How to unroot?


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  1. EVO-DROID

    EVO-DROID Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Ok so I rooted my phone. Basically did it to see what it was like. I have nothing but issues. It is very sluggish and programs have been freezing.

    So how do I unroot?
     

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  2. Sprockethead

    Sprockethead Well-Known Member

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    I'm trying to find out myself. I'm a n00b trying to learn and I think "unrooting" would be a good learning experience.

    From what I understand, you just have to follow the same procedure, but with the correct zip file in the root folder.

    Do you know where to get the correct file?
     
  3. DougFunny

    DougFunny Well-Known Member

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    Just do a factory reset or if you did it with unrevoked you can just uninstall the apk
     
  4. Sprockethead

    Sprockethead Well-Known Member

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    A factory reset will unroot the phone? Just want to make absolutely sure.
     
  5. DougFunny

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    I'm not positive but i belive that it should.
     
  6. plmiller0905

    plmiller0905 Well-Known Member

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    Please post back if factory reset indeed unroot your phone. I've been trying to unroot using RUU and everytime it hangs on the HTC boot screen.
     
  7. EVO-DROID

    EVO-DROID Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    What if I just did the update from sprint? I know they say you will "never" be able to root, but its just a matter of time.

    Factory reset does not work. I downloaded the RUU and ran it how it was explained and I get an error half way through saying it cant read the phone because its not connected to the usb?
     
  8. EVO-DROID

    EVO-DROID Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Ok guys how do I unroot, I have tried everything that I come across and nothing is working, I keep getting errors. Can someone please help here.
     
  9. arozer

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    Download the stock rom (unrooted) flash it on there.
     
  10. Sprockethead

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    What is the name of the unrooted stock rom? Is it PC31IMG.zip?
     
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    Roman G. No-Posting Probation

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    CRPercodani OFWGKTA VIP Member

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    And if you get the 30% battery error then you need to manually put your phone into bootloader mode by powering on while holding vol down then choose reboot bootloader then run the RUU exe.
     
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  13. zeiroe

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    Here's a writeup I made on how to unroot the EVO. If all you did was run the unrevoked reflash desktop app, then hopefully my writeup will work good for you.

    If i'm in the wrong by posting a link to my blog then mods please delete. I wont be butt hurt ... Just thought I could help. ;)

    How to unroot your EVO 4G |
     

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