"Superuser Permission": how to uninstall/delete forever?


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  1. Komodo Rogue

    Komodo Rogue Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Hello, first post!

    So for the past year I have been using a blackberry bold 9700. At the time when I bought the phone, AT&T didn't have any really appealing android offers. Anyway, the captivate came out, and it seemed like finally there was a good, high end android phone for my carrier, despite AT&T's usual bloatware BS. So I went onto craigslist and found some dude who was willing to sell his captivate for 200 bucks + my bold 9700 (side question, was that an OK deal? I feel like a little less money would have been fair). So we met traded, I'm finally on android, I love the phone, but there is one problem.

    There is an application on the phone called superuser permissions that I can't delete. I found out it's a program used for rooting. Even though I plan to root my phone eventually, I don't want to root it yet (I'll wait until froyo is released for my phone), and I would rather just root it myself and know what I did to my phone, if that makes any sense.

    To make matters a little trickier, I use a mac. I can transfer files between my phone and my computer by going into usb debugging, but the samsung only has drivers that work with Windows... I don't know if that's a problem or not but I just thought I'd mention it.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
     

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  2. jonbonazza

    jonbonazza Well-Known Member

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    Lol The SuperUser app is not able to be deleted. Why? Because it is required for the use of a rooted phone. With this said, the only way you can even have this app is if your phone is already rooted. Surprise, you have a rooted Captivate. Have a ball. ;)
     
  3. Komodo Rogue

    Komodo Rogue Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thanks for the response, and yeah I figured it was rooted once I found out what the application was for, but still, how do I get rid of the app/unroot it? (perhaps this question would be better addressed in the rooting forum).

    I really want to get the phone unrooted and back onto the preinstalled OS settings until I get the Froyo update over the air, because I doubt I can update OTA through the wireless update button on a rooted phone right? Especially with AT&T. And when I do root, I want to use the captivate root + lag fix guide that someone posted on here, not this superuser permission thing.

    I know these questions might seem weird because usually if someone rooted a phone they probably know how to remove the application and unroot it, but if you read my first post, see that I traded this phone with someone through craigslist and they neglected to tell me that it was rooted.

    Thanks for any help!
     
  4. Szadzik

    Szadzik Well-Known Member

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    I am moving this to the Captivate forum.
     
  5. andygu3

    andygu3 Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure if you wait for the 2.2 update, your phone will then be unrooted by applying the update.

    If you can't wait til then, find a way to run the ruu for your phone
     
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  7. Komodo Rogue

    Komodo Rogue Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    andygu3, crimsonpride, THANKS!

    also andygu3 really I can just wait until the ota update is available, install that, and it'll unroot itself and delete the app for me?? That's awesome, I assumed instead it would check to see if the phone is rooted and then block me from updating.

    Thanks guys, most appreciated.
     
  8. MKaz

    MKaz New Member

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    I did the one click root/unroot, but it didn't seem to uninstall the superuser icon.

    Is there something i'm missing?
     
  9. MikeyMike01

    MikeyMike01 Well-Known Member

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    You could try Odin3 to go back to how the phone was out of the box.
     
  10. AKA_Rizzo

    AKA_Rizzo Well-Known Member

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    Re download Ryanza's OCLF from the market place, Unroot your phone which is an option you can click once and done.

    S.U.P. will disappear.

    Then uninstall the OCLF.
     
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  11. Propfrwrd

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    I'm in the same boat...

    Rogers said I can exchange my shut-down prone phone, but I can't get rid of Superuser.

    So far:

    - I've unrooted, rerooted and unrooted
    - downloaded and tried the OCLF with reroot, with no luck...
     
  12. krishnaraj208

    krishnaraj208 New Member

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    its very simple. download link2sdcard app from play store. insede that app it will list all of the aps which have been installed.to uninstall super user: select superuser > action > convert to mobil app > then again action > uninstall
     

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