If you have rooted your smartphone using KingRoot, you can follow the instructions here to unroot your phone first. After your phone is unrooted, you can reroot your device other methods.
If you have used the KingRoot method, your phone will have three apps - KingRoot App
, Kingmaster App
and KingUser app
. Follow the steps below to remove them one by one.Remove KingRoot and KingMaster apps
Follow the standard method of uninstalling any application. Uninstalling it the standard way will remove both the applications. However, you will not be able to remove KingUser app without making some changes in the app.Remove Root permissions
- Launch KingUser app.
- Tap on Settings
- Tap on Root Authorisation Settings.
- Tap on Remove Root Permissions
- You should now get a popup stating "Remove Root Permission, and return to unroot status, proceed?"
- Tap on Clear. This will launch unrooting. It will unroot your phone.
- Reboot your phone and you will see that the KingUser application is removed.
You can check that your phone has lost lost root by checking it up with any root checker app.
Once your phone is unrooted, you can now consider rooting your phone again. I would suggest you to root your device using SuperSU
Here is how you can do it.
- Make sure you have unlocked your bootloader and have installed a custom recovery like TWRP.
- Go to the link http://www.supersu.com/ and download the latest version of SuperSU in the ZIP format.
- Copy the zip file to the internal storage of your phone. Note down the folder where the file is saved.
- Reboot your device into TWRP recovery. Tap on Install.
- Choose the file by navigating to the folder where you have saved the zip file.
- Tap on file and swipe to confirm.
- Wait till the flashing is completed. Tap on Reboot System
Please note that it will take a while to get your phone rebooted. Wait patiently and check with Root Checker app once done.