How to Unlock Bootloader on YU Yunicorn YU5530

In this tutorial checkout how to Unlock Bootloader on YU Yunicorn Android Smartphone

YU, the subsidiary of Micromax launched its latest Android Smartphone named as YU Yunicorn bearing model number YU5530. The device is priced at Rs. 12,999 and is exclusively available on Flipkart. Yunicorn comes with metal body which gives premium look and feel. Apart from that, the highlighting factors about it are 4GB RAM, 13MP camera, 4000mAh battery, Fingerprint scanner etc. If you already got your hands on this device then follow this guide to unlock bootloader on YU Yunicorn YU5530.

Unlock Bootloader on YU Yunicorn YU5530

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Getting Started:

  1. Take a backup of your important data. Backup SMS | Contacts | Call Logs.
  2. Charge YU Yunicorn to at least 70%.
  3. Enable USB Debugging on YU Yunicorn from Settings > Developer Options. Developer Options missing? Follow this tutorial.
  4. Enable OEM Unlock from Settings > Developer Options.
  5. Install appropriate YU USB Drivers on PC.
  6. Setup ADB and Fastboot drivers on PC.

Warning: The steps on How to Unlocking Bootloader on YU Yunicorn YU5530, should be followed carefully otherwise they may brick your device and leave it useless.

Also: How to Root YU Yunicorn YU5530

How to Unlock Bootloader on YU Yunicorn YU5530:

Step 1: Open Fastboot folder and press and hold the shift key and right click inside the folder at the empty space and from the list of options choose Open command window here.

Step 2: Power off YU Yunicorn and press and hold the Volume Up and Power buttons together and Choose Bootloader from the list.

Step 3: Connect it to PC and type below commands in CMD:

fastboot –i 0x1ebf devices

This command lists the devices connected to PC in Fastboot Mode. It is used to verify if YU Yunicorn is connected to PC properly.

fastboot –i 0x1ebf oem unlock

After entering the above command, the data on YU Yunicorn will be erased and its bootloader will be unlocked.

fastboot –i 0x1ebf reboot

This command boots the device into normal/ standard mode.

Hurray! Now you have successfully unlocked bootloader on YU Yunicorn. Is this tutorial helpful? Then consider sharing it on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus etc.

Have any issues? Post them in the 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. Dear Sir,
    I have read useful tips about YU5530.
    I am facing problem of message on screen ” please enter privacy restriction password to unlock ” for unlocking the phone, which i may have forgotten / may not be knowing.
    I have tried factory reset but to no purpose. Quick Heal antivirus customer care also did not help me in this regard. I am totally stuck. Is there any solution and you can provide guide lines to restart my phone and oblige.
    With regards.
    Shaikh A.R.A.

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