SM-G935F | Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge | CF-Auto-Root

There is no exploit available now from KingoRoot for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. Released in March, 2016, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has been manufacturered with Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) system, which is too new for any exploit to apply on. At this moment, if you want to root your Galaxy S7 Edge, there is not easy way as one click root. However, there is a relatively solid way, that is to root with Chainfire's CF-Auto-Root.

Samung Galaxy S7 Edge Variants

As usual, Samsung equips different chipsets on S7 Edge. Whether you get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 or Samsung Exynos 8890 depends on the market you purchase your S7 Edge. You can find the model no. on the back of your phone or on the box it came with.

S7 Edge powered by Snapdragon comes with a locked bootloader. And it is said "that Snapdragon 820 is significantly more powerful in graphics processing while the Exynos 8890 is more efficient in terms of heat and battery consumption".

Below is a list of all variants of Samsung Galaxy Edge S7 (SM-G935*).

Model No.CountryCarrierChipset
SM-G935AUSAT&TQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
SM-G935AZUSCRICKETQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
SM-G935PUSSprintQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
SM-G935R4USUS CelluarQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
SM-G935R6USLTE Rural VerizonQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
SM-G935R7USC Spire WirelessQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
SM-G935TUST-MobileQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
SM-G935T1USMetropcsQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
SM-G935VUSVerizonQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
SM-G935W8CanadaBell MobilityExynos 8890
SM-G935FEurope / InternationalAllExynos 8890
SM-G935K/L/SKoreaKT/LGT/SKTExynos 8890
SM-G9350ChinaAllSnapdragon 820 MSM8996
SM-G935FD Duos (Dual-SIM)Southeast Asia / IndonesiaAllExynos 8890

Pre-requisites before rooting Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F)

  • Check and confirm your model number. Settings > About device/phone > Model number.
  • Backup all your data.
  • "USB debugging" Enabled in "Developer settings".
  • "OEM unlock" enabled in "Developer settings".
  • At least 80% battery level.

How to Root Galaxy S7 Edge Exynos Variants (SM-G935F)

Files required:

Steps to root SM-G935F with CF-Auto-Root

  1. Power off your SM-G935F and then enter into Download mode (Odin mode)
    • Press and hold Volume Down key and Home button together
    • Press Power key till the Android robot sign come out.
    • Press Volume Up key again to confirm.
  2. Run Odin as administrator and connect your S7 Edge to PC while it's in Download mode.

  3. Run Odin as administrator for rooting Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F | KingoRoot

    If successfully connected, it should say Added!! in Odin's interface.

    Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F Added in Odin | KingoRoot

    If not, try to plug it in another USB port, or another cable, or install USB driver again.

  4. Once connected, click AP/PDA button and then select the .tar.md5 file extracted from CF-Auto-Root by Chainfire.

  5. Click AP to add tar.md5 file for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F | KingoRoot
    tar.md5 file for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F successfully added | KingoRoot

    The tar.md5 file for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F is successfully added.

  6. The Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time are automatically selected in the Odin provided by Chainfire, and then click Start

  7. Auto Reboot and F.Reset Time are automatically checked in the Odin provided by Chainfire for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F | KingoRoot
  8. It will show PASS when it's successful. And also ID:COM will turn green.

  9. Succeed to flash CF-Auto-Root in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935F | KingoRoot

    Flash succeeded.

If failed, what should you do?

  • Follow the instructions and do it again.
  • Still failed. Perform the tutorials without checking "Auto-Reboot".