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How to root Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930X on Android 6.0 [Guide]

Samsung Galaxy S7 [1]The Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone is a pretty smartphone right out of the box, but it does come with the same old boot animation screen you have likely seen several times over at the very least. Anyone wanting to customize the boot animation of the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone doesn’t have to go to as much effort as one might think. Once you root the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone you are then able to install an app called “Boot Animations” which is free to install for everyone. The Boot Animations application will expose you to up to 300 new boot animations to choose to run on your smartphone. It’s the perfect way to make your flashy new flagship Samsung smartphone look unique from any of your friends, and it can be done right after you follow the guide after the break.

These are the instructions to root Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930 smartphones so you can go on to run root apps like the Boot Animation application and many more:

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO ROOT SAMSUNG GALAXY S7 SM-G930X RUNNING ANDROID 6.0

  1. Download the SuperSU from here [3] directly to the computer and then copy the file over to the desktop.
  2. Connect the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone to the computer with the USB cable.
  3. Copy the SuperSU file over to the internal storage SD card.
  4. Unplug your S7 smartphone from the computer once you have it on the SD card.
  5. Long-press the Power button on your Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone and wait until the device turns off completely.
  6. Reboot the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone in recovery mode [4] and the TWRP Recovery you installed earlier will boot up in the display.
  7. Tap on the ‘Backup’ option from the main recovery menu and follow the prompts to complete your NANDroid backup.
  8. Tap on the ‘Install’ button from the main recovery menu and follow the guidelines to upload the SuperSU zip file that you transferred to the internal storage SD card earlier.
  9. Choose the option that says it will reboot the system now from the main recovery menu.

In conclusion, that’s how to root Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930X smartphones running on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow updates. Hopefully Chainfire will bring out an official CF-Auto-Root package for this version of the Galaxy S7 in the near future. In the mean time, the rooting guide above should give you the same root permissions over your S7’s internal system that allow for the installation of root apps. Furthermore, the addition of the custom recovery means you can check out new ROMs and kernels any time you please.