Galaxy S7 and Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy S7. But before we explain to you how to root Galaxy S7 and install custom recovery on S7, you can check why you should root your device.

Some benefits of Rooting –

  • You can install custom ROM and custom kernel on your device for faster and better performance.
  • Block Ads in apps with the help of ad blocker.
  • Increase performance and battery life by killing background process automatically.
  • After you Root Galaxy S7 and Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy S7, you can install Xposed Framework to customize your device
  • You can use Titanium Backup to restore all of your apps and data.
  • You can uninstall bloatware (Pre-installed Apps)

Note:-

  • Installing Custom Recovery on Galaxy S7 will trip the Knox warranty bit on your phone. It will void your phone warranty, and you won’t claim it back.
  • This method is only for the International SM-G930F/FD/X, and Canadian SM-G930W8 Exynos models only don’t try it on any other model.
  • Follow the steps correctly otherwise you may brick your device. We are not responsible for any damage of your phone.
  • It will erase all your personal data including data of internal storage, so we advise you first to take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
  • Ensure that your phone has at least 50-60% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the process.

Files required to Install TWRP Recovery and Root Galaxy S7 –

Steps to Root Galaxy S7 and Install TWRP Recovery (SM-G930F) –

1) First enable USB debugging from setting>developer option>. To enable Developer Options, go to About phone and tap the Build Number 7 times.

Usb debugging and OEM Unlocking

2) Now download the SuperSU and dm-verity and force encryption disabler files from above and copy it on your device storage.

3) Now Download the Odin tool from above and extract the zip file.

4) Run the Odin_v3.10.7.exe file on your PC.

5) Connect your Galaxy S7 to your PC with the data cable and reboot into the Download/Odin mode.

6) To enter into download mode turn off your phone and press and hold the ‘Home + Volume Down + Power’ buttons together until you see the download mode screen.

Download Mode
7) Once you enter into Download mode, you see an ID: COM port turned blue and Added message in Odin message box means your device has recognized by Odin.
S7 Odin
8) If ID: COM doesn’t show means your driver is not correctly installed or try it with different USB cable.
9) Now locate and add the twrp-3.0.0-1-hero2lte.tar.md5 file (you downloaded from above) to the AP/PDA tab in Odin.
S7 Odin TWRP

10) Make sure that only these two options are tick “Auto Reboot” and “F.Reset Time

Odin

11) Now click ‘Start‘ button and it will start flashing the file. Wait until you see ‘Pass‘ in Green Color on Odin screen. This step will install TWRP 3.0.0 recovery on Galaxy S7.

Odin Pass
12) Now boot your device into the recovery mode by pressing and holding ‘Home + Volume Up + Power buttons for few seconds.
13) You are in TWRP recovery of Galaxy S7. Now take Nandroid Backup and do a Factory Reset.
14) In TWRP recovery navigate to Install Zip and select dm-verity and force encryption disabler.
15) Now swipe to Flash the above file and reboot your device.
16) Now reboot your device into recovery mode again.
17) Now in TWRP recovery navigate to Install Zip and select the SuperSu.zip file to root Galaxy S7.
18) Swipe to install SuperSu and reboot your device.

So this is the complete guide to Root Galaxy S7 and Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy S7 (SM-G93F) in easy steps. If you have any questions, then comment below.

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Sumit is a Tech and Gadget freak and loves writing about Android and iOS, his favourite past time is playing video games.

3 Comments

  1. i m not really a technician but the way u explain each and every thing its good i done it in first try but one thing i didn’t do in process which is reset factory settings but still it works for me next thing i will try installing xposed installer thanks

  2. Still didn’t work to root my phone. I have the international Galaxy s7 with the latest update.

  3. I have UK version of S7, i have the one its safe to do, i already rooted the phone, i see non of the options you have in your developer mode picture. I just want to install TWRP

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