Have you rooted your smartphone or tablet using KingRoot Android application? If yes is your answer, then you will have Kinguser application installed on your Android device. If you are looking for a way to replace Kinguser with SuperSu in your Android device (which is used by most people for managing root permissions), you are on the right page.
Here, I have given a tutorial with step by step instructions to replace Kinguser with SuperSU app. The tutorial is a simple one, and even a complete newbie can do it without encountering any errors.
Tutorial To Replace Kinguser With SuperSU:
Step 1: To get started, make sure that you have rooted your smartphone or tablet, and the device has Kinguser app installed in it.
Step 2: Next, ensure that you have enabled the installation of apps from Unknown Sources in your device by following this path: Settings -> Security -> Device Administration -> Unknown Sources.
Step 3: Now, download SuperSU-Me app to your Android device. Once downloaded, tap on the .apk file to install it in your device. Once the application is installed, tap on the App icon to launch it. While doing so, the app will ask for root permission. Just “Grant” it.
<Step 4: In the SuperSU-Me screen, press the big blue button to begin the replacing process, i.e., the process to replace Kinguser with SuperSU.
Step 5: Once the replacing process is over, the SuperSU app will automatically open up in your device.
Step 6: Now, if you open up Apps Menu in your Android device, you won’t find Kinguser or any other related app. It will all be replaced by SuperSU app.
That’s it. Now you have successfully replaced Kinguser with SuperSU android app. We have shared another method for replacing Kinguser with SuperSU below. If, in case that you would like to uninstall Kinguser and unroot your Android device, follow our guide to remove Kinguser and Unroot Android device.
Step 1: To get started, download “Replace_Kingroot_With_SuperSU.zip” file to your computer and extract it. Once you extract the .zip package, you will get a folder named “mrw” with four files in it.
Step 2: Now, enable USB debugging mode in your Android device by following this path: Settings -> Developer Options -> USB Debugging. Once enabled, connect your Android smartphone or tablet with the computer and transfer the “mrw” folder to your device’s internal memory.
Step 3: Next, download and install Terminal Emulator for Android from Google Play Store. Once installed, launch the application and enter the following command:
Step 4: Now, a prompt message will show up in your device, asking for root permission. Grant it.
Step 5: Next, enter the following command in the Terminal Emulator for Android app:
Step 6: Now, you will get some error message initially, but in the end, the SuperSU app will be launched. If not, launch the SuperSU app installed in your device manually and update SU binary. Once updated, reboot your device.
That’s it. Now you have successfully replaced Kinguser android app with SuperSU application. To confirm whether your Android device still has root permissions, use the Root Checker app from Google Play store.
If you encounter any issues while following this tutorial, do let me know via comments.
Mitch R says
Just tried method 1, LG L22C Power, remaining kingroot app would not uninstall, so I rebooted, now it is stuck in the “android” startup screen after the LG boot screen (I removed the factory startup screen – tracfone / straight talk)… going to go look for a way to recover it now… should have used supersu out of google play, seems it is more up to date and maybe would have worked better with the kingroot I used…
Joey M. says
What if I were to revert to KingUser or unroot my device? How would I go about that?
You can’t revert to kinguser after replacing it with SuperSU. For unrooting, you will need to flash stock ROM firmware again!
phone stuck on startup.
a popup window apear during process i dont know what was that. what to do now
This crap put my LG Magna in bootloop, had to reflash firmware. Avoid like the plague.
The phone is stuck in boot screen after trying the script 🙁
I tried wipe cache and wipe data but still not working
Can anyone please help how to recover the phone ?
@Aly, if you are stuck in the bootloop then there is one thing that i would suggest you to try. Though this process will not get your phone rooted but it will get back to normal. Download the stock firmware from the net and flash it via odin. If you are using a samsung phone then you can the firmware from sammobile.com.
To know more about flashing your phone firmware or rom just go to xda sites.
Sándor Horváth says
I have a problem with the Allview A5 Easy.
I’m was replaced the Kingroot to the SuperSU then it can’t be boot again. The phone is just stuck the boot logo. I did a Factory reset and i cieared the Cache partition the state is remain same.
I’m found a Stock ROM zip flie but the System.img is damaged and i can’t be flashed the phone
what a waste wen thr is no use of this tutorial. result is just bootloop..
David Jett says
it totally unrooted my LG K7 went back to normal
IT Bro says
I know how you can get your phone back from bootloop…just reboot recovery>>click install>>select supersu zip>>flash it again>>then reboot system>>thats it…it will go back to normal view…I think it will work 70%…If not then ask google what to do…
IT Bro says
If you have TWRP recovery then it will work…I am not sure if it works on CWM or not…you can try…
Sathishkumar Varatharajan says
Please follow the Method 2: https://rootmydevice.com/replace-kinguser-with-supersu-in-android/
All update root without pc
Sathishkumar Varatharajan says
Yes, It can be used, Please following this guide: https://rootmydevice.com/replace-kinguser-with-supersu-in-android/
Awesome! Worked so nicely with current (as of 2017-12-19) Kingroot 5.3.1 and I easily updated to SuperSU 2.82.
The most important thing to note is the fact that I did this on a Wink Relay (search for it) device where Kingroot is the only real player for rooting the Wink Relay. This, however, is the only complete Kingroot to SuperSU replacement that actually works. Tried like 3-4 different methods but once I saw the SH, it all made sense 🙂
The error I had before was “su binary occupied” which I could never get past. The only difference is the fact that I could not chmod for some reason on /sdcard/mrw so I copied the mrw folder to /data/mrw then chmod’d the root.sh file and ran it with ./root.sh — worked like a charm.
Can’t thank you enough…
Will this method work for system have been rooted with king user but the system is read only..??