How To: Unroot a Motorola Droid phone and restore it to stock settings

Unroot a Motorola Droid phone and restore it to stock settings

How to Unroot a Motorola Droid phone and restore it to stock settings

The Motorola Droid is getting a little long in the tooth, but it is still a remarkably capable phone with full keyboard, which makes it almost unique among it's Android-based competition. If you've rooted your phone (good for you!) and for some reason want to go back to the stock configuration that your phone was in when you took it out of the box, this video will show you how to do it. One good reason is if you want to update your phone's firmware, which will not work if you phone is rooted and has a custom ROM.

From the creator:

This is a guide on how to go back to STOCK settings, Warning this will clear your phone of ALL data, UNLESS you have backed up via Google's servers.

Step 1
Download this file!
http://download216.mediafire.com/ztlzffgozmzg/fzzz2zmyyyy/unroot_update.zip

Step 2
Follow this guide if you need extra help
http://rootyourdroid.info/guides/unroot-back-to-stock/

Step 3
Mount USB

Step 4
DELETE any files or file that says "update.zip"

Step 5
Take the file named "unroot_update.zip" that you downloaded to your desktop and place inside the ROOT of your SD card, Once its copied to the SD card you must rename the file to "update.zip" DO NOT EXTRACT THIS FILE!

Step 6
Reboot in Recovery- Hold power and X key at the same time

Step 7
Hit install
Allow update.zip installation
install sdcard/update.zip (depreciated)

Step 8
Wipe cache partition
Wipe data/Factory Reset

REBOOT and your done!

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