Unroot to update?

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I'm very new to all this root stuff. My husband actually rooted my phone for me. I'm just wondering if I need to unroot my phone to install the DL09 update? I can download the update but the install fails. Sorry if this is a ridiculous question. And thanks in advance for any help.

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You need to unroot first. If you deleted any preinstalled apps, you'll need to find them and re-install them as well to do an OTA update.

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Awesome thank you so much for the response! I didn't delete any stock apps, so I'm good there. What about the apps I installed that work only with root? Can they just sit on my phone until I can reroot? Or do I need to uninstall them as well?

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You're welcome! They should be fine. If not (unlikely), uninstall them and re-install them after you root again. I don't see them being an issue though. Kudos for not deleting them! :)

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Good deal. You've been a tremendous help! Thanks again for the info. :)

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How do you unroot the phone? I froze some of my apps so I will thaw them before trying the update again.

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How did you root?

How do you unroot the phone? I froze some of my apps so I will thaw them before trying the update again.

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My phone was rooted and it updated just fine. I did have to re-root afterwards though.

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Yeah that's weird. My coworker rooted his SGS and has stock rom and didn't deleted anything. He got the update and it updated just fine. But now he is unrooted.
 

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You need to unroot first. If you deleted any preinstalled apps, you'll need to find them and re-install them as well to do an OTA update.

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I didn't reinstall my uninstalled bloatware but I did unroot before applying DL09 successfully. After updating to DL09, z4root no longer worked for me but "1-click" did the job.

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Good deal. You've been a tremendous help! Thanks again for the info. :)

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FYI, you do not need to reinstall apps. I didn't and all went perfectly. The bloatware was there again after updating to DL09 though. I just rooted after update and removed bloatware again.

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