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How To Root Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 and Install TWRP Recovery

Today, in this detailed guide we will discuss how to Root Samsung Galaxy A7 and Install TWRP Recovery. Now the users of Galaxy A7 (2016) (a7xelte) can explore more and extra amazing features on Samsung Galaxy A7 or get a superuser permission to access more locked features of the Android phone then simply root your device. Rooting is a process to unlock your Android device. Nowadays, everyone knows about rooting and they want to root their phones but sometimes they failed to root their Android smartphone. So by following given step by step guide, you can Root Samsung Galaxy A7 and Install TWRP Recovery. Rooting Procedure is followed only after installing the TWRP Recovery on your Phone.

TeamWin Recovery also known as TWRP recovery which comes with 3.1.0 version and has a Material Design, Touch Screen Support, Encryption mode. The TWRP custom recovery is built with a touchscreen-enabled interface which allows users to install third-party firmware and backup the current system. Now the official latest TWRP recovery is available for Galaxy A7 (2016) (a7xelte). After Rooting Samsung Galaxy A7 and Installing TWRP Recovery, you can install Custom ROMs, Custom Kernels, Custom Mods and so on. Now the users of Galaxy A7, you must have an Unlocked Bootloader. Otherwise, you can’t root and install TWRP on your device.

We highly recommend taking the full backup of all your valuable data. Because while Rooting Samsung Galaxy A7 and Installing TWRP Recovery, your entire data will be wiped clean. If you want to Root Samsung Galaxy A7 and Install TWRP Recovery then go ahead and follow the given steps.

Root Samsung Galaxy A7 and Install TWRP Recovery

Note:

This guide containing the root package and instructions can be used only with the Galaxy A7 2016. Check the model number of your phone if it is Galaxy A7 2016 then go ahead, otherwise not. Do not use these instructions for any other device or incorrect variant.

Warning:

AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your Galaxy A7 2016 during or after the rooting process. Proceed at your risk.

Pre-Requirements:

  • It is highly recommended to make a proper backup of your contacts, messages, photos, videos and other valuable data on your phone.
  • Make sure that your Galaxy A7 2016 is on Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware.
  • The battery level of your phone should be at least up to 70% to avoid unexpected shutdowns while rooting.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your phone by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
  • Download and install Samsung USB Drivers on your PC.

Required Files:

Steps to Root Samsung Galaxy A7 and Install TWRP Recovery:

Step No 1: – First, download the TWRP Package Odin tool (Odin v3.10.7) and SuperSU (SR2-SuperSU-v2.79-SR2-20170103215521.zip) files on the desktop of your PC for Galaxy A7 2016.

Step No 2: – Copy/paste the SuperSU file to the internal storage of your device.

Step No 3: – Extract the TWRP file to get the file with .tar extension and Odin flashing tool also to get the Odin3_v3.10.7.exe file.

Step No 4: – Switch off the Galaxy A7 2016 to boot into the Download Mode.

Step No 5: – Switch on the device while pressing and holding Volume UP + Home + Power buttons at the same time. Once a warning screen with a yellow triangle sign appears, press the Volume Up button to enter into Download Mode.

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Step No 6: – Run Odin as administrator on the PC.

Step No 7: – Connect the phone using its USB data cable with the PC.

Step No 8: – Once the Galaxy A7 2016 is connected successfully to the PC, the ID: COM port will turn Blue on Odin, and you’ll see “Added!!” message.

Step No 9: – Click on the AP button in Odin and locate the firmware file that you have already extracted. Select it.

Step No 10: – Ensure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are checked, and the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.

Step No 11: – Begin the TWRP installation by clicking on the Start button in Odin. This process may take a few minutes.

Step No 12: – A PASS! The message will be displayed on Odin after the TWRP installed successfully and the device will restart.

Step No 13: – Disconnect the device and turn it OFF to boot into TWRP recovery mode.

Step No 14: – Turn ON the phone by pressing and holding the Volume Up + Home + Power buttons altogether to boot into the TWRP recovery.

Step No 15: – Tap the Install button in TWRP and select the –SuperSU-v2.46.zip.

Step No 16: – After the installation is completed, reboot the system.

Done! You have successfully Install TWRP Recovery and Rooted your Galaxy A7 2016 via Odin.

Written by Bhatti Junaid

He continuously writes tech articles and development code. Also, appreciates excellent food, exceptional coffee and great company. He has written 266 guides and other posts.

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