Rooting your Google Nexus 6P offers you much more control over it, but you know that there is also a dark side of this procedure. The operation that opens the door to a new world of possibilities is the same one that usually voids your warranty and make repairs a nightmare, it makes impossible to upgrade the firmware, to restore it back to its initial state and to experience the pure Android system once more.
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Luckily, you can quickly revoke root access on your Google Nexus 6P with a few simple steps. Yes, this is possible with the right tools and the operation takes no more than a few minutes.
Before starting the actual unroot procedure, there are a few things that you must be careful about. First of all, prepare your computer for the operation, so temporarily turn off the security tools and make sure that the Google Nexus 6P USB drivers are already installed.
On your phone you must enable Developer Options; for that, tap several times on Built Number after accessing Menu – Settings – About phone. Then, from Menu – Settings – Developer options you must find and check the USB Debugging option.
And don’t skip the last step. As simple as it might seem, trust me when I say that it is of great importance. So, my advice is to check the battery charge level, it has to be over 40% before starting installation if you want to prevent your smartphone from powering down during the flashing process. Only now you go to the remove-root part of this guide and see how it goes.
Learn how to Revoke Root Access on your Nexus 6P:
- For the start, you have to take the one click toolkit from here;
- Right click on the executable file and select Run as Administrator;
- The program will ask you to download and apply some files and that is exactly what you have to do;
- Use the original USB cord and connect your Nexus 6P with the PC;
- From the program that runs on your computer, select Flash Stock + UnRoot options;
- Now, you must follow on screen prompts to unroot your device;
- If you want to relock the bootloader: from the same toolkit you must select OEM Lock and once more follow on screen prompts;
- In the end, do not forget to reboot your Nexus device in order to save the changes.
Once you’ve unrooted your device, you can forget about the previous problems and think about running the OTA Android update. And after the update, you can always choose to reroot the device and enjoy the latest Android OS version and the power provided by root as well.
Also read this guide on How to Revoke Root Method Available for Google Nexus 6