Galaxy S6 and S6 both are the latest flagship smartphone of Samsung with a very high and strong hardware specification along with one step latest firmware Android 5.x Lollipop ROM. Most users of these devices have rooted their device to enhance the performance of their devices and to make it customized according to their will, also some user willing the restore their devices to the stock and factory status, for selling their device or for sending it back to the carrier. If you are one of that and you want to Unroot Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge any variant then study this guide. This guide will allow you to easily restore your Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge back to factory settings and restore it to stock status, by this guide you become able to Unroot Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge and make it like the day you purchased it.
This guide will Unroot Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge all variants including T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, US Cellular, International, Korean, Canadian, and China.
Disclaimer: The tutorial can be used to Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge any variant, don’t use it for any other models, also keep in mind Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge will completely remove: any custom ROM, custom Recovery (TWRP/CWM) and will Restores your phone back to factory settings.
- Take a proper and complete backup of all data on your device
- Your Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge should be at least 70% charge
- Install Samsung USB driver on your PC [Click here]
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your phone go to [Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging]
- Download Latest version Odin3 zip on your computer and Extract it [Click here]
- Download stock firmware for your specific model of Galaxy S6 from this page and extract it on your computer [Page Link]
- Download stock firmware for your specific model of Galaxy S6 Edge from this page and extract it on your computer [Page Link]
Steps to Unroot Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge any variant
Step-1: Turn Off your Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, and Run Odin3.exe from already downloaded and extracted Odin3 folder on your computer.
Step-2: Enter your S6 or S6 Edge into Downloading Mode, [press and hold the volume down+ home button+ Power button] all the same time while your phone is OFF. After you see the warning text, Press Volume up to continue
Step-3: Now plug your device via USB cable to your computer. While Odin tool is open on your PC
Step-4: Now Odin will detect your phone and the ID:COM turns blue on the left upper corner of Odin3. If doesn’t then re-install Samsung USB drivers correctly and restart your PC.
Step-5: Now click on “AP” button on Odin screen and locate the .md5 file on extracted stock firmware folder, and load it.
- And confirm that only Auto Reboot and Reset Time options are checked.
Step-6: Then click on “Start” button on Odin3 window to start flashing the stock firmware on your Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge.
Step-7: Now you will see the progress on Odin window, wait for about 10 minutes, and finally you will see PASS text on Odin3. And your device will reboot automatically.
Step-8: After boot up power off your phone again, and boot into Downloading Mode.
Step-9: On download mode perform “wipe data/factory reset” and then select “Yes” and also perform “wipe cache partition“.
Step-10: Now form download mode select “reboot system now” to reboot your phone in normal mode.
You’re done! This was how to Unroot Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, now you can send back your device to carrier for any services on warranty period.
Cheers! Unroot Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge successful.
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