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Where is the Personal HotSpot on my iOS 6? Mine is missing!

Where is the Personal HotSpot on my iOS 6? Mine is missing!

Oct 5, 2012

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Where is the Personal HotSpot on my iOS 6?

Mine is missing!

If you already subscribe to the Mobile Hotspot plan with your carrier, and find the Personal Hotspot option is missing on your iOS6 iPhone, you can follow the steps to enable the option.

Background:

Personal Hotspot lets you connect your computers and devices to the Internet using the cellular data connection on your device. To use this feature, enable Personal Hotspot on your cellular data plan. Make sure contact your carrier for information and pricing.
On iOS5 devices, the setting can be found under Network. However, it is not the case in iOS6 iPhones.

Steps:

You can use the Personal Hotspot by tapping

Settings > Personal Hotspot

or

Settings > General > Cellular Data > Personal Hotspot.

1. From the home screen, tap Settings. Best way to sync Gmail contacts with iphone with CardDav - Step 1 Setting
2. Select General. Personal HotSpot on my iOS 6 - Step 2 - General
3. Select Cellular… Personal HotSpot on my iOS 6 - Step 3 - Cellular
4. Select Setup Personal Hotspot. It may take couple second if this is first time to load. Personal HotSpot on my iOS 6 - Step 4 - Setup Personal Hotspot
5. Click Wi-Fi Password if you want to change to different password ios setup wifi personal hotspot
6. Now the Personal Hotspot can be toggle in the Setting menu. Personal HotSpot on my iOS 6 - Step 6 - Personal Hotspot setting

8 comments

  1. I could not find cellular in general to turn it on, can u help me resolve this problem?

  2. Thanks for the auspicious writeup. It in fact was once a leisure account it. Glance advanced to more brought agreeable from you! By the way, how could we keep up a correspondence?

  3. the point is the hotspot is not visible/there after upgrading to ios 6.1. how does one re-enable or put it back on the phone

  4. Mark Ratilla /

    Thanks for this very helpful tut.
    I can now use my personal hotspot.
    God Bless

  5. Thanks so much! Sooooo helpful! :o )

  6. Awesome, thanks man, i just Frustated before,but IT’S REALLY WORKS! ;)

    Cheers

  7. Amit /

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