How to Fix Battery Drain and Heat Issues on Yu Yureka

After updating Micromax Yu Yureka to the Cyanogen OS 12 (Android 5.0.2 Lollipop), many users have complaints that their phone eats up more battery and produce more heat. To fix these bugs, Cyanogen team has released a new update that you can install manually. If your Yu Yureka suffer from such an issue, read on to know how to fix it.

Today’s tutorial shows you how to fix battery drain and heat issue on Micromax Yu Yureka. You can fix these bugs by updating Yu Yureka to the newest version of Cyanogen OS 12. This updates will also provide power improvements and security enhancement for your device. If you have battery drain or heat issue, follow the guide to know how to fix it manually.


Before you get start updating your Yu Yureka to the latest version of Cyanogen OS 12, please note that this update does not wipe your data. However, it is highly recommended that you should back up all your important data on your phone, just in case. Also, this method does not void your manufacturer warranty in any way.

Fix battery drain & Heat Issue on Yu Yureka

1. Download [HERE] the update zip file ( and transfer it to your phone’s internal storage. This is an official firmware update.

2. Now, boot your Yu Yureka into recovery mode. You can do this in two methods.

First method: Go to Settings -> About phone -> tap on the Build Number seven times to unlock Developer Options. Now go to Settings -> Developer Options -> enable ‘Advanced Reboot’ option. Now long press the power button, select the reboot option and select reboot to recovery option.

Second method: Power off your Yureka. Once it shuts down completely, hold down the Volume up +Volume down + Power buttons at the same time.

3. From recovery, select ‘Apply update’ option, then choose from internal storage option, and then select the ‘’ file that you have copied earlier.

4. Once you select the file, the recovery will start flashing the update. When the update completed, you will be back on the main Recovery menu.

5. Select the Reboot system now option and wait for the reboot process to complete.

This update will fix battery drain and heat issue on your Micromax Yu Yureka. (Source – XDA)

Kannan is a computer and Android enthusiast, a blogger by passion and a tech freak. His always ready-to-help attitude, knowledge and hard work is what drives him.


  1. Souvik naskar

    Jul 16, 2017 at 9:06 am

    My battery daying 1% per minute just 2-3 hour 100% to 0%

    • Kannan

      Jul 16, 2017 at 11:28 am

      Check your battery for damage

  2. aman

    Feb 7, 2017 at 2:27 pm

    i am also a yureka user but frendz its most common problem, & i was rooted my phone but not working, no update for yu yureka.

  3. mani

    Dec 24, 2016 at 10:10 pm

    this installation file is only for 12 or 12.1

    • Kannan

      Dec 25, 2016 at 3:40 pm

      Already mentioned in the post

  4. Ajit Kumar Sharma

    Jan 7, 2016 at 3:32 pm

    Battery Drainning …….
    Top rated problem in yureka… …
    Reply me…

  5. kathan mehta

    Nov 21, 2015 at 3:37 pm

    Guys you don’t need to download this update.I also have all use your yureka phone for some time like 4-5months.then it runs does not get heating.

  6. kathan mehta

    Nov 21, 2015 at 3:30 pm

    I have update of 5.1.1 in yureka. I have download it. And applied update in recovery options but it always says installation what can I do? Please help me!

    • Ashwin k m

      Apr 4, 2016 at 7:17 pm

      I am on marshmallow and I play mini militia game I can’t even play 6 complete minutes without my phone heating and my battery drains for 8-10% off

    • Gladson

      Jan 8, 2017 at 2:45 pm

      Please wipe cache partition and wipe data and wipe Davlik cache from advanced options

  7. ali

    Nov 20, 2015 at 8:33 am

    i was facing battery problem they cant get charge so whATS THE Sloution

  8. durgesh parmar

    Nov 2, 2015 at 6:20 pm

    installation failed men what I do ????

    • Kannan

      Nov 3, 2015 at 8:54 am

      This incremental update isn’t necessary if you have updated your device to latest Cyanogen OS version.

  9. Ravikiran Nannaware

    Sep 25, 2015 at 11:36 pm

    This update hasn’t helped me to solve battery drain very upset about this battery drain issue after the heating problems of yureka.Tired of my phone being connected to charger feels like using some landline I have sticked to the charger.Hope u guys find some solution soon don’t let our trust go down…

  10. raghupareek

    Aug 11, 2015 at 5:16 pm

    installetion failed… what i do now?

    • Ravindra

      Aug 27, 2015 at 2:09 pm

      Is this update can remove my data in internal storage ????? please reply

      • Kannan

        Aug 28, 2015 at 10:01 am

        it won’t

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