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How to Unroot Android Phone/ Tablet – Step by Step Guide


Rooting your android phone/ tablet has many advantages, where you have complete control over your memory, RAM and various other aspects important for your necessities. This process is also cost effective wherein you don’t have to buy a new phone only for more internal memory or RAM, which will enable you to play high-end games and have effective storage, saying goodbye to low memory alerts! Rooting also brings in few disadvantages which may not be an issue for most of you. Once you root the android phone, the warranty and services provided by the company are lost. So, if your phone is spoiled or broken within the warranty period you cannot claim for it, or you cannot even ask for a free Software update for your Android device.


Getting your phone repaired, or returning it to the store is often going to be a problem as well if you’ve already rooted the phone. Don’t worry about unrooting your android device. Learn how to unroot your rooted android phone or tablet with clear step by step guide.

Also learn: How to increase RAM of your Android Device

Methods to Unroot Android Phone / Tablet

Method 1: SuperSU App

Step1: Google Play Store

The google play store has directly provided you with a free app using which you can unroot your rooted android device. Go to the Google Play Store on your Android device and search for SuperSU App in the search box.

Step2: Install SuperSU App

Once you have searched for the app, click the install icon. Wait for the installation to complete.

Step3: Choose Full unroot

Open the SuperSU app on your android device and go to settings. Select the Full Unroot and wait for some time.

Note: This method will not work for all devices that were rooted without installing custom recovery.

Step4: Restart

Once its done, restart your android phone or tablet. It’ll be fully unrooted. You should also uninstall the SuperSU app from your unrooted android device.

Method2: OTA Rootkeeper App

Step1: Google Play Store

Simple open the Google Play Store and search for the OTA Rootkeeper App.

Step2: Install OTA Rootkeeper

Install the OTA Rootkeeper on to your rooted android device. Wait for the installation to complete.

Note: This method is temporary and can be used for purposes such as software updates or repairing your phone.

Step3: Click the Button marked “Temp. unroot (keeps backup)

Open the installed app and search for the icon marked Temp. unroot (keeps backup). Click it!
That’s it, your Android device is temporarily unrooted with backup. Whenever you want to root it back, click the “Restore Root”.

Also learn First Five Things with your Android Smartphone.


The above methods have been tested under the observation of experts. We recommend amateurs not to try them on their own. We are not responsible for your unsuccessful outcome using the above procedures. The article is purely for educational purpose.

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