Rooting Android devices is usually a good idea, as it unlocks a whole new world of possibilities for you. With root access, you get sideloading and the ability to customize your device just the way you want. However, while the positives outweigh the negatives, some problems do exist. To get out of these scenarios, or simply to make sure your device’s warranty isn’t nullified, at times there is no option but to revert to the phone’s factory settings. If you have just bought Samsung’s latest flagship device, your first instinct might have been to root it. For anyone who is regretting that decision though, it is pretty easy to unroot Galaxy S6. Read on to find out how you can do this.
Anyone who has read our guide to hard reboot Samsung Galaxy S6 is sure to know that this device is really easy to use when it comes to rooting, or flashing custom ROMs. The same holds true for unrooting Galaxy S6. The option to do so is built-in with SuperSU, and it only takes a few taps to get everything done.
- Rooting an Android device installs an app named SuperSU on it. To unroot Galaxy S6, open this app.
- Locate the option marked ‘Cleanup’ within the SuperSU settings.
- Within Cleanup, there is a clearly labeled unroot option. Go for ‘Full Unroot’ to make sure no vestiges of root access are left behind on your Galaxy S6.
- SuperSU displays a notification, confirming if you really want to unroot your device. Just hit ‘Continue’ and you are done. The app might restart your device to finish the process, which shouldn’t alarm you.
You now have an unrooted Samsung Galaxy S6, which won’t keep any traces of its former root access.
With the S6, the rooting process has become really simple. Previously, users had to uninstall custom ROMs and revert to the stock ROM before they could attempt anything like we have described above. So, if you haven’t rooted your device yet, go ahead and give it a shot since now you know that unrooting the Galaxy S6 is so easy if things don’t go according to plan.