People want to root the Samsung Galaxy E7 so they can start installing more apps from the Google Play Store. There are heaps of awesome apps from the Google Play Store which do not work with the restrictions Google has in place on the devices when they arrive out of the box. Google claims to do this to boost your devices security.
However, by adding extra security, you are also taking away the ability we could have had with installing better apps. As long as you know how to avoid malware on the Google Play Store and only download apps you know are genuine, you can root your device with confidence that everything well work out well.
The Files You Need
- Download the file for your model number: SM-E700M, SM-E7000, SM-E700H, SM-E700F, SM-E7009.
- Download the latest version of the Odin flashing tool to flash that rooting file on your device.
- The following guide does void the warranty on your device if it’s still under warranty. Devices with Samsung Knox security do not get the warranty back by unrooting the device.
- You must have a Windows PC to follow this guide. You cannot use the flashing tool for any other operating system.
Rooting the Samsung Galaxy E7 on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
- Download the rooting package from the files section above and choose the right file for your model number. You can find your model number by navigating to the Menu > Settings > About Device > look at your model number.
- Once you download the rooting file on the computer, move it to the desktop.
- Right-click over that file and select the option for “extract here”.
- Follow the same steps only this time for the Odin file.
- You should now have the Odin tool and the rooting package both extracted on the desktop.
- Double-click the executable Odin file that pops out after you extract the file and the Odin app should start running on your PC.
- Long-press the Power button on the Samsung Galaxy E7 smartphone and wait until the device turns completely off.
- Reboot the Samsung Galaxy E7 smartphone in download mode by pressing the Volume Down + Home + Power buttons.
- Connect the Galaxy E7 to the computer where you have the files. use the USB cable you use for charging.
- Click the AP button in the Odin app and browse the desktop for the rooting file.
- Click the Start button and Odin will start flashing that rooting file on your device and it will give your device the root access.
- Wait until the Odin app gives you a pass message on the display before unplugging from the computer.
- The Samsung Galaxy E7 should automatically reboot by itself if you had the Auto reboot box marked in the Odin app. If that doesn’t happen, you do need to reboot the device to finish the task.
- After your device reboots, you can download the root checker application from the Google Play Store and it will verify that your device has the root access.
Now you are ready to install the root-requiring apps from the Google Play Store.
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