Why Hotspot is not working? [ Reasons& Solutions]

Generally, the term hotspot is used to identify any particular place which is the source of internet connection. With the help of a hotspot, you can connect one device with another and you can access the internet from that device. For example, if you want to use your mobile internet data within your laptop then you can only do this by using a hotspot.

But sometimes the hotspot does not work accurately and therefore users face lots of problems. And I have also suffered from this problem and I have done a ton of research about this topic, in this article, I am going to share with you why the hotspot is not working and besides that, I will also provide some of its solutions. So, read the entire article for detailed information.

So, why hotspot is not working? there are some major and minor reasons there and based on those reasons these problems occur, such as if the settings of your device do not set properly and if you have blocked the systems of sharing the hotspot with others then this kind of problem mainly occurs. To know more about this topic read the entire article.

Fix Mobile Hotspot Problem

Sometimes when we share our hotspot connection with other devices then occurs some problems, and this is mainly happening because of our mobile settings. And to fix this problem you have to fix the mobile settings.

To, do the settings just follow the mentioned steps here-

Step 1:

First, open your device, and after that go to the settings options within your device. Within your device settings, you will get a wifi/ hotspot/ portable hotspot section. Just simply click on that option.

However, if you didn’t get the option from here then you will get the option from the notification panel in the upper section.

Step 2:

Now, in the second step just open the hotspot of your device, and below that section, you will get another option by the set up portable hotspot, just click on that option.

After clicking on that option several other options will also open in front of you and you have to set all the options one by one.

Step 3:

After opening the hotspot option some other options also appear in front of you such as setting up a portable hotspot, just simply click on that option, and after that various settings appear such as SSID, security, device identification, etc. Here the most essential setting is to select AP Band.

Just click on the select AP band option and then here you have to choose the 2.4 GHz option instead of the 5GHz band.

And after that just click on the right-click option to set up the settings.

However, after setting up the settings check the connected device settings and here you will get one option by the name of blocklists just click on that option and after that, you can the devices which you have blocked. Just click on the devices one by one and remove them all from the blocklists.

In this method, you can fix the hotspot problem that you have been facing.

Why my Mobile Hotspot is not Showing on other Devices?

Well, generally this problem mainly happens when you connect the mobile hotspot with the computer device or with the laptop.

And to fix this problem, you have t do some settings within your computers. Such as changing AP band or SSID or otherwise changing the country region.

In the below section I have discussed this topic and how should fix these problems.

Changing AP band and SSID:

This is the first method to fix this problem. Just visit the settings of your portable hotspot section and there you will get the ap band section just selects the ap band into the 2.4 GHz band from the 5 GHz band and after that within the SSD section type any other name.

I think this process will works for you, if it doesn’t work then you can follow the next method which is changing the country region option.

Changing the Country Region:

To, accomplish this task just visit this pc option and right-click there.

After doing the right-click option click on the manage option and then click on the device manager option.

You will get all the network settings options and just right-click here and go to the properties section and here you will get the dropdown option of changing the country region, just accomplish those tasks and click on the ok button.

If the first method does not work for you then this method will work for you.

Mobile Hotspot not Working on Laptop?

Sometimes when you have connected your computer or laptop with your mobile hotspot it displays some kinds of problems like the site can’t be reached. This is mainly happening because of your hotspot settings and you try to fix this problem by using proxy settings within your computer or laptop and your problem remains the same.

To, solve this kind of problem you have to fix the settings of your mobile devices, not your laptop settings. There are several ways to fix this problem and here in the below section, I have discussed this solution in detail.

Firstly, visit the settings section of your mobile phone and from here you have to set all kinds of network settings.

Just visit into the more option or network or dual sim option. Here selects the sim from which you access your data connection.

Now click on the I button of the specific sim card after that scroll down the page little bit and at the bottom section you will col orget the APN protocol or the APN recurring protocol.

And from this section change the IPv4 into IPv6, and I think after that it will work properly, if it doesn’t work then you can change it again.

By applying this method I hope your hotspot problem will fix.

Mobile Hotspot Connected but no Internet

This is another problem that occurs while connecting any device with a mobile hotspot. And there is only one way to fix this problem which is by doing the network resetting. Just go to your mobile settings and do the network settings.

And remember one thing when you will do network resetting your wifi password will remove from that area.

In ConClusion:

In this article, I have discussed some of the essential causes of why hotspot is not working? and besides that here I have also mentioned some types of solutions about this.

I hope you have liked this article and if you have any kind of query then you can ask me in the comment section and follow our website regularly for this kind of informational and helpful article.

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