How to Fix DRK issues and restore IMEI on Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

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The Samsung Galaxy S7  and S7 edge sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with PDAF (phase detection autofocus), an f/2.0 aperture with EIS & OIS and dual-tone LED flash. The 16-megapixel front camera sports an 84-degree wide angle lens..It comes with 3400 mAh battery capacity which can last for more than a day with mixed usage. It comes with dash charge which charges your smartphone fast

Many users are complainting DRK issues and restore IMEI on Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.Donot worry guy’s there is a method to prevent to it.How to Fix DRK issues and restore IMEI on Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

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Prerequisites

  1. A copy of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Stock Firmware saved on your computer.
  2. Make sure you have enabled OEM Unlock and USB Debugging from the Developers option of your Galaxy S7/S7 Edge.
  3. Remember to download all the files listed in the “Downloads” section below.
  4. A USB Cable for connecting your device to PC.
  5. Make sure your device is rooted.
  6. Don’t forget to backup the EFS partition of your device.

Download tools to fix DRK and to restore IMEI on Galaxy S7 (Edge)

Below are some of the models of S7/S7 Edge with the links to download Combination Firmware:

1.Galaxy S7 International [G930F/FD] – (Mirror)
2.Galaxy S7 Edge International [G935F/FD] – (Mirror)
3.Galaxy S7 Canada [G930W8] – (Mirror)
4.Galaxy S7 Edge Canada [G935W8] – (Mirror)

5.Download Root Browser

How to fix DRK and restore IMEI on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

We can install this Combination Firmware (Factory Binary) using 2 methods. We will explain each of them here in a detailed manner.

Method 1

  • Download all the files from the above “Downloads” section. Extract the .rar file and place it in a folder on your desktop.
  • Switch off your Galaxy S7/S7 Edge and press Power+Volume Down+Home button together to boot into the download mode of your device.
  • Connect your device to PC.
  • After downloading Odin from the above link and extracting it, launch it on your desktop.
  • Click on “AP” button and select the combination firmware you downloaded from the above link.
  • Click on Start.

Note: If you are getting any errors while flashing the firmware, make sure you have downloaded the correct one from the link above. If you are still getting errors after cross-checking the firmware, then delete the “.md5” from the end of the file name and retry.

  • After the combination file is flashed, you will be prompted to reboot your device. Reboot your S7/S7 Edge.
  • When the rebooting is finished, press “IME” button at the bottom of the screen and check for your IMEI number by typing *#06#.
  • Now, flash the stock firmware of your device which you downloaded earlier in a similar manner.

That’s it! You have successfully restored the IMEI of your Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge. If you still can’t see your IMEI number, that means your EFS partition is damaged. In that case, you need to follow Method 2 described below.

Method 2

  • Make sure your Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge is rooted. If it is not, then simply download the CF Auto Root firmware of your specific model number and flash it in Odin. You can then use the Root Checker app to check the root status of your device.
  • Make sure you have a backup of your EFS Partition on your desktop. If you still haven’t made the backup, then you can do so by using this app.
  • Download “Root Browser” from the “Downloads” section on your device.
  • Open Root Browser app on your device.
  • Head to the /efs folder located in the root of the device.
  • In the /efs folderdelete everything except “FactoryApp” and “prov_data” folders.
  • Do a Full Reboot of your device.
  • Switch off your Galaxy S7/S7 Edge and press Power+Volume Down+Home button together to boot into the download mode of your device.
  • Connect your device to PC.
  • Launch Odin.
  • Click on “AP” button and select the combination firmware you downloaded from the above link.
  • Click on Start.

Note: If you are getting any errors while flashing the firmware, make sure you have downloaded the correct one from the link above. If you are still getting errors after cross-checking the firmware, then delete the “.md5” from the end of the file name and retry.

  • After the combination file is flashed, you will be prompted to reboot your device. Reboot your S7/S7 Edge.
  • When the rebooting is finished, press “IME” button at the bottom of the screen and check for your IMEI number by typing *#06#.
  • Now, flash the stock firmware of your device which you downloaded earlier in a similar manner.

That’s it! You have successfully restored the IMEI of your Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge.

 

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