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

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.

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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