OS X Yosemite Recovery Partition Gone? How to Show it


After installing or upgrading to Mac OS X Yosemite, lot of users reported recovery partition/disk was not installed or missing.

Don’t worry. Recovery partition was available ion Mac OS X. But not working.

Open Terminal app and type the following command.

diskutil list

recovery partition missing yosemite
It will display list of partition include recovery partition. So its not missing.

How to show up recovery partition again?

1.Open terminal and type the following commands one by one.

diskutil cs list
diskutil coreStorage revert lvUUID

2. Then restart  your computer

3. When your computer boot up, press the option key. Recovery partition will show up again in the startup manager.

Note : Some users reported after running this commands they getting error like “No CoreStorage logical volume groups found” & “Unable to find disk for lvUUID”. But still they can’t get recovery partition back.

Solution 2:  Boot your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air up using Command+R

Solution 3: Reinstall OS X Yosemite.

If you knew any other solutions to fix “Yosemite Recovery partition missing” issue, inform us via comment.

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