[How To] Unlock Bootloader on YU Yutopia YU5050

In this tutorial checkout how to unlock bootloader on YU Yutopia YU5050 CyanogenMod Smartphone.

YU Yutopia is the latest Android Smartphone from YU Televentures and is powered by CyanogenMod OS. It was launched back in December 2015 with the price tag of Rs 24,999. The device packs some high-end hardware and features. It comes with 5.2 Inch display with 2K resolution and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. It also comes with extra features like fingerprint scanner etc. In this tutorial we are going to show you how to unlock bootloader YU Yutopia YU5050 CyanogenMod Smartphone.

Unlock Bootloader on YU Yutopia YU5050

The biggest advantage of YU Yutopia is unlocking the bootloader and root it doesn’t voids its warranty and you can tinker with your device without worrying about the warranty. Though the Warranty is not void in unlocking bootloader on YU Yutopia, it should be done carefully, otherwise you will end up hard bricking your device. In order to avoid such issues we have listed some of the pre-requisites, which might help you to avoid at least some common known problems.


  1. Enable USB Debugging on YU Yutopia.
  2. Ensure that you are left with at least 75% battery.
  3. Backup all the important data to safe place – SMS, Call Logs, and Contacts etc.
  4. Download and install requires Yutopia USB Drivers.
  5. Install and Setup ADB and Fastboot drivers on PC.

Disclaimer: We are not responsible for any damage to your YU Yutopia. Proceed with the below steps only if you understand what you are doing to it and proceed at your own risk.

Also Read: How to Soft & Factory Hard Reset YU Yutopia YU5050

How to Unlock Bootloader on YU Yutopia YU5050:

Step 1: Power off YU Yutopia and boot into Fastboot Mode. How?

  • Connect one end of USB cable to PC and make sure Yutopia is turned off.
  • Press and hold the Volume Up key and connect the other end of the USB cable to the device.

Still confused? Watch the video here. Though it is for Yureka Plus the procedure is same.

Step 2: Once you are in Fastboot Mode, connect your device to PC.

Step 3: If you have installed the Fastboot drivers system-wide then just open the command prompt on your PC or else open the Fastboot folder and press and hold the shift key and right click inside the folder and choose open command window here.

Step 4: Now in CMD type the following command to proceed with the unlock process.

fastboot -i 0x2A96 devices

This command shows the list of devices connected to PC in Fastboot mode. It is used to ensure that Yutopia is connected to PC properly.

fastboot -i 0x2A96 oem unlock

This command wipes all of your data and settings and unlocks the bootloader on YU Yutopia.

fastboot -i 0x2A96 reboot

This command reboots YU Yutopia into normal mode.

That’s it now you have successfully unlocked Bootloader on YU Yutopia. Do share this tutorial with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus etc. and help others in unlocking bootloader on YU Yutopia YU5050.

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