How To Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J7108 Using Magisk
Below you will discover how to root the Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J7108 using Magisk, and how to install Magisk Manager. Before you go forward with the tutorial on how to Root Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J7108, please read all of the warnings below. Do not proceed if you do not want KNOX to be triggered or if you do not want your data to be erased.
One of the most significant reasons for having Android is how easy to customize and flexible it is. Android enables you to use it the way you want to use it, whether it means changing the launcher or making a host of unique automatic features with Tasker.
The Advantages Of Root
- Installation of custom ROMs
- Removing pre-installed OEM apps
- Ad-blocking for all apps
- Installing incompatible apps
- More display options and internal storage
- Greater battery life and speed
- Making full device backups
- CPU Clocking and more tweaking
The Disadvantages of rooting
- It can brick your device
- No more warranty
- Tweaking risks
- Update and OTA problems
How To Root Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J7108 [Magisk]
A. Unlock Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J7108 bootloader
Samsung has introduced a new service called VaultKeeper. This means that you won’t be able to flash custom binaries or unofficial partitions unless VaultKeeper allows it. Here’s how to do it.
1: Enable OEM unlock. To do so, go to Settings > Developer options and tap on OEM unlocking.
2: Boot into download mode. To do so, press and hold the power button and tap on Power off to turn off the phone. Now press and hold the Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time.
3: once in download mode, long-press the volume up button. This will unlock the bootloader and all data on your phone will be deleted.
4: The phone will automatically reboot. Connect your phone to a WiFi network and skip through the rest of the setup.
5: Go to Settings > About Phone > Software Information and quickly tap 7 times on Build Number to enable Developer Options. Go to Developer options and make sure that OEM unlocking is greyed out.
B. Patching Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J7108 firmware & installing Magisk
1: Download the latest Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J7108 stock firmware from the below given link and extract the file.
2: Copy the AP .tar file and transfer it to the internal storage of your phone. The file name starts with AP and ends with .tar.md5 (AP_[device_model_sw_ver].tar.md5).
3: Download and install the latest
4: Open Magisk Manager and go to Install > Install > Select and Patch a file.
5: Navigate through the storage and select the extracted AP file. The firmware will be patched and the new version will be found under Internal Storage/Download/magisk_patched.tar.
6: Transfer the patched file to your computer.
7: Turn off your phone and boot your phone into download mode.
8: On Odin, click on AP and select the patched .tar file. Uncheck “Auto Reboot” and click on Install.
9: The tool will flash Magisk on your Galaxy J7 2016 SM-J7108.