How to Unroot any Samsung Device

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This guide will show you the steps to unroot your Samsung device. For the tech geeks out there, gaining administrative privileges by rooting their device via Magisk has always been their go-to choice. And why shouldn’t it be? After all, it gives you the ability to welcome abode tons of mods and tweaks including the likes of Magisk Modules, Viper4Android, and LSPosed Framework, overclock and underclock the CPU by flashing a custom kernel, and carry out a slew of other tweaks.

Moreover, tech enthusiasts are also aware of the fact of drawbacks accrued while rooting, with the failure of the SafetyNet and Play Integrity Tests being the two most concerning factors. But if we talk about Samsung devices, then these drawbacks are just the tip of the iceberg. There exists a plethora of additional caveats and issues that you might or rather will have to face in this rooted ecosystem.

Apart from the usual ones mentioned above [failing tests], the device also tends to undergo a reset and the Knox counter gets tripped resulting in numerous banking and payment apps not working along the expected lines. But the worst part is that most of the issues will still remain even if you go back to stock and relock the bootloader!

So truth be told, there’s not much to gain even if you unroot your Samsung device, it’s just that the negative effects of root will be slightly minimized in a non-rooted OS as opposed to a rooted one. So with that glimmer of hope, let’s make you aware of the steps to get this job done.

How to Unroot any Samsung Device

As opposed to other Android devices, simply doing a Complete Uninstall from Magisk wouldn’t get the job done. Likewise, you cannot just flash the stock AP via Odin, instead you’ll have to flash the entire firmware [AP, BL, CP, and CSC] via Odin and only then your device will be permanently unrooted.

Moreover, we will be using CSC instead of Home_CSC because a data wipe is a must. So please take a backup of all the data on your device and then let’s get started. Thedroidwin will not be held responsible if something happens to your data or device after performing the below steps.

STEP 1: Uninstall Magisk Modules

  1. To begin with, launch Magisk and go to Modules.
  2. Then turn off the toggle next to each of the modules.disable modules
  3. After that, tap on Remove under each of the modules.
  4. Now restart your device for the changes to take place.

STEP 2: Download Stock Firmware

Next up, you’ll have to download the same firmware that is currently installed on your device. If you are on the latest available firmware, then you could use both the Frija or SamFw. On the other hand, if you are on an older OS, then you’ll have to use the SamFW website because the Frija Tool only shows the latest firmware. So refer to our guide and get this job done right away: How to Download Samsung Stock Firmware [Frija and SamFW].

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Once you have downloaded the firmware, extract it anywhere on your PC. It will give you the AP, BL, CP, CSC, and Home CSC files.

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STEP 3: Boot to Download Mode

Your next course of action is to boot your device to Download Mode so that Odin is able to flash the resultant firmware files. So refer to the below steps and carry out the said task:

  1. To begin with, power off your device [unplug it from your PC as well if it is currently plugged in].
  2. Then press and hold Vol Up + Vol Down together and connect your device to the PC via a USB cable.
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  3. As soon as you see the Warning message on your device, release the pressed keys.
  4. Now press the Volume Up key once and your device will be booted to Download Mode.

STEP 4: Flash Firmware via Odin | Unroot Samsung

  1. First off, download and extract Odin on your PC.
  2. Then launch it via its EXE file and load the following files to it:
    • First off, click ‘BL‘ and load the BL firmware file.
    • Then click ‘AP‘ and load the magisk_patched.tar file.
    • After this, click ‘CP‘ and load the CP firmware file.
    • Finally, click ‘CSC‘ and load the CSC firmware file.
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  3. Once all the files have been loaded, go to the Options tab and check Auto Reboot.
  4. Finally, click Start to begin the process. Once done, you should get the PASS!‘ message.

That’s it. These were the steps to unroot your Samsung device via Magisk and Odin. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution as soon as possible.


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