Using a rooted Sony Xperia XA Ultra brings for you a lot of benefits when you can flash custom ROMs, install custom recovery images, install custom kernels and more. But in some cases, a rooted Android OS might not be a good idea and you might get yourself in some troubles, which revoking root access is required. So follow all step-by-step guide below to learn how to unroot the Sony Xperia XA Ultra without any issue.
If you want to receive Android notification update, first you have to unroot your Sony Xperia XA Ultra. Furthermore, if you choose to apply these steps below, you won’t lose your phone’s warranty. But before doing that, you need to meet some requirements.
- One rooted Sony Xperia XA Ultra
- One PC pre-installed the Xperia Companion to help you connect your Smartphone to your PC.
- An USB cable for the connection
- Back up all data of your device data to avoid getting lost during the unroot process.
- At least 60% power back up to avoid unexpected device shut down.
- Enable USB Debugging on your device by going to Settings > Development > USB Debugging.
- Disable the antivirus program in your PC in case it blocks Xperia Companion software.
How to Easily Unroot on Sony Xperia XA Ultra
- Download the Flashtool package from here and the stock firmware file from here, then save both files on your desktop.
- Then, install Flashtool.exe file on your computer
- Once done, go to C:/Flashtool/drivers and launch the drivers file to flash the neccessary drivers on your computer
- Now, copy and move the .ftf update package from desktop to the firmware folder located under the Flashtool directory.
- Great, now run the Flashtool executable file to launch the program on your computer.
- From interface inside flashtool, click on the thunder icon and select Flashmode.
- Then, just load the firmware file you transfered earlier to the firmwares folder.
- Remember to check everything from the Wipe section –a full wipe is recommended.
- Once done, click on the Flash
- Power off your device and wait till it shuts down completely.
- Now, press the Volume Down button on your phone and while connecting it with your computer using a USB cable.
- Then, you’ll see update process start automatically.
- When done, remove the USB cable and reboot your handset.
Also see: Know How You Can Unroot Android smartphones and tablets
Congratulation! Now the root access was revoked and your phone was restored back to its Stock Rom. Enjoy and visit Techgipsy for further tutorials and Android related tips and tricks.