(Last Updated On: April 1, 2017)

Unrooting your Samsung Galaxy J5 should help you resolve any software related issues and it should reinstate the warranty as well. When you root your device, what happens is that you open doors for the custom developments to come to your device, and it often causes issues when not used properly. Unrooting solves that issue for you and lets you get your device back to the factory state.

Here’s how you can unroot your Samsung Galaxy J5:

Samsung Galaxy J5

Files You Need

1. A Windows based computer is a must for this tutorial.

2. Download and install Samsung USB drivers on your computer, if they aren’t already installed.

3. Download Stock ROM for the SM-J500F to your computer. It is the ROM that will be installed on your device.

4. Download Odin to your computer. It should let you flash the ROM on your device.

5. This only works for the SM-J500F device.

Unrooting the Samsung Galaxy J5

1. Extract files from both Odin and Stock ROM by right-clicking on each of them and selecting Extract here.

2. Double-click on Odin executable and it should launch.

3. When the Odin launches, click on PDA and choose Stock ROM available on your computer.

4. Make sure that Repartition is unchecked in the Odin.

5. Checkmark both Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time in the Odin.

6. Turn off your phone.

7. Reboot your phone into download mode by holding down Volume DOWN, Home, and Power buttons together.

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

9. Connect your phone to your computer while it’s in download mode.

10. Hit Start in the Odin and wait for it to flash the ROM on your device.

11. When it’s done flashing the ROM, your phone should automatically reboot.

12. You’re all done!

And there you go.

Your Samsung Galaxy J5 is now unrooted and is running the official stock firmware. In case you had removed any system apps from the device, they should now be back.