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Old June 5th, 2011, 06:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Can I unroot

Is this at all possible? (yet)

Still having issues with 3g speeds and just want to preform some troubleshooting.

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remove su from /system/bin and you're good to go
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remove su from /system/bin and you're good to go
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mount -o remount,rw -t rfs /dev/stl12 /system
rm -f /system/bin/su
rm -f /system/xbin
rm -f /system/app Superuser.apk


type those into terminal emulator, it will remove all traces of root
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Yes thank you shabbypenguin and Interdpth for your quick response really appreciate all your teams work
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Old June 7th, 2011, 12:53 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Were you able to alleviate your 3g problem BLUE?
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Im not sure what kind of issues Blue was having, but when I got mine rooted. I noticed that dl'ing apps from the market was taking FOREVER. So I ran 4 different speedtest.net tests and my avg for the 4 tests was something like 118/150 with a max of ~180/220. I couldnt figure out what the issue was, so I unrooted mine (thank you shabby!!) and ran a few more speedtests with them being 550/350 and 351/185 for the first two.

For whatever reason, having the phone rooted slowed the shit out of mine. Only things that I did was install a few root app, remove bloatware.

Might try again tomorrow, maybe it was just an iffy rootjob.
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im still confused on how to un root (noob
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im still confused on how to un root (noob
Download a terminal emulator then try.

When i tried the command
mount -o remount,rw -t rfs /dev/stl12 /system
doesn't seem to work (operation not permitted)
and i cannot delete su because its read only.

Any other suggestions on unrooting?
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mount -o remount,rw -t rfs /dev/stl12 /system
rm -f /system/bin/su
rm -f /system/xbin
rm -f /system/app Superuser.apk


type those into terminal emulator, it will remove all traces of root

Removing root is giving me a bit of a problem. Not sure why but this is what it says when I type in the first command.



Usage: mount [-r] [-w] [-o options] [-t type] device directory

Any ideas why?
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mount -o remount,rw -t rfs /dev/stl12 /system
rm -f /system/bin/su
rm -f /system/xbin
rm -f /system/app Superuser.apk


type those into terminal emulator, it will remove all traces of root
Had Da Same Problem Un-rooting... With A Lil Playing Around I Got It Removed...
Jus Type Mount in terminal emulator 1st. Then Type Remount rw . Which Changes The System Permissions To Read & Write. Then I Removed Each File & Folder Listed Above With Root Explorer... Or Yo Can Use The Rm Commands Above. Both Work... Root Gone... Rebooted Phone... Also Noticed That /dev/stl12 /system Wasn't Located Anywhere On My Phone Maybe A Typo.... I DUnnO! Hope This Helps Out...
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Is there anyone who can post a video of how they can successfully unroot usinf=g this process please, im very confused, it keeps saying operation not permitted and permission denied.... this would help thanks!
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Download a terminal emulator then try.

When i tried the command
mount -o remount,rw -t rfs /dev/stl12 /system
doesn't seem to work (operation not permitted)
and i cannot delete su because its read only.

Any other suggestions on unrooting?
I'm having the same issue. Can anyoneshare some guidance? Thanks!!
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A fix to ShabbyMods coding above (props to him)

Type in your terminal emulator:

1) su

2) mount

3) remount rw

4) rm /system/bin/su

5) rm /system/app/Superuser.apk

This worked for me perfectly and I hope it does for you as well. TIP: I removed -f in the code and removed the rm /system/xbin as you will have root removed all the way after a reboot from doing step 1-5.
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you can use odin multi download. thats how i did it but that wont fix your 3g. i got mines to work but idk how. i was playing around with the dial menus. i noticed the settings for browser were blank and some other ones i dont remember.
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You can use the Multi Odin as a fix but to do a solid removal of root, I would highly recommend anyone to do it manually.
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You can use the Multi Odin as a fix but to do a solid removal of root, I would highly recommend anyone to do it manually.
If you use odin and stock unrooted, that is exactly as the phone came from the store.
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A fix to ShabbyMods coding above (props to him)

Type in your terminal emulator:

1) su

2) mount

3) remount rw

4) rm /system/bin/su

5) rm /system/app/Superuser.apk

This worked for me perfectly and I hope it does for you as well. TIP: I removed -f in the code and removed the rm /system/xbin as you will have root removed all the way after a reboot from doing step 1-5.

step 3 did not work for me said remount not found and ideas
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Old September 18th, 2012, 03:52 PM   #19 (permalink)
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step 3 did not work for me said remount not found and ideas
You can just use Odin and flash it back to an unrooted state.

Or

Use a root file explorer, mount /system as rw, then:
1 delete superuser.apk from /system/app

2 install super user from market (so it's a user app, the root explorer may not work without it, but the system is already mounted rw)

3. Delete su binary (in system/bin)

4. Uninstall superuser

5. reboot
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On second thought, just flash this:

http://db.tt/WvOvBTLW

It should do everything for you
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