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If one roots an Android device (smartphone), what happens when Factory data reset is performed after that? Will the device remain rooted?

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It depends on what you mean by resetting the phone:

  1. A Full wipe / factory reset using the recovery system will not remove root. You flashed root into the /system/ partition, so it isn't going anywhere if you just wipe the data from the device.
  2. Re-installing official firmware will remove root (e.g., re-flashing a stock ROM)

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