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How to Unroot Galaxy Note 5 (for Sprint and T-Mobile Users)

However, you’re done playing with the root and custom ROMs on your Galaxy Note 5 or you need to sell the device and get it back to stock Android firmware? Regardless of the reason, it’s pretty easy to unroot your device and usually involves flashing the stock firmware from the manufacturer onto the device get it back to an out-of-box state.

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Unroot Galaxy Note 5

Below I have mentioned some of the reasons for to unroot Galaxy Note 5 (for Sprint and T-Mobile Users) are:

  • Sending in the device for warranty (most, but not all unrooting procedures reinstate the manufacturer warranty if you had one before rooting).
  • Starting over (simply undoing everything you did while rooted so you can have a clean slate to start over).
  • Fix any issues (Maybe rooting messed something up? No problem, unrooting will take care of it for you).

Are ready to follow the steps to get unrooted with the Stock firmware? Here’s how to unroot Galaxy Note 5 (for Sprint and T-Mobile Users): 

Things to do

1. Before following this method, you should have rooted your device with install SuperSU. Follow the guide to Root your Note 5.

2. This procedure requires you to have a Windows based PC to put some of the file externally to the device in order to get the stock ROM.

3. You should have the Samsung USB drivers. If you don’t, install them first.

4. This should wipe off all the data stored on your device. So it’s recommended to backup anything that is important for you.

5. This procedure only works for the the T-Mobile (N920T) and Sprint (N920P) variants of the Galaxy Note. You should not try this on any other device or you’ll brick it. To ensure the model number of the device, just go to the device’s settings and tap ‘About Phone’.

Files to Download

How to Unroot Galaxy Note 5 (for Sprint and T-Mobile Users)

  1. Extract files from both Odin and Stock ROM over to your desktop by right-clicking on each of them and selecting Extract here.
  2. Launch Odin by double-clicking on its executable file.
  3. When the Odin opens, click on PDA and select Stock ROM available on your desktop. It’s the extracted stock ROM file that you’re supposed to select and not the archive itself.
  4. Uncheck Repartition in the Odin.
  5. Checkmark both the options that say Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time.
  6. Turn off your device.
  7. Turn your device back on in download mode by holding down Volume DOWN, Home, and Power buttons together for a few seconds.
  8. Hit Volume UP when you’re prompted.
  9. Your device should now be in download mode.
  10. Connect your device to your PC using a USB cable.
  11. Click on Start in the Odin and it’ll start flashing stock ROM on your device.
  12. Wait for the Odin to install stock ROM on your device.
  13. When the Odin’s done flashing ROM, your device should automatically reboot.
  14. All set! You are now running stock firmware on your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and have unrooted it.

Let me know if this worked for you in the comments below!