Are you encountering Unable to mount data error in TWRP? If yes, then this article will help you to fix it. It is a common issue that has been faced by many users and they are not able to fix it. In this blog post, I will show you how to fix the Unable to Mount Data Error in TWRP.
What is Unable to Mount Data Error?
The most common reason for this error is that your device is not rooted. This means you have to root your phone in order to flash a ROM or mod that requires root access. If you don’t know how to do this, we recommend checking out our guide on how to root your Android phone here.
If you try to install an app and see this message, it means that the data partition on your SD card isn’t mounted correctly, which can be caused by several factors:
- The partition may be corrupted or damaged due to improper formatting.
- The partition may have been deleted accidentally (this is more common than one would think).
How to Fix Unable to Mount Data Error in TWRP?
- Enable USB Debugging:
- Go to Settings > About phone > Software information and tap Build number seven times to enable Developer options.
- Go back to Settings and select Developer options from the list of settings on top of your screen. You will see a new section called “USB debugging.” This is where you can turn on or off USB debugging for your device so that you can use it as a developer when writing apps for Android devices or using certain tools provided by Google Play store (like ROMs).
Enable USB Debugging
To enable USB debugging, you will have to go to Settings > About Phone > Tap Build Number 7 times. When you do this, a Developer Options window will open. Go into this window and turn on the Debugging option.
Now that your device has been flashed with TWRP, you can wipe it and install a custom ROM or kernel by following our guide on how to install custom ROMs or kernels
If you’re unable to mount your data and want to fix the issue, follow these steps:
- Download the latest TWRP for your device from here.
- Reboot into recovery mode by turning off your phone and then holding down Volume Down + Power on your device until it boots into Recovery Mode.
- In order to fix this problem, wipe cache partition (Settings > Wipe > Advanced Wipe) and Dalvik cache partition (Settings > Advanced > Dalvik Cache). You can also perform a full factory reset if needed; just choose “Wipe Data/Factory Reset” from within TWRP’s main interface after completing these steps.
Perform a Factory Reset
To fix the Unable to mount data error, you will need to perform a factory reset. To do this, follow these steps:
- Connect your device via USB cable and power it on.
- Tap on “Install” or “Update” depending on which Recovery option you’re using.
- Once TWRP opens up, select “Wipe” from the list of options that appears at the bottom of your screen and confirm with OK when prompted.
You can fix the Unable to mount data error.
The Unable to mount data error occurs when you try to perform a sideload of an image or zip file from your computer. This error occurs because the Android device does not have enough storage space available for it.
To fix this issue:
- Enable USB debugging on your phone by following these steps:
Possible Solutions for TWRP Unable to Mount Data Error
There are several possible solutions to the Unable to mount data error in TWRP. If none of them work, you might have to perform a factory reset and start again from scratch.
- Enable USB Debugging
- Update/re-flash TWRP by following these steps:
- Download and flash recovery image file using ADB command line tool (e.g., fastboot) or via computer’s OS installed on your device (Windows XP/7/8) – see [How do I update my firmware?](https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/install/updating-device-firmware-using-windows-update). Make sure that you have downloaded the correct version for your device model number!
- After flashing recovery image, go back into Recovery Mode by pressing Volume Down + Power button together for about 5 seconds until you hear “Starting Recovery Mode” tone being played through speakers before exiting out of recovery mode without doing anything else like rebooting phone first or wiping cache partition etc…
There are several solutions to fix the Unable to mount data error in TWRP. You can update your ROM, flash a new ROM or do a factory reset.