Root Galaxy J7 SM-J700F with TWRP Recovery
Samsung Galaxy J7 is a mid range 4g Enabled Lollipop based smartphone so modifying the performances of this phone is not such a bad idea that too when it comes to customization. Yes, you can improve the general performances, in order to bump speeds, upgrade battery life and customize the Android system as long as you are ready to learn how to perform some dedicated usage. And the first thing to start with will be to unlock the internal system of your device. Thus, in that respect, I am here to help you root the Samsung Galaxy J7 along with TWRP Recovery that helps you flash any custom ROM or sideload any features to the device.
This mwthod I have listed below will work on any Android version, so you can use it anytime you want – for example, you can follow this tutorial even after flashing a new official Android OS for regaining root access. Basically, all you have to do is to flash a root exploit (CF-Auto-Root to be more precise) through a custom recovery image; that’s it, in the end your Samsung Galaxy J7 will be successfully rooted and prepared for further customization methods.
Benefits of rooting
- With the help of root access, one can remove those apps which are pre-installed by your network provider or by manufacturer.
- Because of rooting you can also get the free storage space, rooted apps are available for efficient memory management.
- After rooting user can also update their phone to the latest version of Android (by flashing a custom recovery/ROM).
- It provides customization options when you use your new administrative rights to flash a custom ROM (again, see the end of this procedure for more info on that).
- Rooting also increases the battery life of the Smartphone because those running constantly can be removed).
Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy J7
- First, don’t forget to install the Samsung Galaxy J7 USB drivers on your computer.
- Then, download and install Odin on your PC (get the package, unzip the file and follow on screen prompts in order to install the program properly).
- Finally, download the TWRP recovery file from here; unzip the package on desktop.
- Run Odin exe on your computer.
- Turn off your phone; wait while your device is being powered off and then put your J7 into download mode: press and hold Power, Volume Down and Home buttons at the same time, for a few seconds.
- Connect your smartphone with your computer by using the USB cord.
- Check Odin as on the program the “added” message should be displayed and the ID:COM field should be yellow or blue – if not, reinstall USB drivers before repeating this step.
- Now, from Odin click on “PA” and pick the TWRP recovery file.
- Don’t check the Re Partition and Auto Reboot options; click on “start” when ready.
- If during the flashing process Odin gets stuck, close it; then unplug the USB cable and force restart your device; also reinstall USB drivers on your PC and then repeat the steps from above.
- Wait while your J7 is installed with TWRP recovery – when done the “pass” message will be displayed and the ID:COM field will be green.
- Unplug the USB cable and reboot your phone – if a boot loop will be issued, enter into the recovery (Press Volume Up+Home+Power Key) and from there select “wipe data factory reset” and “wipe cache partition”.
You have successfully installed the official release of TWRP recovery on your own Samsung Galaxy J7 SM-J700F.
ow to Easily Root Galaxy J7 on any Android firmware
- Well, first, get the root exploit; follow this link and download the root file on your computer.
- Place the package on desktop and don’t unzip it
- Connect your Galaxy J7 with your PC by plugging in the USB cable.
- Now, transfer the downloaded file on your phone and then unplug the USB cord.
- Turn off your device – power it off and not just reboot it.
- From recovery select “Install”.
- Pick the root file and then resume the flashing process.
- When done, return to main menu of recovery and select “reboot”.
- If during the last reboot a boot loop is issued, go back to recovery and select “wipe data factory reset” and “wipe cache partition”.
There you have it; that’s how you can easily root your own Samsung Galaxy J7. For any help, drop a comment below.