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How to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)

Here we discuss How to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy J7. Many Galaxy J7 users are already looking for a method to root Galaxy J7 and install TWRP recovery on it. TWRP Recovery helps you to Install a Custom ROM, or kernel on your device. To install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy J7, first you need Unlocked Bootloader of Samsung Galaxy J7. Those who bought Galaxy J7 and looking for a root method can follow our step-by-step guide to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy J7.

How to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)

After flashing TWRP Recovery on Galaxy J7, you can install custom ROMs, flash a custom kernel, take nandroid backup, install rooted apps and flash supersu to root Samsung Galaxy J7. Installing a custom recovery on Samsung Galaxy J7 will wipe the stock recovery and replace it with a new one. Follow below steps to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy J7

To Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy J7, you need TWRP Recovery file, Odin, and SuperSu. All you have to do is place the recovery file on Odin Tool and flash it. The device is a powerful phone with top-notch specs and the device is good enough root and install custom ROM in it. So Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy J7 to explore the power of your device.

Before You Begin

  • This method is only for Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016 Exynos and Qualcomm). Don’t try this on any other device.
  • Follow the steps correctly otherwise, you may brick your device. We Guidegeekz.com is not responsible for any damage to your phone.
  • Charge your device to 60- 70% to prevent it for the accidental shutdown.
  • Take a complete backup of everything important.

Necessary Downloads

  • Download Odin for Samsung Galaxy J7 – Download
  • TWRP Recovery for Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 Exynos – Download
  • TWRP Recovery for Galaxy J7 2016 Qualcomm Sprint –Download
  • Download SuperSu to Root Samsung Galaxy J7 – Download

HOW TO ROOT AND INSTALL TWRP RECOVERY ON Samsung Galaxy J7

Flash TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy J7

1) First, Enable USB debugging and OEM Unlock option to Unlocked Bootloader of Galaxy J7. For that –

  • Go to Settings> About Device.
  • Scroll down and tap on Build number 7 times.
  • Developer mode has been enabled on your device.
  • Now find USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking and Enable it.

Usb debugging and OEM Unlocking

2) Download TWRP Recovery for Galaxy J7 and save it on your device.

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

4) Run the Odin file on your PC.

5) Connect your device via data cable to your PC and reboot it into Download/Odin mode.

6) To enter Samsung Galaxy J7 into download mode

  • Turn off your phone.
  • Press and hold the Home + Volume Down + Power buttons.
  • You see the warning screen, Press Volume Up to continue.

samsung download mode
7) In Download mode, ID: COM port turned blue and added message appears in Odin message box if your device is recognized by Odin.

S7 Odin8) If ID: COM don’t turn blue means the device driver is not correctly installed or USB cable may be faulty.

9) Now click on AP/PDA tab and select the TWRP file .tar or .md5 file.

Odin TWRP

10) Make sure that only F.Reset Time is enabled. (disable Auto-Reboot)

F.reset

 

11) Click on Start button to start the flashing process. Wait until you see the Pass message on your Odin screen.

Odin Pass message

12) Done! Now boot directly into TWRP mode by Hold Volume Down + Home + Power to get out of Download mode and immediately swap to Volume Up when the screen blanks.

Root Samsung Galaxy J7 2016

1) Tou are in TWRP mode now follow below steps to Root Galaxy J7.

2) At first boot, it will ask you if you want to allow system modifications, swipe right and enable modifications.

3) Now download SuperSu from above and transfer it to your device via MTP without leaving TWRP.

6) Now click on Install button and select SuperSu to Root Samsung Galaxy J7.

3) Swipe to flash supersu.

4) Done Reboot! You successfully Root Galaxy J7.

This is the complete guide to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy J7. If you have any question related to this post, feel free to leave that in the comment section.

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