These instructions are on how to root Samsung Galaxy Note 7 running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow official firmware. The latest Samsung’s flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 7 comes with amazing higher specs hardware and updated software. Samsung has addressed different exploits in its new Android 6.0 Marshmallow firmware as well as implemented multiple new Knox features that makes it more complicated to gain root access. But thanks to Chainfire team for providing Beta SuperSU after hard work which works on the Note 7. If you are interested to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on Android 6.0 Marshmallow using Chainfire’s SuperSU root package then go ahead and follow the given guide.
Once the rooting process is completed, you will be able to access all the root apps available on the Play Store and third-party apps as well. All you need to have the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP already installed on you Note 7. If the custom recovery is not installed then first install the TWRP recovery and then flash the SuperSU package.
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This guide can be used for the the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Do not try this rooting package for any other device or incorrect variant.
Before Getting Started:
- Take a proper backup of all your important data like SMS, MMS, Settings, Contents, Contacts and Call Logs etc before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Download and install the Samsung USB Drivers
- Enable USB Debugging Mode by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Custom recovery like TWRP should be already installed.
- The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked.
- The battery level of your Galaxy Note 7 should be charged at least about 70% to avoid unexpected shutdowns.
- Download SuperSU Root (BETA-SuperSU-v2.77-20160827190633.zip)
Steps to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 7 using SuperSU on Android 6.0 Marshmallow:
Step No 1:- Download SuperSU Root (BETA-SuperSU-v2.77-20160827190633.zip) on the desktop of your PC for Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
Step No 2:- Now, plug Galaxy Note 7 to PC using the USB data cable.
Step No 3:- Transfer the downloaded BETA-SuperSU-v2.77-20160827190633.zip file to the root folder of your SD card.
Step No 4:- Power OFF the phone in order to boot into Recovery Mode and disconnect from the USB cable.
Step No 5:- Turn ON the Galaxy Note 7 by pressing and holding Volume Up + Power + Home buttons at the same time.
Step No 6:- While your Note 7 is in Recovery Mode, navigate to “flash zip from SD card” -> “choose zip from sdcard”.
Step No 7:- Navigate to the BETA-SuperSU-v2.77-20160827190633.zip file using your volume keys, that you have already transferred your SD card. Select it using the Power button and confirm the installation process to begin on the next screen.
Step No 8:- Once the installation is completed, go back to the main menu of recovery and reboot it by selecting “reboot system now“.
That’s All! You have rooted Samsung Galaxy Note 7 running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with SuperSU package successfully. Now you can verify that the device is either successfully rooted or not by installing Root Checker. You can install Root Checker app from the given link:
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