How-To Unlock Bootloader of YU Yutopia(YU5050) - Official

Official Guide to Unlocking Bootloader of YU Yutopia

YU Yutopia, the flagship device from YU launched in December which has been shipping since 26th December to the customers who pre-ordered the device. As we know the biggest advantage with YU brand is Cyanogen OS which allows for maximum customization along with that YU also allows it's users to unlock the device and root the phone without voiding the device's warranty. So if you bought Yutopia you can tinker with the device with worrying about the warranty. Below is the official guide for unlocking Bootloader of YU Yutopia.

Also Read: How-To Root YU Yutopia (YU5050) - Official Guide

Tutorial on how to unlock the YU YUTOPIA

Requirements:  

  1. YU YUTOPIA phone
  2. Drivers (windows will automatically install them) - official compatible driver pack is here
  3. ADB & Fastboot binary package(use this guide to install ADB & Fastboot)

WARNING: 

PLEASE TAKE A BACKUP OF YOUR DATA BEFORE PROCEEDING!
This procedure may wipe the /data partition of your phone, so you will loose all your stored data, settings.
Memory Card will not be wiped.

Steps to Unlock Bootloader of Yutopia

1. Firstly enable Developer tools (Pressing Build number 7-10 times continuously under about phones in setting).

2. Now enable USB debugging and OEM unlocking under Developer options.

3. Download the adb & fastboot binary package and extract it on a temporary folder in c:\

4. Power down phone

5. While pressing VOLUME UP key connect the phone to PC/Laptop via USB cable

6. You will get a screen on your phone which says "Fastboot mode"

7. Device drivers will get installed by windows (please wait for the driver installation to complete)

8. After driver installation is done go to the folder where you have extracted the package

9. Pressing the SHIFT key right click in the folder and select "Open command prompt here"

10. Now a Command Prompt window will open up

11. Type the following command to check if the device was detected in fastboot mode

Code:
fastboot -i 0x2A96 devices
If device is connected you will get following kind of output:

76d8ce61 fastboot

12. If you don't get similar output it means that the drivers weren't correctly installed or the device wasn't connected properly.
(76d8ce61 this number can be different for each user)

13. If the output is similar to above then run the following command:
Code:
fastboot -i 0x2A96 oem unlock
14. Now reboot from fastboot mode and thats it :)
Code:
fastboot -i 0x2A96 reboot

PLEASE NOTE THAT OMITTING 
"-i 0x2A96" WILL LEAD TO FASTBOOT COMMANDS NOT WORKING.
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