How to Unroot Your Android Device

by Nely


Rooting is one of the best tasks to be performed with Android device since it helps us explore its true potential of it. It’s, however, not advisable to perform rooting for every mobile as the task is bit complicated and can damage your device potentially if not done properly. It is also worth mentioning here that any damage to the phone would be outside of the scope of the warranty since the tampering with the phone makes the warranty null and void.

We are sure that considering the risk involved you would not like to root your device and will continue your experience with Google. Rooting also obstructs the updating procedure of your phone also. Even after all that, there are a lot of people who root their phone and that are why a lot of tutorials are available on how to root your phone. But today we are dealing with on how to unroot your phone.

#1 Unroot by using SuperSu

It is a popular app to unroot the device. It has many features including the unrooting option. To unroot with help of SuperSU, open the app and click on Settings menu and tap on Full unroot. Just follow the instructions and SuperSu will take care of the things. Restart your device complete process and your phone will be unrooted.

# 2 Unroot by using an app

If you don’t want to use SuperSU there are some more options available to unroot your device. The only drawback is that these applications don’t seem to work well with every smartphone out there. It’s kind of a hit or misses. One of the most popular apps is universal unroot through which you can unroot your device easily. Unfortunately, it has so many shortcomings. If you are a new user, some of the devices from Samsung are incompatible with the app. However, purchasing this app will be a bit of a gamble as it costs $0.99 but that might be worth it if you don’t want to play around with your phone too much.

# 3 Unroot by using a file manager

You might think that rooting and unrooting is a complicated setup, but in reality, it is nothing but a bunch of files on your phone. You just need to delete them and your phone also be unrooted.

To do this, you will need a file manager with root access. One of the most popular to perform the action is ES File Explorer. Do remember to keep the root access on in settings menu

1. Access your device’s main drive and look for “system”. Select it, and then tap on “bin”. From there, delete “busy box” and “su”. By the way, these might not be there. If that is the case, move on to the next step.

2. Go back to the system folder and select “xbin”. If the files are there, go ahead and delete both “busybox” and “su”.

3. Go back to the system folder and select “app”.

4. Delete “superuser,apk”.

5. Restart the device and it will all be done.



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