How to Permanently Unroot Android Phone Without Computer [2019]


Rooting your Android Phone or tablet gives you many interesting features such as - Improving battery life, Blocking Ads, removing bloatware e.t.c

But, what of a condition where you would like to remove root access from your phone or tablet and you are nowhere close to a PC or doesn't know how to go about it.

In this guide, we've listed some of the simple and easy to understand methods to Unroot your Android Devices yourself without damaging or bricking your phone and they work for popular Android, tablets and phablets.


Reason for Unrooting?


Rooting is something old android users find as the number 1 thing to do whenever they get an android phone but as it is always said whatever that has advantage has its own disadvantage".

Rooting allows malicious apps to steal information from your phone without users consent.

So, if in any case, you're unrooting your device; it should be for any of these reasons:


  1. Users Choice
  2. Virus/Malware
  3. Fairly Used Device
  4. To Get Back Warranty
  5. OTA Update

HOW TO UNROOT ANDROID/TABLET WITHOUT PC


1. FACTORY RESET


 Luckily, most devices rooted in king-root, Kingoroot and similar software will lose its root privileges once a full factory reset is performed on the device.

All you need to do is 
➧ Backup your phone completely using Wondershare.
➧ Remove SD card, 



↻ Perform a full factory reset and then install root checker app to confirm that the root privileges are no longer there.

2. UNROOT USING SUPERSU APP


For every rooted device, they'll always be the presence of SuperUser access management tool in likes of SuperSu, Kinguser, Kingmaster, or SuperUser depending on the rooting method.

⇨ To un-root, via this method, all you need to do is locate the SuperUser access management app ⏭ Navigate to Settings ⏭ Click the Unroot Option.

E.G for SuperSu Users


⏯ Locate the SuperSu App and Launch it
⏯ Navigate to SettingsClean up { You will find the Full Unroot Option / Remove Root Permission}



⏭ Tap the option and wait for the unrooting process to complete
⏭ Install the Root Checker App to check if your device no longer has root access.

E.G for Kinguser App


⏭ Launch the Kinguser App ⇾ Navigate to Settings 
⏭ Locate and click the "Remove Root Permission" Button
⏭ Tap on the Clear button to complete unroot
⏭ Install the Root Checker App to check if your device no longer has root access.

3. UNROOTING VIA ROOT FILE MANAGERS


There are a lot of file managers that allows you to access system files such as X-plore, Es File Explorer, Root Browser e.t.c

All you need to do is install any of them and follow the steps as shown below:

⏭ After Installing any of the root file managers(X-Plore Recommended) ⟶ Launch it and click on the slash(/) button {root/}
⏭ Click the 3 Icons at the top right-hand side ➛ Configuration ➛ Tick the Show hidden files box.



⏭ Navigate to System ➝ Find the Bin Folder



⏭ Select all files named 'SU' and delete by holding continuously on it and clicking on delete from the given options. {There may not be an "SU" option there depending on how you rooted your android phone.}
⏭ Now, Navigate to "Xbin" folder in the same system Folder and delete the "SU" files found there.
⏭ In the APP Section under the System folder, locate and delete the SuperUser.apk file.
Reboot your device
⏭ Install the Root Checker App to check if your device no longer has root access.


4. UNROOTING VIA GINGER UNROOT OR UNIVERSAL UNROOT APP


Ginger and universal unroot app is made perfectly for Android running on version 4.4.2 and lower, it is a perfect definition of what unroot is.

All you need to do is buy the app and use accordingly as being illustrated on the apps page.

[DOWNLOAD GINGER UNROOT APP]
[DOWNLOAD UNIVERSAL UNROOT APP]


5. UNROOTING VIA OTA UPDATE


Most devices allow the over-the-air update on rooted devices. therefore, accepting and installing the update if done successfully will automatically unroot the device.

So, it is advisable to uninstall the SuperUser Access Management tool after a successful OTA Update.

Navigate to Settings > About Phone > Updates > Check for Updates to see latest update.

If your devices don't support updates on altered OEM software, kindly use other alternatives to unroot your device.


6. RESTORING YOUR PREVIOUS BACKUP


There might be possibilities that you've backed up your data before carrying out the rooting option with SIMPLE ADB BACKUP which has been proven to be the best way to backup your device before rooting.

If by any chance you've backed it up then you can go ahead and simply restore the full backup in recovery mode to loose rooting privileges.


SUMMARIZING: 

Well, you've seen 6 easy methods to unroot your android/tablet device without a computer. Have you been able to unroot your device or are you still having root issues?

Please, we would love to hear from you and don't forget to share this page on your favourite social media platforms and with friends who might need help unrooting their Android Phones.

READ ALSO > How to Share VPN Connection over WiFi Hot-Spot on Android and PC


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