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 deviceĀ 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.

Before you begin the process of rooting Samsung J7, you must go through a series of preparatory steps to ensure that the J7 root is successful. These steps are universal in nature and are needed to be followed in the process of rooting most Android devices. Let’s take a quick look at them.
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.
Alright, once you’re done with the preparatory steps, you’re now ready to start the process of Samsung J7 root. Today, we are going to look at one of the easiest ways of how to root Samsung J7 with the help of a PC and one of the best rooting software available, dr.fone from Wondershare. So, without wasting any further time, let’s dive into the steps involved.

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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.

drfone more Galaxy j7 tools

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.

connect Galaxy j7 to pc

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.

detect Galaxy j7 phone

Once done, dr.fone will be ready for J7 root. To continue, you simply have to select the option of Root Now.

Galaxy j7 phone ready

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.

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Now, we understand that not all of us would have access to a PC for the purpose of completing a J7 root. Nonetheless, we would still want a way to be able to root our favourite Samsung J7 device. For those of us who are looking to root our J7 device, but without a PC, we have another way to go about it. We’ll be using Framaroot for this purpose. Let’s take a look at the steps involved real quick.

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.

Launch Framaroot

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.

Select the exploit

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!

Samsung J7 device was successfully rooted. Congrats

So, there you have it. You now know how to root your Samsung J7 device with and even without a PC. If you prefer a simple 2-step, automated process that can be easily done even by the least tech savvy person among us, Wondershare dr.fone is the way to go. Wondershare’s dr.fone will ensure that you’ve the most seamless J7 root experience anyone can ever have.