How to install TWRP recovery and root Galaxy A7 2017

Follow our guide to install official TWRP recovery and root Galaxy A7 2017 on it. Finally official TWRP recovery build has been released for Galaxy A7 2017 and we have managed to put together a brief and easiest process to root Galaxy A7 2017 and install TWRP recovery on it.

After flashing TWRP recovery on your device, it will allow you to install loads of custom ROMs on your Galaxy A7 2017, you can flash LineageOS 14.1 ROM, Resurrection Remix or any AOSP ROM on your device.

Rooting your device helps you in performing modifications in system, including flashing Xposed framework, substratum theme engine or any system related changing. Just read the instruction below to root Galaxy A7 2017 and install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A7 2017.

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How to root Galaxy A7 2017 and install TWRP recovery


Rooting your device voids warranty so think twice before leaving for the process and don’t proceed ahead if you have no idea what you are about to do.

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There is no direct root method available yet so first we need to flash TWRP recovery to flash Magisk zip that allows us to obtain root access on our device.


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Necessary downloads:

Download official TWRP recovery for Galaxy A7 2017. Link

Download Magisk

Download Odin v3.13.1 zip and unpack it on any convenient location on your PC.

Process to flash TWRP recovery on Galaxy A7 2017

Step 1: Open the folder where you have unpacked the Odin.exe above and open it by double click.

You will see the Odin screen like this (as shown above).

Step 2: Now Turn Off your device completely and boot it into Download Mode, if you don’t know how to do that, just follow this guide to see the process.

Step 3: Once in Download Mode, now you need to connect your device to PC via USB cable.

In the Odin interface, You will notice the ID:COM box on the top left will turn blue (as shown).

Step 4: Now click the AP button in Odin and it will ask you the location of TWRP recovery .tar file that needs to be installed. Just give it the path to the file and Click OK.

Step 5: It will load the TWRP recovery tar file and once it is done with it, simply press the Start button to start the flashing process.

Wait for the process to complete.

That’s all about the process to install TWRP recovery on Galaxy A7 2017 via Odin. As you have successfully installed twrp recovery on your device, now process ahead for the rooting process.

Process to root Galaxy A7 2017 with Magisk

Step 1: Reboot your phone and connect it to PC then move the downloaded Magisk 17.2 zip to the device storage.

Step 2: Once done with the copying stuff, boot it into recovery mode, here is the guide to do that.

Step 3: Once in recovery mode, tap on ‘Install’ and choose the ‘Magisk 17.2 zip’ you transferred earlier and confirm on the next screen.

Wait for the process to complete and reboot your device when the process is completed.

That’s it! You have successfully installed TWRP recovery and rooted Galaxy A7 2017. If you are facing any issue in the whole guide just let us know by typing your query in the comment below or personally drop us an email at

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