If you are the proud owner of a Galaxy S III that has been rooted in the past and would like to learn how to take away your device’s freedom by learning how to unroot Samsung Galaxy S III then read our how-to guide. This guide will return your Galaxy S III to stock as if it was the day you brought it allowing you to be able to use warranties or simply start from scratch. And all we need to do is remove the access and the custom recovery image. Continue below for a step-by-step guide that will have your device unrooted in no time all thanks to a fantastic toolkit that has been developed by MSkip.
As with all tutorials please back up your device and proceed at your own risk. ConsumingTech will not take responsibility for any loss of data or damage to your device which may occur during the how to guide.
Please note: This procedure has been designed for users who are running Windows PC’s.
Unrooting the Samsung Galaxy S III (All Versions) Using MSkip Method
Step 1. First we will need to install the toolkit and drivers, to do this download one of the following files (appropriate for your device type) and save it somewhere easy to remember such as your desktop:
- Galaxy S3 (Sprint, T-Mobile, and AT&T Version) HERE
- Galaxy S3 (International Unlocked Version) HERE
Step 2. Launch the toolkit by double-clicking it, and then press next.
Step 3. You will be asked what version of the Samsung Galaxy S3 you have. Select the appropriate option for your specific device then press enter.
Step 4. To install the drivers simply type ‘1’ and then press enter.
Step 5. At this stage, you need to make sure USB Debugging is switched on. To achieve this, pull down the notification shade then select ‘Settings’ > ‘Developer Options’ and turn it on.
Step 6. Now, connect your device to your PC using the USB cable.
Step 7. Open the Toolkit again
Step 8. There will be a ‘Download, Extract, and Flash Stock ROM via Odin’ option, you will need to select this.
Step 9. Now select the download Firmware option, selecting your specific device.
Step 10. Once your Firmware has been downloaded, select the extracted Firmware option (selecting the Firmware file you downloaded in step 9).
Step 11. Once this is done you can select the flash firmware via Odin option.
Step 12. Odin will open and you can follow the on-screen instructions from the toolkit to complete the process. The easiest way to do this is to put the toolkit window and Odin window side by side so you have access to them at the same time.