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    Default How to know how is rooted and how to unroot a used m8?

    Hi to all, i bought a used m8, in the bootloader it say locked and s on, but the phone is clearly rooted cause i can get supersu working and root checker say rooted, how can i unroot it and check if is really s on and locked?

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    Default Re: How to know how is rooted and how to unroot a used m8?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luca Tavaglione View Post
    Hi to all, i bought a used m8, in the bootloader it say locked and s on, but the phone is clearly rooted cause i can get supersu working and root checker say rooted, how can i unroot it and check if is really s on and locked?

    Thanks
    SuperSU has an unroot option built in. You can use that to unroot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wizzrah View Post
    SuperSU has an unroot option built in. You can use that to unroot.
    i tried but root still there :o
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    Default Re: How to know how is rooted and how to unroot a used m8?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luca Tavaglione View Post
    i tried but root still there :o
    Use ES File Explorer to delete the Superuser files.


    Download ES File Explorer from Google Play if needed
    Give root access to ES File Explorer
    Click on the slash up top.
    Navigate to System folder, then “bin” folder, then find “su” file.
    Select SU by holding on to it and delete it.
    In the same system folder, navigate to the xbin folder and delete the su file.
    In the app folder from System folder delete the Superuser.apk file.
    Reboot your device.
    Device should be unrooted at that point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wizzrah View Post
    Use ES File Explorer to delete the Superuser files.


    Download ES File Explorer from Google Play if needed
    Give root access to ES File Explorer
    Click on the slash up top.
    Navigate to System folder, then “bin” folder, then find “su” file.
    Select SU by holding on to it and delete it.
    In the same system folder, navigate to the xbin folder and delete the su file.
    In the app folder from System folder delete the Superuser.apk file.
    Reboot your device.
    Device should be unrooted at that point.
    thx, you think it was rooted by perm root with aio tool? and the previous owner forget to remove root after back to s on and locked bootloader?
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    Default Re: How to know how is rooted and how to unroot a used m8?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luca Tavaglione View Post
    thx, you think it was rooted by perm root with aio tool? and the previous owner forget to remove root after back to s on and locked bootloader?
    Maybe. It is irrelevant now.
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    Maybe. It is irrelevant now.
    so with deleting that files im done and is like stock?
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    Default Re: How to know how is rooted and how to unroot a used m8?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luca Tavaglione View Post
    so with deleting that files im done and is like stock?
    Did you reboot after deleting the files? If so, check root checker again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wizzrah View Post
    Did you reboot after deleting the files? If so, check root checker again.
    if i granted permissions to some apps, after deleting that files it will revoke the permissions or i have to do something else?

    sorry if i have so much questions
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    Default Re: How to know how is rooted and how to unroot a used m8?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luca Tavaglione View Post
    if i granted permissions to some apps, after deleting that files it will revoke the permissions or i have to do something else?

    sorry if i have so much questions
    There's no superuser files so it can't ask for any. Did you check again?
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    Default Re: How to know how is rooted and how to unroot a used m8?

    Quote Originally Posted by wizzrah View Post
    There's no superuser files so it can't ask for any. Did you check again?
    no i mean the apps that already have permissions granted, after deleting the files will be revoked?
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    Default Re: How to know how is rooted and how to unroot a used m8?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luca Tavaglione View Post
    no i mean the apps that already have permissions granted, after deleting the files will be revoked?
    Yes. Let me know if they still say that you're rooted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wizzrah View Post
    Yes. Let me know if they still say that you're rooted.
    I found only a su file in the xbin folder. No superuser apk or other su files in the other folders. I should check something else?
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    Default Re: How to know how is rooted and how to unroot a used m8?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luca Tavaglione View Post
    I found only a su file in the xbin folder. No superuser apk or other su files in the other folders. I should check something else?
    The Superuser apk in the apps folder, not the xbin folder. So it would be

    system>app>superuser.apk
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    Default Re: How to know how is rooted and how to unroot a used m8?

    Quote Originally Posted by wizzrah View Post
    The Superuser apk in the apps folder, not the xbin folder. So it would be

    system>app>superuser.apk
    Yes sorry. I checked there but still no superuser.Apk
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    Default Re: How to know how is rooted and how to unroot a used m8?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luca Tavaglione View Post
    Yes sorry. I checked there but still no superuser.Apk
    No? Do you still have root access? Does root checker still say you have root access?
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    No? Do you still have root access? Does root checker still say you have root access?
    yes is still rooted
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    Default Re: How to know how is rooted and how to unroot a used m8?

    Just found su and daemonsu deleted and root still there
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    Quote Originally Posted by Luca Tavaglione View Post
    Just found su and daemonsu deleted and root still there
    After deleting them, did you reboot?
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    Default Re: How to know how is rooted and how to unroot a used m8?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luca Tavaglione View Post
    I found only a su file in the xbin folder. No superuser apk or other su files in the other folders. I should check something else?
    Thats the SU binary in xbin. look in bin there might be a ext folder and you can delete that to



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    Quote Originally Posted by benny3 View Post
    Thats the SU binary in xbin. look in bin there might be a ext folder and you can delete that to
    No ext folder
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    I dont know if mean something. I found a root folder but is empty
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    thx to all, in the end i finally choose to re root with aio toolkit and put android revolution rom
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    Quote Originally Posted by Luca Tavaglione View Post
    thx to all, in the end i finally choose to re root with aio toolkit and put android revolution rom
    Makes sense.

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