On some place, Poor WiFi connectivity, No broadband internet you have to turn internet on your Mac, MacBook Pro/ Retina, iMac only through Personal hotspot from your iOS device running on iOS 9 or iOS 8. here you can turn personal hotspot on Mac using USB lighting cable and Bluetooth or Wi-Fi only. But unfortunately your iPhone can’t showing in network preference after connect with Mac using USB lightning cable. So follow the below steps for USB personal hotspot not working on Mac running with OS X Capitan or Yosemite.
Steps for USB personal hotspot not working on Mac OS X EI capitan
USB hotspot connection Setup with USB or WiFi needs some basic configurations and privilege conditions. So most of the folks have queries like Wi-Fi or USB personal hotspot not working on Mac. So from here learn the full concept about how to turn on enable personal hotspot in iOS 9 and share with Mac.
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Connect your iPhone to Mac through USB lighting Cable.
Step 1: First, Enable Personal hotspot on your iPhone, iPad running on iOS 9 or iOS 8. Go the Settings > Mobile Data > Enable Mobile Data.
Settings > Personal Hotspot > Enable Personal Hotspot (Personal Hotspot missing)
Once you Enable Personal Hotspot, Below screen will appear on your iOS device, here you want to turn personal hotspot only through USB, So tap on USB only.
System Preference > Network > For Ethernet > Choose configure IPv4 Off from Drop down.
Still your device can’t open internet on Mac, Make iPhone USB inactive and Reactive.
if you see the below screen, then personal hotspot now working on Mac through USB cable.Apple also give another option for personal hotspot with Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connection to your Mac (OS X EI Capitan/ OS X EI Yosemite).
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