Personal hotspot disappeared on iPhone? Easy Fix

Does your Personal hotspot disappeared on iPhone? Or your iPhone missing hotspot? Don’t worry, I  have a simple solution to this issue. I did not see a Personal hotspot option when I bought an iPhone. But I have enabled it with a simple tweak. In this tutorial, I am going to show you how I have enabled Personal hotspot on iPhone.

If you are not seeing the Personal Hotspot option, just enable your data, you will see the Personal Hotspot option. If you don’t see even after enabling data, then read this article for the fix.

Fix – Personal hotspot disappeared on iPhone

Open your iPhone. Go to Settings -> Mobile Data (or Cellular).

iphone settings

Turn On mobile data, if you have turned off. Now Select Mobile Data Options option.

mobile data option in iphone

Tap Mobile data network(Cellular Data Network)  option.

mobile data options on iphone

You will see a page where you need to enter your carrier APN. You must have entered APN in the first option i.e., MOBILE DATA(Cellular DATA) option. Otherwise, enter your network APN. Scroll down the page up to PERSONAL HOTSPOT section. That might be the last option. Enter the same APN in the APN field.

Personal hotspot disappeared on iPhone

If you don’t know your carrier APN, contact your carrier or search in Google for APN of your carrier.

Now Go back and exit every thing.

Now you will always see Personal Hotspot option in your Mobile Settings just below Mobile Data option. When you enable your data, then only you can enable Personal Hotspot.

iphone settings with personal hotspot

If you don’t see personal hotspot option here, Go to Settings -> Mobile Data. You will have to see Personal Hotspot option just below Mobile Data Options option.

Still if you don’t see option try below methods.

1.Once check whether your APN is appearing or not in personal hotspot option under Mobile data option. If APN is there then,

2. Reboot your mobile, and go to Settings you will see Personal Hotspot option. Still not seeing option,

3. Reset Network Settings by going to Settings -> General -> Reset -> Reset Network Settings. You need to enter Pass code to reset network settings. Still not working,

4. Reset All Settings by going to Settings -> General -> Reset -> Reset All Settings.

Now you must see the option. Otherwise you need to contact your carrier to enable hotspot on your mobile number. In order to use Personal Hotspot, first you need to enable Mobile Data option. Enable Personal Hotspot. It will ask you to Turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Tap on that option.

Touch Wi-Fi Password option. Enter your required password.

Open your computer or Mac.  Go to network connections. You will see your Mobile name.  Connect to that using your password.

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