Questions tagged [unrooting]

Reversal of the rooting process, usually with the intention of returning a device to as close to an unmodified factory state as possible.

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Soft bricked my Samsung Galaxy j2 Prime. I need help!

First of all, I must clarify I'm not tech savy, I have some really basic knowledge but it's the same as nothing. I will do however try to follow up. The problem: I followed this guide on how to ...
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Problems with long term rooting of phone, data loss and OS updates

I'm in the market for a new phone. I use a specific app for internal use that requires the phone to be rooted (or use a MediaTek chipset but they are mostly used in low end-phones and I want a medium-/...
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what are effects of factory reset while in rooted condition of mobile

Question : what are effects of factory reset while in rooted condition of mobile In my lyf water 7 mobile device having 16gb internal memory and 2 gb ram and 64gb external sd card I had first factory ...
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Which root method is safe and can be unrooted easily safely without aftermarks

Question Which root method is safe and can be unrooted easily safely without aftermarks I want to root my mobile lyf water 7 and change modify settings of PM set install location and if it works ...
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How can unlock the bootloader on the Honor 8C without unlock code?

The article describes how to unlock bootloader on honor-8c. https://www.techdroidtips.com/honor-8c-unlock-bootloader/ The last step is And now to apply for your Honor 8C unlock code, fill in the ...
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Is my used phone rooted? What threats can I be at risk of? What can I do about it?

I bought a used phone (Samsung Note 8) and soon began to suspect something wasn't right. I would often have to re-enter my password from lock screen, as if it had rebooted and other small oddities. ...
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How do i remove the root app(?)?

I have a Samsung galaxy S7 that i rooted, but i want to unroot it because an app i need doesn't allow root. I followed this tutorial when rooting my phone: https://www.youtube.com/watchv=CEI75gZWUtc ...
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Will linked moved apps to sd card through link2sd works after unrooted mobile?

Will linked moved apps to sd card through link2sd works after unrooted mobile? I want to move my apps to external sd card of my android 6.0 mobile it has option of formatting sd card to internal ...
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Pegasus (spyware) - What is the point of unroot android device?

There are a few things that I think make the unroot android phone meaningless: Every year a new version of Android comes to market that unroot android phones can not have. It has recently been ...
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Temporary rooting of android device

Recently, I was wondering if rooting needs to be a binary choice - root or no root. Can I have a phone that is unrooted, but for specific tasks, I temporarily root it, or temporarily get some ...
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Run Workspace One Hub on a Non-Root version of Android VM on Android Phone?

I want to run VMWare's Workspace One Hub inside of a virtual machine on my Android (Pixel 5) device. I have tried Parallel Spaces and VMOS and I can install Hub fine but when I try to set up my ...
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Can i root samsung, change boot image and then unroot for the updates to come back?

I want to change my boot image, dont ask why. So I read a few stuff about how to do this and the only way is to root my phone but this comes with loads of disadvantages like no more updates. My ...
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Im concerned about my android phone

So i just recently got a new phone. Android - LG K51 - however after running a root checker it says my phone has two available android versions. Android 9.0 and Android 10.0. Ive checked and the ...
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Is it possible that I unrooted my device after changing the build.prop?

I had rooted my device, I have Titanium Backup, Superuser, and ES File Explorer. I changed the android version, phone model and sdk version in the build.prop file. Now I can't open any app other than ...
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Unlocked bootloader with OEM locked inside system in Oneplus3. HELP?

I have a OnePlus3 device which was rooted(TWRP + magisk + stock rom). But as new rom was buggy, i install old stock rom + stock recovery without root. After installing by mistake i lock OEM from the ...
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Need help LOCKING a Moto G6 XT1925-13 after restoring stock OS

I had semi-bricked / soft-bricked my Motorola Moto G6 smartphone as explained here: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Moto-G6-Moto-G6-Plus-Moto-G6-Play/Need-help-unbricking-a-Moto-G6-XT1925-13-and-...
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Rooting/unrooting my device under warranty

A couple of weeks ago I bought one of those indestructible type of phone, from a manufacturer that also produces excavators and whose name starts with a C and ends with AT. In the terms and ...
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SU binary exists, but not executeable (no error while executing from terminal, just empty)

My friend is having a little problem with his phone where he can't update or use banking software on it because of root even though he has never rooted it and root checkers gave me mixed results, some ...
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Why can I still not receive OTA updates after flashing stock firmware on my Moto G7?

After purchasing a Motorola Moto G7, I rooted it using TWRP and Magisk. After a few months of having it rooted, I decided to undo the process in order to restore the ability to receive OTA updates. ...
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Root to set a battery limit and unroot again?

I dont have any practical experience with rooting my phone. There is one thing that's been bugging me for a very long time: I need to be able to set a charging limit on my Pixel 2 since I dont feel ...
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update Android 6.0 to Android 8.0 on my RCA Galileo Pro 2 in 1

I would like to update from Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) to Android 8.0 (Oreo) on my RCA Galileo Pro 2 in 1, this model is RCT6513W87 it has a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor+, with WiFi and Bluetooth. I ...
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How to update the software of an unrooted device? (Error Message)

My device is recently unrooted, so I decided to update the software of my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3V (SM-T116BU) but this error message (The operating system on your device is modified in an unauthorized ...
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How does rooting and unrooting work? [duplicate]

How does rooting work? What kind of code/programs the manufacturers don't want to install in the phones (so that people have to root)? Why? Can it be unrooted too? Thanks in advance.
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Root and unroot Cat S41

Does anyone knows how to root then unroot this device? I've just installed Termux emulator but I am not able to run some commands. The terminal's output comes with a "Permission denied" issue. I've ...
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Cannot reach fastboot from Recovery Mode

Beforehand: Sorry for asking. I was sure this wasn't duplicate. I have made myself a soft brick. The story: used kingoroot or something similar, then was too much in a rush hitting the "yes, please, ...
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How can an app know that my phone has been rooted?

I changed my bank and it seems that the only possible way of accessing their online website is having installed an app called "tan2go dkb". I've read that it is not possible to use it with a rooted ...
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Android device ID while unrooting phone

If I perform below steps, I root Android phone, From third party apps available on Play Store, I change 16 digit Android device id(Let say from aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa to bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb) And then again ...
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Unroot Galaxy Note 5 SM-N902i (XSA Australia) with Heimdall - "System UI has stopped"

I am running a linux machine and trying to unroot my Galaxy Note 5. I've downloaded the lastest firmware from sammobile: N920IDVU4CRG1_N920IXSA4CRG1_XSA.zip which extracts to: boot.img cache.img cm....
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Bad root on Galaxy S7 needs unrooting

So I'm not sure exactly what happened, but Dr. Fone by Wondershare seems to have messed up my root. I'm on a Galaxy S7, Android 7.0 with Nougat. My phone is acting like it's rooted (VoLTE icon and "...
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Please help! What should I do before unrooting?

I accidentally deleted my Photo Album in Gallery, unfortunately I never backup any of my photos. I tried to recover my photos using Android Recovery Data Software but required rooting. Not sure what ...
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Rooting Android phone 2nd Attempt

I rooted my smartphone Huawei Honor Bee five days ago, after a successful root, I uninstalled some unnecessary system apps. then I unrooted it successfully. Question: If I attempt to root the ...
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How did the WhatsApp support team knows I have a rooted phone?

I emailed WhatsApp support team, via the built in Help feature. It automatically generated a ticket which I emailed in. Seems that they have "detected" that my phone is rooted, and they do not ...
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Is it safe to use OTA update while rooted with TWRP

I have a Lenovo Tab 2 A7-10 F, in which I have installed TWRP and rooted with SuperSu. Recently it notified me of an OTA update: T2_A7_10F_S000057_160701_ROW But I am not sure if I should install ...
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Rooting introduced adware; how to get rid of that (if needed including unroot)?

I have Lenovo Android tablet and I rooted using Kingo root. After rooting my device I started getting unwanted ads. So I unrooted the device using some Google references. But still I'm getting the ...
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S-helth in my Samsung Note 5 'none rooted' android 7.0 Nougat, is not working

S-helth in my Samsung Note 5 'none rooted' android 7.0 Nougat, is not working, I tired so many methods... but no use my phone is not rooted, but I get following message every time I open s-helth, that ...
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Android Boot loop causes

Greeting fellow enthusiasts My daughter(device) is an asus zenfone c. And She has already been rooted. The other day, i've downloaded a game which tell me that the game can't be played on a rooted ...
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TeamWin “No OS Installed” Android Nexus 5

I lost my phone in Peru and had to downgrade to my old Nexus 5. It was rooted so I couldn't update the OS. In trying to unroot it, I [somehow] deleted the OS, and now the phone won't boot. I get to ...
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Unroot phone without root access

I remember rooting my LG G3 like two years ago with Stump Root. Now I don't use root anymore. My bank app doesn't work because my phone is rooted. Now I want to remove root from my phone. I found out ...
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What are the problems of rooting device?

I want to root my android device (Samsung Galaxy On7, 6.0 Marshmallow) to move my inbuilt apps to sd card to free up space. I'm doing this as per this site: http://techgage.com/article/...
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Hello everyone I want to unroot my phone I has buy this phone YU YU phoria 5010A and I got it rooted can anyone help

My phone is rooted by apps called super Su plz help me my play store didn't open
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HTC Desire 820 dual sim root failed

I tried to root my mobile phone HTC desire 820 Dual sim. I unlocked boot loader, flashed TWRP2.8 but none of Super SU could root my phone (Android version 6.0.1). Recently been to HTC service center ...
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Broken device after uninstalling King Root

I uninstalled the King Root app after rooting my phone. Now my system isn't working correctly. Symptoms: When going in Settings->Storage it says "System Used : 16.00GB" (All my storage). I do not ...
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How to find the right ROM to unbrick device

I forgot to enable the OEM unlock while rooting a Galaxy Tab A 280 following the guide at XDA-developers. Now the phone is only displaying a FRP error on boot and shuts down again. Download mode is ...
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How do I lock my bootloader again?

I tried to root my Moto G3; but I was unsuccessful. Now my phones boots with this warning.                   ...
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Banking app detects previous root

I have a Sony xperia Z (C6603). A while back I rooted the device but then later I did a factory reset and unrooted it. Sadly I have forgotten exactly what software I used for rooting/unrooting. Now ...
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How to unroot automatically rooted mobile?

My question is ambiguous because I am new for Android and I have no idea about how to root Android. But my phone suddenly say rooted device. Actually I was not try to my phone make root. Or never try ...
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Recover pattern lock of moto g3 marshmallow (unrooted phone) gesture.key (permission denied for removing, backup, copy etc.)

I have an unrooted phone. It has facial recognition so I am able to unlock it and use. I need to recover my pattern. I have tried copying, backing up, removing gesture.key but permission is denied( no ...
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Can't remove Half-root caused by KingoRoot

I have a Huawei Y536A1 with Android 4.4.3 which I attempted to root with KingoRoot but it ended up giving me a half-root after testing it with the Freedom app. I tried uninstalling it using the ...
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How to safely unroot my Lenovo K3 Note?

I've rooted my Lenovo K3 Note using SuperSU, now due to some reasons I need to unroot my cellphone. How do I do that?
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How to check if a phone is rooted from a PC

I am trying to find a fast way to see if an android phone is rooted or not. I know you can use root checker app but due to numbers of phones it is far too slow to install and use. I am looking for a ...