If you have the rooted Samsung Galaxy S 4 i9500, i9505 android smartphone and want to unroot / unbrick your Galaxy S4 with Stock ROM. Yes it is possible, the process is simple and doesn’t take so much time. With the help of below guide you can unroot your Galaxy S4 and remove root completely so your phone is back to completely stock. The below mention guide will work on all Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 & GT-I9505 device, so don’t bother to try it on other devices.
This guide is helpful to all those users who want to send there phone back to your carrier/Samsung from repair. But for this you FIRST need to reset your binary counter. You can do this with the Helps of Triangle Away Android Application, Run the Triangle Away application on your device before uprooting the device to to reset your binary counter. Currently the Triangle Away app supports the Galaxy S4 GT-i9505, Currently it DOES NOT support the GT-i9500!
IMPORTANT NOTE: Follow this guide at your own risk. HowToRootMobile.com won’t be responsible in case your device gets damaged in any other way during the process.
Before unrooting your Samsung Galaxy S 4 i9500, i9505 follow the below mention steps on your Samsung Galaxy S4 android phone and install the latest drivers on your Windows PC to Follow the belwo mention guide, without these drivers you can’t unroot your device properly.
a) Take the Full Backup of your device with these application. So if you lost some of your data in the root process, then you can easily restore them from your backup file.
b) Enable USB debugging mode on your device, read the guide here how to enable USB debugging mode.
After these changes and driver installation on your PC, Follow this guide carefully and step by step to UnRoot your Samsung Galaxy S 4 i9500, i9505. The guide is simple and easy to use and we tested this guide on our Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 and it works fine without any problem.
How to Unroot/Unbrick Samsung Galaxy S 4 i9500, i9505
Step 1. Download the ODIN application on your computer and extract the Folder on your desktop, you have to use this application to unroot your device.
Step 2. Now you have Download the Latest Stock Official Firmware of Your Device. Download Samsung Galaxy S 4 i9500 Firmware and Download Samsung Galaxy S 4 i9505 firmware from here. Or You can find the firmware for your device from Sammobile.com. And extract the Folder on your desktop and you will get the “Home.tar” file on your desktop. You have to flash this file on your device with the help of ODIN>
Step 3. Turn of your Samsung Galaxy S 4 and enter in Download Mode, To do this hold down Volume Down, Center Home, and Power buttons together for about 5 seconds. When you see the warning screen, let go of all buttons then hit the Volume Up button to enter ODIN Download mode.
Step 4. Now your Samsung Galaxy S 4 is in download mode, connect you device with the computer via USB cable and run the ODIN application. Now from the ODIN application screen, click on pda (in odin) and choose the file “Home.tar” and check “Auto Reboot” and “F. Reset Time” options and make sure that “Re-Partition” is unchecked.
Step 5. Click the Start button and Wait for Android to boot.
Step 6. The process will take few minutes to complete. Your phone will restart (First boot will take a longer time so don’t panic)
Once the device is rebooted successfully, now your device is unrooted and you are now on stock Android. Hope you like the Guide for more update like our Facebook page here.
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