Keep loosing Personel hotspot

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by jkeep, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. jkeep macrumors member

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    Jul 25, 2011
    #1
    Hi,

    I have my iPhone's personal hotspot on all day connected to my mac via wifi.
    I never used to have any issues until I updated to IOS 6 a few months ago.
    After that I had a lot of problems connecting, I would have to switch off, switch on, etc then somebody suggested reset network settings so I tried that and
    hey presto, it fixed the problem, well almost :(
    2-3 times a day the internet stops working, it is still connected to my iPhone but it dosnt work so I have to reset network settings on my phone again which
    is a pain in the ass.

    Anybody else having issues?
    Any ideas how to fix this?

    Regards,

    Jeff
     
  2. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

    Applejuiced

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    #2
    The personal hotspot shuts down after a while cause of inactivity in order to conserve battery. If nothing is connected or theres no data being used for a while then it turns off.
    Its by design, not much you can do on your end besides turn it back on when you need to connect again.
     
  3. jkeep thread starter macrumors member

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2011
    #3
    Hi,

    I can't just turn it on, it stops working and the only way to get
    it working is to reset network settings in settings.

    Kindest,

    Jeff
     

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