How to Unroot the Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom

Maybe you don’t like the performance of the custom ROM on your Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom? Maybe you want to go back to the stock ROM? Either way, this guide should help you. It teaches how you can unroot your Galaxy S4 zoom and get it back to stock. Here you go:

Unrooting is the process of removing root access, a custom recovery (if you have one), and just trying to get the device back to as close to stock as possible.

Some of the reasons for unrooting your Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom are:

  • Sending in the device for warranty (most, but not all unrooting procedures reinstate the manufacturer warranty if you had one before rooting).
  • Starting over (simply undoing everything you did while rooted so you can have a clean slate to start over).
  • Fix any issues (Maybe rooting messed something up? No problem, unrooting will take care of it for you).

Ready to get started? Here’s how to unroot the Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom:

I. Before You Begin

1. You should’ve rooted your device using the procedure given here.

2. This should flash a stock firmware on your device.

3. This procedure should only work on Windows based PCs.

4. You should’ve appropriate drivers installed on your PC. If you haven’t, you can download and install the latest drivers from here.

5. This procedure only works for the SM-C101 variant of the device.

II. Downloading Required Files

1. Download Odin and save it to your desktop.


2. Download the appropriate stock firmware for your device and save it to your desktop.

Stock Firmware

III. Unrooting the Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom

1. Extract files from both Odin and Stock Firmware to your desktop by right-clicking on each of them and selecting Extract here.

2. Launch Odin by double-clicking on its executable file.

3. Click on PDA and choose the stock firmware file you extracted to your desktop.

4. Make sure Repartition is unchecked in the Odin.

5. Put a checkmark in the boxes that say Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time.

6. Turn OFF your device.

7. Turn it back on by holding down Volume DOWN, Home, and Power buttons together.

8. Press Volume UP and you should be in Download mode.

9. Plug in your device to your PC using the USB cable.

10. Hit Start in the Odin and it’ll start flashing the firmware on your device.

11. When the firmware’s flashed, your device should automatically reboot.

12. You’re all set!

Brilliant! You’ve successfully unrooted your Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom. It’s now running the official stock firmware provided by Samsung itself.

You can click here to find all of the Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom How To’s.

You can also find all of the Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom ROMs we have here.

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