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[Q] How do I remove CWM and unroot my phone?

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16th March 2014, 04:53 PM   |  #1  
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I installed the following CWM:
forums.techdiscussion.in/showthread.php/1382-How-to-install-ClockWorkMod-Recovery-in-Samsung-Galaxy-Y-S5360-Easiest-Method

and rooted it. Is there anyway I can do both these tasks? I've not installed Cyanogenmod or anything like that
16th March 2014, 05:13 PM   |  #2  
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you dont remove cwm

cwm is a recovery and there are two types

1 - tempory cwm - this is a zip file you flash in stock recovery to get to cwm recovery - You need to flash this zip every time you enter stock recovery in order to get to cwm

2 - perminant cwm - you replace your stock kernel with a custom kernel that replaces stock recovery with cwm recovery - therefore you no longer have stock recovery as it has been perminantly replaced by cwm



in order to go back to stock recovery you need to flash a kernel that has stock recovery instead of cwm recovery build in



with the root there are unroot zips - just do a search



to kill two birds with one stone you could just flash stock rom via odin - this will wipe everything from the phone and put it back to day you first switched it on - therefore it will have stock kernel which has stock recovery and it wont be rooted
16th March 2014, 05:16 PM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by emmpii

I installed the following CWM:
forums.techdiscussion.in/showthread.php/1382-How-to-install-ClockWorkMod-Recovery-in-Samsung-Galaxy-Y-S5360-Easiest-Method

and rooted it. Is there anyway I can do both these tasks? I've not installed Cyanogenmod or anything like that

for unrooting -

flash new stock rom via odin
here is a video guide

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VIJuVQDj9x8
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16th March 2014, 05:18 PM   |  #4  
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for unrooting -

flash new stock rom via odin
here is a video guide

I've been through that video, I've been through the steps but at the end it says failed. Any solutions?
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16th March 2014, 06:22 PM   |  #5  
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I ain't too familiar with all this technical stuff sorry

Can you link me to a simple guide to help do the Odin stuff?

stock rom firmware can be found on my thread
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2568853

links to guides are also on that thread
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I've been through that video, I've been through the steps but at the end it says failed. Any solutions?

or you should look in here

www.sammobile.com/firmwares/

after dat just search for your device firmwares

and for odin ... just google it
25th March 2014, 12:09 PM   |  #7  
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thx 4 info
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