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[Q] how to unroot without updating H-BOOT and relocking?

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By raclimja, Senior Member on 21st April 2014, 11:19 PM
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I am currently running 4.06.651.4 with baseband 1.00.20.0315 and Hboot 1.44.

as I undertand, the only way to remove root on Kitkat is to flash a RUU which unfortunately also comes with the updated Hboot 1.56

I do not want to update my Hboot to 1.56.


is there anyway I can unroot the phone?
 
 
22nd April 2014, 05:01 PM |#2  
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Originally Posted by raclimja

I am currently running 4.06.651.4 with baseband 1.00.20.0315 and Hboot 1.44.

as I undertand, the only way to remove root on Kitkat is to flash a RUU which unfortunately also comes with the updated Hboot 1.56

I do not want to update my Hboot to 1.56.


is there anyway I can unroot the phone?

If you're S-OFF you should be able to run an older RUU
22nd April 2014, 06:01 PM |#3  
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Technically if you want to remove root, you can just delete the su and busybox binaries from the /system partition.
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