How to Unroot Android Phone

You can unroot your Android device in many ways. In this post, we will see 2 simple ways to unroot an Android phone.

The first method is using SuperSU app and the second method is unrooting manually.

I recommend you to take a full backup of your data before unroot. Let's get started.

Unroot Android Phone

1

SuperSU

  • Open the SuperSU app.
  • Click on "Settings" tab.
  • Scroll down and under the cleanup section, you can find the option “Full unroot”.
  • Tap on "Full unroot" option. Tap continue on the confirmation message.
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  • Reboot your device. After your device booted up, uninstall the SuperSU app from your phone.

That’s it. Your device is successfully unrooted.

2

Manual Unrooting

We can unroot Android manually by using ES File Explorer and here are the steps:

  • Open the ES File Explorer.
  • Navigate to the /system/bin.
  • Search for the file named su. If you find it, then delete the file. If you don’t find the su file, then proceed to the next step.
  • Navigate to /system/xbin.
  • Find the su file and delete it.
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  • Navigate to /system/app.
  • Find the superuser.apk file and delete it.
  • Reboot your Android phone.

That’s it. Your device should be unrooted.

I hope that you’ve successfully unrooted your Android phone. Check your Android device with the Root Check app to ensure that your device is fully unrooted or not.

See: How to Add Recycle Bin to Android

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