If you did not know, then the Personal Hotspot function allows you to use your iPhone or iPad (Wi-Fi + Cellular) to connect to a cellular data network with another device. What to do if the Personal Hotspot not working feature or works incorrectly is described in this article.

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iPhone Hotspot not Showing Up or Hotspot not Working

If you need help using the Modem Mode feature or iPhone Hotspot not working. After each action, check if the problem is resolved. Follow these steps:

  • Make sure that Modem Mode is turned on in the Settings -> Modem Mode section. If you cannot find or enable the “Personal Hotspot” parameter, check if your mobile operator supports this mode and whether it is included in your tariff plan;
Why is My Personal Hotspot not Working on iPhone?
  • Restart your iPhone or iPad, working in modem mode, as well as the device that you want to connect to it;
Why is My Personal Hotspot not Working on iPhone?
  • Make sure you are using the latest version of iOS;
  • On an iPhone or iPad operating in modem mode, select Settings -> General -> Reset and click “Reset Network Settings”. After the reset, you will need to re-configure the mobile Internet and modem mode.
Why is My Personal Hotspot not Working on iPhone?


In the end, if you still need help, try connecting the “Personal Hotspot” device in a wired way, if possible.

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Hi there! My Name is Vincent Lago! My goal is to share insightful reviews, guides, and manuals for people looking to know more about current solutions for Apple hardware and OS. I have years of technological background knowledge including owning a custom iMacs & PCs which was using for different types of business. And now, I want to share my experience with you.

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