How-To Unlock bootloader of YU Yunique - Official Instructions Guide

Official step by step guide for unlocking bootloader of YU Yunique (YU4711)

YU Yunique which comes pre-installed with Pure Android has an option to install Cyanogen OS. Though the official version hasn't been released yet you can install CyanogenMod Nightlies. However you need to have a device with unlocked bootloader. Se here we have official guide provided by YU support team for unlocking bootloader of your Yunique.

Tutorial on how to unlock the YU Yunique 

Requirements:  

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 YU Yunique

Steps:

1. Firstly enable Developer tools (Pressing Build number 4-5 times continuously under about phones in setting).

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

3. Steps to Boot Into recovery and unlock bootloader:

A. Switch off the device.

B. Press volume UP and then press power button keeping Volume UP pressed, You will get a vibration and device will boot into recovery 

C. Use volume UP and Volume down button to move up and down in the Menu and use Power button to select nay option.

D. Now select Reboot to Bootloader

E. Now you will enter Fastboot mode.

F. To get OEM info use following command:

Code:
fastboot oem device-info

You will see Device unlocked: False

(That means Bootloader is locked)

G. Now to unlock bootloader type following commands:
Code:
fastboot oem unlock-go

H. After bootloader is unlocked device will reboot to system itself that means device is successfully unlocked.

Now to check if the bootloader is Unlocked, Re-enable the ADB detection then enter the bootloader and type following commands.
Code:
fastboot oem device-info
You will see

Device unlocked: true

That's it your YU Yuniqe is now unlocked and ready to be modified with. If you want install CyanogenMod 12.1 or Marshmallow based CyanogenMod 13.0 on your device check out our complete installation guide below.


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