Superuser privilege is quite easy to obtain at this moment, especially if the device is shipped with an unlocked bootloader. If you currently have a rooted phone, but now realize that you no longer require it, then you can unroot Galaxy S6 Edge and restore it to stock condition. Unrooting and back to stock is a common procedure when your device start to give you many issues after you do a lot of modifications on it.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is one of the new Samsung flagship phone released this year, just like the other flagship device, it comes with top hardware specs and innovative features. But there are some users who still want to get the most out of this phone by acquiring root access. One reason is to get additional features that are not provided by Samsung or the stock unmodified Android OS.
Although a rooted device has plenty of advantages over the stock unmodified device, but there are some built-in features and third-party apps that do not work on devices with superuser privileges due to security reason. This is probably one of the reasons why you want to unroot Galaxy S6 Edge, since the apps are more important than root access.
For those who want to restore the Galaxy S6 edge back to stock and unroot, here we provide a guide, since it’s a common procedure, so maybe you’ve done it before.
Here are the requirements you must meet:
- A computer with Windows OS (Win XP SP3 and newer).
- Grab and install an updated version of Galaxy S6 edge USB drivers on your computer.
- Get the most recent version of the Odin flash tool.
- Galaxy S6 edge stock firmware, download a firmware that matches with your specific model number. T-Mobile US (SM-G925T), for others model find out the firmware here.
- OEM USB cable that shipped with your phone.
- More than 60% battery indicator.
Restore to stock and unroot Samsung Galaxy S6 edge
- A firmware usually packed in zip format, you need to extract it first with 7zip or WinZip desktop app, the file should have ‘tar.md5’ file extension.
- Open the odin flash tool (Odin3_v3.**.*.exe), right-click the file and ‘Run as administrator’.
- Once popped, click the AP/PDA button in ‘File [Download]’ section and point to where you extract the firmware file (tar.md5).
- Look at the Option section on the left, make sure on ‘Auto Reboot’ and ‘F. Reset Time’ are checked.
- Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, then put it in Download mode.
- Connect the phone to the PC thru provided USB cable.
- Check out the Log/Message section, Odin should recognize your phone.
- Now hit the ‘Start’ button and the flash process will begin, it could take little longer depends on the firmware file size.
- When flashing done without any issues, Odin will show a PASS message. Your Galaxy S6 Edge should unrooted now and restored to stock condition.