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Loud Sound MOD for Galaxy S7/S7 Edge! [King ROM]

I have been guilty of defying the law of physics and phone reviews by having a louder speaker on my Galaxy S7/S7 Edge by installing a loud sound MOD using the latest custom ROM called King ROM, which I have daily driven for almost 2 weeks now.

When I first installed the King ROM, I did not notice it right away but after using it with my Pandora and watching many YouTube videos at full blast, the sound MOD indeed made my Galaxy S7/S7 Edge much louder than most of my other 2016 flagship phones including the LG G5, Nexus 6P, and even HTC 10.  That’s when I realized that Samsung intentionally set the default sound low, a software setting that could be easily corrected with root and custom ROMs.

Why U.S. Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Have No Root! 2

Why U.S. Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Have No Root!

If you are obssessed with rooting and you own a U.S. model of Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge, you will probably want to hit your head into the wall because root is not yet possible.

While Samsung has provided unlocked bootloaders for most models like T-Mobile and Sprint in the past, this year Samsung has decided to lock the bootloaders on ALL U.S. models.  While they have not given a reason officially, Samsung may have done this to prevent people from rooting intentionally.


How to Root Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge!

For those of you who want to root your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge, here’s how to do it.  This method will work on Android 6.0, 6.0.1 Marshmallow and also on newer 7.0/7.1 Nougat.

*Note – The files in this tutorial has been updated to support the latest Android 7.0 Nougat!