How to root Android Oreo on Verizon Galaxy S7 G930V

Verizon S7 and S7 Edge received Oreo a few days back. The stock Oreo update for Galaxy S7 brings loads of new features that were previously not available on Android Nougat. The major change that you will observe on Android Oreo is the revamped Samsung Experience, which has become smarter then before. Once you updated your device on Android Oreo, let us tell you that the process to root Verizon S7 G930V on Android Oreo is also available. So if you wish to perform further tweaks and modification to Oreo firmware then we recommend you try our safe rooting process mentioned below.

The process is very simple and safe, just you need to keep reading the guide completely to successfully root Verizon S7 SM-G930V on Oreo VRU4CRE5 firmware. This is the currently the latest available Oreo but this method works for the future Oreo based latest security updates as well. We are going to use the Magisk root package to root your device, before we go ahead for the rooting process let us give you brief overview of the benefits of rooting.

Benefits of Rooting:

You can get more out of it’s decent hardware by rooting it with Magisk. The rooted device is more customizable as you can perform loads of modifications in system to enhance it’s usability and performance. In some cases you can over clock CPU performance via root, remove bloatware apps and in fact you can modify system files for better battery backup by disabling some CPU cores.

How to root SM-G930V Galaxy S7 Verizon on Android Oreo firmware

Before you begin:


Latest TWRP recovery must be installed on your device if you haven’t, just download TWRP recovery from here and follow instruction over here to flash it on your device.

Create a safe backup.

Now just follow a few remaining steps below to root Verizon S7 G930V on Oreo Android 8.0.

Steps to root Verizon S7 G930V on Oreo Android 8.0

Connect your phone to PC and move the downloaded on the storage of your device.

Now disconnect your phone from PC and boot it into recovery mode, follow this guide to see instructions if you don’t know how to do this.

Once in recovery mode, just Tap on ‘Install’ and choose the you copied above. Just swipe the bar to flash it right away.

Once the process is completed, simply reboot your phone.

On reboot your device will be rooted, to confirm download the root checker app from Google Play and perform a root check.


This way you can easily get root access on your device. The root process can be applied on any Android 8.0 Oreo based firmware, for example we have processed this root method on VRU4CRE5 firmware but you can also root on newer firmware updates as long as Android 8.0 figure is out there. It is always good to make a secure backup of your data before heading towards and flashing operation on your device.

That’s it! Enjoy the goodies of rooted firmware on your device. Don’t forget to share this guide with others.

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  1. You forgot to include your method for unlocking the bootloader in your instructions. TWRP and Magisk root both require and unlocked bootloader to install