How To Unlock Sprint Galaxy S7/ S7 Edge Running Android 7

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Galaxy S7 and S7E are two 2016 Samsung S-series flagships with the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow pre-installed. Samsung has recently updated all Galaxy S7/S7E devices to Android 7.0 Nougat, including Sprint S7/ S7 Edge devices. But many Sprint S7/S7E   users have recently reported that their device was locked again after updating to Android 7.0 version. If you are in the same trouble, we’ll share with you a solution in this post today.

Before getting started, here are requirements you should meet firsts:

  • Back up all your important data of your Sprint S7/ S7 E
  • Charge your phone’s battery to at least 50%
  • Download Odin app and Samsung USB driver on your computer

Updated: Download this modified Odin for those who get the “SHA256 is Invalid” error with Odin.

  • Enable Developer Options mode by accessing Settings > About Phone and tapping 7 times on Build Number until you see a message you are now a developer
  • Return and activate USB Debugging and OEM Unlock sections

Once done, now let’s start the process of unlocking Sprint Galaxy S7/S7 Edge running Android 7.0 Nougat

Unlock Sprint Galaxy S7/ S7 Edge Running Android 7.0

  1. First, download the unlock file for your device
  1. Once you save it on your computer, extract and launch the Odin app
  2. Now, power off your phone and boot it into the Download Odin mode by pressing Volume Down + Home+ Power buttons together. After you see a warning, press Volume Up button to boot into this mode
  3. Plug your device into your computer. If you see the COM:ID turn into the blue color, that means the connection is successful. If not, check to install the Samsung USB driver again
  4. Now, click on AP button in Odin and choose the unlock file.
  5. In Options tab, uncheck the Auto-reboot option
  6. Once it’s loaded, click Start to begin the process.
  7. Wait for the process to complete. Now, press and hold Volume Up +Home + Power buttons at the same time to boot into the recovery mode. From there, choose Wipe data/factory reset

Also see: Galaxy S8 Ported ROM For Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge

That’s all! Reboot your Sprint S7/S7E and enjoy your result. If you face any trouble, let’s know in the comment.

2 COMMENTS

  1. The phone didn’t unlock , it acts as if it’s still sprint locked …..done everything correctly what gives.

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