Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020
Techniques to turn on WiFi on your Laptop using iPhone’s personal hotspot is same for all iPhone models (iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7 (Plus), iPhone 6s (Plus)) but still, most of the people are failed to connect your iPhone to Laptop via personal hotspot. Find and Fix what are the reasons behind unable to turn WiFi on Laptop using personal hotspot. Your Laptop’s WiFi showing connecting and Your iPhone’s personal Hotspot Dropping out & Disconnecting itself.
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Fix issues of my Laptop Won’t connect to iPhone Hotspot
Forgot WiFi password on Laptop or Mac
By Default Windows system save your WiFi password after you successfully connect on the first time. After that, you don’t need to remember or type the password for the future time. This is plus point for quick use or switch other available WiFi lists.
The Bad thing is that when we change WiFi password here change personal hotspot password on iPhone. Laptop trying to connect with old password saved in your Windows system.
Here’s the key solution
Forgot saved WiFi password from your Windows Laptop or Desktop. Steps to forgot or reset WiFi password changed from Windows 7, Windows 8 to Windows 10.
Windows 10, Go to “WiFi icon” in Bottom Status bar > “Network Settings (Click on WiFi)” > “Manage WiFi Settings” > See “Manage known Networks” > Click on “network name” > Press “Forgot” button.
Windows 8 and Windows 7, Press “Windows Key + R” to open run window. Type ncpa.pl and Click on Ok button. See “WiFi card” > Right click on it, From “Drop-Down menu” > “Status” > In “General, Wireless Properties” > See “Network Security Key” [Remove it and type your password]. Now Click on “Ok” to save it.
Mac: review WiFi configurations in WiFi network preference, Go to Apple Menu > System Preferences > network [WiFi and Change or Update old one].
Now Connect your iPhone’s Personal Hotspot to Laptop windows
Turn on Personal Hotspot on iPhone, Go to the “Settings app” > “Cellular Data or Mobile Data” > “Personal Hotspot” > “Turn on” (See your Desired password for connecting your iPhone to nearby Laptop)
Rescan or check your iPhone in a list of nearby WiFi networks. Click on your iPhone’s name and Enter Personal hotspot password.
Click on Connect button for use personal hotspot on a laptop.
Read my past tutorial on Personal Hotspot problems,