iPhone Personal Hotspot

dazlicous

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Jun 2, 2011
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Manchester
is there anyway to keep hotspot on iOS 12 on my XS Max
I can switch it on but everytime I exit the hotspot screen it auto switches itself off
iOS 11 on my 7+ would stay on until I manually switched it off
 

cynics

macrumors G4
Jan 8, 2012
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is there anyway to keep hotspot on iOS 12 on my XS Max
I can switch it on but everytime I exit the hotspot screen it auto switches itself off
iOS 11 on my 7+ would stay on until I manually switched it off
Personally I could never keep it on even with iOS 11. However I use other Apple devices so I just used the instant hotspot feature to turn it on remotely. I'm guessing the devices you are connecting aren't Apple products?
 

dazlicous

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Jun 2, 2011
978
265
Manchester
Personally I could never keep it on even with iOS 11. However I use other Apple devices so I just used the instant hotspot feature to turn it on remotely. I'm guessing the devices you are connecting aren't Apple products?
Yes they are but never heard of it remotely
How do you set up.
I mostly use it with my iPad but occasionally a rMBP
 

PhoenixDown

macrumors regular
Oct 12, 2012
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Once I have a device connected, I can usually leave the hot spot screen and the devices will remain connected.
 
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