Rooting opens the door to advanced functionality on any Android device. With this, you can enjoy several new features and tweaks others might not have. But what if you need to unroot your phone?
Maybe you want to unroot for security reasons or maybe you just don't need root for your favorite tweaks anymore, or perhaps you're trying to sell your device or get warranty service, or you might just want to download an update. Whatever your reasons are, unrooting isn't that difficult.
Here are 4 most effective apps you can use to unroot your Android device.
#1. Unrooting with SuperSU
SuperSU is a must-have app if your need to unroot your Android phone or tablet. This free root management app can be downloaded from Google Play Store. Here are the steps you need to follow.
Step 1. As soon as you launch the app, you automatically grant it the root access.
Step 2. You'll now find Settings tab. Scroll down to Full unroot> Tap it.
Step 3. You'll be now prompted to allow completely unroot your device. Click on Continue and SuperSU will close automatically.
Step 4. Your Android device should now be unrooted.
#2. Universal Unroot App
This is another app that lets you to completely unroot your Android device. The app is a paid one priced at Rs. 65.44. It can be downloaded here.
Step 1. This app has the self-explanatory unrooting option. Once you launch the app, you'll be prompted to access permission along with a Unroot option below.
Step 2. Once you click on the option, you need to confirm as the process is permanent.
Step 3. Your phone should be unrooted now.
#3. Manually Unroot with ES File Explorer
ES File Explorer is a free file manager app on the Play Store. Although it is a manual approach, this method guarantees you a full unroot as it's only used to delete system apps.
Nevertheless, it's worth trying if the prior two solutions haven't worked.
Step 1. Go to 'system' from the main directory> find Bin> Now search for 'busybox' and 'su' folders.
Step 2. If the folders are there, delete them.
Step 3. Go back by clicking on '/' > open 'app' folder.
Step 4. Delete 'superuser.apk' and then reboot your Android device.
Step 5. Your phone should be unrooted now.