What If I tell you, Samsung released Good Specs device like FHD AMOLED Display and 4 GB RAM and Snapdragon 626 processor as an Upper Mid range device. Everything is perfect until we consider the Custom Skin OS. Yes, the software is laggy, You can experience a Lag when you turn on your mobile data or Wi-Fi, and you get just 100 messages in Whatsapp. If you use this device, you know what I am Saying. You pay for the hardware, But you can’t experience full power because of the software. We should solve this; You have nothing to lose Because your warranty is already expired. Here nothing to lose is a Data. You should backup first, and follow the below steps.
Why should you Root Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro?
Samsung released C5 and C7 with the same specs, but the difference is Size. Samsung followed the compact strategy in Old days, now, they follow complete specs difference based on the price. You have 4 GB RAM and Good Mid-Range 626 Snapdragon processor. But the problem is Software. It is laggy compared with Samsung latest Experience 9.5 and One UI. You are using more than 1.5 years; you will face a lot of lag issues daily. We can remove bloatware If we root. So, after rooting, I can expect Lag free experience? Probably. Also if we hibernate and eliminate a lot of unwanted apps, and optimize some apps, your device is hardware limited. But, within these limits, we can enhance the performance by 40-50% compared with your old usage. If you use Lite weight Custom ROMs, you can expect a 50-80% improvement in performance based on what custom OS you are choosing.
How to Root Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro ( SM-C7010 / SM-C701F)
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro comes with a flexible bootloader other than Verizon devices. Verizon devices come with locked Bootloader. This means that the other smartphone variants can be easily rooted. Also, the device can accept to install TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery file/app alike.
TWRP recovery is a custom recovery file which must be installed on Samsung Galaxy devices because you can root them successfully. In this article, we explained the easiest method to follow and install TWRP recovery on Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro. However, the tool required for rooting this device is the Magisk App.
With the help of TWRP Recovery, you can quickly flash the latest version of Magisk into your Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro to gain root access. Before sharing the tutorial, you may want to know that, with the TWRP recovery present on your device, you can easily install any custom ROM or firmware. Does it seem complicated? Relax, everything will be explained succinctly in bullets.
Things to check out for;
Check your device model number.
- Select TWRP Based on the mobile model number.
Make sure your device battery is charged above 50%
Backup your current files and data, just in case (save them on external storage).
Enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock in your mobile. To do this; go to settings >>> about >>> Tap on the “Build Number” 7-10 times consistently to enable “Developer Options,” then go to the “Developer Options” and enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock. There is no complicated process in the Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro.
Download and install the Samsung USB driver to your computer system.
Also, download the ODIN software. Select above Oreo version in the ODIN list. Install ODIN in your PC.
- Download Magisk.Zip (Latest Version) and Copy it to Your Phone Memory.
Download and save the TWRP File. Please select correct model number TWRP file.
Flash TWRP using ODIN
- Restart the device. Then, enter into Download mode. To do this; press and hold down the Volume Down + Home+ Power buttons at the same time for some time.
Press the Volume Up button to continue when you see the warning message.
Now, connect the Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro mobile to the computer via USB cable.
Launch the Odin app on your computer. If the device is detected by this app (Odin), it will show you a message that reads – added!!!
However, if the device is not correctly connected to the PC, you won’t see this message. So, you have to check the USB cable if it is good and reconnect the device.
After connecting the Samsung device, click on the PDA/PA button to browse/search and get the TWRP from where you saved it on your PC. Also, navigate to “options” and tick the Auto Reboot.
Click on “Start”
Once the file is loaded into the device, reboot your device.
Kudos, you have just Installed the TWRP on your Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro. If you installed TWRP, Don’t turn on your mobile. Immediately, move to Magisk Installation steps.
Install Magisk in your Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro using TWRP
- Boot it Into recovery mode->Volume Up+ Home +Power Button.
- Now it Will Boot into TWRP Recovery Mode.
- Select Wipe->Advance Wipe->Select Cache Data.
- Return to Home of TWRP select Install.
- Select Magisk.Zip.
- After the Installation Reboot Your Mobile.
- You can also install Magisk Manager in your Mobile Applications.
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro is an Upper Mid-Range phone; There are regular monthly updates, from Samsung for a long duration. But, If you use Lite weight Custom Roms, you can expect a considerable performance Improvement. So, If you have little knowledge in tech, I advise you to Root and uninstall some unwanted apps. You can also flash some Custom ROMs. If you flash Custom ROM, check what is working and what is not working. It is wise to use Some Official Custom ROMs like Lineage.
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