TWRP on Galaxy S7 Edge

Install Android 12 ROM and TWRP on Galaxy S7 Edge

Today, you will learn the steps to get the TWRP Recovery and as well as the Android 12 ROM onto your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. We are thankful for its awesome design, Galaxy S7 Edge managed to ‘edge’ out both its counterpart- the regular S7 & its Plus variant. With similar lines, the device offers Android 6 out of the box & gets its share of dual Android upgrades. In case you guys are in the stock environment, your device probably is running the Android 8.0 Oreo yet.

Well, guys! Let’s start with the steps in order to install TWRP Recovery & the Android 12 ROM onto your device.

Get Android 12 ROM & TWRP on Galaxy S7 Edge

Enable USB Debugging & OEM Unlocking

We are starting our guide first of all, by enabling USB Debugging & OEM Unlocking on your device. It will make the device recognizable by the computer in ADB mode. This permits you to boot your device in order to Download Mode. Otherwise, OEM Unlocking is needed to conduct the bootloader unlocking process.

First of all, you have to head to Settings > About Phone > Software Info > Tap on Build Number 7 Times > You have to head back to Settings > then go to the Developer Options > Enable USB Debugging & OEM Unlock.

Get Android 12 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Below are the features that are working in this ROM. 

What’s Working

  • Wifi
  • Sound
  • mali drivers
  • USB tethering
  • HW Backed Video Playback
  • Ril (Mobile data, calls, SMS, and stuff)
  • Sensors
  • Buttons
  • Bluetooth
  • Wifi HotSpot
  • MTP
  • 2D and 3D GPU acceleration
  • HW encoding/decoding
  • HWcomposer (HWC)
  • Charging with the device powered off
  • Stuff I didn’t test yet
  • Camera
  • GPS
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Mobicore
  • SW codecs

Download Android 12 ROM

Download Android 12 GApps

Whether you like to have the Google Apps Services & Frameworks on the device, also install the GApps package

Boot Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to Download Mode

Boot the device to the Download Mode so that Odin recognizes the device. When that happens, we will flash the TWRP Recovery using Odin & then the Android 12 ROM via the recovery. Therefore, press & hold the Power, Volume Down, and Home keys together & you guys will be taken to a Warning Screen. Hit the Volume Up key in order to boot your device to Download Mode. 

Also see: Install Android 12 ROM and TWRP on Galaxy S8/S8 Plus

Install TWRP on Galaxy S7 Edge via Odin

  • First of all, you have to connect the device to your PC by using a USB cable.
  • Download the official TWRP for your device from the below-mentioned link:

TWRP for Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos) (hero2lte)

  • Download Odin & extract it to any convenient location on your Personal Computer.
  • Double click on the Odin3_v3.14.4 EXE file to set up the tool.
  • Head to its Options tab & you have to uncheck Auto-Reboot.
  • Tap on the AP button, go to the twrp.tar file & choose it.
  • Tap on the Start button & wait for the flashing to complete.
  • When the process is finished, Odin will alert you of the same using the Pass message.

Format Data on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge via TWRP

  1. The device will boot to Download Mode. Press & hold the Power, Volume Down, & Home keys to force restart it.
  2. Whilst it is booting up, you have to press & hold the Power, Volume Up, & Home keys. It will boot to TWRP Recovery.
  3. Head to the Wipe section, click on Format Data.
  4. You have to write YES in the space provided & click on the checkmark just located at the bottom right.
  5. Well, guys when that is done, again head to Wipe & click on Advanced Wipe.
  6. Choose Dalvik, System, Data, Cache partitions & do a right swipe to clear these partitions.

Download Android 12 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

  1. Head to the Install section of TWRP.
  2. Choose the LineageOS 19 ZIP file & right swipe to flash it.
  3. Once completed,  head to Install. Opt to the GApps ZIP file and perform a right swipe to flash it.
  4. Restart your device to the newly installed OS by heading to Reboot > System.

That’s it!

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