Why is Hotspot Not Showing Up on PS4?

Why is Hotspot Not Showing Up on PS4?

Here in this article we will teach you how to deal if Hotspot not showing up on PS4. If you are too looking for a guide to resolve this issue, stay tuned with us. We will try to cover all the related queries which users frequently report on forum sites. So without any further delay let’s get started with the discussion.

Before discussing the solutions it is imperative to discuss the potential causes which are responsible for the above mention issue.

Reason 1: You are likely to face the above mention issue if your PS4 is not connected to the internet or your internet connectivity is not stable.

Reason 2: Another major reason is glitches/bugs in your PS4 device

Reason 3: Improper Connection configuration can also be a reason

Reason 4: If you are running an outdated PS4 firmware then it is quite possible to face this issue

Reason 5: Corrupted PS4 data also impact while connecting Hotspot to PS4

Reason 6: Unstable Hotspot Signal

What to do if Hotspot Not Showing Up on PS4?

In this section we will guide you on how to connect hotspot to the PS4 easily. To proceed follow the below mention steps:

For iPhone:

Step 1: Firstly open iPhone Settings and click on Mobile Data from the menu> turn on the toggle for the Mobile Data option

Step 2: Now from the Settings menu, tap on Personal Hotspot

Step 3: Now turn on the toggle for the Allow Others to Join option > nearby devices such as PS4 console, can immediately detect your Hotspot. The Hotspot should stay on as long as your cellular data is enabled

For Android:

Point to Remember: Since Android Smartphones don’t have the similar settings option and they may vary from manufacture to manufacture. So make sure the correct settings before modifying any on your device.

Step 1: Access the Quick Settings Panel by swiping down from the top, and after that click on Mobile data option to turn on the mobile data.

Step 2: Now from the Settings app, click on the Portable hotspot option

Step 3: Lastly turn on the toggle for the Portable hotspot option

Additionally, ensure your mobile hotspot can be seen so that your PS4 device can find it and connect to it

Steps for connecting PS4 to Phone Hotspot:

Step 1: First of all switch on your PS4 Console>Select Settings> Network

Step 2: Select the Set Up Internet Connection option

Step 3: Choose Use Wi-Fi

Step 4: Select Easy and now your PS4 will search for nearby mobile hotspots and wireless connections.

Step 5: Choose the name of your mobile hotspot from the list and enter the password. If the connection is successful, you device and the PS4 Console should receive notifications.

Additionally you can also update your PS4 Console and clear the corrupted cache data to resolve the issue.

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How to Set up Hotspot Manually on PS4?

You can follow the below mention steps for manually setting up the Hotspot on PS4:

Step 1: Click on the Mobile data option to turn on the mobile data from the Quick Settings Panel> Now launch the Settings app and click on the Portable hotspot option

Step 2: After that toggle on the Portable hotspot

Step 3: Select Settings from the PS4 Console > then Choose Network > Set up Internet Connection >Use Wi-Fi

Step 4: Now choose the Easy option > Select the desired mobile hotspot from the list and enter the password

If your connection is successful, your phone and PS4 should receive notifications.

We hope you liked the blog and you managed to connect PS4 with your Mobile Hotspot.

Thanks for Reading.

Sakshi Anant Author

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