Some users who have root access (superuser privileges) on their gadgets, faced the problem of removing superuser privileges. Let’s find out how to remove root access.
Root privileges allow you to gain access to important system files, give the possibility to modify them at your sole discretion. Administrator access may be needed if you want to crack some games or programs.
We suggest that you think about removing superuser rights if you encounter one of the following problems:
You can remove root access from your Android phone in several ways:
You can use your computer in order to cross-flash your device. All firmware versions of Android operating system (custom or official) don’t have root access. This means that changing or updating firmware will help get rid of superuser rights.
For more information about how to update Android, read our article Android firmware — instructions, firmware versions.
Also on our website in the section “Firmware, updates and news about Android» you will find useful tips on firmware specifically for your smart device model.
Removal of root access via computer is a time-consuming process. You can make it easier and remove root rights from your gadget with a special program, without using a PC.
Deleting root permissions (or root rights) can be done using the SuperSU software, which is available in the Play Market.
A restart may take a while, don’t get scared. After your device is restarted, it will no longer have ROOT-rights.
A large number of explorers allow you to view system folders of Android.
Some of the most popular:
Select one of them and get an opportunity to view system folders on your Android device. Install it, if you have not done so already.
We recommend that you reset the system to the factory settings after removing superuser rights. After you remove root access from your Android smart device, some system problems may arise. If you do not want to immediately reset the device, keep an eye on your gadget for a while, and if the fears are confirmed, then reset it.
After reading the article, you won’t have any more questions about removing superuser rights. Follow the instructions carefully, without skipping the steps in order to perform the de-installation of the root rights correctly.
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