How to Unroot the Huawei Mate 9

If you’ve rooted your Huawei Mate 9, you’ve probably enjoyed some of the greatest custom Android developments on your device. From the very useful root-only apps to gorgeous custom ROMs, everything can be run on a rooted Huawei Mate 9.

However, if you’ve overdone customizing on the device and it has led to something weird and has made your device cluttered, then that’s not a good thing for sure. If that sounds like you, you have a way to get all the things back to their place which means you have a way to unroot and get your device back to the stock ROM.

By unrooting your Huawei Mate 9, you can remove root-access from the device and put back the stock ROM on the device that only has stock utilities and no other items. Unrooting the device is as easy as downloading a stock ROM and flashing it off on the device using an easy method.

Here’s how it’s done:

Before You Begin

  1. You should have rooted your device using our how to root the Huawei Mate 9 procedure.
  2. Please backup all the data stored on your device before doing this procedure.
  3. This will get your device back to the stock ROM.
  4. This only works for the following models of the device: MHA-L09C432B126 and MHA-L29C432B126.

How to Unroot the Huawei Mate 9

Huawei Mate 9

To unroot the device, you will download a stock ROM and flash it on the phone to unroot and get the phone back to the stock. Here’s how to do that:

Downloading Required Files

  1. Download Stock ROM and save it to your desktop.
    Stock ROM (Download the one that is for your model from the first post)

Unrooting the Huawei Mate 9

  1. Extract files from Stock ROM over to your desktop by right-clicking on the ROM and selecting Extract here.
  2. Connect your device to your PC using a USB cable.
  3. Open the internal SD card storage of your device on your PC and create a new folder and name it dload. Make sure the folder is in the root of the internal SD card storage.
  4. Copy update.app available on your PC’s desktop over to the newly created dload folder on your device’s internal SD card storage.
  5. When the file’s copied, disconnect your device from your PC.
  6. Turn off your device.
  7. Turn your device back on in update mode by pressing and holding down Volume Up, Volume Down, and Power buttons together for a few seconds.
  8. The device will automatically start updating itself using the file you copied to it in one of the above steps.
  9. Wait for the device to get updated with the stock ROM.
  10. When the device has been successfully updated, reboot the device.

There you go, your Huawei Mate 9 is now unrooted and is running the pure stock firmware.

Now that you’re unrooted, your device can’t run root-only apps or custom ROMs. If you ever wish to run these things on your device once again, then you can go ahead and follow our Huawei Mate 9 root guide to re-gain root access on your device and start having the fun that every root user gets.

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  • Malik

    when ever I tired to create a new file inside the internal SD card storage I get this message “the device has either stopped responding or is disconnected.” I made sure that usb debugging is on and also I’m in MTP mode. any ideas?