After updating to iOS 8 or iOS 9 beta, many people complained about the “Personal Hotspot Missing Issue on iOS 8 or 9” on Apple forums. Many reported the same that the “Personal Hotspot” setting vanished after updating their device ti iOS 8 or iOS 9 beta. If you are facing the issue and searching the internet for a solution then we advice you to calm down as we have a solution which will fix personal hotspot missing issue on iOS 8 or iOS 9. We are going to show you exact steps to follow which will bring back the vanished “Personal Hotspot settings back in iOS 8 & 9“.
As described above many users who updated to iOS 8 mentioned about the problem. They faced the personal hotspot missing on iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPad Mini, etc. Personal Hotspot is one of the most useful and needed features for every device owner. As they can share the data connection among devices which can help a lot in many cases. Many people panicked when the feature got disappeared after iOS 8 update. You can follow thus guide to fix the personal hotspot missing issue on iOS 8.
How to Fix Personal Hotspot Missing in iOS 8 & iOS 9
We tried the method which we are going to mention to fix the issue. As we have tried it we can guarantee that you can also fix the issue by following few steps.
- Navigate to “Settings” application on your device. You will eventually find that “Personal Hotspot Settings” are missing.
- Now tap on “Cellular” in your settings.
- Next enable “Cellular Data” on your device and scroll down to find “Personal Hotspot“.
- In the Personal Hotspot, You will find three fields “APN, User Name & Password“.
- In APN Field enter the one which you see in “Cellular Data“.
- You can enter any Username in the “Username” field.
- The same goes with the Password field too.
- Navigate back to the settings screen and you can see the “Personal Hotspot” setting which was missing earlier. If it is missing then we advice you to reboot your device.
Most of the times the issue can be fixed by following above steps. But if you still face the personal hotspot missing on iPhone 4s or other devices then we advice you to check our solutions to fix it.
Solutions to Fix Personal Hotspot Missing in iOS 8 & 9
You can try the below solutions if you are facing the issue even after trying the above method. Have a look at all of the solutions and do try them one by one to know which solution actually fixed your issue and comment it down so that it will help others too.
#1.Hard Reset your iPhone or iPad
You can try hard resetting your device by holding the Power + Home button for 30 seconds which will reboot the device. This will fix all minor issues which you are facing.
#2.Try Resetting Network Settings
If you tried hard resetting your iPhone or iPad and still facing the issue then you can try resetting the network settings on your device. To do this you can navigate to “Settings >> General >> Reset >> Reset Network Settings“. It will ask for the password if you had enabled it.
#3.Try Resetting All Settings
If you are still facing the “Personal Hotspot Missing on iPad Mini” or other, We advice you to try resetting all settings of your device. You can do it by navigating to navigate to “Settings >> General >> Reset >> Reset All Settings“. It will ask for the password if you had enabled it.
#4.Restore your device using iTunes Backup
After following everything mentioned above and still facing the Personal Hotspot Missing in iOS 8 & iOS 9 issue then we advice you to restore your device using iTunes backup which you performed earlier.
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