Going to send your device to service center for any warranty purpose? Want to unroot it first to reinstate the warranty? Great! We’re here to help you out with that. Flashing the stock firmware on your Samsung Galaxy Spica should unroot it and get it back to factory state, so you can enjoy the factory loaded apps. Read on to see how you can unroot your Samsung Galaxy Spica (GT-I5700) device.
I. Before You Begin:
1. You should have rooted your device using the procedure given here.
2. Your device needs to have at least 70% of battery life left.
II. Downloading Required Files:
1. Stock Firmware (Download the appropriate firmware for your device)
III. Unrooting the Samsung Galaxy Spica (GT-I5700):
1. Download and place both the files onto your Desktop.
2. Extract files from both the archives over to your Desktop.
3. Launch the Odin tool by double-clicking on its executable file available on your Desktop.
4. Hit PDA and select the Stock Firmware file you extracted earlier to your Desktop.
5. Checkmark the options that say Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time.
6. Make sure to leave the Repartition box unchecked.
7. Turn OFF your device.
8. Reboot your device into Download mode. To do that, simply hold down the Volume DOWN+Camera+Call End Key+Power buttons together.
9. Connect your device to your PC via USB cable.
10. Hit Start in the Odin and it’ll start flashing the firmware.
11. Within a few minutes, you should have your device running the stock firmware.
12. You’re all done!
Great! Your Galaxy Spica has been unrooted and is restored to the stock firmware. Should you ever need root-access again, you can re-root your device using this post.
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If you need help with this procedure, please ask in the comments below or in the forum.
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