How to root Samsung Galaxy J3 2016

If you have a Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 Smartphone & you want to root to do more with your device, then I have a very simple method for you. That is the SuperSU root exploit. With the SuperSU root exploit, you can easily root your Galaxy J3 2016 just in a few seconds. Rooting of your Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 Smartphone will remove the restrictions and unlock your device, so that you can customize your device as you want. But before performing the rooting procedure, you need to install the latest custom recovery image like CWM or TWRP recovery on your handset to unlock your device. The custom recovery image is required as this is an unofficial procedure and hence to root your handset using the third party app (here is the SuperSU root exploit).

Before starting the rooting process, you need to go through the step-by step guide below properly as being an unofficial firmware, rooting your J3 2016 will lose the warranty of your device and might end up with any unpleasant situation like brick or bug for which we will not take any responsibility. So proceed only if you are ready to take the responsibility yourself.


  • A Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 model SM-J320H/ DS
  • One PC pre-installed with Samsung USB drivers so that your device can connect to your PC.
  • An original USB cable.
  • At least 60% battery left to avoid unexpected device shut down.
  • Enable the USB Debugging option in your Samsung Galaxy J3 2016.
  • Disable any antivirus program you run on both your device and your computer.

Steps to Root Samsung Galaxy J3 2016

  • At first download the SuperSU root exploit  and the boot image from here for your Galaxy J3 2016 & save both files on your desktop. Do not unzip them.
  • Next, connect your device to your PC via USB & transfer the root exploit package and boot image to your handset.
  • Unplug your device from your PC and power off your J3 2016 and then put it into recovery mode by pressing and holding the Power, Volume Up and Home buttons at the same time for a few seconds. Then, press the Volume Down to boot in the recovery after appearing a warning.
  • In the recovery menu,  select “wipe data factory reset”, “wipe cache partition” and “wipe dalvik cache” to make a wipe
  • Then tap on Install to load the SuperSU package and flash this file.
  • Then, repeat the step to install the boot image.
  • Once finished, go back to the Recovery mode menu and reboot your device from there.

That’s all! Now your Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 has been successfully rooted with the SuperSU root kernel. In case you face any issues in the rooting process, feel free to ping us back in comment section. We shall try to find out some solution for you.