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Possible to unroot?

Discussion in 'Droid Bionic Hacks' started by J5311, Sep 8, 2011.

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    i am wondering if it is possible to un root after rooting. my main concern is if i ever have to turn it in to verizon for repairs
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    I'm with you there!


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    I would like to know, too. I just picked up the phone. I want to root it just to get rid of all the bloatware, but I don't want to overstep so soon. Really, what I would like to do is root, uninstall the bloatware, then unroot. Is that possible, yet?
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    Yes, with this oneclickroot, you can also choose to unroot:

    Pete's Motorola Root Tools

    EDIT: I
    just unrooted because I started suddenly experiencing freeze-ups which required a battery pull each time. Unroot button fails unless you choose "temporary root" first and then click unroot.
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2011
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    Have you been able to confirm the freeze ups were due to root and therefore recommend not rooting?

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    Rooted mine and have not had any issues or freezes. Changed my boot animation which is the main reason I wanted to root right now.

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    I believe the freezing was from me messing around with SetCPU a little too much :). I would always recommend rooting, it is part of the greatness of Android :)

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    FWIW, the Droid 3 can be unrooted if you use the manual method, I'd be curious if the Bionic is the same.
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    No problems after rooting.
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    I rooted mine as soon as I got home.

    I had an issue with the screen and used superoneclick to unroot before taking it back and exchanging it.
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    So I messed up my phone a bit last night with SetCPU so I deleted my root apps and unrooted and everything is great again. BUT.... now the root tool can't root my phone again. Crap. Any ideas from anyone?

    EDIT: doing a factory reset to see if I can root after that.

    EDIT 2: The factory reset fixed it! Rooted again! Now I have to set everything up again :icon_evil:
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2011
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    Tip for Unrooting

    I kept getting an ADB connection error when trying to unroot. Solution: slide the unlock when the phone reboots in between steps. Worked like a charm when I did that.
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    I rooted, and wanted to verify unrooting would work. I had to slide the unlock between boots also for the unrooting. Now I can't get the phone to be rooted again, I keep getting an error at step 3 of 3.
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    Same thing happened to me, I had to factory reset to root again.
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    That's what I ended up doing also. I am now re-rooted after restoring to factory settings.
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    I rooted unrooted rooted again. When you unroot how do you get rid of Supuser app?
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    After unrooting, uninstall it like you would any other app.
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    That doesnt work wont let you uninstall tried it. Someone did say that if you go to applications you can uninstall it there.I just wanted to know in case I ever need tonsend my phone back or take in for repair. Thanks
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    Wish I would have known that before I did my factory reset. Oh well, now I know if I ever root again and need to unroot.
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