iOS 12 Personal Hotspot Not Working (Fixed)


Many Apple users have a complaint that Personal Hotspot not working on their iPhone/iPad. They said that this problem occurred after updating iOS 12. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix this issue.
Fix 1: Refresh Personal Hotspot

  1. Go to Settings->Cellular.
  2. Make sure that Cellular Data is turned on.
  3. Tap “Personal Hotspot”.
  4. Turn off “Personal Hotspot”.
  5. Restart your iPhone/iPad.
  6. Then turn on “Personal Hotspot”.

Fix 2: Force Restart
Restart your iOS device that provides Personal Hotspot and the other device that needs internet.
iPad, iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus, and earlier
Press and hold the Home Button and Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the Apple Logo Appears.
iPhone 7 & 7 Plus
Press and hold the Side Button and Volume Down Button until the Apple Logo appears.
iPhone 8, 8 Plus, & X

  • Press the Volume Up Button and release it.
  • Press the Volume Down Button and release it.
  • Press and hold the Side Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Fix 3: Check for Software Update

  1. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Go to Settings->General->Software Update.
  3. Tap “Download and Install” if update is available.

Fix 4: Reset Network settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset Network Settings”.
  3. Enter the Passcode if required.
  4. Tap “Reset Network Settings” in the pop-up box.

Note: This action will reset all Wi-Fi Networks & Passwords, APN & VPN Settings, and Cellular Settings of your iPhone.
Fix 5: Update your Carrier Settings

  1. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Go to Settings->General->About.
  3. Tap “Update” in the pop-up box if update is available.

Fix 6: Reset All Settings

  1. Go to Settings->General->Reset.
  2. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  3. Enter your passcode and restrictions passcode.
  4. Tap “Reset All Settings”.
  5. Again tap “Reset all Settings” to confirm.

Note: This action will reset all Wi-Fi Networks & Passwords, APN & VPN Settings, and Cellular Settings of your iPhone.
Other Solutions:

  1. Change internet connections. Change the connection from Wi-Fi to Bluetooth or USB.
  2. Restore your iOS device to Factory Settings.

If you know any other solutions to fix Personal Hotspot not working on iOS 12, let us know through your comments.

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