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How To Root Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge With CF Auto Root (Nougat)

Verizon released Android 7.0 Nougat Stock ROM for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge few days back. You can get the full firmware and guide to flash the Android 7.0 Nougat  Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Here. Most Android users root their device to achieve root access where they can modify, customize and also increase the performance of their device. If you looking to Root Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930V/G935V running Android Nougat, then you are at the right place. In this guide we will explain the easiest way introduced by Chainfire, a well known root developer to root your  Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930V/G935V .

You can easily root your phone with our simple method. In this method to root Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930V/G935V , we used CF-Auto-Root where CF Stands for ChainFire. Chainfire’s Auto-root package was released to most of Galaxy S6 variants including Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930V/G935V . So if your phone is running Android 7.0 Nougat or below version, then you can use this complete tutorial to root  Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930V/G935V .

How To Root Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge With CF Auto Root (Nougat)
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How to Root Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930V/G935V with CF Auto Root (Nougat)

Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge can be easily rooted using CF Auto Root aka Chainfire’s Auto root package. To root  Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge running Android Nougat, you need to download ODIN Software which is required to flash any Verizon device. So here is the full guide to install ODIN software on your PC/Laptop.

What is Rooting and How does it helps Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930V/G935V  ?

If you root Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930V/G935V , you can unlock many features which can’t be done by non-rooted android devices. Rooting Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930V/G935V gives the power to modify the software code on the device or install other software that the manufacturer wouldn’t normally allow you to.

Here are the some of the features you can do after enabling root access :

  • Unlock Hidden Features and Install “Incompatible” Apps
  • You can use apps like tasker which  Automates Everything
  • Increases battery life and performance of Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.
  • Block Ads using any app on Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930V/G935V
  • Backup your apps and data.
  • Remove Bloatware apps on Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930V/G935V .
  • Flash Custom Kernel and ROM on Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930V/G935V .’
  • Customize your Android phone to your taste and need.

Note: To flash the CF Auto Root on  Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930V/G935V , we used ODIN to flash the CF Auto Root.

Pre-Requisite :

Required Files and Downloads

  • Download and Install the Verizon Kies Software : CLICK HERE
  • Download and Install the VerizonUSB Drivers : CLICK HERE
  • Click to download and Extract the ODIN ZIP file on Desktop : CLICK HERE
  • Download CF-Auto-root for Verizon S7 SM-G930V: CLICK HERE
  • Download CF-Auto-root for Verizon S7 Edge SM-G935V: CLICK HERE

Steps to Flash Chainfire’s Auto Root Package on Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

  1. If you have downloaded and installed the file from above then you are good to Go – Read from Step 2
    • First of all, enable the USB Debugging
    • To Enable the USB Debugging you need also active the developer option, Now Go to your Settings -> About Phone -> Now Tap on the Build Number 7-8 Times until you see a toast message “Developer option enabledHow to Unlock Bootloader on
    • Once your developer option is active, Go back to your settings -> Open developer option -> Enable USB Debugging How to Unlock Bootloader on
  2. Open the Extracted ODIN File called ODIN v3.11.1 exe file using the Administrator – Right Click your mouse and Open using Administrator odin
  3. Now Reboot your Phone into Download Mode
  4. Now Connect your Phone to PC using the USB Cables
  5. When you connect the USB cable you will see a blue sign in Odin with ID:COM which means your device is connected by Odin. (as shown below)odin blue sign
  6. Now Go back again Odin and Add the CF-Auto-Root.tar file which you downloaded from Above by Clicking AP/PDA Button ap pda
  7. Now Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked – Go to Option and see (Let the Auto Reboot and F-Reset Time be ticked)repartition odin
  8. Click the start button, sit back and wait few minutes until you see a message pass. Once you see PASS then you can remove your Phone from the part. Don’t Panic if you see your Phone restarts while updating.

Note: You should not remove or operate on your device until the flashing process in shown to be completed.

Once the flashing process is completed and if everything has gone as planned, you should be able to see a big green box saying “RESET” or “PASSED.” This will depend on the version of Odin downloader you have downloaded. By now, the device have finished rebooting and it is safe to remove/unplug the phone/device.

That’s ALL! When you restart your device, you will have root access on  Verizon Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge SM-G930V/G935V .

Comments

  1. Does this grant you access to the hotspot? I have the original unlimited data (Verizon) Just updated to 7.0 and lost my hotspot access (Foxfi)

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