If you’ve an Android smart phone and you haven’t yet rooted it, you are missing out on a lot! That’s right, rooting your Android device in many ways opens up great potentials for Android users. Samsung J7 was one of those Apple iPhone alternatives that was launched in mid 2015. A lot of us took to it no time as well, given that it was one of those mid-range devices that offered smooth performance at a lower price point. Naturally, the Samsung J7 had quite a fan following. With like any other smart phone, Samsung J7 may have lost a lot of steam in 2017 with so many newer, updated smart phone models hitting the market almost every 2 months. Still, if you are someone who wouldn’t want to part ways from your old Samsung J7, you can opt for rooting your device. It’ll not only bring in a sense of fresh air around it, but also enhance the performance of the device to a large extent.
1. Backup all your files first
It’s very important for you to back up all your important files on Samsung J7, in case you were to face any difficulty while in the process of J7 root.
2. Keep the device powered on
Needless to say, you must ensure that your Samsung J7 is powered on throughout the process of rooting.
3. Maintain at least 50% battery level
J7 root is a process that takes a bit of a time to finish, you most certainly would want to ensure that your device has enough of battery to keep itself on throughout the process.
4. Disable Fast Boot
You can do this easily by going to Settings > Battery.
5. Ensure a steady internet connection, WiFi if possible
J7 root requires a good internet connection, so make sure that your WiFi is on and available at all times.
6. Allow installation of apps from unknown sources
You would want to do this for sure as J7 root like any other rooting process relies mostly on 3rd party apps or resources. Go to Settings > Security > Unknown Sources on your Samsung J7 to enable this option.
Step 1 – Connect your Samsung J7 device with your PC
If not done already, it’s time to connect your Samsung J7 device with your PC using a USB cable. Before that, go ahead and launch Wondershare dr.fone on your PC as well. Once done, from the dr.fone tool kit, select the option of Root.
Assuming that your Android version is 4.2.2 or above, you should get a popup window on your phone’s screen. Press on the option of OK on that window to allow USB debugging. This would then allow dr.fone to automatically connect with your Samsung J7 device and begin the process of J7 root.
Step 2 – Detect and root Samsung J7
Once dr.fone and your device have been connected, select the option of Start on dr.fone which would then allow the software to detect your device and find the most appropriate way of rooting it. This process may take a few minutes.
Once done, dr.fone will be ready for J7 root. To continue, you simply have to select the option of Root Now.
After you’ve selected the option of Root Now on dr.fone, your Samsung J7 device may also ask on a popup message if you would like to root the device. Just ensure to press on Confirm to continue with the process of J7 root. That’s all that you have to do, in a few minutes you should have your Samsung J7 device rooted successfully.
Step 1 – Download and install the Framaroot APK on your Samsung J7
There are many online resources from where you can download the Framaroot APK, one such link is https://framarootappdownload.net/framaroot-apk/. Once downloaded on to your Samsung J7 device, you can access it through any one of the Android File Managers and click on the INSTALL option to install it on your device.
Step 2 – Launch Framaroot
Once installed, open the APK to continue with the process. You’ll see a screen similar to the one given below. Select the option of Install Superuser now.
Step 3 – Select the exploit
Once you’ve selected the option of Install Superuser, you’ll be asked to select an exploit as well. Select the option of Aragom by tapping on it.
Once you’ve done this, you need to wait for a few seconds to see a popup as shown below. It confirms that your Samsung J7 device was successfully rooted. Congrats!