DISCLAMER: Rooting the device will void the phone warranty, by following these steps you accepting it.
If your phone is on a lower Software Version than PD3 then [url=https://idoneapps.com/instructions.php#unlock_single]proceed to unlock directly WITHOUT ROOT
(Read this topic
if you don't know how to read the Software Version).1.)
Power off the phone completely, now hold Home and Volume-(down), keep them pressed and power the phone on.2.)
Press Volume+(up) when prompted to enter "Downloading Mode"3.)
Connect USB and wait for all drivers to finish installing on PC.4.)
Download SM-G930x_Engineering_BOOT.tar.md5 or SM-G935x_Engineering_BOOT.tar.md5 (choose correct file for S7 or S7 Edge).5.)
Open Odin3 (Run as administrator), then select the above file in "AP
" slot, then pust START on Odin3, the file will be flashed.6.)
Download Root for S7/S7 Edge and unzip it.7.)
Go to Settings>About Device> and tap "Build Number" 7 times to enable "Developer Menu",
then enable "USB Debugging"
and "OEM unlock"
in the Developer Menu. Connect USB and more drivers may install.8.)
Double click "Root_S7.bat
that is inside Root_S7 folder that you extracted on your PC
, you should see a "Done!
" message at the end of the command window (if not then close the windows and relaunch the bat), after that the phone will reboot automatically and it will be rooted.9.)
Proceed to unlocking, debranding, MSL read, Hotspot/Tethering etc. etc... Click for InstructionsNOTE: If you have no DATA/MMS after rooting/unlocking (AND YOU HAVE CHECKED YOUR APN) reset Network Settings as shown below.*Prerequisites*
Odin3_v3.12 for Windows Click to Download
Samsung USB Drivers Click to Download
Root_S7 for S7/S7 Edge Click to Download*Engineering Bootloaders:*S7
: SM-G930x_Engineering_BOOT.tar.md5 Click to DownloadS7 Edge
: SM-G935x_Engineering_BOOT.tar.md5 Click to Download