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How To Root Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700P) – Boost/Virgin Model

If you own a Samsung Galaxy J7 SM-J700P and want to get the max out of its operating system, you’re in the perfect place. No, we’re not talking about making upgrades to the hardware, but a few tweaks to Android, which will give you way more possibilities of customizing it. The best method of doing this is by rooting the handset and updating to the latest version of Android 6.0 Marshmallow, which started rolling out recently.

Currently, the best method of doing this is through CF Auto Root, a great method developed by Chainfire, which requires just a few minutes. So we have mentioned whole process to root Galaxy J7 (SM-J700P) given below, It’s available for Boost And Virgin Model only.Overall, the entire process is not complicated, but if you don’t feel like doing it all by yourself, ask somebody experienced, who has already done this before, to assist you. Let’s begin, shall we?


Warnings & Requirements


  • This method works only if you want to root Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700P). Don’t try it on other phones, as you risk damaging your phone.
  • Rooting will automatically make you lose your phone’s warranty.
  • All your data and apps will be completely erased after the process is completed, so make sure you perform a full backup of your phone.
  • Make sure that the battery level is above 60% before starting. Our recommendation would be to have a fully charged battery, in order to avoid an accidental shutdown.
  • Don’t skip any of the steps presented above, as there’s the risk of totally damaging your phone.


Download Required Files


Download Latest Odin ToolLink

Download Galaxy USB Drivers Link

Download CF Auto Root for Galaxy J7 (SM-J700P)Link

 Guide To Root Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700P)


Step 1: Go to Settings > About phone and tap on Build Number 7 times, in order to enable Developer Options.

Step 2: Enter Developer Options and activate OEM unlocking and USB debugging.

Step 3: Download CF auto Root file from above link for your device and extract it.

Step 4: Download the Odin tool from above link and extract it.

Step 5: Run Odin_v3.10.7.exe on your PC.

Step 6: Connect your Samsung Galaxy J7 to your PC via USB cable.

Step 7: Reboot into Download/Odin mode, by turning it off, then pressing and holding Home + Volume Down + Power. You should see the Download mode screen shortly.

Step 8: Once entered Download mode, the ID: COM port will turn blue and you will see an Added message in Odin, meaning that the phone has been recognized.

Step 9: Locate and add CF_Auto_root_xxx.tar to the AP/PDA tab in Odin.

Step 10: Tick the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options. Make sure no other options are checked.

Step 11: Click on the Start button, in order to begin the flashing process. Wait until you see Pass, written on a green background in Odin. It shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes.

Step 12: After the process is completed, your phone will reboot.

And you’re done.

you have successfully rooted your Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J700P). If you’re facing any issues with the process, feel free to contact us, using the comments section below.


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