How to fix iOS Personal Hotspot Missing on iPhone XS Max, XS, XR/X/8/7/6S and Cellular iPad [Solved]

iOS Personal Hotspot is worth tool to share the internet between devices using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and via USB cable. It’s straightforward to pair and share network along with your friends, family members or on your other nearby devices like Mac, Windows laptop, iPad and much more. Each year Apple roll out a brand new operating system. But it arrives with little fat, and one of them is Personal Hotspot disappeared. Are you facing personal hotspot missing after update iOS on iPad/ iPad? Don’t worry. Get here, best in best troubleshooting to get the icon back.

Personal Hotspot is not a bug of the software update, but it also it could occur by the carrier service provider. So your first duty is to make sure that, your carrier is providing you personal hotspot service. We’ve some workarounds to get back iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 8/ 8 Plus, iPhone 7/ 7 Plus/ iPhone 6S/ 6S Plus/ iPhone SE personal Hotspot not showing Up. So follow below outlined ways under one roof.

Note: The Cellular data must be turned on. Otherwise, Personal Hotspot Settings appear grayed out on iPhone or iPad Settings screen.

Also check: Windows Won’t connect to iPhone Personal Hotspot.

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Now start given ideal ways and get back iOS personal Hotspot missing on your iPhone or iPad (Wi-Fi + Cellular)

Fix #1: To get back iPhone Personal hotspot is gone

Step #1. Open the  Settings app on your iPhone or iPad (iPad Mini, iPad Air) Home screen.

Step #2. Find Cellular/Mobile data you can appear underneath Bluetooth Settings.

Step #3. Tap on Cellular Data Network to go for APN Setting.

→ For iOS 11 users > Tap Cellular Data Options and tap Cellular Data network.

personal hotspot missing iOS 11 or later iPhone ipad iPod

Step #4. Next, You have to scroll down the screen till you appear Personal Hotspot section, Enter Same APN as on your cellular data APN.

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Now go one step back, you will get the personal hotspot in Cellular/ Mobile Data under Settings.

Note: ”Enter any username, no matter what as it will get deleted. And go back to Celluar Data is solved the issue.”

That’s it!

Hopefully, you got solved. If you persist the same problem, then try below given other workarounds.

Fix #2: Hard Reboot your iDevice

To hard reboot iPhone or iPad, Press and hold on Sleep/Wake and Home button simultaneously until you see Apple logo. Then Restart your iOS device again with the same buttons.

Now, Check out personal Hotspot under cellular Settings.

Get Her Tip for your Phone: How to hard Reboot iPhone Tip for All iPhone models.

Fix #3: Reset Network Settings on iPhone

Note: these steps will Delete all Network Settings including Wi-Fi passwords, VPN (Virtual private network) and APN Settings that you’ve used before and returned them to factory defaults.

Step #1. Launch the Settings App.

Step #2. Navigate General.

Step #3. Next, you have to scroll down the Screen until you get Reset option above the Shutdown (if you’ve iOS 11 or later iDevice)

Step #4. Tap on Reset and hit on Reset Network Settings

You will be Prompted Enter passcode –Tap on Reset Network Settings and make sure.

Reset Network Settings on iPhone iPad in iOS 11 or later

That’s it!

Fix 4: Check Cellular Data working or Not!

Also Check Cellular/ Mobile Data connectivity on iPhone, iPad. Browse in your Browser and use internet speed test tools.

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Is your iPhone data not working after latest iOS update? Don’t worry. Get Fix below on Cellular data not working on latest iOS.

Drop your feedback in the comments concerned what workaround was helpful to get back missing Personal Hotspot on your iOS device? Or if you have any other way then share with us and be useful for others. You also contact us on Facebook, Twitter.

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