How to Unroot An Android Device Manually

It may sound crazy but trust me; it’s really thrilling one. Unrooting any Android device manually will not only teach you how a device can be rooted but also which thing is used to delete the system apps too. Using various apps, many people can unroot Android devices within few minutes. Have you ever tries the same thing manually right from the file manager of your device?

The probable answer will be a big “No.” But after knowing the fact that unrooting an Android device manually is not only an easy task but also so much interesting, you may give the birth of a quest of knowing the manual unrooting process.

How to unroot Android devices manually

The first step to unroot a device is to know whether we actually can unroot that or not.

I personally want to mention some points here so that you guys don’t have any issue after initiating the process.

The device you want to unroot must have Android 4.0 or higher version as the OS; otherwise, the entire process will go in vein. So make sure that the device is compatible with the process.

Using ES File Explorer

ES File Explorer is a free file managing app for the Android system. Anyone can install it for free of cost from Google Play Store. It’s a very interesting file manager because it allows deleting the system apps and restores all of those using some tricks as well.

Let’s focus on the methods of unrooting the device using this simple file manager app- ES explorer.

How to unroot an Android device using file manager app?

Let me tell you the step by step guide for unrooting an Android device. Follow the steps one by one and let us know whether you have any problem implementing the process.

Step by step process to unroot an Android device

Let’s start over here-

  • Open the “Google Play Store” and search “ES File Explorer” there. Once you have found that. Tap on that to install on your device.
  • Let that be installed and wait till it’s completely installed. Once it’s done, reboot the entire system.
  • Go through the ES file explorer and scroll down to the tools and turn the root explorer ON. You will be asked to accept the root options and enable root. You can avoid those by tapping “/”.
  • Now it’s time to go into the main directory. Go into the “system” > “Bin” and search the “busybox” there. In that folder, try to find the “SU” folder.

Note: Sometimes the folder can’t be found in some devices but if found then delete those immediately.

  • Go back by using “/” and open the “App” folder. Then delete the “superuser.apk, ” and the very next step is to reboot the device.

Now you are done! You have successfully unrooted the device. To verify use any popular root checker app available in Google Play Store. If see your device unrooted than congratulation. You unrooted your device without taking any help from any pro. If you want to thank us then please share this post with your friends. That would be a big thanks for us.

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