How To Fix Cannot Flash TWRP: Partition Table Doesn’t Exist

This page will teach you how to fix if you cannot flash TWRP recovery on your smartphone and get an error message “Partition Table Doesn’t Exist.” There could be different reasons behind this error. For example, it may be due to compatibility, permission, etc. Also, a common issue that generally causes this type of issue is that you may not unlock your bootloader correctly.

So, let’s find out and check if we could fix this error. But, you have to make one thing to read the article until the end as each step is important, and if you miss any step, you might find yourself stuck on the Partition Table Doesn’t Exist error at the end of this guide.

How To Fix Cannot Flash TWRP: Partition Table Doesn't Exist

How To Fix Cannot Flash TWRP: Partition Table Doesn’t Exist.

Look, it is a complicated error that anyone gets while flashing TWRP recovery, as if it is not fixed. But then, there’s a chance that your phone may get bricked, and you are stuck on the boot loop screen. So, let’s check before fixing the step what you need to check first:

Some Basic Things You Need to Check:

  1. Check if your phone is fully charged or not.
  2. Make sure to use your device’s original USB cable.
  3. Make sure you have Android SDK installed on your PC.
  4. Also, cross-check if you have correctly unlocked your smartphone’s bootloader.
  5.  Check if you downloaded the proper software version compatible with your phone.

So, if you have checked all the prerequisites, you can follow the steps below.

Steps To Fix Partition Table Doesn’t Exist.

I know you may have already performed these steps. But, I recommend you to follow these once again with more care. So, here are the steps:

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  • First, enable your smartphone’s USB debugging from the developer’s option.
  • After that, you require to download the TWRP recovery on your phone.
  • Then, you can simply boot your device into Bootloader mode. So, to do so, shut down your phone and then press and hold the volume down and power button for about 10 seconds to boot into the bootloader.
  • Now, connect your phone to your PC using the original USB cable and open the command prompt with admin rights. Then, use the command:
fastboot devices
  • After that, use the command:
sudo fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

But, most of the users claim that this command doesn’t help them to flash TWRP recovery. So, a user in the XDA forum claims that instead of using the command mentioned above, you can use this command:

sudo fastboot flash boot boot.img
  • That’s it. Now, if everything is done correctly, you will get a success message on your command prompt window.

TWRP recovery command prompt successful window

Sum Up

It may be possible that this method may not work on all devices as this is limited to some specific devices. Also, if nothing helps, this means you have done something wrong. So, you must again perform each step, but this time with more care.

So, that’s it for this guide, guys. We hope this helps you to get out of the Partition Table Doesn’t Exist error while flashing TWRP recovery.

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