Samsung unveiled and released its two new flagship phones the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Before You Begin First up, be aware that this root method is in its early stages of development, so there are a few bugs and quirks. Your Knox will not be tripped. It is just info I get from reading up on the models. In order to give you a better idea of what model number brings what specifications and what SoC onboard, here is the detailed list of the S7and S7 Edge Model numbers with their regions listed beside. For example, you can find the model numbers hiding on the.
As usual, Samsung is going to launch a plethora of variants under the S7 and S7 Edge umbrella. Depending on the region, you will get the Exynos 8895 or , but either of them has top-notch performance. It is the Exynos-bearing variants eg. The international, ever since a few days after release. Rogers, Bell nor the G955U variant American carriers, eg.
The model number of your Galaxy S7 can be found on the box or on the back of your phone. This feature is grey, and the switch cant be activated or deactivated. Therefore, your phone might get worst or better battery life and performance than buyers in another country. In terms of specs, these are the most powerful smartphones on the market. This will allow you to prove that you own the smartphone in case the Galaxy S7 Active gets stolen and you want to retrieve it back. Now that Samsung has also turned back to its tradition of launching the same smartphone with 2 different SoCs, we will be seeing different regions getting different chipsets plugged inside the S7 and S7 Edge.
Another person mentioned it as well above. One advice I can give you is to stay clear of the G9550. The Snapdragon 820 contains 4 cores in which two are clocked at 2. To unlock, you need to insert any Saudi Arabia sim card and make outgoing call for more than 5 minutes, and its will unlock for all sim cards. The Exynos 8890 is more in a little design. Then, immediately after the screen goes black, press and hold the home, power, and volume up buttons, and you'll be taken to recovery mode. Notably, Samsung skipped the G940 and G945 numbers because the number 4 is considered an unlucky number in many Asian countries.
To verify this, download an app called Root Checker from developer joeykrim. After that you install MoreLocale 2 or similar app from Google Play and select your language from there. The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are far better than their predecessors. When the screen goes black, press and hold the power, home, and volume down buttons. The display curves around 2 sides and expands to the top and bottom, the design helps fit a large screen in a smaller body. Does that seem reasonable to you? Step 10: Verify Root When you get back up, your device should be fully rooted. To do this, you need to first turn on the smartphone and go to the phone app.
Secondly, this root method will require that you perform a factory reset on your device, so make sure to back up all important data before you get started. That should save lots of pesky issues. As such, some internal parts may not be interchangeable between the different models and carriers. If you still have no idea what your model number is, you may consult with the shop where you bought your device. For this part, you'll need to , then. In some cases, these discounts can actually be pretty amazing and slash at least 50% off of the price of items. Step 4: Perform a Factory Reset This part's a little hard to stomach, but it's in your best interest.
Another issue with the G9550 is how restricted google apps are on it. More details of the U. Yes, You will need to make outgoing call with sim card of the country where you bought phone, for not less than 5 minutes, and after this its will work all-around the world. Looks like roulette, phones made in S. Update: All Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus phones in the U.
I read a few people bought that model and experienced numerous issues to get it working. Samsung Europe has no answers for me, can any one help and let me know a solution, also one I pay for? Go ahead and log in with your Google account, then finalize the setup. The main differences of Snapdragon 820 and Exynos 8890 are pointed out the next few paragraphs. The first is an engineering boot image leaked from Samsung, which is what will make rooting possible later. .