Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official update was recently released for the Galaxy A7 A700F smartphones. If you have not updated your device then we’ve already shared a guide on how install XXU2BPH2 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy A7 A700F. Being an advanced Android user, you’ll wish to root the Galaxy A700F to enjoy the experience even more. Rooting Galaxy A700F is very easy using Chainfire’s Auto-Root package in a matter of minutes. We will use Odin flashing tool to flash the CF-Auto Root package.
If you are interested to get root access over your Galaxy A7 then go ahead and follow the given guide to root XXU2BPH2 Android 6.0.1. Keep in mind that don’t forget to make proper backup of your existing data and settings before going ahead to the rooting instructions.
Once the device is rooted, the default factory restrictions will be removed and you’ll get access to tons of third-party apps, custom recoveries, custom ROMs and will be able to use enhanced battery life. Keep in mind that rooting is an unofficial operation that will void your device’s warranty.
This guide can be used to root the Galaxy A7 A700F running on XXU2BPH2 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware. Do not try on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your phone first. Please go to Settings > About device > Model number to confirm the exact model number of your phone.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held liable for any kind of damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy A7 A700F during or after the rooting process on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Proceed at your own risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Create a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy A7 A700F.
- Verify that you’ve properly installed the Galaxy A7 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Galaxy A7 by navigate to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- The latest version of a custom recovery must be installed on Galaxy A7.
- Check the battery level of your Galaxy A7, it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Steps to Root Galaxy A7 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow using CF Auto-Root Package:
Step No 1:- Download CF-Auto-Root package for Galaxy A7 from the above link on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2:- Extract the downloaded Galaxy A7’s rooting file to get tar.md5 file.
Step No 3:- Run Odin flashing tool on your Windows-based PC as an Administrator.
Step No 4:- Connect your Galaxy A7 with PC using its USB data cable.
Step No 5:- Turn OFF the phone in order to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 6:- Turn ON the Galaxy A7 while pressing and holding Home + Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 7:- In Odin, click on the AP button and locate the CF-Auto Root file that you have already extracted on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 8:- Begin the installation process by clicking on the Start button in Odin. Wait for the process to be finsihed successfully. Once the flashing process is completed, a green message “PASS” will be appeared on the screen.
Done! You have successfully rooted your Samsung Galaxy A7 A700F running on the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow using Chainfire’s CF-Auto-Root tool.