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How to Unroot Huawei Mate 9 and get Stock Android back


In the earlier post, we had covered the step by step guide to root the Huawei Mate 9, if you too have followed the process and rooted it and now want to get rid of root access on your device, this tutorial might help unroot Huawei Mate 9 and get the stock unrooted Android back to the device.

How to Root Huawei Mate 9

unroot Huawei Mate 9

By unrooting a device means there will be no root access to play around with the pre-installed apps, flashing of any custom ROMs or any apps that require root access to get in your phone. Unrooting is a simple method of downloading and installing the stock firmware by following the steps which we have mentioned down the line, go through it carefully.

How to Unroot Huawei Mate 9 and get Stock Android back

Things to be done

  1. Before proceeding, make sure you have rooted Huawei Mate 9, else follow the link to get rooted.
  2. Taking a complete device back is mandatory.
  3. The listed model users can only unroot their device following this method: MHA-L09C432B126 and MHA-L29C432B126.

Files to Download

  • Stock ROM (Download the file matching your device’s model from the 1st post)

Unroot Huawei Mate 9

  1. Download and extract the files from the above link on your PC.
  2. Connect your smartphone to your PC via a USB cable and create a folder named “dload” on your SD Card.
  3. Transfer update.app from the extracted folder to the one your created on your SD card.
  4. Now remove your device from your PC and turn off the device.
  5. To turn on the device in update mode, press Volume Up, Volume Down, and Power buttons together for a few seconds.
  6. The device will automatically start updating itself using the file you copied to it in one of the above steps.
  7. Once done, reboot the device.