This tutorial is about is all about to root Samsung Galaxy J7 running on any firmware. Galaxy J7 has recently received Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware update and you can flash the latest firmware via OTA (Over The Air), to check for the OTA go to, Settings >> About device >> System updates. You will receive an update notification tap to download and then install it. Once your device is updated to latest firmware you might be looking for the proper method to get root access on the recently installed Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware. So here we brought a root package for your Galaxy J7 which works on any firmware (previous or recent) version so just follow the below mentioned procedure to root your Galaxy J7.
Rooting is a process to take administrative control of Android system and lets you enhance your device performance and you can add more tweaks and mod by gaining root access on your device, rooting gives you the access to the deepest cores of the Android System. As the root package is recovery flashable so it needs a custom recovery to be installed on your Galaxy J7 to get root access. Just follow the below guide to root your Galaxy J7.
Before we proceed and start the rooting process let’s tell you briefly some benefits of having rooted Galaxy J7.
Benefits of Rooting Galaxy J7
Bloatware kill: Rooting allows you to remove non usable pre-installed apps by provided by device manufacturer. Removing these apps will give you more RAM and free storage space.
Overclock CPU frequency: By gaining root access on your device you can overclock the CPU frequency for example, if your device has maximum of 800 MHz processor speed you can enhance it too 1000 MHz and you can feel a difference in performance. But it is not always recommended to overclock CPU more then it’s maximum power.
Modification in System: Rooting allows you modify the system settings and add or remove the system files. Advance file explorers with an ability to gain root access are used in this operation, even you can also made the third party apps permanent in the system files directory.
Now let’s move forward and follow the tutorial to root your Galaxy J7.
Before you begin:
Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations which includes flashing stock firmware, Custom Rom, Custom recovery and root. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.
- Enable USB Debugging (Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging)
- Your phone battery should be charged minimum 60%
- Download Galaxy J7 USB drivers
- TWRP recovery must be installed in your device or follow this guide to install TWRP recovery on your Galaxy J7
Download these files:
How to root Samsung Galaxy J7 on Any Android Version
Just follow the below steps in sequence to obtain root access on your Galaxy J7.
- Connect your device to your PC
- Copy the UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.46.zip to the internal memory of your Galaxy J7
- Turn off your device and enter into Recovery mode by using hardware keys combination or by typing the following command.
” adb reboot recovery “
- Once your device reboot into recovery mode, hit Install
- Select the UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.46.zip file and swipe the slider to start flashing.
- Once the installation process is complete, select Reboot.
That’s it! You have successfully rooted your Galaxy J7 on any firmware. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your comment in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.