SOLVED - Iphone Hotspot Not Working Windows 10

A Hotspot is one of the coolest features that allows you to connect your device to the Internet from anywhere you want. If you often travel from one place to another, a hotspot is the right choice to connect your laptop or mobile phone to the Internet than using public Wi-Fi.However, there are some issues faced by the users when using the hotspot feature. Some users have found that their iPhone hotspot not working Windows 10. If you’re also facing the same issue, try the possible troubleshooting solutions given below to fix it.

Iphone Hotspot Not Working Windows 10

Solution 1: Reconnect The Laptop Or Computer

Delete your iPhone hotspot from the previously connected or available list, and try to reconnect your laptop or computer to the same network. To do so, follow the instructions below.

  • In the taskbar of your Windows 10 laptop or computer, click on the Wi-Fi
  • Now, select the iPhone hotspot with whichyou’re encountering the issue and right-click on it.
  • Click the Forget option to delete it from the list.
  • After deleting it, click on the Wi-Fi icon again and add your iPhone hotspot by entering its SSID and password manually in the given fields.

Check whether the Iphone hotspot not working windows 10 issue is fixed. If not, try the next solution given below.

Solution 2: Restarting The Devices And Changing The Password

The restart process will help you resolve the hidden and small issues on your devices.

  • Restart your iPhone and the Windows 10 computer.
  • Now, change your hotspot password.
  • To do so, open the Settings screen on your iPhone.
  • Tap Personal Hotspot.On the opened screen, you can find the current password of your iPhone’s hotspot.
  • Now, tap on itand select the Change password
  • Create a strong password and enter it in the given field.
  • After changing the hotspot password successfully, try to connect your Windows 10 computer to it.

Solution 3: Updating Windows 10 and iOS

Sometimes, an outdated OS may also cause these kinds of issues. Check and update your Windows 10 and iOS operating systems.

For iOS

  • On the Settings screen of your iPhone, tap on the General
  • Select Software Update > Download and Install (if displayed).
  • Now, the upgrade process will be initiated,if available.

For Windows 10

  • Open the Windows Settings screen on your Windows 10 computer.
  • Click Update & Security > Windows Update.
  • To check for the latest update, locate and click on the Check for Updates

After updating the devices, check if the “iPhone hotspot not working Windows 10” issue is resolved. If not, try the next method given below.

Solution 4: Changing the device (iPhone) name

If the Windows 10 laptop or computer is unable to recognize your iPhone’s name, you may encounter these kinds of issues. To fix it, change your iPhone’s name by following the instructions below.

  • Tap on the General option on the Settings screen of your iPhone.
  • Select About > Name.
  • Type the name as per your preferences and save it.
  • Now, try to connect your Windows 10 computer or laptop to the iPhone’s hotspot.

Solution 5: Running the Windows Network Troubleshooter

  • Click the Network & Internet option in the Settings window of your Windows 10 computer or laptop.
  • Select Status > Network troubleshooter.

If your iPhone hotspot not working Windows 10 even after trying the above solutions, contact our trained technical experts by clicking the Call button provided on this page.