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How to Install CWM Recovery & Root Micromax YU Yureka

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YU Yureka is a 5.5 inch low-budget smartphone announced in January 2015. It is packed up with amazing specifications. Some of them are SnapDragon 615 octa-core processor, 2GB RAM, 13MP Full HD rear camera, 16GB internal storage, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and much more. Also Yureka is powered by Cyanogenmod 12 which means all tweaks in the android world can be applied on this device. So now here in this post we are going to discuss how to install cwm recovery & root Micromax YU Yureka.

I. Unlocking the Bootloader

Before proceeding forward for flashing recovery and rooting your device, unlocking device’s bootloader is necessary. So here is how to do so:

  1. Install ADB & Fastboot on your windows computer.
  2. Enable USB Debugging on your device.(Go to Settings -> Developers Option -> Tick USB Debugging Option)(In case you does not find developer options in your device, then go to Settings -> About -> Tap on build number many times. A popup will show that you are now a developer.)
  3. Connect your device to computer. You will get a popup on your phone, select ‘Always allow from this computer’ and then tap OK.
  4. Go to ADB & Fastboot folder. Hold shift and right click anywhere in the folder and select open command window here.
  5. To check whether you device is detected or not type adb devices .
  6. Reboot into bootloader mode using following command adb reboot bootloader .
  7. Now it’s time to unlock bootloader. Type fastboot -i 0x1ebf oem unlock .
  8. You’ve successfully unlocked your device’s bootloader.

II. Flashing CWM Recovery

After successfully unlocking your device’s bootloader, you have to flash cwm recovery so that you can flash zip files directly to your device.

  1. Download CWM Recovery Image.
  2. Now read this post to flash recovery image using ADB and Fastboot.

III. Rooting the device

Once you have install cwm recovery, now you can flash custom rom’s, mod’s and various other things on your device. So now it’s time to root your device. Read this post on root android device using custom recovery.

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Mehul Boricha
Mehul Boricha is the founder of Tech Arrival & Astute Links. He is a computer and smartphone geek from Junagadh, Gujarat, India. He is a Computer Engineer by Education & an Entrepreneur by Passion. Apart from technology geek, he is an audiophile & loves to connect with people.


  1. Hello Mehul Boricha
    Nice post !
    To get the root access on the YU Yureka you need to unlock the boot loader and install recovery first. kills .I was trying a while rooting the device but now I can do that easily .Thanks for sharing the valuable post.

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