How to Root Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 SM-G7102

Another series of Samsung that was warmly welcomed by the audience and soon Samsung introduced the successor of the first smartphone of this series. We are talking about the Grand Series. Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 came out in November, 2013. The device has a beautiful  5.25 inches display with 280 ppi. Samsung upgraded the RAM to 1.5 GB, and the internal storage stays at 8 GB while the device also supports and external SD up to 64GB. Shooter used at the back is of 8 MPs while a 1.9 MP is also fixed on the front for the video calling and selfies (:P). To power up the device Samsung used Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad Core CPU clocked at 1.2 GHz and the life to the device was added with a massive 2600 mAh battery and atop of all this, it runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.Samsung-Galaxy-Grand-2-Images

As mentioned, Galaxy Grand series is widely used all across the world and there surely is a huge number of Galaxy Grand 2 users around as well. Although Samsung isn’t as bad as other manufacturers and keeps its device much comfortable, but the some Android enthusiasts might not be able to relax and willing to go across the boundaries, all the need to do so is, the root access. In case you’re on of the enthusiasts and you have been looking for a method to root your Galaxy Grand 2 SM-G7102, your search may come to an now. In the following post we are going to gain the root access on this device, before we go ahead, I’m assuming that not all you are familiar with rooting an Android device, So, to make it clear, we will first have a look on a brief introduction of root access.

 

Rooting your phone gives you complete access over all the data which is apparently locked by the manufacturers. This includes removal of the factory restrictions and making changes to the internal system and the operating system. Gaining the root access gives you the privileges to install various applications to enhance the performance of your device, allows you to remove the built-in applications/programs, helps you to upgrade the battery life of your device & install the apps which require the root access for the proper functionality and modify your device in so many other ways e.g using mods and flashing custom recoveries and custom ROMs. There is a laundry list of things you can do after having your device rooted and installed the custom recovery, now once you’re rooted and have installed custom recovery, go ahead and enjoy it on your phone. Here’s our collection of 10 Best Root Apps.

 

Here are the pre-installation instructions:

  1. This guide is only for  Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 SM-G7102. Do not try this on any other device, please check your device’s model number in Settings > General > About Device.
  2. Your phone’s battery must be charged at least over 60%. This is highly recommended in order to prevent any power issues during the flashing process.
  3. Make sure that you backup your important media content, ContactsCall Logs & Messages. This is highly recommended just in case something goes wrong and you need to reset your phone.
  4. Use only OEM data cable to establish connection between your phone and PC. Turn off your Anti Virus and Firewall to prevent any connection issues. Also enable USB debugging mode on your phone if you face connection issues.
  5. Your device must be running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
  6. Alright! Go ahead, follow this guide to the letter.
Disclaimer: The methods involved in flashing custom ROMs and rooting your phone are highly custom and may result in bricking your device, and has nothing to do with Google or the device manufacturer that is SAMSUNG in our case. Also rooting your device will void its warranty and you will be no longer eligible for any kind of free device services by the manufacturers/warranty providers. In case of any mishap we may not be held responsible. Also, if your device comes with Knox Security, you will result in voiding it after you root your device and the Knox counter cannot be reset. Follow these instructions to the letter to avoid any mishap or bricking. Make sure that whatever you do, you are doing it at your own responsibility. 

How To Root Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 SM-G7102:

Files you need to download: 

  1. Download and extract Odin PC – Get it here
  2. Download and Samsung USB Drivers – Get here
  3. Download CF-Root file – Get it here.

Procedure:

  1. Open Odin3.exe from the extracted folder.
  2. Put your Galaxy Grand 2 in download mode by pressing and holding Volume Down + Home + Power key at the same time, you should get a screen showing a warning and asking to continue, press Volume Up to continue.
  3. Now your phone should be in downloading mode. Connect your phone to your PC.
  4. As soon as Odin detects your phone the ID:COM box will turn light blue.
  5. Click on the PDA tab and select the CF-autoroot file that you extracted above.
  6. In case you’re using Odin v3.09, you will put the .tar.md5 file in the “AP” tab, rest of the settings should remain untouched in Odin v3.09 as well.
  7. Your Odin screen should look like exactly as shown below.
  8. odin_explained
  9. Click Start and the root process should start showing you a process bar in the first box above ID:COM.
  10. The process is quite fast and will finish in a few seconds, as soon as it ends, your phone will restart and you’ll see the CF Auto root installing SuperSu on your phone.
  11. Congratulations you have your Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 rooted now!

How to check if the device is properly rooted or not?

  1. To do so, go to Google Play Store on your Galaxy S5.
  2. Find “Root Checker” and install it.
  3. Open Root Checker.
  4. Tap “Verify Root”.
  5. It will ask you for SuperSu rights, tap “Grant”.
  6. It should show you Root Access Verified Now!
  7. That’s All!

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That’s all. In case you have some queries or you’re facing some issues regarding this post, feel free to stop by the comment box below and drop us your words. We surely will get back to you as soon as possible. Thanks all.


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