Personal Hotspot Missing on iPhone XS, XS Max? Here’s the Fix

Most of the iPhone users often reporting that personal hotspot missing. Do You Have this issue?  If yes I’m sure that this article will help you to solve your issue. I too had faced this issue and I tried some steps to solve it. Hope those trick will useful to you.

Solution 1: Restart your device


  1. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the slide to power off screen appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn off your device.
  3. Again press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until you see an Apple Logo.


Solution 2: Turn On/Off Cellular Data

  1. Launch Settings.
  2. Tap Cellular Data and then turn off it.
  3. Turn On it back after a few seconds.

Solution 3: Reset All Settings

  1. Launch Settings > General.
  2. Scroll down to see Reset and then tap it.
  3. Tap “Reset all Settings”.

Solution 4: Remove APN Changes

Make sure if you had install any APN’s. If you installed try to remove it. Sometimes APN’s code will prevent the hotspot feature from showing up.

Solution 5: Reset Network Settings


  1. Launch Settings > General.
  2. Scroll down and click “ Reset”.
  3. Select Reset Network Settings.
  4. Enter your Password.
  5. Tap “Reset Network Settings” in the pop-up box to confirm.


Note: This action will delete all WiFi password APN & VPN settings of your iPhone.

Solution 6: Update Carrier Settings

  1. Launch Settings.
  2. Scroll down to General and then tab it.
  3. Tap About. If an update is available then tap update.

Solution 7: Restore your device

  1. Go to iTunes on your Mac.
  2. Connect your iPhone via Lightning cable.
  3. Then Hard Reboot your Device.
  4. Press and release Volume Up Button.
  5. Press and release Volume Down Button.
  6. Press and hold until you see the iTunes and Lightning cable logo.

Solution 8: Contact Apple Support

If your device is under any warranty status, then you can Contact Apple Support for further Repair or Replacement.

Hope the above solutions will be useful for you. If you have any doubt regarding this article, please share us via comments. Thank You.

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