Rooting on Android is quite common nowadays amongst Android users, well rooting isn’t bad after all cause once your android device gets rooted, you’ll get to enjoy some features and also carryout tweaks, and most of them can’t be carried out on non rooted android device. Rooting can sometimes be boring, but how can you unroot a rooted android device? Well here is a tutorial on How To Easily Unroot Rooted Android device, so follow up to know more.
Before you go ahead rooting your android device, its advisable to know more about rooting before one proceeds into doing stuffs that could get our device damaged, and rooting is now much easier nowadays and when i say easy, you can now root your Android device without PC, there are tons of apps that offers rooting without pc but doesn’t work for all os and all android phones. A rooted android device will stop getting OTA updates i.e if there is any system update for your device, you won’t receive it, and even if you do, you won’t be able to update while you’re rooted and this could lead to your android device entering recovery mode.
So to avoid that, you will need to unroot first, and to unroot has different methods, all the methods will be listed here, and if one doesn’t work for you, others will.
How to Easily Unroot Rooted Android Device
Some of the methods here are very easy and wouldn’t take much of your time when carrying them out, all you need to do is get some apps installed and you will need pc for some as well, but overall its very easy methods and straight forward as well.
Method 1. Unroot Using SuperSU App
Step 1. Supersu is a popular app on its on, if you don’t have it, you need to download it from any external source or download via play store, you can download via the app badge shown below.
Step 2. Now launch the supersu app and switch to the settings tab, now scroll down till you see full unroot option, you need to click on it.
Step 3. Once you have clicked on the full unroot, now you need to click on the confirmation button for the unroot process to proceed, once done you must restart your device, then after reboot, use root checker to check your device root status.
Method 2. Using KingoRoot
KingoRoot is one of the advanced rooting client for android users and it can be downloaded on both android devices and windows pc, but to unroot an android device, you’ll need to unroot using a pc for it, the steps to unroot via kingoroot are shown below.
Step 1. You need to download and install android adb driver on your pc, and also download the kingoroot software and install immediately, enable usb debugging mode on your android device via developer options, once done launch the kingoroot software and connect your android device to your pc.
Step 2. Once your device gets detected, you will see 2 options showing on your screen, one says root and the other says remove root, click on remove root.
Step 3. After clicking on remove root, wait till it gets completed, and once you see remove root succeed, it means your device is now unrooted, now restart your android device, then confirm root removal with root checker app.
Method 3. Using ES File Explorer
Es file explorer is a powerful tool on its own, and as we all know its arguably the best on android device and it offers a lot of features to android users, you can use it for many purpose, and it also allows root options, with it you can delete root on your android device, the steps to unroot with es file explorer is shown below.
Step 1. If you have es file explorer installed on your android device, then no need to download again, but if you don’t you can download from google play store.
Step 2. Now launch the app, once launched you need to click on the menu button, under menu, scroll down to where you see Tools, then under tools click on Root Explorer to turn it on
Step 3. Grant root access in case it pop up after turning on root explorer, this will let you perform task which can be done with root permission, now you need to find your android device root folder which is displayed as ‘/’.
Step 4. While in the root folder, you need to find and locate ‘System’ | ‘Bin’, from there you’ll need to locate the ‘busybox’ and ‘su’ files and delete them.
Step 5. Now you need to navigate back to ‘/’ and open the ‘app’ folder. From there, delete superuser.apk, once done with that, you need to restart your android device, after rebooting is completed, now check root status with root checker to confirm if it works.
These are the best possible methods you can get when it comes to unrooting a rooted android device, hope you find this article very helpful, and if you need any guidance you can leave us a comment, we will get back to you as soon as possible.