Root T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T – Complete Guide

Root T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T using below tutorial. In this tutorial/guide we will use a modified Odin utility, a rooted Boot image and SuperSU. This rooting method tested on T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T that running on Android 6.0.1 firmware (including G935TUVS3APD8, G935TUVU2APD7, G935TUVU2APC8 and G935TUVS2APB8). We are not sure this method will work on upcoming Android 7.0 Nougat or not; we will surely notify you. This quick guide even can help an Android newbie to root T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T. You probably already know that rooting void your manufacturer warranty. Continue reading this guide learn necessary steps to root T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T running on official firmware.

This rooting tutorial that allow you to root T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T running on official firmware won’t require custom recovery such as CWM recovery or TWRP recovery, instead we will use ODIN utility. A rooted Android device let you access system files, allow you installing custom firmware and let you flash MODs using a custom recovery.

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Root T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T

Warning!

We at True Android produce tutorial to help out fellow Android users but all this guide are educational purpose only. You should try this guide at your own risk. Neither we nor the developer should be responsible if your Android device experience a damage after following this tutorial. Also remember,this guide is only applicable for T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. It may hard brick your device.

Pre Requisites:

As there is always some risk involve while you install anything other than what you have presently. It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites to stay safe.

1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide. [Optional]

2. Make sure your device have at least 30% battery power. You can install an app like Battery Notifier BT Free on your Android device to check it easily.

3. You already have USB Driver Installed for T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T in your PC. Windows OS download and install USB driver automatically when you connect your device first time. [Download USB Drivers]

4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and mobile. [Guide].

So, you done everything that we mentioned above, right! Now, you are ready to move towards next stage of this guide where we summed up detail instruction on how to root T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T running official Android firmware. Remember, it’s very important for you to follow everything that we mentioned below to successfully root your T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T on official Android firmware.

Note: Both flash and Knox counter will be triggered due to performing this rooting process.

How To Root T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T

Step 1: Download Samsung_Root_All_S7_QC_models_(BillA).ZIP.

Step 2: Now extract downloaded Zip at a convenient location in your desktop; you should get all required files including adb, odin, rooted image and super su image.

Root T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T Files

Step 3: Now turn off your T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T by long pressing Power button and then tapping on Power off option. Wait 5-6 seconds for vibration to confirm complete switch off.

turn-off-menu-screen

Step 4: Its now time to boot your smartphone into Download Mode, to do that press and keep holding the Volume Down and Home button in the same time, with these two buttons pressed press the Power Button. When a warning message is displayed, press the Volume Up button to enter into Download Mode.

Samsung-Android-Mobile-Download-Mode-Keys

Samsung-Android-Download-Mode-Options

Step 5: Now run Odin_v3.12.3_Patched_SHA256.exe that you get in Step 3 as an Administrator because Admin privileges is required to complete this installation process smoothly.

Step 6: Now it’s time to connect your T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T with your PC using USB cable. Do it and you will see a message under Odin’s message box in the bottom left saying “Added!!”. If you don’t get it then you should try another USB port (try USB port located in back of your desktop PC cabinet). If this still can’t solve your issue then you should reinstall USB driver for your device. However. if you successfully see the “Added!!” message in Odin then you are ready to go in next step. You should also see COM port with a number, below ID:COM.

Root T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T Odin 3

Step 7: Now, click the AP Button, and select the Samsung_G935x_Root_Boot_QC.TAR file that we received at Step 2.

Step 8: In Odin window, make sure Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time checkboxes are only two that are selected under Option tab.

Step 9: To make flashing safe for you double check everything that we mentioned in Step 7 and Step 8 above. Now, once you are ready, hit the START button to begin the flashing process. You can see the progress on your T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T screen.

Step 10: Once installation is done, your device will reboot automatically and soon you will see a PASS message with green background in the left-most box at the very top of the Odin.

Step 11: Now open extracted folder (see Step 2) and then press Shift + Right Click and click on Open command window here from context menu.

Step 12: Type root.bat in command window.

That’s it! Your T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T running on stock Android firmware is now rooted. You should now see SuperSU app in your app drawer. Tap on it and it will ask you to update the binary. The app also prompt you to disable Knox when installed.

SuperSU-App

 

Once done, you can then install apps that require root permission as well as access system files. To confirm if you successfully rooted your T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge SM-G935T or not, install an app called “Root Checker” which is available for free from Google PLAY store. We recommend you to check out Best Apps For Rooted Android Devices (Android Phones & Tablets).

SuperSU-unroot

To unroot your device either flash an official firmware (use our search box) or open SuperSu, then tap on SETTINGS tab and then select Full unroot under CLEANUP section as shown above. [source]

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8 COMMENTS

  1. Any videos that we can follow steps by step of the rooting process? Also wanted to know if it works on other brands?

  2. well i didnt back up my phone i really dont have anything imporntat in it so i was fine but ppl please back up your phone before doing this… and also read the “read me” it says to enable adb debugging which i didnt enable and thats why i think this failed

  3. Hello. I got my S7 Edge rooted, but there are two icons in the status bar now that I have no idea what they are to remove them. One look like, well like a hurricane or a storm would be portrayed as an icon and the other is pretty much this VOL))

  4. AVOID AT ALL COSTS! William Htut is 100% correct. Phone keeps trying to boot but it is stuck at the T-Mobile logo. Pain in the ass to fix. Had to factory reset which fixed it but performance has dropped and now when I boot up the phone, the Samsung logo has the word “custom” under it and showing a unlocked lock under it. Thought the phone might have been rooted but it wasn’t. Checked it with Root Checker. Also has an annoying notification now that says something about Security and requires a restart which never works. Regret ever trying this out.

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