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My employer just implemented a new policy where they won't allow corporate email on a rooted phone. I'm currently running a rooted phone with a custom ROM.

I'm familiar with flashing, ODIN, etc. but I'm not sure if/how to unroot my phone but keep my current ROM (if possible).

Is this possible, thanks!
 
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If you took the 4.3 update you're out of luck

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I have the S3Rx 3.0 Rom installed currently, which is 4.3.
 
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I have the S3Rx 3.0 Rom installed currently, which is 4.3.
Unroot and custom ROM are a contradiction in terms. Installing a custom ROM means making modifications to your device's operating system which necessarily requires root access. If you want to be compliant with this particular device, therefore, you would need to revert to the full 4.3 stock ROM. If you need to do this, there's a thread somewhere that contains the full 4.3 restore image.
 
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I guess that this is not possible.
 
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Unroot and custom ROM are a contradiction in terms. Installing a custom ROM means making modifications to your device's operating system which necessarily requires root access. If you want to be compliant with this particular device, therefore, you would need to revert to the full 4.3 stock ROM. If you need to do this, there's a thread somewhere that contains the full 4.3 restore image.
Flashing a ROM does not require root. The custom recovery and the actual Android operating system are two completely different operating systems.

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If your work isn't allowing you to be rooted on their email server, I believe you can hide root with a certain application that is on my tongue. I'll more than likely edit my post when it comes to my mind again.

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I believe super user and super su both have unroot options. So you could get your ROM setup three way you want then unroot. Otherwise like codemonkey said I believe there is an app I've seen to hide root

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Flashing a ROM does not require root. The custom recovery and the actual Android operating system are two completely different operating systems.

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If your work isn't allowing you to be rooted on their email server, I believe you can hide root with a certain application that is on my tongue. I'll more than likely edit my post when it comes to my mind again.

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If you are flashing a custom ROM that does not require pre-root, it's because the root process is embedded into the whole installation process of the ROM itself. Thus, you may not see it but it's there all the same. The basic definition of root itself is making changes/gaining privileged access to the core of your phone's operating system which is what you are doing when you install a custom ROM. It may be possible indeed to hide root but it doesn't change the fact that it's there and it would all boil down to how the Company's enterprise system is set to function. If it is set up to use Knox security settings which mostly favors corporate environments, then it may be difficult to by-pass.
 
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My employer just implemented a new policy where they won't allow corporate email on a rooted phone. I'm currently running a rooted phone with a custom ROM.

I'm familiar with flashing, ODIN, etc. but I'm not sure if/how to unroot my phone but keep my current ROM (if possible).

Is this possible, thanks!
Look through the exposed framework module download section there should be me one there that will help you I saw it yesterday it says it will hide root from a app without uprooting your phone

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