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How to unroot Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 WiFi SM-T800 [Guide]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5These are the instructions to unroot Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 WiFi SM-T800. The same guide will help if you have bricked your device. Once you finish the guide, you will have installed the same software and firmware that came on your device when you first opened it out of the box. Likewise, that means no more root access to the root file system. Your device will be more secure and not as vulnerable to malware. However, you no longer have the upside of installing the apps from the Google Play Store that required access to the root file system to work.

REQUIREMENTS

BEFORE WE BEGIN

HOW TO UNROOT SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB S 10.5 WIFI SM-T800

  1. Download the firmware file you need from this page [2].
    – you’ll need to create a Sam Mobile account before you can access the file.
  2. Download the Odin flashing tool you will use to flash that firmware on your device from this page [3].
  3. Extract the Odin tool on the desktop. Do that by moving the file to the desktop to start with, and then right-click over that file and select the ‘extract here’ option.
  4. Now that you can see the Odin executable file, double-click over it and the flashing tool will open on your computer.
  5. Right-click over the firmware file and choose the same ‘extract here’ option to get that firmware file on the desktop.
  6. Hold down the Power key for some seconds so that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 device is completely off.
  7. Reboot the Samsung Tab S 10.5 in download mode [4].
  8. Connect the device to the computer where you have Odin and the firmware.
  9. Click the PDA/AP button in Odin and browse the desktop for that firmware file.
  10. Click the Start button and Odin will now flash that firmware on your device.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 WiFi tablet is now unrooted. You are running the stock firmware on the device and can accept future over the air software updates. You can no longer install any of those apps that require root access from the Google Play Store. You can at anytime choose to root the same device again in future.