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Unroot Samsung Galaxy S10 Series

Unroot Samsung Galaxy S10 Series
Written by Hassan Abbas

Unroot Samsung Galaxy S10 Series: This is a complete article elaborating on how to unroot Galaxy S10 series phones by installing official Samsung firmware. If you are searching to return your Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10 Plus or galaxy S10e to factory settings after rooting. You can easily do so by installing stock firmware. Well, the changes are temporary and thanks to Samsung devices having an easy method to install and download the firmware. You can unroot Galaxy S10 / Galaxy S10+ / Galaxy S10e quite easily and efficiently. How to do so? Read our complete unroot and follow the steps carefully.

Galaxy S phones have always enjoyed great third-party development support. From mods, custom ROMs to root and root apps. Many Galaxy S10 owners have tried and experimented with all. However, if you are searching to return back to factory settings and also, here is how you can unroot Galaxy S10 after modifying it. In this guide, we will be flashing Samsung’s latest firmware on Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10 Plus or Galaxy S10e so that it returns to factory spec.


We are not to be responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gunpoint to try out this guide. 😎

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Remember, download the correct firmware for your model or variant and flash it with Odin to unroot Galaxy S10. You can also download firmware from online sources or get it directly from Samsung Servers using the Frija downloader tool.

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Frija v1.4.2 Download
Frija v1.3.0 Download

Samsung Galaxy S10 USB Drivers

Just connect your phone with the computer via USB cable. Also, installed the USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S10 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers from the link mentioned above.

Backup and Some Important Tips

Once you have installed and configured USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy S10 on your PC. Next, we suggest creating a system-wide backup of all your data just in case. While firmware installs usually do not delete data, a factory reset is certainly started automatically which does it, however.

Usually, the most important things to look for to backup are:

  • Camera photos and videos
  • Music
  • Account information (logins and passwords)
  • WhatsApp messages – Here’s a guide on how to backup WhatsApp messages and media.
  • Downloads
  • Having issues connecting your Android phone to the PC? You need to enable USB debugging mode.
  • Charge your phone up to 80-85% battery level.

Are you all done? Good. You can now move to the actual instructions on how to unroot the Samsung Galaxy S10 series.

How to Unroot Galaxy S10 / Galaxy S10 Plus / Galaxy S10e

Here is a guide on how you can unroot Galaxy S10 or Galaxy S10 Plus. We will also downloading the latest official firmware to unroot this phone.

To Remember:

  • This guide is only for Samsung Galaxy S10 / Galaxy S10 Plus. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the phone.
  • We will be using an official firmware by Samsung in our process to unroot Galaxy S10 series.
  • Taking back up of all your data on your phone before proceeding.

Complete Step-By-Step Guide:

Step 1:

Download official firmware for your Galaxy S10 / Galaxy S10+ / Galaxy S10e to your PC and extract the zip file.

You can also use the Frija tool to download firmware from Samsung servers directly.

Step 2:

Also, Download Odin helps you to install official firmware on Samsung Galaxy S10 / Galaxy S10 Plus / Galaxy S10e.

Step 3:

Turn OFF your phone. Press and hold the Volume Down + Bixby buttons simultaneously. Then press the Power button till you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. Again Press Power to confirm to enter into Download Mode.

Step 4:

Make sure you have your Galaxy S10 USB drivers installed on your PC.

Step 5:

Open ODIN on your PC and connect your phone to your computer while your phone is in the Download Mode.

Step 6:

Once your phone is connected successfully, then the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number. This step takes some time.

Step 7:

Now choose the files that you have to flash/install on your phone. These files are to be found from the extracted files in Step 1.

  • Tap on ‘AP’ and select the file having ‘AP’ in its name.
  • Tap on ‘CP’ and select the file having ‘MODEM’ in its name. Skip this step if there is no such file.
  • Also, tap on ‘CSC’ and choose the file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Skip this step if there is no such file.
  • Tap on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Skip this step if there is no such file.
  • Tap on ‘BL’ and select the file with ‘BL’ in its name. Skip if there is no such file.

If you are using an older version of ODIN or flashing a firmware then look below for the abbreviations to the old name format. Make sure that only file name changes, the functionality and back end process remain the same so don’t worry.

  • AP = PDA
  • BL = Boot Loader
  • CP = Modem
Step 8:

In ODIN, look at the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options. As for the Re-Partition choice, check it ONLY if you selected a (.PIT) file in the above step.

Step 9:

Now tap on the Start button in ODIN. The installation process will begin and would take a few minutes to complete.

Step 10:

Once the installation is complete, your phone will restart. Once you see the home screen, unplug your phone from the computer.

That’s it. Your Samsung Galaxy S10 phone should have returned to factory settings and fully unrooted. Also, to check, you can install and download a root-supported app from the Google Play Store and check if it works or not.


If you still have any issue then feel free and drop a comment. We are here to help you.

Till then! Keep Smiling 🙂

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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