Rooting your Android device means gaining the root access to all your system files. By gaining the root access, a user can modify, replace or change the behavior of the system by modding the system files. This can be harmful or fruitful depending on what you’re doing. We have made several posts oh how to root your device with different superuser applications. However, in today’s blog post, we are discussing how to uninstall Magisk and completely unroot your phone.
Magisk is a systemless root manager tweak which allows you to gain systems less root access. There are many inbuilt functionalities which people like about Magist. Some of them are the ability to hide root status, easy installation of Magisk addons. There are many add-ons available which you can use to alter your device system files. However, after some extent, you will get bored with Magisk and may want to delete it. If so, then don’t worry because this article will guide you on how to completely remove Magisk from your smartphone and unroot it properly.
How to Completely Uninstall Magisk from Your Phone
There are several methods on completely uninstalling Magisk from your phone. However today we will discuss only two methods which are the most successful methods when it comes to Magisk uninstallation. Before you proceed further, take a look at the requirements.
- An Android phone with Magisk installed.
- 5 minutes of your spare time.
- Download Magisk Beta and Magisk Manager
- Easy Method To Root Using Magisk
- Best Magisk Modules to Use in 2018
Method 1: Using the Inbuilt Uninstall Function
1. Open Magisk app by tapping on its icon. Then scroll down until you see the uninstall option.
2. Click on the uninstall button.
3. A popup dialogue box will appear with the following text:
All modules will be disabled/removed. Root will be removed, and potentially encrypt your data if your data is not currently encrypted.
4. Kindly click on the Complete Uninstall button and wait for few minutes
5. Install a root check app from play store and check for current root status. If Magisk has been successfully uninstalled then it will show no root access. If you’re not seeing such message then proceed to method 2 in which we will use Magisk uninstaller script.
Method 2: Using Magisk Uninstaller Script
Note: Please make a backup of your device via the custom recovery beforehand. Just in case if something goes wrong, then you can always bounce back to the previous version. If you don’t have a custom recovery then consider installing one. We recommend TWRP recovery, you can check about TWRP recovery from the links down below.
1. Download Magisk Uninstaller Script and save it in the root of your storage.
2. Boot into recovery mode and flash the zip file.
3. Turn on the device and check for root status, it will be removed.