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.
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.
- 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.
- Enable USB Debugging on Yuphoria.
- Charge YU Yuphoria to at least 75%, before you proceed with unlocking process.
- Setup YU USB Drivers on PC. How watch here.
- 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.
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.
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