It is undeniable that Samsung is one of the largest smartphone manufacturers, considering that Galaxy devices continue to dominate the Android market. The problem is that when countless phones with different specifications are released, it is difficult to update them to the latest version of the operating system, especially when that Android operating system.
Samsung finally managed to upgrade most of its flagship devices to Android 7.0 Nougat, which the latest version of the operating system until Android O gets a full version. The problem with Nougat that blocks access to root on devices that update to Android 7.0. This means that if you decide to upgrade your Galaxy from Marshmallow 6.0 to Nougat 7.0 with root permissions, access to the root will no longer be possible.
Now, the good news that one of the most popular developers in the Android community, Chainfire, has made it much easier to get the root permissions on Galaxy with Android Nougat.
Just recently, Chainfire has updated several CF-Auto-Root tools, adding support for most, if not all Samsung phones updated with Nougat. Read on to see how get root permissions on Galaxy with Android Nougat using the tool CF-Auto-Root.
How to get root permissions on Galaxy with Android Nougat
Note: as stated on the Chainfire website, rooting may damage the phone if instructions are not followed carefully. If your Samsung phone encrypted, CF-Auto-Root deletes all data, then the advice to make a complete backup. We are not responsible if something happens to your phone. Proceed at your own risk.
- Activate Developer options. Go to Settings> About phone> Software information and quickly click 7 times on the build number.
- Skills OEM release. Go to Developer Options and click on OEM Unlock to enable it.
- Charge the phone at least 60% to make sure the phone doesn't turn off during the process.
- Install Samsung Galaxy USB drivers (Download)
- Download the Odin tool on the PC for Samsung phones (Download)
Download CF-Auto-Root for Galaxy devices with Android Nougat
You can check the complete database to find the model of your device from HERE. Below you will find the tool compatible with the latest Samsung Galaxy devices.
How to use CF-Auto-Root to run Android 7.0 Nougat root
- First of all, make sure you have enabled OEM unlocking and installed the correct USB drivers.
- Download Odin from the link above and run it.
- Find the model number of your phone and download the correct CF-Auto-Root file.
- Once downloaded, extract the package.
- In Odin Click "AP”And select the file ".tar.md5". This is the file we need to install in order to get root permissions on the phone.
- Turn the phone off. Now you have to enter the Download mode. If you have a Galaxy S8, to enter Download mode hold down the keys at the same time Volume Gi + power button + Bixby button. If you have another Samsung phone, press the Home button instead of the Bixby button.
- Once you are in download mode, connect your phone to the PC using a USB cable. If everything is correctly installed, the box ID: COM in Odin it turns blue.
- Now click on the button Start of Odin. Wait for the proceedings to finish.
It will take a minute at most to flashCF Auto Root. OncePASS! flashes, disconnects the phone and manually restarts it. Hold down the keys for a pVolume Up + Volume Down + Power Buttonto restart the phone.
Wait for the device to start up. Once running, go to the apps. Here you will see the new application SuperSU. Compliments! you got root permissions on Galaxy with Android Nougat.
If you have a Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, you can follow these guides directly:
LINK | Get root permissions on Galaxy S8 with CF Auto Root
LINK | Root permissions on Galaxy S8 Plus with CF Auto Root