How to Unlock Bootloader on YU Yuphoria YU5010 [Guide]

This tutorial shows how to unlock Bootloader on YU Yuphoria YU5010 Android Smartphone.

Yuphoria has made its debut in the smartphone market recently and it has been out of stock in seconds. Similar to Yureka, Yuphoria also comes with special feature of warranty not getting void for unlocking Bootloader and rooting it. So if you got your hands on the all new Yuphoria, then you can proceed with unlocking Bootloader on YU Yuphoria and play with custom ROMs and Custom Kernels.

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In this tutorial we will guide you with complete process on how to unlock Bootloader on YU Yuphoria Android Smartphone and this is official method provided by YU Team at YU forums. Once you have unlocked Bootloader on YU Yuphoria, you will be able to enhance the performance and battery life of the device, by installing Custom ROMs and Kernels. Also you will be able to taste latest Android M version on your device via Custom ROMs.

So let’s proceed and get Yuphoria prepared for the Bootloader unlock process.

Getting Prepared:

  1. Make a backup of entire data on Yuphoria to safe place, as unlocking Bootloader wipes all of your data and settings.

Backup and Restore SMS

Backup and Restore Call Logs

Backup and Restore Contacts

Backup files stored on internal storage to PC, or move them to external SD card.

  1. Enable USB Debugging on Yuphoria.
  2. Charge YU Yuphoria to at least 75%, before you proceed with unlocking process.
  3. Setup YU USB Drivers on PC. How watch here.
  4. Setup ADB and Fastboot drivers on PC.

Disclaimer: Though unlocking Bootloader on YU Yuphoria won’t void your warranty, if performed wrongly can even brick your device. So nor we and manufacturer of Yuphoria are responsible for any damage caused to your device. Follow the below steps at your own risk.

Also Read: How to Soft Reset and Factory Hard Reset YU Yuphoria YU5010

How to unlock Bootloader on YU Yuphoria YU5010:

Step 1: Power off YU Yuphoria and boot it into Fastboot / Bootloader Mode. To do so press the volume up button and connect it to PC, while the volume up button is pressed.

Step 2: Open the Fastboot folder on PC and press and hold shift key and right click inside the Fastboot folder at the empty space and choose open command window here.

Step 3: In CMD type the following commands and hit enter after each command.

fastboot -i 0x2A96 devices

This command will show list of devices connected to PC in Fastboot / Bootloader Mode. If no devices are shown, then make sure to install the USB drivers correctly.

fastboot -i 0x2A96 oem unlock

This command will unlock Bootloader on YU Yuphoria wiping all the data and settings.

fastboot -i 0x2A96 reboot

This command will reboot your device into normal mode.

That’s all you have to do to unlock Bootloader on YU Yuphoria android smartphone. Do share this tutorial with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus and help them in unlocking Bootloader on YU Yuphoria.

Have any queries? Post them in comment section below.

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Tech Lover, Gadget Freak and the founder of Gizmo Advices who loves to play with Custom ROM's, Kernel's etc.


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  1. I have an issue with yuphoria.
    I don’t have my USB debugging enabled and am stuck in cyanogen boot screen.
    This happened after installing chainfire 3d in my new yuphoria.
    Can u pls help me out of this.
    How do I get to fastboot or recovery mode without USB debugging enabled?
    My device is rooted.

    • Boot your device into Recovery Mode and clear all the data, cache and media (Factory Reset). To boot into Recovery Mode, press and hold Volume Up, Volume Down and Power buttons simultaneously until you see YU logo.

      • My Yuphoria is stuck on Cyanogen Logo after trying to install new updates. Phone is not detecting phone.
        how can i flash it now?

  2. bro my yuphoria is hardbricked its not even getting connected to pc and its neither entering fastboot nor getting charged .what should i do now

  3. my yu yuphoria stuck at YU LOGO and during fastboot error displayed as write failure, pl advice what can be done

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