Samsung Galaxy S7 features a 5.1″ Quad HD Super AMOLED display. Galaxy S7 is powered by either a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8890 processor, and either the Adreno 530 Mali-T880 MP12 GPU (both dependent on region). It comes with 4GB of RAM and either 32GB or 64GB of internal storage, with up to a further 200GB available with microSD card. The rear shooter has a 12MP sensor, while the front camera is 5MP. The Galaxy S7 runs on a 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 and wireless charging. Other features include a fingerprint scanner, heart rate monitor, Samsung Pay, and Gorilla Glass 5 both front and back. The device is IP68 certified for dust proof and water resistance.
Although Samsung Galaxy S7 was launched only recently, developers at XDA have found a way to root S7. It is one of the simplest methods out there and the device will be rooted with a click of a button. If you are interested, a detailed guide is given below.
Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. If the device gets damaged, the writer or the owner of the site must not be held responsible.
Pre-requisites and Backing up your Galaxy S7:
- Backup and Restore your Android smartphone via Desktop PC
- Backup/Sync and Restore contacts on Android smartphone
- Backup WhatsApp messages on Android Smartphone and Email
- Device drivers installed on the PC
- Kingo Root app
Steps to Root Galaxy S7
- Connect your Galaxy S7 to your computer via USB cable.
- Open the Kingo Root app on your PC.
- Make sure USB debugging is enabled on your S7.
- Your device model name and root status will appear on the software along with ROOT Notifications and a ROOT button.
- Read the disclaimer. Go ahead and click ROOT to start rooting your device. It will take a few minutes to complete the process.
- If it succeeds Kingo Root will give you a success notice. Before you unplug your device, click “Finish” and wait for your device to reboot.
- When your device successfully reboots, Kingo will again establish connection with your device. A screen will pop up on your device. Click “Grant” for superuser privilege. Kingo should now show the root Status of your device as YES.
- Unplug the device and again reboot.