How to unroot your Android phone?

Unroot Android

Rooting an Android smartphone give it its true potential and its one of the best thing about Android smartphones that they can be rooted. The process may not be for everyone as it is a complicated process and it can also harm your device and it will also void the warranty of the smartphone. So, if you want to unroot your device and be safe. Rooting also gets in the way of your device updates over the air. Also, if you want to sell your smartphone then many buyers out there want the best and out of the box experience. So, root also de-values your smartphone price too.

Well, there are many tutorials to root your Android device but today I will be showing you how you can unroot your Android device and make it like new.

Using SuperSu App:

A popular tool for managing rooted devices is SuperSU and it has a lot of features and among those features, there is also a feature by which you can unroot your Android device. SuperSU app is available for free on Google Play Store.



  1. All you have to do is open the SuperSU app from your home screen.
  2. Then go to the Settings tab of the app.
  3. Scroll down a bit and look for Full Unroot.
  4. Follow the instructions that will be shown and after that let it do its thing.
  5. After the process is completed, reboot your phone and your device will be back to original condition and unrooted.

Using SuperSU app is quite easy and of all the processes to unroot your device, this is one of the easiest methods.

Using Any File Manager:

Root might seem that their might some really complicated steps but it is really a few files on your device’s storage. So, removing those files from your device will also make your device unrooted.

This method requires any file manager with root access. An example of such file manager is ES File Explorer(you will have to turn on root access from the settings).

Es File Manager


  1. Open the file manager and in the device storage, look for the system folder. Tap on it then from in there, tap on the bin.
  2. There you may find busybox and su. Delete both of them.
  3. If you aren’t able to find these files then go back to the system folder and select xbin. If you find the files then delete both busybox and su files.
  4. After you delete the files, go back and from the system, folder head into app folder.
  5. From there, delete Superuser.apk.
  6. Now, after deleting the file, reboot your device and then your device will be good as new and unrooted.

This is the second method by which you easily unroot your Android device using any File Manager.

Restoring the device to Original Firmware:

The best way to take the phone back to original state and unroot is by restoring it to the original firmware. This method will work regardless of your device, kernel or anything else. Giving you a tutorial on how you can restore might be a long thing so, you will have to do a bit of research depending on your device. You will have to download some specific software on your PC, firmware files and also use the USB Debugging mode.

After you restore your device to the latest firmware then it will be unrooted and it is the best method to unroot your device.


So, that is it, folks. Now you know how you can easily unroot device and save it from being harmed. Rooting is for developers and hackers especially and is not for everyone so, unrooting is the best for you.

So, have you tried out any methods from these? Which method do you think is easiest and safest of all. Well, the easiest option is using SuperSu app but the safest option is restoring to the original firmware so, everything starts fresh and clean. Do you know any other method than these? Let me know in the comments below.

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Written by Ehtisham Rehman

Ehtisham was first inspired by technology when he read about iPhone 5 and from that day He became a tech enthusiast and is now running this website. New technology every day inspires him and he loves to write about technology.

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