How To Unlock BootLoader and Root Micromax YU Yureka

Micromax is an Indian smartphone brand and popular for its budget smartphone. Recently Micromax has launched Micromax YU Yureka and it is only available on Amazon via flash sale. This is a wonderful phone with some great features in a price range of Rs.8, 999/-. Some great features of this phone are 1.5 GHz Octa-Core snapdragon processor, 13MP rare and 5Mp front camera, 5.5 inch HD IPS display, 2GB RAM, Cyanogen OS 11/Android 4.4.4 kitkat OS and lot more.

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The Cyanoger OS is a Custom android OS, which allows you to customize your device according to your choice. To play with it program, we need to root android. Root will unlock your phone, then you can install custom ROM, install rooted apps and much more. However, if you bought Micromax Yu Yureka and searching for a simple method to root Micromax YU Yureka, then you are at right place. Here I will show you a simple and easy method to root Micromax YU Yureka.

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Unlock BootLoader and root Micromax Yu Yureka

To root Micromax YU Yureka, we have to first unlock its boot loader to install CMW recovery. So let’s first check out how to Unlock Bootloader of Micromax YU Yureka.

Warning– Unlocking Bootloader and rooting your Micromax YU Yureka may void your phones warranty. Unlocking and rooting is a risky task, we will not be responsible if any kind of damage occurs on your phone while following the below guide.

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How to Unlock Boot Loader of Micromax YU Yureka?

The process of Unlocking boot loader is very easy. Just follow the below steps carefully.

  • First of all download CMW recovery and save it on your computer’s desktop.
  • Now Swith Off your Yu Yureka and connect it to your PC via data cable.
  • Now you will notice that your phone notification light (situated next to the speaker) goes red.
  • As soon as the light goes red, press the volume up button for some seconds.
  • Now you will see fastboot screen and release the volume button.
  • Now press shift+right click on the desktop blank area and choose Open Command Window Here.

Unlock BootLoader micromax YU Yureka

  • A command window will appear, paste the below command in it and hit enter.
fastboot -i 0x1ebf oem unlock
  • You have successfully unlocked your bootloader. Now you need to install CMW recovery on your phone.
  • To install CMW, type the below command in that command window and hit enter button.
fastboot -i 0x1ebf flash recovery recovery-yu.img
  • Now reboot your device.

You have successfully installed CMW recovery on your device. Now you can root Micromax Yu Yureka.

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How to Root Micromax YU Yureka?

The below are the step by step guide to root Micromax YU Yureka.

  • First of all download and transfer it to the root file of your SD card.
  • Switch off your phone and boot it in recovery mode by pressing volume up+volume down+poser button.
  • From the recovery menu, select install zip and then select that you transferred in step one.
  • After installing, select reboot system now to start your phone normally.
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Congrats man! 🙂 You got the root access on your phone. Now play with its program and explore new things.


Rooting is the best thing you can do with your android. It gives you the power to explore your phone beyond its limit. After rooting the android, there will be no restrict on you and you will be free to play with your phone. At the same time it is also a risky process. Any wrong step is enough to make your phone useless. So always make sure to think twice before rooting your android.

So it was the simple guide on how to Unlock Bootloader and root Micromax YU Yureka. I hope you got the success to root Micromax YU Yureka by following the above simple guide. If you face any problem or want to ask something about this post then leave a comment, I will be glad to assist you. If you found this post helpful then share this article with your friends by hitting the below share buttons 🙂


  1. Harsh chauhan says

    Nice article Bro …
    just want to clear if my warranty will be voided or not ???

  2. when i entet in the command and write the above command its show that”waiting for device” and stucked off what is the next step..

    • Hi Rakesh,
      To unlock your Bootloader, you have to turn on Fasboot mode on your phone. So i think your device is not on Fastboot mode, and make sure to use Original data cable.

  3. after all steps my yureka did not connect to pc

  4. does it erase my data!!!!

    • Yes, it does.
      Make sure to create a backup of all your important files before following the above methods 🙂

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