Getting root access to the internal system on Android devices is fun for installing apps from the Google Play Store which require those same root permissions.

However, sometimes returning back to the stock ROM and revoking the rooting method is what people want to do also. It’s for all those times that we create these guides so your device returns exactly the way it was when you got it out of the box.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime


The following tutorial demonstrates how to unroot the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime SM-G530Y smartphone so it is running on the original firmware once again.

The Files You Need

  • Download the Samsung Galaxy Grand prime stock ROM for the G530Y model number from this page.
  • Download the Samsung USB Drivers from the Samsung Developers page here.
  • If the Samsung USB driver from above doesn’t work, download the ClockworkMod universal ADB driver.
  • Download the Odin flashing tool from this page or use the Odin you already have on your computer from the rooting guide.
  • These are the steps to flash the stock ROM back on your Samsung Galaxy Core Prime device. Once we install the stock ROM, we are unrooting the device at the same time. As long as your device doesn’t come with the Knox security, it will restore the device’s warranty too.

How to Unroot Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (SM-G530Y)

  1. Download the stock ROM file from the files section above to your Windows PC.
  2. By default, that file will end up going to your Downloads folder. Open the Downloads folder and shift the file over to the desktop.
  3. Right-click over the Grand Prime stock ROM and select the “extract here” option from the menu.
  4. Follow the same steps for the Odin file and have it extracted on the desktop also.
  5. Double-click the Odin executable file that’s on the desktop and the Odin app will run on your computer.
  6. Reboot the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime to download mode: power it off and reboot it holding the Volume Down + Home + Power keys.
  7. Connect the smartphone to the computer once it’s in the download mode.
  8. The ID: COM port in Odin will change color if your Samsung driver/universal ADB driver is working.
  9. Click the AP/PDA button and browse the desktop for the stock ROM file you extracted at the beginning.
  10. Leave the default settings in the Odin app, including the Auto Reboot button on.
  11. Double-check the re-partition box is left empty — you do not want to partition the drive.
  12. Click the Start button and the Odin app will now flash that stock ROM on your Samsung Galaxy smartphone.
  13. Wait until you see a pass message delivered by the Odin app and your device reboots.
  14. Now your device is unrooted and running the same Android 4.4.4 KitKat stock ROM that you bought it with. Moreover, you will get official OTA updates automatically if your phone carrier networks releases any future software updates for your device.

You can now close the Odin flashing tool and disconnect your smartphone from the computer if you like.

That’s all.