How to Unroot Realme XT & Restore Stock ROM: Complete Tutorial

Realme, the Chinese smartphone maker Oppo’s subsidiary, manufactures budget smartphones in India market. Realme launched in India a few years ago only, and yet, it managed to gather a lot of popularity in India. If we talk about the main factors that helped the OEM to sustain in the highly competitive market like India. We will say it is the product. Realme smartphones come with a very affordable price and a long list of features, and on the top of it, the company has paid attention to create a community in India. Like Xiaomi and Oneplus, Realme does a lot to nourish its community, like a lot of giveaways, competitions and a lot more. Well, Realme devices come with a lot of features and not only this, the OEM allows users to root and unroot the device too. And here, we will be talking about the steps for, how to unroot Realme XT and restore stock ROM.


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As you all know that rooting an Android device can be very advantageous. It gives users a lot of accessibility to perform different actions on the device or to enable additional features, which may not be available in the unrooted device. For example, users can install desired Custom ROM, uninstall unwanted bloatware, block Ads in any app, and a lot more can be done. But rooting of Android device also brings a lot of disadvantages too. And if you are the one, who is suffering from that, you need not worry anymore. We are here to help. Here, we have mentioned the tutorial for how to unroot Realme XT. Not only this, we will be discussing here, how to restore stock ROM.

So, without wasting time, let’s start the tutorial for how to unroot Realme XT and restore stock ROM. You need not worry, as the mentioned tutorial is genuine and we have tried this numerous time on every device.

 

Realme XT Features –

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Realme XT

Before we start, let’s talk about the Realme XT features. The device comes with a 6.40-inch of an AMOLED panel which is a high-resolution display 1080 x 2340 pixels. The rear design of the device looks very similar to the Realme X, but instead of a dual-camera setup, the new Realme XT comes with quad-rear camera setup. Also, the vertical camera module shifted to the left side. Now, the device comes with a droplet notch in the front, whereas, Realme X featured a pop-up camera module.

Realme XT comes with Android 9 out-of-the-box and features Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor. The device comes with a RAM capacity of 6GB capacity for smooth multi-tasking.

Coming to the cameras. Realme XT features four cameras at the back to click photos with different perspectives. At the back, there is a 64MP primary sensor, 8MP wide-angle sensor, 2MP depth sensor, and finally a 2MP sensor for macro shots. For selfies, the device comes with a 16MP camera.

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Realme XT

 

Display 6.40-inch (1080×2340)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
RAM up to 6GB
Internal Storage up to 128GB
Front Camera 16MP
Rear Camera 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP
Software Android 9
Battery 4000mAh

 

Disadvantages of Rooting –

There are a lot of advantages of rooting a device. But, again, as you all know, rooting also has some disadvantages too. Here we have mentioned the major disadvantages of rooting.

  • The major disadvantage of rooting is that it can brick the device. In this condition, the smartphone stops working and can’t be used for any function. This condition can’t be reversed or fixed.
  • Rooting of the Android device voids the phone warranty. You won’t be able to take warranty services from the OEM.
  • Another disadvantage of rooting is that it can decrease the performance of the device.

 

Unrooting of the device: Explained!

Well, unrooting as the name suggests, means the reverse of the rooting process. Unrooting will undo all the rooting features. And the main advantage; you will get the manufacturer’s warranty back on your device. 

 

How to Unroot Realme XT –

To unroot Realme XT, you just need to follow the steps below. We have mentioned three methods here. You have to choose the method according to the requirements. We have mentioned all the details below. You can check out the details and proceed with the same method.

Before you proceed to the methods to unroot the device, you should check the device battery status. The device’s battery should be more than 30% to start the unrooting. This is a precaution, and if the battery runs out in between, you will find it hard to restart the device again.

The procedure to unroot the device is quite risky, so make sure before you start if you really want to do it.

 

  • 1st Method – Unroot Realme XT using SuperSU 

The first method to unroot Realme XT is by the SuperSU Method. If you are familiar with the rooting process, you might have heard this name before. SuperSU process is used in the rooting process. So, if you have unrooted your device using this method, you can continue with this method, or you can move on to the next one.

 

STEP 0 –

We will be using the SuperSU mobile application for this method. So, make sure to download the app on your Realme XT

The app is not available on Playstore. You have to download the app from the external source. Download and install the app, and start with Step 1 of the tutorial.

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STEP 1 –

First of all, you need to open the SuperSU app on your Realme XT. 


 

STEP 2 –

Go to the SuperSU app and open the app settings.


 

STEP 3 –

In the app settings, you need to search for the “Full Unroot” option. Tap on the option.


 

STEP 4 –

This will automatically initiate the unrooting process on your Realme XT.


 

STEP 5 –

The procedure may take some time, you have to wait until the process completes. Do not turn off the device, or interrupt the procedure.

The device will restart automatically after the process. And here you go, the unrooting process is done on your device.

 

 

  • 2nd Method – Unroot Realme XT using ES File Explorer (Mobile)

Next method which can be used to unroot Realme XT device is by using the ES File Explorer. ES File Explorer is an app, which can be downloaded for free from the Google Play Store. We will be using this app to unroot the device. Before you start to unroot Realme XT make sure that your device has enough battery, as the procedure may take some time.

 

STEP 0 –

Before starting the procedure to unroot Realme XT, you need to download the ES File Explorer on your device. You can download the app from Play Store. The app is free to download.

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STEP 1 –

After installing the ES File Explorer app on your device. Open the app on your Realme XT and go to the app menu. The Menu icon can be seen in the top-left section.


 

STEP 2 –

After opening the app menu, search for the Root Explorer option and select it to turn it on.


 

STEP 3 – 

After this, go back to the home page of the app again and go back to destination “/”.


 

STEP 4 – 

Now, close the app, go to the device storage and open the System folder. And search for the SU file in the BIN folder.


 

STEP 5 – 

Go back and open the System folder again and delete the SU file from the XBIN folder too.


 

STEP 6 – 

Again, go back to the System folder, then open the App folder. In the App folder search for the SUPERUSER.APK file and delete it too.

If you’ve done the above-mentioned steps, you’re done with the procedure to unroot Realme XT. And yes, do not forget to reboot the device after completing all the steps. 

 

  • 3rd Method – Unroot Realme XT using KingRoot (Mobile)

Now, we will discuss the second method to unroot Google Pixel 4. In this method, we will use the KingRoot application on mobile. Before you start, you have to make sure that your device is charged enough and it is connected to a stable internet connection.

 

STEP 0 –

We will be using the KingRoot mobile application for this method. So, make sure to download the app. 

FYI, the app is not available on Playstore. You have to download the app from the official website. Download and install the app, and start with Step 1 of the tutorial.


 

STEP 1 –

After installing the app on your Google Pixel 4 device. Open the app on your device and go to the app settings.


 

STEP 2 –

In the app settings, you have to search for the Unroot Your Phone option.


 

STEP 3 –

This will automatically initiate the unrooting process on the device.


 

STEP 4 –

The procedure may take some time, you have to wait until the process completes. Do not turn off the device, or interrupt the procedure by any means.


 

STEP 5 –

The device may not reboot automatically after the process. Make sure to reboot the device after the completion of the procedure.

Here you go, your device is back to the normal state again.

 

  • 4rth Method – Unroot Realme XT using KingRoot PC

The third method to unroot the device is very similar to the second method. Here, we are using the same KingRoot application. But instead of using the app on the smartphone, we will be using KingRoot on PC. Before you start with the methods, make sure that your device is charged. 

After this, you can finally continue with the steps for “how to unroot Realme XT”.

 

STEP 1 –

First of all, you have to download the KingRoot software on your PC. You can download it by visiting the official website of KingRoot.


 

STEP 2 –

After downloading and installing the KingRoot application on your PC, open it.


 

STEP 3 –

Before proceeding to the next step, make sure that your Realme XT is connected with your PC. Use the data cable to establish the connection and also, make sure that the smartphone’s USB settings allow the transfer of data.


 

STEP 4 –

Come back to your PC, and search for the Unroot option. You just need to hit the Unroot option.


 

STEP 5 –

The procedure to unroot the device may take some time. Be patient and wait until the process completes. Do not turn off the device, or interrupt the procedure by any means.


 

STEP 6 –

After the procedure is completed, make sure to reboot the device, if it doesn’t restart on its own.

 

  • 5th Method – Unroot Realme XT using OTA Updates

The last and fifth method to unroot the device is to download the latest OTA update. OTA or Over-the-air updates are the regular updates that the OEM rolls out for every device. Well, Realme XT gets regular security patch update, so it will be easy for you to install update on the device and unroot the device.

The OTA updates by the company undo any kind of rooting done on the device. So, if you want to unroot Realme XT with the safest method, you can wait for the OTA update or check for it. You can follow the steps below to check out for the latest updates.

 

STEP 1 –

First of all, go to the device Settings


 

STEP 2 –

In Settings, search and select System. And then tap on Advanced Settings


 

STEP 3 –

After this, select “System update” and tap on “Check For Updates”.


 

STEP 4 –

If the update is available, tap on “Update Now” to continue.

And we are done. Congratulations, your device has completed the unroot process.

 

Now if you have done the above procedure correctly, you are done with the steps to unroot Realme XT. This is all about the methods to unroot Realme XT and restore stock ROM. We have explained five methods here, and all of these worked well in our testing. 

In case you face any issues or you have any query related to the tutorial. Feel free to ask us in the comments section below.

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