How-to install CyanogenMod 13.0 Marshmallow Nightlies on YU Yutopia (YU5050) - Complete Guide

Manually install CyanogenMod Marshmallow Nightlies on YU Yutopia (sambar, YU5050)

How-to install CyanogenMod 13.0 Marshmallow Nightlies on YU Yutopia (YU5050) - Complete Guide
CyanogenMod Marshmallow for YU Yutopia
Cyanogen officially released the CyanogenMod nightlies for YU Yutopia a few days go and if you want to get a taste of the Marshmallow but stuck because of the technical know-how here's our complete guide for installing CyanogenMod 13.0 on your Yutopia.

Requirements: 

1. YU  Yutopia with unlocked bootloader
If you don't have unlocked bootloader check this out: How-To Unlock Bootloader of YU Yutopia(YU5050) - Official

2. TeamWin Recovery Image
Download directly here or get latest image yourself here

3. PC with working fastboot and adb
find more about fastboot and adb

4. Latest nightlies Zip Package for YU Yutopia (sambar)

5. Google Apps Package

Once you have unlocked bootloader of your Yutopia and downloaded the zip package and recovery proceed to the steps below:

Installing recovery using fastboot


  1. Connect the Yutopia to the computer via USB
  2. place the recovery image in the same directory as fastboot
  3. Open command prompt and reboot the device into fastboot mode usingadb reboot bootloaderalternatively you can use the hardware keys
  4. Flash recovery onto your device by entering the following command:fastboot flash recovery your_recovery_image.img

Verify the installation of recovery by holding the Volume Down and Power buttons and check whether it goes into recovery or not.

Installing CyanogenMod from recovery

Boot to recovery mode now:
  • With the device powered down, hold the Volume Down and Power buttons.
 Place the CyanogenMod .zip package, as well as any optional .zip packages, on the root of /sdcard:
  • Using adbadb push filename.zip /sdcard/
  1. In Team Win Recovery Project, select menu choices by tapping on the appropriately labelled button.
  2. Optional (Recommended): Select the Backup button to create a backup.
  3. Select Wipe and then Factory Reset.
  4. Select Install (if you're running Cyanogen recovery this is Apply Update).
  5. Navigate to /sdcard and select the CyanogenMod .zip package.
  6. Follow the on-screen notices to install the package.
  7. Optional: Install any additional packages you wish using the same method (if you are installing multiple packages, install CyanogenMod first and then install any subsequent packages on top of it).
  8. Once installation has finished, return to the main menu and select Reboot, then System. The device will now boot into CyanogenMod.
Note: Installing a custom ROM on your device may result in loss of data or accidental bricking of the device so we urge our readers to kindly read the instructions carefully before attempting to install new ROM. Also don't forget to take complete backup of your device just in case.

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