How to Unroot Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge with Stock Firmware! - Page 2

If you ever screw up your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge while rooting or installing custom ROMs, there’s an easy way to “unroot” and re-install stock firmware your phone came with.

There are situations where this can come in handy such as if you are going to re-sell it on eBay, return the phone for warranty, or want to simply update to the latest stock firmware on a rooted phone.

Now, this unroot method ERASES EVERYTHING ON YOUR PHONE! SO MAKE A BACKUP BACKUP BACKUP BEFORE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS!  YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!!

Step 1. Go to Settings->About device and check the model number of your Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge and take a note of it, write it down somewhere.

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Step 2. Power off your phone then hold down Volume Down, Center Home, and Power buttons together for about 5 seconds until you see a warning screen like below:

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Step 3. Hit Volume Up key to put it into ODIN download mode then connect a micro-USB cable from your phone to your Windows computer.  We highly recommend you to use Windows but if you don’t have one/can’t borrow one, you can run Windows on top of VMWare instead.

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Step 4. Download ODIN, Samsung USB Drivers, and firmware model for your S7 or S7 Edge.

Download:

 

Download ODIN

Download Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge Drivers for Windows

Download stock firmware for Galaxy S7

OR

Download stock firmware for Galaxy S7 Edge

Unzip both the ODIN and stock firmware zip files.

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3 Responses

  1. jay says:

    my unrooting is failing odin keeps saying failed

  2. hellfireblitz says:

    I’m having the same problem. Unrooting is ending in a fail.

  1. April 4, 2017

    […] Q: How do I go back to stock and get Samsung Pay working again? A: You can unroot using ODIN and stock firmware.  […]

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