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How To Root Galaxy J2 2018 (SM-J250F, SM-J250G) On Nougat 7.1.1?

As you may all know the budget king (J Series) from the Koreans are a hit in the Asian markets already. Among them the Samsung Galaxy J2 2018 SM-J250F and Galaxy J2 2018 Ph Sepco SM-J250G are very popular which comes with decent specs but at a very budget price. Currently they are updated to the latest Android Nougat 7.1.1 firmware, so today we are going to realize rooting this duo with the popular CF AutoRoot method running on the same firmware version.

This is the most stable method when compared to the ready made one click apps which are very unreliable in performance and comes with a lot of unwanted “spies”.

Once again let me confirm that this method is compatible only on Galaxy J2 2018 SM-J250F and Galaxy J2 2018 Ph Sepco SM-J250G running on Android Nougat 7.1.1 firmware.

Please note that you need to take a backup of your complete files on your phone memory, just a precaution for worst case scenario. Also please keep in mind that the rooting will void your warranty. is not liable for any damage caused as a result of this tutorial.

If you are unfamiliar with the CF Autoroot method,

In concise the rooting procedure consists of mainly 5 steps;

  1. Making backup of your phone memory to an external storage
  2. Enabling OEM Unlock and USB Debugging
  3. Downloading the root files
  4. Entering into the download mode
  5. Starting the rooting procedure with the Odin application on your desktop computer.

It looks like now you have an idea on the rooting procedures. So lets proceed with the rooting steps in the order listed above.

Steps To Root Galaxy J2 2018 SM-J250F and Galaxy J2 2018 Ph Sepco SM-J250G on Nougat 7.1.1

1. First please download the necessary files from the below given links (please report broken download links using the comment option at the end of this tutorial).

2. Once downloaded please extract it to your Computer desktop. You can check the below screenshot to cross check on the extracted contents.

3. Now enable ‘USB debugging mode” on your phone. Please follow the below tutorial to enable USB Debugging.

4. Once USB debugging is enabled please enable the OEM unlock. Please check the below tutorial to get an idea on the procedure.

5. Once done please switch of your phone and enter it into “Download mode“.

To enter into download mode press and hold the“Vol Down”+”Home”+”Power” buttons at the same time until you see the warning screen. When you get the warning screen please press “Vol up” to continue and enter into the download mode.

You may also try the below given download mode tutorials for detailed instruction on entering into the download mode.

Once done please instal the Samsung USB drivers for your phone (please google for the drivers) and install it if not done already.

6. Now open the “image” folder (from the earlier downloaded files) and you will see a file named “image.tar.md5” like shown in the screenshot below.

7. Now go back to the main folder and you will see contents like in the below screenshot.

8. Once you are in the main folder please open the “tools” folder and run the “Odin.exe” file from there.

Double click the file to run it and you will get the Odin application opened as shown in the screenshot below. Now connect your phone using the USB data cable to your PC. If the connection was successful you will get an added message in the “Odin” app.

Now click the “AP” button and select the “image.tar.md5” file you found in the “image” folder (mentioned in step no: 6). When done please click the “Start” button in the Odin app to initiate the rooting process.

The odin rooting procedure is all automated so no user intervention is needed once it’s started so sit back and relax. When it’s finished your Galaxy J2 will reboot, also you will get a “Pass” message from the Odin app.

That’s it guys, please don’t forget to like/share in the social networking sites if this tutorial was helpful.

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