How to unbrick / unroot Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge – Complete Guide

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This tutorial shows how to unroot Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge and this method can also be used to unbrick Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung has announced Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge at MWC 2015 event which was held back in March at Barcelona, Spain. The Samsung Galaxy S6 features a 5.1 Inch Super AMOLED display with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution and it runs on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop out of the box. Galaxy S6 Edge also features the same display but additionally it has curved displays on both the sides. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Camera is 16 MP with autofocus and LED flash and it also has 5MP front facing camera for selfie shots.

unRoot Galaxy S6 Edge

Other specs of Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge include 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 processor coupled with Mali-T760MP8 GPU and 3GB RAM. Both the device have microSD card expansion slot and are available in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB variants. The device is comes packed with non-removable 2550 mAh battery.

Earlier we have shared tutorials on how to Root Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge and today in this tutorial we will guide you on how to unroot Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. This method also comes in handy if you have some firmware or software issues like camera force closing etc. or if you have bricked your device. So overall it can help you in unrooting and unbricking Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.

So without any further discussion let’s proceed to unroot Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge or let’s unbrick Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.

Getting Prepared:

  1. Backup all the important data and stuff.

Backup and Restore SMS

Backup and Restore Contacts

Backup and Restore Call Logs

Backup files on internal Storage to PC

  1. Ensure whether USB Debugging is enabled on not. If not, enable it.
  2. Charge your device to about 75% or more.
  3. Download and install Samsung USB Drivers on PC.
  4. If you have Custom Recovery installed, create a Nandroid Backup.
  5. Backup EFS Data.

Disclaimer: The steps listed below on how to unroot Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge should be followed at your own risk and we are not responsible for any damage to your device.

Downloads:

Odin Flash Tool

Samsung Galaxy S6 Firmware

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Firmware

How to Unroot Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge:

Step 1: Download the Odin3_v3.10.6 and the suitable firmware package for your device from the above links.

Step 2: Run Odin on PC as administrator.

Step 3: Boot Galaxy S6 / Galaxy S6 Edge into Download Mode.

  • Power off Galaxy S6.
  • Press and hold Volume Down, Home and Power buttons simultaneously until you get Warning Message.
  • Now as written on the warning message press the Volume Up key to boot into Download Mode.

Step 4: Connect your device to PC using appropriate USB data cable.

Step 5: Follow the guide on how to flash the firmware files using Odin.

Step 6: Reboot Galaxy S6 / Galaxy S6 Edge.

That’s it! Now you have successfully unrooted Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge and also learnt how to unbrick Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.

Do share this tutorial on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus etc. and help other in unrooting and unbricking Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.

If you have any queries, do post them in the comment section below.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Tried to get the stock firmware from the link you gave. Apparently when I registered and tried to download the file, the website says \User not logged on\ I have a bricked S6 920I and I am at wits end on how to solve it.

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