For those of you who want to install the Galaxy S9 Oreo ROM, Sac23’s S9 Ported ROM for your Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge, here’s a step-by-step guide you can follow. This is a guide for anyone who has a Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge model that is supported, you do NOT need to root your phone using this method (although the ROM will give you root). Installing this ROM will give you all software features of the Galaxy S9 Oreo ROM(pretty much all) as this is a “port” straight from a real Galaxy S9. Your life will change and you will be able to get S9 features without paying for it. Dead serious.
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If you want to root your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge on latest Android 7.0 Nougat, you will want to use the Magisk root method, which allows you to “hide” root from apps that check for SafetyNet such as Android Pay, Pokemon Go (or any Nintendo games on Play Store), and Snapchat. This will allow you to seamlessly use all of your favorite rooted apps such as Titanium Backup app while allowing you to use apps that check for root.
In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to root your T-Mobile Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge on latest Android 7.0 Nougat. Now, this root method will not trip KNOX and will disable your Samsung Pay but it IS REVERSIBLE by simply unrooting with a stock firmware.
For this root method, you will need a Windows computer!
If you ever screw up your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge while rooting or installing custom ROMs, there’s an easy way to “unroot” and re-install stock firmware your phone came with.
There are situations where this can come in handy such as if you are going to re-sell it on eBay, return the phone for warranty, or want to simply update to the latest stock firmware on a rooted phone.