Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Root and Flash Custom Recovery in Micromax Yureka

Posted by Suhel Sayyad
In order to install root and flash custom recovery on your Micromax Yureka, the boot loader on your device should be unlocked. Only then you will be authorized to install this on your Micromax Yureka. The installation of custom recovery is very easy and is listed down for you in simple steps to guide you through the installation process. Let us first see how do we unlock boot loader?
 First take complete back up of all the data on your mobile before you unlock your boot loader as you may lose data.

Root and Flash Custom Recovery in Micromax Yureka

Steps to unlock boot loader:


  • Switch off your Micromax Yureka device first.
  • Connect it to your PC (laptop/desktop) using a data cable (USB).
  • You will see red light glowing.
  • Enter into fast boot mode using volume keys on your phone.
  • In the terminal type the below command using your PC.

Command: fastboot -i 0x1ebf oem unlock

  • Finally your boot loader is unlocked.
  • Now follow the steps to install CWM on your device
  • Steps to install CWM recovery:
  • Download CWM recovery image on your device. Once you are done with downloading the image, kindly switch your device off and now connect your device to your desktop or laptop. You will see the red colour light glowing on your device as soon as your device is connected to your PC.
  • As soon as you see the red light glowing, use volume keys/buttons to enter/navigate into fast boot mode.
  • Now your device is running in fast boot mode.
  • Open terminal on your PC and type the below mentioned command in the       terminal using your PC.

          Command:  fastboot -i 0x1ebf flash recovery recovery-yu.img
Once the above process is completed, you are done with installing CWM recovery successfully on micromax yureka device.
To access CWM mode on your device, use volume up/down and power keys.
After following the above two procedures (unlocking boot loader and installing CWM recovery) on your device, now it’s time to root your Yu Yureka.
Simply Follow the below mentioned steps.

Steps to root Yu Yureka:

  • By visiting the below mentioned link, download Superuser.zip file.
  • Link: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1538053
  • With the help of volume (up/down) keys and power button of your device, Enter (boot) into CWM recovery mode.
  • From your device’s SD card select install zip and also select Superuser.zip files.
  • Next reboot your device and then it’s done!
  • Kindly make sure that your phone is charged enough during all this procedure so that no distractions occur during installation and reboot.

About Author:

This is a guest post written by Kuldeep, He writes about Android Tips, Android News, Android Phones, Rooting Guides for android devices such as Yu Yureka, HTC Desire 501 etc. on his blog DroidCular.        



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